Shows

Our show selection rivals any radio station, specialist shows for fans of specific genres, breaking music shows for lovers of brand new music, if you want a night of dancing and banter we have shows for you too. check out the shows below and click through for more information on the DJs and listen again links.

Backroom Sessions

Featuring Lee Walls and Ryan Heath.

Get involved here - https://www.facebook.com/events/343245682473047/.

Beat Generation

Mod, Ska & Northern Soul

Sponsored by Quadrophenia Night.

Bigeye Radio Show

Bigeye on Cowbell radio. The last Friday of every month at 11pm..

Cowbell Radio Show

Cowbell Radio is all about the music and banter folks. Cowbell has always tried to bring you the best in Indie/Electro/Hip Hop/New Wave and just about any other form of great music.

Dig Deep

Presented by Paul Thornton every 3rd Saturday of the month 7pm-10pm on www.cowbellradio.co.uk.

Paul Thornton presents Dig Deep - breaking new music from up and coming artists whilst not forgetting the classics.

El Diablo’s Social Club on Cowbell

Manchester born & bred record label/club night & Garden Festival residents with an outlook for all things that make us tap our feet, nod our heads and do a balearic shuffle...always meaning it. To Rack & Ruin!

A monthly show on Cowbell Radio..

Harry Wilde

Harry Wilde is a 15 year old Hip Hop enthusiast and DJ, learning from family and friends, and always looking for new music to experiment with, play on this show, and relax to. Mainly a controller DJ - as well as radio show host - but keeping it real with skills like scratching, mixing and cutting, putting these on show where possible; if it isn't - the selection says it all.

Playing everything from Old School to Underground, tell your friends and other Hip Hop fans for this hour of classic Hip Hop and Electro every Wednesday at 6-7pm.

I Like This Song

Every Friday Night between 17:30 and 19:00 on Cowbell Radio.

Welcoming in the weekend every Friday between 17:30 and 19:00 on Cowbell Radio. Tune in for the best mix of beats meets guitars in a melting pot of Cowbell goodness..

I’ll House You

Ed Mahon and guests playing classic House Music (all night long)!

I'll House You is a monthly internet radio show dedicated to the very best in house music.

The show is hosted by Ed Mahon on Cowbell Radio on the second Saturday of the month from 7pm til late (normally 11pm but Ed has been known to go on til 2am, depending on how many request there are)!

Please get involved on this page, say hello and post your requests. The show covers all house music from all eras, from the early Chicago house of the 80s, through the warehouse and its days of glory, past the Hacienda and the superclubs right through to today and even future classics, whilst always remembering the influence of Ibiza and all things Balearic.

Invisible Cities

New monthly show from 2200-0000 on the second Thursday with selections of disco, electronica, house and various other genres starting January 2015.

A focus on music composed and created electronically, also casting a wide net out into the near and far history of many music styles and movements. Expect to hear anything from spaced out ambience to four-way hip shaking disco, synth workouts, percussive discussions, psychedelic journeys, dancefloor pleasures punctuated with the call and response of machines.

Louise Spiteri on Cowbell Radio

Join Louise on Monday evenings, 5pm-9pm, to hear my finest selection of Soul/Funk//Disco/House/Hip Hop/Jazz & more, plus updates on the latest gigs & events! .

Malady and Medicine

Blues isn't just an old guy playing a guitar on his porch, its in a kaleidoscope of different genres all talking about the human spirit.

Malady & Medicine is a biweekly blues and blues based show on Cowbell radio playing music from the 40s to the present.

Rebel Boombox

Rebel Boombox is a monthly show on the first Saturday of every month with our Cowbelle of the ball, Michela Johnson.

For four hours you will hear soul stompers, indie classics, house bangers, filthy funk, four to the floor techno, shimmering disco, sinewy shoegaze, the cream of the crop of new releases and a batch of old favourites thrown into the mix.

Rewind Selector

Presented by Danielle Stickley Slater & Nathan Parker every Sunday evening from 7 to 9 pm on www.cowbellradio.co.uk

Danielle Stickley Slater has been providing the soundtrack to Sunday evenings since the station started back in April. Her show entitled ‘Rewind Selector’ is a 2 hour mix of old & new music including indie, electro, new wave, dubstep, drum&bass, old skool reggae classics and northern soul stompers from the Blackpool Mecca & Wigan Casino days.

