WUMB December Program Guide

October Programming Highlights

Acoustic Sunrise
10/1 – Happy Birthday to Gillian Welch and Keb Mo. Also new music from Stephen Stills & Judy Collins
10/8 – A special for John Prine’s Birthday (10/10)
10/15 – Paul Simon’s birthday is 10/13, and we’ll feature his music throughout the decades
10/22 – We’ll celebrate Josh Ritter’s birthday, as well as a tribute to the late Michael Troy
10/29 – Happy Birthday to Kate Campbell and Tom Paxton, as well as some spooky acoustic songs!

Celtic Twilight
10/1 – Host Gail Gilmore will start a month-long curation of Child Ballads
10/8 – Week 2 of Child Ballads as host Gail Gilmore continues her month-long look
10/15 – More Child Ballads continue as host Gail Gilmore reflects on Child Ballads all month
10/22 – Gail wraps up her month-long look at Child Ballads
10/29 – Celtic “Songs of the Supernatural” to get you ready for Halloween!

Daily Dylan
Week of 10/2 – The Bootleg Series Volume 8: Tell Tale Signs was released this week in 2008
Week of 10/9 – All week Albert will explore some of the protest songs performed by Dylan
Week of 10/16 – The Bootleg Series Volume 9 was released this week in 2010
Week of 10/23 – Dylan released World Gone Wrong this week in 1993
Week of 10/30 – Selections from Dylan’s Halloween concert in New York in 1964 (Bootleg Vol. 6)

Dixie Bee Line
10/7 – 1920’s yodeling and Opry stars, hillbilly through the whole 20th century
10/14 – New Spanish Two-Step with the Tatooed Lady while it’s Raining the Blues on the Night Train to Memphis.
10/21 – 20’s & 30’s Country with Cliff Carlisle and Jimmie Rodgers; Hank Williams, Sr
10/28 – Jon’s Birthday: we’ll Drink Our Troubles Away with Jole Blon in Apartment #9

Folk Tales
10/7 – Charles River Valley Boys, Dave Van Ronk, Mississippi John Hurt
10/14 – Hank Williams, B.B. King, Women’s Work Songs
10/21 – Listener Requests Show
10/28 – Newport Folk Festival, Roots of the Folk Ballad

Guest Mix
10/7 – Singer/songwriter Paula Cole joins us as Guest DJ. She’ll play influences and favorites.
10/14 – Rachel Sumner of Twisted Pine
10/21 – Local singer-songwriter Ryan Fitzsimmons will be the featured Guest DJ
10/28 – TBA

Highway 61
10/7 – Birthday nods for Jackson Browne and John Prine
10/14 – Birthday celebrations for Paul Simon and Bob Weir
10/21 – Peter Green is featured
10/28 – Albert O’s annual all-Halloween show!

Live at WUMB
October 2 – Charlie Parr, time TBA
October 10 – Mark Erelli @12pm
October 11 – Jackie Green @2:30pm

10/1 – Pakistan and on to India, focusing on the joyful Qawwali vocal traditions
10/8 – More from the complex and hugely varied music scene in India
10/15 – We follow the ancient Silk Road to discover mysterious delights in central Asia
10/22 – More music from all over Asia, and then a quick look at some interesting new recordings
10/29 – We begin to explore music from Southeast Asia, including the fascinating sounds of Burma

Producer Spotlight at 11am
Week of 10/2 – Lucinda Williams as self-producer
Week of 10/9 – Buddy Miller
Week of 10/16 – T-Bone Burnett
Week of 10/23 – Chuck Prophet
Week of 10/30 – Colin Linden

Spinning The Blues
10/7 – Birthday tribute to Ivory Joe Hunter, new Blues from Tommy Castro
10/14 – Holly will celebrate the birthday of the great Chuck Berry and more!
10/21 – Blues Birthdays for Jelly Roll Morton and Elvin Bishop
10/28 – Holly’s annual Halloween edition!

American Routes
10/1 – Midnight Special, Shine a Light on Me: Prison Music from Angola, Louisiana & Beyond
10/8 – Ponderosa Stomp & Americana Swamp.
10/15 – TBA
10/22 – TBA
10/29 – TBA

Commonwealth Journal
10/1 – TBA
10/8 – The Aura of War
10/15 – The Marble Collection
10/22 – Immigration and the Bay State
10/29 – The State of Transgender Rights in Massachusetts

10/7 – Live music from Bob Weir and John Fullbright (Pt.2)
10/14 – Live music from John Moreland and Phoebe Hunt
10/21 – Live music from honeyhoney and Margaret Glaspy
10/28 – Live music from Andrew Bird and Leif Vollebekk

Mountain Stage
10/7 – Live music from St. Paul & The Broken Bones, The Wild Reeds, Chastity Brown and more
10/14 – Live music from Tom Paxton and The Don Juans, Laurie Lewis & The Right Hands and more
10/21 – Live music from Robert Cray Band, Luther Dickinson, Sonny Landreth and more
10/28 – Live music from Drew Holcomb & The Neighbors, Andrew Combs, Peter Mulvey and more








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