WFIT’s Garage Band Contest has been extended to Friday, March 24 2017

A lot of great bands started in a garage. The Velvet Underground, The Clash and Nirvana just to name a few.

This month WFIT 89.5 FM is looking for the next great garage band on the Space Coast.

If you have a band enter our Garage Band Contest.

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Happy Friday! Here are some of our favorite new releases for Friday Feb 24th...

Saturday March 11 6:00 PM This year’s Old Florida theme will take place on the charming South Tropical Trail property of 2007 alumni parents, Ed and Cheryl Scott. Mr. Scott is also a former Holy Trinity trustee. The evening will begin at twilight beneath the twinkling stars, mossy oaks and palm trees with the warm breeze off the Intracoastal Waterway. Sights, sounds and tastes from the Old Florida will warm your hearts along with the great cause that brings us all together.

Daily Bread’s Strawberry Festival Scheduled for March 25 & 26, 2017

Brevard County… It’s time to get ready for spring and what better way to celebrate than with STRAWBERRIES!

Register today!  Daily Bread’s Strawberry Festival is accepting registrants for three festival events, volunteers, and inviting everyone to join us for a great time. 

The space capsule that took the first moonwalkers on their historic adventure is getting ready to take off on another trip — its first tour of the United States in more than 40 years.

Early Wednesday morning, a space capsule carrying 5,500 pounds of cargo approached the International Space Station.

Back by popular demand, your Space Coast Symphony Orchestra will present “The Planets in HD,” a celebration of space exploration. The concert opens up with a work by one of Collins’ favorite collaborators, award-winning composer, Kenneth Fuchs. Guitarist and composer, D.J. Sparr will perform Fuchs’ powerful Glacier (Concerto for Electric Guitar and Orchestra)Glacier is cast in the form of a five-movement virtuoso concerto inspired by the sweeping panoramic vistas of Montana.

Brevard County Parks and Recreation will host a cardboard boat regatta at Wickham Park on March 4th 9am to 2 pm.  Show your creative ingenuity by making a boat out of only cardboard and duct tape.  Two person teams will race for prizes and bragging rights.  There will even be awards for "Most Epic Sinking".  Family friendly fun!  

Set for February 24-26, 2017, this exciting event will include a wide selection of fantastic seafood, top flight entertainment, premier Arts & Crafts Show a Kids Activities Zone – and numerous other special events.

Featuring fresh mouth-watering seafood provided by vendors both local and from all over the United States, don’t miss this signature event that will attract tens of thousands of attendees from all over Florida.

Larry Coryell, the jazz guitarist known as the "Godfather of Fusion," died Sunday night at a hotel in New York City, according to his publicist. He was 73.

Coryell was still performing more than 50 years after his first recordings. He played at New York jazz club Iridium on Friday and Saturday nights, and had plans for a summer tour with his fusion group The Eleventh House.

It’s Mardi Gras time.  Get out your white hanky and get ready to strut to some New Orleans Music.  Join us, Jeanne Kelly and Sister Mary, for that special second line beat on Fat Tuesday, February 28, 2017.

7:00 p.m. on WFIT 89.5 FM and streaming live at WFIT.org

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NASA

SpaceX Launches AND Lands

SpaceX roared back to life from the Kennedy Space Center on Sunday. WFIT's Rick Glasby reports the mission was memorable for several reasons.

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Juke Joint Jive With Chip Myles

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WFIT Song of the Day

Blues With A Twist Fat Tuesday Special - Feb 28

It’s Mardi Gras time. Get out your white hanky and get ready to strut to some New Orleans Music. Join us, Jeanne Kelly and Sister Mary, for that special second line beat on Fat Tuesday, February 28, 2017. 7:00 p.m. on WFIT 89.5 FM and streaming live at WFIT.org

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