Oh, you have fans to advertise to? We’re your biggest supporters!

So when a band with a draw comes to town, the local radio station will play their music a couple times a day in that 48-hour period and pretend that they’re such huge “supporters,” but when the band passes the city limit sign on the way out, their CD goes back in the bottom drawer. Why is that? Do bands even realize this happens? I guess it’s better than no airplay at all, but still…