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
449 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: Gil Scott-Heron
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 KMRE-LP Bellingham, Wash., Georgia Public Broadcasting, Prairie Public, RADIOLEX, KAAD-LP and more


  • Added: Feb 25, 2024
  • Length: 01:57:59
  • Purchases: 13
Caption: Syl Johnson
We'll set the turntables ablaze in a disco inferno with smoldering numbers from Syl Johnson, Peter Brown, The Village People, and, of course, The T...

Bought by KMRE-LP Bellingham, Wash., WOMR, Georgia Public Broadcasting, Prairie Public, KAAD-LP and more


  • Added: Feb 18, 2024
  • Length: 01:57:59
  • Purchases: 15
Caption: Billy Wooten
We'll hear heavy funk from Chester Randle's Soul Senders and Billy Garner, feast on Memphis Soul Stew with King Curtis by request, and enjoy a heap...

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


  • Added: Jan 26, 2024
  • Length: 01:57:59
  • Purchases: 15
Caption: Les McCann
We'll pay tribute to the late, great Les McCann, spin some tunes from the Crescent City courtesy of The Meters and Chocolate Milk, and celebrate Ge...

Bought by RADIOLEX, KMUN, KMRE-LP Bellingham, Wash., KZUM, Prairie Public and more


  • Added: Jan 20, 2024
  • Length: 01:57:59
  • Purchases: 13
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 KMRE-LP Bellingham, Wash., KAAD-LP, Georgia Public Broadcasting, KZUM, WOUB and more


  • Added: Jan 13, 2024
  • Length: 01:57:59
  • Purchases: 12
Caption: Patrice Rushen
We'll start out with a set of wickedly funky tunes from Peter Brown (Do You Wanna Get Funky With Me?), Gene Anderson (The Devil Made Me Do It) and ...

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


  • Added: Jan 05, 2024
  • Length: 01:57:59
  • Purchases: 14
Caption: The Chambers Brothers
We'll hear music from your favorite films from Deodato and Billy Paul, spend time Standing in the Grits Line with Don Covay, and get Funky with The...

Bought by KMUN, WOMR, KMRE-LP Bellingham, Wash., KZUM, Georgia Public Broadcasting and more


  • Added: Dec 28, 2023
  • Length: 01:57:59
  • Purchases: 15
Caption: Bobbi Humphrey
We'll partake of Skunk Juice with The Pazant Brothers and Homemade Jam with Bobbi Humphrey, and invite you to Move Your Hand with Lonnie Smith befo...

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


  • Added: Dec 24, 2023
  • Length: 01:57:59
  • Purchases: 11
Caption: Rufus Thomas
We'll get in touch with our animal natures with Cab Calloway (The Viper's Drag), Dr. Horse, and Rufus Thomas (The Funky Penguin), take the Funky Bu...

Bought by WOMR, KMRE-LP Bellingham, Wash., Prairie Public, Georgia Public Broadcasting, KAAD-LP and more


  • Added: Dec 16, 2023
  • Length: 01:57:57
  • Purchases: 14
Caption: The Fatback Band
We'll Do the Bus Stop with the Fatback Band, hit the dance floor for the Astrological Soul Train with Bobby Boseman, and Shout Bamalama with Otis R...

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


  • Added: Dec 09, 2023
  • Length: 01:57:59
  • Purchases: 14