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
12 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
329 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: Dr. Lonnie Smith
We'll do the Bird of Paradise with The Grease Traps, dig in to tasty tracks from Black Sugar and Chocolate Milk, and pay tribute to the late, great...

Bought by RADIOLEX, KMXT, and WYAP


  • Added: Oct 14, 2021
  • Length: 01:57:59
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: Cannonball Adderley
We'll celebrate freedom with The Voices of East Harlem, hear a rehearsal take of Miles Davis' "In A Silent Way," and tip our hats to birthday Libra...

Bought by KAAD-LP, WOUB, KMUN, KSTK, Georgia Public Broadcasting and more


  • Added: Oct 08, 2021
  • Length: 01:57:59
  • Purchases: 9
Caption: Arturo O'Farrill
We'll celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month with Celia Cruz, Joe Bataan, and Willie Bobo, and we'll spend the second hour in conversation with pianist,...

Bought by KAAD-LP, KHNS, KZUM, KSTK, KMRE-LP Bellingham, Wash. and more


  • Added: Sep 30, 2021
  • Length: 01:57:59
  • Purchases: 11
Caption: Nina Simone
We'll start out with a set inspired by Questlove's Summer of Soul documentary featuring Nina Simone and Stevie Wonder, pay tribute to the late Melv...

Bought by KAAD-LP, KZUM, WLPR , KMUN, KSTK and more


  • Added: Sep 24, 2021
  • Length: 01:57:59
  • Purchases: 11
Caption: Earth, Wind and Fire
We'll spin songs for September by Earth, Wind and Fire and Deodato, get funky with Nina Simone and Parliament, and board a Cool Train with Sam Cooke.

Bought by KAAD-LP, KHNS, KZUM, Interlochen Public Radio, KSTK and more


  • Added: Sep 17, 2021
  • Length: 01:57:59
  • Purchases: 11
Caption: Louis Armstrong
We'll celebrate Louis Armstrong with new music by Wonderful World of Louis Armstrong All Stars and a couple by Satchmo himself, hear powerful gospe...

Bought by KAAD-LP, KZUM, KMUN, KSTK, WOUB and more


  • Added: Sep 09, 2021
  • Length: 01:57:59
  • Purchases: 12
Caption: Lee Scratch Perry
We'll ride the Funky Donkey with Bernard Purdie, hear songs from Porgy and Bess as interpreted by Billie Holiday and Nina Simone, and pay tribute t...

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


  • Added: Sep 02, 2021
  • Length: 01:57:59
  • Purchases: 10
Caption: Lee Dorsey
We'll spin northern soul classics from Lee Dorsey and Little Betty Baker, get out on the dance floor to do the ever perplexing Peanut Duck with Mar...

Bought by KHNS, KAAD-LP, WOUB, KSTK, KMRE-LP Bellingham, Wash. and more


  • Added: Aug 26, 2021
  • Length: 01:58:00
  • Purchases: 10
Caption: Leon Bridges
. We'll hear sultry songs for summer love from The Soul Rebels, Leon Bridges, and Sam Cooke, move on up a little higher with gospel from Mahalia Ja...

Bought by KMUN, KAAD-LP, WLPR , KSTK, KMRE-LP Bellingham, Wash. and more


  • Added: Aug 19, 2021
  • Length: 01:57:59
  • Purchases: 11
Caption: Brandee Younger
We'll get steamy with the latest from Leon Bridges, plus sizzling songs from Solomon Burke, Gary US Bonds, and the Ohio Players, and we'll stretch ...

Bought by KAAD-LP, KMUN, KSTK, Georgia Public Broadcasting, WOUB and more


  • Added: Aug 12, 2021
  • Length: 01:57:59
  • Purchases: 10