Our cohort of culture hosts have lively conversation with creative individuals, talk to industry experts, writers, commentators and critics and they bring their wealth of knowledge to you, the listeners. You'll find out what shows are on; the engaging exhibitions to see; the best in the written word; the latest in performing and visual arts; what the cultural organisations are up to as well as hear all of the great music form Eastside's collection.
Catch it by the tail is a podcast of songs, stories and poems for young and old but in particular children aged 4 and up. The program features contemporary material along with classics from the past. It also features content made especially for it: stories and poems performed by actors, authors reading their work and kids being themselves in all sorts of different ways.
Drive time is the soundtrack to your journey home. On air every day 4-6 pm, your five Drive presenters bring you an eclectic mix of music and great interviews. You will get breaking news as well the latest from activists, politicians, academics, social commentators and musicians. You'll hear about the great events happening around Sydney and most of all some great music from contemporary Americana and African music to electronic and Jazz.
For The Duration airs at 3pm every weekday to bring the Eastside community the latest and most reliable information about the Covid-19 outbreak. FTD will feature interviews with the eastern suburb’s politicians, police, medical experts and authoritative figures who can help us all navigate and make sense of the developments. It will also give the community the opportunity to ask questions of the authorities and share their experience of, and solutions around, dealing with the shutdown. Local businesses and services which are still open will also have a chance to explain their offerings.
The “Making Airwaves” project is a partnership between Windgap Foundation and Eastside Radio 89.7 FM. “Making Airwaves” is an opportunity for people with an intellectual disability to learn radio presentation and production skills, creating their own radio show. The project has brought together a diverse group of people to share stories, news, views, interviews, humour, insights and music to listeners across the City of Sydney and Eastern Suburbs.
Sonic Tales brings the very best of Australian playwriting to you through our originally produced, contemporary radio plays. Produced by Gill Falson and Eastside Radio, Sonic Tales delves into the creative play-making process, bringing you new and original works from the best local writers, actors and sound designers.