The Wolf 101.5 Has Been Rocking Peterborough For 25 Years

February 14th, 2017 marks the 25th anniversary of 101.5 The Wolf in Peterborough. The station launched on February 14th, 1992 at 6 p.m. with a live broadcast from Casey’s Bar and Grill on Chemong Road.

Photo from The Wolf 101.05 archives

Photo from The Wolf 101.05 archives

The first song the Wolf played on their launch was "Rock and Roll" by Led Zeppelin.

The studios were originally located on Television Road on Television Hill before moving to the corner of King and George in Downtown Peterborough on February 1st, 1999.

Photo from The Wolf 101.05 archives

Photo from The Wolf 101.05 archives

Their longest running event is the Three Loonies on the Street broadcast in support of Kawartha Food Share and Corus Feeds Kids. Over the past 16 years, The Three Loonies in conjunction with 101.5 The
Wolf, CKRU (currently 100.5 Fresh Radio) and CHEX Peterborough have raised more than 1.3 million dollars.

They will be holding an on-air concert on the 14th from 10 a.m. to midnight called Wolfstock 25: The Wolf’s 25th Anniversary Celebration that will feature 25 of the biggest bands on the planet.

Photo from The Wolf 101.05 archives

Photo from The Wolf 101.05 archives

The Wolf will also be hosting a meet n’ greet on the 14th from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Centre Court at Lansdowne Place, and will be offering listeners free birthday cake and the chance to win some great prizes.

Three Days Grace (Photo from The Wolf 101.05 archives)

Three Days Grace (Photo from The Wolf 101.05 archives) wishes our friends at the Wolf a Happy 25th!

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Corus On Air Lineup Changes: Pete Dalliday Takes Over Evenings On The Wolf, Dale Lowe Moves To Middays On Kruz FM

Pete DallidayPete Dalliday is the new Wolf 101.5 evening personality from 6 p.m. to 11 p.m. Dale LoweMonday to Friday, taking over from Dale Lowe. "Pete is best known as the voice of the Petes but is a very talented on air performer in many formats," says JJ Johnston, Regional General Manager, Corus Radio-Ontario East. "He has amazing presence and ties to the Peterborough community."

Dale Lowe is moving from evenings on the Wolf to midday’s on 100.5 Kruz Fm, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. "100.5 Kruz Fm is a great station and Dale is the perfect candidate to take over that slot as Dale was once midday host on the WOLF 101.5 FM," says Johnston. "Dale has a passion for this music and his talents will help to grow the midday Kruz audience."

[photos via The Wolf website]

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The Trash & The Wolf 101.5 Building Awareness for Relief Efforts in Japan

This Wednesday, The Trash will be donating 100 percent of cover charge proceeds to the relief effort in Japan, which their Prime Minister Nato Kan calls "the toughest and the most difficult crisis for Japan" in the 65 years since the end of World War II.

Also, local radio station The Wolf has set up a special page on their website where you can learn about various ways to help Japan via the Red Cross, and get more information about the situation there. (Their sister station Kruz FM has done the same.)

If you know of other events/resources happening in Peterborough to raise money for Japan, please add to our comments section below or email us at

[The Trash "Retro Relief Rules" on Facebook; The Wolf page for relief efforts]

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