Maine Summertime Stories - July 27 in Bucksport

On Wednesday, July 27, 5:30-7:00 pm (doors open at 5:00) at the Alamo Theatre on Main Street in Bucksport, join us for an entertaining evening entitled “Maine Summertime Stories.” Come hear great stories on the theme of summertime in Maine, told by talented and engaging storytellers!  A suggested donation of $10 per person will be accepted at the door.  Free light refreshments will be provided.

We hope to see you there!

This event is presented by WERU Community Radio, Bucksport’s Wednesday on Main and Northeast Historic Film. Read more »

Back on the Air After Saturday Lightning Strike

WERU's studios took a lightning strike on Saturday late afternoon.  It caused damage to our broadcast, Internet and phone equipment.  We are now putting the pieces back together and are on the air and streaming on the Internet.  Phone service to and from the studio have not yet been restored, as we are waiting for new components to arrive.  Thank you for the well wishes! Read more »

99.9 Bangor is Back on the Air!

The low-power Bangor signal of WERU is back on the air after being down for two weeks due to technical problems.  Thank you for your patience and please enjoy listening to 99.9 in Bangor once again! Read more »

Democracy Now! Convention Coverage

Democracy Now! will expand to a daily two-hour broadcast during the 2016 Republican and Democratic National Conventions, which WERU will air weekdays from Monday, July 18 through Friday, July 29, 4 to 6 pm.  Join Amy Goodman and the Democracy Now! crew for coverage from Cleveland and Philadelphia, from the streets, to the suites, to the convention floor. "Breaking With Convention: War, Peace & the Presidency." We hope you tune in for perspectives outside the mainstream! Read more »

Volunteer Spotlight: Jeri Spurling

Jeri Spurling is the co-host of The Jazz Scene, Monday nights from 6:00 to 8:00 pm, alternating weeks with her co-host, William Ryan.  On the program she loosely follows a musical arc that begins with jazz selections that she refers to as “upbeat and peppy,” then on to calmer tempos around dinnertime, and finishing off with “edgier, funky, or raucous jazz to blend towards the blues at 8:00.”  Jeri aims for the show to have continuity and occassionally there will a theme, but she says that “the ear trumps all requirements.  It has to flow and sound good.” Read more »

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