Jazz Hall of Famer, Mr. Fred Wesley recently had a phone interview with WVAS program director Jay Holcey detailing his ties to WVAS and Alabama State University. The insightful interview details his time working with the Godfather of Soul, James Brown in the 1960s and 1970s and how he got his start with Parliament-Funkadelic. Wesley's love for the trombone still remains consistent and he reassures Holcey that he still has his pipes. Production for this documentary wraps mid February, stay tuned for the documentary to listen to the full interview.

Spike's Blues: The end of an era

May 26, 2017

One of the longest running programs on WVAS-FM is making its final run tonight. Spike's Blues, hosted by Spike Graham also known as Richard Lee Young is ending production of its regular programming. The show first premiered on WVAS in 1994 and listeners could hear a variety of blues from the Mississippi Delta, local blues artists, traditional blues and modern day blues. Young, an accomplished musician himself who formed the Spike Graham Orchestra will be embarking on other endeavors.

WVAS is Celebrating it's 30th Anniversary!

May 16, 2014

WVAS-FM, the voice of Alabama State University is celebrating 30 years of service to the south central Alabama area. Listeners and supporters of WVAS are invited to our anniversary party which will be taking place Friday, June 13 at the Double Tree Hotel in Downtown Montgomery on 120 Madison Ave. The party will take place from 5 - 9 p.m. For more information about call 334-229-4708

Election Day and Night Coverage

Nov 5, 2012

Decision 2012 coverage will be provided by the WVAS news team on Election Day, November 6. News Director Shedd Johnson,along with the news staff will inform listeners about state, county and local races as well as the Presidential race. Coverage will begin at 7 p.m. Connect with us on facebook or follow us on twitter to get the latest updates on the various political races and keep up with national election information and blogs here from NPR News.