98.1 The River

Overview

Call letters: WOXL-HD2, Asheville, NC
Branding: 98.1 The River
Tagline: Different is Good
Format: AAA
Website: 981theriver.com

What is Adult Album Alternative (AAA)?

Designed the true music aficionado, 98.1 he River delivers quality music, both old and new. The presentation is “NPR-like” with no goofy contests or obnoxious sound effects. The River features artists such as Mumford & Sons, Elvis Costello, Indigo Girls, R.E.M., U2, Norah Jones and Jack Johnson as well as less familiar performers.

Primary Target Listener

98.1 the River is for musically adventurous adults 35-54, who enjoy a wide array of music from Bob Marley to Florence and the Machine. Listeners, like the station, also feel connected to Asheville and its vibrant local music scene. Contact us for a full qualitative profile of our listeners!

Core Artists

Mumford and Sons, Adele, the Black Keys, Leon Bridges, R.E.M., Florence and the Machine, Bob Marley, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Nathaniel Ratliff and the Night Sweats, Counting Crows, Jack Johnson, Indigo Girls

Schedule

Stephanie Monday-Friday, 6am – 10am | Saturday, 9am – 2pm
Miles Monday-Friday, 10am – 2pm
Heather Anders Monday-Friday, 2pm – 6pm
Whitley Saturday, 2pm – 7pm | Sunday, 3pm – 7pm
Gord Sunday, 10am – 3pm

Features

Marley Mondays

Handpicked

Studio AVL

Homegrown

Woodsongs Weekend Program

Putomayo World Music Weekend Program

Acoustic Cafe Weekend Program

Acoustic Coffee Break

Tasting Room

Green Tip of the Day

Coverage Map

98.1 The River Coverage Map