Music

Friday 8:00pm to 9:00pm
May
Inspired by the music of Maestro Ilaiyaraaja and other Tamil/Indian composers, this program creates awareness about Tamil culture and society. We explore and share our joy in the multiple facets of Tamil popular, folk and classical music.
Subscribe to 3CR in 2023

Our station needs members to survive. By becoming a subscriber, you’re helping us to remain fiercely independent and free of commercials and corporate influence. Are you a paid up subscriber? It’s just $40 concession, $80 waged, $150 for a band or organisation and $300 solidarity for the year. Great value for 24/7 community-owned and community-controlled media! Please become a subscriber member today. Call the station on 03 94198377 during business hours, or sign up / renew online.

Thursday 3:00pm to 3:30pm
January
An eclectic mix of sometimes underrated and undiscovered music across all genres

Join 3CR from 9am – 4pm on Thursday 26 January for our annual Invasion Day broadcast.

26 January signifies the beginning of invasion, colonisation, and displacement, and the start of a powerful movement of First Nations resistance and protest that is ongoing to this day. 3CR's First Nations broadcast team will be bringing you Blak and deadly music, and the voices of grassroots activists across the continent. Discussing genocide, sovereignty, treaty, pay the rent, deaths in custody, truth and justice, and the lore of the land … 

Holiday office hours

There’ll be great Summer Programming content on air over the festive season, but our offices will be closed from midday Friday 23 December and re-open Tuesday 3 January. Throughout January 2023 we’ll be open with reduced hours and days. The station will be open 10am-4pm Tuesday to Friday, call us on 03 9419 8377 or connect with us online via our socials and website. We hope that all our listeners and supporters enjoy a break and we look forward to hearing from you in 2023!

3CR pop up shop THIS Saturday

Looking for a radical gift for that special someone?

Come along to our Pop Up Shop THIS Saturday 17 December from 9-12noon.

Books, t-shirts, scarves, tote bags and much much more.

3CR Community Radio
21 Smith Street, Fitzroy.
See you there!

3CR Radio Music Feast

Have you got your FREE ticket yet? Sunday 27 November at the Brunswick Ballroom - come join the radical radio community. ‘3CR Radio Music Feast’ is one of several events produced as part of the Community Broadcasting Association of Australia’s partnership with Creative Victoria’s On The Road Again initiative, connecting Victorian community radio with the state’s live music scene. We've got a stellar line-up including Ajak Kwai, Kutcha Edwards, Lady Lash, the Black Jesus Experience, the Cherry Reds, Soju Gang, Marroushti, Uncle Robbie Thorpe and MC Shiralee Hood. Read more in our Media Release. FREE tickets here.

Saturday 1:30pm to 2:00pm
PX Whanau covers news and views from our queer Pasifika community including the arts and culture and the events that build and nourish our people.
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.