The Miller Media Group in Taylorville will sign on its 6th radio station along with a music stream for the station, on Monday, August First.
The station will be called 96-5 The Chill-dot-com and feature Central Illinois’ largest music library of some 35-hundred soft hits from the 1950’s, 60’s, 70’s, and 80’s, 24 hours a day. Featured artists will include Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin, Sammy Davis, Jr.., Tony Bennett, Nat King Cole, Andy Williams, The Beatles, The Supremes, Michael Buble’ and Michael Bolton, among many others.
The 96-5 signal will be heard in Christian County and surrounding area, while the 96-5 The Chill music stream on the Internet will be heard in a 50-mile radius.
Miller Media Group president Randal J. Miller will host the day-long sign-on of the new station, giving away 10 50-dollar F-S gas cards thru-out the station’s first day on the air.
Weekend programming will include “Sounds of Sinatra” with Sid Mark Saturday mornings from 10am til noon, and ‘The Neon Beat” with Jon Christopher Sundays from 8am to 1pm.
The station’s studios are inside the Miller Media Group building at 918 East Park in Taylorville.