Show Highlight!

October 10th, 2017

Tune in to Steve Shavkin’s “Mostly Folk” show from 5:30 to 6:30am on Monday and Saturday mornings. He plays mostly folk music with some soft rock and country in the mix. Steve grew up with the music that he play and says that having an opportunity to share it with listeners is “awesome.”

Be sure to check it out!


Mostly Folk

Show Highlight!

October 3rd, 2017

Listen to Sunday Mornings With Nate

7-9am Sundays. A mix of music on only vinyl and a few tapes, with Nate.

Here’s a playlist from Nate’s last show to get you in the mood for next Sunday:

tune in every week!



Thank you!

September 25th, 2017

Thank you so much to all of our listeners for supporting us in another successful pledge drive!

We are incredibly grateful for your generosity, and are really pleased that WVKR has funding for another year!



Independent radio forever, love WVKR

Fall Pledge Drive ! !

August 25th, 2017

Hi everyone,

We’re happy to announce that this year’s pledge drive will be September 12-18! Pledge drive helps us make up about half of our yearly operating budget and we depend on it to keep the station running. Donations of any amount are appreciated!

To make a pledge:

Dial 845-437-7178 during pledge drive week to make a pledge over the phone, or click the “donate” button in the upper right corner of this website. You can also print a donation form by clicking here, and mail it in with your donation to the WVKR Pledge Drive Office (address information posted below).

Donation amount: Premium

$1.00 – $24.99: Sticker and Keychain

$25.00 – $49.99: Sticker and 2017 T-shirt

$50.00 – $74.99: Sticker and 2017 tote or 2017 T-shirt

$50.00 or more: Geetmala Show CD

$50.00 or more: Polka Beat Show CD

$75.00 – $99.99: Sticker, 2017 T-shirt and 2017 tote

$100.00 or more: Sticker, 2017 T-shirt, 2017 tote, Vintage Merch Grab Bag

If you chose to donate without receiving premiums, then your entire donation is tax-deductible. If you choose premiums then only the surplus of your pledge is tax deductible.

Please take advantage of your employer’s matching grant programs!

For mail in donations, please send the above form and donation to the following address:
WVKR Gifts
161 College Avenue, Box 725 (note box number must be on the same line and not a separate line)
Poughkeepsie, NY 12603

A big thank you to all of our listeners who make the station possible and also for stepping up each year to make sure we can stay on air, we really couldn’t do it without you.


wvkr exec