WUMB January Program Guide

August Programming Highlights

Artist of the Week (played in the 3pm hour Monday-Friday)
Week of 8/6 – Rodney Crowell
Week of 8/13 – David Crosby
Week of 8/20 – John Hiatt
Week of 8/27 – Jeff Tweedy

Breakfast With the Beatles
8/4 – Maureen Cox was born on August 4th, 1946, also live music from The Cavern Club
8/11 – The story of Mal Evans, The Beatles’ beloved gentle giant and bodyguard.
8/18 – Anniversary of The Beatles performing at Suffolk Downs in Boston on August 18th, 1966
8/25 – Lots of historical events in Beatles history

Celtic Twilight
8/5 – TBA
8/12 – TBA
8/19 – TBA
8/26 – TBA

Daily Dylan
Week of 8/6 – Knocked Out Loaded was released this week in 1986
Week of 8/13 – We’ll feature tracks from Shot of Love which was released this week in 1981
Week of 8/20 – Dylan’s 30th Anniversary Celebration was released this week in 1993
Week of 8/27 – Dylan’s Modern Times was released this week in 2006

Dixie Bee Line
8/4 – Spending lots of time in the ’50s and ’60s… Marty Robbins, Leroy Van Dyke and more
8/11 – Webb Pierce and a deep well of Buck… Grandpa Jones in Earnest… Ernest as Ernest… The Squirrel Nut Zippers “hottest” song… Eddie Arnold tries to push the envelope… and “Sansonette” by Blue Parrot.
8/18 – TBA
8/25 – TBA

Folk Tales
8/4 – TBA
8/11 – TBA
8/18 – TBA
8/25 – TBA

Guest Mix
8/4 – Birds of Chicago
8/11 – TBA
8/18 – Tom Bianchi
8/25 – TBA

Highway 61
8/4 – Birthday tributes to Jim Capaldi and Garth Hudson
8/11 – Albert pays tribute to David Crosby and Geoff Muldaur
8/18 – Featured performers are Sneaky Pete Kleinow, Robert Plant, Woodstock
8/25 – Birthday tributes to Linda Thompson and John Phillips

Local Folk
8/5 – TBA
8/12 – TBA
8/19 – TBA
8/26 – TBA

Odyssey
8/5 – TBA
8/12 – TBA
8/19 – TBA
8/26 – TBA

One Year at a Time with Tai Irwin
8/18 at 4pm – 1969.

Producer Spotlight at 11am
Week of 8/6 – Will Kimbrough
Week of 8/13 – Ethan Johns
Week of 8/20 – Don Gehman
Week of 8/27 – John Simon

Spinning The Blues
8/4 – Birthday nods for Robert Cray, Louis Armstrong, Magic Slim and more!
8/11 – Birthday tributes for Jimmy McCracklin, Son Seals, Eddie Kirkland, Luther Allison and more
8/18 – A birthday tribute to the legendary John Lee Hooker and more
8/25 – Host Holly Harris features birthday music for Jimmy Rushing, Dinah Washington and more

WUMB Sunday Morning
8/5 – Birthday tributes to Ramblin’ Jack Elliott, Jerry Garcia and more.
8/12 – Mark Knopfler celebrates a birthday along with Steve Martin and David Crosby
8/19 – Birthday tributes to Robert Plant, John Hiatt and the late Joe Strummer
8/26 – We celebrate the birthdays of Elvis Costello and Jeff Tweedy

American Routes
8/5 – Stories from the road with Brandi Carlile & Meschiya Lake
8/12 – Giants of Jazz: Thelonious Monk & John Coltrane
8/19 – TBA
8/26 – TBA

Commonwealth Journal
8/5 – Cozy Up With a Good Book and a Danish Prince with guest Molly Booth
8/12 – Racism, Fear and Getting Help with Tahirah Abdullah
8/19 – Hugo Nominee Max Gladstone and the Rules of Magic with Max Gladstone
8/26 – Knights, Dragons and One Epic Tale with M.T. Anderson

E-Town
8/5 – Live music from Chicano Batman, BettySoo, Sarah Jackson (Casa de Paz)
8/12 – Live music from Hiss Golden Messenger, Chris Hillman & Herb Pedersen and more
8/19 – eTown On The Road: Mavis Staples and Ani DiFranco (Pt. 1)
8/26 – eTown On The Road: Mavis Staples and Ani DiFranco (Pt. 2)

Mountain Stage
8/4 – Live music from Steve Earle & the Dukes, The Mastersons, The Sherman Holmes Project
8/11 – Live music from Mokoomba, Okkervil River, Curtis McMurtry, David Amram & Joe Pug
8/18 – Live music from St. Paul & The Broken Bones, The Wild Reeds, Chastity Brown & Sarah Siskind
8/25 – Live music from Tom Paxton, Laurie Lewis & The Right Hands, Bill Kirchen and more

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