WUMB December Program Guide

July Program Highlights

Acoustic Sunrise
7/2 – Birthday tribute for Nanci Griffith plus a new release from Bruce Robison
7/9 – Lots of birthday tributes including Woody Guthrie, Roger McGuin and more
7/16 – A special tribute to Bluegrass legend Ricky Skaggs along with new music from Steve Earle
7/23 – A birthday tribute to Alison Krauss, Steve Goodman and singer songwriter John Gorka
7/30 – Birthday tributes to Folk legend Ramblin’ Jack Elliott and singer-songwriter Richard Shindell

Celtic Twilight
7/2 – Songs of Irish Independence. Irish songs have become part of America’s dream of independence
7/9 – Altan, Danu and Maura O’Connell among others. And local artists whom you might know
7/16 – We salute Cara Dillon, Northern Ireland songstress and songwriter in trad style
7/23 – We celebrate the 30th anniversary release of Mary Black’s stellar album, By The Time It Gets Dark.
7/30 – Masters of the Celtic Harp: we showcase some of the best Harpers such as William Jackson

Daily Dylan
Week of 7/3 – all week we’ll feature Dylan in various live performances
Week of 7/10 – Dylan recorded Blowin’ in the Wind this week in 1962. Covers of this song are featured
Week of 7/17 – No Direction Home was released in theatres this week in 2005
Week of 7/24 – Dylan at Newport. We’ll feature live performances from Dylan at Newport Folk
Week of 7/31 – Ramblin’ Jack Elliott celebrates a birthday…we’ll feature him doing Dylan covers

Dixie Bee Line
7/1 – Leadbelly, Geoff Bartley, Frank Lee, Doc & Merle Watson are all featured
7/8 – Some silly 30’s era Western Swing songs… old-timey with Uncle Dave Macon to Bruce Molsky
7/15 – Early John Hartford, Bill Monroe all the way to Junior Brown and much more
7/22 Blues guitar from Bruce Molsky to Hank Snow to Steve Earle and more
7/29 – Full Hillbilly mix from the 1930’s-1970… CB Radio throw-back with Merle Haggard and more

Folk Tales
7/1 – Charles River Valley Boys among other topics are featured
7/8 – The Newport Folk Festival is featured among other Folk Tales
7/15 – The legendary Utah Phillips is featured
7/22 – Topics will include Judy Collins and more
7/29 – Folkways Records is featured, along with the indie music industry

Guest Mix
7/1 – Singer songwriter Tom Rusell picks his influences and favorites
7/8 – Local singer-songwriter Will Dailey plays Guest DJ
7/15 – Local singer-songwriter Kerri Powers discusses her influences and favorites
7/22 – Susan Cattaneo has a new album called The Hammer & The Heart and she’ll pick her influences
7/29 – Richard Shindell sits down with host Dave Palmater to discuss his favorite artists and songs

Highway 61
7/1 – Birthday nods to Robbie Robertson of The Band and Dave Van Ronk
7/8 – Albert will celebrate birthdays for Arlo Guthrie and Christine McVie
7/15 – Birthday celebrations for Roger McGuinn and the legendary Woody Guthrie
7/22 – Albert will feature music from Cat Stevens and Carlos Santana for their birthdays
7/29 – Folk legend Ramblin’ Jack Elliott celebrates a birthday along with the late Jerry Garcia

Local Folk
7/1 – New music round up with albums from Say Darling, Greg Klyma, and Dan Blakeslee
7/8 – Greg Klyma joins us live in studio at 7pm to play live and discuss his latest release
7/15 – Christopher Paul Stelling takes us behind the scenes of his new album Itinerant Arias
7/22 – Bluegrass highlights this week from Lonely Heartstring Band, Damn Tall Buildings and more
7/29 – Songs from hometown heroes like Aimee Mann, Josh Ritter, Patty Griffin, and more

Producer Spotlight at 11am
Week of 7/3 – Ry Cooder
Week of 7/10 – Jack White
Week of 7/17 – Jerry Wexler
Week of 7/24 – Sam Phillips
Week of 7/31 – George Martin

Spinning The Blues
7/1 – Birthday tributes to James Cotton, Willie Dixon, Champion Jack Dupree and much more
7/8 – Holly pays tribute to Louis Jordan and Blind Lemon Jefferson. New Blues from Lindsey Alexander
7/15 – A birthday tribute to the great Lonnie Mack. New Blues from Jason Ricci & The Bad Kind
7/22 – Holly pays tribute to Mike Bloomfield and Jr. Kimbrough, both would have celebrated birthdays.
7/29 – A birthday tribute to a living legend…Buddy Guy!

American Routes
7/2 – American Routes Live: Festival International de Louisiane 2017
7/9 – The Folk Revival Revisited: Pete Seeger, Judy Collins, Jim Kweskin and more
7/16 – Musical Diplomacy
7/23 – Sun, Surf and Soul: Sea Breeze Beach and San Diego Surfers
7/30 – How Many Roads: Bob Dylan’s Back Pages Volume II

Commonwealth Journal
7/2 – Barbara Lynch: Boston’s Master Chef
7/9 – Cozy up with a Good Book and a Danish Prince
7/16 – Racism, Anxiety, and Getting Help
7/23 – Hugo Nominee Max Gladstone and the Rules of Magic
7/30 – Getting On, And Staying Put

7/1 – eTown On The Road: Mavis Staples and Ani DiFranco (Pt. 2)
7/8 – Live music from Bill Frisell and Sam Amidon
7/15 – Live music from Brother Ali and Chuck Prophet
7/22 – Live music from Son Little and Chris Daniels
7/29 – Live music from Drew Holcomb & The Neighbors and Tift Merritt

Mountain Stage
7/1 – Live music from Hayes Carll, Darrell Scott, Parker Millsap, and Carrie Rodriguez
7/8 – Live music from Lake Street Dive, Lucy Wainwright Roche & Suzzy Roche and more
7/15 – Live music from Lucius, Rachael Yamagata, Margaret Glaspy, and more
7/22 – Live music from Jerry Douglas and the Earls of Leicester, Cheryl Wheeler and more
7/29 – Live music from Leftover Salmon, Elizabeth Cook, Royal Southern Brotherhood and more

7/2 – a musical exploration of north Africa, starting in Egypt and Sudan.
7/9 – On to Algeria, Libya, Tunisia, and a visit to the amazing cities of Morocco
7/16 – More from Morocco, before going across the strait to Spain and then Portugal
7/23 – Northern Spain this week, visiting Galicia, the Basque country and Catalonia
7/30 – We move north into France and Italy, and begin a trip around the Mediterranean

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