Blue Note Jazz


A special two-day fundraiser in honor of a special label: WPKN celebrates Blue Note Records all day on October 26 and 27. It was 81 years ago that a German immigrant and passionate Jazz Aficionado, Alfred Lion, produced his first recording session in New York City. The rest is history: Blue Note Records is one of the longest-running Jazz labels in the world. Its contribution to jazz recording is legendary for its breadth, creativity and quality. Current Blue Note president Don Was continues the tradition, in documenting today’s golden age of jazz and beyond. At WPKN we love Jazz, we love innovation, and we love quality. Blue Note has always stood ...

Thursday Morning Quarterbacks


Thursday Morning Quarterbacks is an unconventional sports radio show about football and other stuff. Two WPKN Radio show hosts, Steelers fanatic Doc Hardy and Patriots lover Cheryl Magoveny, match wits, trade barbs, talk trash, make weekly picks of NFL games and talk about related off the field NFL issues. It is on the 1st and 3rd Wednesdays of the month starting at 11 pm for 30 minutes. I have been on the air at WPKN since September 2018. I currently serve on the Board of Directors as the Treasurer, and I volunteer for special committees when needed. I am inspired by WPKN in many ways. Most ...

Soul on Ice


Soul on Ice with Doc Hardy is broadcast on the weekends on a fill-in basis, is dedicated to preserving all forms of Soul and Jazz.  You are likely to hear legends like The Isley Brothers, Earth Wind & Fire, George Benson, Stevie Wonder, Luther Vandross, Michael Jackson, Prince, Marcus Miller or new artists like LA Young, Tiffany Tzelle, Nia Simmons, Phoenix Fire, all in the same session. Ice preserves and this show has as its goal: putting ALL forms of Soul on Ice! Doc Hardy has music and radio broadcasting in his blood. His father, Hal Hardy, was “DJ Soul on Ice” in the 1970’s, and was a ...


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