"So much music....it's scary!" Special thanks to 43 Nightmares for joining us!
Alex and Austin went out with Dollar to deliver more Hall's Pastry Shop Donuts today! Here's where we had the pleasure of visiting today: Bankers Insurance/Carter Bank & Trust, Danville Boy's and Girl's Club, URW Community Federal Credit Union, Wilkins & Co Realtors, and HomeTrust Bank.
Alex and Hutch's "Smiles" tour continued with dozens of donuts from Hall's Pastry Shop. We were accompanied by "Dollar", the Top Dawg at URW Community Federal Credit union as we stopped by ERA Holley and Gibson Realty, D&MHeating and Air, Collie Equipment Company, Hollywood Pets and Clearview Glass.
Wednesday, Sept. 21st & Sept. 28th, 2016 - the WBTM gang and "Dollar" the Top Dawg from URW hit some local businesses with some Hall's Pastry love - with fun & delicious donuts for all!
Friday, Sept. 16, 2016 - Alex, Hutch and " Dollar" the "Top Dog" from URW Federal Credit Union hit the streets again and surprised some local folks with fresh donuts from Hall's Pastry shop. They were also reminding people to listen to win $500 at 4:20 this afternoon on the Secret Sound contest with Alex.
On Sunday, February 14th, 2016 - Alex and Piedmont Broadcasting Alumnus Mike Wimmer took a fun pic to capture the moment of the good time they had at the UNC Basketball game in Chapel Hill.
The Kissed By Cupid contest was a huge success! Thanks to URW, Kissed By Cupid awarded winner Mike Beame with $250 cash, a $100 Outback gift card, and 2 movie passes to Danville Stadium Cinemas. Here's some photos of Alex presenting Mike with his winnings!
Alex and Hutch made surprise visits to local offices/businesses with Dollar the Dog from URW Community Federal Credit Union. They dropped off treats to show our love for listeners in the spirit of Valentine's Day.
Lisa Fowlkes guessed the correct Secret Sound and was presented her check for $6,025 by the Secret Sound Wizard himself, Alex Vardavas! Here's some pictures to join in the fun!
Friday, December 11th, 2015 - there was a lot of fundraising going on for the Salvation Army's Christmas Bucks for Kids at Danville's Walmart with WBTM & sister station, the Scorpions Motorcycle Club, and more - plus LIVE music from local favorites band - the River City Rousers, who donated all their tips to the cause, too - over a hundred bucks! WBTM's Barry Shelton plays in the band, too!
Thursday, August 13th, 2015 - Alex got a surprise visit from one of his 'relatives' on his birthday just as he was starting his air shift - check out the photos from the hijinks as his co-workers pulled a fun one on him!
Wednesday, July 1st, 2015 - the legends of rock and roll - the Rolling Stones - rocked and rolled into Raleigh for a stop on their Zip Code Tour, commemorating the reissue of their "Sticky Fingers" album. They had the packed house of fans at Carter-Finley Stadium on their feet all night long - and Staff Photographer Barry Shelton was on the scene, capturing some of the magic! Enjoy the pics!
Saturday, August 16th, 2014 - the Carrington Pavilion ROCKED with three great tribute bands (Thunderstruck, an AC/DC tribute, Hysteria, a Def Leppard tribute, and Trial By Fire, a Journey tribute) and a local favorite (Trebuchet). It was HOT and the stages were HOTTER, with great music and good times for all! Staff photographer Barry Shelton captured the magic!
The legendary piano man made a stop at Raleigh's PNC Arena and rocked the house to a sold-out crowd! Gavin Degraw opened the show with a fun set of his pop-rock tunes, too! You'll hear them both on WBTM, and you can SEE them here - Staff Photographer Barry Shelton was on the scene and captured the evening's magic.
On the final night of their US tour, Bon Jovi made a stop in Raleigh, NC and rocked the house with all the classic favorites like "Who Says You Can't Go Home" and songs from their latest album "Because We Can" to a packed house! WBTM Staff Photographer Barry Shelton was on the scene, capturing all the fun!
Two legends on one stage - Thursday, October 17th, 2013 - Rod Stewart with special guest Steve Winwood made a tour stop at Greensboro Coliseum and WBTM Staff Photographer Barry Shelton was on the scene, capturing the magic of the musical evening!
Saturday, July 20, 2013 - Robert Plant, lead vocalist of the legendary rock band Led Zeppelin made a stop in nearby Cary, NC for an evening of classic songs from that band's heyday as well as reworked versions of his prolific solo career. WBTM Staff Photographer Barry Shelton was there to capture the evening's magic.
Wednesday, July 3rd, 2013 - the mighty Night Ranger brought their 80's arena rock to Martinsville Speedway for a Pre-4th of July Celebration like no other! WBTM Staff Photographer Barry Shelton captured some of the excitement.
Monday, June 24th, 2013 - the legendary Fleetwood Mac played all their hits and new songs, too at Time Warner Cable Arena in Charlotte, NC. It was their only area stop on their HUGE 2013 tour, and WBTM Staff Photographer was on the scene, capturing the magic - here's a few photos!
