Music

Book Launch - Radical Radio: Celebrating 40 Years of 3CR

Join us for the launch of 3CR's 40th anniversary book at Trades Hall, Bella Union Bar on Friday 6 May at 6pm. The evening includes speakers, revolutionary drinks, nibbles and the opportunity to get your copy of Radical Radio: Celebrating 40 Years of 3CR.
RSVP now and let us know you're coming. Get your copy now!

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3CR mural by Charlotte Clemens

Exhibition dates: 18 March–23 April
Exhibition opening: Friday 18 March 6–8pm
Public program and broadcasts: Fridays 5-7pm read program details

'If People Powered Radio: 40 Years of 3CR' is a collaboration between Fitzroy's oldest community radio station and one of Fitzroy's oldest galleries and studio complex, Gertrude Contemporary.

International Women's Day 2016

Are we there yet? Unfortunately the fight for women's rights still needs some work, and it's important that you're part of the struggle. Tune in on Tuesday 8 March for feminist analysis on local and global issues, plus all the latest on activities around town.

Vale David Bowie who was the subject of a sell-out exhibition that visited cities such as Berlin, London, Toronto, Chicago, and Sao Paulo. In 2015  'David Bowie is...." arrived in Melbourne with it's rare memorabilia, photos and video clips much to the delight of thousands of Australian music fans. 3CR music coordinator Paul Elliott visited the exhibition and was suitably impressed . A pair of Melbournites Cass Moore and Bruce Butler attended many more times, contributed memoribilia and gave talks at the ACME exhibition.

Girls Radio Offensive TAPE 2

Check out the Girls Radio Offensive new Compilation Tape 2. It features an awesome line up of our favourite punk bands from Australia and is put together as a fundraiser for the Mapuche-Aboriginal Struggles for Indigenous Land Project. All bands have been aired on our show, Mondays 11pm. All proceeds will go directly to this project.

3CR and Wire Benefit at the Tote

Join us for an evening of awesome live music from local bands Habits, Jonny Telafone, Vacuum and Mollusc in support of 3CR and Wire Women's Information.

Check here for more info.

Bearbrass Asylum Orchestra perform live at Federation Square, 3CR Disability Day, 2013

Join us for Disability Day 2015, Thursday 3 December, on air from 6.00am to 6.00pm. Twelve hours of radical radio by, for and about people with disability. It all starts with The Big Bold Breakfast of disability news and current affairs, followed by Spoken Word. Join the discussion on Talkback with Attitude from 9.30am on representations of disability in TV and movies.

Joe Hill Tribute Benefit for 3CR

Thanks to some friends of 3CR and the Lomond Hotel for organising this fundraiser and giving us a chance to hear some uplifting music in the spirit of Joe Hill, IWW organiser and influential songwriter. A man who inspired Woody Guthrie, Paul Robeson, Joan Baez, Pete Seeger, Bruce Springsteen and countless others. $10 waged/ $5 concession.

How To Make Trouble And Influence People 2016 Diary

Produced by the author of the How To Make Trouble and Influence People: Pranks, Protests, Graffiti & Political Mischief-Making From Across Australia book and regular contributor to 3CR's Seeds of Dissent calendars, this 2016 diary features 366 radical dates in Australian history as well as dozens of images and stories. Just $15 hereAll profits go to 3CR and Ecuador's Los Cedros Biological Reserve 

David Bowie © Masayoshi Sukita / The David Bowie Archive 2012

3CR music coordinator Paul Elliott chats to David Bowie super fan Bruce Butler during Michael Smith's Let Your Freak Flag Fly this Saturday 17th October, 5.30 - 7.00pm. Bruce recently gave a talk at ACMI as part of the David Bowie is exhibition and contributed several rare Bowie pieces of memorabilia to the exhibition.