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A Pleasant(s) Evening at Sanders


Dick Pleasants

For the past forty years, Dick Pleasants has been a mainstay on Boston radio, as well as part of the Boston and New England music community. Over the years, he has staunchly supported dozens (maybe even hundreds) of musicians and has encouraged the launch of dozens of folk music venues. Boston has a reputation as a great music city. Dick Pleasants is one of those individuals who helped create that image.

For 40 years Dick has shared the music he loves with us. Many of his friends think it’s time for us to return that love. On Friday, January 7, 2011 at 7:00pm at Sanders Theater, several musicians and many of his friends will pay tribute to Dick in a one-of-a-kind, and once-in-a-lifetime celebration of a “really special guy” and “one of the most down-to-earth people you’ll ever meet.”

A Tribute to Dick from his friends include:

We're sorry, but this event is completely SOLD OUT. Please check back in a few weeks; we may have some news about a DVD of the event being available for sale.

To read some great articles about this event that have been covered by the local media:


Dick has worked at several radio stations over the past 40 years from commercial radio stations WCIB on Cape Cod to WATD in Marshfield and WBOS in Boston, to public radio stations WGBH and for the past 15 years at WUMB.

What's your favorite memory of Dick on the radio over the past 40 years? Send us an e-mail of your favorite Dick Pleasants-on-the-radio story or something special he's done to help local music and musicians. We may print it on our Dick Pleasants Tribute page.

Please help us get the word out about this special event to your friends and family! You can use Facebook, Twitter, E-mail, or you can print out copies of this PDF of our 11"x17" special full-color Hi-Resolution poster about the event and distribute it in your neighborhood.


*Proceeds will benefit WUMB's Capital Campaign, by naming a room after Dick Pleasants in the new WUMB Studios & Offices.

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