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
462 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: Isaac Hayes
We'll hear songs about the power of love from The Barons, Sam Cooke, and Joan Armatrading, head back to Woodstock and Dance to the Music with Sly a...

Bought by Raven Radio, WOMR, KZUM, Georgia Public Broadcasting, Prairie Public and more


  • Added: Oct 14, 2023
  • Length: 01:57:59
  • Purchases: 12
Caption: The Voices of East Harlem
We'll fly high with The Voices of East Harlem, hear a rehearsal take of Miles Davis' "In A Silent Way," and tip our hats to birthday Librans with C...

Bought by WOMR, Prairie Public, RADIOLEX, Georgia Public Broadcasting, KZUM and more


  • Added: Oct 07, 2023
  • Length: 01:57:59
  • Purchases: 12
Caption: Fishbone
We'll hear funky and soulful covers from The Jimmy Castor Bunch, Jimmy McGriff, Billy Paul, and Fishbone, get the spirit with a live performance fr...

Bought by RADIOLEX, Georgia Public Broadcasting, Prairie Public, KAAD-LP, KZUM and more


  • Added: Sep 29, 2023
  • Length: 01:57:43
  • Purchases: 13
Caption: Alice Coltrane
We'll spin a spiritual side from Alice Coltrane, spend some time Hangin' Out with Bobby Hutcherson, and enjoy some Chocolate Milk and Black Sugar.

Bought by KMUN, WOMR, RADIOLEX, KZUM, Prairie Public and more


  • Added: Sep 23, 2023
  • Length: 01:57:24
  • Purchases: 14
Caption: The Coasters
We'll shake it all up and see where it lands on this eclectic edition of UpFront Soul, featuring a transcendent Indo-jazz interpretation of Pharoah...

Bought by Raven Radio, KMUN, WOMR, Prairie Public, KSRQ and more


  • Added: Sep 15, 2023
  • Length: 01:57:59
  • Purchases: 15
Caption: The Olympics
We'll do the Hully Gully Twist with King Curtis and The Slop with The Olympics, spin brand new funk direct from Japan from ENDRECHERI, and hear The...

Bought by KMUN, WOMR, Georgia Public Broadcasting, Prairie Public, KZUM and more


  • Added: Sep 08, 2023
  • Length: 01:57:59
  • Purchases: 14
Caption: Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
We'll celebrate the 60th anniversary of the 1963 March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom with music from Mahalia Jackson, the SNCC Freedom Singers...

Bought by KMUN, Georgia Public Broadcasting, Prairie Public, KAAD-LP, KZUM and more


  • Added: Sep 01, 2023
  • Length: 01:57:59
  • Purchases: 13
Caption: Fela Kuti
We’ll swing with Blanche Calloway and her little brother Cab, get soulful with Rasheed Ali, and delve into Afrobeat with Femi Kuti, his dad Fela, a...

Bought by KMUN, WOMR, KHNS, RADIOLEX, Prairie Public and more


  • Added: Aug 25, 2023
  • Length: 01:56:38
  • Purchases: 14
Caption: Mel Alston, Jr.
We'll hear sweet soul from Mel Alston, Jr., hear an irresistible beat from Cameroon via Nigeria courtesy of Colonel Faat, and get funky with Johnny...

Bought by KMUN, WOMR, Georgia Public Broadcasting, KZUM, KAAD-LP and more


  • Added: Aug 17, 2023
  • Length: 01:57:59
  • Purchases: 17
Caption: Baby Washington
We'll hear funky stuff from The Pazant Brothers, have Breakfast in Bed with Baby Washington, and get Caught Making Love with Roger Hatcher.

Bought by KMUN, WOMR, WYAP, KZUM, KAAD-LP and more


  • Added: Aug 11, 2023
  • Length: 01:57:59
  • Purchases: 22