WUMB April Program Guide

June Programming Highlights

Acoustic Sunrise
6/3 – We celebrate the release of Roses in the Snow from Emmylou Harris
6/10 – Music from Dave Alvin & Jimmie Dale Gilmore, getting ready for their live show tonight at 7 PM!
6/17 – Celebrating the release of Workingman’s Dead (6/14/70)
6/24 – A belated Birthday celebration for Nick Drake and more

Artist of the Week (played in the 3pm hour Monday-Friday)
Week of 5/27 – John Fogerty
Week of 6/3 – The Decemberists
Week of 6/10 – David Gray
Week of 6/17 – Nick Drake
Week of 6/24 – Warren Zevon

Breakfast With the Beatles
6/2 – The album that defined the “Summer of Love,” Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band
6/9 – The Red and Blue double album compilation, plus George Harrison’s Living In The Material World, Paul McCartney’s Red Rose Speedway, and the James Bond movie theme song, “Live and Let Die”
6/16 – A special Beatle Birthday broadcast for Paul McCartney!
6/23 – 1977’s The Beatles At The Hollywood Bowl
6/30 – The story of 24-year-old session drummer and briefly, Ringo replacement Jimmy Nicol

Celtic Twilight
6/3 – Sligo style fiddler Kevin Burke
6/10 – A birthday celebration for Andrew Kennedy Irvine, better known as Andy Irvine, one of the pioneers who adapted the Greek bouzouki into an Irish instrument
6/17 – A birthday celebration for fiddler Julia Clifford of County Kerry.
6/24 – We celebrate the birthday of Natalie MacMaster, Cape Breton fiddler and composer

Daily Dylan
Week of 5/27 – The Freewheelin’ Bob Dylan was released this week in 1963
Week of 6/3 – Self Portrait was released this week back in 1970
Week of 6/10 – Dylan on Tour this week in History. We’ll discuss where/who/what he played.
Week of 6/17 – Before the Flood was released this week in 1974
Week of 6/24 – Dylan in the 2000’s. We’ll feature some of his more recent work.

Dixie Bee Line
6/2 – TBA
6/9 – TBA
6/16 – TBA
6/23 – TBA
6/30 – TBA

Folk Tales
6/2 – The Almanac Singers
6/9 – Steeleye Span
6/16 – Newport ’65 – What really happened when Dylan went electric?
6/23 – Odetta
6/30 – Stephen Foster

Guest Mix
6/2 – Twisted Pine
6/9 – Ana Egge
6/16 – Olivia Chaney
6/23 – Malcomb Holcomb
6/30 – TBA

Highway 61
6/2 – Clarence White/Ronnie Wood
6/9 – Four hours of two versions of the same song back to back
6/16 – Ian Matthews/Nick Drake
6/23 – Jeff Beck/Robert Hunter
6/30 – Dave Van Ronk/Alan Wilson

Local Folk
6/3 – New Music from Barbara Cassidy & Eric Chasalow (the band includes Jimmy Ryan, Lyle Brewer, and Mike Piehl).
6/10 – We preempt Local Folk this week to bring you Dave Alvin & Jimmy Dale Gilmore live from City Winery in Boston!
6/17 – Amy Kucharik live in studio!!!
6/24 – Matt Dillon – veteran of the area club & coffeehouse circuit, from the Old Vienna Coffeehouse to Johnny D’s

6/3 – We travel to the Mediterranean and visit Greece and environs
6/10 – Music from the Balkans today, in particular the traditions of Bulgaria and Hungary
6/17 – More from Eastern Europe, along with some new recordings just in from all over the world
6/24 – We move north to hear music from Kazakhstan and Uzbekistan and on into the Steppe

One Year at a Time with Tai Irwin
6/16 at 4pm – 1966.

Producer Spotlight at 11am
Week of 5/27 – Howie Epstein
Week of 6/3 – Alison Krauss
Week of 6/10 – Tucker Martine
Week of 6/17 – David Rawlings
Week of 6/24 – Chris Stamey

Spinning The Blues
6/2 – Birthday tributes to Derek Trucks and also the pioneering Memphis Minnie
6/9 – Host Holly Harris pays tribute to birthday boys Kenny Wayne Shepherd and Jackie Wilson
6/16 – A deep dive into Blues with tributes to Lazy Lester and Jerry ‘Boogie’ McCain
6/23 – Legends Big Bill Broonzy and David “Honeyboy” Edwards are featured
6/30 – Birthday nods go to James Cotton, Willie Dixon, Mississippi John Hurt and Champion Jack Dupree

American Routes
6/3 – Creoles and Cowgirls: Charlie Gabriel and the Quebe Sisters
6/10 – Dreamers Then & now: Eric Andersen & Samantha Fish
6/17 – Father’s Day with the Marsalises & The Masakowskis
6/24 – Staycations, Destinations & Summertime Variations

Commonwealth Journal
6/2 – Untangling Middle East Foreign Policy with Leila Farsakh
6/9 – How Civic Deserts Alienate Youth with Kei Kawashima-Ginsberg and Felicia Sullivan
6/16 – Family Secrets Surface in the Salt House with Lisa Duffy
6/23 – When Poetry Meets Politics with Jill McDonough
6/30 – Boston’s Invisible Billionaire with Gerald Chan

6/2 – Live music from The Travelin’ McCourys and Liz Vice
6/9 – Live music from Rodney Crowell and Robert Ellis
6/16 – Live music from Leftover Salmon and Paul Thorn
6/23 – Live music from Dave Alvin and Jimmie Dale Gilmore
6/30 – TBA

Mountain Stage
6/2 – Live music from Margo Price, Dead Man Winter, Solas and more
6/9 – Live music from Pink Martini, Beth Hart, Judith Owen
6/16 – Live music from The Chris Robinson Brotherhood, Mandolin Orange, Aaron Lee Tasjan
6/23 – Live music from Shemekia Copeland, Bridget Kearney, T Sisters and more
6/30 – Live music from The Stray Birds, Jon Stickley Trio and more

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