Radio station fundraiser set for Saturday

Staff report


Rookery Radio, Youngstown State University’s student-run radio station, will have its annual Benefit Bash beginning at 7 p.m. Saturday at the Lemon Grove.

Four bands will play at the event, including New York City-based Runaway Dorothy. Other bands set to perform include The River’s Own, Neon Avenue and Ivory Crutch. Music from all four bands can be heard on Rookery Radio at

Admission is $5 at the door, and 100 percent of the proceeds benefit Rookery Radio operations. Rookery Radio student DJs will be on hand selling T-shirts and raising additional funds with a 50/50 raffle and “chance” auction. The Benefit Bash is Rookery Radio’s primary fundraiser for the year.

Launched in 2010, Rookery Radio reaches a worldwide audience through streaming media content on the Web at The Rookery Radio studios are located in the Kilcawley Student Center at YSU.

Questions about the event, information about getting involved with Rookery Radio or requests for information on donating to Rookery Radio may be directed to adviser Adam Earnheardt at 330-941-3631.

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