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Broadcast Legend Launches New Online Rock Station

Dick Robinson Entertainment, LLC – owned and operated by broadcast legend Dick Robinson, announces the launch of iRockRadio.com to go live Monday, December 8, 2014 at 12noon.

iRockRadio.com promoted the launch of the online rock station using Lamar Advertising Company's billboard space. The billboard, pictured below, is location off I-91 in Hartford, CT.

I Rock Radio Billboard Lamar Advertising Connecticut

The station picks up where Hartford heritage rocker, WCCC, left off and will embrace local listeners with familiar on-air personalities and additional reminders of the station they loved.

iRockRadio.com will concentrate the playlist on 1990’s Rock followed by 70’s and 80’s with a strong sample of new rock each hour as well. The Internet rock station is committed to serving the rock fan with engaging personalities, music news, exclusive concert events, music, music and more music!

Broadcasting from the Farmington, CT campus of Connecticut School of Broadcasting, iRock Radio is equipped with a full on-air studio, production studio and acoustic performance space that will host live band acoustic performances and artist interviews. With additional studios available at all 12 CSB locations throughout the East coast.

“We live in a connected world today. It’s rare to go anywhere without finding people staring into their smartphones. And now, automakers are launching a new era of connected automobiles. All of this points to tremendous growth potential as car manufacturers continue to roll out models with wifi – iRockRadio.com’s audience will be the ones most likely to welcome and embrace these changes”. Commented Dick Robinson, Founder and Chairman of Robinson Entertainment and Connecticut Schools of Broadcasting.

Mike Karolyi, iRockRadio.com’s Program Director and Brand Manager shared “we will bring together the engaging personalities from terrestrial radio and little interruption like music streaming services. It’s obvious to us that the rock listener is underserved and in some places not being served at all.”

The original article appeared on the Media Confidential blog »

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