Perth community radio station RTRFM 92.1’s Radiothon begins tomorrow. The 10-day celebration starts on Friday 10th of August at 6am with breakfast, running through till lunchtime on Sunday 19th August.
RTRFM are a not-for-profit, independent radio station based in Perth. Centred around the community, the station is solely supported through the subscriptions and kind donations of their listeners. The Radiothon is an annual fundraising drive which makes up more than a third of the station’s operating income, allowing them to produce high quality music all year round.
The opening party begins this Saturday 11th of August at Badlands Bar, featuring Skullcave, New Talk, Dumbleachers, Doublethink Prism, Ratking, Noah Dillon and Black Stone from The Sun, just to name a few. Snag a spot by getting your ticket here.
So, what exactly will be happening during the Radiothon? For the next 10 days, RTRFM will be visited by special guests, with former presenters as well as local personalities making an appearance. There is also word of live in-studio performances from Perth’s favourite musicians! To make things even more exciting, you can get a Radiothon Donut from all Mary Street Bakery outlets, with $1 donated back to RTRFM from every donut. A special Radiothon blend of Twin Peak Coffee will also be hitting a number of venues around Perth, so keep an eye out for that.
RTRFM’s dedicated team of phone room volunteers will be available to take any subscriptions and donations during the Radiothon, but you can also subscribe online at rtrfm.com.au. As a subscriber, you receive discounts around Perth, as well as access to exclusive screenings, cheap tickers and prizes throughout the year on the station. Check out what discounts are available to you here.
All donors and subscribers have until Monday 24th of September to pay their pledge and go into the running for some amazing major prizes. You may be taking home a new Lambretta V-Special Scooter, courtesy of Lambretta & Ace Scooters, or a 1.5kW home solar package valued at $3000 thanks to Infinite Energy, or even free entry to every show at Mojos Bar, Rosemount Hotel and Four5nine bar for a year plus special one-off events, thanks to Cool Perth Nights. There will be a plethora of other prizes, as well as hundreds of spot prizes to win, so head on over to their website to find out what you may be lucky enough to go home with.
The RTRFM extravaganza celebrating all things community radio and local music ends with a bang at The Bird and Ezra Pound on Saturday 18th of August.
For more information on the Radiothon, including the list of prizes and information on how to volunteer, please visit their website.