Radio Station Information

Evolution 101.7

WBWL 101.7 FM

City of License:
Lynn, MA


Boston, MA

Web site:

Live Stream:

iHeartMedia (Ihm Licenses, LLC)

WBWL is an FM radio station broadcasting at 101.7 MHz. The station is licensed to Lynn, MA and is part of the Boston, MA radio market. The station broadcasts Dance programming and goes by the name "Evolution 101.7" on the air. WBWL is owned by iHeartMedia.

In July 2012 the long time alternative rock station WFNX deal to sell to Clear Channel closed. Clear Channel flipped the station from the Alternative rock format to a Adult Hits variety format as "101.7 The Harbor". In late 2012, Clear Channel dropped Adult Hits and switched to dance music as Evolution 101.7.

Station Coverage Map

WBWL-FM Coverage Map

Most Played Artist

Green Day, Nirvana, Smashing Pumpkins, Florence & The Machine, The Red Hot Chili Peppers, Kings Of Leon, Weezer, The Arcade Fire, Mumford & Sons, Pearl Jam, Sublime, The Black Keys, Phoenix, Edward Sharpe & The Magnetic Zeros, Broken Bells, Muse, The Beastie Boys, Vampire Weekend, Silversun Pickups, Foo Fighters

Nearby Radio Stations

WEZE 590 AM, Buenas Nuevas Radio 1430, WILD 1090 AM, WMFO 91.5 FM, WJIB 740 AM, WNTN 1550 AM, WZMW 94.9 FM, WZMR 94.9 FM, WMBR 88.1 FM, WROL 950 AM

Co-Owned Radio Stations in Boston, MA

WBZ NewsRadio 1030, JAM'N 94.5, WRKO 680 AM, Kiss 108, Talk 1200, WXTK 95.1 FM, 100.7 WZLX, Rumba 97.7

Listener Comments and Reviews

R.I.P. Alternative WFNX, one of the last remaining independently owned and operated alternative radio stations in the United States.
By: John on June 9, 2012

I listen to 101.7 when I lived in Lynn. I live in Chelmsford Mass now and I can't get the station. Is there a sister station.? Or can I get 101.7 here somewhere
By: Tim Gorman on January 21, 2021

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