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Join us for great music and local chat as we get you through the afternoon as home time gets that little bit closer, including "It's the thought that counts".

Bolton FM Sport: Wednesday Club

Join Jim Bailey as he brings you some alternative sports news, views and interviews.


Great music, along with all the latest local and national news, and traffic and travel news throughout the show. The best way to start your day!

Club Tropicana

From ABC to ZZ Top, Club Tropicana brings you the best of the 80s - every Saturday night between 6 and 10pm. We aim to have you singing along, clapping your hands, tapping your feet and even occasionally playing the air guitar.

Community Corner

Join the team on Community Corner every Wednesday evening for local news, views and interviews.

Cuddle on the Couch

Join Thomas for two hours of the worlds greatest love songs. Want a special mention and request? Email or text your message to 60300 starting your message with the word BOLTON.

Dance Floor Fillers

We are on hand playing all your favourite club and disco hits.


Get tuned in every weekday from 3pm-6pm, the Drivetime team will be around to get you through those queues, give you some good laughs and play all the latest tracks!

Film on Sunday

Join Alex as he brings you all of the Film gossip you can handle, his review of the week! Anything that you don't know about film after this hour of radio isn't worth knowing!

Foodie Thursday!

Learn to cook while you listen to some top tunes with Jo Jo. Sponsored by THE CHINESE BUFFET

Late Night Listening

Late Night Listening with Brad B. Wood - Your eclectic collection to close the week.

Mid Mornings

Monday to Thursday Big H is here with two hours of fun music and entertainment. Hits and Headlines kicks off the show where all the songs are from one year and Big H will give you clues from the news and all you have to do is guess the year. Then at ten it is an hour of Big H's top tunes and the latest showbiz gossip. On Fridays Andrew and Phil take over with local news chat and great music.

Pete & Co

join Pete from Bolton Live as he brings you music and chat.

Progressive Journeys

Harlan brings a Progressive, Melodic mixture of Progressive Trance, Progressive House, Trance House and Melodic Electronica with a meaning, from all around the world, providing a mixture of emotions that only these genre’s can. The Producers some of which he knows personally. With his own knowledge and perspective on the genre’s he’ll not only play the tracks, he’ll mix them in a unique synergistic way, describing the emotion and meanings. Sit back, relax, listen and go to that place, this progressive journey is one you don’t want to miss.

Saturday Lunch

Rachel is on hand to take care of your lunchtime music and entertainment this Saturday

Saturday Sport

Join the Saturday sport team for all the latest news from the world of sport. Local and national.

Soul Session

Join Eddie for the Soul Session every Monday night! Playing the very best of Soul, Funk, Motown and Northern Soul.

Sundae Service

The Sundae Service is packed full of alternative and indie new releases, groundbreaking album tracks and classic tracks from the past 50 years. Jayne selects her weekly Recommended Track, plus the Sample Spot and the Instrumental Feature. Each week you can take part in the show by voting for a winner in the Battle Of The Artists in our Facebook and Twitter poll.

Sunday Afternoons

Join us for live chat, local news and good music. Get in touch with us to get your special message on the radio.

The 70's Show

Playing the best and most eclectic music from the 1970's for the discerning listener through to everyone that just simply likes music from the most diverse musical decade EVER!

The Bolton REViEW

Bolton FM present your essential guide to what's on in Bolton and Greater Manchester.

The Classical Show

Tony brings you an hour of music from across the whole classical spectrum, both old and new.

The Country Music Show

Join Paddy for a great collection of country classics and lesser known gems from a wide variety of fantastic musicians.

The FANalysis Midweek Sports Show

Join us for the FANalyst's Mid Week Sports Show from 8 till 10.

The Happy Place

Get to your happy place with music inspired by Africa! Enjoy music with influences from Asia, Africa, the Carribean and South America which will get you dancing away and reliving all the happy moments of life. It is the place to be with Abi

The Indie Hour

Join Ian for an hour of Indie Music. Tune in to feed your Indie craving!

The Late Show

Join Andy and the guys for late night music, chat and plenty of laughs! Proudly sponsored by Bank Top Brewery, Brewing Traditional Beers

The Midnight Dance Music Hour

Join Lorenzo for some great club tunes

The Realness Radio Show

Bolton FM's Friday night Hip Hop & Rap show! 10PM-11PM with Al English playing Non Stop Hip Hop. 11PM-12AM with Connor Stevenson & DJ Dappa T taking care of the latest in current Rap, Grime & R&B!

The Rock Slot

Join Josh for the Rock Slot where he will be playing and talking about the biggest bands in rock and metal today, plus the big classics to sing along to. Why not take part in our weekly poll on Facebook, search ‘Rock On Bolton FM’. Once a month there will be a local band in the studio to chat to us. Plus all the latest from the local rock music scene.

The Saturday Weekender

Join us for two fun filled hours of chat and surprise guests, Plus the very best of music.

The Spirit of Bolton

Spirit of Bolton is Bolton FM's weekly spiritual show.

This is Bolton

Join us for two hours of music and chat all about your town.


Join Kieran for two hours of music from the best of Bolton's unsigned bands and musicians! If you are a new artist or band and want to hear your music on the radio, then get in touch with us. You can email or telephone 01204 375408 during office hours.

Weekend Breakfast

The perfect way to start your day. Local news on the half hour. The best in music mixed with local events happening across Bolton. Get the day off to a fine start. Come know it makes sense.

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