Live From the Box – Radio and Web show – hosted by H. Scott AKA “Big Slim” and James Austin AKA “T”. We cover all things entertainment. Check us out Wednesday nights, live from 7-8 PM and streaming online. We’re your source for local music (all genres), interviews (all aspects of arts & entertainment) and Industry Insights (to help the local entertainment industry further develop). All things entertainment, in one show. Live From the Box, Wednesday from 7-8 PM on 87.7 FM WVOA.




caylon (2)July 24th… Another fun night with TEE and SLIM “Live On Location” with ‪#‎bigchair‬ guests: Comedian – Travis Blunt, Music and Entertainment Journalist – Katrina Tulloch, Artist/Activist – Joe Driscoll, and industry veteran Engineer/Mixer Patrick MacDougall. That’s Sunday July 24th at Funk ‘n Waffles Downtown. Doors open at 6pm… Come out and support!

Time: 6pm to 8pm

Location:  Funk ‘n Waffles Downtown
307 S Clinton St, Syracuse, New York 13202
Advance Tickets: Click HERE




April 20, 2016

It’s almost about that time. LIVE FROM THE BOX tonight 7pm. Hanging out with us in the ‪#‎bigchair‬ will be friend of the show, Supa Satty. Tonight’sFunk ‘n Waffles Downtown “Pick of the Week” for the tonight is RAQ, who’s playing in town this week with Castle Creek. Special thank’s to April’s sponsor SubCat Music Studios LLC.






April 13, 2016

Tonight, Tonight, Tonight… Another great show planned for LIVE FROM THE BOX. We have Steve Geer, of SUR Syracuse University Recordings hanging out with us in the ‪#‎BIGCHAIR‬.






April 6, 2016

Its Wednesday once again and we are excited for our ‪#‎BigChair‬ guest. This young artist has so much passion and energy on stage that we had to have him on the show. G-netics will be hanging out with hosts, Big Slim and Tee. Our sponsor for tonight’s show is SubCat Music Studios LLC. And the Funk ‘n Waffles Downtown “Pick of the Week” is none other thenThe Heavy Pets.




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March 30, 2016

Really looking forward to tomorrow’s show. Make sure you tune into 87.7 FM wvoa Syracuse from 7 to 8 p.m. this and every Wednesday night. In The Big Chair this week we have The BlackLites R & B Show Band.





Joe driscol


March 23, 2016

Joe Driscoll in the #bigchair tonight on LIVE FROM THE BOX with Big Slim and Tee. Tune in to hear our new segment: Funk ‘n Waffles pick of the week. This week will be Stephen Douglas Wolfe




March 16, 2016

Tonight, Slim and Tee will be joined by Syracuse Area Music Awards (SAMMYS) Hall Of Fame Inductee George Rossi in the Big Chair. We cant wait to hear some gems from his great career.



March 9, 2016

Coming off of another great weekend of events and interviewing so many of Syracuse’s entertainers at the Syracuse Area Music Awards (SAMMYS), we are back tonight with another Wednesday night edition of LIVE FROM THE BOX. In the Big Chair with Slim and Tee will be Victoria Colt, Co-Founder of Cuse Culture Magazine – an online publication geared towards minority millennials throughout the region.



Jus MIke


March 2, 2016

A familiar voice that Syracuse listeners has enjoyed for years will be in the Big Chair with Tee and Slim tonight. Jus Mic will be live with us talking about his career in music and radio.






February 24, 2016

#TONIGHT #TONIGHT #TONIGHT …We are just over a week away from the Syracuse Area Music Awards (SAMMYS) and our guest today will shine some light on the great event. We have Liz Nowak back with us again this year talking about the last days before the big show. With music fromSyracuse Area Music Awards (SAMMYS)nominees: Rabbit in the Rye, @Early Bird Trio, @World Be Free, Nick + Noah and more. We have a very special guest host for the evening, none other than miss ALANI SKYE.



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February 17,2016

Good Morning, Good Morning, Good Morning, another Wednesday has arrived and we have another great show for you. Pale Green Stars will be joining us in the BIG CHAIR. Looking forward to talking with them. We have music coming up from Professional Victims, Castle Creek, Oxburg, ALANI SKYE, and more.




