Today!

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Today is the show’s 6th Membership Drive. (that means that the show has been on the air for over 3 years now, woohooo!!)
 
Here is the thing: during the Membership Drive we will be asking for your donations to CIUT 89.5fm for the show to continue. The show needs a modest 10 MEMBERS per hour to stay on the air! (Anyone that pledges $25 or more becomes a MEMBER of CIUT) All the donations go to the day-to-day functioning costs of CIUT 89.5 FM, a listener-supported radio station and not for profit registered charitable organization. So when you donate and become a member, you are supporting community radio and everything that community radio does.
The campaign is also a way to evaluate listenership for each show and what it brings to the station in terms of unique, quality programming. As a show host and programmer on CIUT I have the creative freedom to play music that you will not hear on commercial radio. I have featured countless Canadian and international artists including live performances and interviews: Les Jupes, Esben and the Witch, Sacred Animals, Zeus, Olenka and the Autumn Lovers, Drive Faster, Little Foot Long Foot, the Balconies, Teenage Kicks, the Dead Ringers, Make Your Exit, Band of Skulls, the Junction to name a few!  
Here is how you can support the show:
– Call our pledge line THIS WEEK: 416-946-7800; or toll-free at 1-888-204-8976
– With any major credit card on our website (this is a secure sever): www.ciut.fm
– Stop by in person any weekday during office hours: Monday-Friday, 8:00am to 6:00pm (extended hours during the campaign only)
– Download a printable form (pdf) available on the website:  www.ciut.fm and mail a cheque or money order.

You will get a tax receipt and will be entered into the CIUT Grand Prize draw as well as the Dreaming in Stereo prize draw. Every pledge  helps. Also, please make sure you mention the name of the show you are supporting!

Thought I would also list some of the amazing contents of the prize packs (yes I have two this time around!)

Prize # 1 (we are doing this draw at 4pm, only if you pledge by then) contains a ton of music including:

TV on the Radio
The Naked and Famous
Royal Bangs
Ra Ra Riot
Dan Mangan
Chilly Gonzales
Chikita Violenta
The Bicycles + the Bicycles board Game
…and more

Grand Prize (everyone who pledges by the end of the show will be entered into this draw):

Steamwhistle Prize Pack (Wildlife + the Darcys show on April 29th passes for 2, drink tickets, Steamwhistle Brewery tour tickets, swag)

and to name a few CDs:

TV on the Radio
The Naked and Famous
Royal Bangs
The Joy Formidable
Timber Timbre
Broken Social Scene
Snowblink
In Flight Safety
Jenn Grant
Liam Finn
Blitzen Trapper
Ra Ra Riot
Dan Mangan
Chilly Gonzales
Chikita Violenta
and tons more!
  
Thank you for tuning in!

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