WUMB August Program Guide

In the News

WUMB Presents American Traditional Song Symposium 

SAVE THE DATES:  On November 18 & 19 WUMB, in association with UMass Boston, the Folksong Society of Greater Boston and the Country Dance and Song Society of America will present a two-day event focused on “the rich and varied voice of American life, history and culture.”

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Come Make Music With Us This Fall!

Registration is now open for WUMB’s very first Fall Acoustic Music Weekend, which will take place October 7 – 9 at the Grotonwood Conference Center in Groton, MA. Join us for a full schedule of classes, concerts, camaraderie and great guided and free-style jam sessions, in this beautiful setting nestled within the New England autumn woods.

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From the Studio

Summer Reading with Dave Palmater

Really, how many Danielle Steele novels can you read in one summer? If you’re looking for some light, but educational, late summer reading, I have some suggestions. And cheap ones, because, I’ll admit it, I haunt the book racks in the Dollar Stores, Under 5s and Job Lot stores of all varieties. You probably know that books, once they leave the shelves of your local book store, hit the remainder table. Their next stop, before becoming recycling, or door stops, or something, is the Dollar Store. There, for a buck or so, you can find some enjoyable reading now that you’ve consumed that stack of paperbacks that you’ve been toting from beach to beach. Here are a few of my favorite “cheapo” finds. Read More…

New and Upcoming Releases

Come Make Music With Us This Fall!

Registration is now open for WUMB’s very first Fall Acoustic Music Weekend, which will take place October 7 – 9 at the Grotonwood Conference Center in Groton, MA. Join us for a full schedule of classes, concerts, camaraderie and great guided and free-style jam sessions, in this beautiful setting nestled within the New England autumn woods.

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Programming Highlights

Notes From The Programming Director

End of Summer Concert….

I hope you’re doing well as we’re now into August officially!  Hopefully you’ve been able to relax and take some time to enjoy yourself.  On the other hand, Summer has been extremely busy for everyone here at WUMB with a LOT of things simmering.  I just want to remind you that we have some very big announcements coming as we get into August and approach September.  Sit tight!  Read More…

Members Corner

The Members Corner

Audio Archives: Live at WUMB

Paul Rishell and Annie Raines, Amy Black, Jonathan Edwards, and the Steel Wheels. Just a few of the live, in-studio interviews available for listening in our Online Audio Archives.

Take a look! http://wumb.org/audio_archives/

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The Members Corner

WUMB Member Page

Remember to visit the WUMB Member Page at http://wumb.org (Click on “Members”) for access to your Membership Benefits. On this page, you can:

–          Renew your Membership or make an Additional Gift

–          Update your contact or payment information

–          See a list of the Membership Discounts

–          Access the Audio Archives

–          See more information about upcoming Member Concerts

–          Access the Online Weekly Giveaway

To contact our Membership Office, please call 617-287-6902 or email wumb.membership@umb.edu. Thank you for your ongoing support!

Member Benefits

Take advantage of these WUMB membership discounts below, or visit our Discounts page at wumb.org/members/discounts.php to see a complete list of providers. Some of our benefits include:

Agawam Boat & Fishing Charters
21 Pickering St
Essex, MA 01929
978-768-1114
http://agawamboatcharters.com/
10% discount off listed charter rates on weekdays. Not valid weekends or holidays.

Danforth Art
123 Union Ave
Framingham, MA 01702
508-620-0050
http://www.danforthart.org/
Two for the price of one adult admission, or $1.00 off a single adult admission.

Martha’s Vineyard Museum
59 School St
Edgartown, MA 02539
508-627-4441
http://www.mvmuseum.org/
WUMB members receive $2 off on the Combo ticket ($12.00) which includes admission to both the Martha’s Vineyard Museum campus at the corner of School and Cooke Streets in Edgartown and the Edgartown or Gay Head Lighthouse.

Nantucket Lightship Basket Museum
49 Union St
Nantucket, MA 02554
508-228-1177
http://www.nantucketlightshipbasketmuseum.org/
1/2 price admission to Nancucket Lightship Basket Museum. Excluding special events and programs.

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