WUMB July Program Guide

April Programming Highlights

Artist of the Week – (9am, 12pm, 3pm, 7pm)
Week of 4/1 Emmylou Harris (born 4/2/47)
Week of 4/7 Lowell George (born 4/13/45)
Week of 4/14 Loretta Lynn (born 4/14/32)
Week of 4/21 Roy Orbison (born 4/23/36)
Week of 4/28 Willie Nelson (born 4/29/33)

Beale Street Caravan – NEW TIME! – Saturday at 5pm
4/7 TBA
4/14 TBA
4/21 TBA
4/28 TBA

Breakfast With the Beatles – Saturday at 6am
4/6 On April 1st, 1965 John Lennon meets with his father Freddie Lennon
4/13 Special guest this week is Beatles author Ken Mansfield who ran Apple Records in America.
4/20 We look back at the life of Linda McCartney, who passed away on April 17th, 1998
4/27 The Beatles Second Album was released this month in 1964

Celtic Twilight – Sunday at 4pm
4/7 TBA
4/14 TBA
4/21 TBA
4/28 TBA

Daily Dylan – Monday-Friday at 5:30pm
Week of 4/1 Collaborations with Emmylou Harris all week
Week of 4/7 Dylan’s Nashville Skyline was released this week in 1969
Week of 4/14 All week we’ll hear different versions of “Boots of Spanish Leather”
Week of 4/21 The Bootleg Series Vol. 6: Bob Dylan Live 1964 was released this week in 2004
Week of 4/28 Dylan released Together Through Life this week in 2009

Dixie Bee Line – Saturday at 9pm
4/6 The whole history of recorded hillbilly music, from Roy Acuff and more
4/13 Willie Nelson to Wilf Carter, John Hartford to Ray Price, all the way up to the Whiskey Gentry
4/20 The Women of Country Music. From the Carter Family, Molly O’Day, and Cousin Emmy
4/27 (Live) Bluegrass from the Gibson Brothers, Doc & Merle Watson, and Fiddler Benny Martin

Folk Tales – Saturday at Noon
All throughout April we’ll be tracking the roots of the singer-songwriter:
4/6 Almanac Singers
4/13 Stephen Foster
4/20 Leonard Cohen
4/27 Holly Near

Guest Mix – Saturday at 1pm
4/6 Grant Lee Phillips
4/13 The Suitcase Junket
4/20 TBA
4/27 TBA

Highway 61 Revisited – Saturday at 8am
4/6 Muddy Waters/Dallas Taylor
4/13 Lowell George/Dusty Springfield
4/20 Producers Paul Rothchild & Jack Nitzsche
4/27 All live performances

Odyssey – Sunday at 2pm
4/7 TBA
4/14 TBA
4/21 TBA
4/28 TBA

Producer Spotlight – Monday-Friday in the 11am hour
Week of 4/1 Don Gehman
Week of 4/7 Blake Mills
Week of 4/14 Buddy Miller
Week of 4/21 Ben Harper
Week of 4/28 Dan Auerbach

Spinning The Blues – Saturday at 6pm
4/6 a Birthday tribute to Billie Holiday and Luther “Guitar Junior” Johnson
4/13 Dedications to the legendary Bessie Smith, Clarence “Gatemouth” Brown and more
4/20 Birthday tributes to Albert King, Ma Rainey and more
4/27 Duke Ellington, Otis Rush and others are featured for their birthdays

WUMB Sunday Morning Brew – Sunday at 8am
4/7 Celebrating the birthdays of Richard Thompson and Janis Ian
4/14 Celebrating the birthdays of Chris Stapleton, Lowell George, and Al Green
4/21 Birthdays of Glenn Hansard, keyboardist/producer Jack Nitzsche
4/28 Celebrating the birthdays of Willie Nelson, Ann Peebles, and Chuck Leavell

American Routes – Sunday at Noon
4/7 Friends of Robert Johnson
4/14 TBA
4/21 TBA
4/28 TBA

Commonwealth Journal – Sunday at 7:30am
4/7 Boston’s Invisible Billionaire with Gerald Chan
4/14 When Poetry Meets Politics with guest Jill McDonough
4/21 Family Secrets Surface in the Salt House with guest Lisa Duffy
4/28 How Civic Deserts Alienate Youth with Kei Kawashima-Ginsberg and Felicia Sullivan

E-Town – NEW TIME! Saturday at 4pm
4/7 Live music from Joachim Cooder, Bonnie Paine and Sarah Evans
4/14 Live music from Beth Hart, John McEuen and Diane Cohen
4/21 Live music from Shook Twins, Danny Barnes and more
4/28 Live music from Tyminski and Angel Snow

Mountain Stage – Saturday at 2pm
4/6 Live music from John Gorka, The Weather Station and more
4/13 Live music from Yonder Mountain String Band and more
4/20 Special Edition: Cover Songs
4/27 Live music from Tim O’Brien Band, The Po’ Ramblin’ Boys & more

Right Mind Media Podcast – Sunday at 7am
4/7 If You Love Me – Maureen Cavanagh talks about her new memoir
4/14 Personal Recovery Stories #6
4/21 What is Narcan?
4/28 Hey, Kiddo – Jarrett Krosoczka joins us to talk about his profound new graphic memoir

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