Come to WERU’s 30th (yes, 30th) Birthday Open House on Saturday, April 28, 11 a.m.-2 p.m. We’ll have great live music, pizza and potluck salads, station tours, WERU apparel and totes for sale, and a used music sale. And if that’s not enough, admission to the party is free! (Also, help spiff up the grounds at WERU’s Spring Clean-up Day on Saturday, April 21, 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Bring shovels, rakes, tarps, gloves, etc. We’ll provide snacks.)
Get your limited edition WERU 30th Birthday t-shirt at our Open House on April 28! Modeled here by Joel Raymond, Denis Howard, Willie Marquart and Chuck Markowitz. Additional colors and women’s cut t-shirts are available as well. See you at the Open House!
WERU Community Radio is looking towards the future and we need you to add your voice to the “Voice of Many Voices” by taking our listener survey. Our Board of Directors and Staff have begun a strategic planning project in which listener input and insights are essential. We want to know what you think about WERU, so please take a few minutes to take our survey. You can do it anonymously or provide your email at the end of the survey and possibly win a WERU tote and hat. Thank you!
Due to popular demand, the deadline for completing the survey has been extended to Friday, April 20.
Featured Artist of the Week
The contemporary folk musician John Gorka is our “Featured Artist” this week. Each morning at 7:45 AM our volunteer disc jockey will play a cut from his new album “True In Time” and will give away (Monday, April 23rd through Wednesday, April 25th) a free copy of the album and (Thursday, April 26th & Friday, April 27th) a FREE pair of tickets to his show at One Longfellow Square (181 State Street in Portland) on Friday, April 27th at 8 PM.
On Friday, April 27th at 8:30 AM DJ Denis will interview John live over the telephone lines.
Phil Norris is a one of the founders of WERU and is currently the host of Folk Music with Cousin Phil, heard every Monday morning from 9:00 to 10:00. Here’s a bit about Phil in his own words…
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Headlines for April 20, 2018
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