WUMB November Program Guide

In the News

Winter Acoustic Music Weekend 2016 Registration is Now OPEN!

Registration for the 2016 Winter Acoustic Music Weekend Is Now Open! Read More…

News from the Program Director

Hi everyone!  I just wanted to give a HUGE “thank you” to everyone who listened, volunteered, and donated during our Fall Member Drive.  It’s truly humbling to see the amount of support this radio station gets from our amazing listeners.  I honestly can’t say it any other way…so thank you, thank you, thank you!

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From the Studio


Every Sunday morning at 8:00 AM, things begin to swing at WUMB when Jackie Brush takes The A Train to bring you the very best of jazz, blues and R&B:  “My love of tearl-hineshis music is in my DNA, a natural born radio brat – I grew up listening to great Jazz my Dad played on the radio.  Fortunately for me my Dad took his job home with him.  In our house if the radio wasn’t on the record player was.  Jack Brush got his start as a DJ down south.  He’d tell tales of meeting Louis Armstrong, Earl “Fatha” Hines,  Ella Fitzgerald and so many more.”
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Traditional Folk

If you like your folk music old-time, with a bit of swing and a country twang, be sure to tune in to Traditional Folk on Sunday nights from 9:00pm to midnight.  Each week Jon Gersh spins a wide variety of songs that he has gathered under a big tent he calls “Mondo hillbilly… vintage blues, bluegrass, old time country, country and western, western and swing, honky-tonk, rockabilly, truck driving and drinking songs.”  Other weekly features include Jon’s Worst Country Song, new album previews, and special features on all kinds of vintage and modern old-time and traditional country music. Read More…

It’s a Big Ol’ Goofy World

I am happy to report that I have not turned into a ginger plant.
Between the week I battled a nasty virus and the following ten days – which was our Fall Fundraiser – I seemed to subsist on hand sanitizer and ginger tea. Does anyone have nightmares of morphing into a ginger plant? Just getting that thought must be an indication that Halloween remains in the air…

At this time we do find ourselves steadily traversing the orange brick road between Halloween and Thanksgiving. On that road, we will no doubt encounter reminders of songs we associate with certain times, episodes, and even specific people. Funny how music does that, eh? A bunch of those connections came at me very unexpectedly on October 25th… Read More…

New and Upcoming Releases

Sally Fingerett- The Mental Yentl: Stories from a Lifelong Student of Crazy

Do you remember Sally Fingerett, a talented singer/songwriter from the Midwest? If you do it was probably as a part of Four Bitchin’ Babes. She was a founder member along with Christine Lavin, Megon McDonough and Patty Larkin. Though members came and went Sally was a constant with this performing aggregation. (If you ever saw them you’ll know why I didn’t want to call them a band.) Read More…

Programming Highlights

November Programming Highlights

Odyssey with Dana Westover

-11/08  Paa Seck Diery

paseckTune in on Sunday for a great Live on Odyssey with African drummer/singer Paa Seck Dierey
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Members Corner

November Member News and Benefits

Matching Gifts

Thank you to everyone who contributed to our successful Fall Member Drive! We greatly appreciate all your support!

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 at work 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!

If your company has an online Matching program, please use the following information:

501c3: University of Massachusetts Foundation Tax ID: 04-6013152.

Please remember to designate WUMB Radio as the recipient of the Matching Funds.

We receive thousands of dollars through Matching Gift Funds every year. Thank you so much for the extra effort! Read More…

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