Sonfest 2017 – Plumb

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This morning we talked with Plumb, headlining artist of Sonfest 2017. Plumb talked about her start into Christian music and how God has continuously opened doors for her career. She also talked about some of her favorite people to work with when writing and making music. Listen in to hear the story behind Plumb’s powerful song, “God Help Me”.  Plumb also talks about the power of Christian music and radio and how it feels to have her music provide an encouraging message to the listener. Plus, Marcy Rinehart plays Rapid Fire with Plumb. Listen to get to know Plumb.

Listen to our full conversation with Plumb, HERE!

Sonfest 2017 is TOMORROW! Join us Saturday, September 23rd. The gates open at noon and the first artist will take the stage at 1pm. This is an all-day event which will include outdoor activities, festival food, and giveaways. SonFest is held rain or shine. For the complete schedule and for more information about the festival, click HERE!

Here’s the lineup:
1:10pm – Bonray (Main Stage)
1:50pm – Ex-Nihilo (2nd Stage)
2:30pm – Sarah Reeves (Main Stage)
3:10pm – Safekept (2nd Stage)
3:50pm – Jonny Diaz (Main Stage)
4:30pm – The Lasting Hope (2nd Stage)
5:10pm – JJ Weeks Band (Main Stage)
5:50pm – Damac (2nd Stage)
6:30pm – Anthem Lights (Main Stage)
7:10pm – The Ruins (2nd Stage)
7:50pm – Plumb (Main Stage)

Other activities include:
– Inflatables
– Super Games
– 9 Square in the air
– Two 30 minute BMX Bike Shows (at 2:30pm and 4pm)
– 2 vs. 2 Cornhole Tournament (registration from 12-2pm, tournament starts at 2:30pm)
– 4 vs. 4 Sand Volleyball Tournament
– Gaga Ball
– Plus FOOD – pizza, Mexican burritos and bowls, gyros, ice cream, coffee and smoothies and Pepsi!

When you come to Sonfest, make sure to stop by WNZR’s Big Blue and register to win a Sonfest survival kit including a bag chair with artist signatures from 2016 and 2017!

Tickets are available for $20 in advance or at the gate for $25. Groups of 10 or more will receive a discounted rate of $15 per ticket. For more information about purchasing tickets, click HERE.

To hear from other Sonfest artists, click HERE!

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The Morning Thing Fave 5 – Why we LOVE Sonfest!

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For this week’s Morning Thing Fave 5, we share our favorite things about Sonfest.
We are excited about this year’s event. Sonfest will be held in the Grove at Mount Vernon Nazarene University on Saturday, 9/23. Gates open at Noon, music starts at 1pm.

Here’s the lineup:
1:10pm – Bonray (Main Stage)
1:50pm – Ex-Nihilo (2nd Stage)
2:30pm – Sarah Reeves (Main Stage)
3:10pm – Safekept (2nd Stage)
3:50pm – Jonny Diaz (Main Stage)
4:30pm – The Lasting Hope (2nd Stage)
5:10pm – JJ Weeks Band (Main Stage)
5:50pm – Damac (2nd Stage)
6:30pm – Anthem Lights (Main Stage)
7:10pm – The Ruins (2nd Stage)
7:50pm – Plumb (Main Stage)

Other activities include:
– Inflatables
– Super Games
– 9 Square in the air
– Two 30 minute BMX Bike Shows (at 2:30pm and 4pm)
– 2 vs. 2 Cornhole Tournament (registration from 12-2pm, tournament starts at 2:30pm)
– 4 vs. 4 Sand Volleyball Tournament
– Gaga Ball
– Plus FOOD – pizza, Mexican burritos and bowls, gyros, ice cream, coffee and smoothies and Pepsi!

When you come to Sonfest, make sure to stop by WNZR’s Big Blue and register to win a Sonfest survival kit including a bag chair with artist signatures from 2016 and 2017!

Go to https://sonfest.mvnu.edu/ for the complete schedule a list of activities.

The Morning Thing co-hosts shared what they LOVE about Sonfest:
Daria Swisher

Eddie Dilts

Trevor Moore

Marcy Rinehart

(and special guest) Joe Rinehart shares his favorite memory from Sonfest at MVNU.

MVNU’s Presidential Update with Dr. Henry Spaulding

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Dr. Henry Spaulding was a guest today (9/1) on The Morning Thing.
He shared his monthly presidential update.

WNZR’s Eddie Dilts and Dr. Spaulding talked about the start of fall semester, wrapping up summer construction projects and the goals for 2017-2018.
Dr. Spaulding also offers his advice to students going through the struggle of the
back-to-school transition.

Click HERE to hear the conversation.

August MVNU Presidential Update with Dr. Henry Spaulding

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Rachel Rinehart of The Morning Thing talked to MVNU’s President, Dr. Henry Spaulding about campus construction projects, upcoming events, new student move-in day and goals for the 2017-2018 school year.

Click HERE to hear their conversation.

June MVNU Presidential Update with Dr. Henry Spaulding

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The Morning Thing featured a conversation with Dr. Henry Spaulding today.
For our June MVNU Presidential Update, Dr. Spaulding discussed campus improvement projects, upcoming events for June, MVNU’s new Speech Therapy Clinic and the Spaulding’s busy travel schedule.

Click HERE to listen to June’s update on what is happening at Mount Vernon Nazarene University.

May MVNU Presidential Update with Dr. Henry Spaulding

Rachel Rinehart of The Morning Thing team talked with MVNU President, Dr. Henry Spaulding. They talked about graduation, the summer event calendar for MVNU, upcoming construction projects and the busy travel schedule for the Spauldings.

The Morning Thing celebrates Senior Jenna Potts!

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The Morning Thing Fave 5 is special today. We have been celebrating Seniors Week all this week. We have been celebrating our 10 staff members that are graduating from Mount Vernon Nazarene University.

We decided to do something special for our Fave 5 this week. We asked Morning Thing co-host, Jenna Potts to share her 5 favorite memories at WNZR.
Enjoy this trip down memory lane with memories from each of her 4 years here at Mount Vernon Nazarene University.

Click HERE to hear Jenna’s memory.