Music Planet Radio listeners are passionate about music, and like public radio audiences, support businesses that provide original programming.  Many tune in specifically for music and features not played on FM and to hear Cerphe’s unique interviews. Becoming a valued sponsored is a great way to reach new customers where they live—online!

Cerphe Talks About Affordable Advertising on Music Planet Radio

by Cerphe | Music Planet Radio

Music Planet Radio is piloted by DC Radio Legend, Cerphe (of iconic stations WHFS, DC101, WAVA and WJFK).  We stream a diverse blend of classic rock and contemporary world-class artists 24/7 at, the Music Planet Radio App (iTunes & Google Play) as well as Live365 and TuneIn networks.

Over four decades, Cerphe has provided listeners with a backstage pass to exclusive interviews, World Class entertainment and unprecedented access to legendary artists George Harrison, Jerry Garcia, Little Feat, Tom Waits, Bonnie Raitt, Frank Zappa and Bruce Springsteen and many more.

90% of Music Planet Radio’s loyal audience live in the greater Washington, D.C. area providing a strong local footprint that positions us in a unique way to promote your business with an affordable, best-in-class local campaign! We’re excited to offer the opportunity to brand your business to our affluent, engaged and dedicated audience through a media mix of memorable marketing campaigns including:

  • On-Air Promotion by Cerphe
  • Online/Website Promotion
  • Social Media Posts by Cerphe
  • Print Ad in our Programming Guide

Many packages also include an audio interview with you and Cerphe where our audience hears about your business in your own voice!  (See a sponsor page with interview by clicking here!)

The readers of Loudoun Now voted Music Planet Radio Favorite Radio Station in 2016, 2017, 2018 and 2019 with Cerphe Favorite DJ 2017, 2018 and 2019!  Also with the success of Cerphe’s  Autobiography, Cerphe’s Up!, the timing has never been better to maximize your brand with Cerphe & Music Planet Radio. We connect with listeners where they live and everywhere they go.

If you’d like to learn more, please contact Susan Colwell at or (571) 207-9701, Ext. 803 to set a time for a brief, informative call. During this short call, I can provide complete details on how you can receive one full month of FREE advertising on Music Planet Radio.


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Sponsorship Opportunities


Music Planet Radio understands that your business is unique and one size does not fit all. Since no business is exactly like yours we’ve designed multiple strategies to market your business. We offer a variety of feature content to our sponsors as well as the option to create customized content just for you.


Music & Arts Patron

Show your support for Music Planet Radio and music and the arts with our Music & Arts Patron package.  This affordable and  comprehensive marketing campaign utilizes on-air, online and social media imaging designed to show your support of our station, music and the arts!

Participation in this promotion is easy. First, let us know how you’d like to be mentioned; you personally, your family name, your business or even your charitable cause and we’ll feature you on air and online as a “Proud Supporter of Music & The Arts on Music Planet Radio.”

At only $200 per month,  The Music & Arts Patron package is an affordable way to support Music Planet Radio and show your love and appreciation of music and the arts.


Cerphe’s Progressive Show (CPS)



The Grand Daddy of all MPR shows, (CPS) is hosted of course by the one and only Cerphe. Airing four times daily (7am/pm & 10am/pm) Cerphe has transformed the best of FM radio days into the digital media era bringing you the perfect mix of world class rock showcasing top artists from yesterday, today, and tomorrow. Reaching a syndicated audience of 100,000+, Cerphe’s show is heard nationally and internationally. Garnering our largest audience, Cerphe’s Progressive Show offers maximum visibility for any type of sponsor. Learn more about Cerphe’s legendary career and artist interviews by visiting the Cerphe’s Progressive Show page here.


Under The Radar With Todd Wright



Hosted by internationally acclaimed Todd Wright—a singer songwriter living in Leesburg, Virginia. Todd travels the world doing what he loves—writing music and singing. Along the way he’s met some amazingly talented musicians who really should be superstars. Operative word being “should.” His new show is called Under The Radar and for one hour each week, he brings you music that you might not hear anywhere else. He also sits down with fellow singer songwriters and talks about music. This show is a great sponsorship opportunity for anyone interested in the promotion of great music.


