WERU

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WERU in East Orland, Maine provides programming that is diverse, engaging, surprising, alternative, worldly and local.


WERU's sound is made possible by volunteer power, listener support and community participation. We offer diverse music and cultural programming, alternative news and community-centered public affairs programming. We are an independent and locally owned and operated community radio station, offering noncommercial programming to, for and by people living in our broadcast service area in Eastern and Central Maine. We invite you to browse our web site to find out more about WERU Community Radio!

Series

Caption: Bill Zildjian
6 Pieces

Bill Zildjian talks with world class drummers about the music that inspired them to play the drums. Meet the greatest drummers in the world, and hear their music choices.

  • From: WERU
  • Updated: Mar 27, 2015
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0 Pieces

58-minute musical and narrative documentary; great end-of-year special

  • From: WERU
  • Updated: Dec 20, 2007
Caption: Hammond organ virtuoso Billy Preston
11 Pieces

Join Sanguine Fromage for the best in funk, soul, and jazz. UpFront Soul, the show formerly known as The Nightfly... 120 minutes of soulful sounds to which you may get down!

  • From: WERU
  • Updated: Apr 15, 2015
Caption: Hammond organ virtuoso Billy Preston
222 Pieces

Join Sanguine Fromage for the best in funk, soul, and jazz. UpFront Soul... 120 minutes of soulful sounds to which you may get down!

  • From: WERU
  • Updated: Apr 27, 2019

Latest Pieces

Caption: Don Covay
We'll serve up a disco sandwich with L.J. Waiters and the Testimonial Singers, ride the Funky Donkey and the Boogie Truck, and throw an African Par...

Bought by Royalton Community Radio, WLPR, WOUB, KMRE-LP, Lower Cape Communications and more


  • Added: Sep 12, 2019
  • Length: 01:57:59
  • Purchases: 7
Caption: Kaleta
We'll kick off with smoking new Afrobeat from Kaleta & Super Yamba Band, hear a new track by Rasheed Ali, sample new Ghanaian highlife from Sir Fra...

Bought by Royalton Community Radio, WLPR, WOUB, KMXT, KMRE-LP and more


  • Added: Sep 05, 2019
  • Length: 01:57:59
  • Purchases: 7
Caption: Ernie K Doe
We'll hear the jazzy sounds of Somi, spin one from New Orleans favorite Ernie K-Doe, and get down with Nigerian saxophone legends Fela Kuti and Orl...

Bought by WLPR, WOUB, Royalton Community Radio, KMRE-LP, Lower Cape Communications and more


  • Added: Aug 29, 2019
  • Length: 01:57:59
  • Purchases: 6
Caption: DJ Cavem Moetavation
We'll open up with Daptone soul sisters Saun & Starr, hear the jazzy, soulful sounds of Meklit, and dig OG (that's organic gardener) DJ Cavem Moeta...

Bought by Royalton Community Radio, WLPR, WOUB, KMRE-LP, Lower Cape Communications and more


  • Added: Aug 23, 2019
  • Length: 01:57:59
  • Purchases: 6
Caption: The Lijadu Sisters
We'll set your soul ablaze with The Trammps, take care of business, with Syl Johnson, and travel to Africa with The Lijadu Sisters!

Bought by KZUM, WOUB, KMRE-LP, Royalton Community Radio, Lower Cape Communications and more


  • Added: Aug 15, 2019
  • Length: 01:57:59
  • Purchases: 6
Caption: Joe Bataan
We'll hear Latin soul from Joe Bataan, Hector Lavoe and Willie Colon, Peruvian funk from Black Sugar, and a super-soulful Stevie Wonder cover from ...

Bought by KZUM, WLPR, WOUB, KMRE-LP, Royalton Community Radio and more


  • Added: Aug 08, 2019
  • Length: 01:57:59
  • Purchases: 7
Caption: Lady Moon and the Eclipse
We'll mark the 50th anniversary of Apollo 11 with a cargo bay full of moon & space tunes and groups from Lady Moon & the Eclipse, Gil Scott-Heron, ...

Bought by KHNS, Lower Cape Communications, WOUB, WLPR, Royalton Community Radio and more


  • Added: Aug 01, 2019
  • Length: 01:58:02
  • Purchases: 8
Caption: Oscar Brown, Jr.
We'll hear about reparations from Oscar Brown, Jr., spin a brass tribute to Duke Ellington from Slavic Soul Party!, check out some smoking gospel f...

Bought by KHNS, Lower Cape Communications, WLPR, WOUB, KMRE-LP and more


  • Added: Jul 26, 2019
  • Length: 01:58:00
  • Purchases: 7
Caption: William Onyeabor
We'll sample devilish funk from Gene Anderson, fumigate funky Broadway with Chris Kenner, and hear some wild Nigerian funk from William Onyeabor.

Bought by KHNS, KZUM, WOUB, WLPR, Royalton Community Radio and more


  • Added: Jul 19, 2019
  • Length: 01:57:59
  • Purchases: 8
Caption: Abdullah Ibrahim
We'll celebrate the 101st anniversary of Nelson Mandela's birth with two hours of music from the South African anti-apartheid freedom movement. We'...

Bought by KMRE-LP, KHNS, KZUM, WLPR, WOUB and more


  • Added: Jul 11, 2019
  • Length: 01:57:59
  • Purchases: 7