The legendary Bob Seger & his Silver Bullet Band made a stop at Raleigh's PNC Arena during the "Rock & Roll Never Forgets" tour on Saturday, April 27th, 2013. Check out the show through WBTM Staff Photographer Barry Shelton's camera lens!
On Thursday, April 25th, 2013 - a lot of listeners made the "switch" with us... and here are some pictures from the Launch Party at the station, where we invited advertisers, clients, and friends to join in the festivities!
Alex and the boys journeyed yet again to the "Big Apple." Check out the fun and excitement of their 2012 trip thru some great pictures!
He's BIG, he's BAD... and he STILL rocks the house! Meat Loaf made a recent stop at Durham Performing Arts Center on his Mad, Mad World Tour supporting the new (yes, NEW) album of the same name. His new material blended masterfully with the classics like "Two Out Of Three Ain't Bad," "I'd Do Anything For Love (But I Won't Do
Whether you remember him from the Amboy Dukes or his 70s-80s guitar-driven solo work, Ted Nugent still has IT... The Motor City Madman once again proved his reputation SOLID on Thursday, August 9th, 2012 at Durham Performing Arts Center with a set full of bluesy, Motown-tinged rockers & favorites like "Hey Baby" & "Cat Scratch Fever."
Photos of Meet & Greets with Night Ranger & .38 Special at the Carrington Pavilion on Friday, July 20th, 2012. Plus up-close and personal concert photos by Staff Photographer Barry Shelton.
On Wednesday, July 11th, 2012 - the voice of so many radio commercials and the host of the Sunday Morning Swing Shift music program on WBTM - Phil Watlington - celebrated 50 years at Piedmont Broadcasting Corporation at a special luncheon with co-workers, peers, and VIPs from the area.
It was a night of nostalgia and great music at Greensboro Coliseum as Van Halen rocked the house playing all the classics like "Jump," with special guests Kool & the Gang! WBTM Staff Photographer Barry Shelton was on the scene!
On Friday, March 16th, 2012 the legendary piano man Elton John took the stage at the PNC Arena (formerly RBC) in Raleigh, NC and rocked the house for 3 hours straight, playin' ALL the hits and then some! WBTM staff photographer Barry Shelton was on the scene, capturing the excitement.
Alex, Blake, and Barry made the "Blues Brothers," 'Jake' & 'Elwood' at home in the studio the day before their area appearance at the Caswell County Civic Center on February 16th, 2012.
Fun times for a good cause at WalMart as the gang serves time in an "ice jail" to raise money for Christmas Bucks For Kids and the Salvation Army.
Take a look back at the fun and festivities as folks gathered to raise money for Christmas Bucks For Kids at Coleman Marketplace on December 2, 2011.
Congrats to Laura Pinekenstein, WBTM's $2400 Secret Sound Winner!
Take a look back at the fun Alex & WBTM had at the Food Lion at Cain Creek Shopping Center on 58 East. Store manager Carroll Walker welcomed the crowds with open arms. The winner was Courtney Cramer and she really loaded up!
Enjoy these photos of the Bud Light Cruise Oct. 2011 through the eyes of our winner Daryl Rigney!
Check out the pictures of the fun we had at Ballou Park Food Lion with store manager Chris Smith & winner Stephanie Jones!
Here are some photos from the fun and excitement at WBTM's Food Lion Shopping Spree at Westover Drive. Congrats to Rodney Pleasants.
"Just a small town girl..." is the first lyric in Journey's "Don't Stop Believin.'" ...and it's the last song you'll hear when you see the 80's rock musical "Rock of Ages," during it's run at Durham Performing Arts Center the last week of October 2011.
Sunday, October 9th, 2011 - The legendary "Weird Al" Yankovic performed at the Durham Performing Arts Center in NC and had a packed house rolling in the aisles! He played songs from every era of his career, doing musically note-for-note parodies of hit songs from the 80's all the way to soon-to-be classics from his latest album "ALpocalypse."
The legendary singer/songwriter/guitarist extraordinaire celebrated the 35th anniversary of his classic double LIVE album "Frampton Comes Alive" at the Durham Performing Arts Center to a packed house on October 5th, 2011. It was a time travel trip as all were transported back 35 years with the most excellent return to classics like "Show Me The Way,"
The area youth came out in force and showed their talents on the stage at the Danville-Pittsylvania County Fair on Friday, September 23rd, 2011. (The event was rescheduled due to rain on Wednesday, September 21st.)
Alex and the boys take over The Big Apple for baseball and more! Photos courtesy of Gus Galvez (Zorro).
Thanks for God's Pit Crew, Sgt. David and his family have a new home.
It was a night full of fun Tuesday, March 22, 2011. Not only did everyone enjoy the skills of the legendary Harlem Globetrotters, but they were entertained as TEAM WBTM took on sister-station Team WAKG during Halftime.