WUMB June Program Guide

June 2019 Archives

Hillbilly Summer

Now I know the singer/songwriter Greg Klyma as a fairly serious fan of Hank Williams Sr.  As am I!  So when I mentioned to Greg that if he ever felt like doing some serious Hank on the Dixie Bee Line, well, he’d be welcome.  Lo and behold, he said, how about June 1st?   Well, OK!   Read More…

The Local Music Corner

‘Tis the season! There are threats of summer breaking out. And very soon the sun itself (i.e., the calendar) will proclaim it to officially be Summer. It must be time to take the snow shovel and ice scraper out of the car. Read More…

SAMW Week 1 Has Something For Everyone

WUMB’s Summer Acoustic Music Camps offer folk and acoustic music lovers a uniquely wide range of instrumental, vocal, performance and songwriting instruction, geared to all skill levels.

At this year’s Week 1, taking place July 14 – 20, in addition to classes covering many aspects of guitar and vocal techniques, performance, and songwriting you can spend a week getting started with or better at mandolin, fiddle, or Appalachian dulcimer!  You can dive deep into the specific musical styles of Rev. Gary Davis or Merle Travis, expand your repertoire of classic country songs and country & roots guitar licks, or just immerse yourself in songs that do political and social work in the world. Read More…

2019 WUMB Blues Music Camp is shaping up! 

The finishing touches are being put on this year’s line-up of instructors and course offerings for the 2nd annual WUMB Blues Music Camp. I can’t wait to share what we have planned for you! Read More…

Here’s June!

Hello, and I hope this finds you well as it’s finally starting to feel like Spring in Boston. Here are some quick Programming notes from WUMB….

Our next 3rd Thursday Concert is happening June 20th with special guests Billy Wylder. As always, tickets are at a 50% discount if you’re a WUMB Member. Also, this will be our last 3rd Thursday as we take a little break until September when we return. Read More…

June Member Benefits

The Members Corner

Third Thursdays at the Burren
Every Third Thursday of the month WUMB presents a show at the Burren in Somerville, MA. WUMB Members can get discounted tickets by entering a coupon code on the Burren ticket page. The coupon code is sent to each Member at the time of their donation. However, if you need the code again, please feel free to contact the Membership Office at wumb.membership@umb.edu or 617-287-6902. Read More…

June Programming Highlights

Artist of the Week – (9am, 12pm, 3pm, 7pm)
Week of 6/2 The Avett Brothers
Week of 6/9 Lucinda Williams
Week of 6/16 Nick Drake
Week of 6/23 Rhiannon Giddens
Week of 6/30 Neil Young Read More…