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July 2019 Archives

Holly Celebrates Birthdays for Two Blues Greats

On July 1 we celebrate the birthdays of Blues greats, James Cotton and Willie Dixon, both born on the same day 20 years apart. Dixon was not only a noted bass player, but a prolific writer and penned many of the classic Blues tunes that we know today such as, “I Can’t Quit You Baby”, “Back Door Man” and “Spoonful” to name a few. Read More…

A New Music Recommend from Gail

Here’s a new album that I want to tell you about.

Runa, an Irish American band, celebrating their tenth year together, has released a 6th album, Ten, The Errant Night. Read More…

The Local Music Corner – Summer’s Here!!!!!!!!!!

One of the many things that resonate about Summer – besides the lack of snow shoveling and actually needing less hot water in the shower – is the Summer Song.  You know, a song that puts you in that Summer state of mind and goes on to give you sense-memories of the time.  I have one to nominate for this year.  Read More…

David Allan Coe

Friends, you know I take requests on the Dixie Bee Line.  Well, I’ve got some fans up on the north shore of Massachusetts that I know always give particularly interesting requests.  So when they asked for David Allan Coe, I said sure!  No problem. Read More…

Mavis Staples is 80!

We’re living in a unique time where many heritage artists of the past 50-60 years are still creating vibrant music well into later life. It’s a remarkable thing to hear artists like Loretta Lynn, Willie Nelson, and Leonard Cohen (before he passed at age 82 in 2016), continue to hone and define their sound decades after they first shared it with the world. Read More…

July!

A quick note of thanks to everyone who donated during our End of the Fiscal Year Fundraiser. We exceeded our goal quicker than we ever have before and we also heard from over 100 brand new Members. We are all extremely humbled by the level of support WUMB has received over the years and we continue to express that none of this would be possible without the contributions from our extremely generous audience. Read More…

WUMB’s Acoustic Music Camps Are On A Roll!

The WUMB Acoustic Music Camps program is rolling into summer, with the first of our two Summer Acoustic Music Weeks only days away!  SAMW Week 1, August 14-20, will feature 13 instructors including Kate Campbell, Reggie Harris, Pete & Maura Kennedy, and Cosy SheridanRead More…

July Member Benefits

The Members Corner

Matching Gifts
Thank you to everyone who contributed to our Summer 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! Read More…

July Programming Highlights

Artist of the Week – (9am, 12pm, 3pm, 7pm)
Week of 6/30 Neil Young
Week of 7/7 Jack White
Week of 7/14 Woody Guthrie (lots of covers all week)
Week of 7/21 Abigail Washburn
Week of 7/28 Norah Jones Read More…