Great Music for a Great City

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About Us

Big City Radio is a Community Radio Station and features the most passionate and knowledgeable presenters that Birmingham has to offer. Here are just a few of the DJs who bring you Great Music for a Great City…  

John Taylor

Our resident expert of the airwaves loves a laugh and a joke to make your drive home as enjoyable as possible.from great music to giving prizes away,JT will always give you something to smile about from 2pm every weekday.

Paul Masters

A radio legend in Birmingham, we are very lucky to have Paul gracing our airwaves every night with his dulcet tones, providing the perfect company for Big City Radio listeners. Paul can be heard playing Great Music for a Great City Through the night from 12am - 6am. Paul also presents the 60’s Show every Wednesday from 9pm. You can email Paul at

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Steve Evans

Steve has lived in Birmingham all his life, with the odd spell in Newquay, Cornwall in the 90's.  Steve has a wide range of tastes in music and also likes to talk a lot "we'd never have guessed" and loves to hear from everyone, so his Saturday morning show from 8am is ideal.  Steve can also be heard every Saturday evening from 6pm with Hits and Headlines, looking back at music and news from the past 6 decades....

Rich Edwards

Rich has been a DJ for 40 years and has worked for most of the UK’s leading leisure providers. Throughout this time his passion for music has driven his desire to work within the industry. He is internationally recognised for the discovery and championing of hot new artists as well as his knowledge of Jazz and Soul. Rich presents Smooth Grooves every Tuesday from 9pm. You can email him at

Roy has been mobile DJing for over 20 years and been working in radio since 2008, he has a big passion for digging out and playing forgotten classics! Roy is also a dog person, owning two lovely rescue Staffies. Why not check out Roy's Soul and Motown show on Wednesdays 7pm-9pm and he's here Sundays 4pm-7pm with the Super 70s show, repeated Mondays 9pm-Midnight.

Roy Stevens

Rachel Hooper

Join Rachel, the female voice of the station. For your requests, shout out's, and interviews. Every Monday and Tuesday between 10am and 2pm. Keep up to date with celebrity gossip, and a chance to enter competitions too.

Tim Cooper

Tim loves a challenge, and loves to challenge the listeners. Every Saturday he likes to find tenuous links between songs from across the decades, but can you work out the connection? Join him from Midday with the Red Thread to see if you can!

Sevi Field

Sevi is our bright and bubbly Breakfast presenter. Join him from 6am for ‘Wake up with Sevi’ and keep up to date with regular traffic travel bulletins, try and solve his riddles and awake with a smile on your face.You can find his Facebook group here.

Simon Doe

With a relaxed style, regular interviews and playing great tunes, Simon helps you prepare for the weekend by taking your requests on Fridays from 10am - 2pm, as well as keeping you up to date with all the local news and weather.

Dan Reddington

A fountain of musical knowledge, Dan has over 27,000 tracks in his own personal collection and loves to tell us about his favourite tunes as well as his obsession for all things sporting. You can catch him in his very own special shows, Reddington Country Sunday from 2pm and repeated Tuesday from 7pm and The Rock ‘n’ Roll Years on Thursdays from 7pm. Listen to repeats of his shows here.