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
317 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: Gift of Gab
We'll celebrate Latin soul and jazz with Arturo O' Farrill & the Afro Latin Jazz Orchestra, Joe Bataan, and the TNT Band, plus we'll hear new music...

Bought by RADIOLEX and KMXT


  • Added: Jul 22, 2021
  • Length: 01:57:59
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: The Pazant Brothers
We'll Move On Up with Curtis Mayfield, get down with the Foxy Girls in Oakland with Dyke & the Blazers, and blow Smoke Rings with Sam Cooke.

Bought by KMUN, Georgia Public Broadcasting, KMRE-LP Bellingham, Wash., Lower Cape Communications, RADIOLEX and more


  • Added: Jul 15, 2021
  • Length: 01:57:59
  • Purchases: 8
Caption: Herbie Hancock
We'll sample vintage disco from South Africa, dig into a Joni Mitchell tribute from Herbie Hancock, and hear a plaintive, almost unbearably emotion...

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


  • Added: Jul 01, 2021
  • Length: 01:57:59
  • Purchases: 9
Caption: Nat Turner Rebellion
We'll celebrate Juneteenth in style this week (we do celebrate Juneteenth every year on UpFront Soul) with music from Roberta Flack, The Nat Turner...

Bought by RADIOLEX, KAAD-LP, KMRE-LP Bellingham, Wash., WLPR , Georgia Public Broadcasting and more


  • Added: Jun 24, 2021
  • Length: 01:57:59
  • Purchases: 8
Caption: Billy Porter
We'll celebrate Pride in style with powerful tracks from Billy Porter and Passamahottie, plus we'll hit the dance floor with disco legends Sylveste...

Bought by RADIOLEX, KHNS, KAAD-LP, KMUN, WLPR and more


  • Added: Jun 19, 2021
  • Length: 01:57:59
  • Purchases: 10
Caption: Beyonce
We'll hear songs of beauty, strength, and power, kicking off with Beyonce, featuring a new track from the Sons of Kemet, plus powerful music from H...

Bought by KAAD-LP, Georgia Public Broadcasting, WLPR , WOUB, KMRE-LP Bellingham, Wash. and more


  • Added: Jun 11, 2021
  • Length: 01:57:50
  • Purchases: 8
Caption: Sons of Kemet
A flask of funk, a loaf of bread, and thou! We'll get down with The Rubaiyats as they sing of Omar Khyyam, spin new jazz from Sons of Kemet and Ant...

Bought by KAAD-LP, KMUN, KMRE-LP Bellingham, Wash., WLPR , Georgia Public Broadcasting and more


  • Added: Jun 03, 2021
  • Length: 01:57:59
  • Purchases: 9
Caption: Rasheed Ali
We'll spin a track from 1968 featuring Rasheed Ali's new album, plus we'll start off an Afro-Latin set with new music from Arturo O'Farrill & the A...

Bought by KAAD-LP, WLPR , Georgia Public Broadcasting, WOUB, KMRE-LP Bellingham, Wash. and more


  • Added: May 27, 2021
  • Length: 01:57:59
  • Purchases: 8
Caption: Patrice Quinn
We'll hear from incredibly soulful vocalists Patrice Quinn, Dolette McDonald, and Bettye LaVette, stretch out with jazz from Herbie Hancock, Anthon...

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


  • Added: May 21, 2021
  • Length: 01:57:59
  • Purchases: 10
Caption: Jerry Lawson
We'll kick off a set for Geminis from Nat Adderly's Soul Zodiac, hear Nina Simone's take on the Five Stairsteps classic, Ooh Child, check out King ...

Bought by Georgia Public Broadcasting, KAAD-LP, WLPR , WOUB, Lower Cape Communications and more


  • Added: May 14, 2021
  • Length: 01:57:59
  • Purchases: 8