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
330 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

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We'll hear new soul from Tanika Charles and Charles Bradley, ask for "Mercy" with the Cannonball Adderly Quintet, and "Make 'Em Bounce" with Jimmy B.

Bought by Lower Cape Communications, Prairie Public, KMUD, WOUB, KPIP-LP and more


  • Added: Jul 21, 2016
  • Length: 01:57:59
  • Purchases: 10
Caption: Aaron Myers
This week on UpFront Soul, Aaron Myers tells us "Black Lives Matter," we'll hear the words of Civil Rights icon Ella Baker as interpreted by Sweet ...

Bought by WJAB, KZUM, KMRE-LP Bellingham, Wash., KSRQ, KCMJ Community Radio and more


  • Added: Jul 14, 2016
  • Length: 01:57:59
  • Purchases: 6
Caption: The Mahotella Queens
We'll boogie with Rasputin's Stash, travel to South Africa with the Mahotella Queens, and hear a revolutionary song from Gil Scott-Heron.

  • Added: Jul 11, 2016
  • Length: 01:57:59
Caption: Kim Weston
We'll celebrate independence with Jon Batiste and Jimi Hendrix, and hear Kim Weston's interpretation of "Lift Ev'ry Voice and Sing," also known as ...

Bought by WJAB, KMXT, Prairie Public, WJAB, KZUM and more


  • Added: Jun 30, 2016
  • Length: 01:57:59
  • Purchases: 9
Caption: William Onyeabor
We'll sample devilish funk from Gene Anderson, fumigate funky Broadway with Chris Kenner, and hear some wild Nigerian funk from William Onyeabor.

Bought by KMXT, WJAB, KMRE-LP Bellingham, Wash., KZUM, KSRQ and more


  • Added: Jun 23, 2016
  • Length: 01:57:59
  • Purchases: 8
Caption: Cassandra Wilson
We'll hear a song for fathers & daughters from Gil Scott-Heron, experience some out-of-this-world hip-hop from Copperwire, and the sultry sounds of...

Bought by Prairie Public, KZUM, KMRE-LP Bellingham, Wash., WJAB, KSRQ and more


  • Added: Jun 16, 2016
  • Length: 01:57:59
  • Purchases: 7
Caption: Betty Davis
We'll get wild with Betty Davis, hear from James Junior (fronting Speedometer), and check out a rare Jimi Hendrix tune.

Bought by KMRE-LP Bellingham, Wash., KZUM, Prairie Public, WJAB, KSRQ and more


  • Added: Jun 09, 2016
  • Length: 01:57:59
  • Purchases: 7
Caption: Baby Charles
We'll get down with Baby Charles, slip into darkness with the Dayton Sidewinders, and get funky Latin style with Seguida.

Bought by Prairie Public, KMRE-LP Bellingham, Wash., KZUM, KSRQ, KCMJ Community Radio and more


  • Added: Jun 02, 2016
  • Length: 01:57:59
  • Purchases: 7
Caption: Rasputin's Stash
We'll hear soulful funk from Rasputin's Stash, new music from Laura Mvula, and gospel from Operation Breadbasket Orchestra leader Ben Branch.

Bought by Prairie Public, KMRE-LP Bellingham, Wash., KZUM, KSRQ, WJAB and more


  • Added: May 26, 2016
  • Length: 01:57:59
  • Purchases: 7
Caption: Judy Clay
We'll hear newly rereleased disco gospel from Betty Griffin; a selection from a fantastic jazz funk musical, Black Fairy; and a crazy soul cover of...

Bought by KZUM, KMRE-LP Bellingham, Wash., WJAB, KSRQ, KCMJ Community Radio and more


  • Added: May 19, 2016
  • Length: 01:57:59
  • Purchases: 6