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XRAY.FM
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Have an event coming up you’re looking to spread the word about? 

Send an email to events@xray.fm to see how we can help!

When emailing please include: 

  1. Any relevant info about the event (dates/times, location, ticket links, info sheets etc.)
  2. What you're looking for from us, preferably in the subject or early in the email.* This could be things like being a media sponsor, paid underwriting packages, inviting us to attend, PSAs* AV services, getting an on-air interview, booking an XRAY DJ, having us be present there, etc.
  3. Who this event is for, so that we can place it appropriately on our schedule. If music, let us know the general genre/style. If non-music, what topics will someone that goes to this care about? 

Timeline: For those new to working with us, without an established event promotion relationship or agreement, we need to receive your submission at least three weeks prior to your event for inclusion on our events calendar or newsletter, and preferably six weeks if you are interested in a radio spot about your event (i.e. underwriting). We are unlikely to consider last minute requests. 

Please Note: We have a very limited capacity and unfortunately cannot accommodate all requests. The clearer your ask and the more obvious of a fit with our programming and/or mission, the more likely we'll prioritize it. We unfortunately cannot respond to every request, but welcome you nudging/following up with us to get it on our radar if it's a good fit and we haven't replied.

*Only nonprofits and/or things benefitting the wider community (such as something like demonstrations, disaster relief, mutual aid campaigns, etc.) are eligible for PSAs typically, with anything else being up to our discretion and typically done on media trade, paid campaigns, or as an act of good will because we feel strongly about something. All scripts need to be approved by us for our FCC compliance standards--even if a recorded file already exists.

Pendleton, Oregon
3:00pm Thursday, June 27, 202411:59pm Saturday, June 29, 2024

Celebrating its fifth anniversary, this year's festival is scheduled for June 27-29, 2024 and will take place at the historic Happy Canyon Arena in Pendleton, Oregon.  There will be an expanded lineup of Americana and country artists performing including  Charley Crockett, Randy Rogers Band, Silverada (formerly Mike and the Moonpies), Kaitlin Butts, Jason Boland & The Stragglers, Bella White, Cody Canada & The Departed, Vandoliers, Cat Clyde and more. The festival is also adding a third stage (Queens Barn Stage) as well as daily yoga sessions from world renown Acosia Red Elk.

More info at https://www.jackalopejamboree.com

Cathedral Park Dock & Beach (St. John's)
2:00pm8:00pm Saturday, June 29, 2024

FREE // All Ages // More Info + Cleanup Photos

Human Access Project is throwing a Grand Opening Party to celebrate a new $900,000 dock at Cathedral Park and the removal of 150 tons of concrete from the river's edge by the community.

Featuring: 
  • Music by Snack and Red Leathers (Funk / Soul)
  • Free swimming lessons from Black Swimming Initiative
  • Free kayak rentals from Mosquito Fleet
  • Life jacket giveaway
  • BBQ by JP
  • Community booths and more!
Schedule of Events:
  • 2-3:30pm Free Swimming Clinic by Black Swimming Initiative
  • 3:30-4pm Ribbon Cutting
  • 4-7pm Live Music
Human Access Project (HAP) feels a grand opening party is important to bring attention to how much the river edge of the beach has changed. This party is an invitation to St. Johns to celebrate the new dock and beach. HAP anticipates St. Johns, in time, will turn into a river recreation playground - very likely this summer. This party represents a milestone moment of this change for St. Johns, North Portland and the city as a whole.

Background:
Human Access Project has been working on improving the recreational value of Cathedral Park Beach since 2021.
In 2021 HAP recruited 100 volunteers to remove 25 tons of concrete and rubble from the North side of the Cathedral Park Beach.

In 2022 HAP received an American Rescue Plan grant of $300k. They negotiated with Portland Parks and Recreation to use this money to replace the Cathedral Park Dock. The total cost of the dock is $900k. HAP catalyzed the dock replacement. The dock will have swim ladders and will be elevated by pontoons to improve water circulation inside of the dock.
In 2023 HAP recruited 150 volunteers to remove 125 tons of concrete and rubble from the South side of the dock. They had divers come out to look for trash inside the dock. The result of removing the concrete on the south side of the dock is that there is a new South Beach at the park where people can hang out, walk their dogs etc.


HAP is actively working on pulling permits to remove derelict pilings from the beach which they hope to do this summer in September. They foresee continuing to be involved in upgrading and stewarding the river experience at Cathedral Park.
Interested in lending a hand as a volunteer? Please send an email to info@humanaccessproject.com.

White Eagle Saloon
6:00pm9:00pm Sunday, June 30, 2024

**SPECIAL LAST SUNDAY EDITION** DJ Ambush and DJ Klyph are back with another Verzuz Series event, this time featuring two celebrated labels in hip-hop, Death Row and Roc-A-Fella. We're celebrating the Golden Era and inspired hip hop to the White Eagle so come through for this FREE event and hear classic cuts, remixes while grabbing a hot plate and cold beverage. You can dance if you want, but this night is about the head nod. This is 21+ event goes from 6pm - 9pm. 

"It's not a party, it's a vibe".

World Famous Kenton Club
8:00pm Saturday, July 6, 2024
FLAME Vintage Vinyl Dance Party presents MUSICAL FIREWORKS for your summer dancing pleasure! Meet other vintage vinyl enthusiasts at the World Famous Kenton Club as we gather to celebrate the joy of music!

Your host DJ Action Slacks will be spinning vintage rhythm n grooves movers & groovers (mostly 1950s-1970s)! Soul * oldies * Latin * mod jazz * Caribbean * and MORE! Familiar Favorites and RARE CUTS!

As per usual, we'll also have other fun participatory surprises!
If weather permits we'll have the music also playing on the patio.

This event also includes the induction of several vintage music-makers into the Dance Hall of Flame. this time I'm focusing on vintage artists I associate with SUMMER: LaVern Baker, The Champs, Shirley Ellis, Bobby Freeman, Thelma Houston, & Ray Barretto, Learn more about the Dance Hall of Flame at djactionslacks.com

While supplies last, the party guests who attend this event will receive trading cards for each of the above artists to take home so you remember their names. Arrive with an open mind, open heart, and please be receptive to learning WHILE having fun.

Show up in your best, colorful summer attire and get ready to set the dance floor on fire!

8 pm to Midnight
21+
Sliding scale $10 - $20 at the door (pay what you choose - cash or Venmo)

FLAME is an LGBTQ-centric party and welcomes allies


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