Classic Rock Hits, Deep-Cuts, Live Tracks and Local Programming
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The Capital Region’s headquarters for classic rock, not just the same old top 40 repeats you hear on big box radio but all the fun stuff too. B-sides, live tracks, rare tracks, deep cuts, WPTR does it all!

WPTR also features a specialized showcase for music lovers of all kinds.

Weekday mornings, ‘Sunshine Superman’ kicks off your day with an eclectic mix of music from all eras, all genres. You never know what you’re gonna get. Roots of rock ‘n roll, soul, disco, progressive, full albums, live albums, everything!

Evening drivetime, radio veteran Jeff Clark lays down the soundtrack to your drive home with ‘JC’s Afternoon Adventure’. No stress hits to relax you during your commute, along with the latest news from around the world, weather at the top of every hour, ‘This Day in History’ and celebrity birthdays. Jeff is your co-pilot for the drive home, no button pushers, only the best songs!

When the sun goes down, the headbangers come out with ‘Hard Rockin’ Nights’. Local band mainstay and rock enthusiast Rockin’ Randy brings you hard rock and heavy metal hits from the 70s thru today. The loudest three hours on Capital Region radio, featuring hits, b-sides, rarities, your favorite bands and your soon-to-be favorite bands.

Weekends, WPTR bring’s you an even bigger mix of music and culture to match Albany, Schenectady and Troy’s diverse tastes.

Saturday mornings, Capital Region crooner and showman Joe Sinatra brings you ‘The Magic of Swing’ featuring Frank Sinatra and his influence on and beyond the Big Band Era. Other members of the infamous Rat Pack, along with other famous voices of jazz and big band music from yesterday to today. 

Saturdays at noon it’s time to put on your dancing shoes and hit the floor with iconic voice of the Capital Region Carla Page with ‘Motown Memories’. Motown, disco, funk, pop, jazz, everything to get your toes tapping and your hips moving. Stories about all the biggest names in dance music and the best music to get you up out of your seat.

Sunday mornings it’s island time with DJ Sammy and ‘West Indian Vibrations’. Sammy gets you going with the warm breeze of the West Indies, featuring all the sounds of the islands from Caribbean, Reggae, Soca, Calypso, Bollywood and more.


WPTR is more than just same tired playlist, same music you’ve been hearing over and over for the last 40 years.
WPTR is YOUR community radio because it’s all about YOU! Tune in and check back here regularly to see what we’re up to next.

Weekday Lineup

Mon-Fri    Sunshine Superman|AM Drive
7a-10a       Roots, Light Rock and Motown, ABC News

Monday    Golden Hits Lunch Hour
The King of Rock 'n Roll with Doctur Don Bowers

Thursday  The Beatles Lunch Hour
12p           Music of the Fab Four with Doctur Don Bowers

Mon-Fri    JC's Afternoon Adventure|PM Drive
3p-6p        Classic Rock 'Top 40', News and Traffic

Mon-Thur The '60s at 6p
6p-7p         Groovy Hits of the '60s

Mon-Fri    Hard Rockin' Nights
9p-Mid       Rock and Metal, '70s to Now

Fridays     Nothin' But Old '45s: Oldies
6p-8p        '50s '60s and '70s Hits

Saturday Lineup

Saturday   The Magic of Swing w/ Joe Sinatra
10a-11a      Frank Sinatra, Swing and Big Band

Saturday   Motown Memories w/ Carla Page
12p-1p     Motown: Hitsville USA

Saturday  Nothin' But Old 45s: The Next Generation
6p-7p        Hits from All Eras Played on Vinyl


Sunday Lineup

Sunday   Illuminating Conversations w/ Heather
9a-10a      Inspirational Conversations and Thoughts

Sunday  Drive-In Matinee
1p-2p         Retro Music of the '50s and '60s