Broadcast Schedule

19th – 21st July 2024


7pm – 9pm

Ste kicks off our weekend’s broadcast to bring you more guitar and dance music from the 60s to 2000s with a slant on Madchester, Britpop, 80s Indie, Hacienda classics and everything in between. Features include ‘Undercover’, ‘the ‘2 from 1’ slot, ‘Northern Lights goes POP!’ and tracks from his Album of the Week.

9pm – 10pm
THE 80s CHAIN REACTION — with Derek B

The show where Derek attempts to link enough songs to fill the hour starting and ending with his featured artist, thus creating a chain….
This weeks featured artist are Dire Straits. Find out what links them to the last movie to feature a German film star, circus games, a superstar going up the hill backwards, and a whole host of references to Live- Aid. How many can you spot?

10pm – 11pm
***NEW*** POP, ROCK & PIXIE DUST — with Gee Anderson

Welcome to the most magical show on Radio M29! Or is it? Join Gee every fortnight at this time as she plays you hit songs from the pop princes and princesses of the world as well as music from the most malevolent rockstars on the planet. All topped off with a bit of Disney magic!

11pm – Midnight
P IS FOR PUNK — with Lee Sharrock

Lee welcomes you to the world of Punk and with tunes from the likes of The Descendents, The Distillers, Alkaline Trio, Richard Hell and Against Me you’ll be pogoing around the living room, playing air-guitar and wishing you had a fancy Mohican haircut so you look the part as well.


8am – 11am
THE BREAKFAST BUFFET — with Andy The Cupcake King & Michael The Oracle

Bevan is on special assignment this week at Rock & Stroll but Andy and Michael will endeavour to bring you all the usual Buffet features, great music and this week, Andy asks the question, “What mistakes have you made that maybe weren’t funny at the time but you laugh about them now?”

11am – 1pm
Another chance to hear this Big E special. It’s a journey through the career of keyboard legend Mick Talbot so includes The Merton Parkas, The Jam, Dexys, The Style Council, The Bureau, Young Disciples, Paul Weller (solo), Des’ree, Galliano, Carleen Anderson, Jools Holland, Lulu, Wilson Johnson & Roger Daltrey, The Who, Pete Williams, Tom Jones, Chris Bangs and Dee C Lee. Not a shabby career so far!

1pm – 3pm
THE SHAR-ROCK & ROLL SHOW — with Lee & Ryan Sharrock

Rock and Roll is on the agenda every Saturday at this time as the Sharrock brothers roll into town with all aspects of guitar-based music. This week expect tunes from Busted, Buzzcocks, Gigolo Aunts, The Fratellis, Grand Funk Railroad and Thin Lizzy. A 60-year-old masterpiece from The Kinks is discussed in the Retro Record Rewind and Dire Straits feature in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame segment. Rock on M29ers!

3pm – 5pm
The music, news, views and sport from a bygone year.
With Andy taking over the breakfast Buffet duties for this week, Derek B presents the show which features the news, views and music from a particular year. This time round it’s 1984. A year which began with peace pipes and ended with a band aid covering everyone. In between we had banned records, a German couple WITH a sense of humour, Elton sang the blues for either his marriage or Watford’s failures and we said goodbye to three comedy legends.

5pm – 6pm
‘ARRY’S ANTHEMS — with ‘Arry No H

‘Arry kicks off our Saturday night groove with an hour of his anthems, this week featuring the likes of The Wanted, Mike Posner, Phillip George and Vengaboys.

6pm – 8pm

The best electronic dance music with a wide variety of underground club tracks including brand new releases every week! Originals, remixes and Mashups. From commercial Old School House, to Bassline Garage and Drum ’n’ Bass.


10am – 12 noon
B FOR BREAKFAST — with Derek B 

Join Derek for another two hours of fun and chat, along with plenty of great songs as he eases you gently into your Sunday Morning routine. Along the way there will be your stars for the week from the Amazing Crisswell, another Donald Trump poem, and the Fact or Fake Quiz. Nice!

12 noon – 2pm
50 SHADES OF BLUE — with Steven Knowles

Our Bluesman continues to share the very best music from the international Blues scene and he has some new tunes lined up to lift your mood.

2pm – 4pm
This week The Big E celebrates breaking up from work for the summer holidays. Kick back and listen to a whole load of sounds, artists and albums played on the show over the last year! It’s an eclectic mix of indie, rock n roll, mod, Ska and Punk, as you might expect.

4pm – 5pm
THE GOOD, THE BAD & THE 60s – with Derek B
A show with a bit of waffle and a lot of great Sixties music.
This week we feature duos. We have brothers and sisters who people thought were married, the original musical Tom & Jerry, Tramps, Private Numbers and War Paint……plus quite possibly the weirdest love duet ever performed!

5pm – 6pm
ON THIS VERY DAY IN THE 70s: The UK chart of the 21st July 1975 — with Tony King

This week’s trip back in time features The Sweet, David Cassidy, T Rex, one-hit wonders from Pete Wingfield and Typically Tropical, and The Bay City Rollers enjoying their second No. 1 in a row.

6pm – 8pm
MAKE IT FUNKY! — with Winston O’Boogie

It’s the ultimate funk and soul show hosted by the legendary Winston O’Boogie (if he does say so himself!). Get ready for a night filled with the best in soul, funk, and everything in between. Chill out with some of the coolest and smoothest tracks in ‘Absolute Zero’. Take a trip with us to ‘The Latin Quarter’ and get those hips shaking to some spicy, rhythmic beats. Dial up the groove as Winston unleashes some high-energy, funky tracks in ‘Drop The Funk’. It’s the perfect way to end your weekend on a high note!