Specialty Shows

Looking for something a little bit different? You've come to the right place. Check out WONC's selection of specialty shows and find something to suit your tastes. Missed your favorite show? Catch up on it by checking out our archive here.


Feel Good Fridays

Every Friday from 3-6PM your hosts Hannah and Ryan bring you your weekly dose of Feel Good Fridays. It's a great way to cap off your week with the Pop-Punk Power Hour from 3-4, "Questions" at 4:30, and "Celebrity Birthdays" at 5:30. 

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Vintage Rock

Different sounds emerge during the evening hours at WONC. From 10pm to midnight, "Vintage Rock" floods the airwaves, playing songs from 1964 to 1974, the best of the psychedelic era of rock. Each night features a "vintage 4x4", meaning four songs from the same artist.

  • Monday - The Doors
  • Tuesday - The Rolling Stones
  • Wednesday - Jimi Hendrix
  • Thursday - The Beatles
  • Friday - Led Zeppelin
  • Saturday - The Who
  • Sunday - Mystery!

    The Breakfast Club

    Every Tuesday from 8-10am, West Coast Wesley, Russell T. and Sam bring you the music, segments and crazy antics to help you start off your morning!
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    Local Chaos

    Join your hosts Sydney and Steve as they bring you music from the local Chicago scene every Sunday night from 8-10. The show features new and upcoming bands as well as local bands that are nationally known such as Kevin Andrew Prchal and AM Taxi. Keep up with the Chicago music scene by liking the show on Facebook!


    Metal Oxide

    Metal Oxide is your home for the delicately darker edge of metal. Join TJ on Saturday night from Midnight to 3am as he plays the best of Symphonic, Gothic, Folk, Heavy, Operatic, Black and Progressive metal from around the world. Featuring artists such as Epica, Blind Guardian, Finntroll, Dimmu Borgir, Ensiferum, Dethklok, Turisas, and Children of Bodom. Every show begins with the band who started it all, Nightwish. Metal news begins at 1:00, followed by over an hour devoted to Folk metal, the fastest growing genre in metal. Every week, the Faeroese band, Tyr, closes out Folk metal, followed by a cover unlike any other to wrap up the show. Be sure to check Metal Oxide out on Facebook too.


    From the Upper Deck

    Hosted by WONC Sports every Sunday night from 6-8, our top sports minds will discuss everything in the world of sports. They will talk about the biggest stories in national sports and local Chicago sports as well as our very own Cardinal Athletics. The show also features special interviews with nationally know sports minds and even current players. Don't forget to follow them on Facebook and Twitter.


    Sunday Standards

    Want to hear the oldest music played on FM89? Then sit back, relax, and smell the vinyl during Sunday Standards, every Sunday from noon to 3. Your host Hannah offers you the best in jazz, show-tunes, scat, and swing from the 1920's to the 50's. Whether you've lived through the era yourself or just love starting your Sunday afternoons with some Louis Prima and Patti Page, make sure you tune in to Sunday Standards! Checkout more of Sunday Standards on Facebook.


    Mission Rock

    Tune in every Sunday afternoon from 3-6 as Ann brings you the best in Christian rock, folk, punk, heavy metal, and everything in between. Don't miss out on music with a purpose!


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