This year, please join us for RCTV’s Black Music Month Celebration on Saturday, June 18 from 2 to 5 PM. Come down to the station (21 Gorham Street off St. Paul Street) to watch the live concert, or if you can’t make it in person, listen to our live radio broadcast, streaming at 100.9 WXIR.
Hosted this year by our 100.9 WXIR on-air personalities, Janella B., Joel James and Andre Williams, the day will feature performances by and interviews with the following Rochester-based musicians:
The Cholly Atkins Live Experience, features music in the style of the Manhattans, the Temptations and the Spinners.
Will B. sings the soulful sounds of R&B.
Anthony Dounte, who has been singing at the age of 15, was influenced by his dad Grand Tone.
The Achievers – Ashley Nicole JBain DaStar and Vicke Vyto perform a combination of Hip Hop, Rap, R&B and Inspirational music.
RAin Christi – This is “a Woman on a Mission,” who combines poetry, painting and piano to enhance the world.
Kool Steev – Kool Steev’s sounds infuse smooth R&B with traces of jazzy hip hop and club banging beats.
In addition to our live celebration on June 18, we’ll also be celebrating Black Music Month throughout the month of June on 100.9 WXIR with our Black Music Month Minutes, where we profile iconic Black musicians and some of the music for which they’re most recognized.
So, please plan to join us in-person or online on June 18 from 2 to 5 PM for our Black Music Month Celebration party, and join us on 100.9 FM WXIR on June 18, and throughout the month of June to hear profiles of some of the musicians whose contributions we celebrate!
There is no charge to attend this fun event, and off-street parking in our lot makes it convenient to park.