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Arts and Apples Festival 2015

WXOU is excited to be involved with the Paint Creek Center for the Arts annual Arts and Apples Festival.

For 50 years, the festival has transformed the 30-acre Rochester Park into one of the nation’s top fine art fairs with over 290 exhibiting artists from across the country. Paint Creek Center for the Arts is a regional, nonprofit art center located in downtown Rochester.

unnamedIn addition, PCCA will unveil a new documentary commemorating the festival with a screening tribute event on Wednesday, September 9th at the Rochester Community House. Artists, live entertainment and a silent auction will all be a part of the signature event benefitting Paint Creek Center for the Arts and the continued success of the festival.


Catch us running the acoustic stage in Rochester Municipal Park on Saturday, September 12th and Sunday, September 13th.

Main Stage Performance Schedule


4:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. Stoney Creek High School Cougar Marching Band

5:15 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. We 3 & She (pop covers)

6:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. Tommy Gun and the G Men (Classic Rock featuring Lou Fischetti and Don Henderson)


9:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. Rochester Adams High Highlander Marching Band

10:15 a.m. – 11 a.m. Jennifer Kincer & Friends (mix bag w/ friends)

11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Deborah’s Stage Door Center for the Performing Arts

1:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. Hubbell Street (jazz)

3:15 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. School of Rock Rochester (50 years of R&R)

4:45 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. 2nd Street Studio of Dance

6:00 p.m. – 7:15 p.m. Denise Davis and the Motor City Sensations (R&B)


9:30 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. The Flint Jubilee Chorale (Gospel)

10:45 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. Deborah’s Stage Door Center for the Performing Arts

12:00 p.m. – 12:45 p.m. The Swing Shift Orchestra (Big Band Jazz)

12:45 p.m. – 1:00 p.m. Official Art & Apples Festival Artist Awards

1:15 p.m. – 2:15 p.m. Rochester High School Falcon Marching Band

2:45 p.m. – 3:45 p.m. The Donny Rod Show (Rod Stewart covers)

Acoustic Café


11:00 a.m. – 11:45 a.m. Cindy Young with Anthony Zack (folk)

12:00 p.m. – 12:45 p.m. Rachel Lee Williams (originals)

1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. Open Mic hosted by Dessert Oasis Coffee Roasters (indie)

2:15 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. Taller Than They Appear (indie)

4:15 p.m. – 5 p.m. Drew Hill (Rock Covers)

5:15 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. Shelia Landis Trio (Jazz)


11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Bob & April (Duets)

12:15 p.m. – 1:15 p.m. Acoustic Madness Band (festuring Rich Purdy & Bob Monteleone)

1:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. Robyn (folk)

2:45 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. Motor City Saxophone Quartet (jazz)

WXOU Record Swap


You’ve heard the phrase, “Take a penny, leave a penny.” At the WXOU Record Swap – Bring a record, take a record.

Wednesday, September 9th

4 to 8pm

Oakland Center Fireside Lounge

Replace the vinyl records you don’t use anymore with new ones for free. Enjoy live music and DJ sets, as well as food and drink while you browse. The first 50 people will receive a t-shirt just for stopping by.

Event sponsored by FOUND SOUND in Ferndale.

See you at the swap!

Grizz Skate Jam 2015

WXOU is excited to DJ the annual Grizz Skate Jam sponsored by the Skateboard Club at Oakland University.

unnamed (1)Join us Saturday, August 29th in parking lot 35.