WUMB November Program Guide

In the News

From the Desk of the Programming Director

Thank you!

I wanted to take a quick moment and truly thank each of you who took the time to donate during our recent Fall Member Drive. I’m continuously amazed at the number of listeners who in turn support the station. You hear lots of other Public Radio stations talk about Listener Support and how crucial it is…but I assure you it’s the most important thing at WUMB. All we can say is that we’re humbled, and thank you once again! Read More…

Greg Klyma 3rd Thursday!

Join us for WUMB’s next 3rd Thursday Concert at the Burren in Davis Square, Somerville on 11/15! The guest artist this month is Buffalo, NY native Greg Klyma. Greg has called Somerville home for over a decade, but has logged enough miles on the road as a touring musician to have traveled to the moon and back. All of that touring has allowed Greg to build up on of the deepest songbooks of any working musician I can think of, both his own songs and covers. I estimate he knows north of 1,000 songs by heart on guitar, piano, mandolin and harmonica. Read More…

From the Studio


…November 25th,1968 when The Beatles’ self-titled album otherwise known as The White Album was released in the United States of America!

In honor of this momentous occasion and as a thank-you to all who pledged a commitment during our WUMB Fall Fundraiser, you are invited to our White Album Anniversary Party at The Hard Rock Café in Boston on the very day that The White Album was released back in 1968! Read More…

I’m not crying, I swear….

I read something recently about how people look to artists to make sense of the world. After watching the video for Neko Case’s “Last Lion of Albion”, I couldn’t agree more. The song itself ponders extinction, while the video demonstrates just how easy it is to let things slip away. The lion puppet in the video is very expressive as he moves through the landscape which changes from colorful to dark. No matter how times I’ve watched it, I still tear up at the end. Also, I am a cat person and it doesn’t take much for me to get emotional over any kind of feline…or animal, really. Read More…


Aha!  You’re reading the Dixie Bee Line blog, so you must realize I mean George Jones.  😀  I still collect music obsessively, and even though most of my heroes are long gone, I still find things that really turn me on.  This is the case with George Jones.  I mean, I have some early George, but this album contains material from his early days, and I swear I just didn’t know George!  Read More…

Beloved Icons & Forgotten Legends

Folk Tales visits Emmylou Harris on November 3, including the perfect advice Pete Seeger gave a teenaged Emmylou, who worried she hadn’t suffered enough to sing folk songs. On November 10, a forgotten giant of early jazz, blues and popular music, from Storyville to Broadway, as performer, producer, publisher and hitmaker — Clarence Williams. Read More…

WUMB Acoustic Music Camps

Registration is Open for WUMB’s Winter Acoustic Music Weekend!

When the holidays are behind us and the winter doldrums are settling in, re-energize your spirits with a weekend of friends, fun, food and most important, Folk Music!!  WUMB’s Acoustic Music Camps program is holding its seventh annual Winter Acoustic Music Weekend, February 22-24, 2019 at Grotonwood in Groton, MA. Read More…

Don’t Forget to RSVP for the SAMW Reunion!

We are looking forward to seeing our SAMW alums – old, new and soon-t0-be – at the annual mid-winter SAMW Reunion, Meetup and Jam on Sunday, January 6, 2019 from 1:00 – 5:00pm at the Grotonwood Camp and Conference Center in Groton, MA!  Come and spend the afternoon catching up with friends, playing music, and enjoying a concert with SAMW instructor Chris James!!  And as usual we will announce the instructors and classes for both summer SAMW weeks, and you’ll be able to sign up right away.

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Programming Highlights

November Programming Highlights

Artist of the Week (played in the 3pm hour Monday-Friday)
week of 11/4 – Gram Parsons
week of 11/11 –Gene Clark
week of 11/18 – Dr. John
week of 11/25 – Randy Newman Read More…

Members Corner

November Member Benefits

The Members Corner

Matching Gifts
Thank you to everyone who contributed to our recent Member Drive!

I would like to remind all of our Members that you can increase the value of your gift via Matching Funds. It’s a very easy process. Simply ask your personnel department if they have a Matching Gift Program. If so, ask for a form, fill it out, and send it to us. It’s a very easy way that may double the value of your gift! Read More…

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