Danielle (who is from a family of musicians & well known DJ’s) has been part of the line up for the ongoing Cowbell social events and will be playing along side the Perfumed Garden lads at this year's Alfresco Carnival, she is also a key player in the Beat Herder festival’s new Parish Church venue.

Tha Gods on Cowbell

Tha Gods on Cowbell is a more considered, less hectic version of our monthly broadcast on www.thagods.co.uk.

We cover every aspect of hip hop, the old and the new. Always paying homage to the classics of course.

JayDub and Ali Pacey are usually joined by a guest or a caller in the studio.

The Drop

Your hosts, Iain Jones and Sam Goody bring to you 'The Drop' on Cowbell Radio, from 7-11pm on the third Friday of the month.
Tune in on www.cowbellradio.co.uk for the finest in nu-disco, house, funk, re-edits and more...

'The Drop' is a new radio show on the third Friday of each month from 7-11pm on Cowbell Radio
Your hosts Iain Jones and Sam Goody bring a schmorgers board of nu-disco, house, funk etc to get your weekend started in style!

Tune in at www.cowbellradio.co.uk and get involved on our page!

See you on the floor...!.

The Eclectic Circus

From 10-12pm GMT on the first Thursday of the month, DJs Paul Hughes and Adrian Luvdup will present our (un)usual mix of inane jibber jabber and excellent eclectic musical selections.

The Eclectic Circus is the non de plume of “semi-retired” Acid Housers Adrian Luvdup (of 90s “Luvdup Twins” fame) and Paul Hughes (of the much-loved post-Electric Chair “Last Rights” parties), eclectic and eccentric DJs of many a year’s experience and presenters of the much loved Eclectic Circus Wireless Show on Cowbell Radio, described by the lads as “acid house for grown-ups, balearic bounders, rankin’ rapscallions, clued-up lovelies, soul-boy scoundrels, terrace dandys and their molls...”

The show, which was launched five years ago, is notorious for its mix of eclectic but excellent dance music, interspersed with the bizarre musings of its two Northern presenters. With an ever increasing and loyal following, The Eclectic Circus Wireless Show is possibly one of the best kept secrets in radio land for those who have yet to discover it’s surreal charms.

When the boys are coaxed out of the studio to DJ, you are guaranteed a “proper” party indeed – always ones to practice what they preach, their legendary boat parties and “basement balls” are nights not easily forgotten, an intoxicating blend of messy, unbridled brilliance (both musically and atmospherically) which both the DJs and unsuspecting party-goers can take days to recuperate from!

Here’s what a few well-known dance bods have had to say about the Eclectic Circus…

"What I really like about it is that whilst on the one hand the show’s got a great knockabout feel to it, it's presenters really know their shit and play some top tunes, so you’ve got that balance between entertaining and informing, which is a compelling combination."
- Greg Wilson

"Fucking hilarious.

The Sunday Joint

Sunday afternoons 12-3pm on Cowbell Radio.

A left-field selection of musical treats for Sunday afternoons. Regular presenters Daniel Jackson and Ben Davis (Paper Recordings) will be joined by esteemed guest presenters and Cowbell regulars to bring you an eclectic mix of styles and flavours.

Here's a sample show.

The Sunday Joint On Cowbell Radio - 7 April 2013 - www.cowbellradio.co.uk by Daniel Jackson on Mixcloud

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Viva Bastardo!

What to expect:

Whether you're getting ready to go out or you're staying in we'll provide the soundtrack to your Saturday night. Very much in the same vein as a dj set we'll start off with some more laid back sounds and then gradually work you up into a cowbell frenzy and have you dancing around your living room.

With no particular emphasis on genre just good music, expect to hear tracks from right across the spectrum encompassing everything from hip-hop, funk and house to techno and even a little bit of Krautrock.

Your Hosts: JT & Hunty...having met on the dance floor at Cream over a decade ago we've been great friends and dj'ing together ever since.