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
161 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

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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 KMRE-LP, Royalton Community Radio, Lower Cape Communications, KZUM, and KMXT


  • Added: Jul 12, 2018
  • Length: 01:57:59
  • Purchases: 5
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
Caption: Frankie Smith
It's a funkdown! We'll ride the Double Dutch Bus with Frankie Smith, Drop a Bomb with the Gap Band, and Give Up the Funk with Parliament.

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


  • Added: May 31, 2018
  • Length: 01:57:59
  • Purchases: 10
Caption: The Skull Snaps
We'll usher in a New Day with the Skull Snaps, celebrate Gemini birthdays with Cannonball Adderly and Joe Thomas, and check out Indigenous hip-hop ...

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


  • Added: May 24, 2018
  • Length: 01:57:59
  • Purchases: 8
Caption: Dyke & the Blazers
We'll Move On Up with Curtis Mayfield, get down with the Foxy Girls in Oakland with Dyke & the Blazers, and blow Smoke Rings with Sam Cooke.

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


  • Added: May 17, 2018
  • Length: 01:57:59
  • Purchases: 8
Caption: Andre Williams
We'll get down with soul legend Andre Williams, hear from Omar, the godfather of UK soul, and catch a set of Latin grooves, kicked off by San Lazaro!

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


  • Added: May 10, 2018
  • Length: 01:57:59
  • Purchases: 9