24 HOURS OF 24 DJ’s MIXING LIVE TO RADIO BROADCAST AND LIVE AUDIENCES ON CHRY 105.5FM

by Darling Nicky

24DJSPROMO_2013

24 HOURS OF 24 DJ’s MIXING LIVE TO RADIO BROADCAST AND LIVE AUDIENCES ON CHRY 105.5FM

 

TORONTO, ONTARIO –Thursday, October 3, 2013 //

On Tuesday, October 15, 2013 CHRY 105.5 FM invites an exciting roster of DJ’s to the campus of York University to participate in Canada’s largest DJ Mix Relay Marathon broadcast 24 HOURS/24 DJS (24djs.ca).

This 24hour media (and non-stop music) event will mark the 3rd Annual event of its kind and a unique broadcast experience never attempted on Toronto radio airwaves until CHRY 105.5FM established it in 2011. It will also launch the radio stations 2013 public fundraising drive ‘celebrating 26 years on the FM dial’.

As one of the standing leaders in alternative source media across the city of Toronto – there is no other station on the dial suited to pull off such a historical media moment. Twenty-four highly influential DJ’s and night life industry leaders will grace the air-waves with one-hour mix DJ sets over the course of 24 hours. The first set will begin at NOON on Tuesday, October 15th with world WTF Turntabilist Champion DJ GROUCH and end NOON on Wednesday, October 16th with world renowned I*AM Artist and Toronto Raptors Game Day DJ 4KORNERS.

CHRY 105.5FM’s legacy as a stakeholder for DJ culture is well founded through several signature on-air series such as May Is Month Of The DJ and further substantiated through international recognition as the leading content provider of Afro-Caribbean programming among all C/C class stations across North America for over 23-years.

The 24-hour Mix DJ Relay Marathon will cover a wide array of genres and profile some of the city’s more influential DJ talents from radio, club and nightlife across Southern Ontario including Tuesday September 15th: Legendary Soca DJ DR. JAY – DE SOCA PRINCE (4PM), National Redbull 3Style Champion DJ MENSA (6PM), the World Famous – STARTING FROM SCRATCH (5PM), and Wednesday morning 2012 Regional Redbull 3Style Champion DJ MAKEM (10AM) and several more very notable DJ’s (see below for full roster).

CHRY Radio Inc. is inviting media reps and bloggers to the 105.5FM studios located on the Keele campus of York University inside The Student Centre to witness the event unfold live over the 24 hour period in front of live audiences of up to 1200 youth and community members in locations throughout the newly renovated facility. For those in the media interested in securing  interview slots with any of the identified DJ’s from the mix relay: please contact:

Randy Reid, CHRY 105.5FM Program Director at chryprog@yorku.ca or phone – 416.736.5293 ext. 70366.

Based in Toronto, Ontario CHRY 105.5FM is the market’s leading source for diversity on the FM dial. Our signal broadcasts to a base residential audience of over 1.5 million and offers a varied program schedule showcasing a strong mix of language, culture, lifestyle and talk programming. As a recognized leader in community-centric broadcast CHRY Radio Inc. (105.5FM) sustains a mass listening audience by working with credible ambassadors of identified causes, musical genres and communities to deliver content that expertly fills the void of local ‘points of view’ and culture absent in media across Canada. You can tune into CHRY across the GTA at 105.5FM and across Southern Ontario on several digital cable providers and worldwide at: www.chry.fm or (Mobile APP) www.tunein.com.                                  .

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The following list outlines the confirmed and very talented 2013 roster. Interview blocks are available 20mins before and after their one-hour set. Please schedule 5-7min block with Program Director at chryprog@yorku.ca

FIRST WAVE – OCTOBER 15th, 2013 (Noon):

(01) 12:00PM – DJ GROUCH (@djgrouch)

(02) 01:00PM – DJ SMARTIEZ (@DJSMARTIEZ)

(03) 02:00PM – DJ FASE (@DJFASE)

(04) 03:00PM – DJ ROMEO (@TheRealDJRomeo)

(05) 04:00PM – DR. JAY (@socaprince)

(06) 05:00PM – STARTING FROM SCRATCH (@djsfs)

(07) 06:00PM – DJ MENSA (@mensathedj)

(08) 07:00PM – DJ RITZ (@djritz)

(09) 08:00PM – DJ BIG JACKS (@bigjacks)

(10) 09:00PM – DJ DOC (@DEJAYDOC)

(11) 10:00PM – DJ MEL-BOOGIE (@djmelboogie)

(12) 11:00PM – BLACK REACTION (@blackreaction)

SECOND WAVE – OCTOBER 16th, 2013 (till Noon):

(13) 12:00AM – DJ ROYALE (@RoyaleGG)

(14) 01:00AM – DJ RED X (@DJREDXO)

(15) 02:00AM – BOZACK MORRIS (@bozackula)

(16) 03:00AM – ROOTSMAN SOUND (tba)

(17) 04:00AM – DJ HOT SHOT (@IAMDJHOTSHOT)

(18) 05:00AM – DJ BABY YU (@djbabyyu)

(19) 06:00AM – DJ MARXMAN (@MARXMAN_KOS)

(20) 07:00AM – DJ ONONYMOUS (@iamdjo)

(21) 08:00AM – DJ SPOONZ (@djspoonz)

(22) 09:00AM – DJ SOCA SWEETNESS (@DJSOCASWEETNESS)

(23) 10:00AM – DJ MAKEM (@DJMAKEM)

(24) 11:00AM – 4KORNERS (@4KORNERS)

MORE INFORMATION AT: 24djs.ca
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