🎊 4ZZZ's 48th Birthday | Battle of The Cover Bands 🎊

TOMORROW NIGHT come on down to BAD LUCK BAR in Fortitude Valley at 6PM to help us celebrate 4ZZZ’s 48th birthday! We have the ultimate showdown party where Meanjin’s finest will battle it out for the title of BEST PUNK COVERS BAND!

Featuring:

Holidays for Hoodies
Slurpee Jerks
Wayne Keys
PhD
All-stars Encore Extravaganza

It’s not too late to secure yourself some tickets so click here!

πŸ”₯ 4ZZZ Hot 100 Voting πŸ”₯

That's right, the 4ZZZ Hot 100 for 2023 is open for votes and they have been just flooding in! So if you haven’t voted for your favourite artists and songs by head over to the 4ZZZ Hot 100 Voting page right here! You’ve got until MIDNIGHT BOXING DAY (Dec 26th).

Also if you’re a 4ZZZ Subscriber you will get -⚑DOUBLE VOTE POWERS⚑- So if you haven't subscribed head here to sort that out.

πŸ›ŽοΈ Reception Closed for the Holidays πŸ›ŽοΈ

We are closed over the holiday break to give our vollies a much needed break. So please keep this in mind over the coming months. 

Closed from December 18th until January 22nd... except we are open on one day...

πŸ’₯One Day Shopping Bonanzzza!πŸ’₯

If you can’t break free from the spell of capitalism this xmas, and you haven’t bought gifts for the people you love to let them know you love them… Fear not! 4ZZZ is open for your special last-minute gift-buying frenzy on December 23rd! Visit the station on Barry Parade between 10AM and 4PM, Saturday December 23rd!

We’ve got all the tees, totes, socks, stubby coolers, coasters, keyrings, pennants, stickers & badges you need!

*Warm inner glow guaranteed with every purchase*

🏞️ The New Zealand Show | 40th Birthday 🏞️

Next week is the beginning of a two week long celebration of The New Zealand Show’s 40th Birthday!

Starting on December 12th to the 19th The NZ Show Crew will be doing giveaways of limited edition NZ Show tee-shirts as well as some other great prizes! So be sure to listen on Tuesday evening from 8PM - 10PM on 102.1FM! 

You can also keep up with the celebrations here 

They've been pullin' out weeds and puttin' up trees; it's time for 

🌱 Bushcare Round Up 🌱

Big thanks to Dave from Eco Radio for helping curate this list.

🎀 RHRN - Darren Hanlon 🎀

This week we had a literal legend in our famous Studio 3 Darren Hanlon! It was such a special broadcast and if you haven't had a chance to listen back you absolutely should. Darren is such a pleasure to host and the RHRN Crew were thrilled to have him there.  

Click here to watch their full set back

πŸ₯ AOTW | Will Return in February πŸ₯

Album of the Week will return in the new year. A special thanks go to our Album of the Week Committee for heavily contibuting to the sounds of 4ZZZ. We are so excited for the new year and what creative talents will be played across the Zed frequencies in 2024!

🎢 TOP 20 | Nov 25th - Dec 2nd 🎢

πŸ“° 4ZZZ NEWS | Insight into Cannabis and Driving πŸ“°

Cannabis use has become increasingly common in Australia for medical purposes. However, do you know how Cannabis affects driving performance or how governments are currently dealing with it both domestically and internationally?  

4ZZZ's Toni Pankaluic and Eliot Rifkin chatted with Dr Thomas Arkell a Research Fellow from Swinburne University of Technology’s Centre for Human Psychopharmacology about Cannabis and Driving.

For a deep dive...

To listen in and know more click here

Thanks to Toni Pankaluic & Eliot Rifkin

🚧 Cracks in the Concrete Community Action πŸš§

Tired of barren public spaces dominated by concrete? This Sunday afternoon, come & enjoy  a pop-up park created by locals who’ve banded together to reclaim 'Concrete Corner' in Fortitude Valley for a few hours ✨

Come & relax in the temporary greenery, a chillout space with picnic blankets annnd…
πŸ›‹οΈ Chillout space with picnic blankets and seats
🌭 Free BBQ (vegan & gluten-free friendly)
🎨 Art jam & chalking space
🎼 Music jam space
β™ŸοΈ Board game space
πŸ—£οΈ We're Not Really Strangers table

Drop by & visit for an hour, or hang out in the park all afternoon - whatever feels good to you. You're encouraged to bring:
πŸͺ‘ Your favourite comfy cushion or chair
🎻 An instrument to participate in the music jam space
πŸ₯— Some food to share

Accessibility is considered with slight ramps up to the footpath-level space from the road, and nearby facilities. Earbuds are encouraged for a sensory-friendly experience.

Come along & be part of this grassroots event Sunday afternoon 4:30-6:30pm at Brunswick Street ‘Park’ πŸƒ

❓ Zed Trivia | Hot 100 The Very First from 1976❓

It's that special time of year where we are celebrating all the wonderful music of the Zed community and I thought for Zed Trivia this week it would be nice to reflect on the VERY FIRST Hot 100 4ZZZ ever did from 1976.

As you can tell it was a very different sound scape back in the mid 70's. It was also a time when bigger, more international artists made the cut. Over the coming weeks more about 4ZZZ's Hot 100 history will be shared.

If you’d like some more Zed Trivia why don’t you listen to the 4ZZZ Podcast - From A to Triple Z.

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