WUMB February Program Guide

February Programming Highlights

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Breakfast With the Beatles – Saturday at 6am
2/1 We’ll hear the original broadcast of The Beatles debut performance on The Ed Sullivan Show in 1964
2/8 We will remember one of The Beatles greatest influences, Buddy Holly
2/15 This week in 1964, The Beatles return to The Ed Sullivan Show, Live from Miami!
2/22 We celebrate George Harrison’s Birthday!
2/29 On this Leap Day, we’ll take a deep dive into The Beatles solo catalogue and play lots of solo tracks

Celtic Twilight – Sunday at 4pm
2/5 We celebrate the birthday of Susan McKeown, singer and stage performer
2/12 Celtic Love Songs in celebration of Valentine’s Day coming up this week
2/19 We celebrate Canadian multi-instrumentalist singer-songwriter, Loreena McKennitt
2/26 We celebrate Canadian fiddler Ashley MacIsaac’s birthday

Daily Dylan – Monday-Friday around 5:30pm
Week of 2/2 Various artists covering Dylan all week
Week of 2/9 selections from Live at The Gaslight 1962
Week of 2/16 selections from Planet Waves which was #1 in 1974
Week of 2/23 connections between Dylan and Johnny Cash born this week in 1932

Dixie Bee Line – Saturday at 9pm
2/1 Funky old blues, country, and western swing; Bluegrass galore, Honky Tonk with Bill Kirchen, Johnny Horton, Red Sovine, Charlie Monroe
2/8 Watch the board for live bluegrass guests, Joe Val songs, Beantown Buckaroos, Jimmy C Newman tribute, The Buffalo Wabs
2/15 Extra old-time with Foghorn Stringband, Uncle Dave Macon, Doc Watson, the Red Clay Ramblers, Lew Childre, plus honky tonk and western swing
2/22 Much old-time and bluegrass with John Hartford, Bruce Molsky, Tara Nevins, honky tonk and western swing with Buck Owens Adolph Hofner, Merle Haggard, Hank Williams, Sr.
2/29 Skip Gorman, Notorious Folk, Courtney Granger, Hazel Dickens, Ernest Tubb, Loretta Lynn, Bill Monroe, Bob Wills, Ray Price, and Carl Smith

Folk Tales – Saturday at Noon
2/1 Pete Seeger Hootenanny concert part two with Alastair Moock, Danielle Miraglia, and Dinty Child
2/8 Black History Month Special, honoring Mahalia Jackson, Muddy Waters, and the Fisk Jubilee Singers
2/15 American music’s most important concert? “From Spirituals to Swing” at Carnegie Hall, 1938
2/22 Celebrating the 80th Birthday of “This Land Is Your Land”
2/29 The 50th Anniversary of Rounder Records

Guest Mix – Saturday at 1pm
2/1 Hayley Sabella
2/8 Willy Mason
2/15 Brooke Annibale
2/22 a special Guest DJ
2/29 TBA

Highway 61 Revisited – Saturday at 8am
2/1 Graham Nash/Al Kooper
2/8 Tom Rush & H61 Guest DJ
2/15 Eric Andersen/Tim Buckley
2/22 Buffy Sainte-Marie & H61 Guest DJ
2/29 All 1970 Part 1

Odyssey – Sunday at 2pm
2/2 Some more rambles in Europe, looking for interesting interpretations of old music
2/9 Heading south to France and Spain and the legendary gypsy traditions
2/16 We visit the Mediterranean coast for some languid styles that have a surprisingly ancient history!
2/23 East to the Balkans and Turkey, where trade crossroads have spawned extraordinary sounds

Producer Spotlight – Monday-Friday in the 11am hour
Week of 2/2 Ben Harper
Week of 2/9 new projects from Dan Auerbach
Week of 2/16 Sam Kassirer
Week of 2/23 Matt Pence

Spinning The Blues – Saturday at 6pm
2/1 Birthdays: Eddie Taylor, Roosevelt Sykes, Charlie Musselwhite
2/8 Music from Floyd Dixon, Josh White. New Blues from Tinsley Ellis
2/15 Birthdays: Nina Simon, Magic Sam, Irma Thomas and Maceo Parker
2/22 Birthdays for Fats Domino, Johnny Winter and more. New Blues from Phantom Blues Band
2/29 Holly celebrates the legacy of JB Lenoir. New Blues from Marie Martiens & The Messarounds

WUMB Sunday Morning Brew – Sunday at 8am
2/2 Birthdays: Louie Perez, Eva Cassidy. Hometown Heroes: Saskatchewan
2/9 Birthdays: Carole King, Bob Marley, Joe Ely. Hometown Heroes: Glasgow
2/16 Birthdays: Conor Oberst, Irma Thomas, Chris Thile. Hometown Heroes: Mississippi
2/23 Birthdays: Rhiannon Giddens, George Harrison. Hometown Heroes: Wisconsin

American Routes – Sunday at Noon
2/2 Guilty Pleasures: Music We Love More Than We Can Say
2/9 Blues for Home and Highways: Eddie Cotton, Jr. & Willis Alan Ramsey
2/16 Blue Note Records: Then and Now with Don Was
2/23 TBA

Commonwealth Journal – Sunday at 7:30am
2/2 A First Ladys Second Love with Guest Susan Quinn
2/9 What’s Next for the Labor Movement with Guests Steve Striffler and Steven Tolman
2/16 Climate Change: How We Know What We Know with Guest Robyn Hannigan
2/23 Knights, Dragons and One Epic Tale with Guest M.T. Anderson

E-Town – Saturday at 4pm
2/1 Live music from Gregory Alan Isakov and Rayland Baxter
2/8 Live music from The Band of Heathens and Stephen Kellogg
2/15 Live music from Laura Veirs and Aaron Lee Tasjan
2/22 Live music from Valerie June and Mick Flannery
2/29 Live music from Delbert McClinton and Robert Finley

Mountain Stage – Saturday at 2pm
2/1 Live music from The Lone Bellow, Anna Tivel and more
2/8 Live music from Matt Nathanson, Stephen Kellogg, Carbon Leaf and more
2/15 Live music from Tim O’Brien Band, The Po’ Ramblin’ Boys & more
2/22 Live music from Darlingside, Greg Brown, Lula Wiles and more
2/29 Live music from David Bromberg Quintet, The Devil Makes Three and more

Right Mind Media Podcast – Sunday at 7am
2/2 “Weed, Inc.”
2/9 “Recovery vs Public Policy”
2/16 “Hot Topics: February”
2/23 TBD

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