Cinema Siren


If you’re a true patron of music and the arts, Cinema Siren is right up your alley. Cinema Siren Leslie Combemale is a movie critic focused on diversity and women in film. She interviews actors, directors and production artists from around the world and brings you reviews on all the latest movies to guide enthusiasts through a sea of celluloid.


Midlife Rocker


Steve Houk freelance writer and front man for popular D.C. band Second Wind gets up close and personal with superstars, singer-songwriters, musicians and icons. The list of people he’s interviewed reads like a who’s who of some of the great musicians on the planet, people like Gregg Allman, Peter Frampton, Graham Nash, David Crosby, Buddy Guy, Bobby “Blue” Bland, John Mayall, Greg Lake, Don Felder, Richard Marx, Peter Wolf, Bruce Cockburn, Derek Trucks, JJ Grey, Luther Dickinson, Steve Hackett, Joan Armatrading, Yoko Ono, Mike Rutherford and many many others. If you’re a Midlife Rocker at heart this feature is for you!


Murphy’s Law


Sean Murphy has been publishing fiction, reviews (of music, movie, book, food), and essays on the technology industry for almost twenty years. Among his many many professional credits he has appeared on NPR’s “All Things Considered” and been quoted in USA Today, The New York Times, The Huffington Post, Forbes and AdAge. His blog Murphy’s Law is dedicated to the love and appreciation of music by celebrating many of the amazing artists whose work has transformed culture and enhanced our lives. Comments and questions on Sean’s blogs are highly encouraged while Sean’s unique perspective and eloquent writing style provokes thinking and discussion far beyond his blogs.


Headline or Co-sponsor a Themed Show


You can sign on as a headline or Co-sponsor of one of our very popular Themed Rock Shows already in our weekly line-up.

An hour of acoustic, ambient, laid-back chill songs to help you relax and unwind after a busy day. Tune in to Cerphe each Wednesday night at 8pm to get your chill on!
Join host Tim, “Big Red”, Burch as he takes you on a fun-filled rock ride through hair bands, spandex, big earrings and the lipstick-wearing dudes of 80’s and 90’s rock.
Big Red’s Rock Show
From Aerosmith to Zappa, Main Street features artists from home towns across America. Main Street is hosted by Cerphe on Friday nights at 8pm.
Main Street

Your Own Custom Feature Show


That’s right MPR will create a customized one hour weekly show just for you. Once we learn about your business, we’ll design a theme for your show. Through a careful selection of songs your show will feature fabulous music (relating to your show name and theme) and create a connection between the audience and your brand. Check out one of our current custom feature shows such as Visionaries sponsored by Eyetopia, Inc. Custom feature shows are an excellent form of content marketing and are effective for almost any type of business sponsor.


Day of the Week


How about having your very own day on Music Planet Radio every single week? As a Day of the Week sponsor Cerphe will do an MPR custom produced spot about your business 19 times on that day and end the promo with a carefully selected song, which helps build your brand with the audience. Day of the Week sponsorship helps build your brand and create name recognition for any type of business.


Your Own Podcast

If you’re an expert in your field, grow your business through a podcast series. You can share your knowledge and interview other experts in the field to attract new potential clients. Our podcast series package allows you to promote yourself on-air and on-line. This is also a great opportunity to for your business partners to sponsor your feature and receive promotion and visibility for themselves.


Studio Naming Rights


We’ll make the name of your business a household phrase by bringing our hourly station identification to the audience from you; 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year. You’ll also receive full-blown on air promos as a sponsor of portions of show and features. This is a high volume and high visibility sponsorship to help you take your business to the next level.


Short Term Promos


Got an event coming up that you need to promote? You can buy one, two, three or four weeks of promotion for your event which includes hourly on-air promotion as well as daily social media postings through our channels and prime placement on our website. Extremely affordable, highly effective, requiring only 24 hours to turn around this is a quick and easy solution to give your event a last minute boost.

We welcome your questions, an opportunity to learn more about you and your business and discuss your options in detail. Don’t see exactly what you’re looking for? No worries. Contact us and we’ll work with you to find just the right fit!

Please contact Susan Colwell, Station Manager at (571) 207-9701, Ext. 803 or email Stu at