The Northampton Arts Council works to support and nurture the arts in the city of Northampton. The Council awards grants twice each year to artists and arts groups from both state and locally-raised funds, and seeks to improve public awareness of the arts. Its' goals include maintaining and preserving the rich and diverse cultural heritage of Northampton, programming such annual events of interest to the community as First Night Northampton and Transperformance.

Tuesday, March 14, 2017

Spare the Rock with Dan Zanes FM Broadcast and Podcast



Audio from the Northampton Arts Council's live presentation of Spare the Rock, Spoil the Child with Dan Zanes, part of Four Sundays in February Winter Arts Festival Benefit, will be airing on FM stations across the nation over the next three weekends beginning March 18th.

For now you can listen to the entire show recording online at: http://sparetherock.com/wordpress/spare-the-rock-live-at-the-academy-of-music/


The all-ages family event took place on stage at the Academy of Music in Northampton, MA on Sunday February 19th, 2017. The show celebrated LGBTQ youth and the legacy of David Bowie through story, songs and conversations.

Relive the fun or catch what you missed!
  • The first weekend (March 18/19) will feature Katie Ha-Ha, Lord Russ, Henning Ohlenbusch and the Stuntmen.
  • The following weekend (March 25/26) will feature Lloyd H. Miller of the Deedle Deedle Dees, Abbie Morin, and Kelsey Flynn.
  • The final weekend (April 1/2) will feature Dan Zanes & Claudia Eliaza and the show's grand finale including all the performers. 
Spare the Rock, Spoil the Child broadcasts on the following stations/times:
  • Sat. 6 am – WNKU Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky
  • Sat. 7 am – 103.3 VFR, Northampton, MA
  • Sat. 8 am – 93.9 The River, Northampton, MA/ Brattleboro, VT
  • Sat. 9 am – KVRZ 88.9 Libby, MT
  • Sat. 10 am – KIYU Western Koyukon Region, Alaska
  • Sat. 10 am – WJFF, Jeffersonville, New York
  • Sat. 10 am — KMRE, Bellingham, Washington
  • Sat. 2 pm— KCMJ, Colorado Springs, Colorado
  • Sun. 8 am – WMCN St. Paul, MN
  • Sun. 8 am – KFOK, Georgetown, California
  • Sun. 8 am – 106.1 The Corner, Charlottesville, VA
  • Sun. 6 pm – 98.9 KUTX The Austin Music Experience

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