RadioA1A®… 2021 State of the Station
RadioA1A® is an affiliate of A1A.Productions (A1A Media LLC) and was created in 2013 by Harry Teaford in Islamorada, Florida with a goal and a clear mission to broadcast Tropical Music, Entertainment, News and Information to the world from the Florida Keys. RadioA1A® virtual studios are located oceanside on US 1 (FL State Road A1A). A1A.Productions Affiliates also stream Country Music by independent songwriters 24/7 on Cruisin’ Country Radio Inspirational independent songwriters 24/7 on Paradise Road Radio, and ‘Just Good Music’ on KeyzFM.com.
Many RadioA1A® programs are simultaneously video streamed live to the A1A YouTube Channel, multiple Facebook pages, Twitch and Twitter. A1A.Productions distributes our RadioA1A® and Affiliate programming to over 25 Podcast Application platforms, including iTunes, Spotify, YouTube, Deezer, Soundcloud, Stitcher, Tunein, Alexa and Google Play. Podcast distribution allows for easy access to program replays by the public using smartphone and computer Podcast applications.
Unique RadioA1A® musical programming is contributed by independent singer-songwriters. It may be difficult or even impossible to find cover songs or well-known recording artists in the 24/7 programming rotation. Many have referred to RadioA1A® programming as “The Best Music You’ve Never Heard”. We call it “Music for The Road to Paradise”. RadioA1A® programming is easily accessible on dedicated smartphone and internet media applications.
RadioA1A® provides unique audio/video production both live and recorded in a Florida Keys setting. We conduct remote & virtual studio recording sessions, live and recorded performances, produce music videos and quality streaming broadcasts. RadioA1A® Programming Director, Dewey Engstrom has 30 plus years in Radio, TV, and Audio production. Dewey is also an accomplished painter, graphic artist, Social Media manager and website developer.
Although RadioA1A® offers a tremendous lineup of local ‘Keys’ programming, there are also many virtual RadioA1A® ‘Trop Jocks’ (Tropical Music DJs) broadcasting from all over the world who share the Tropical dream with passionate listeners everywhere to someday travel down A1A, the ‘Road to Paradise’, and visit the Florida Keys. RadioA1A Programs offer a virtual paradise to these passionate listeners worldwide. One of the most popular LIVE Shows in the tropical music genre’ is ‘Weekdays with Wilson’ hosted by Lyle Wilson every weekday morning at 8:00 AM simulcast onRadioA1A® and Cruisin’ Country Radio.
In 2015, RadioA1A® & Harry Teaford created an exclusive and original multi location broadcast event that coincides with the annual Parrothead ‘Phlocking’ to Key West. Each year, during the last full week of October and first weekend in November the RadioA1A® broadcast team assembles in Cape Coral, Florida and kick off the annual ‘Phollow the Phlock MOTM Pit Stop Tour’. This ‘Tropical Americana’ independent songwriter tour finishes in a big “Party with a Purpose” at the ‘Meeting of the Minds’ (MOTM) Parrothead convention in Key West.
RadioA1A® listener statistics indicate that the average demographic description of our listeners/viewers are white females, average aged 52, empty nesters and household purchase decision makers with disposable income. We actively target that growing demographic. Our listenership is in the tens of thousands daily accessing RadioA1A® programming on smartphones, Alexa, smart TVs, and PCs.
The RadioA1A® audience is growing considerably and are loyal and passionate about hearing RadioA1A® programming and the original Tropical songs by independent ‘Tropical Americana’ songwriters. Every month, over 7,000 new fans are discovering RadioA1A® Programming for the first time and total listenership has surpassed 3.5 million listeners since going on the air in 2013.
RadioA1A® was awarded the 2016 & 2017 ‘Wave’ Awards for ‘Radio Station of the Year’ by the Trop Rock Music Association.
Browse the RadioA1A® website thoroughly for more information and feel free to visit our many social media pages. Social Media is our Virtual Billboard marketing our programming on the streaming internet highway. “The Internet of Everything