Category: Broadcast Legends

Bay Area Radio Hall of Fame 2022

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The Broadcast Legends are proud to welcome back the best and brightest in Bay Area radio with our celebration of the Bay Area Radio Hall of Fame’s Class of 2022!

The BARHOF 2022 event will take place on Saturday, September 10, at the Basque Cultural Club in South San Francisco. Doors open at 11:30 AM for our no-host mixer, followed by the festivities at noon.

To make your reservation for BARHOF 2022, please click here.

The event will be held at The Basque in conjunction with the California Historical Radio Society and its Bay Area Radio Museum.

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Our 2022 Legendary Station – KMEL FM 106 “The Camel”

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The Broadcast Legends hope you’ll join us on Wednesday, June 29, at the Basque Cultural Center in South San Francisco as we welcome back live Legends events with a celebration of our Legendary Station for 2022, KMEL 106 FM – The Camel!

KMEL 106 is a heritage Bay Area FM radio station that had it’s beginning in 1946 in San Francisco and has had multiple owners, along with multiple call letter and format switches throughout its legendary history.

Click here to make your reservation now!

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The Legends 2021 Holiday Party

Something different, we are going to join CHRS for “RADIO DAY ON THE BAY 2021 ABOARD THE U.S.S. HORNET,” Saturday, December 18th from 8am to 3pm in Alameda.  Hornet admission $20 adults, $15 Seniors/Students/Veterans, Juniors $10, under six free.  Bring the whole family to see this amazing ship.

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The Fall 2021 Legends Lunch: BARHOF 2021

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The Broadcast Legends are back!

After more than a year without a live event, the Broadcast Legends look forward to welcoming you to our Fall 2021 luncheon, celebrating the Bay Area Radio Hall of Fame’s Class of 2021.

The BARHOF 2021 event will take place at the Basque Cultural Center in South San Francisco, beginning at 11:30 AM on Friday, September 24. Click here for reservations.

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Flash back… Holiday Party 2012

Holiday Extravaganza – 2012

Holiday Extravaganza featuring Ben Fong-Torres, Abe Battat and the Broadcast Legends Old Time Radio Players production of Norman Corwin’s “A Plot to Overthrow Christmas.”

Click on photos to see full program or click on “Plot” to just view the play.

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Sorry … no activities until we get over COVID19

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Sorry to say that Broadcast Legends activities are on hold until COVID19 is behind us and we can gather again.

In the meantime we are adding video to our website for your enjoyment.  This month:

“Creature Features” 
John Stanley – Bob Wilkins

L-R: John Stanley; Bob Wilkins.

 Broadcast Legends Luncheon:  September 23, 2003  “Creature Features,”
John Stanley & Bob Wilkins


We have also added two new pages: “VIDEO LIBRARY” and “MEMBER VIDEO INTERVIEWS”  –check them out!

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Legends Celebrate A Century Of Radio

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PLEASE NOTE: Due to growing concerns about the coronavirus outbreak, this event has been cancelled. If you have purchased tickets to the event you have a credit for the next (or future) luncheon. If you would prefer a refund, please contact us via phone at 1-650-274-0453 or email.

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Commercial radio reaches its one-hundredth birthday in 2020, and the Broadcast Legends will celebrate the occasion by turning back the clock to 1955!

In 1955, television marked the 35th anniversary of commercial radio with a special broadcast of Ed Sullivan‘s popular weekly “Toast of the Town” variety show, in which the stone-faced host welcomed early stars of network radio, including Rudy Vallee, Jack Benny, George Burns and many others.

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Legends Plan 2019 Holiday Bash at the Basque!

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It’s bound to be a really big shoe – errr, show – on Friday, December 13, when the erstwhile Broadcast Legends put on their annual holiday celebration luncheon at the magnificent Basque Cultural Center in South San Francisco.

A full afternoon of lively entertainment is planned to accompany the delightful food and drinks that will be served.

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