The Rhythm Revival

Event Hours(1)

  • Friday

    3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

    with Reverend Billy C. Wirtz

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Each Friday from 3 pm to 5 pm, Reverend Billy C. Wirtz hosts the Rhythm Revival, a one-of-a-kind radio show where you will hear the best of roots music.  Sit back and enjoy the ride as Reverend Billy fills the airwaves with classic soul, R&B, rock ‘n’ roll, and, of course, heart-stopping gospel.  Tune in and be HEALED! by the Reverend, plus get your musical history education from one of the best in the business.  Learn to expect the unexpected.  Nothing you hear is planned.

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Thank You Gifts available from The Rhythm Revival
Coffee with Ronny and The Rev. (The Rhythm Revival)
only 1 available
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A once in a lifetime experience!   Ronny Elliott and the Rev. Billy C. Wirtz will meet you and a friend in Tampa for coffee and a lively discussion about music,  entertainment, and just life in general.   Bring your own questions or just sit back and let them run the show.  Guaranteed to be a memorable event!

$500.00Add to bag

Autographed Copy of Vanessa Collier’s Latest CD, “Honey Up” (Rhythm Revival)
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Get an autographed copy of  Blues Music Awards’ nominee, Vanessa Collier’s, lasest CD, “Honey Up.”  Vanessa is a an American blues, pop rock, and neo soul saxophonist, singer and songwriter.  If you know her, you already love her.

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Autographed Copy of Victor Wainwright’s Grammy-Nominated CD, for The Rhythm Revival
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Autographed copy of Victor Wainwright’s newest, Grammy nominated CD, “Victor Wainwright and the Train.”

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Guest Host – Rev. Billy’s Rhythm Revival
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Looking for a fun way to spend your Friday afternoon?  Come be a guest host on The Rhythm Revival!  You select the music and Rev. Billy or Ronny will help you out  expert commentary.  You’ll get a copy of the show on CD and we’ll post pictures on our Facebook page.  It’s the most fun you can have with your clothes still on!

$250.00Add to bag

Glass Blowing Lesson by Artist Susan Gott
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Let out your inner artist and take a lesson in glass blowing from local artist, Susan Gott.  Susan Gott has worked in glass for 30 years and specializes in cast glass to create one-of-a-kind sculptures.  You’ll visit her Tampa studio for a lesson and leave with a one-of-a-kind piece of art that you created.  There’s only 1 of these available.

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Rev. Billy Gift Pack
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Can’t make up your mind??  Get all 3:  The Autographed CD – “Full Circle” Rev. Billy C. Wirtz Featuring The Nighthawks, The Book – “Red Headed Geek: My Short and Painful Career as a Rasslin’ Manager,” by Rev. Billy C. Wirtz, and your own personal Rev. Billy’s Prayer Rug.

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Rev. Billy’s Prayer Rug
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Get your very own Rev. Billy’s Prayer Rug.  Said to help with anything from mental turmoil to financial problems. Blessed are thee that kneel in prayer.  Each rug is personally blessed by Rev. Billy.

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Your Own Private Rev. Billy House Party (for the Rhythm Revival)
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Looking for an excuse to have a party??  Have Reverend Billy come to your house and entertain you and your closest friends and family with his own irreverent brand of humor.  This 3-hour show includes 2 performances and the Rev. will DJ in between!  This makes an awesome gift for a friend, as well!!  There’s only 1 of these!!  Better hurry.

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Personal Piano Lesson from Rev. Billy C. Wirtz
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Just starting to play the piano or want expand your talent to include some boogie woogie?  Learn from the very best.  Rev. Billy is offering one hour piano lessons in the WMNF Live Music Studio.  Guaranteed to be like no piano lesson you’ve ever had before.

$250.00Add to bag

These are exclusive gifts of The Rhythm Revival, more Thank You gifts available

Hosted By...

Reverend Billy C. Wirtz  RevBilly88@aol.com

Rev. Billy C. Wirtz has been hosting the Rhythm Revival as a podcast and on several FM stations over the years. In 2014, he became a member of the WMNF family. Featuring music , history, and his own back stories from 30 years on the road as traveling musician, Wirtz approaches the Roots music he loves with "irreverent reverence." Blues, Gospel, Country and that which defies genre are all part of the weekly musical smack down. Amen!

  

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