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February 10,2016

Shout out to the DJs… Today’s guest in the Big Chair will be DJ Mike RED. Tune in to 87.7FM WVOA Syracuse from 7 to 8pm.







February 3, 2016

One half of Professionals Victims duo, Ashley Cox, is hanging out in the Big Chair with Tee and Slim.








January 27, 2016

World traveling recording artist, Amanda Rogers, will be stopping by LIVE FROM THE BOX to hangout. Talking about her “Wild” career and whats next on the horizon.




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January 20, 2016

This Wednesday show features someone very important to the LIVE FROM THE BOX team. In the Big Chair is none other then the show Executive Producer Sepp Herbert. We will be talking about his world wide musically journey as well as some early tips for “Industry Insights”. Tune in…




Sepp Herbert Pictured above with Entertainment Attorney Mr. Kendall A. Minter, Esq. (left).

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January 13, 2016

This week’s guest is the one and only Amanda Rogers. Tune in to Tee and Slim as they discuss Amanda’s international journey in this music industry.









January 4, 2016

First Wednesday of the new year and we’re back with another great show. In the big we have Otto Shot DAT.



Megan Lee


Decemeber 23, 2015

It’s Christmas week, but we are still LIVE FROM THE BOX. And bringing some of that holiday cheer to the Big Chair will be Syracuse Area Music Awards (SAMMYS) award winner Megan Lee Singer/Songwriter. Tune in tonight, we have a nice Christmas song from Hattie Lewis Band, as well as music from ALANI SKYE, a little The Golden Novak Band, and more…




Trav Blunt


December 16, 2015

LIVE FROM THE BOX… All Things Entertainment… And tonight will not be any different. Tonight’s guest in the Big Chair will comedian Travis Blunt. I’m sure your in for some good times.




Kimberly Shad


December 9, 2015

Another Wednesday night. Another great show. So much musically going on in our city, happy to share our scene with you. Tonight’s Big Chair guest will be Kimberly Schad, talking her new music, release show and more…





December 2, 2015

Is it Wednesday already? … Tonight’s special guest in the Big Chair will be singer/songwriter Bea Can’t wait to share her story with all of you.







November 23, 2015

While your home getting your food ready for the holiday, tune into tonight’s edition to LIVE FROM THE BOX. Our Big Chair guest for tonight will be Infinite Clip Studios Official own John McCullough.



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November 18, 2015

Tonight, Tonight, Tonight, Special guest in the Big Chair will be Major Player. Tune in tonight to hear about their new music, career, and something special they have coming up. We are only a few days away from LIVE FROM THE BOX “On Location” 8pm this Sunday at Funk ‘n Waffles Downtown.





November 11, 2015

ts Wednesdays folks, and you know what that means. Another edition of LIVE FROM THE BOX. Tonight’s guest will be Kathleen Metallo-Mason of K Mase Productions






November 4, 2015

The countdown has begun… It’s Wednesday and tonight we have another great guest on the show. Artist/SongWriter Ocie Burton joins Tee and Slim on the show as their guest in the big chair. We are going to talk about his career and his latest work with r&b artist ALANI SKYE.





October 28, 2015

Another Wednesday and another LIVE FROM THE BOX airing tonight. The guest in the Big Chair this evening is one of Syracuse’s fast rising Hip Hop artist Oxburg. He will be with us discussing his career, his goals, and his new album “The Validation”. Tune in tonight to Tee and BIG SLIM ….





October 21, 2015

Every week, we continue to bring you more and more of the talent that CNY’s entertainment community has to offer. Tomorrow we will have the talented artist Jacqueline Colello as our guest in the Big Chair.




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October 14, 2015

Tonight is the Wednesday and that means Tee and Slim are on Live with another guest in the BIg Chair. This week our special guest will be Raymond Blackwell “Ray Wellz”. New Music on the way. Also, a special announcement, so tune in….






October 7, 2015

It’s Wednesday night and Tee and Slim are back at it again. Tonight’s guest in the Big Chair DJ Skeet.







