WUMB March Program Guide

2017 Archives

SAMW Week 2 Starts August 13!

The second week of WUMB’s annual Summer Acoustic Music Week (SAMW)  adult folk camp program will take place at the beautiful Geneva Point Conference Center on Lake Winnipesaukee, August 13-19.  We have put together another amazing line-up of world-class folk musician instructors, and a wide variety of classes that truly offer something for everyone!  Read More…

Middays with Jess Phaneuf

I am settling into middays on WUMB. Listen in during the 10 o’clock hour as I share my musical discoveries during the 10 O’clock Coffee Break. The feature includes new singles from WUMB artists, an occasional act that maybe you’ve never heard, or a surprising take on a familiar song (Dolly Parton’s gorgeous version of “The Story” by Brandi Carlile, for example).  Read More…

Coming Up on Folk Tales

This month Folk Tales visits the high hollers of Jean Ritchie’s Appalachia; the sophisticated nightclub blues of Josh White, who helped teach folk how to strut its stuff; and the jingle-jangle heyday of the Greenwich Village folk scene––both in the ‘60s and ‘80s, when an odd little project called the Fast Folk Musical Magazine helped create the urban songwriter revival. Read More…

August and Beyond…!

I simply can’t believe how fast time flies, and how we’re already into the month of August here at WUMB.  I hope you’re enjoying Summer and that it’s not going by too fast!  A couple of notes from the desk of the Program Director:

I wanted to make sure you get an invite to see Will Dailey performing in Martha’s Vineyard on September 23rd.  Keep a watch out on the air, through our website and social media on how to sign up.  This will be a completely free show for Members and Non-Members on the Island…just a way for us to say thanks! Read More…

August Member Benefits

The Members Corner
Audio Archives: Live at WUMB
Steve Earle, Susan Cattaneo, The Steel Wheels, Tom Rush.
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/
The latest two months are open to the public, but older performances are only available when you log in. Forgot your Member Number? Email wumb.membership@umb.edu or call 617-287-6902. Read More…

August Programming Highlights

Acoustic Sunrise
8/6 – Birthday tribute for Nanci Griffith plus a new release from Bruce Robison
8/13 – Lots of birthday tributes including Woody Guthrie, Roger McGuin and more
8/20 – Special tribute to Bluegrass legend Ricky Skaggs along with new music from Steve Earle
8/27 – A birthday tribute to Alison Krauss, Steve Goodman and singer/songwriter John Gorka

Celtic Twilight
8/6 – Music from Wales with the Welsh band Calandra and trad band Ar Log
8/13 – Honoring Irish musician/composer Donal Lunny. also celebrating the birthday of Maddie Prior
8/20 – Showcasing the Québécois fiddler and member of Celtic Fiddle Festival, André Brunet
8/27 – Remembering the birthday of the late John Cunningham, Scottish fiddler of Silly Wizard fame Read More…

Live Broadcasts from SAMW Week 1!

During the week of July 10 – 14, Monday through Friday morning WUMB will broadcast live from “The Chapel in the Pines” at Week 1 of our Summer Acoustic Music Week folk music camp. The shows will stream live on the SAMW website at 7:30am and then, at 1:00pm the morning show will be broadcast on WUMB-FM.  On each show host Lorraine Hammond will feature two of our world-class instructors, performing and discussing their current projects and their week at SAMW. We hope that you’ll join us, and either listen live on the Web in the morning or tune in for the broadcast in the afternoon. Either way, you’ll enjoy a half-hour of great music and conversation, direct from SAMW!!

It’s SAMW time!

The first week of WUMB’s Summer Acoustic Music Week adult folk music camp gets underway on July 9, at the beautiful Geneva Point Conference Center on Lake Winnipesaukee. A faculty of world-class professional musician/instructors joins 100 folk music enthusiasts for a week of classes, workshops, jams, concerts, dances, open mikes, songs circles, friendship and much more!

Our August week still has a few spaces available, and runs August 13-19. To find out all about SAMW and to register online visit the SAMW Website, or call WUMB at 617-287-6915.

Producer Spotlight with Jess Phaneuf

Jess has been focusing on a different producer each week on the Producer Spotlight. Listen in as she talks about the producer of the week and plays something they’ve worked on. On Fridays it’s an entire set of music to wrap up the feature. For example, the month of June was focused on regional producers like Zachariah Hickman, Lorne Entress and Crit Harmon.  Read More…

“The Family Business,” This Month on The Morning Show!

One of the obligations of family can be carrying on the family business when the patriarch or matriarch is unable to continue the work they built their life around. Read More…