On Saturday 25th January we celebrate music from the region with many of the acts we have featured over the years. Local music now extends to 16-20 hours a week on GFM and we need to show off about it.

We kick off at 9am and run until midnight with a day of acts from the West. We have shows from many of our presenters that play local music on their shows.

0900-1200 Ian Liversidge
Breakfast Show with Mr Keep Calm, John D Revelator, Chloe Warren, Liam Howard, Spencer Cox and Missy Edwards in for live music and chat and stacks of opinion 🙂

1200-1400 Liz Gilbert
A local musician herself Liz brings in many of her friends to help her out including Charlie Miller, Tim Hall, Chris Jagger and a special co host

1400-1600 Steve Parkhouse Jelli Records Show
We are lucky to bring Steve and his extensive local music knowledge for a special show to GFM. Expect guests and the Jelli records show goes out to BSR FM, Somer Valley FM Longside Radio & The Wire.

1600-1800 Dave Beach
Desmonds Dawn, James Passey and Myra Morningstar are lined up along with plenty of Dave’s local favourites.

1800-2000 Jem Smith
Co presents with Sam Evans and guests are Duncan Batey , Dora Darling , Invisible Gem and Daygan

2000-2200 Mark & Sarah
Sara (Lynnne & Sara’s Big Air) and Mark (Feedback) are joined in the studio by three stalwarts of the local music scene ; Rob Talbot (Live in the Living room), Karl Ficarotta and Alex Priddice. Chat about the evolution of the local scene and what the future holds, and music from some of their favourite local artists.

2200-0000 Gaz Cloud
Two live debuts round of the day, firstly Spirit Level, one of Somerset’s best downtempo artists, from 10pm, before Gaz and Feedback’s Sometimes Dan go back to back for an uptempo set of harder edged sounds to take us through to midnight.

More details and line ups of the shows to be announced but if you want to be a part of it please give us a shout’ at sales@gfm.org.uk [Ians GFM email]


The first DD will be taken out on February and the draw will be on the 5th February.

Prizes are 1st prize is 40% of all entry fees, 2nd prize 10% of entry fees

All info here: https://www.gfm.org.uk/100-club/