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FM 87.7 Midtown Sacramento: Playing the Local Scene Worldwide!


You found Us! We're broadcasting from the heart of Midtown Sacramento and are the home of the Saturday Cruisin Show, Late Night Danny, The Big Fun Show, Global Beat and the Out of Site Radio Oldies Show!
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About Us


Ann Sylvia is a graduate of United States International University and is retired as a braille transcriber from the Sacramento Schools. She has worked for over six years as the host of both Saturday Cruisin Show and Global Beat. She has an extensive knowledge of world music as well as 50s, through the 80s music in general and is our station librarian and is responsible for much of the music you hear.
Dan Kysor is a retired civil rights advocate and former broadcaster on KPFA in Berkeley. Dan is the host of The Big Fun Show and Late Night Danny and is the station manager. He was the originator of the "Global Blind Exchange, GBX" in the mid-90s; a internet bulletin board service established before the world wide web. He has an overriding interest in internet platforms as he is the chief engineer of the Grid FM.
Tony Swartz is a retired computer programmer acreates voiceovers for cartoons, news broadcasts and radio in general. He is much of the voices you hear on the Grid FM. His skits and character impersonations are legendary.
Kevin Sheilds is a veteran radio personality and states "I grew up with a transistor radio in my pocket". He worked in college radio throughout the 70's and has a radio career extending 40 years. He produces his show, "Out of site Oldies" Saturdays 3 P.M.
Darragh Sean Ryan is a station operator and manages his own production firm, Dark Oak Productions. He has produced many of the short liners you hear on our station.

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Requirements for accepting music submissions for airplay:

  • 1. Media must be in either mp3 or ogg formats and of a good to excellent audio quality.
  • 2. Submissions must be labeled artist and title.
  • 3. if uploading more than one song, files must be in .zip format.
  • 4. Finally, we reserve the right to reject submissions.

  • Submitting a submission:
    There are two ways you can submit your submission
  • 1. Provide a dropbox link.
  • 2. attach a zip file to an email

  • Email your music here.

    Program Schedule


    All times are pacific continental U.S.

    Monday


    12 a.m. DreamScapes - Enviornmentally peaceful ambient music and sounds to enhance your sleep
    5:55 a.m. Feature Story News Headlines from bureaus around the world
    6 a.m. The Morning Mix - pop hits of the 70s, 80s and beyond give you the classic mixfm sound so popular in the 80s and 90s.<.A>
    11:55 a.m. Feature Story News Headlines from bureaus around the world
    12 p.m. Afternoon Mix - Classic rock through the decades
    6 p.m. Feature Story News Headlines from bureaus around the world
    6:05 p.m. Indigo Sunset - Jazz, world, pop plus much more great music

    Tuesday


    12 a.m. DreamScapes - Enviornmentally peaceful ambient music and sounds to enhance your sleep and evening.
    5:55 a.m. Feature Story News Headlines from bureaus around the world
    6 a.m. The Morning Mix - pop hits of the 70s, 80s and beyond give you the classic mixfm sound so popular in the 80s and 90s.
    11:55 a.m. Feature Story News Headlines from bureaus around the world
    12 p.m. Afternoon Mix - Classic rock through the decades
    6 p.m. Feature Story News Headlines from bureaus around the world
    6:05 p.m. Indigo Sunset - Jazz, world, pop plus much more great music

    Wednesday


    12 a.m. DreamScapes - Enviornmentally peaceful ambient music and sounds to enhance your sleep and evening.
    5:55 a.m. Feature Story News Headlines from bureaus around the world
    6 a.m. The Morning Mix - pop hits of the 70s, 80s and beyond give you the classic mixfm sound so popular in the 80s and 90s.
    11:55 a.m. Feature Story News Headlines from bureaus around the world
    12 p.m. Afternoon Mix - Classic rock through the decades
    6 p.m. Feature Story News Headlines from bureaus around the world

    Thursday


    12 a.m. DreamScapes - Enviornmentally peaceful ambient music and sounds to enhance your sleep and evening.
    5:55 a.m. Feature Story News Headlines from bureaus around the world
    6 a.m. The Morning Mix - pop hits of the 70s, 80s and beyond give you the classic mixfm sound so popular in the 80s and 90s.
    11:55 a.m. Feature Story News Headlines from bureaus around the world
    12 p.m. Afternoon Mix - Classic rock through the decades
    6 p.m. Global Beat (Live) with Ann Sylvia - Great world and jazz with pop thrown in.
    9:00 P.M. Late Night Danny - Dan Kysor offers a cool mix of varied music genres plus radio dramas, skits, comedy and a relaxing style. Expect the unexpected on this show.

