WUMB February Program Guide

September Programming Highlights

Artist of the Week – (9am, 12pm, 3pm, 7pm)
Week of 9/1 Joan Baez
Week of 9/8 Jason Isbell
Week of 9/15 Hank Williams
Week of 9/22 Bruce Springsteen
Week of 9/29 Joe Henry

Beale Street Caravan – NEW TIME! Saturday at 5pm
8/3 TBA
8/10 TBA
8/17 TBA
8/24 TBA
8/31 TBA

Breakfast With the Beatles – Saturday at 6am
9/7 This month in 1972, John and Yoko appear on the Jerry Lewis Telethon; we’ll hear that rare audio!
9/14 On Sept 12th 1964, The Beatles perform at the Boston Garden. We’ll hear vintage radio and news
9/21 50th anniversary of Abbey Road. We’ll track Side One on original vinyl!
9/28 50th anniversary of Abbey Road. We’ll track Side Two on original vinyl!

Celtic Twilight – Sunday at 4pm
9/1 Celebrating the birthday of William “Liam” Clancy
9/8 The birthday of Joseph Ronald “Ronnie” Drew, who achieved with the Dubliners over 50 years
9/15 Celebrating the birthday of Maura O’Connell, known for her powerful vocals in both groups and solo.
9/22 Celebrating the birthday of Eric Bogle, a Scot, now living in Australia, who has penned some of the most remarkable and memorable Celtic ballads of our time
9/29 Celebrating the birthday of Dolores Keane, who was called ” the queen of Irish soul ” by Nanci Griffith, because of her earthy, heartfelt vocals

Daily Dylan – Monday-Friday at 5:30pm
Week of 8/25 Modern Times was released this week in 2006
Week of 9/1 Under the Red Sky released this week in 1990
Week of 9/8 selections from Love and Theft, released this week in 2001
Week of 9/15 songs produced by Daniel Lanois (born this week in 1951)
Week of 9/22 selections from Oh Mercy, released this week in 1989
Week of 9/29 Time Out of Mind was released this week in 1997

Dixie Bee Line – Saturday at 9pm
9/7 ’20s vintage country, ’30s vintage western swing, ’40s vintage C&W
9/14 Little Brenda Lee, Red Knuckles, Red Simpson, Cousin Emmy, Merle Haggard and more!
9/21 Jimmie Rodgers, Ernest Tubb, Bruce Molsky, Hank Williams, Sr., Bob Wills and more
9/28 Jon’s Favorites; “Smoke that Cigarette,” “Alabama Jubilee,” “I’m a Truck,” “If You’ve Got the Money,” more

Folk Tales – Saturday at Noon
9/7 The Family Tree of a famous folk song
9/14 Broadside Ballads
9/21 Dolly Parton
9/28 The Medicine Show circuit & the birth of country music

Guest Mix – Saturday at 1pm
9/7 Bill Janovitz
9/14 Tim Gearan
9/21 Jordie Lane
9/28 Dennis Brennan

Highway 61 Revisited – Saturday at 8am
9/7 John Martyn/Roger Waters
9/14 Maria Muldaur/BB King
9/21 Leonard Cohen/Bruce Springsteen
9/28 Producer Gus Dudgeon

Odyssey – Sunday at 2pm
9/1 TBA
9/8 Surprising new recordings from just about everywhere in a round-the-world program
9/15 Scandinavia is the focus this week, traditional music from Finland, Norway, and Sweden
9/22 More music from the sunny north, then Estonia for some amazing new recordings
9/29 Latvia, Lithuania and Poland this week as we look at little known traditions of northern Europe

Producer Spotlight – Monday-Friday in the 11am hour
Week of 9/1 Tom Wilson
Week of 9/8 Will Kimbrough
Week of 9/15 Daniel Lanois
Week of 9/22 Alison Krauss
Week of 9/29 Rick Rubin

Spinning The Blues – Saturday at 6pm
9/7 Brendan Hogan fills in for Holly Harris!
9/14 Birthday celebrations for B.B. King, Otis Redding and more
9/21 Celebrating the legendary Ray Charles
9/28 Happy Birthday to Koko Taylor and more !

WUMB Sunday Morning Brew – Sunday at 8am
9/1 Van Morrison, Hometown Heroes: Ohio
9/8 Aimee Mann, Hometown Heroes: Virginia
9/15 Steve Berlin, Don Was, Hometown Heroes: Colorado
9/22 Ray Charles, Hometown Heroes: Maine
9/29 Bassist Robbie Shakespeare, Hometown Heroes: Alabama

American Routes – Sunday at Noon
9/1 Labor Day Live From New Orleans
9/8 Dreamers Then & Now Vol. 2: Jesse Colin Young & Leyla McCalla
9/15 Santana Speaks: Wtih Celia Cruz, Tito Puente & Los Lobos
9/22 Autumn Equinox & Remembering Aretha Franklin
9/29 Rockabilly with Narvel Felts & Rolling the Stones with Bernard Fowler and Chuck Leavell

Commonwealth Journal – Sunday at 7:30am
9/1 Boston’s Hip Hop Heritage with Guest Pacey Foster
9/8 For the Birds with Guest Neil Hayward
9/15 Out of Office with Guest Randy Albelda
9/22 Gender Equality in Tech with Guests Banu Ozkazanc-Pan  and Tom Hopcroft
9/29 The Women Who Rocked NASA with Guest Nathalia Holt

E-Town NEW TIME! – Saturday at 4pm
9/7 Live music from Over the Rhine and David Huckfelt
9/14 Live music from Willie Nelson and Kacey Musgraves
9/21 Live music from Bettye LaVette
9/28 Live music from Hiss Golden Messenger and Chris Hillman & Herb Pedersen

Mountain Stage – Saturday at 2pm
9/7 Live music from The Milk Carton Kids, Steve Poltz and more
9/14 Live music from Steve Earle & The Dukes, Damien Jurado and more
9/21 Live music from John Pizzarelli Trio, Catherine Russell and more
9/28 Live music from John Paul White, Molly Tuttle and more

Right Mind Media Podcast – Sunday at 7am
9/1 Hot Topics: September: Jon and Abby go behind the headlines to hot topics of the month.
9/8 DA Rachael Rollins: District Attorney Rachael Rollins talks about her plans for criminal justice reform
9/15 The Art & Science of Meditation: Dr. Sara Lazar is the head of the Lazar Lab at Harvard University
9/22 In Pain: the story of bioethicist Travis Rieder
9/29 TBD

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