About This Program

WPKN Celebrates Frank Zappa Fundraiser with Bob Chamenko, Catherine Conroy, David Golden, Howard Thompson, Jeff Day, Terry Hopper, and Valerie Richardson brings you a tribute to Frank Vincent Zappa, an American multi-instrumentalist musician, composer, and bandleader. Zappa’s work is characterized by nonconformity, free-form improvisation, sound experiments, musical virtuosity, and satire of American culture.

Ten Hours of Zappa Music (10 AM to 5 PM and then from 7 PM to 10 PM ) — Crank the Frank!

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Bob Chamenko
Bob Chamenko
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Catherine Conroy
Catherine ConroyWPKN Board of Directors Public Affairs Director
A creative marketing professional specializing in the intersection of urban ecosystems and digital technologies with an ear to the ground for social trends in a constantly evolving industry.
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David Golden
David Golden
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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howard thompson
howard thompsonWPKN Board of Directors Music Director
Howard Thompson serves on the WPKN Board of Directors as the Music Director and hosts the rocking program, ‘PURE.’
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Jeff Day
Jeff Day
Jeff Day has been exploring sonic anomalies and the spaces in between since the early 1990’s with esoterica et cetera.
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Terry Hopper
Terry Hopper
Terry Hopper hosts The Quest.
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Valerie Richardson
Valerie RichardsonWPKN Board of Directors Program Director
Thanks to our listeners for believing in WPKN and supporting us so very generously for almost sixty years! Of course, you are us, and we are you—that’s what makes community!
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