77 Fairfield Avenue, Bridgeport CT 06604
On-air telephone: 203-336-9756
Office telephone: 203-331-9756
General Manager: Steve di Costanzo
Website/streaming/audio archives: wpkn.org
On-air telephone: 203.336.9756 , Office telephone: 203.331.9756
General Manager: Steve di Costanzo
Broadcasting real time, on site interviews along the art trail all weekend
long, tune in to WPKN 89.5 – FM
“Real People-Real Radio. Serving Fairfield-New Haven-Litchfield-Suffolk (NY) counties and communities around the world at wpkn.org”. WPKN 89.5-FM is a listener-supported, community radio station. WPKN 89.5-FM is a listener-supported, community radio station. In the Summer of 2021, an article in The New Yorker Magazine’s ‘Talk of the Town’ said “WPKN, to be honest, is the greatest radio station in the world”
Event: Open House & Record and ‘Special CD Collection’ Sale
Saturday, November 12; 11 am to 5 pm, Sunday, November 13; 11 am to 5 pm
89.5-FM community radio spins discs and sells vinyl in the Community Room of the WPKN Studios. Proceeds support the non-profit radio station programming.
Event: WPKN Vinyl Collection Sale and DJ Music at
American Fabrics Arts Building #1
Saturday, November 12; 11 am to 5 pm , Sunday, November 13; 11 am to 5 pm
89.5-FM community radio spins discs and sells vinyl at the American Fabrics Arts building (see listing #1) as they present a sampling of their vast vinyl collection for sale. Proceeds support the non-profit radio station programs.
More about Wpkn
Founded in 1963, non-profit, Community Radio WPKN 89.5-FM is now a proud resident of downtown Bridgeport having relocated from the University of Bridgeport. In November 2021, WPKN moved to Bijou Square adjacent to the Bijou Theatre. With three studios and a Community Room, WPKN is becoming
a multi-platform operation encompassing video and livestreaming, podcasting, and terrestrial radio.
WPKN streams live on the Internet at wpkn.org and on other internet radio platforms. WPKN also has its own free app for Apple and Android products – WPKN Live. Archived shows are available via the website for two weeks. More than 2000 Podcasts for WPKN’s public affairs, news and interview shows are available through Apple Podcasts, Soundcloud and podcast apps via WPKN Community Radio. Look for interviews with artists and musicians via podcasts. WPKN programs include live and recorded music, free-form music, news, public affairs, and spoken word. WPKN’s volunteer programmers present a wide variety of music and alternative information in a freeform mix of programming that seeks to serve in a unique and vibrant way those whose needs are not met by mainstream media. WPKN’s programming mix is a cornucopia of genres and styles.
From the obscure to the recognizable, it is presented by informed programmers who help listeners discover the best in live and recorded performances WPKN actively participates as a media partner in many cultural organizations including theaters, festivals, and events such as The Bridgeport Art Trail, Long Island’s Great South Bay Music Festival, New Haven’s International Festival of Art & Ideas and City-Wide Open Studios, Litchfield Jazz Festival, Falcon Ridge Folk Festival, and many others. WPKN is the
founder of New England’s largest one-day record fair- Music Mash-Record Fair held bi-annually the last weekend in October and the first weekend in March. WPKN also produces two film series: Music on Film
and the Environmental Film Series.