September 23, 2016

This Wednesday guest in The Big Chair is the talented Santel Reed also know as Uneek Beats. We will be talk all about his career and some of his current entertainment ventures. Also, as always new music…




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Charlie Orlando



September 16, 2016

We have a seasoned industry vet in the Big Chair with Slim and Tee. None other then the multi-talentedCharley Orlando Music. Tune in for new music from CNY artists/bands and an all new industry insight.



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September 9, 2015

Wednesday’s guest this week in the Big Chair is the one and only, Palm Tree Records recording artist, ALANI SKYE. We will be discussing her work with Jsepp Production, the new music, and making the official debut of her new single ‘NO LOVE NO MORE’. That’s right, another Wednesday night with Tee and Slim LIVE







September 2, 2015

It’s another wonderful Wednesday and that means another great show lined up for tonight. Tune in to TEE and SLIM and their special guest in the big chair – Stephen Douglas Wolfe. Special announcements and as always the insightful “Industry Insights”.




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Lady Di


August 25, 2015

LIVE FROM THE BOX, your one stop shop for ALL THINGS ENTERTAINMENT. Tune in tomorrow night and hear new music, part 2 of our Industry Insights segment, and check out the multi-talented Diana Merritt as our special guest in the big chair.




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August 18, 2015

It is about that time once again. Our guest on this week’s edition of LIVE FROM THE BOX  will be Mr Brian Freeland himself aka World B Free.



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August 11, 2015

LIVE FROM THE BOX guest for Wednesday evening will be Simplelife. We always enjoy the great artist from the area. Industry Insights will be doing a special give-away soon. Make sure your tune in…



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August 5, 2015

It’s Wednesday and once again and it’s almost show time. Tonight special guest in the big chair is a new DJ that’s really starting to make a name for her self. We will be live with DJ BELLA J, talking music, shows, and the business of being a DJ. “Industry Insights” topic of the week will touch on the art of submitting music.




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July 30, 2015

A special edition of LIVE FROM THE BOX…. Lets meet our guest – Big Slim and Tee.






July 23, 2015

LIVE FROM THE BOX special guest for the evening will be the artist – Shem God. Joins us as we walk through the life of a Battle MC, Indie Label Exec, and industry journeyman. Also, tonight we will be celebrating our 25th show with some of our favorite songs and a few new ones you may not have heard yet… The Golden Novak Band, Driftwater, Castle Creek, C-Nube, Shakeif Music, Tall Bucks, and more…..



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L Eyes


July 15, 2015

Each and every Wednesday night, Tee and Slim has a special guest hanging out in the BIG CHAIR. And this weeks guest is the Co-owner of StudioDOG Pro , musician, songwriter, poet and humanist.. Langston Masingale . Be sure to tune in listen out for your favorite CNY artist. LIVE FROM THE BOX. Listen out for this update from LIVE FROM THE BOX “On Location”.




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July 8, 2015

Another week has past and it is time for another LIVE FROM THE BOX. Our special guest in the Big Chair tomorrow evening will be the one and only Maka Rouge. From Skateboarding to touring the world. This week we have some more  new music to debut from CNY artists and bands… This should be another fun show.







July 1, 2015

LIVE FROM THE BOX, ALL THINGS ENTERTAINMENT….. Tee and Slim are back this week with an all new show. Tune in tomorrow to hear your favorite CNY artists and bands, interviews, and “Industry Insights”… Our guest will be the women of LSK Modeling & Events Company as we explore their world of fashion, education, and all things in between.




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June 24, 2015

Its almost Wednesday again and we are getting close to another great show of LIVE FROM THE BOX. Tomorrow’s special guest will be Tom Honan of Live Space Entertainment. Can’t wait to hear whats on the horizon and get a great story or two in the process.

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June 17, 2015

Its Wednesday once again and LIVE FROM THE BOX has another special guest in the big chair. Joining Tee and Big Slim will be the multi-talent OurReality, also know as Michael Childs. Looking forward to the stories and music industry gold. The Music Wiz has the show full of great local music. And “Industry Insights” will be one that you will not want to miss.



