The Nights Before Christmas

December 2015

Since 2011, Rob Martinez has produced holiday music specials for 89.1 WBOI.  “The Nights Before Christmas” feature selections from his collection of Christmas music - one of the largest privately owned collections in the United States.

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Station News
6:00 am
Tue June 23, 2015

"The Nights Before Christmas" in July wants your requests!

Movie Music Spotlight and Nights Before Christmas Host Rob Martinez
Credit Rob Martinez

The summer is in full swing but for Rob Martinez, the calendar always reads Christmas.  89.1 WBOI's resident holiday music expert wanted to celebrate the month of July with a special one time version of his show "The Nights Before Christmas".  This special airs on Tuesday, July 7th from 8 PM to 10 PM.

"We've watched our Facebook page explode with new likes since January," Martinez said.  "It's gone from 150+ likes to over 450+ in less than six months.  I really wanted to do a show for these new potential listeners so they don't have to wait until December."

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Station News
11:36 am
Wed November 26, 2014

"The Nights Before Christmas" Returns to WBOI in December!

Nights Before Christmas and Movie Music Spotlight host Rob Martinez
Credit Rob Martinez

WBOI is proud to present for the fourth consecutive year unique holiday music specials produced by Rob Martinez, host of "The Movie Music Spotlight", and owner of one of the largest private collections of Christmas music in the United States.

"The Nights Before Christmas" will be broadcast on three nights this December with a different theme for every half-hour segment.   Some of the themes will include Christmas On Broadway, An "I Want" Christmas, A Progressive / Psych Christmas, and The Christmas Music of Ruth Lyons.  

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