2NURFM is a community radio station and many of our presenters share their own collections on air.
There's classical, jazz, blues, country, folk, punk rock, and brass.
Sunday 6.00pm - 7.00pm
Ray Hugo presents a weekly program of mostly classical music, recorded at venues around the Hunter region.
2NURFM provides a forum for local artists to reach audiences not only in the Hunter, but right around Australia and the world.
As a faculty of The University of Newcastle, the Conservatorium fosters music teaching and performance. In its Concert Hall, regarded as one of the finest in the country, Newcastle audiences enjoy recitals by students, and eminent local artists.
|February 2||VIOLIN VIRTUOSI OF THE ITALIAN BAROQUE - featuring ANNA McDONALD (violin), and ROSALIND HALTON (harpsichord) playing works by Stradella, Corelli, Scarlatti and VIVALDI|
|February 9||St. LAWRENCE STRING QUARTET and DIANA DOHERTY (Oboe) present a program of HAYDN, MOZART, BEETHOVEN and MATTHEW HINDSON|
|February 16||SOUND THE TRUMPETS - Ceremony and Splendour of the Royal Courts interpreted by CRISPIAN STEELE-PERKINS (world's leading player of the Baroque trumpet), MICHAEL LAIRD and JOHN FOSTER (Baroque Trumpets and Cornetto), accompanied on the Newcastle Conservatorium Organ by DAVID DRURY|
|February 23||STEPHEN HOUGH - remarkable international pianist playing works by SCHUMANN, LISZT and BEETHOVEN together with a fascinating collection of 19th century waltzes on the Newcastle Conservatorium's Stuart Grand Piano|
Thursdays 8.00pm - 11.00pm
Three hours of great jazz.
Among the many artists are Diana Krall, Paul Furniss, the Dutch Swing College Band, Janet Seidel, Ella Fitzgerald, Art Tatum, Benny Goodman, Bob Barnard Chuck Folds, Lu Watters and Louis Armstrong.
It's the cream of the crop presented by Brian Bourne.
Wednesday 8.00pm - 9.00pm
Tony Vidray plays an eclectic mix of 80s and 90s album tracks, fantastic cover versions and B sides.
Saturday 9.00am to 12.00pm
Russell Thornton invites you to spend Saturday morning with him as he plays favourites from the 50s and 60s.
Reminisce with a mixture of jazz, middle of the road, and a few songs that time forgot.
Wednesday 9.00pm - 10.00pm
Jane Klein and Phil Bates present a program of the best folk music from around the world.
To drop us a line or make a comment, email us email@example.com. We'd love to hear from you.
You can stream the most recent editions using iTunes or Windows Media Player.
During his 43 years in banding, Geoff McGregor has amassed a lifetime of knowledge and for 32 years has been sharing that knowledge with listeners to Brass Encounters.
Geoff has been the recipient of several major awards for service to the Community through Brass Banding including Lake Macquarie Citizen of the Year in the Australia Day Honours Awards 2005 and The Centenary Medal Queens Birthday Honours Awards 2003. He is a State and National Champion for both playing and marching and is a well known Tenor Horn player in this region and further afield.
The Hunter region of New South Wales has a long tradition of brass music and 2NURFM is the only local radio station that features brass music.
Brass Encounters is your window to the world for the best available in the Brass Band arena, often presenting new releases first around the globe.
To hear the most recent editions of the program, click the links below:
You can contact Geoff via email.
Friday 8.00pm - 11.00pm
Jeremy Damstra, Chris Green, Simon Hurn, Michael Maher, Dave Bell and Jim West - a great group of guys co-host Australia's longest running dedicated blues program featuring the classic blues tracks, local blues performers, interviews, listener requests and a weekly gig guide.
Monday 8.00pm - 10.00pm
Nick Williams, Carl Gregory, with Matt Hayden (fortnightly)
It's an expansive and varied world we live in today, and at times it can be hard to take stock of the more absurd aspects. Luckily 2NURFM has The Dungeon to trawl through the world and find out the word on the streets you may not have heard yet.
Nick and Carl take a left of centre and slightly dark look at what people get up to locally and on continents far away. Breaking up the laughs, jeers and pauses of confusion is some of the most varied and talented music from the Hunter region and musical auteurs of all genres.
Tuesday 9.00pm - 11.00pm
DJ Fuel has been playing in clubs for well over 15 years throughout Newcastle and NSW, and in The Party Life he shares his knowledge and passion for dance music with you.
On the show Fuel aims the bring you the latest dance music from the biggest artists in the world, around Australia and from right here in our backyard, The Hunter.
Various segments on the show include, interviews, guest mixes, flashbacks, album reviews, and the week's hottest tune.
Past episodes can be heard at www.thepartylife.com.au.
For more about DJ Fuel - www.djfuel.com.au.
To contact DJ Fuel - firstname.lastname@example.org.
with Warren Fuller or John Slaven
Sunday 4.00pm - 6.00pm
The best in country favourites from around the globe are played by Warren Fuller or John Slaven.
Australian artists are a feature, especially independents like Kathy Coleman, Bob Easter, Melissa Bajric, Donnie Soper, John Battle, Johanna Hemara, Brian Letton, and the legend Slim Dusty.