WUMB September Program Guide

February Program Highlights

2/5 We will visit in northern South America, arriving in the musical powerhouse of Colombia
2/12 Music from Venezuela and to the East as far as Guiana
2/19 We jump off into the Caribbean to Trinidad and Tobago, and on to the north
2/26 Warm weather today as we travel up into the amazing music of the Caribbean

Local Folk
2/4 Jay Psaros live in studio at 7pm
2/11 Author Cliff Murphy joins us to discuss the history of New England country music
2/18 Local Love (and Anti-Love) Songs for Valentine’s Day
2/25 Music from Lula Wiles, Jeffery Foucault, Lisa Bastoni, and more

Highway 61
2/4 Graham Nash/Tom Rush/Al Kooper
2/11 Tim Buckley/Eric Andersen
2/18 Buffy Sainte-Marie/Randy California
2/25 George Harrison/Johnny Cash

Live at WUMB
2/3 Barnstar!
2/21 Lisa Hannigan
2/23 Dead Man Winter (Dave Simonette of Trampled By Turtles)
2/24 Rose Cousins

Acoustic Sunrise
2/5 Birthday nods to Bill Staines, Eva Cassidy and more
2/12 Birthday celebrations for Carole King, Josh White, Priscilla Herdman
2/19 Music from Frazey Ford, Chris Thile and more
2/26 Birthdays for Ralph Stanley, Johnny Cash, John Fahey

Spinning The Blues
2/4 Birthday nod to Slim Harpo. New Blues from Doyle Bramhall II
2/11 Birthday tribute to Allen Toussaint. New Blues from Colin James
2/18 Happy Birthday to Sam Cooke and Etta James
2/25 Birthday nods to Roosevelt Sykes and Ruth Brown

Guest Mix
2/4 Adam Ezra
2/11 Ward Hayden from Girls, Guns, & Glory
2/18 Lisa Bastoni
2/25 Livingston Taylor

Music City Roots
2/4 Peter Case, Old Salt Union, Jesse Cramer, Cody Jenks, and Colin Hay.
2/11 TBA
2/18 TBA
2/25 TBA

Daily Dylan
Week of 1/30 – Dylan in Greenwich Village
Week of 2/6 – Dylan in the 2000’s
Week of 2/13 – Dylan and the Grammy’s
Week of 2/20 – Different artists covering Dylan
Week of 2/27 – Johnny Cash covering Bob Dylan

Folk Tales
2/4 Ramblin’ Jack Elliott, Dixie, Joan Baez
2/11 Peggy Seger, Robert Johnson, Bluegrass
2/18 The Harry Smith Connection and more
2/25 Harry Belafonte and more

American Routes
2/5 – How Many Roads…?” Bob Dylan’s Back Pages
2/12 – Music, Comics & Collecting Records: R. Crumb & Jerry Zolten
2/19 – Festivals Acadiens et Creoles and New Orleans Nightlife
2/26 – Carnival Knowledge: Monk Boudreaux, Southern France, Coney Island Mermaid Parade

Mountain Stage
2/4 – Guster, Robert Earl Keen, The Westies
2/11 – Wilco, Brooke Waggoner, Au Pair, Shawn Mullins and Joan Shelley
2/18 – Ra Ra Riot, I Draw Slow, Walter Martin, Overcoats and Ona
2/25 – Bottle Rockets, HONEYHONEY, Marshall Crenshaw, Mike Cooley and Webb Wilder

2/4 – Steep Canyon Rangers and Matt the Electrician
2/11 – Greensky Bluegrass and Elizabeth Cook
2/18 – Keller Williams Trio and Sierra Hull
2/25 – Dar Williams and Piers Faccini

Commonwealth Journal
2/5 Eyes in the Sky: Drones in the Military- Documentarian Sonia Kennebeck digs deep into the world of military drones in her new film, National Bird, exploring the untold consequences of drone strikes on U.S. soldiers and foreign victims
2/12 After Trauma, Can Mindfulness Help?: From victims of violent crime to former inmates, Stephanie Hartwell believes that mindfulness techniques can help traumatized people to move forward. We’ll examine what makes mindfulness effective, and how it can change lives and communities.
2/19 The Politics of Anger: If there’s one emotion that characterizes the last year in politics, it’s anger. Michael Milburn and Sheree Conrad examined political anger and authoritarianism back in 1996, and they’re back to reexamine connections between political rage and the popularity of authoritarian figures.
2/26 TBA

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