You have a blast listening to music, while working, working out, and driving in your car. Sometimes though, you have troubles finding a music station that fits you. Sometimes your favorite station changes and what used to be a couple of minutes of commercials once an hour has become a couple of minutes of music once an hour! Or maybe you are new to Massachusetts, just visiting the area, or possibly just need a change. You have come to the right place.
Here we have all of the top Massachusetts music stations in one place, you are sure to find one that meets your tastes. Try out all of the Massachusetts stations and then give us your opinion on the best, worst, and any we don’t have on the list that should be. Whether you are in Massachusetts for a visit or have lived here for years, we want to hear your opinion.
We have catered our list of Massachusetts stations to the local opinions we have received so don’t stop sending them in. Music is an important part of our lives, in Massachusetts, and anywhere else. Music stations are also a personal thing. What is music to you? Is it what gets you through your daily commute in Massachusetts? Is it what you jam to in the shower? Is it what calms and centers you at work?
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WLZX-FM is a Saga Communications Alternative Rock radio station in Northampton, Massachusetts, broadcasting at 99.3 FM. The station has an alternative rock format.
WMAS-FM (94.7 FM) is an adult contemporary music formatted radio station licensed to Enfield, Connecticut. In the late 1960s WMAS-FM was an “underground” radio station. Advertising revenue came from the hippie boutiques, head shops, concert venues, and music stores that catered to the counter-cultural youth of the day. This format ended in September 1969 after complaints were made about expletives in a Wild Man Fischer song. A protest movement, in part organized by the DJs, failed to save the format. From 1971-1973, the station programmed Progressive Rock, as WHVY followed by adult contemporary programming. From 1978-1979, it programmed Disco music then returned to the adult contemporary format.
WTCC (90.7 FM) is a radio station licensed to serve Springfield, Massachusetts. The station is owned by Springfield Technical Community College, with studios and transmitter located in Garvey Hall on the STCC campus. It airs a College radio format.
WCIB (101.9 FM), known as “Cool 102”, is a Classic Hits radio station licensed to Falmouth, Massachusetts. It is owned by Qantum Communications. Joe Rossetti is the morning show host. Matt Pitta provides news from sister station WXTK and WCOD’s midday announcer Janet Birchfield make up Cool Mornings. Other DJ’s include Qantum’s Operations Manager or Cool 102 PD Steve McVie and Brad Martin. This station plays Classic Hits from the 60s through the 80s.
WBUR-FM (90.9 FM) is a public radio station located in Boston, Massachusetts, owned by Boston University. WBUR is the largest of three NPR member stations in Boston, along with WGBH and WUMB-FM. WBUR produces several nationally distributed programs, including Car Talk, On Point, Only a Game, Here and Now and Open Source, and previously produced The Connection (which was canceled on August 5, 2005). RadioBoston, launched in 2007, is WBUR’s only purely local show. WBUR’s positioning statement is “Boston’s NPR News Station”.
WCRB’s mission is to bring the joy and beauty of classical music to as many people as possible, and to bring as many people as possible into the world of classical music. They aim to make classical music accessible to all.
WRNX (100.9 FM) is an American radio station licensed to serve the community of Amherst, Massachusetts. The station is owned by iHeartMedia and the broadcast license is held by CC Licenses, LLC.
WFHN, better known as Fun 107, is a Contemporary Hit Radio radio station that serves the New Bedford-Fall River, Massachusetts market, broadcasting on the FM band at 107.1 MHz. The station was originally built by Broadcast Engineer Randy Place in 1988-1989.The call sign is drawn from the city of license, Fairhaven (FHN) and can also represent the word “FUN”, the station’s moniker. WFHN is known for its Winners Weekends, where they give away prizes on the weekends when the Fun Phone Tones are heard.
WODS (103.3 FM) – known on-air as 103.3 AMP Radio, is a radio station in Boston, Massachusetts. WODS airs a Top 40 (CHR) radio format, and is owned by Entercom.
WFCR (88.5 MHz) is a non-commercial FM radio station licensed to Amherst, Massachusetts. It serves as the National Public Radio (NPR) network affiliate for Western Massachusetts, including Springfield. The station airs NPR news programs during the morning and afternoon drive times and in the early evening. Middays and overnights are devoted to classical music and jazz is heard during the later evening hours.