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
366 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: Keishera
We'll hear new music from Yasmin Lacey and Jessica Lauren, sample the Black Panther soundtrack with Kendrick Lamar & SZA, and hear a new cut from K...

Bought by WOUB, WLPR , KSRQ, Royalton Community Radio, WJAB and more


  • Added: Apr 05, 2018
  • Length: 01:57:59
  • Purchases: 7
Caption: Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
This week, we celebrate the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, and commemorate the 50th anniversary of his assassination (4/4/68). We'll hear from D...

Bought by WJAB, KMRE-LP Bellingham, Wash., KZUM, KZYX, WOUB and more


  • Added: Mar 29, 2018
  • Length: 01:57:59
  • Purchases: 10
Caption: Martha High
In the first hour, we'll continue our celebration of Women's History Month with music from Martha High, Aretha Franklin, Tina Turner, Solange, and ...

Bought by WOUB, Lower Cape Communications, and KMXT


  • Added: Mar 22, 2018
  • Length: 01:57:59
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: Fannie Lou Hamer
We'll hear and celebrate the voices of women: Nina Simone, Roberta Flack, Joan Armatrading, and civil rights heroine Fannie Lou Hamer on this women...

Bought by KBBI Alaska, KMUD, WOUB, KSRQ, Royalton Community Radio and more


  • Added: Mar 15, 2018
  • Length: 01:57:59
  • Purchases: 9
Caption: Muthoni Drummer Queen
We'll hear new music from Jay Nemor, Khurangbin, and Muthoni Drummer Queen, plus a hard-hitting track from Gil Scott-Heron and sizzling soul from C...

Bought by KBBI Alaska, KMUD, WLPR , WOUB, KSRQ and more


  • Added: Mar 07, 2018
  • Length: 01:57:59
  • Purchases: 10
Caption: Rufus Harley
We'll check out a swingin' tune from soul jazz guitar great Melvin Sparks, hear Jazz Futures' tribute to Medgar Evers, and dig Rufus Harley's jazz ...

Bought by WOUB and Lower Cape Communications


  • Added: Mar 01, 2018
  • Length: 01:57:59
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Mor Thiam
We'll Rise Up with the Commodores, hear soul from Edith Peters, and travel to Africa for great music from Idris Ackamoor & the Pyramids and Mor Thiam.

Bought by WJAB, KZUM, KMRE-LP Bellingham, Wash., WSLR, WOUB and more


  • Added: Feb 22, 2018
  • Length: 01:58:00
  • Purchases: 9
Caption: The Freedom Singers
We'll celebrate Black History Month with powerful music from Nina Simone, Syl Johnson, and The Freedom Singers, plus we'll hear the voices of Dr. M...

Bought by Royalton Community Radio, KSRQ, WJAB, Lower Cape Communications, WOUB and more


  • Added: Feb 15, 2018
  • Length: 01:57:59
  • Purchases: 8
Caption: Rebirth Brass Band
It's Carnival time! We'll take you to the Crescent City with hot brass from the Rebirth Brass Band, the Sixth Ward All-Stars, and a new release by ...

Bought by Prairie Public, WJAB, WOUB, KSRQ, Royalton Community Radio and more


  • Added: Feb 08, 2018
  • Length: 01:57:59
  • Purchases: 7
Caption: Hugh Masekela
We'll pay tribute to the late South African trumpeter and anti-Apartheid activist Hugh Masekela, then give him a jazz funeral as we roll into a Car...

Bought by WJAB, KMRE-LP Bellingham, Wash., KZUM, Lower Cape Communications, KPIP-LP and more


  • Added: Feb 01, 2018
  • Length: 01:57:59
  • Purchases: 9