Last fall WHUP made the unprecedented decision to share the revenue from our on-air fundraiser with Orange County musicians who were struggling to make ends meet during the pandemic. With the generous support of our friends and fans, the WHUP 50/50 Event generated more than $4,000 for our local musicians plus helped keep WHUP solvent […]
New WHUP Swag Hits the Streets
Everyone loves the internationally renowned WHUP logo, which until now has only been available to show off at home on our limited edition T-shirts. Though WHUP has not gotten into the swag business in an aggressive way, we’ve now expanded our lineup of cool stuff with a new T, a weather-resistant die-cut logo sticker and […]
IT Team Works Magic Behind the Scenes
WHUP is fortunate to have a stellar group of IT wizards in our volunteer ranks, and they’ve been especially busy of late upgrading our systems and increasing our technological capacity. Led by Linux developer and alternative beverage magnate Jamey Kirby, we recently completed the process of updating the operating systems on the networked computers that […]
Please support WHUP during our fundraising week!
Every six months we ask our listeners to show their support for WHUP with a donation during our week-long Begathon fundraiser, and that week is this week! Like all listener-supported radio stations, we rely primarily on you to help us repair and replace equipment, pay the bills and improve the services we’ve been providing to […]
WHUP crushes it with flood of live-music sessions
Live music has been a WHUP hallmark from the outset, but our live in-studio sessions have now attracted attention from national touring bands as well as local and regional artists and we’ve ramped up the frequency of our live music programming. During IBMA week we had four top-notch bluegrass bands join us on WHUP, supplemented […]
Two new shows added to lineup!
WHUP is pleased to announce our two latest program additions, original concepts hosted by knowledgeable and skilled women DJs: Modern Things (Saturdays 8-10 pm) focuses on the vibrant international electronic music scene of the 1970s and ’80s. Host, curator and club DJ Sarah Carrier draws from her extensive collection of rarities and other sources to […]
Feel Better About The World – Support WHUP and independent media during the spring Begathon!
Dear friends of WHUP, In the shrinking world of truly independent broadcasting, WHUP has stood as a beacon of community radio since 2015. We need your support during our spring Begathon fundraiser to continue providing our locally produced programming that spotlights the good works and creative talent in the greater Triangle area and beyond. At last […]
New poetry show to air on Wednesdays
WHUP is pleased to announce our first new show in awhile, Spoken Stories, hosted by Hillsborough Poet Laureate Endlesswill. The show will air on Wednesdays at 6 pm and will feature weekly guests from the worlds of hip-hop, r&b and spoken word performing and talking about their work. Enjoy this unique hour of beats, ballads and […]