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June 10, 2015

After an eventful weekend at The Taste of Syracuse, LIVE FROM THE BOX is back at it with another great show. This week we have a man that spent his time his creative time as an artist, photographer, and videographer . Our guest for Wednesday’s interview will be Rahiem Brown – Sliver Globe Productions. We’ll talk everything from lyrics to camera angels. The Music Wiz as another GEM for us this week and brand new music from artist you know and love in the CNY area. And you dont want to miss “Industry Insights”.


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June 3, 2015

Another week, another Wednesday, and another special guest on Live From The Box. Tee and Big Slim will be sitting down with Blues Rockers – Castle Creek. Ireland, London, France and more will all be on the table for discussion before the duo prepares to go international. The Music Wiz has another Gem for the listeners and “Industry Insights” will be talking about the idea of – Songwriters and Youtube cover artists becoming best friends.



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May 27, 2015

And this Wednesday we are turning the table on our guest, award winning journalist – Chris Baker will be in the big chair as our special guest interview during this week’s edition of LIVE FROM THE BOX. You may recognize the name as the Entertainment reporter for syracuse.com and The Post-Standard. Tune in for new music from CNY artists, a new “Gem of the Week” from The Music Wiz, and keep it locked for the subject of our “Industry Insights” segment.



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May 20, 2015

Looking forward to this weeks LIVE guest on LIVE FROM THE BOX. We have The Hattie Lewis Band in the station and its sure to be a fun time. The Musiz Wiz “Gem of the Week” is a new one from  Zedd Featuring Jon Bellion called “Beautiful Now.” As always, new music from local CNY artist/bands and a brand new “Industry Insights” topic is on the way. Stay tuned.


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May 13, 2015

TONIGHT’S guest will be aspiring Hip Hop Artist Curtis Tall Bucks McDowell. As an Artist/ producer/songwriter, he has traveled the coast performing and recording and we will get the scoop on his career. The Music Wiz has yet another “Gem of the Week” and this weeks topic on “INDUSTRY INSIGHTS”, we will be wrapping our Merch Table discussions.


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May 6, 2015

This Wednesday evening on LIVE FROM THE BOX our guest will be The Golden Novak Band …. Tune in and find out who will be The Music Wiz pick for “Gem of the week. And in “Industry Insights” we will be discussing the question, Do you need more than just equipment to play a gig? “The Merch Table” and what should be included… Sponsored by SIGNMEUPEXPRESS.COM.



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April 29, 2015

Wednesday will be a first… This edition of LIVE FROM THE BOX, our guest is a very talented young R&B singer/songwriter on the rise, SHAKEIF. We debut his single ‘Work’ a few months ago and he joined Tee as a special guest during a segment of “Industry Insights”. Now he is with us for his first on-air interview.  The Music Wiz’s “Gem of the week” is a new one from Martin Garrix ft. USHER – ‘Don’t Look Down’. “Industry Insights” topic this week will surround the question, Do you need more than just equipment to play a gig?


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April 22, 2015

Tune in, Tune in, TUNE IN…. This Wednesday night to LIVE FROM THE BOX, with your host Tee and Big Slim. We will be interviewing another one of CNY’s shining talents, the Multi-talented Caylon C-Nube Newby. We will be discussing everything from his music to acting. “The Gem the week” is a remix of a legendary band the The Music Wiz didn’t want you to miss. And Slim and Tee will be finishing up their discussion on Investing vs DIY during the “Industry Insights” segment.



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April 15, 2015

This Wednesday evening on LIVE FROM THE BOX our guest will be The Driftwater Band. One of our biggest supporters from the beginning. From coffee shop to playing as a band, join us to hear the story that is Driftwater. Tune in and find out who will be The Music Wiz pick for “Gem of the week….” Will we have another artist from the CNY area. In this edition of “Industry Insights”, we will begin our discussion on – Investing In Yourself versus DIY.


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$upa $atty


April 8, 2015

We have another great show coming up this Wednesday evening on LIVE FROM THE BOX. Our guest will be $upa $atty….He has been establishing himself as a business man and producer /songwriter. Working with different artists, helping with artist development with his Academy Live/ 1.11 movement and producing exceptional talent.  The Music Wiz pick for “Gem of the week” is none other than CNY’s own Alanna-Marie Boudreau – I’ll Be Your Woman. On “Industry Insights”, we will be discusing the theory of Music as a Marketing Tool.



