WSTW is proud to present
Hometown Heroes, a weekly program spotlighting the best music
from the Delaware Valley! Hosted by Mark Rogers, Hometown Heroes
is broadcast every Sunday, 8-10pm. We play the music and
provide information about where you can see these bands perform live,
how to get their music, and how to contact them. We'll even bring some
of them into the studio to perform live on the air.
The 8th Annual Homey Awards!
Help your favorite musicians/bands get nominated for a WSTW Hometown Heroes Homey Award! First round voting is now open for the 8th Annual Homey Awards to celebrate achievements in local music in 2013. To pick the nominees in the major categories, I need your help - you, the local music fans in the Delaware Valley.
Please e-mail Homey@wstw.com by 11:59pm Friday, February 7, 2014 with your picks in any/all of the major categories, such as:
After the top nominees are decided in each category, the final votes will go to the Homey Voting Panel, which is comprised of past Homey Award winners, members of the media and movers and shakers within the local music scene.
The final nominees will be announced on Hometown Heroes on Sunday, February 9, 2014. The winners will be announced at the live Homey awards ceremony on Friday, March 7, 2014 at World Cafe Live at the Queen. For tickets to the awards ceremony, click here.
For more details and a list of the eligible releases, click here.
Thanks-and rock on!
The Hometown Heroes Concert Schedule
See where your favorite local bands are playing!
Special thanks to Josh Dannin for creating the new Hometown Heroes logo!
Hometown Heroes Podcast:
Now you can listen to Hometown Heroes at your convenience! Introducing the Hometown Heroes Podcast. We've taken the show and broken it into four half-hour segments. Download just the segment you want, or all four to get the whole show. They're in MP3 format, so you can listen to them now, or transfer them to your iPod or MP3 player. To download, right-click the segment you want, and then select "Save Target As" from the menu that appears.
This week's Show (3/2/14):
Last week's Show (2/23/14):
Want everyone listening to Hometown Heroes around the world to hear your stuff? Send your music, along with all the pertinent information, like your band's bio, contact information, website, and where people can purchase your music, to:
2727 Shipley Rd
Wilmington, DE 19810
Please note that all music must be submitted on a standard audio CD.
MP3s, MP3 CDs, cassettes and DATs are not acceptable for on-air