Top 22 of ’22

Top 22 of ’22

2022 was a solid year for new rock music!  But what tunes were the best of the best?  The Bear crew are going to take your input and put together The Bear’s “Top 22 of 2022”! A New Year’s Eve countdown show of the best rock songs from this past year as voted by you!  Let…Continue Reading

TSO Giveaway

TSO Giveaway

Trans-Siberian Orchestra are coming to John Paul Jones Arena in Charlottesville Thursday, December 15th and 105.3 the Bear has your chance to win Last Minute Tickets!   Just listen to the Retro Lunch with Big Nate around 12:45pm every day this week to get hooked-up with a pair of tickets!  For ticket and show info, CLICK HERE FOR A BONUS CHANCE TO WIN,…Continue Reading

11/29/22 Brewsday Tuesday – MOVIE BEERS

11/29/22 Brewsday Tuesday – MOVIE BEERS

DreZ and Big Nate love movies (almost as much as they love beer) and they were able to combine their two loves with some movie themed brews!  This round it’s the Fellowship IPA from BrewDog USA and Roadsmary’s Baby from Two Roads Brewing Company! DreZ and Big Nate continue with the movie-themed brews and this…Continue Reading

11/22/22 Brewsday Tuesday – THANKFUL FOR BEER

11/22/22 Brewsday Tuesday – THANKFUL FOR BEER

DreZ is finally off the keto diet!  So he and Big Nate are celebrating with some IPAs from Flying Fish Brewing Company and Night Shift Brewing. DreZ and Big Nate are ready for another round of beers while discussing Thanksgiving dishes and such.  This time they are trying the O’Fest from Devil’s Backbone Brewing Company…Continue Reading

Toys For Tots

Toys For Tots

Once again, we are a proud sponsor of Toys For Tots. You can drop off your donation of a new, unwrapped toy at our studios Monday-Friday 8am-5pm. All toys collected stay right here in Pulaski County, Montgomery County and Floyd County! Help brighten the Christmas of a child right here at home this year! Brought…Continue Reading

11/15/22 Brewsday Tuesday – ULTRA ORGANIC SELTZERS

11/15/22 Brewsday Tuesday – ULTRA ORGANIC SELTZERS

DreZ is on a keto diet, so that means no beer 🙁 Instead, he and Big Nate will be trying out the zero carb and zero sugar @MichelobULTRA Organic Seltzers  DreZ and Big Nate are gonna try a couple more flavors to see if the Spicy Pineapple or Strawberry Watermelon Michelob ULTRA Organic Seltzers are…Continue Reading

Christmas Parades

Christmas Parades

‘Tis the season! Christmas parades and festivities are on the way! Thursday December 8th 7pm-Radford City “Jingle All The Way” parade Friday December 9th 5pm-Town Of Christiansburg Christmas on Main. Saturday December 17th 11am-Town of Dublin Christmas ParadeContinue Reading

11/8/22 Brewsday Tuesday – HARD MTN DEW

11/8/22 Brewsday Tuesday – HARD MTN DEW

Let’s Dew it!  DreZ and Big Nate are gonna try out the new Hard Mountain Dew drinks.  Up first they try the Original flavor and Baja Blast. DreZ and Big Nate still have a couple flavors of the new Hard Mountain Dew to try.  This round it’s the Black Cherry and Watermelon. #BrewsdayTuesdayContinue Reading

11/1/22 Brewsday Tuesday – LEFTOVERS

11/1/22 Brewsday Tuesday – LEFTOVERS

It’s #beerthirty! Listen as DreZ and Big Nate clean out the beer fridge and drink some leftover pumpkin brews from Alewerks Brewing Company and Clown Shoes Beer. DreZ and Big Nate continue to clean out the beer fridge, these going back to the summer season.  A grapefruit radler from Paulaner and the Rare Vos from…Continue Reading

10/25/22 Brewsday Tuesday – NEW JERSEY BEERS

10/25/22 Brewsday Tuesday – NEW JERSEY BEERS

This week, DreZ and Big Nate are drinking New Jersey brews!  This first round, it’ll be a lager and a Belgium from Cape May Brewing Co. DreZ and Big Nate are drinking more Jersey beers that DreZ’s bro Rick was nice enough to bring back from Wildwood, NJ.  This round it’ll be an IPA and…Continue Reading

