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
343 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: Ronnie Spector
We'll remember Ronnie Spector and Rachel Lee Nagy of the Detroit Cobras, hear new music from Khu.eex, and Rise Up with the Commodores.

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


  • Added: Jan 20, 2022
  • Length: 01:57:59
  • Purchases: 6
Caption: Amandla ANC Cultural Ensemble
We'll honor the late Archbishop Desmond Tutu with music from the Amandla African National Congress Cultural Group, plus we'll hear a set featuring ...

Bought by Lower Cape Communications, KHNS, KAAD-LP, WLPR , KMRE-LP Bellingham, Wash. and more


  • Added: Jan 13, 2022
  • Length: 01:57:59
  • Purchases: 9
Caption: Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
This week, we honor the life and work of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. We'll hear excerpts of his sermons, speeches, and interviews, along with funk,...

Bought by Lower Cape Communications, RADIOLEX, KAAD-LP, KSTK, WLPR and more


  • Added: Jan 06, 2022
  • Length: 01:57:59
  • Purchases: 9
Caption: Duke Ellington
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 Lower Cape Communications, RADIOLEX, KAAD-LP, KHNS, KSTK and more


  • Added: Dec 30, 2021
  • Length: 01:58:00
  • Purchases: 12
Caption: Barry Harris
We'll ring in the New Year with Sun Ra, Skydive with Alicia Keys, and pay tribute to bebop piano great Barry Harris who, sadly, recently passed on.

Bought by KUGS Bellingham, Wash., KHNS, RADIOLEX, KAAD-LP, KSTK and more


  • Added: Dec 23, 2021
  • Length: 01:58:00
  • Purchases: 11
Caption: Louis Armstrong
We're funkin' in a winter wonderland this week, celebrating the season with Cheech & Chong, Run DMC, and Miles Davis, plus we'll spin a trio of blu...

Bought by KAAD-LP, WOJB, KHNS, KSTK, Georgia Public Broadcasting and more


  • Added: Dec 16, 2021
  • Length: 01:57:59
  • Purchases: 12
Caption: Miles Davis
We'll hear a track from Khu.eex's new album, Wooch, and kick off a Latin set with a single by Cortijo Y Su Combo hot off the presses from Rocafort ...

Bought by WMOT, Lower Cape Communications, KAAD-LP, KHNS, KSTK and more


  • Added: Dec 09, 2021
  • Length: 01:57:59
  • Purchases: 11
Caption: Sly Stone at Woodstock
We'll hear songs about the power of love from The Barons, Sam Cooke, and Joan Armatrading, head back to Woodstock and Dance to the Music with Sly a...

Bought by KMUN, WOJB, KHNS, KAAD-LP, KSTK and more


  • Added: Dec 02, 2021
  • Length: 01:57:59
  • Purchases: 13
Caption: Kahil El'Zabar
We'll hear songs of hope and uplift from the Kahil El'Zabar Quartet, Curtis Mayfield, and Nina Simone, spin a set of Afrobeat from Seun Kuti & Egyp...

Bought by KMUN, WOJB, Lower Cape Communications, KHNS, KAAD-LP and more


  • Added: Nov 25, 2021
  • Length: 01:57:59
  • Purchases: 12
Caption: Joy Harjo, U.S. Poet Laureate
November is Native American Heritage Month! We'll celebrate with two hours of Indigenous funk, soul, jazz, and hip-hop! We'll hear from Khu.eex, Jo...

Bought by Lower Cape Communications, KAAD-LP, KMRE-LP Bellingham, Wash., RADIOLEX, KSTK and more


  • Added: Nov 18, 2021
  • Length: 01:57:59
  • Purchases: 10