Cruisin’s the Decades with Brad Savage
We’re pleased to announce the addition of a new show – Cruisin’ the Decades with Brad Savage. Cruisin’ the Decades will air on Sunday at 9:00 a.m. on 88.1 the Park.
The one hour show will feature one song per decade from the past 100 years.
General show info:
• Cruisin’ The Decades is a one-of-a-kind 60-minute radio program focusing on over 100 years of recorded music, playing one song per decade from 1920 to today. Cruisin’ The Decades shines a spotlight on all genres of music, while focusing on the history, technology of recording, and evolution of popular music from yesterday to today.
• Cruisin’ The Decades is hosted and curated by Brad Savage and produced at The Summit WAPS-FM in Akron, OH. Savage uses his deep knowledge of music, along with his vast experience and massive music library, to put together a show that is as informative and engaging as it is entertaining. It’s a show for true music lovers, by a true music lover!
• Savage creates the show from a “Music Discovery” point of view, focusing on “wow factor” through original songs that listeners will recognize from their covers, forgotten tracks, collector “cult favorites,” and more. It’s a musical adventure — and appointment listening — each week.
ABOUT BRAD SAVAGE:
Brad Savage has always had music and radio in his blood. He grew up dissecting the playlists of various radio stations in the Twin Cities, eventually landing a programming gig at Alternative Rock WMAD Madison. After WMAD, Savage went into AAA programming at WQKL Ann Arbor, followed by WCNR Charlottesville, and most recently at The Summit WAPS since 2015. The Summit is a Non-com AAA Discovery station broadcasting in Akron, Canton, Youngstown & Athens, OH. Savage also programs Non-Com 103.3 The Bridge (WBDB-LP) in Richmond, VA. Along the way, Savage has been nominated for multiple radio awards, including Non-Com Triple A Program Director of the Year (JBE Entertainment) in 2020 and 2021. He is a 4-time winner of the “Medium Market Triple A Program Director of the Year” award for FMQB’s Triple A Conference. He was also named C-ville Weekly’s “Favorite Local Radio Personality” in Charlottesville in 2013 and 2014.