Tuesday, March 9, 2021

WSOU ANNOUNCES PROGRAMMING SPOTLIGHTING WOMEN’S HISTORY & MORE

Seton Hall’s WSOU 89.5 FM announced today their programming overview for the month of March, which will include NCAA men’s and women’s basketball coverage of the Seton Hall Pirates, merchandise giveaways, a chance of winning personalized videos from various bands, and so much more.

WSOU celebrates Women’s History Month by honoring impactful women metal artists through a heavy on-air rotation of the following bands: Code Orange, Arch Enemy, Lacuna Coil, In This Moment, Nightwish, Baroness, Kittie, Tetrarch, Windhand, and Dying Wish, among others.

In addition, throughout March, various other bands will be featured on the station through promotions, giveaways, and interviews. Listeners will be able to purchase WSOU’s own merchandise through its website (wsou.net), win a 20-30 second Cameo video from different bands, and obtain Dropkick Murphys’ swag.

“March is an important month for WSOU with Women’s History Month coverage and tributes, Seton Hall Men’s and Women’s basketball tournament coverage, the one-year anniversary of the COVID-19 shutdown, metal music interviews, and giveaways,” said Michael Daly, WSOU’s station manager. “WSOU’s staff continues to impress me every day with their resilience and dedication to the station. The spring is a busy time of the year here at WSOU, and our staff is hard at work making sure our listeners are given the best experience possible.” 

To celebrate St. Patrick’s Day, bands like Flatfoot 56, The Tossers, Flogging Molly, and Dropkick Murphys will play on a heavy rotation from March 1 to March 17, giving listeners the chance to listen to their favorite songs more to get them into the holiday spirit. In addition, two featured bands, Allegaeon and Gizmachi, will be spotlighted on air in exclusive interviews with WSOU.

As the home of the Pirates, WSOU’s sports department will continue covering Seton Hall’s men and women’s basketball through the post season in addition to a two-hour Pirate PrimeTime special for the men’s NCAA tournament bracket reveal. Lastly, there will be a FM sports broadcasts of the men’s soccer and baseball matchups, as well as a March Madness Bracket themed around metal music genres posted in all of WSOU’s social media platforms.

For more information about programming, giveaways, or to purchase WSOU merchandise, please visit https://www.wsou.net

About WSOU

WSOU 89.5 FM, which began broadcasting in 1948, is the student-run radio station of Seton Hall University.  Celebrated for its loud rock format and coverage of Seton Hall athletics, WSOU’s signal reaches all five boroughs of New York City and much of northern and central New Jersey and is available on iHeartRadio. WSOU was the 2016 winner of the National Broadcasters Association’s Marconi Award for Noncommercial Station of the Year and a 2019 nominee for the Marconi Award for Best College Radio Station.  More information about the station can be found online at www.wsou.net and www.facebook.com/WSOUFM.