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Mike Donohue


April 1, 2015

On this weeks edition of LIVE FROM THE BOX, we will be interviewing Syracuse Area Music Award (SAMMYS) board member, Mike Donohue. Founder of CNY Music Archives Facebook group, and area music archivist, our time with Mike should provide our audience with some great stories. Tune in and find out who will be The Music Wiz pick for “Gem of the week.”



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March 25, 2015

This Wednesday, our guest on LIVE FROM THE BOX will be Justice In Poetry. We will talk about the his musical journey, goals, and some interesting news he’s has for his future. Also, we have another show packed with great artist from the Central New York music scene. The Music Wiz pick for “Gem of the week.” will be ‘Something To Believe In’ by Great Good Fine Ok. This week’s “Industry Insights” we will tackle Performance Rights Organizations or PROs.



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DJ BigBoy

March 18, 2015

This Wednesday, our guest will be Syracuse’s own DJ/Personality – Timothy DJ Bigboy Kirkland. We will talk about the DJ scene, music, and his experience in the industry (BET, Countless artist, and more). Also, we have another show packed with great artist from the Central New York music scene. Tune in and find out who will be The Music Wiz pick for “Gem of the week.”




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Jeremy Johnston


March 11, 2015

Wednesday’s show will feature an interview by Engineer and Co-owner at SubCat Music Studios, Jeremy Johnston. World travels, working with a few Majors, and the local music scene, will be a few of the topics on the agenda. The Music Wiz has provided us with another Gem of the Week , “Lean on” by Major Lazer and DJ Snake. This weeks “Industry Insights” will begin our discussion on Social Media with our special guest co-host, R&B artist Shakeif.


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March 4, 2015

Sammy awards week is finally here and Live From The Box will feature music from this year’s nominees. Our in studio guest will be the one and only Brownskin Band who is also nominated this year again in the R&B category. Who will be this week’s “GEM of the Week” selection from The Music Wiz.  Inside of “Industry Insights”, we will be completing our discussion on the topic of picking your TEAM.



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February 25, 2015

With the Syracuse Area Music Awards less than 2 weeks aways, we will be interviewing Mrs. Liz Nowak. Tune in to hear tales of the past, present, and the future of the Sammy’s awards show and more. The Weekend – Where You Belong (Shèmce Remix) is this weeks “GEM of the Week” provided by The Music Wiz. “Industry Insight” will continue to the discussion on forming the right TEAM. Thank you to our sponsor for the week: Unico Re’ Clothing.





February 18, 2014

This Wednesday, “TEE” and “Big Slim” will be interviewing someone who usually does the questioning. Entertainment Journalist, Mark Bialczak, stops in and chops it up with Live From The Box crew. The Music Wiz will be providing “The Rhythm” for the “GEM of the Week” by the rising artist, MNEM. Are you ready to build your team? “Industry Insights” topic of the evening begins the discussion of those who belongs on your TEAM. Thank you to our sponsor for the week: Smokewind Music.



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February 11, 2015

Stopping by the station this Wednesday will be Designer/Entrepreneur Ron Funderburg. We will be talking about his clothing line, time at Bad Boy Records, and more. The Music Wiz has another “GEM of the Week” for everyone to look out for. And as for “INDUSTRY INSIGHTS”, we will be continuing with part two of our discussion on Song Registration. Thank you to our sponsor for the week: FE FE Entertainment, LLC.



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February 4, 2015

In studio guest for our debut show will be R&B/POP singer/songwriter Alani Skye. The FE FE Entertainment artist on the rise will share with us a couple of stories from her musical Journey, talks of the new single ‘PROJECT WEEKEND’ and more. Tune in to find out what is The Music Wiz’ “GEM of the Week. This show’s “INDUSTRY INSIGHTS” topic will be part 1, of a two part series on Song Registration. Thank you to our sponsor for the week: FE FE Entertainment, LLC.