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ALT Up-Close Rewind

ALT 102-3 and Sweetwater Sound present ALT Up-Close Rewind.  Hear some of your favorite artists recorded live at Sweetwater studios for a recent ALT Up-Close performance. On Saturday, September 12th at 7pm it’s lovelytheband recorded on April 29th, 2019. Catch this intimate performance …
Dollars For Scholars Contest Rules

Dollars For Scholars Contest Rules

OFFICIAL CONTEST RULES ”Dollars for Scholars”   How to Enter the Contest: The Dollars for Scholars contest will begin on June 5th, 2020 and end on August 31st, 2020 at 4 p.m. To participate in the contest, register to win at http://www.majic951.com, …

ALT Homegrown Spotlight: The Be Colony

The Be Colony is a rock, psychedelic, groove that takes you over.  They are Jacob, Atticus, Bray, Wes, and Zac! Their sound is a culmination of the five full-immersed music lovers’ tastes.  Hailing from Fort Wayne, the band has captivated people in …

ALT Homegrown Spotlight: Jupiter in July

Jupiter in July is a two man band generating sounds of uncharted territory.  Drums/Vocals:  Bailey Correll and Bass/Vocals: Tom Alberding. A rhythm section gone rogue, they aim to veer off the beaten path to depths unknown and resurface with sound familiar to …

ALT Homegrown Spotlight: Blue Wave

Blue Wave is an all-original synth band in Fort Wayne, established in 2016.  Influences like Depeche Mode, The Cure & New Order.  Most of the music is created using synthesizers along with electric guitar notable on several songs of their first two …

ALT Homegrown Spotlight: Overlook

Overlook is a rock band currently based in Fort Wayne who pride themselves on their ability to mix old school rock and roll riffs with modern production and writing. In 2018, they recorded their self-titled debut EP by themselves in a basement …

ALT Homegrown Spotlight: David Jax

David Jax is a local musician from Fort Wayne who went to Elmhurst High School and would later go on to graduate from the University of Saint Francis in Music Technology. Since graduating in 2016, he has worked with recording artists such …

ALT Homegrown Spotlight: The Essentials

Landing somewhere between mint extract and liquor stores, music has generally been an important part of most people’s lives, often to the point of becoming a necessary experience to maintain buoyancy in times of chaos and uncertainty. Operating under the tongue-in-cheek moniker, …

ALT Homegrown Spotlight: The Paper Heart

The Paper Heart is the long-standing project of front man Topher Beyer’s teenage years.  Originally Topher’s second project, it has since grown into a full band of dedicated musicians whose singular goal is to bring music and positive, uplifting energy to their …

ALT Homegrown Spotlight: Calder The Band

Calder The Band consists of Joe Stilwell, bassist Lee Cliff, drummer Aaron Cliff and lead guitarist Luke Matulis. They recently released a four song EP called “He’ll Come Around”.   They are indie rockers out of the Midwest and Fort Wayne area who …

ALT Homegrown Spotlight: Tuesday Atlas

Tuesday Atlas is a 4-piece alternative/post-rock band from Fort Wayne, Indiana. Vocalist and guitarist Dakota Boggs began writing music for Tuesday Atlas as a teenager, but it wasn’t until 2015 that his labors began to bear fruit.  By 2016, he had generated …

ALT Up Close: Silversun Pickups

Silversun Pickups are coming to town on Monday, March 16th at 12:00pm for another intimate ALT Up-Close performance, Live at Sweetwater. The band will perform just for ALT Insiders. They will play a few songs live, then meet with ALT Insiders in …

ALT Up Close: White Reaper

White Reaper came to town on Wednesday, January 15th at 1:00pm for another intimate ALT Up-Close performance, Live at Sweetwater. The band performed just for ALT Insiders. They played a few songs live, then met with ALT Insiders in attendance. Courtesy of …

ALT Homegrown Spotlight: Uncl3 Luk3

Singer, songwriter, rapper and producer, Uncl3 Luk3 is from Northeast Indiana with his debut album Mindscap3 out now! You can hear him on ALT Homegrown Spotlight Sundays and Thursdays at 7:00pm. Vignette Thursday Feature Sunday Feature Powered by: Sweetwater

ALT Homegrown Spotlight: Damon Mitchell

A well-crafted cross between The Beatles and Death Cab for Cutie is the intriguing description of Damon Mitchell’s music recently given by a well-respected music industry photojournalist. After listening to this 23 year old’s debut release, said synopsis makes perfect sense as …

ALT Homegrown Spotlight: Middle Names

Middle Names is a Folk-Indie Americana-Rock band established in Fort Wayne, Indiana. Band members include Brandt Miller on drums, James Masterson on bass, Ryan Clapper on guitar and Michael Morgan on guitar and vocals. Middle Names Promo Middle Names ALT Homegrown Spotlight …