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
455 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: Feb 13, 2020

Latest Pieces

Caption: Smokey Robinson
We'll spin songs of love, emotion, and devotion from Smokey Robinson, Joan Armatrading, and Pharaoh Sanders, and hear songs of brotherhood from Cur...

Bought by KAAD-LP, KMRE-LP Bellingham, Wash., Prairie Public, Georgia Public Broadcasting, KZUM and more


  • Added: Apr 06, 2024
  • Length: 01:58:00
  • Purchases: 12
Caption: Kool and the Gang
We'll warm up with toasty tracks from Kool & the Gang, James Reese & the Progressions, and The Hesitations, hear sweet love songs from Joan Armatra...

Bought by KMRE-LP Bellingham, Wash., WOMR, RADIOLEX, KZUM, Prairie Public and more


  • Added: Mar 31, 2024
  • Length: 01:57:59
  • Purchases: 15
Caption: Nina Simone
We'll hear sweet soul from Smokey Robinson & the Miracles, Sam Cooke, and Al Green, and listen to songs of the spirit from Nina Simone and Aretha F...

Bought by WOMR, Prairie Public, KAAD-LP, Georgia Public Broadcasting, KZUM and more


  • Added: Mar 24, 2024
  • Length: 01:57:59
  • Purchases: 13
Caption: Betty Davis
We'll dive deep into the funk as we go Walkin Up the Road with Betty Davis, Bump with the Webb People, and Get Down with Melvin Sparks. We'll also ...

  • Added: Mar 24, 2024
  • Length: 01:57:04
Caption: Syl Johnson
We'll hear classic soul from Syl Johnson, check out some funky stuff from Senegal and Brazil, and listen to John Coltrane's musical meditation on t...

Bought by KMRE-LP Bellingham, Wash., RADIOLEX, WOMR, Georgia Public Broadcasting, Prairie Public and more


  • Added: Mar 11, 2024
  • Length: 01:57:49
  • Purchases: 14
Caption: Diana Ross
Celebrate Women's History Month with UpFront Soul! We'll hear from Abbey Lincoln, Diana Ross, Aretha Franklin, and Roberta Flack, plus trailblazers...

Bought by KMRE-LP Bellingham, Wash., KMUN, WOMR, Georgia Public Broadcasting, Prairie Public and more


  • Added: Mar 04, 2024
  • Length: 01:57:59
  • Purchases: 15
Caption: Gil Scott-Heron
We'll celebrate Black History Month with powerful music from Nina Simone, Gil Scott-Heron, Mavis Staples, and The Freedom Singers, plus we'll hear ...

Bought by WOMR, KMRE-LP Bellingham, Wash., Georgia Public Broadcasting, Prairie Public, RADIOLEX and more


  • Added: Feb 25, 2024
  • Length: 01:57:59
  • Purchases: 14
Caption: Syl Johnson
We'll set the turntables ablaze in a disco inferno with smoldering numbers from Syl Johnson, Peter Brown, The Village People, and, of course, The T...

Bought by KMRE-LP Bellingham, Wash., WOMR, Georgia Public Broadcasting, Prairie Public, KAAD-LP and more


  • Added: Feb 18, 2024
  • Length: 01:57:59
  • Purchases: 15
Caption: Billy Wooten
We'll hear heavy funk from Chester Randle's Soul Senders and Billy Garner, feast on Memphis Soul Stew with King Curtis by request, and enjoy a heap...

Bought by KMUN, RADIOLEX, Prairie Public, KZUM, KAAD-LP and more


  • Added: Jan 26, 2024
  • Length: 01:57:59
  • Purchases: 15
Caption: Les McCann
We'll pay tribute to the late, great Les McCann, spin some tunes from the Crescent City courtesy of The Meters and Chocolate Milk, and celebrate Ge...

Bought by RADIOLEX, KMUN, KMRE-LP Bellingham, Wash., KZUM, Prairie Public and more


  • Added: Jan 20, 2024
  • Length: 01:57:59
  • Purchases: 13