‘Challenging year’ prompts Orlando radio station to flip to Christmas music
ORLANDO, Fla. – A day after Magic 107.7 confirmed that it would play nonstop Christmas music starting this Friday, another radio station announced Tuesday that it’s flipping the switch to holiday hits on Election Day. Z88.3 FM said Tuesday in a news release that it will play nothing but Christmas music from Election Day through Christmas night. “Given the challenging year we have been having, first with COVID-19 and now a contentious election, Z88.3 FM in Orlando has decided we all could use some holiday cheer to get our minds off the bad and onto the good by flipping to all Christmas Music,” the station said. “Nothing brings peace and comfort to the soul more than Christmas.”The radio station said it wants to be the soundtrack of Central Florida’s Christmas celebration. “We wanted to bring a positive end to a difficult year by spreading Christmas cheer, peace and comfort.”Christmas music will also be played on Z’s sister stations in Melbourne and Daytona Beach; The Villages and Ocala; Palm Coast and Flagler County; Haines City; Winter Haven; and Lakeland.
Orlando radio station to play nonstop Christmas music starting this week
MAITLAND, Fla. – Nonstop Christmas music in early November? In a year known for the coronavirus pandemic, quarantining and this week’s election, Orlando radio station Magic 107.7 (WMGF-FM) will start playing Christmas music at 5 p.m. Friday. [TRENDING: 2020 Voter Guide | What to expect if Trump wins | What to expect if Biden wins]The holiday hits will continue all day, every day through Christmas Day. The station said it’s starting earlier than usual because everyone could use some extra holiday cheer this year. [TOO SOON FOR CHRISTMAS MUSIC?