This past weekend’s WRIF’s Rock-4-Tots fundraiser raised a total of $26,386 as well as THOUSANDS of toys for our “No Child Without a Christmas” program.
So grateful to everyone who donated raffle items, who attended, all of the awesome bands that performed, as well as the businesses that donated, including Speed Clean Services which donated a bunch of toys again. Special Shout out to everyone at Freddy’s Bar & Grill for hosting this great event. And special thanks go to our awesome Rock-4-Tots volunteers and organizers who spend all year putting on a great event year after year.

ROCK 4 TOTS 2022

Toys collected for R4T

My special thanks to all the local musicians who donated their time to play this year. We start taking submissions on the Rock 4 Tots page  Hardest part is getting the total amount of bands down to less than 60 bands over two days. The Toys collected are already on their way to homes this year. Two days of fun and magic this year. My thanks to Vince Mattias and the staff at Guitar Center who every year donates the use of what we call the “Back Line.” That’s all the drums, Guitar and Bass amps so everyone sounds awesome. Tip of the WRIF hat to Al and Tony at Freddy’s Bar for running sound for 2 days non stop with no downtime. 15 years strong of this wonderful benefit. So happy with our Rock 4 Tots crew for going over the top this year and smashing all records. Just wait for next year. I guarantee it will be a show that you can be proud of.


Rock 4 Tots

2022 WRIF Rock 4 Tots


WRIF Rock 4 Tots


10 Things You Might Not Know About Screamin' Scott

How well do you know me? Check out the facts below and get to know your favorite nighttime personality better!

  • I'm Left-Handed - Always have been. Left is right!

    Baring Hands

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  • I wear a Size 12 Wide Shoe - Yes, I have small skateboards for feet.


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  • I'm 6 feet tall! - But I think I'm shrinking.

    Measuring Rulers

  • I was born with extra sets of teeth - As a child, they took an X-ray to find I had an extra set of teeth! I've had some surgery over the years, but they have come in handy after playing hockey as a kid!

    Dentists Offering NHS Treatment Continue To Dwindle

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  • I do not sing in the shower well - I've tried, and the echo doesn't help make me any better.

    Wind And Rain Hit The UK

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  • I was married on my birthday by Arthur Penhallow - I also got married on my birthday so I would never forget the anniversary. And Arthur did a fantastic job!


    (Photo by Jonathan Brady – WPA Pool/Getty Images)

  • I have an extensive collection of rubber ducks - Yep.


    (Photo by Drew Angerer/Getty Images)

  • I have no tattoos - Yet!


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  • I once held the national record for Girl Scout Cookie eating - This comes from my time in radio in Indiana. They had an eating contest in a town outside of Ft. Wayne, and I ate 32 cookies in one minute!

    Girl Scouts Sell Cookies

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  • I have an award-winning chili recipe! - The award came at a contest at work. One year, thought I would enter the company cook off. Some say it's the best they ever tasted. It's fun to make and the secret ingredient makes it the best!

    Chili Feast

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Born in Mt Clemens, Screamin has been a part of the Detroit airwaves for over 29 years with 26 at WRIF and 3 years as a morning show host at Z-Rock. When he’s not out on the streets, you can find him in his game room, where he collects jukeboxes and classic pinball machines. Screamin also devotes time doing local charities with his, "Screamin Angels"; and for 15 years with Rock 4 Tots charity. “CHIT” is his local cover band for 10 years all over the Motor City in local bars and has graced the main stage at local festivals like Arts, Beats & Eats warming up for national acts like Cheap Trick, Guess Who & even Salt & Peppa. Screamin’ is the lead singer and also plays cowbell & lead triangle

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