About WYLA

WYLA (97.5 FM) features primarily local and regional music, contemporary and independent music, poetry and other audio arts in a wide variety of styles. The station highlights Charleston County Public Library programming and also airs community-produced specialty shows that feature specific genres of performing arts.

The station's antenna is located at the Main Library in downtown Charleston, and the signal can best be heard within the arc of 526. Depending on atmospheric conditions, coverage to the south can extend as far as Ravenel and coverage to the north can reach as far as Highway 41.

WYLA is made possible through equipment funding by a one-time Library Services and Technology Act grant from the S.C. State Library. To get involved or learn more about the station, call Kevin Crothers at 843-805-6842 or email [email protected].


Programming Highlights

8 p.m.: Blue Monday with Shrimp City Slim (blues)
9 p.m.: Prophetic Voices of the Holy City at 9 p.m.

8 p.m.: Electronic Escape with Matt Doszkocs
9 p.m.: Celtic Waves with Travis Stafford

8 p.m.: Image Free Radio with Hector Qirko (eclectic world)
9 p.m.: Shut Up and Play Your Radio with Amy Q. (all Zappa)

8 p.m.: The 80's at 8: Alternative Underground with Hans Teder
9 p.m.: The Many Moods of Ben Vaughn (eclectic mix)

8 p.m.: Cruising Down Doo-Wop Lane with June, your Doo-Wop Queen
9 p.m.: The Swing Shift with Noodle McDoodle

11 a.m.: The Charleston Time Machine with Nic Butler
8 p.m.: The Night Owl with Dr. June Murray

11 a.m.: The Charleston Time Machine with Nic Butler
8 p.m.: Rebel Souls Road Show with Lua Wells and Devin Grant (Americana)
9 p.m.: Vintage Country with Roger Bellow


Join WYLA for the Met Opera's The Exterminating Angel on Jan. 27 @ 1 p.m.

Join us for the third installment of the 2017–18 season with a production of Adès' The Exterminating Angel, a surreal fantasy about a dinner party from which the guests can’t escape. Tom Cairns, who wrote the libretto, directs the new production, and Adès conducts his own adventurous new opera.

For more information about the performance, click here.