The recording was made on March 23 at The Gatherings in Surry. It is unedited and allows you to listen in on the entire program of “neighbors telling tall tales of Surry from some old timers. True or nearly so.” Listen now!
On Sunday, April 14, Charlie Pugh hosted two excellent and charming local musicians who performed live in the studio during the last hour of Sunday Morning Coffeehouse from 9 – 10 a.m. Ruth Grierson and Debbie Krysak, known around Mount Desert Island and beyond as “The Unique Duo,” chatted with Charlie and played a wide range of music including Celtic, country, classical, show tunes, rags, waltzes, French, ethnic and – well – you name it! (Portrait is of Ruth Grierson by Southwest Harbor artist Chris Gray.)
On Wednesday, April 10, On the Wing host Will Mathewson welcomed to the airwaves excellent sibling rockers Jocelyn and Chris Arndt, who performed originals and shared their story as professional musicians. Listen or watch their interview and studio performance! Thanks to Jocelyn and Chris for joining us!
On Talk of the Towns, Friday, April 12, 10-11 a.m., the topic was the Union River and the status of relicensing for electrical generation. The Union River watershed stretches from above Route 9 in Aurora to Union River Bay, draining about 500 square miles of Hancock and Penobscot Counties. LISTEN NOW!
On Power for the People April 2nd, host Steve Kahl and guest Kay Mann, Outreach Coordinator for Maine Green Power, talked about the Maine Green Power Program, Maine renewable power sources, and the proposal for a consumer owned utility in Maine. If you missed it, you can listen here
And the April 4th edition of Maine Currents with host Amy Browne featured Maulian Dana (l) and Bree Newsome (m) (Robert Shetterly on the right) speaking about the legacy of systemic racism in the US and what can be done to dismantle it, at a recent Americans Who Tell the Truth event. Bree Newsome became famous in June of 2015 when she climbed the flagpole outside the State House in Columbia, South Carolina and took down the Confederate Flag. Maulian Dana is Tribal Ambassador of the Penobscot Nation, and has been a leader in the movement to discontinue the use of Indian mascots in Maine. Listen to Maine Currents and also find the full length, unedited 2 hour presentation here.
Featured Artist of the Week
David Bromberg Quintet is our “Featured Artist” this week. Each morning at 7:45 AM our volunteer disc jockey will play a cut from their most recent record and will then give away a FREE pair of guest list passes to see them perform on Friday, April 26th from 8 – 11 PM in the Waterville Opera House (One Common Street) to a lucky listener.
DJ Denis will chat live with David via telephone this Friday (April 26th) at 8:30 AM (ET)!
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