Programs


Here you will find a brief description of our most popular programs. These are our marquee shows that help define VOWR as a radio station. As you browse through them, you'll discover that we offer many different types of music; from classical to classic country, easy listening to soft rock, and lots more.


We hope that many of these programs will become your favourites and that you'll experience hours of listening pleasure with VOWR every week. Of course our programming is not limited to these shows. We're here 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

Tuesdays | 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Great music from years past. Historical factoids. Current community events. A little trivia. And, a lot of fun.

Fridays | 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Saturdays | 12:00 PM - 3:00 PM

In the title of her 1981 hit song, country music legend, Barbara Mandrell declares I Was Country When Country Wasn't Cool. If Ms. Mandrell's mantra aptly decribes your relationship with country music, then "800 Country" is your show.

Weekdays | 7:30 AM - 9:00 AM

Savour the freshness of the morning. Celebrate the promise of a new day. Our soft melodies are your wake up call. Catch the latest weather, community information and more with hosts who love the mornings as much as you do.

Saturdays | 7:30 AM - 9:00 AM

The roots of Celtic music run deep. Its traditions seem timeless. Its bond with Newfoundland music is simply unbreakable. This Saturday morning, have a kitchen party.

First Saturday of every month | 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM

The greatest music ever written. Transcending not just years and decades, but generations. Beethoven. Bach. Mozart. And, many more. Performed by some of the world's most prestigious orchestras.

Saturdays | 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

A full hour of old-time country gospel favourites.

Sundays | 2:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Wednesdays | 7:30 PM - 8:00 PM (Repeat)

Science, public policy, business, the arts, land agriculture, architecture, the fishery, media, and research projects are just some of the conversation topics touched on each week by people in Newfoundland who share some of their unique histories, ideas, opinions, work experience and more.

Thursdays | 9:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Sundays | 8:05 PM - 10:00 PM

Find solace and comfort in the grand old hymns that have been passed on from generation to generation.

Weekdays | 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Established artists & new performers. All Newfoundland and Labrador.

Weekdays | 9:00 AM - 9:05 AM

Five minutes to contemplate life's spiritual dimension. To consider our frailties and fears, sorrows and joys and everything else that makes us human. Various clergy from around the Avalon Peninsula offer their perspective.

Daily | 10:00 PM - 12:00 PM

Your escape after a busy day. With silky instrumentals, precision harmonies and serious solo artists. The likes of Frank Sinatra, Diana Krall and Dionne Warwick feel right at home here. And, you will too. With amiable hosts who understand that, at this time of the night, the fewer words, the better.

Saturdays | 3:00 PM - 6:00 PM

On Saturday afternoons, we rock to the music of the 1950s, '60s, and '70s. But, we do it gently. And, without the screaming DJ. But, we do have something to say. Anecdotes about the artists' careers, milestones in their lives and the events that made them stars.

Sundays | 8:45 AM - 2:00 PM

The dignity of Sunday morning is steadfastly preserved at VOWR. The centre piece begins at 11:00 AM with a live broadcast of a worship service from a St. John's area church. Prior to the service, we fill your morning with spirit lifting music and soul touching spoken word that extends into the early afternoon. It's a celebration of Christianity.

Sundays | 2:30 PM - 6:00 PM

For many people, Sunday afternoon is an oasis of simple pleasures and relaxation. It's your time. Family time. Unwind time. We hope you'll share some of that time with us. We promise to keep the conversation light. And, the music easy.

Saturdays | 7:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Sundays | 1:00 PM - 1:30 PM

If you're having a bad day, a bad week or even a bad year, Words & Music promises to refresh and restore your soul. The words are inspiring. The music is soothing. Your heart will soar.

Sundays | 11:00 AM & 7:00 PM

It was the reason VOWR was founded at Wesley United Church over ninety years ago; to allow those who cannot get out to church to share in a worship service. While most of our broadcasts still originate from Wesley, VOWR regularly broadcasts services from churches of other denominations in the St. John�s area. Two different services are broadcast every Sunday. The 11:00 AM service is broadcast live while the 7:00 PM service is usually recorded in the morning for presentation in the evening. Please check our Worship Schedule to find out which St. John's area church will host our next broadcast.

Sundays | 12:15 PM - 12:30 PM
Mondays | 7:30 PM - 7:45 PM (Repeat)

Local medical professionals discuss general health issues. A different topic every week. **Please note: This series does not provide individual health advice. Consult a physician about your personal health issues)**. 15 minutes. Sunday at 12:15 PM (repeated Monday at 7:30 PM)

VOWR Radio


P.O. Box 26006
St. John's, NL A1E 0A5

Phone: (709) 579-9233
Email: vowr@vowr.org

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