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
11 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
465 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: Courtney Pine
We'll hear new soul jazz from Courtney Pine and Omar, feature a set of Herbie Hancock originals and covers, and head to South Africa to hear from H...

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


  • Added: Sep 04, 2017
  • Length: 01:57:59
  • Purchases: 8
Caption: Nikki Giovanni
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, WOUB, KSRQ, Royalton Community Radio, KISA Digital Studios and more


  • Added: Aug 23, 2017
  • Length: 01:57:59
  • Purchases: 9
Caption: Miles Davis
We'll hear tributes to Gershwin's Porgy and Bess from Al Green and Miles Davis, hear beautiful gospel from Liz Vice, and find out why we're overwei...

Bought by WJAB, WOMR, KZUM, KSRQ, WOUB and more


  • Added: Aug 17, 2017
  • Length: 01:57:59
  • Purchases: 7
Caption: Jackie Shane
We'll get a sneak preview of the new definitive collection of soul sensation Jackie Shane, hear De La Soul's homage to School House Rock, and hear ...

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


  • Added: Aug 14, 2017
  • Length: 01:57:59
  • Purchases: 9
Caption: James Reese & the Progressions
We'll hear a hot-off-the-presses rerelease of New Orleans funk from Claude and Hank Carbo, hear Billy Paul ask the musical question "Am I Black Eno...

Bought by WJAB, WOMR, KZUM, WOUB, KSRQ and more


  • Added: Aug 07, 2017
  • Length: 01:57:59
  • Purchases: 8
Caption: Gary U.S. Bonds
We'll travel to Ghana with Blay Ambolley, dive deep into soul with Gary U.S. Bonds, and get religion with The Gospel Clouds.

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


  • Added: Jul 20, 2017
  • Length: 01:57:59
  • Purchases: 7
Caption: Don Bryant
We'll hear the latest from veteran soul singer and songwriter Don Bryant, sample some divine disco, and hear from football player and soul man Rose...

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


  • Added: Jul 13, 2017
  • Length: 01:58:00
  • Purchases: 6
Caption: Tank & the Bangas
We'll hear from Tank & the Bangas, check out the latest from Ahmad Jamal, and sample some Syrian soul from Bassel & the Supernaturals.

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


  • Added: Jul 10, 2017
  • Length: 01:58:00
  • Purchases: 7
Caption: Bassel & The Supernaturals
We'll kick off with Syrian soul from Bassel & the Supernaturals, plus new music from Ahmad Jamal, and a new rerelease from Jimmy Preacher Ellis.

Bought by KIDE Hoopa Tribal Radio 91.3fm, KMRE-LP Bellingham, Wash., WJAB, Royalton Community Radio, WOUB and more


  • Added: Jun 08, 2017
  • Length: 01:58:00
  • Purchases: 8
Caption: Alemayehu Eshete
We'll hear new sounds from Ethiopia with Alemayehu Eshete, take a trip on the Cross Bronx Expressway, and do the boogaloo with Don Gardner.

Bought by KIDE Hoopa Tribal Radio 91.3fm, KMRE-LP Bellingham, Wash., Royalton Community Radio, WJAB, WOUB and more


  • Added: Jun 01, 2017
  • Length: 01:57:59
  • Purchases: 9