iHeartRadio San Antonio, announced the launch of Friday Night Virtual Dance Party powered by San Antonio Metro Health. Every Friday night at 7 p.m., the community is invited to tune in to iHeartRadio stations 96.1 Now, KJ97, Q101.9 and 104.5 Latino Hits for thirty-minute virtual dance party with members of their own household.
Participants are encouraged to share photos and videos of them dancing with members of their own households on social media by tagging @SAMetroHealth @961nowsa, @kj97sanantonio, @1045Latino_Hits or @Q1019 using the hashtags #DancePartySA, #StopTheSpreadSA and #SanAntonio. Remember to maintain at least 6 ft distance from others at all times, including while singing and dancing.
“There is nothing like the power of music, and all of us at iHeartRadio San Antonio are excited to partner with our friends at SA Metro Health for Friday virtual Night Dance Party. We invite all San Antonians to turn up their radios and smart devices every Friday in August at 7PM! We look forward to raising our community spirit during these challenging times, all while abiding by the state’s safety guidelines to fight the COVID-19 virus,” says Jason McCollim, Senior Vice President of Programming, iHeartRadio San Antonio.
“We want to send an encouraging and positive message to San Antonio to keep doing the things that make our city great, but do them in a safe way so we can continue to stop the spread” stated Mayor Ron Nirenberg.
All participating stations will launch the thirty-minute virtual-Dance Party by playing the same opening song across all stations.
- August 7: “Bidi Bidi Bom Bom” by Selena
- August 14: "Happy" by Pharrell
- August 21: “Can’t Stop The Feeling” by Justin Timberlake
- August 28: “Uptown Funk” by Mark Ronson featuring Bruno Mars.
Listeners are encouraged to hold virtual dance parties and sing along outside of their homes while maintaining social distancing in an effort “to get some fresh air, wave to their neighbors and get some exercise.”