Boston Schools and Friends Broadcasting Local Music Fest Live Saturday Sept. 7

Our friends, including Simmons College, Babson College and radio, will be broadcasting live from 12-7pm, available for your listening on your phone, tablet or computer via

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Congratulations, Emmanuel College EC Radio, for Being Named National Awards Finalist

IBS Student Radio Network member station EC Radio (Emmanuel College, Boston) has been designated a finalist for the Intercollegiate Broadcasting System’s 2013 National Awards in the following categories:

Best Live Music Broadcast for Colby Rich’s ’16 weekly show “Saturdays @ 7.”
Best Radio Drama for Scott Gagnon and the Mystery Radio Theatre’s production of the “Halloween Special (Episode 3).”
Best Documentary for Joe Horgan’s ’13 “Growing Pains.”

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IBS-Palooza TONIGHT live!

XTSR Towson will be broadcasting LIVE tonight, April 20th.

The Greene Turtle of Towson will be hosting XTSR April 26th, 2012 from 7-10 PM.  They will will be featuring some of the best talent in the area.

XTSR says: “If live music isn’t enough to get you there, maybe it will sweeten the deal to know that YOUR FAVORITE DJ might be attending as well!  Come by and mingle with the people that serenade you every week.”

The amazing lineup for the evening is as follows!

Noble Animals

CJ the Genesis

Almost Certain

The live broadcast will be heard on XTSR towson university radio, and on the IBS-Palooza station in iTunes Radio and TuneIN.


IBS-SRN Welcomes TARA HS, Baton Rouge LA

The IBS Student Radio network is pleased to welcome its newest member, Tara HS Radio in Baton Rouge, LA. Under the direction of Jay Redmond, who built the station along with students over the previous six months.Tara HS Radio will broadcast a mix of native Louisiana Cajun and jazz music, and is designed to be the media magnet for the local parish. Welcome!

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LIVE Broadcast at CMJ/Pirate Island NYC 10/19!

Member stations of the IBS Student Radio network will be broadcasting live from Fontana’s on Manhattan’s lower east side, today, October 19th, from 12-5pm as part of the Pirate! Promotions ‘Pirate Island’ showcase . Backbone and TuneIn Radio will be hosting the event, and all stations will be accessible through the TuneIn Radio app available for all major smartphone platforms, as well as online.

The broadcast will be anchored by WLIU-BK Brooklyn, and member schools Western New England College, Emmanuel College, and Fairleigh Dickinson University, along with Manhattan Marymount, CJLO Montreal and Breakthrough Radio will be broadcasting throughout the afternoon.

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Marvin Brown, Pellissippi State Radio

We are sad to announce that Marvin Brown, faculty advisor to the great and long time IBS-SRN affiliate at Pellissippi State in Knoxville, Tenn. passed away late this spring.

Our condolences to his family and the staff of our affiliate, Pellissippi Radio. Some additional details can be found in a Radio world linked after the jump.

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CHAMSPSFest 2011 to be simulcast live on IBS-Palooza 5/21

CHAMPS Charter High School presents the second annual CHAMPSFest, 12 hours of non-stop music hosted by the school’s own internet radio station, AER(Arts & Entertainment Radio). The day-long festival on the school’s Van Nuys campus will feature performances by many of SoCal’s best up-and-coming bands & Dj’s, and will be broadcast LIVE on AER, and simulcast on the IBS-Palooza radio station available in iTunes® Radio, and in TuneIn, both online and mobile. More info at:

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This Weekend April 29-30: IBS-Palooza 2011

Join us for a multi-station Internet radio festival without leaving the comfort of your own home (or smart phone, or car, etc). Powered by the IBS-Backbone College Radio Network!

The broadcast can be heard online at as well as on the websites of the participating schools.
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Pirate! + Backbone music delivery in Radio World!

We’re extremely happy about the reception our new college radio music delivery is receiving, and happy to be working with Pirate! to bring this to the world! Check out the latest from Radio World!

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April SxSW wrap up letter offers freebies

For the first time, we’ve come up with a College Internet Radio Station startup guide in the form of a white paper. It’s free!
Also, wouldn’t it be cool to have a QR code for your station? Now they’re here, for your IBS-SRN station.

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