    Friday


    12 a.m. DreamScapes - Enviornmentally peaceful ambient music and sounds to enhance your sleep and evening.
    5:55 a.m. Feature Story News Headlines from bureaus around the world
    6:00 a.m. The Morning Mix - pop hits of the 70s, 80s and beyond give you the classic mixfm sound so popular in the 80s and 90s.
    7:00 A.M. Feature Story News Headlines from bureaus around the world
    8:00 A.M. Feature Story News Headlines from bureaus around the world
    9:00 A.M. Feature Story News Headlines from bureaus around the world
    12 p.m. Afternoon Mix - Classic rock through the decades
    4:00 P.M. The History of Rock "N" Roll - Serial documentary depicting the history o the birth and development of a musical revolution, Rock and Roll
    5 p.m. The Big Fun Show (Replay) with Dan Kysor - Dan features rare tracks, a vast 60 year collection of classic rock, vintage odd ball tunes, forgotten hits, great comedy and just plain good conversation and fun!
    8 p.m. The Cruisin Show (Replay) Ann Sylvia - Music of the 60's, 70's 80's are featured here. Ann plays some very rare recordings.
    10 P.M. Out of Site Oldies (Replay) with Kevin Shields presents a broad array of obscure and rare oldies covering several decades. This show is unlike any you will or have ever heard.

    Saturday


    12 a.m. DreamScapes - Enviornmentally peaceful ambient music and sounds to enhance your sleep and evening.
    6 a.m. Sound of the 70's We play it all here, you will not believe what you are going to hear
    8 a.m. The Sounds of the 60's Playing over 10,000 in our 60s database, we will also focus on various year in that decade.
    10 a.m. The Big Fun Show (Live) with Dan Kysor - Dan features rare tracks, a vast 60 year collection of classic rock, vintage odd ball tunes, forgotten hits, great comedy and just plain good conversation and fun!
    1 p.m. The Saturday Cruisin Show (Live) with Ann Sylvia - Music of the 60's, 0's 80's are featured here. Ann plays some very rare recordings.
    3 P.M. Out of Site Oldies with Kevin Shields presents a broad array of obscure and rare oldies covering several decades. This show is unlike any you will or have ever heard.
    5 P.M. The History of Rock "N" Roll - Serial documentary depicting the history of the birth and development of a musical revolution, Rock and Roll
    6 P.M. AHA! The 80s! All music of the decade played randomly featuring over 13,000 songs
    9:00 P.M. Late Night Danny - Dan Kysor offers a cool mix of varied music genres plus radio dramas, skits, comedy and a relaxing style. Expect the unexpected on this show.

    Sunday


    12 a.m. DreamScapes - Enviornmentally peaceful ambient music and sounds to enhance your sleep and evening.
    6 a.m. Midtown Sunrise A mix of cool and contemporary jazz, pop, light rock, world and new age to start your sunday morning.
    9 a.m. The Sounds of the 60's Playing over 10,000 in our 60s database, we will also focus on various year in that decade.
    11 a.m. Sound of the 70's We play it all here, you will not believe what you are going to hear
    1 p.m. Global Beat (Replay) with Ann Sylvia - Great world and jazz with pop thrown in.
    4 p.m. Folk Salad - A mix of Americana, traditional folk, folk rock, pop folk, and classical folk.
    6 p.m. Soul over the City Our random logGirhythmic formula insures that you always get a new variety of one of the most complete collections of rhythm and blues. You will truly be amazed!
    9 p.m. Blues Alive - The world's all time finest blues mix combining classic blues, rock blues and delta blues and much more

    Calling All DJ's!


    Attention DJ's: We are always looking for DJ's who want to broadcast their interesting show ideas.
    Because we are the little station that could, we could not pay DJ's at this point but our venue is good and you can even broadcast from the comfort of your own home.
    Send us your show ideas in one of the email links below and we'll get you on your way.
    We have a testing server and all DJ's will be auditioned.

    Contact Us


    Telephone (916) 706-1431
    Email Ann Sylvia, Station Librarian.
    Email Dan Kysor, Manager.
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