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August 2019 Archives

Folk Tales for the Dog Days….

I’ve got some lively Folk Tales to get you through the dog days of August. On the 3rd, it’s a colorful look at Irish music’s most influential fiddler and first recording star, Michael Coleman, followed on the 10th by rock’s folksy grandpa, rockabilly. Read More…

The Local Music Corner

Hi there! How’s your sunscreen supply so far? Oh, I love outdoor summer music. Three years ago, my jaw dropped at the notion of Aoife O’Donovan, Sarah Jarosz, and Sara Watkins teaming up. The potential harmonies and the potent musicianship between them – “I hope they tour, I hope they tour,” I thought. Read More…

White Owls at the Fallout Shelter

Like many WUMB listeners, I believe deeply in the importance of celebrating and supporting live local music. We have often lamented the closing of music venues around Boston and in other towns.  Read More…

King of the Hillbilly Piano Players

As I look back over my old playlists from the Dixie Bee Line (every Saturday night from 9 – Midnight Eastern time) the one most consistently played artist jumps out as Moon Mullican.  Indeed, I have a ton of his material.  Thing is, it’s all good.  Read More…

August Is Blues Festivals Month!

August is the primary month for Blues festivals here in New England. It’s a great time to eat some fun food, gather with the family, taste some libations and of course hear some amazing music. It’s also a perfect showcase for both local talent and national acts that come directly to you…. Read More…

On Celtic Twilight this Month

I found a new release called We Banjo 3, which has a fun, summery vibe. The music is an amalgam of Americana, folk, bluegrass and Celtic. Read More…

August

I hope you’re having a great Summer as we’re already into August. It seems like the days just continue to fly by so I hope you’ve had a chance to take some time and actually enjoy life! Read More…

2019 WUMB Blues Music Camp

I’m very excited to open registration for the 2019 WUMB Blues Music Camp! Last year’s camp was our first time trying a blues-centric weekend of classes. It was so much fun and was such a success that Camp Director Patty Domeniconi and I decided to get to work on planning this year’s camp before the dust even settled. Read More…

August Member Benefits

The Members Corner

Update your Contact Information

Did you recently move? Changed your email address? An update is as simple as an email or a phone call away. Contact the Membership Office with all of your questions or updates at wumb.membership@umb.edu or call 617-287-6902. Read More…

August Programming Highlights

Artist of the Week (9am, 12pm, 3pm, 7pm)
Week of 7/28 Norah Jones
Week of 8/4 Rosanne Cash
Week of 8/14 Mark Knopfler
Week of 8/21 Conor Oberst
Week of 8/28 Sarah Jarosz Read More…