Live from the American Folk Festival - August 29 & 30!

WERU Community Radio will broadcast live from the American Folk Festival (August 28-30) for the 13th year in a row on Saturday, August 29, 12-6pm and Sunday, August 30, 12-6pm.  We'll have great live performances from the Railroad Stage as well as interviews with some of the artists.  You'll hear from WERU volunteers and staff doing interviews and sharing information about the radio station.  We'll also have a booth right adjacent to the entrance to the Railroad Stage for you to stop by, say hi to some WERU folks and buy a station Tshirt and hat.  Tune in if you can't make it to the festival and stop on by if you're there - we'd love to meet you!  And remember, this broadcast, as is everything on WERU, is made possible by listener support!  Thank you! Read more »

Belfast Peace Festival Live Broadcast Aug. 28

For the second year in a row, WERU Community Radio will broadcast live from the Belfast Peace Festival on this coming Friday, August 28th from 6 to 10 PM, hosted by WERU DJ’s Cheryl Morin and Erik Klausmeyer, aka DJ Marquard. They’ll be doing their regularly scheduled shows LIVE on location on the Belfast Common, right on the waterfront in downtown Belfast, next to the Boathouse. Come on down to enjoy the music in person, or tune in to your community radio station to hear the performance live. Read more »

Make WERU a Part of Your Legacy

Since 1988, WERU has brought you programming that’s informative, inspiring and entertaining. Over the years, you’ve listened with us, shared with us, and grown with us. Heard the latest news and music from your community and your world, and helped fund that programming with your generous contributions. You’ve made an impact, and now you can make a lasting one. By making a planned gift to WERU, you help ensure that Community Radio will be heard in your region by generations to come. Find more information about planned giving opportunities with WERU here or call General Manager Matt Murphy at 207-469-6600. Read more »

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Volunteer Spotlight: Sarah O’Malley, Host of World Around Us

Sarah O'Malley is the longtime host of WERU's World Around Us, a weekly (Saturdays at 8:30AM) science and nature short feature show.  Sarah is a Maine native, having grown up in quiet North Castine where she fondly remembers summers spent running around in the woods and biking the four miles into town.  Sarah attended George Stevens Academy in nearby Blue Hill.  Sarah currently resides in Sedgwick with her two dogs, two cats, chickens, and her mountain guide husband, Dick Chasse.  Sarah’s extended family still live in the Castine area, and she has the good fortune of enjoying being an aunt to niece,Caitlin and nephew,Will.  Regular listeners might recognize Caitlin from her guest stints on World Around Us.  Sarah teaches Ocean Science at Maine Maritime Academy in Castine. Read more »

Music Review: Never Shout Never - Black Cat

Released August 7, 2015
Reviewed by Cody Garland, WERU Intern

Christofer Drew is the exception to the rule. Having dropped out of high school to pursue a career in music, he has found his stride and grown in popularity since his days posting original works on You Tube for fun. A rarity in the digital age, Drew has begun to separate himself from the pack and distinguish himself as a force to be reckoned with as the band Never Shout Never. Whether it be a 60s bubblegum pop throwback, a wonderfully performed ballad or a compilation of funky loud noise rock, Drew can do it all, and the latest evidence of this can be found in his newly released album, Black Cat. Read more »


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