You have a blast listening to music, while working, working out, and driving in your car. Sometimes though, you have troubles finding a music station that fits you. Sometimes your favorite station changes and what used to be a couple of minutes of commercials once an hour has become a couple of minutes of music once an hour! Or maybe you are new to Ohio, just visiting the area, or possibly just need a change. You have come to the right place.
Here we have all of the top Ohio music stations in one place, you are sure to find one that meets your tastes. Try out all of the Ohio stations and then give us your opinion on the best, worst, and any we don’t have on the list that should be. Whether you are in Ohio for a visit or have lived here for years, we want to hear your opinion.
We have catered our list of Ohio stations to the local opinions we have received so don’t stop sending them in. Music is an important part of our lives, in Ohio, and anywhere else. Music stations are also a personal thing. What is music to you? Is it what gets you through your daily commute in Ohio? Is it what you jam to in the shower? Is it what calms and centers you at work?
WXKR (94.5 FM) is a radio station in Port Clinton, Ohio, broadcasting on 94.5 MHz with a classic rock format. The station is known as 94.5 XKR, Toledo’s Classic Rock Station. WXKR broadcasts a digital “HD radio” signal in addition to its analog signal.
WKRQ, known on-air as Q102, is a radio station located in the Cincinnati, Ohio area and broadcasts at 101.9 FM. Its transmitter is located in Cincinnati. It carries an adult-oriented Top 40 (CHR) format and is owned by Hubbard Broadcasting. WKRQ signed on the air in 1947 as WCTS which aired a classical format.
WNCI (97.9 FM) is a radio station in Columbus, Ohio. Its official print brand identifier is WNCI 97.9 in a purple oval, while the station is known on-air as 97.9 WNCI. WNCI primarily plays Top 40/CHR music, and is consistently one of the top-rated stations in Central Ohio by Arbitron. The station has had a hit music format since the early 1970s, making it one of the oldest continuously airing Top 40 stations still in the format.
WMKV (89.3 FM) is a radio station in Reading, Ohio, United States, a suburb of Cincinnati. It is the first FM educational public radio station to be licensed to a retirement community and also streams live via webcast. Operating from the campus of Maple Knoll Village, WMKV broadcasts talk programs, classic shows from the old-time radio era (it aired a revival of Moon River from 1995 to 1999), and features musical standards and big band music. The station also carries the audio of Local 12’s morning and evening news.
WAIF is an all-volunteer community radio station, one of only a handful in the USA.
WCHD (99.9 MHz, “Channel 999”) is a commercial radio station licensed to Kettering, Ohio, and serving the Dayton metropolitan area. The station is owned by iHeartMedia, Inc. and airs a Mainstream Top 40 (CHR) radio format.
WGUC is a public radio station serving Cincinnati, Ohio. It is owned by Cincinnati Public Radio. It broadcasts at 90.9 FM and features classical music. WGUC also has HD Radio capability and broadcasts jazz on WGUC-2. WGUC broadcasts many local musical events, including the Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra concerts, the Cincinnati May Festival, and the Cincinnati Opera season. The station currently produces and distributes The 90 Second Naturalist and Classics for Kids nationally.
WMMS (100.7 FM) – branded 100.7 WMMS: The Buzzard – is a commercial radio station licensed to Cleveland, Ohio serving Greater Cleveland and much of surrounding Northeast Ohio. Widely regarded as one of the most influential rock stations in America throughout its history. WMMS continues to air rock music during weekday middays, evenings, and overnights; during all weekend shifts; and continuously on the HD2 digital subchannel.
WVKS is a Clear Channel-owned station serving Toledo, Ohio with a Top 40 (CHR) format; it is the most popular Toledo station in this format. WVKS’ studios and offices are located at Superior and Lafayette in downtown Toledo. The station’s transmitter is located on Neiderhouse Road in Perrysburg Township, Ohio.
WVXU is a public radio station located in Cincinnati, Ohio. It is owned by Cincinnati Public Radio, which also operates station WGUC and WMUB. It broadcasts at 91.7 FM and airs public radio news/talk syndicated programming from National Public Radio, American Public Media and Public Radio International. n addition to airing its regular programming in digital sound on HD Radio, WVXU airs the audio of BBC World Service on its second (HD2) sideband channel.