Joni Mitchell’s Birthday and an Americana Music Celebration!

November 7 and 8, join WPKN for a fundraising celebration of folk and Americana music! We’ll help Joni Mitchell celebrate her birthday!

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Al Bell
Al Bell
Al Bell celebrates the Blues and R&B, playing songs in accordance with his own unique desire to hear one creative piece in juxtaposition with the next.
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Alec Cumming
Alec Cumming
I’m a child of the early sixties who grew up in Elizabeth, New Jersey, a scrappy town that reminds me in many ways of Bridgeport, which has been my home base since 2015.
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Annette Szczesiul
Annette Szczesiul
What inspires me about ‘PKN is that amidst all the differences, there is a beautiful core sharing values, mutual inspiration, spirit, heart, humor and never-ending goofiness!
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Catherine Conroy
Catherine Conroy
Host of The Kitchen Sink every 4th Thursday 4-7 pm.
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Cheryl Magoveny
Cheryl Magoveny
I have been on the air at WPKN since September 2018. I am inspired by WPKN in many ways. I am greatly impressed by the immense love all the programmers, volunteers, and staff have for the station. Because of this, our listeners can expect to hear the widest range of programming on radio today.
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Colette Rossignol
Colette Rossignol
Colette started at WPKN in 1982 presenting “Capital Radio” and continues on programming both a Rock-N-Roll and her “Blues for Bob and You” show.
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David Golden
David Golden
WPKN Board of Directors Library Director
I showed up at the WPKN studio as a college student and never went away. In the intervening years, I’ve served on various station boards and committees, hosted a bunch of live music, and hopefully kept you company.
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Del LaPietro
Del LaPietro
I was the WPKN Library Director from August of 2012 to 2021, and have been dubbed ‘the Anarchivist’ because of my interest in and passion for preserving the future of the WPKN collection.
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Emma Speer
Emma Speer
Board of Directors, Secretary
Emma was born and bred in Bridgeport. She attended Yale University where she received a B.S. in Cognitive Science. She also nerds out doing performance, such as improv and one-woman shows, as well as writing, painting, and podcasting.
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howard thompson
howard thompson
Howard Thompson hosts the rocking program, ‘PURE.’
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Kevin Gallagher
Kevin Gallagher
WPKN Board of Directors, Long Island Director
Kevin Gallagher likes to dig. Ask him to tell you about his life, and don’t be surprised if he digs up a tale about traveling the world with the Eurythmics or that he’s been digging WPKN since he became a DJ in 1972.
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Mark Mushin
Mark Mushin
WPKN Board of Directors Technical Director
Mark Mushin loves his family and the blues. He hosts One Step Ahead of the Blues and is a part of The Car Bob Show. Mark volunteers on the WPKN Board of Directors.
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Martha W. Lewis
Martha W. Lewis
Martha Lewis is a visual artist, curator, educator and radio presenter who has exhibited nationally and internationally. Her artistic practice focuses on drawing, Site-Specific Installation, books, knowledge, and the history of science.
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Mike Zito
Mike Zito
I first started doing shows at WPKN early in 1973. It is truly an honor to be back and part of WPKN, now more than forty years!
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Steve di Costanzo
Steve di Costanzo
WPKN General Manager
Music has always been front and center for me. It’s beyond therapeutic.
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In addition to our spectacular hosts, above, we want to take a minute to thank our fundraiser tally-keepers, without whose help we would certainly be lost!