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!
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 »
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 »
This week's "Featured Artist" is Stesha Cano, who will perform at the Fogfest Music & Art Festival Each morning at 7:45 we'll play a cut from her latest album For Greyson: American Traditions and give a copy away to a lucky listener. On Friday Denis Howard will interview Stesha by telephone at 8:30.
Easy to listen to, hard to define, singer-songwriter Stesha Cano has been making music in multiple genres since she stepped on the scene in 2005. Whether she’s singing jazz standards or rhythm and blues or modern pop, Stesha breathes life into every syllable.
Each morning we'll be giving away to a lucky listener Stesha's new CD. Read more »
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 »