Radio Day By The Bay

Saturday, July 16, 2011

CHRS Bay Area Radio Museum - Radio Day By The Bay!

KRE Live at the California Historical Radio Society's
Bay Area Radio Museum & Hall of Fame

Listen to the CHRS interview with Frank Dill and Mike Cleary

Listen to the CHRS interview with Ed Baxter

Radio Day By The Bay is the California Historical Radio Society's big annual open house and fundraiser, featuring entertainment, food, an auction of rare, classic radios and tours of the museum, as well as the live announcement of the latest members of the Bay Area Radio Hall of Fame.

The event is held at the CHRS Bay Area Radio Museum, located in the old KRE Radio Station on Shellmound Street (near Ashby Avenue off I-80) in Berkeley, under the giant radio tower south of Aquatic Park.

Carter B. Smith at Radio Day By The Bay

Carter B. Smith at the mike for Radio Day By The Bay

The California Historical Radio Society presents

Radio Day By The Bay "LIVE! at KRE 2011"

A Tribute to Carter B. Smith...

Join us as we celebrate the life and times of one of local radio's most beloved radio personalities, Carter B. Smith (Bay Area Radio Hall of Fame Class of 2007)
At the historic KRE Radio Station Building,
601 Ashby Ave., Berkeley (Enter on Shellmound)
Saturday, July 16th, 10 AM - 2 PM ... Gates open at 9:00 AM
$5 Donation at the Gate. Children free.
A Benefit for CHRS & the Bay Area Radio Museum

Master of Ceremonies:

Duncan Robertson - "KREative Radio" personality 1973 - 78

Carter B. Smith Tribute: We’ll revisit CB's career, screen his last interview and hear Carter stories from friends, colleagues and family. Hosted by Ben Fong-Torres and featuring guest speakers Frank Dill, Mike Cleary, Greg Sherwood, Clark Reid, Kim Wonderley, Celeste Perry, Stan Bunger, and Carter's sons, Clayton and Blake Smith.

Live Musical Performance:

Frankye Kelly & The Radio Daze Band - Performing Jazz standards and your Swing favorites

http://www.frankyekelly.com/

- Plus -

A Live Radio Play!
The Broadcast Legends Present
The Lone Ranger - "Trouble at the Rafter H"
Live on Stage

-Also-

Announcement of the Bay Area Radio Hall of Fame Class of 2011

- And -

Giant auction of vintage electronics: including beautiful vintage radios, phonographs, test equipment, amateur gear and more.

Silent Auction of radio station and Carter B. Smith memorabilia
Living History Interviews: Frank Dill, Mike Cleary, Ed Baxter
Tours of KRE (including the actual Wolfman Jack "American Graffiti" studio)
See the Bay Area Radio Hall of Fame
Discover Ham Radio with W6CF
Vintage electronic Flea Market Food & Beverages
CHRS Bake Sale
Jensen - Magnavox Display
Antique Radio Classified Display

Sound by Dan Healy & Sons

CHRS HOTLINE - (415) 821-9800 or visit the CHRS website.

WHERE IS THE MUSEUM?

Wolfman Jack in the KRE studio (American Graffiti)

Wolfman Jack in the KRE Radio studio during
the filming of 1972's "American Graffiti"

This Year's Schedule (subject to change):

09:00 - Gate opens - Auction Preview, Auction Paddles for Sale, Electronic Flea Market, FREE magazine give away, Food Sales, Bake Sale, KRE Building Open, Museum Store Open, W6CF and Bay Area Radio Hall of Fame Open, see the Antique Radio Classified and Jensen/Magnavox Displays, Silent Auction Begins, Raffle Begins, music from the Control Room with Duncan Robertson & Rob Singleton

10:00 - Welcome - Auction Pt.1

*10:15 - Frank Dill / Mike Cleary interview

11:10 - 1958 News & The Lone Ranger, “Trouble at the Rafter H” - The Broadcast Legends

11:40 - Tribute to Carter B. Smith - Hosted by Ben Fong-Torres

12:00 - Announcement of Bay Area Radio Hall of Fame – Class of 2011

12:05 - Auction Pt. 2 *12:10 - Ed Baxter interview in studio

1:00 - CHRS Fellows in History & Preservation Awards

1:05 - Frankye Kelly & The Radio Daze Band

1:55 - Presentation of Outstanding Service Award

2:00 - Auction Pt. 3 *2:05 - Screening of Carter B. Smith's last interview

3:00 - Good Bye!

 

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