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Concealing Active Wear- Alexo Athetica

By Michael Thomas, Jr.
In our growing world of technology a new brand of athletic wear has come to the forefront for not just its stylish and performance-driven wear  but for providing clothing that stores and conceals weapons. Called Alexo Athetica, inspired by the Greek meaning behind Alexo which translates to “defend and help”, CEO and Founder, Amy Robbins gives the active woman such as herself the empowerment to defend themselves with fashionable and carry-wear clothing.

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The fittest senior is ready for a world class challenge unlike anything else! The fit senior is ready for a world class challenge unlike anything else!

The fittest 66 year old in the world!


Radio Free Phoenix’s very own Michael Thomas, Jr. spoke with world class athlete Robert Hamilton Owens. Learn how this 12-time Ironman athlete and former pararescueman is preparing for his biggest challenge yet: The World Marathon Challenge ® : logistical and physical challenge to run seven marathons on seven continents in seven days.”

Through out our conversation Robert discusses his great challenges, motivations and goals as he eclipses on completing  The World Marathon Challenge to where his years of training of endurance and strength will be tested to the furthest limit yet!


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For the 29th year, it’s A Rock & Roll Christmas with Andy Olson. Join Radio Free Phoenix for a 30 hour slice of the deepest and wildest Christmas Rock & Roll in existence!


Expect to hear music from:

Jackson Browne  – U2 – Adam Sandler – Greg Lake – The Who – Pretenders – Dan Hicks – Sting – Jimi Hendrix – Smithereens – They Might Be Giants – George Thorogood – Cheech & Chong – John Mellencamp – Old 97’s – Fountains of Wayne –  Big Star – Ramones – George Harrison – Dave Edmunds – Billy Squire – All Time Low – Graham Parker –  Heart – Payolas – Cheap Trick – Crash Test Dummies – XTC – John Lennon – Waitresses –  Jethro Tull – REM – Ringo Starr – Kinks – DB’s – Paul McCartney – Bruce Springsteen – NRBQ – T Rex – Adrian Belew – Weird Al Yankovic – Squirrel Nut Zippers – Max Headroom – Ramones – Bob Rivers – Shawn Phillips – Rufus Wainwright – Slade – Elton Duck –  Leon Redbone – Tom Waits – Peter Murphy – Alice Cooper – Bobby Lloyd & The Skeletons – Mojo Nixon – Doug & The Slugs – Bruce Cockburn – Smoking Popes – Talking Meds – Andrew Gold – Keb’ Mo – Riders In The Sky – The Band – Aimee Mann & Michael Penn – Loudon Wainwright III – Smithereens – Andrew Gold – Oasis – Fab Four – The Killers – Blondie – Joan Jett – Big Star – Max Headroom – Freddy Cannon – Sex Pistols – Donovan – Shins – The Kennedys – Keith Richards – Billy Squire – Guster – Slade – The Bodeans – Payolas – Roy Wood & Wizzard – Graham Parker – Dave Matthews – Flaming Lips – Jorma Kaukonen – Blink 182 – Smashing Pumpkins  – Darts – El Vez – Jan & Dean – Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers – The Rooks – Jigsaw Seen – The Reducers – Cavedogs – Nick Lowe – Bobby “Boris ” Pickett  – The Geisels and much more!


This show first aired in 1988 on Phoenix radio on KSLX and also KDKB and KZON (the Zone) and then back to KSLX and now on Radio Free Phoenix! Join Us at 6pm Christmas Eve through Christmas night at 12 midnight (AZ-Mountain Time).





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Your Things Do in AZ Update for The Week of 17th through 24th



North Phoenix

Get fully engulfed in the holiday spirit with Arizona’s largest holiday drive-thru light show, Illumination Symphony of Light at I17 and Jomax. Using the most advanced lighting technology in the world enables them to have the ability to be customized to sixteen million different shades of color per bulb.

The approximately 25-minute spectacular drive through Illumination will showcase beloved holiday icons and culminate at the Holiday Boulevard, a winter playland that includes an impressive walk-thru ornament, giant snowman, Santa’s village, post office to write letters to our troops, five children’s bounce-houses, interactive light attractions, a variety of delicious food
trucks, selfie-stations and other merry memory-making experiences.

Admission to the attraction is just $29.50++ per car
and access to the festive Holiday Boulevard is included with each admission.

