iHeartmedia Austin announced today the debut of ALT 97.5, The New Alternative, effective immediately.
ALT 97.5 will launch with 5,000 songs commercial free, and broadcast music from a variety of Alternative artists, including The Foo Fighters, Imagine Dragons, Weezer, Muse and more.
The station will also feature the “The Woody Show” on weekday and Saturday mornings.
“We’re thrilled to bring ALT 97.5 to the Austin airwaves!” said Brian Gann, Regional Senior Vice President of Programming for iHeartMedia Austin/San Antonio. “We know this format will resonate with our listeners, and we are beyond happy to show Austin the New Alternative, ALT 97.5.”
Full Programming Lineup:
“The Woody Show” 6:00 – 10:00 a.m.
Wendy Rollins 10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Klinger 3:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.
Mike Jones 7:00 p.m. – 12 midnight
iHeartMedia is the leading media outlet in the Austin market with multiple platforms, including its broadcast stations; live events; data; and its digital businesses and platforms, including mobile, social and its own iHeartRadio, iHeartMedia’s free all-in-one digital music, podcasting and live streaming radio service – with more than 1.7 billion app downloads and 110 million registered users.