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: Melvin Sparks
We'll check out a newly re-released tune from soul jazz guitar great Melvin Sparks, hear Jazz Futures' tribute to Medgar Evers, and dig Rufus Harle...

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


  • Added: Sep 29, 2016
  • Length: 01:57:59
  • Purchases: 7
Caption: The Isley Brothers
We'll hear a Gil Scott-Heron cover from Penny Goodwyn, serve up some Cold Bologna with the Isley Brothers, and hear Nikki Giovanni's poem for Areth...

Bought by WJAB, KZUM, WOUB, KSRQ, and KMXT


  • Added: Sep 23, 2016
  • Length: 01:57:59
  • Purchases: 5
Caption: Shodekeh
We'll break down with some South African disco from Neville Nash, hear the unearthly sounds of Tuvan throat singing combined with beatboxing from S...

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


  • Added: Sep 15, 2016
  • Length: 01:57:59
  • Purchases: 6
Caption: Jessica Care Moore
We'll hear a brass tribute to Duke Ellington from Slavic Soul Party!, check out some smoking new gospel from Spirit of Love, and hear Jessica Care ...

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


  • Added: Sep 08, 2016
  • Length: 01:58:00
  • Purchases: 6
Caption: Rasheed Ali
We'll hear the newest releases from the Athens of the North and Cultures of Soul labels, plus hear an interview with Rasheed Ali, whose latest rele...

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


  • Added: Sep 01, 2016
  • Length: 01:57:59
  • Purchases: 6
Caption: Bobby Hutcherson
We'll open up with the late, great Bobby Hutcherson, kick back with Jimmy Cliff, and hear a wild and wonderful brass band version of Marvin Gaye's ...

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


  • Added: Aug 25, 2016
  • Length: 01:57:59
  • Purchases: 7
Caption: Herbie Hancock
We'll sample newly released vintage disco from South Africa, dig into a Joni Mitchell tribute from Herbie Hancock, and hear a plaintive, almost unb...

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


  • Added: Aug 18, 2016
  • Length: 01:57:59
  • Purchases: 7
Caption: Loretta Long
We'll visit The Streets of Harlem with La Mount Zeno Theater, hear some Happy Talk from Loretta Long (Susan from Sesame Street), and hear a powerfu...

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


  • Added: Aug 11, 2016
  • Length: 01:57:59
  • Purchases: 7
Caption: Chocolate Milk
We'll sample some unusual soul foods: Cookie Crumbs with Ray and his Musical Family, Fish Heads with Slim & the Soulful Saints, and finally, we'll ...

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


  • Added: Aug 04, 2016
  • Length: 01:57:59
  • Purchases: 8
Caption: Don "Sugarcane" Harris
We'll open up with divine disco from the Gospelaires of Dayton, get in touch with the "Love Within" with James Tillman, and hear some crazy fiddle ...

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


  • Added: Jul 28, 2016
  • Length: 01:58:07
  • Purchases: 8