JIVE 95 ERA OF KSAN IS THE BARHOF LEGENDARY STATION FOR 2014
BENEFIT CONCERT AND KSAN REUNION LUNCHEON TO BE HELD JUNE 4th and 5th
“KSAN’S LIVE JIVE” CD PROJECT NOW TO BENEFIT CHRS & BARHOF
The Bay Area Radio Hall Of Fame, (BARHOF), is pleased to announce the selection of KSAN Jive 95 as the BARHOF Legendary Station for 2014. KSAN is the first Legendary FM station. The period from 1968 through 1978 fueled the flames of creative freedom on the airwaves and produced some of the most incredible, inspiring, outrageous radio ever broadcast. Tom Donahue led a motley crew of radio pioneers who brought a new sound to the airways. Free form radio, long cuts, new artists and no holds barred commentary. KSAN Jive 95 proudly joins, KCBS, KGO, KFRC, KNBR and KSFO as the newest Legendary Station in the BARHOF.
Two events to celebrate KSAN’s induction into this prestigious radio station group will be held in June. A KSAN Jive 95 Reunion Concert will be held on Wednesday, June 4th, at Yoshi’s in San Francisco to benefit the California Historical Radio Society and its’ Bay Area Radio Hall Of Fame. The featured artists for the “KSAN Reunion Concert” will be Big Brother and the Holding Company, Country Joe McDonald, Cold Blood with Lydia Pense and special guest Rick Stevens, the Imperial Messenger Service with special guests, and others to be announced. KSAN played an important part in making these groups famous by featuring their music. A VIP Reception with the musicians will be held at 6:00 p.m.Tickets are $49 for the concert and $150 for the VIP reception and concert. Buy tickets here. The VIP package includes a VIP reception with the artists, premium seating at Yoshi’s, a KSAN Live Jive CD, a KSAN Reunion Poster, and a KSAN Reunion T-shirt.
Then on Thursday, June 5th, at 11:30 am, the Bay Area Broadcast Legends will feature the induction of KSAN into the BARHOF and a KSAN Reunion Panel Discussion as part of its’ Spring Luncheon at Spenger’s in Berkeley. The panel will include Bonnie Simmons, Scoop Nisker, Terry McGovern and Norman Davis. Ben Fong-Torres will host the discussion. Tickets are $47.25 for a great lunch and once in a lifetime event. Buy tickets here.
In addition, the CD and digital download project called “KSAN’s Live Jive” containing historic music rarities from KSAN’s extensive live music broadcast archives is now a benefit for the California Historical Radio Society and its’ Bay Area Radio Hall Of Fame. The Co-Executive producers of “KSAN’s Live Jive” are Kenny Wardell and Jim Draper. Order a copy here