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
201 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: Sugaray Rayford
We'll hear new, blues-tinged tunes from Sugaray Rayford and Big Daddy Wilson, find Love in Them There Hills with The Vibrations, and hear the lates...

Bought by KBBI, WLPR, WOUB, Royalton Community Radio, KMXT and more


  • Added: Apr 19, 2019
  • Length: 01:57:59
  • Purchases: 6
Caption: Angie Fisher
We'll open a tax time anthem from Angie Fisher, hear Ben E. King's wrenchingly soulful ballad "It's All Over," and journey to West Africa with The ...

Bought by KZUM, WOUB, WLPR, KBBI, Royalton Community Radio and more


  • Added: Apr 11, 2019
  • Length: 01:57:59
  • Purchases: 8
Caption: Langston Hughes
We'll hear poets- many from the Harlem Renaissance and Black Arts Movements- reading their work, along with poetry set to music, and hip-hop. We'll...

Bought by KMRE-LP, KZUM, Royalton Community Radio, KBBI, WOUB and more


  • Added: Apr 04, 2019
  • Length: 01:57:59
  • Purchases: 8
Caption: Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
This week, we celebrate the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, and mourn his death on the anniversary of his assassination (4/4/68). We'll hear from...

Bought by KMRE-LP, KZUM, Lower Cape Communications, WLPR, KMXT and more


  • Added: Apr 01, 2019
  • Length: 01:57:59
  • Purchases: 6
Caption: Fishbone
We'll party with soon-to-retire funk giant George Clinton and his special guests, Fishbone, who'll be touring with him this summer; we'll board the...

Bought by KBBI, WOUB, WLPR, Lower Cape Communications, Royalton Community Radio and more


  • Added: Mar 21, 2019
  • Length: 01:57:59
  • Purchases: 7
Caption: Jackie Shane
We'll celebrate Women's History Month with empowering anthems from Aretha Franklin & the Eurythmics, Donna Summer & Chaka Khan, soulful strings & w...

Bought by KBBI, WLPR, WOUB, Royalton Community Radio, Lower Cape Communications and more


  • Added: Mar 15, 2019
  • Length: 01:57:59
  • Purchases: 6
Caption: Carl Anderson
We'll serve A Little Soul Food with Don "Sugarcane" Harris, hear Carl Anderson's impassioned performance as Judas from the movie soundtrack to Jesu...

Bought by KZUM, WLPR, KBBI, KMXT, WOUB and more


  • Added: Mar 07, 2019
  • Length: 01:57:59
  • Purchases: 7
Caption: Al "Carival Time" Johnson
It's Carnival time! We'll take you to the Crescent City with hot brass from the Rebirth Brass Band, the Sixth Ward All-Stars, and Los Hombres Calie...

Bought by Prairie Public, WOUB, WLPR, Royalton Community Radio, KMXT and more


  • Added: Feb 28, 2019
  • Length: 01:57:59
  • Purchases: 7
Caption: Fannie Lou Hamer
We'll celebrate Black History Month with powerful music from Nina Simone, Syl Johnson, and The Freedom Singers, plus we'll hear the voices of Dr. M...

Bought by Lower Cape Communications, WLPR, KSQD Santa Cruz, WOUB, Royalton Community Radio and more


  • Added: Feb 21, 2019
  • Length: 01:57:59
  • Purchases: 7
Caption: Rahsaan Roland Kirk
We'll lift our spirits with Rahsaan Roland Kirk, journey to Africa with Vieux Farka Toure, Tiliboo Afrobeat, and Tabukah "X", and stretch out with ...

Bought by WOUB, WLPR, Royalton Community Radio, Lower Cape Communications, KZUM and more


  • Added: Feb 15, 2019
  • Length: 01:57:59
  • Purchases: 6