The attraction will run nightly beginning at 6 p.m. from November 15, 2017 through January 14, 2018, and a portion of each admission will benefit Phoenix Children’s Hospital. Illumination also plans to provide additional fundraising opportunities to several non-profit and school

Purchase advance tickets at or at the gate at a cost of $32.00++ per car.

Downtown Phoenix:

Head to the kitschy antiques district on 7th Ave between Indian School and Camelback Rd to check out Sweet Salvage, a monthly themed market.

Sweet Salvage is excited to announce November’s show, “Comfort and Joy.” Their designers will bring you over the top, incredible and whimsical holiday displays! The vintage and antique home décor boutique and warehouse holds monthly events every third Thursday-Sunday with a fresh new theme and merchandise displayed brilliantly by talented designers.

Market dates will be November 16th- 19th, 2017 at 10AM, bringing you a 4-day shopping experience to the valley!

Flowers for Food
Get your home in holiday shape with fall florals from my favorite local flowershop! Arizona Flower Market in partnership with local family owned flower farm Arango Green Growers is raising food donations for the Society of St. Vincent de Paul. They will be giving away 10,000 stems of sunflowers in exchange for collecting 10,000 food items by Thanksgiving. As an effort to pay it forward any customer who donates food will receive up to two free bunches of beautiful California grown sunflowers. Each person donating five non-perishable food items will receive a five-stem bunch of sunflowers, compliments of Arizona Flower Market.

The event starts Wednesday November 15th, and runs through 6 pm Wednesday, November 22nd 2017

Mon-Fri 7:00am-6:00pm
Sat 7am-3pm
Sun 7am-12pm
Closed Thanksgiving Day
2050 S 16th Street, Suite 105 Phoenix, AZ 85034

November 17

Downtown Phoenix:

Not even Prohibition can stop the fun at DeSoto Central Market’s Speakeasy Night! The Roaring 20’s are alive again from 7pm to midnight with a live big band, a 20’s style dance lesson and FREE dancing all night! NO COVER so grab some giggle water with special vintage drink menu at the bar! The party never stops at Speakeasy Night at DeSoto Central Market!

Check out the NEW late night menu available at the DeSoto Central Market.Parking is available on the south side of the building or just south east in the lot behind the church.

915 N Central Ave, Phoenix, Arizona 85004

November 18

West Valley:

Rugged Maniac powered by Men’s Health obstacle course race

This is their second Phoenix event of the year. Phoenix is the only city they visit twice per year! Entrance fee is $100 and you get to bring unlimited spectators to cheer you through the 25 + obstacles and help motivate you to the finish line! Additionally, you receive a tee, medal, photos and a stein of beer!

Picture this:  You arrive at Camelback Ranch on November 18th with a carload of your most adventurous friends.  As you step out you notice the people around you admiring your group’s coordinated “Avengers-in-bathing-suits” costumes and your on-point Hulk-green body paint. In the festival, people are already riding the mechanical bull and playing beach volleyball (Rugged Maniac is definitely more than just a mud run), but you’re more interested in the stein-hoisting contest on the main stage.  You make a note to sign up for that and the pie-eating contest after you run.   You see obstacles in the distance – mud-covered people jumping over fire, bouncing on trampolines, rocketing down a huge water slide – and your surging excitement confirms what you already knew: Today is going to be awesome!

Downtown Phoenix:

Hance Park will become a cheesy, pizza paradise from 11a.m.-5p.m. for approximately 3,500 attendees who will have access to approximately 15 pizza vendors, dessert food trucks, related food vendors, and a full, park-filled festival with lawn games, live bands, and a kid’s craft zone. Pizza makers will serve $2-$4 slices, full pies, and everything in between. Some of this year’s participants include: Saffron JAK, La Piazza Al Forno PHX, Dough Broughs Fireside, Into The Fire, Nicastro, Flying Saucer, Kono Pizza, Dough Mama, Smoothie Run, The Spot, Freak Brothers, andRoad Runnning Pizza from Tucson. Many of these vendors are private caterers with wood-fired ovens, so the Phoenix Pizza Festival is the best way to try them before booking them. Craft beer stations will be operated by Mother Bunch Brewing, O.H.S.O., Wren House, and THAT Brewery. Wine will also be available.
The Phoenix Pizza Festival has again partnered with Downtown Phoenix Inc. as a charity beneficiary. This community development group promotes the revitalization of downtown by supporting events and local businesses.

