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Phonic FM Tenth Anniversary Event

Sat 09 Jun 2018





12pm - 12am

Phonic FM Tenth Anniversary Event

Phonic FM Tenth Anniversary Event

Celebrating 10 years of broadcasting with a building takeover featuring live music, DJs, films, outside broadcasts, studio tours and a radio conference.

Look out for further activities as our big celebration is growing bigger every day. 

A Warm Choral Welcome

The Exeter Steiner Academy Parent Choir will be singing at the Phoenix entrance at 12.10pm.


Live music all afternoon and evening

  • 12.30 – 1.05 First Person, alternative DIY rock project from the Academy of Music and Sound

  • 1.50 – 2.25 Metronomic Underground, teenage indie female quartet

  • 3.10 – 3.45 Freakbywire, making an intergalactic dystopian racket since 1999

  • 4.30 – 5.05 Falling Stacks, original uptight rock

  • 5.50 – 6.25 Susannah and The Noise, songs of urgency, songs of spirit, fractured views of human nature

  • 7.10 – 7.50 Five Finger Discount, a harmonious blend of lyrical Hip-Pop.combining hip-hop, ska, drum ‘n’ bass, folk and reggae

  • 8.10 – 8.50 Cave Mouth, dirty swamp funk

  • 9.10 – 9.55 Gaslight Troubadours, carnival-esque dark glitch-swing

  • 10.15 – 11.15 Datura Roots Collective, innovative blues-infused ska and reggae

Voodoo Lounge

Live music all afternoon and evening

  • 1.10 – 1.45 Spin2, contemporary folk & roots music

  • 2.30 – 3.05 The Lures, an original folk-rock blend

  • 3.40 – 4.25 Mudskippers, worldy, folky and thought-provoking

  • 5.10 – 5.55 Ensemble Baklava, middle eastern delights

  • 7.20 – 8.05 Samantics, vocals, loops and highly original songs

  • 8.10 – 9 Rapha Ghetti, punk poet extraordinaire

  • 9.30 – 10.30 Dakar Audio Club, Exeter’s afrobeat sensation

The Workshop – afternoon

Storytelling and Drama

The Phonic Drama Show presents an afternoon of spoken word fun…

Workshop in afternoon – Widsith & Deor from The Phonic Drama Show present theatrical storytelling and spoken word enchantment

Featuring the unmissable international story star Clive Pig the Storyfella, the delicious Fire Springs from Bath presenting their haunting and exquisite Tales from the Saxon Shores, beautiful poetry show The Weather House by well-loved poets Susan Taylor & Simon Williams, the wonderful and acclaimed Substance & Shadow Theatre presenting Oscar Wilde’s The Fisherman & His Soul, and the enchanting hosts of The Plough Storytelling Circle Ros & John Wehner weaving their delicate and engaging magic. Plus of course Glastonbury Festival regulars Widsith & Deor themselves with their very own brand of rip-roaring theatrical storytelling! What could possibly be finer?

  • 12pm-12.30pm: Widsith & Deor Storytelling Theatre
  • 12.30-1pm: Clive Pig the Storyfella
  • 1-1.30pm: Substance & Shadow Theatre – The Fisherman & His Soul
  • 1.30-2.30pm: The Weather House – by Susan Taylor & Simon Williams
  • 2.30-3pm: Clive Pig the Storyfella
  • 3-3.30pm: Ros & John Wehner
  • 3.30-4.30pm: Fire Springs – Tales of the Saxon Shores
  • 4.30-5pm: Substance & Shadow Theatre – The Fisherman & His Soul
  • 5-5.30pm: Ros & John Wehner
  • 5.30-6pm: Widsith & Deor Storytelling Theatre

The Workshop – evening

Music is Murder

A night of experimental, industrial, post-digital, non-linear and improvised noise, avant soundscape and detournement. 

  • 8pm: AQNI
  • 8.20pm: Spectral Digit
  • 8.40pm: The Bill DeBurgh Group
  • 9pm: Lucinda Guy
  • 9.40pm: DJ AntiSocial Services
  • 10pm: R.E.E.L aka Farmer Glitch w/ Matt Saunders (Assembled Minds) & IX Tab
  • 10.40pm: DJ Infected Senses
  • 11pm: A Waste of Damnation

The Terrace 

Phonic Deejay Rota 

  • 12pm: Premal
  • 1pm: Jono
  • 2pm: Vik Mohan
  • 3pm: Will & McLeod
  • 4pm: DJ Deadly Marvin
  • 5pm: Paul Barnes
  • 6pm: Phoenix Love
  • 7pm: Arash
  • 8pm: Marc Ingram
  • 9pm: Jim Semmens
  • 10pm: Dave Elmer
  • 11pm: Murzi Kapadia

Café Bar

Phonic FM live broadcast 

Phonic FM presenters will host their shows from the Café-Bar, so including coverage of the many activities underway as part of our big day of celebration.

Studio 74

Free Films

Our celebration will also include free screenings of upbeat films with a radio theme at 4.30pm and 9pm, and we are keeping the film names under wraps for now…

Meeting Room

Management in radio workshop in the afternoon. Details to be announced. 

Walkway Gallery

Phonic FM tenth anniversary photography exhibition, showing the diversity of a dozen Phonic presenters and what the station means to them.

Basement Tours 

Join a short tour of our radio Phonic FM studio, housed in the Exeter Phoenix basement, sign up for tours at our information desk at Exeter Phoenix’s entrance. 

Community Radio Conference

There will also be a community radio station activists from across the South West will be gathering for a conference hosted by Phonic FM in Studio 74 from 10.30am-4pm. 

Art Studio

12-6pm: Children’s art activity by the Youth Arts & Health Trust 
2pm: Storytelling with Laura Lane from Exeter Library

Drama Studio

5pm-7pm: Acoustic music from original ‘bubblegrunge’ songwriters Oliver Rose & Billy Brooks from The Allergens, plus Ed Hambly from The Echo Hotel.

Please note – all acts and timings may be subject to change. 

Venue: Exeter Phoenix

Supported by Exeter City Council

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