Tag: Soundcheck

Cumulus Fires Dave Frisina; DJ Announces Retirement

SYRACUSE -- Just over a decade after he joined "The Rebel" (formerly WXTL 105.9), longtime Syracuse rock radio personality and programmer Dave Frisina says he was "ineligantly informed over a phone call," during the final hour of his show on Monday night, that his position is being eliminated. As a result, he's decided to call […]

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"Irish Power Hour" Changes Syracuse Stations, Expands to Utica-Rome

SYRACUSE -- After a few weeks off, The Irish Power Hour has a new radio home in Syracuse... and a chance to pick up some new fans in the Utica market.  Starting this Sunday, co-hosts Sean Johnston and Cabrina Gilbert bring their weekly hour-long show to Galaxy's TK99/105 (WTKW/WTKV).  It'll be simulcast on Utica's 96.9 […]

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Dave Frisina Begins Today on 105.9 The Rebel

Updated 10:40am -- SYRACUSE -- It's a day many fans have been eagerly awaiting: Dave Frisina's first shift on 105.9 The Rebel (WXTL).  The longtime local radio host begins his new weekday air shifts today and he'll be on the air for afternoon drive, 2-7pm.

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Tommy Nast Back in CNY as Galaxy Enters SAMMY Hall of Fame

SYRACUSE -- Tommy Nast of the former 94 Rock (present-day Y94FM / WYYY) was back in town last night, recounting some of the battles he waged against 95X (WAQX) back when the two stations were bitter rivals. Nast spoke at the Syracuse Area Music Awards (SAMMYs) Hall of Fame induction ceremony last night.

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Classic Local Tunes Sunday as "Soundcheck" Turns 30

SYRACUSE/UTICA -- It's been 30 years since Dave Frisina started featuring local musicians on his popular show Soundcheck, and this Sunday night, listeners have a rare chance to hear the very first show from 1979.

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"Soundcheck" Anniversary Celebration Announced

Syracuse's annual "Chick-N-Wing" festival at the Inner Harbor will be capped off by a special all-day concert called "Soundcheck Live," commemorating Dave Frisina's 30 years in radio and just about as long, his show "Soundcheck," which features local musicians.

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Dave Frisina Profiled in New Times

It's been 30 years since Dave Frisina first came on the Syracuse radio scene.  The man who started the popular show "Soundcheck" on Citadel's 95X (WAQX), later taking it with him over to TK99/105 (WTKW-WTKV), is featured in this week's edition of the Syracuse New Times.

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Dave Frisina exits 95X for TK-99

After spending his entire 25-year radio career at 95X (WAQX), Dave Frisina has decided that it's time for a change.

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