WUMB March Program Guide

March Programming Highlights

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Breakfast With the Beatles – Saturday at 6am
3/7 This week in March 1964 and ‘65 The Beatles were filming A Hard Day’s Night and Help respectively.
3/14 We celebrate Pattie Boyd Harrison’s Birthday and play tracks written by George for his wife.
3/21 Please Please Me the first Beatles album was released this week 1963 in the UK!
3/28 The Beatles stopped wearing leather outfits this week in 1962. We’ll tell you the story!

Celtic Twilight – Sunday at 4pm

3/1 Realta, a Belfast-based Irish quintet and masters on pipes, whistles, banjo, bouzouki and more
3/8 Birthdays of Steve Tilston, English singer-songwriter and Donal Lunny, Irish composer and performer
3/15 St. Patrick’s Day – we’ll trace great Irish bands from the 1940’s to the present
3/22 We explore new music from Barry and Laura Kerr, Armagh-born siblings
3/29 New music from Clare accordion and concertina player Josephine March, from her new solo album

 

Daily Dylan – Monday-Friday around 5:30pm
Week of 3/1 Selections from Blood on the Tracks which was #1 this week in 1975
Week of 3/8 Interesting Dylan covers all week
Week of 3/15 We’ll celebrate Bob Dylan’s debut album released this week in 1962
Week of 3/22 We’ll celebrate Bringing It All Back Home which was released
Week of 3/29 Dylan’s The Bootleg Series Vol. 6: Bob Dylan Live 1964 was released this week in 2004

Dixie Bee Line – Saturday at 9pm
3/7 Western Swing with Merle Travis, Wade Ray, Flatt & Scruggs, Bill Monroe, and Buck Owens…
3/14 Jon’s Favorites; Bob Wills, Benny Martin, Hank Penny and some 30’s vintage western swing
3/21 Jon’s Favorites: “Saturday Night” songs, the “answer” to “Jambalaya,” and more
3/28 TBD

Folk Tales – Saturday at Noon
3/7 Patsy Cline
3/14 Buffy Saint-Marie
3/21 Fundraiser Special: Scott’s Personal Favorites
3/28 James Taylor

Guest Mix – Saturday at 1pm
3/7 Birds of Chicago
3/14 Christian McNeill
3/21 Alastair Moock
3/28 Dave Godowsky

Highway 61 Revisited – Saturday at 8am
3/7 Townes Van Zandt/Arthur Lee & H61 Guest DJ
3/14 James Taylor/Ry Cooder
3/21 Producers Jimmy Miller & Tom Wilson/Elton John
3/28 All 1970 pt. 2

Odyssey – Sunday at 2pm
3/1 TBA
3/8 Travels to Afghanistan on our way to Pakistan, where we explore some of the vibrant vocal styles
3/15 New recordings from all over the word including India
3/22 More from India today, with a visit to some old favorites along the way
3/29 We’ll finish up the month with some new music to honor the spirit of spring

Producer Spotlight – Monday-Friday in the 11am hour
Week of 3/2 Gus Cannon
Week of 3/8 Dan Knobler
Week of 3/15 Rodney Crowell
Week of 3/22 Daniel Lanois
Week of 3/29 Self-produced projects all week

Spinning The Blues – Saturday at 6pm
3/7 Birthday celebrations for Ry Cooder, Ronnie Earl and more
3/14 Holly pays tribute to Sam “Lightnin’ Hopkins” and also Austin great Marcia Ball
3/21 Aretha Franklin, Son House and Otis Spann are all celebrated on their birthdays
3/28 Tributes to Sue Foley, Lowell Fulson and more. New Blues from Laura Green

WUMB Sunday Morning Brew – Sunday at 8am
3/1 Celebating birth days of Martin Sexton, Sonya Kitchell, Robyn Hitchcock; Hometown Heroes: Dallas
3/8 Tributes to Rick Rubin, Mary Gauthier, Peter Wolf; Hometown Heroes: Tuscon, AZ
3/15 Birthday celebrations for James McMurtry, Patty Griffin, Hometown Heroes: West Virgina
3/22 Tributes to Sister Rosetta Tharpe, Chip Taylor; Hometown Heroes: Prince Edward Island
3/29 TBA

American Routes – Sunday at Noon
3/1 Leap Day: Forgotten Treasures
3/8 Fellow Travelers: Margo Price, Willie Nelson & Friends
3/15 Down by the Riverside: with The Doucet Brothers, Original Liberty Jazz Band and more
3/22 TBA
3/29 TBA

Commonwealth Journal – Sunday at 7:30am
3/1 The Politics of Anger
3/8 Isolation from Civic Life
3/15 Hugo Nominee Max Gladstone and the Rules of Magic
3/22 Racism, Fear and Getting Help
3/29 Cozy Up With a Good Book and a Danish Prince

E-Town – Saturday at 4pm
3/1 Live music from Blind Pilot, Mirah and more
3/8 Live music from Colin Hay and Doyle Bramhall II
3/15 Live music from Railroad Earth and Matt Andersen
3/22 Live music from William Fitzsimmons and Raye Zaragoza

Mountain Stage – Saturday at 2pm
3/7 Live music from Tyler Childers, Johnny Staats and more
3/14 Live music from Glen Phillips, Nellie McKay, Chris Barron and more
3/21 Live music from Keller & The Keels, Fruition, Town Mountain and more
3/28 Live music from Russell Moore & IIIrd Tyme Out, Peter Mulvey and more

Right Mind Media Podcast – Sunday at 7am
3/1 Author and journalist Beth Macy joins us to talk about her best-selling book Dopesick
3/8 Jon and Abby go behind the headlines to explore the hot topics of the month.
3/15 Lynn W. joins us to share her story in the ninth installment of our series “Recovery Stories.”
3/22 We talk to psychiatrist Himal Mitra about the role of medication in mental health treatment today
3/29 Dr. Rachel Volberg on the Social and Economic Impacts of Gambling in Massachusetts

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