Shop & Support

Blue Ridge Public Radio is an affiliate partner with the NPR Shop and ArkivMusic. That means when shop at either of these vendors you can support Blue Ridge Public Radio at the same time. The station will receive a portion of the proceeds from any purchases that originate from this page.

NPR Shop

From HD Radios to the artist you heard on “All Things Considered”, you can find it at the NPR Shop. As a National Public Radio member station, Blue Ridge Public Radio - BPR News and WCQS, receives seven percent of merchandise revenues from NPR Shop orders attributed by you to us. The easiest way to make sure seven percent of your purchase goes to Blue Ridge Public Radio is to click here and shop. If you visit the NPR Shop by linking from another site, you can still direct a portion of the proceeds from the sale to Blue Ridge Public Radio when you're asked during the checkout process if you wish to choose a station to receive proceeds from your purchase, simply select Blue Ridge Public Radio from the list of stations.


Blue Ridge Public Radio - WCQS is a program partner with ArkivMusic, a website exclusively dedicated to the preservation, promotion, and efficient distribution of Classical Music recordings. Like WCQS, Arkiv Music strives to make classical music accessible. We believe they have the largest number of classical titles available in the U.S.and we ourselves purchase CDS for the WCQS Classical library from ArkivMusic. As a program partner, WCQS receives eight percent of the total sale for any completed orders generated through By clicking on the "ArkivMusic" button on this site, you help support classical music on WCQS.