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Sunday, 29 March 2020

PLEASE NOTE, DUE TO THE C-19 VIRUS SOME SHOW DAYS AND TIMES MIGHT CHANGE, WE WILL STILL BE WITH YOU FOR ALL YOUR FAVOURITE TUNES FROM THE 30S, 40S AND CROONERS

 

1940sRadio.Com Vintage Radio Station

Author: Mark (Rory) Davies
(Roaring Forties)

1940sRadio.Com Studio Having come from a technical background, I needed to find something to occupy my time after finishing a number of substantial projects for Y2K (Year 2000) and taking early retirement. I already had a keen interest in music and also wanted to keep my IT skills honed so creating an online radio station sounded like a fun option to keep me occupied.

Not wishing to jump through hoops with PRS (Performing Rights Society), I chose to opt for an open-source music solution and the 1940s hit the spot perfectly. After a quick search on the Internet, I secured 1940sRadio.Com, circa 2012 and started experimenting with online streams and software to get to grips with all the pitfalls.

The Early Days

The station ran on automated software for about three years and was oddly picking up quite a following and it seemed only fair to take the time and trouble to take it up a gear so I went on the trawl for some help. This came in the form of Dave Dawes who was already a 1940s DJ and sound engineer who ticked all the boxes.

Dave graciously accepted my proposal to put together a more robust service and within a month we had tightened up the scheduling and taken the plunge to produce our own weekly shows. Things have snowballed a little since then and we now have eight regular presenters adding a fresh twist to the 40s every day of the year.

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Events with 1940sRadio.ComEvents with 1940sRadio.ComBring the 40s to your event with 1940sRadio.Com

Our friendly proactive events team brings their expertise to the table helping your event go with a swing. 1940sRadio.Com offers a range of event services to complement functions of all sizes, from sound engineers to Swing DJs, we can tailor a package to suit your needs and within budget.

* Event Compere
* Swing DJ/Presenter
* Crooners
* Big Bands
* Period Displays
* Re-Enactors
* Dancers
* FOH Sound Engineer
* Event Planning
* Marketing
* National and European Coverage

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Events with 1940sRadio.Com

The team here at 1940sRadio.com are always happy to assist fellow vintage enthusiasts with events small and large. We can help by providing;

  • DJ(s)/compere(s) for a Dance Club event, tea/dinner dance or 1940s/vintage evening;
  • PA for vintage markets, exhibitions or fayres;
  • PA and sound engineer(s) to support bands or vocalists at a vintage event.

We have close links with a number of Dance Clubs, Dance Schools and Re-enactors who may well be able to join us to give your event an even more nostalgic feel.

Take a look below to see just some of the events we are supporting this year. If you would like further details please contact us using the form on the Contact page above or by emailing This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

1940sradio.com will be performing at the following events

PLEASE NOTE DUE TO THE CORONA VIRUS SOME EVENTS MAY BE CANCELLED

 GOTO LOVEOFTHE40S.CO.UK FOR FURTHER EVENT DETAILS

May 2020

Saturday 9th and Sunday 10th, National Trust, Hughenden Manor (High Wycombe) VE weekend event, CANCELLED

www.nationaltrust.org.uk

Saturday 16th & Sunday 17th, Haworth 1940s weekend, Dave will be performing outside Haworth railway station on behalf of the Worth Valley Railway CANCELLED

www.kwvr.co.uk

June 2020

Saturday 20th, Padiham on Parade, Big Band Dance CANCELLED

Saturday and Sunday 27th & 28th, Padiham on Parade CANCELLED

www.padihamonparade.org.uk

July 2020

Friday 17th, Saturday 18th & Sunday 19th, Woodhall Spa 1940s weekend, Lincolnshire Cancelled

www.woodhall-spa-40s-festival.com

August 2020

Friday 7th, Saturday 8th & Sunday 9th, The Gloucestershire, Vintage & Country Extravaganza. 1940sradio.com will be performing with guests on the Saturday and Sunday. www.glossvintageexravaganza.co.uk

Saturday 8th & Sunday 9th, Harborough at War, Re enactment and living history weekend 

www.harboroughatwar.co.uk

September 2020

Saturday 12th & Sunday 13th, National Trust, Hughenden Manor, 1940s weekend. Dave,Sammie + Guests will be performing all weekend.

www.nationaltrust.org.uk/hughenden

October 2020

 

November 2020

December 2020

 

 

 

 

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