WUMB March Program Guide

2017 Archives

May Program Highlights

5/6 – Punch Brothers’ banjo player Noam Pikelny with his latest Universal Favorite. Also The Lee Boys.
5/13 – Mother-and-son folk duo Madisen Ward & the Mama Bear.  Also Lindi Ortega performs.
5/20 – Live music from singer/songwriter and musical powerhouse Aoife O’Donovan
5/27 – Two-time Grammy Award winner, and legendary singer/songwriter Rodney Crowell

Highway 61
5/6 – Birthday nods go to Donovan and Dave Mason
5/13 – Albert will say Happy Birthday to Steve Winwood and Jack Bruce
5/20 – Highway 61’s annual Bob Dylan Birthday Celebration including music from Bob plus tons of covers!
5/27 – Albert will say Happy Birthday to the late Levon Helm and also John Fogerty from CCR. Read More…

May Member Benefits

The Members Corner

Need to Update your Payment Information?

You may do so securely by going to the “Members” section of our website at http://wumb.org and clicking on the “Update Your Info” link.
Of course, you can always call the Membership Office at 617-287-6902.

Update your Contact Information

Did you recently move? Changed your email address? An update is as simple as an email or a phone call away. Contact the Membership Office with all of your questions or updates at wumb.membership@umb.edu or call 617-287-6902.

Make sure we have your updated email address so you won’t miss out on special concert ticket giveaways and other Member-exclusive notices. Read More…

This Month’s Family Connection on the Morning Show!

Every Wednesday morning at 8 the Morning Show’s “Family Connection” feature will focus on sisters in music. From the Carter Sisters to Joan and Mimi to the sisters Soderbergh of First Aid Kit, we’ll explore the harmony and collaboration of women siblings throughout the 20th Century and current time.
— Brendan

The Science of Music (A Mystery to Me…)

Have you ever seen the cartoon “Dexter’s Laboratory?” Dexter is a 5-year-old science wunderkind. He’s got a big lab in the basement of his family’s house. The bane of his existence is keeping his mischievous older sister Dee Dee out of there so she won’t hit a wrong button, etc. Each show starts with Dexter waking up and saying, “Today is a great day for Science!Read More…

April Program Highlights

Highway 61
4/1 Birthday nods and lots of music from Richard Thompson and Eric Clapton
4/8 Albert will feature an all instrumental Highway 61…nothing but instrumentals!
4/15 Albert will say Happy Birthday to Lowell George and Producer Paul Rothchild
4/22 a special tribute to Sandy Denny who passed away this week in 1978
4/29 a 4 hour celebration for Judy Collins and Pete Seeger Read More…

April Member Benefits

The Members Corner

Matching Gifts
Thank you to everyone who contributed to our Spring Member Drive!
I would like to remind all of our Members that you can increase the value of your gift via Matching Funds. It’s a very easy process. Simply ask your personnel department if they have a Matching Gift Program. If so, ask for a form, fill it out, and send it to us. It’s a very easy way that may double the value of your gift!

In order to complete the Match, your company may ask for a 501(c)(3) Tax ID. We are covered by the University of Massachusetts Foundation which has a 501(c)(3) Tax ID of 04-6013152. Please clearly designate the funds to WUMB Radio / UMass Boston.

If you have any questions about Matching Gifts, feel free to contact the Membership Office at wumb.membership@umb.edu or by phone at 617-287-6902. Thank you!
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March Program Highlights

3/4 – Calexico and Ray Wylie Hubbard
3/11 – David Bromberg and Jonatha Brooke
3/18 – Bob Schneider and Joan Shelley
3/25 – Colin Hay and Doyle Bramhall II

Highway 61
3/4 Townes Van Zandt/Lou Reed
3/11 James Taylor/Phil Lesh
3/18 Fred Neil/John Sebastian
3/25 Elton John

Folk Tales
3/4 The Carter Family, Dave Van Ronk, Bessie Smith
3/11 Mississippi John Hurt, House of the Rising Sun, Woody Guthrie
3/18 Scott Alarik’s favorite Folk Tales so far….
3/25 TBA Read More…

March Member Benefits

The Members Corner

Donate to our Spring Member Drive!
Help WUMB by spreading the word. Invite a friend to become a new Member during our Drive this month!

We can’t emphasize enough how we depend on our listeners (that’s you!) to donate your support. Take the opportunity this month to give a little more, renew your Membership, or invite a friend to support our station. We would greatly appreciate it!

To donate online, go to our website at http://wumb.org and click on the “donate now” button.
Thank you! Read More…