WUMB January Program Guide

November Programming Highlights

Acoustic Sunrise
11/5 – Tons of Birthdays! Lyle Lovett, KD Lang, Joni Mitchell, Ryan Adams and more!
11/12 – We say Happy 72nd Birthday to Neil Young!
11/19 – A birthday tribute to the late Jeff Buckley and more
11/26 – A special Bill Morrissey Tribute

Celtic Twilight
11/5 – The Clancy Brothers
11/12 – British folk-rock pioneers Steeleye Span, Pentangle and Fairport Convention
11/19 – Mick Moloney
11/26 – Cathie Ryan

Daily Dylan
Week of 10/30 – Selections from Dylan’s Halloween concert in New York in 1964 (Bootleg Vol 6)
Week of 11/5 – Selections from the new The Bootleg Series Vol. 13: Trouble No More 1979–1981
Week of 11/12 – Greatest Hits Volume 3 was released this week in 1994
Week of 11/19 – Susan “Suze” Rotolo was born 11/20/43. All week we’ll feature songs she inspired.
Week of 11/26 – The Bootleg Series Vol. 5: Bob Dylan Live 1975 was released this week in 2002

Dixie Bee Line
11/4 – Bluegrass & Old-time to start, Country & Western and Western Swing 1930-1970 and more
11/11 – Bizarre country novelty songs from the mid 20th century, full spectrum hillbilly music all around
11/18 – Webb Pierce tribute, plus old-timey to Western Swing
11/25 – Live radio broadcasts from the 1950’s, plus George Jones, Loretta Lynn, Ernest Tubb, and more

Folk Tales
11/4 – Donal Lunny, “the Quincy Jones of Irish music”
11/11 – Reverend Gary Davis among others will be featured
11/18 – Doc Watson is featured
11/25 – The New England tradition of contra dance music

Guest Mix
11/4 – Local singer/songwriter Kerri Powers picks the songs!
11/11 – Singer/songwriter Willie Watson plays Guest DJ
11/18 – Larry Cambell & Teresa Williams sit down and pick the music
11/25 – Lilly Hiatt

Highway 61
11/4 – Birthday nods for Joni Mitchell & Bonnie Raitt
11/11 – A massive Birthday Celebration for Neil Young!
11/18 – Birthday tributes to Gene Clark and Gordon Lightfoot
11/25 – The “All Local” Highway 61 featuring James Taylor, Tom Rush and many more

Odyssey
11/5 – We start a new visit to the continent of Africa, starting in the northwest in Morocco
11/12 – Travel down the west coast of Africa to Mauritania and Senegal
11/19 – The traditions of the kora combine with modern sounds as we visit The Gambia and Mali
11/26 – More from Mali and then up to Niger and the desert country in West Africa

Producer Spotlight at 11am
Week of 10/30 – Colin Linden
Week of 11/5 – Steve Earle
Week of 11/12 – George Drakoulias
Week of 11/19 – Brian Ahern
Week of 11/26 – Jim Scott

Spinning The Blues
11/4 – Birthday nods to Bonnie Raitt, Delbert McClinton, Sippie Wallace and more
11/11 – Birthday celebration for Bukka White. New Blues from Beth Hart
11/18 – Birthday tribute to RL Burnside and Dr. John. New Blues from Big Al & Blues Howlers
11/25 – Birthday nods to John Mayall, Etta James, Jimi Hendrix and more

American Routes
11/5 – Jews & Blues: Jerry Wexler, Henry Sapoznik and more
11/12 – TBA
11/19 – TBA
11/26 – TBA

Commonwealth Journal
11/5 – Addiction, Recovery and The Opioid Crisis with guest Bill Carlo
11/12 – Is Boston A Resilient City? With guest Atyia Martin
11/19 – The State of Transgender Rights in Massachusetts with guest Mason Dunn
11/26 – Stormy Weather Ahead with guest Ellen Douglass

E-Town
11/4 – Live music from Sara Watkins and Penny & Sparrow
11/11 – Live music from Willie Nelson and Kacey Musgraves
11/18 – Live music from Delbert McClinton and Robert Finley
11/25 – Live music from Graham Nash and Eliza Gilkyson

Mountain Stage
11/4 – Live music from Martin Sexton Trio, Dan Wilson, Son Little, Phoebe Hunt & the Gatherers
11/11 –Live music from Drive-By Truckers, Paul Kelly, Jessica Lea Mayfield and James Maddock
11/18 – Live music from Kenny Wayne Shepherd Band, Paula Cole, Matt the Electrician and more
11/25 – TBA

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