Music

3CR Film Fundraiser

Bring your friends for a movie night out at 3CR’s screening of the new political comedy ‘Pride’ on Thursday 6 November. Set in the Margaret Thatcher’s England in the summer of 84, ‘Pride’ is the story of how a London-based group of gay and lesbian activists join forces with the National Union of Mineworkers to raise money to support the strikers' families. 

Done By Law trivia night Friday 21 October

Trivia is BACK baby! That's right, Done By Law's legendary trivia night returns to light up the social calendars of the best and brightest minds in Melbourne. Expect another evening of sparkling wit, cunning competition and of course, the glorious glory of sweet sweet victory (which could be yours by the way). This your first year? Welcome!! You might just be the best among us, but you'll have to strut your stuff to prove it!  And yes, before you faint - the competition will end, as it always does, with limbo, and it will be fabulous. Why are we assembling you ask? To raise much needed funds for the incredible 3CR, the fiercely grassroots radio station which hosts Done By Law. Friday 21 October at Collingwood Town Hall. More information and tickets here

Greek Resistance Bulletin fundraiser

Come along to Cafe Gummo for a night of Rembetiko/Latin music to keep Greek Resistance Bulletin on the air broadcasting dissident voices in the capitalist media hellscape. Performers on the night include a rembetiko ensemble featuring Alexander Petropoulos, Paul Dounias, Joseph Tsombanopoulos, Katerina Stevens (pictured) and Rosco Heck. Supporting them on the night will be Oscar Poncell. Wednesday 7 September from 8pm, 711 High Street, Thornbury, $10 entry. Event details here.

3 Songs for 3CR

Each year singers and artists gather to present a fundraising concert to support the station. After a hiatus of two years, '3 Songs for 3CR' is back on the calendar for a cluster of singers and performers who gladly support the work of the station. For listeners looking for an alternative perspective, or the voices of the unrepresented, 3CR, is the place to go. For musicians, Music Sans Frontieres, presented by The Boite, and the host of other music programs offer airplay and opportunities nowhere else available. This year’s event is at 1 Mark St. North Fitzroy, on Friday 26 August. Four community choirs and several artists from The Boite’s newest project, Portfolio, are joining forces to fill a night with song. Enjoy songs and tunes from Sonidos Del Alma, Gorani, Mixed Drinks, Pal Mar, Feel Good Choir, Pratik Saurav. Come along and support them, and Melbourne’s boldest community broadcaster. '3 Songs for 3CR', 7:30pm, Friday 26 August, 1 Mark St. North Fitzroy, entry $25, $20 concession. For bookings head to www.boite.com.au

3CR Radiothon 2022 - artwork by Annie Walter

June is always an exciting time at the station. It’s when we feel the love from all our listeners and supporters as we raise funds to keep the station going for another year. Our 2022 Radiothon theme is ‘Keep Community Strong’ and we’re so proud of the hundreds of volunteers who continue to create great community radio week in, week out, for listeners far and wide. Our independence and community control is vital, and our June Radiothon is when you get to show your support for community owned media with a tax deductible donation. Listen up, and chip in! Thanks to the delightful Annie Walter for this year’s Radiothon designs.

Dr Gonzo presents And This One's Introduced By... on Community Radio 3CR
Wednesday 11:00pm to 12:30am
May
Each week a different artist/band introduces the songs from their album or a retrospective of their work. It's free of a formal interview agenda and gives the artists space to tell their stories.
Community Radio Plus App

There are loads of ways to listen to 3CR, and here’s another one! It’s the Community Radio Plus app and it’s a great way to access all your favourite 3CR shows in real time or when it suits you. Live stream, audio on demand, station information and podcasts. It’s got it all! Download the app here

Celebrate May Day 2022

Join us in celebration of May Day with special programming on Sunday 1 May. Each year on May 1 communities from around the world join in celebrating the achievements of the labour movement and show solidarity with the continued struggle for labour rights everywhere. Bringing you coverage and analysis of local and international labour issues and a LIVE cross to the 2022 Melbourne May Day Rally from 1pm. For more details.

Trans Day of Audibility

Listen back now! Last year we raised funds for a #TDOV Broadcast on GiveOut day, we received enough generous donations from our lovely supporters plus matched donations to reach our target! So get listening THIS Sunday 27 March - 7 hours of trans audibility will be hitting the airwaves from 12-7pm in the lead up to Trans Day of Visibility on 31 March. Check out the program details here

Talgium Edwards broadcasting from the Aboriginal Tent Embassy 50th Anniversary.
Thursday 2:00pm to 3:00pm
The Spirit of Waa - a journey of stories, yarns and music about freedom and survival. Presented by Talgium 'Chocko' Edwards.