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
165 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: Jun 09, 2017

Latest Pieces

Caption: The Last Poets
This week, JoJo and the fugitives serve up Chips Chicken Banana Split, we look back at this year's Newport Jazz Festival with Nicole Mitchell and G...

Bought by WLPR, WOUB, Royalton Community Radio, KZUM, and KMXT


  • Added: Aug 09, 2018
  • Length: 01:57:59
  • Purchases: 5
Caption: Sean Haefeli
We'll hear beautiful new music by Sean Haefeli, sizzle in the summer heat with Childish Gambino, Al Green, & James Reese & the Progressions, and qu...

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


  • Added: Aug 02, 2018
  • Length: 01:57:59
  • Purchases: 7
Caption: The Blackbyrds
We'll celebrate summer with sultry tunes from Childish Gambino, Kool & the Gang, and Sam Cooke, spin new tunes by Nerukhi, Freemen, and The Interne...

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


  • Added: Jul 26, 2018
  • Length: 01:57:59
  • Purchases: 7
Caption: Jackie Opel
We'll travel to Jamaica with Jackie Opel, South Africa with Miriam Makeba, and Nigeria with Fred Fisher Atalobhor, plus we'll serve up plenty of st...

Bought by KMRE-LP and Royalton Community Radio


  • Added: Jul 21, 2018
  • Length: 01:57:59
  • Purchases: 2
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 WLPR, KSRQ, WOUB, KMRE-LP, Royalton Community Radio and more


  • Added: Jul 12, 2018
  • Length: 01:57:59
  • Purchases: 8
Caption: William Onyeabor
We'll sample devilish funk from Gene Anderson, fumigate funky Broadway with Chris Kenner, and hear some wild Nigerian funk from William Onyeabor.

Bought by KMRE-LP, WOUB, WLPR, KSRQ, Royalton Community Radio and more


  • Added: Jul 05, 2018
  • Length: 01:57:59
  • Purchases: 8
Caption: Dorothy Donegan
We'll meditate on Independence Day with soulful songs on the state of the union with Allen Toussaint, Paul Robeson, and Jon Batiste, plus not one, ...

Bought by WVAS, KBBI, WOUB, WJAB, KSRQ and more


  • Added: Jun 29, 2018
  • Length: 01:58:00
  • Purchases: 9
Caption: Herbie Hancock
We'll sample vintage disco from South Africa, dig into a Joni Mitchell tribute from Herbie Hancock, and hear a plaintive, almost unbearably emotion...

Bought by KBBI, WJAB, Lower Cape Communications, WLPR, KPIP-LP and more


  • Added: Jun 23, 2018
  • Length: 01:57:59
  • Purchases: 9
Caption: RuPaul
This week, we wrap a rainbow flag around the turntables and celebrate Pride! We'll hear anthems from The Village People, RuPaul, and Carl Bean, and...

Bought by WJAB, WOUB, WLPR, KMRE-LP, Royalton Community Radio and more


  • Added: Jun 14, 2018
  • Length: 01:57:59
  • Purchases: 8
Caption: Babatunde Lea
We'll wrap up a soulful Father's Day package filled with Gil Scott-Heron, The Winstons, and Will Smith, plus Babatunde Lea's tribute to Leon Thomas...

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


  • Added: Jun 07, 2018
  • Length: 01:57:59
  • Purchases: 9