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
378 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: Mavis Staples
We'll hear the strong voices of women for Women's History Month, kicking off with Nona Hendryx and rolling on with Aretha Franklin, Mavis Staples, ...

Bought by WKMS, High Plains Public Radio, Lower Cape Communications, KCHW, KSTK and more


  • Added: Feb 24, 2022
  • Length: 01:57:59
  • Purchases: 13
Caption: Al "Carnival Time" Johnson
It's Carnival time! We'll take you to the Crescent City with hot brass from the Soul Rebels, Rebirth Brass Band, the Sixth Ward All-Stars, and Los ...

Bought by Lower Cape Communications, RADIOLEX, KCHW, KHNS, KSTK and more


  • Added: Feb 17, 2022
  • Length: 01:57:59
  • Purchases: 12
Caption: Maya Angelou
We'll celebrate Black History Month with powerful music from Nina Simone, Gil Scott-Heron, Mavis Staples, and The Freedom Singers, plus we'll hear ...

Bought by Lower Cape Communications, RADIOLEX, WJZP Portland Jazz and RnB , KCHW, WOUB and more


  • Added: Feb 10, 2022
  • Length: 01:57:59
  • Purchases: 10
Caption: Curtis Mayfield
We'll shake off the winter chill with smoldering songs from Joan Armatrading & Bill King with Wayne McGhie and Everton ‘Pablo’ Paul, and we'll hear...

Bought by Lower Cape Communications, RADIOLEX, KCHW, KZUM, KHNS and more


  • Added: Feb 03, 2022
  • Length: 01:58:00
  • Purchases: 12
Caption: Elza Soares
We'll remember the samba great Elza Soares, put on our Wigs with Fats Domino, dance to zydeco with Major Handy, Dwayne Dopsie, and Clifton Chenier,...

Bought by KMUN, Lower Cape Communications, KZUM, KCHW, KAAD-LP and more


  • Added: Jan 31, 2022
  • Length: 01:57:59
  • Purchases: 10
Caption: Ronnie Spector
We'll remember Ronnie Spector and Rachel Lee Nagy of the Detroit Cobras, hear new music from Khu.eex, and Rise Up with the Commodores.

Bought by KMUN, Lower Cape Communications, RADIOLEX, KZUM, WYAP and more


  • Added: Jan 20, 2022
  • Length: 01:57:59
  • Purchases: 13
Caption: Amandla ANC Cultural Ensemble
We'll honor the late Archbishop Desmond Tutu with music from the Amandla African National Congress Cultural Group, plus we'll hear a set featuring ...

Bought by KMUN, WJSU, Lower Cape Communications, KHNS, KAAD-LP and more


  • Added: Jan 13, 2022
  • Length: 01:57:59
  • Purchases: 11
Caption: Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
This week, 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,...

Bought by KMUN, Lower Cape Communications, RADIOLEX, KAAD-LP, KSTK and more


  • Added: Jan 06, 2022
  • Length: 01:57:59
  • Purchases: 10
Caption: Duke Ellington
We'll hear about reparations from Oscar Brown, Jr., spin a brass tribute to Duke Ellington from Slavic Soul Party!, check out some smoking gospel f...

Bought by KMUN, Lower Cape Communications, RADIOLEX, KAAD-LP, KHNS and more


  • Added: Dec 30, 2021
  • Length: 01:58:00
  • Purchases: 13
Caption: Barry Harris
We'll ring in the New Year with Sun Ra, Skydive with Alicia Keys, and pay tribute to bebop piano great Barry Harris who, sadly, recently passed on.

Bought by KUGS Bellingham, Wash., KHNS, RADIOLEX, KAAD-LP, KSTK and more


  • Added: Dec 23, 2021
  • Length: 01:58:00
  • Purchases: 11