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92.5 the River is Boston’s homegrown, independent radio station. Unafraid to take chances, the River loves to play local music, deep tracks and new music. Local artists often receive their first airplay on the River, some of whom go on to become national acts. Every hour the River plays tracks rarely heard on radio, as well as many new songs heard only on the River. By keeping the music fresh and uniquely Boston, the River maintains a passionate connection with its listeners.

This 50,000-watt station is consistently recognized as one of the best programmed and managed radio operations in its format. The River, with its intricately culled mix of artists and left-of-center positioning as Boston’s Independent Radio, continues to find success in a fiercely competitive, publically-traded radio marketplace with one mantra: INDEPENDENT RADIO FOR INDEPENDENT LISTENERS!


With the addition of our Live in the River Music Hall stream, you now have a second option for enjoying great music by your favorite River artists. Since 1995, nearly 1,000 artists have performed live in the station’s historic River Music Hall including appearances by Coldplay, David Gray, Jack Johnson, Barenaked Ladies, fun., Ingrid Michaelson, the Lumineers and countless others. The Live in the River Music Hall stream offers a continuous mix from our vast library of these unique performances, all recorded right here, Live in the River Music Hall. [Learn more about the River Music Hall]