WERU

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WERU in East Orland, Maine provides programming that is diverse, engaging, surprising, alternative, worldly and local.


WERU's sound is made possible by volunteer power, listener support and community participation. We offer diverse music and cultural programming, alternative news and community-centered public affairs programming. We are an independent and locally owned and operated community radio station, offering noncommercial programming to, for and by people living in our broadcast service area in Eastern and Central Maine. We invite you to browse our web site to find out more about WERU Community Radio!

Series

Caption: Bill Zildjian
6 Pieces

Bill Zildjian talks with world class drummers about the music that inspired them to play the drums. Meet the greatest drummers in the world, and hear their music choices.

  • From: WERU
  • Updated: Mar 27, 2015
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0 Pieces

58-minute musical and narrative documentary; great end-of-year special

  • From: WERU
  • Updated: Dec 20, 2007
Caption: Hammond organ virtuoso Billy Preston
12 Pieces

Join Sanguine Fromage for the best in funk, soul, and jazz. UpFront Soul, the show formerly known as The Nightfly... 120 minutes of soulful sounds to which you may get down!

  • From: WERU
  • Updated: Apr 15, 2015
Caption: Hammond organ virtuoso Billy Preston
267 Pieces

Join Sanguine Fromage for the best in funk, soul, and jazz. UpFront Soul... 120 minutes of soulful sounds to which you may get down!

  • From: WERU
  • Updated: Feb 13, 2020

Latest Pieces

Caption: Blue Mitchell
We dedicate this edition of UpFront Soul to the memory of Rep. John Lewis. We'll hear Bloody Sunday by The Cole Boyz, March on Selma by Blue Mitche...

Bought by Lower Cape Communications, Royalton Community Radio, KMRE-LP, and KMXT


  • Added: Jul 31, 2020
  • Length: 01:57:59
  • Purchases: 4
Caption: Kaleta
We’ll hear new music by Kaleta & Super Yamba Band and Amerigo Gazaway, send out a set to the water protectors with music by Prolific the Rapper, AK...

Bought by KAAD-LP, KZUM, WOUB, WLPR, Royalton Community Radio and more


  • Added: Jul 24, 2020
  • Length: 01:57:59
  • Purchases: 8
Caption: Jackie Opel
We'll travel to Jamaica with Jackie Opel, South Africa with Miriam Makeba, and Nigeria with Fred Fisher Atalobhor, plus we'll serve up plenty of st...

Bought by KAAD-LP, WOUB, and KMXT


  • Added: Jul 15, 2020
  • Length: 01:57:59
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: The Commodores
We'll Rise Up with the Commodores, hear soul from Edith Peters, and travel to Africa for great music from Idris Ackamoor & the Pyramids and Mor Thiam.

Bought by KAAD-LP, KHNS, KZUM, WOUB, WLPR and more


  • Added: Jul 10, 2020
  • Length: 01:58:00
  • Purchases: 9
Caption: Sarah Vaughan
Sarah Vaughan will bring us her version of the Stephen Sondheim anthem “Send in the Clowns,” a theme song appropriate to the circus that is 2020, p...

Bought by KMRE-LP, KAAD-LP, WOUB, Royalton Community Radio, Lower Cape Communications and more


  • Added: Jul 02, 2020
  • Length: 01:57:59
  • Purchases: 6
Caption: Beyonce
We'll hear songs of beauty, strength, and power, kicking off with the latest from Beyonce, plus new music from H.E.R., Leon Bridges, Alicia Keys, a...

Bought by WOUB, WLPR, Lower Cape Communications, Royalton Community Radio, KMRE-LP and more


  • Added: Jun 25, 2020
  • Length: 01:57:59
  • Purchases: 8
Caption: Passamahottie
We'll celebrate Pride in style with new music from Passamahottie, plus we'll hit the dance floor with disco legends Sylvester and the Village Peopl...

Bought by KMUN, KMRE-LP, KHNS, KAAD-LP, WLPR and more


  • Added: Jun 19, 2020
  • Length: 01:57:59
  • Purchases: 9
Caption: The Staple Singers
We bring you movement songs from Mavis Staples, The Staple Singers, and the Freedom Singers, revolutionary poetry by Gil Scott-Heron and The Last P...

Bought by KMRE-LP, KMUN, KAAD-LP, KHNS, WLPR and more


  • Added: Jun 12, 2020
  • Length: 01:57:59
  • Purchases: 9
Caption: Corona Cypher presented by Julian Gosin featuring ERION Williams, Paul Robertson, Winston Turner and Manuel Perkins Jr.
This week's episode of UpFront Soul is dedicated to the memory of George Floyd, with songs of struggle and hope from Rasheed Ali, Sam Cooke, Marvin...

Bought by KAAD-LP, KHNS, KMRE-LP, KZUM, WLPR and more


  • Added: Jun 05, 2020
  • Length: 01:57:59
  • Purchases: 10
Caption: Nat Adderley
We'll hear Nina Simone's take on the Five Stairsteps classic, Ooh Child, check out King Curtis' cover of The Weight by the Band, and spin Jerry Law...

Bought by KMRE-LP, KAAD-LP, WLPR, WOUB, Lower Cape Communications and more


  • Added: May 28, 2020
  • Length: 01:57:59
  • Purchases: 8