Saturday Flight Classic Rock – 30th May 2015

This week on Saturday Flight Classic Rock:

Strawbs, Manfred Mann’s Earthband, Fleetwood Mac, Tyketto, Killing Joke, Joan Armatrading, Richard Ashcroft, Simple Minds, Chicago, Icehouse, Stephen Stills, Focus, Billy Joel, Judas Priest, Bob Seger & The Silver Bullet Band, Phil Manzanera, Patti Smith, Atlanta Rhythm Section, Utopia, Kiki Dee, Heart, King King, Bad Company, Jefferson Starship.

6 – 8pm on 101.8FM Stereo with Paul Stellings

Saturday Flight Classic Rock – 23rd May 2015

This week on Saturday Flight Classic Rock:

Joe Walsh, Barclay James Harvest, John Miles, Russ Ballard, Metallica, Free, Rolling Stones, Paul Carrack, Glen Frey, Roger Daltry, Golden Earing, Uriah Heap, Neil Young, Supertramp, Don Henley, Tinsley Ellis, Dare, Saracen, Earth & Fire, Steppenwolf, Magnum.

Plus a track from the new Whitesnake album, “The Purple Album”

6 – 8pm on 101.8FM Stereo with Paul Stellings

New programmes coming to Vixen 101

Two new programmes coming to Vixen 101 soon:

Starting Saturday 23rd May 2015, join Chris Render for, “Do you like good music”, going back to the 1950’s and 1960’s, including some Rock & Roll. Saturday’s 2 to 3pm.

Gordon Sharpe joins the station on Sunday 31st May 2015, to take a look at the music of the 1970’s. To mix it up and make things more interesting Gordon finds some of those songs which didn’t make the charts, but are worth dusting down and remembering. Every Sunday 2 to 3pm.

Saturday Flight Classic Rock – 16th May 2015

This week on Saturday Flight Classic Rock:

Gin Blossoms, Dire Straits, Steve Miller Band, Wishbone Ash, The Who, Eagles, 10cc, Little River Band, The Babys, Kenny Loggins, Mr Mister, Jack Bruce, Kenny Wayne Shepherd, Pink Floyd, The Cars, Ronnie James Dio, ZZ Top, Legs Diamond, Far Corporation, Kansas.

Plus tracks from the new Phil Manzanera album, “The Sound Of Blue”, and Toto’s latest album, “Toto 14″.

6 – 8pm on 101.8FM Stereo with Paul Stellings

Saturday Flight Classic Rock – 2nd May 2015

This week on Saturday Flight Classic Rock:

Gary Moore, Kate Bush, Graham Parker, Joan Armatrading, Boston, Patti Smith Group, Robbie Robertson, Donald Fagen, Dan Patlansky, Joe Bonamassa, Atomic Rooster, Hawkwind, Genesis, Whitesnake, Nils Lofgren, U2, Maggie Bell, Crosby Stills Nash & Young, Foreigner, Gerry Rafferty, Deep Purple, Electric Light Orchestra.

Plus the new single from King King.

6 – 8ps on 101.8 FM Stereo with Paul Stellings

Saturday Flight Classic Rock – 18th April 2015

This weekend on Saturday Flight Classic Rock:

Journey, Paul Carrack, Chris Rea, David Lee Roth, Charlie, Dire Straits, Y & T, Eric Clapton, Phil Collins, Kula Shaker, Survivor, Bad Company, Van Morrison, Supertramp, Mammoth, Santana, Westworld, Tinsley Ellis, Glen Frey, Player.

Plus tracks for the forthcoming new albums from King King and Dan Patlansky.

6 – 8pm on 101.8 FM Stereo with Paul Stellings

The Fox’s Den Fundraiser Fest

After a 2 year break, The Fox’s Den Show is holding a fundraising music festival on Saturday 18th April at The Woolpack Inn, 6 Fawcett Street, York, YO10 4AH. The event is to raise much-needed funds towards the running costs of Vixen 101. Entry is free, but donations will be appreciated. The event starts at 1pm and ends at midnight. Below is the list of musicians and the times they are playing.

13:00 Karlos Senór
13:45 Steel Threads
14:30 Doug Peters / Chris Barnes
15:15 Steve Kendra
16:00 Katie Spencer
16:45 Chris (The man in a hat) Martin
17:30 No Parking For Caravans
18:15 Dogfinger
19:00 Amber Warren
19:45 Carrie Martin
20:30 Tim Moon
21:15 Vinnie Whitehead
22:00 Ben Parcell
22:45 2 Headed Dog
23:30 Two Pack

Please come and support us as well as support local music.

Saturday Flight Classic Rock – 11th April 2015

This week on Saturday Flight Classic Rock:

The Strawbs, Yes, Wings, Gary Wright, Def Leppard, Moody Blues, Rolling Stones, Robin Trower, Bob Seger & The Silver Bullet Band, Nils Lofgren, T Rex, Broken English, Steve Winwood, Suzanne Vega, Alan Parsons Project, Christopher Rainbow, Robbie Robertson, Joe Satriani, Daryl Hall & John Oates, Strangeways, Toto, George Thoroughgood & The Destroyers.

6 – 8pm on 101.8 FM stereo with Paul Stellings

Newbald athlete – Ed Lisney training for his first marathon.

South Newbald athlete Edd Lisney is in training for his first marathon after a busy few weeks which have seen him win an award and hand over thousands to charity.
Edd is planning to tackle the Brighton marathon in April in aid of the learning disability charity, Linkage Community Trust.
The last time we spoke to Edd, he was training for a canoe feat with a group of friends along the Thames last August. It raised several thousand pounds for multiple sclerosis.
Tony Barker caught up with the Pocklington accountant during a rare rest day…..

East Riding Vicar – The Reverend Geoff Hollingsworth and the Three Peak Challenge

 An East Riding vicar is preparing to climb three Yorkshire peaks this Easter to help raise vital funds for his local churches, which include Shiptonthorpe and Londesborough.

The Reverend Geoff Hollingsworth, who leads the Pocklington Group of churches, says they need to find thousands of pounds every year to reduce a deficit in parish finances.

Reverend Hollingsworth has been talking to Tony Barker about his forthcoming challenge….