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
326 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: Ella Baker
We bring you the sounds of soulful sisterhood as we celebrate Women's History Month. We'll get out on the dance floor with Chaka Khan and Gloria Ga...

Bought by KMUN, KPIP-LP, and KMXT


  • Added: Mar 12, 2015
  • Length: 01:58:00
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: Bobby Humphrey
We celebrate Women's History Month with the iconic voices of Aretha Franklin and Eartha Kitt, pioneering instrumentalists like Bobbi Humphrey, and ...

Bought by KPIP-LP, WJAB, and KMXT


  • Added: Mar 05, 2015
  • Length: 01:57:59
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: The Trammps
We spin some sizzling disco from Instant Funk and The Trammps, travel to Nigeria with Femi Kuti and The Elcados, and raise the roof with gospel pow...

Bought by KPIP-LP and KMXT


  • Added: Feb 26, 2015
  • Length: 01:57:59
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Nikki Giovanni
We'll hear poets- many from the Harlem Renaissance and Black Arts Movements- reading their work, along with poetry set to music, and hip-hop. We'll...

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


  • Added: Feb 11, 2015
  • Length: 01:57:59
  • Purchases: 6
Caption: Nina Simone
We feature funk, soul, and jazz designed to inspire and empower from Nina Simone, Roberta Flack, and Gil Scott-Heron, interspersed with the voices ...

Bought by KPIP-LP, WJAB, and KMXT


  • Added: Feb 11, 2015
  • Length: 01:58:00
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: The Red Flame Hunters All-Youth Mardi Gras Indian Tribe, Credit: https://www.facebook.com/redflamehunters
We bring you a slew of Crescent City tunes to take you on a virtual trip to Carnival in New Orleans. We'll bring you old favorites from Irma Thomas...

Bought by KPIP-LP, KAWC / Border Radio - KOFA, and KMXT


  • Added: Feb 05, 2015
  • Length: 01:57:59
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: Big Chief Theodore "Bo" Dollis
We pay tribute to New Orleans legend Big Chief Bo Dollis, hear a set of Motor City tunes, featuring sisters Erma and Aretha Franklin, and experienc...

Bought by KPIP-LP and KMXT


  • Added: Jan 29, 2015
  • Length: 01:57:59
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Big Chief Monk Boudreaux
It's Carnival Time! The Nightfly gives you a seat in the reviewing stand as the Mardi Gras parade rolls by. We'll bring you big noise from brass ba...

Bought by KZUM, KPIP-LP, KBYS 88.3 FM, and KMXT


  • Added: Jan 24, 2015
  • Length: 01:57:59
  • Purchases: 4
Caption: The Village People
We'll escape winter's chill with sizzling tunes from The Village People, James Reese & the Progressions, and The Hesitations, and jump-start the Ca...

Bought by KPIP-LP and KMXT


  • Added: Jan 22, 2015
  • Length: 01:57:59
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. delivering his I Have A Dream speech at the 1963 Civil Rights March on Washington, Credit: National Archives
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, soul, jazz...

Bought by WUKY, KPIP-LP, KBRP Community Radio, and KMXT


  • Added: Jan 15, 2015
  • Length: 01:57:59
  • Purchases: 4