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
360 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: Sharon Jones
We'll hear new music from SUM, pay tribute to the late Sharon Jones, and hear Milton Nascimento's reimagining of John Lennon's "Imagine."

Bought by KPIP-LP, WJAB, KMRE-LP Bellingham, Wash., Royalton Community Radio, WOUB and more


  • Added: Dec 08, 2016
  • Length: 01:57:59
  • Purchases: 9
Caption: Somi
We'll hear the jazzy sounds of Somi, spin one from New Orleans favorite Ernie K-Doe, and get down with Nigerian saxophone legends Fela Kuti and Orl...

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


  • Added: Dec 01, 2016
  • Length: 01:57:59
  • Purchases: 9
Caption: Lucinda Slim
We'll kick off with smokin' soul from Lucinda Slim, plus music from Miss Tati, Barth Beasley, Ernest Ernie & the Sincerities, and many more. Add th...

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


  • Added: Nov 24, 2016
  • Length: 01:57:58
  • Purchases: 8
Caption: The Commodores
We'll Rise Up with the Commodores, We Shall Overcome with Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and the Freedom Singers, and Fight the Power with the Isley B...

Bought by WJAB, KMRE-LP Bellingham, Wash., Lower Cape Communications, WOUB, Prairie Public and more


  • Added: Nov 20, 2016
  • Length: 01:57:59
  • Purchases: 7
Caption: Joan Armatrading
We'll hear new music from Alicia Keys and Mahalia Jackson, and talk with Joan Armatrading about her new CD/DVD, "Me Myself I World Tour Live at Wol...

Bought by WJAB, KMRE-LP Bellingham, Wash., WOUB, KSRQ, Lower Cape Communications and more


  • Added: Nov 10, 2016
  • Length: 01:57:59
  • Purchases: 7
Caption: Mahalia Jackson
We'll hear a new release from queen of gospel Mahalia Jackson, do the popcorn with Kim Melvin, and get in touch with our animal instincts with a se...

Bought by WVAS, Royalton Community Radio, WJAB, WOUB, KZUM and more


  • Added: Nov 03, 2016
  • Length: 01:57:59
  • Purchases: 9
Caption: Natural Essence, Credit: David Gahr
This week, we'll be Killin' Time with Natural Essence, checking in with Richie Havens (and a song popularized by him), and scaring ourselves with S...

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


  • Added: Oct 28, 2016
  • Length: 01:57:59
  • Purchases: 7
Caption: Solange
We'll hear a new song from Solange, new gospel from Northern Ghana, and we'll hear from just-turned-90-year-old Chuck Berry.

Bought by WJAB, Lower Cape Communications, WOUB, KSRQ, KZUM and more


  • Added: Oct 20, 2016
  • Length: 01:57:59
  • Purchases: 7
Caption: Prince
We'll hear new music from Solange, Ted Winn, and EKO, get drenched in the Purple Rain with Prince, and hear a long set from the Original Pinettes B...

Bought by WJAB, KMRE-LP Bellingham, Wash., Lower Cape Communications, KSRQ, WOUB and more


  • Added: Oct 13, 2016
  • Length: 01:57:59
  • Purchases: 6
Caption: The Voices of East Harlem
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 KMRE-LP Bellingham, Wash., KZUM, WOUB, KSRQ, Prairie Public and more


  • Added: Oct 06, 2016
  • Length: 01:57:59
  • Purchases: 8