We’ve come a long way since November 1, 2001. 21 years and KOOL97FM has come of age!
November -2022 Edition 2 #04
We’ve come a long way since November 1, 2001. 21 years and KOOL97FM has come of age! Cheers to all our listeners and advertisers who’ve helped us achieve this milestone anniversary. It feels great to be the 2nd most listened to radio station in the Kingston Metropolitan Region and the 6th most listened to across the island. (MRSL 2020). We owe it all to you. This month please be with us for as many of our activities as you can.
Come for the Big 21st birthday celebration at the Grand Hotel Excelsior - Port Royal (formerly Morgan's Harbour). Listen out on-air and online, for details on our shuttle service to get you there and back in safe and secure comfort. Save the date - November 12!
This month we are taking Bingo on the Road with KOOL Bar Bingo. Play to win with the KOOL 97 Team at any or all of the locations we’ll be visiting. Join us at the Haven on Hillcrest Avenue (Hope Road) on November 1, then it’s over to the popular Jolly’s Restaurant, Port Henderson Road on November 9, Pon Top Restaurant in Half-Way-Tree (Westminster Road) on November 22 and KarPark Car Wash and Bar, the swinging spot on Belmont Rd for the grand finale on November 29.
On this month’s Up Close and Personal, Roberto Moore shares his love for Mento with host Yashika Graham. Here’s a peek into his take on Jamaica’s first popular music genre, its origins, and the influence it had on other forms of Jamaican music.
If you liked our Up Close and Personal video on Mento, read more about the music form in this month’s submission from Blogger Roberto Moore
So many activities coming up for our 21st and here’s one that you can also watch live on kool97fm.com – The DJ playoff for the best decade of music from the 60s to the 80s. This month we have 2 rounds of play-offs – the 60s vs the 70s and the 70s vs 80s. PLUS Krazy Chris meets his Mentor Senor Daley for a special
We’ve finally said our last goodbyes to our favourite finalists in the Woman’s Touch 2022 Competition. Watch our awards ceremony presentation as our major sponsors present gifts and prizes to this year’s participants.