10/18/22 Brewsday Tuesday – STEPHANIE BEERS

10/18/22 Brewsday Tuesday – STEPHANIE BEERS

DreZ and Big Nate are in studio B this week as they welcome special guest, Stephanie!  A fellow craft beer lover, Steph was kind enough to bring back some Burial Beer Co. brews from a recent trip to Raleigh. DreZ, Big Nate and Stephanie are going for another round of Raleigh brews!  This time it’ll…Continue Reading

10/11/22 Brewsday Tuesday – PUMPKIN BREWS

10/11/22 Brewsday Tuesday – PUMPKIN BREWS

DreZ and Big Nate are getting into the season with some pumpkin brews. Listen as they try some pumpkin latte brews from Left Hand Brewing Company and Sycamore Brewing! This round, DreZ and Big Nate stretch the “pumpkin brew” topic with a cider from Swilled Dog and an IPA from Sloop Brewing Co.Continue Reading

10/4/22 Brewsday Tuesday – CVILLE ROAD TRIP

10/4/22 Brewsday Tuesday – CVILLE ROAD TRIP

DreZ took a weekend road trip to Charlottesville and brought back a few beers, and stories, to share with Big Nate.  This round they give a couple IPAs a try from Hardywood Park Craft Brewery and Brothers Craft Brewing. DreZ continues talking with Nate about his weekend trip to Charlottesville, this time over a Wicked…Continue Reading

9/27/22 Brewsday Tuesday – BOURBON AND BEYOND

9/27/22 Brewsday Tuesday – BOURBON AND BEYOND

Get ready for a special BOOZEday Tuesday edition of the show!  Listen in as DreZ shares some stories of his trip to Bourbon and Beyond over a nice Kentucky Mule with Big Nate. Here we go…DreZ is playing bartender again!  This time he will try his hand at the brand new cocktail, “The Louisville”, which…Continue Reading

9/20/22 Brewsday Tuesday – SYCAMORE BREWING

9/20/22 Brewsday Tuesday – SYCAMORE BREWING

DreZ and Big Nate are ready for a cold one! Grab a brew and join them as they try some new brews from Sycamore Brewing out of Charlotte, NC! DreZ and Big Nate are ready for another round of Sycamore Brewing beers.  This time it will be a couple of their yummy IPAs.Continue Reading

9/13/22 Brewsday Tuesday – GLUTEN FREE

9/13/22 Brewsday Tuesday – GLUTEN FREE

It’s National Celiac Disease Awareness Day, so DreZ and Big Nate are going gluten-free! Tune in as they try some celiac-friendly brews from Glutenberg and Green’s gluten free beers. It’s another round of gluten-free beverages for DreZ and Big Nate.  This time, they are going the more prevalent option; ciders.  Listen as they try a…Continue Reading

2022 Bearcave Rules

105.3 THE BEAR’s “BEAR CAVE” ContestOfficial Rules A complete copy of these rules can be obtained at the offices of radio station WBRW-FM (“Station”),owned and operated by New River Radio Group or one of its subsidiary companies, 7080 Lee Highway, Radford, VA  24141, during normal business hours Monday through Friday or by sending a self-addressed,…Continue Reading

9/6/22 Brewsday Tuesday – RETRO GAMES

9/6/22 Brewsday Tuesday – RETRO GAMES

DreZ and Big Nate are going retro this round…we’re talking old school video game themed beers.  This first match coming from Nost Brewing Project and Ellipsis Brewing, also Prison Pals Brewing Co. DreZ and Big Nate have hit reset and are ready for another round of retro game themed brews.  This time they are drinking…Continue Reading

Bearcave

Bearcave

Lay down your picks for your shot at $105 in free food at Macado’s! At the end of the season, one of our weekly winners will win a super party for the Big Game and a $1500 gift card to pick out their own “Bear Cave” Powered byContinue Reading