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
11 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
153 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: Jun 09, 2017

Latest Pieces

Caption: Dyke & the Blazers
We'll Move On Up with Curtis Mayfield, get down with the Foxy Girls in Oakland with Dyke & the Blazers, and blow Smoke Rings with Sam Cooke.

Bought by Royalton Community Radio, Lower Cape Communications, and KMXT


  • Added: May 17, 2018
  • Length: 01:57:59
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: Andre Williams
We'll get down with soul legend Andre Williams, hear from Omar, the godfather of UK soul, and catch a set of Latin grooves, kicked off by San Lazaro!

Bought by KZUM, WLPR, WOUB, KSRQ, Royalton Community Radio and more


  • Added: May 10, 2018
  • Length: 01:57:59
  • Purchases: 8
Caption: Redbone
We'll hear new music from Yasmin Lacey, check out an Indigenous set featuring Redbone, A Tribe Called Red, and N'we Jinan (joined by Penbscot youth...

Bought by KBBI, KZUM, KSRQ, WOUB, WLPR and more


  • Added: May 03, 2018
  • Length: 01:57:59
  • Purchases: 9
Caption: Hustlers Brass Band
We'll Talk Trash with Sam Cooke, get down with The Octopus with Billy Preston, and take a trip to the Crescent City with the Rebirth Brass Band, Ch...

Bought by WLPR, KZUM, WOUB, KSRQ, Royalton Community Radio and more


  • Added: Apr 27, 2018
  • Length: 01:57:59
  • Purchases: 7
Caption: Nikki Giovanni
We'll hear poets- many from the Harlem Renaissance and Black Arts Movements- reading their work, along with poetry set to music, and hip-hop. We'll...

Bought by WJAB, WLPR, KBBI, KSRQ, Royalton Community Radio and more


  • Added: Apr 18, 2018
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 8
Caption: The Simms Twins
We'll hear a new cut from Bosq with Nicole Willis, catch a rerelease of a killer track by Gabonese singer Jean Ondeno, and sample some sweet soul f...

Bought by WJAB, KBBI, WLPR, WOUB, KSRQ and more


  • Added: Apr 12, 2018
  • Length: 01:57:59
  • Purchases: 10
Caption: Keishera
We'll hear new music from Yasmin Lacey and Jessica Lauren, sample the Black Panther soundtrack with Kendrick Lamar & SZA, and hear a new cut from K...

Bought by WOUB, WLPR, KSRQ, Royalton Community Radio, WJAB and more


  • Added: Apr 05, 2018
  • Length: 01:57:59
  • Purchases: 7
Caption: Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
This week, we celebrate the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, and commemorate the 50th anniversary of his assassination (4/4/68). We'll hear from D...

Bought by WJAB, KMRE-LP, KZUM, KZYX, WOUB and more


  • Added: Mar 29, 2018
  • Length: 01:57:59
  • Purchases: 10
Caption: Martha High
In the first hour, we'll continue our celebration of Women's History Month with music from Martha High, Aretha Franklin, Tina Turner, Solange, and ...

Bought by WOUB, Lower Cape Communications, and KMXT


  • Added: Mar 22, 2018
  • Length: 01:57:59
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: Fannie Lou Hamer
We'll hear and celebrate the voices of women: Nina Simone, Roberta Flack, Joan Armatrading, and civil rights heroine Fannie Lou Hamer on this women...

Bought by KBBI, KMUD, WOUB, KSRQ, Royalton Community Radio and more


  • Added: Mar 15, 2018
  • Length: 01:57:59
  • Purchases: 9