According to David Tyda, the last 2 years, the event has sold out, meaning no tickets were available at the gate. He anticipates it happening again, so they encourage everyone to go online and purchase their tickets to avoid having their pizza dreams shattered!

East Valley:

The 9th Annual Phoenix Reptile Expo is Arizona’s finest reptile expo about education, conservation and responsible pet keeping.. This exciting Expo hosts a variety of quality reptiles, books, products, services and anything reptile related for purchase. The expo is great for amateurs and hobbyists alike. From beginners to breeders and conservationists, the expo has anything and everything reptile enthusiasts ever dreamed.

Tickets can be purchased at the door the day of the show.
Adults ages 17+ $12 each
children ages 6-16 $5
children ages 5 and under are free with paid adult admission
Parking is free.
Saturday 10am-5pm,
Sunday 11am-5pm
$2 off adult admission coupon can be printed from their website or show your smartphone

November 19

Downtown Phoenix

A free, family-friendly 100% non-profit event located at SW VegFest celebrates health, environment, and animal welfare with a focus on food, retail, entertainment, education and inspiration from the SW region. Be sure to arrive hungry! There will be over 30 of my favorite local vegan friendly restaurants!

All profits from SW VegFest 2017 will go to Farm Sanctuary, the nation’s largest and most effective farm animal rescue and protection organization.
Breakout Sessions for festival attendees with topics including:
Raising vegan kids in a non-vegan world
Being an effective advocate
Vegans of color
Just Start Here
Why Vegan?
What about Protein?

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We have just started the Radio Free Phoenix 2017 Radiothon – our fundraiser to keep RFP alive and on the air.  We went on-air August 18th, 2004 and this year, 2017 our expenses have skyrocketed. The major expense was and is the royalty rates we pay to play the music. This has increased over 500% in the last 2 years. We need your help – please donated to RFP and help us keep bringing this great music RFP to you!

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* Radio Free Phoenix present great music from the entire era of Rock N Roll with musical knowledgeable DJ’s along with many great specialty features and shows like Banned Rock Roll with Andy Olson, Dan’s Garage with Dan Frank, What You Need To Know with Michael Thomas Jr,  The Grateful Deep Hour with David Gans, Zappa Universe with Tom Tuerff , Acoustic Cafe with Rob Reinhart,  Every Little Thing with Ken Michaels, The Pirate Years with Paul Peters, 80’s Kickback w Liz Boyle and many more.

* Our entire staff works on a volunteer basis, but as we are commercial free we do ask that our listeners help to cover the essentials such as server fees, music fees, office rent, etc. Our only source of income is through CD & T-Shirt sales on-site and listener donations.

* You can donate on a one time basis or with a 6 month subscription plan (such as $20, $40, $60,  $80 or $100 per month for six months). Every dollar raised goes to pay our basic operating expenses.


You can can also send your donations to Radio Free Phoenix  591 S. Fourth St Globe, AZ 85501

Help preserve one of the last GREAT underground rock radio stations in the country!

Join Radio Free Phoenix for a Music & Interview Special with Andy Robinson. Andy was a member of some great bands including Elton Duck, Invisible Zoo, Different World, The Andy Robinson Band and the Questionaires. He will be in the Phoenix area for a show at Fiddler’s Dream, Friday night, November 10th. Join RPF’s Andy Olson and Andy Robinson for a great mix of talk and music from many of Andy’s bands and also new music from his latest CD “AndyLand” available HERE

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Singer-Songwriter, Trevor Drury We spoke with rising Singer and Songwriter, Trevor Drury

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The full-time, fashion model who walks the runways of the world’s most prestigious shows and brands in Milan, Paris, and New York to name a few, is making his own mark in the world of his music with his latest EP release. For information follow Trevor on all major social platforms and where all music is streamed and sold!


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Check out the new limited edition Radio Free Phoenix Mug! These mugs were presented to RFP staffers several years ago during Christmas, and are now available to our listeners for the first time!


This 11 ounce mug has a great psychedelic design that wraps around the cup – as created by artist, Amy Reynolds, and will add a spark of color to a black and white day!


Even Ian Hunter has one!


Pick up an RFP Mug HERE

(100% of all sales go to support Radio Free Phoenix)