Local Natl. Anthem Singers Featured Daily on Keeler Show
WIBX's Keeler Show is featuring local singers performing the National Anthem at 8:55 a.m. each weekday morning as a symbol of unity during the coronavirus shutdown. "No matter your political affiliation, we are "one" during difficult times like these," said WIBX's Bill Keeler during his morning program on Monday.
Keeler has asked that people submit their version of the anthem by emailing it into the program. "Each morning, as long as this crisis continues, we'll feature a different local singer in an effort to remind people to remain vigilant and patient as we try to stop the spread of COVID-19 nationwide," he said. "If we do this social distancing effort correctly, we can beat this virus and get back to some normalcy."
Interested singers can send their audio and video versions of the anthem to this email address. Submissions will be posted daily here on the WIBX 950 website. Submissions can also be sent through the WIBX950 app.
Keeler kicked off the effort on Monday with his own rendition of the anthem. "We have great talent in this area. I'm sure they'll blow my version out of the water," he said.
Send mp3 or video submissions here.
Monday, April 6th, 2020 - Bill Keeler (Host of 'First News with Keeler in the Morning')
Tuesday, April 7th, 2020 - Andrew Derminio (WIBX)
Wednesday, April 8th, 2020 - Laura Clive of Utica, NY
Thursday, April 9th, 2020 - Scott Rutledge of Lee Center, NY
Friday, April 10th, 2020 - 5th and 6th Graders at Mt. Markham Schools
Tuesday, April 14th, 2020 - Mohawk Valley Chapter of The Barbershop Harmony Society
Wednesday, April 15th, 2020 - Anna Zumbrun
Thursday, April 16th, 2020 - Max Scialdone and Kelly Preston
Friday, April 17th, 2020 - Dave Olney of The New York State Police
Monday, April 20th, 2020 - Danielle Hughes of Whitesboro
Tuesday, April 21st, 2020 - NO ANTHEM DUE TO TECHNICAL DIFFICULTIES
Wednesday, April 22nd, 2020 - Robert DiCarlo
Thursday, April 23rd, 2020 - Marina Cascini (Notre Dame Jr./Sr. High School)
Friday, April 24th, 2020 - NO ANTHEM DUE TO TECHNICAL DIFFICULTIES