WUMB May Program Guide

May Programming Highlights

Artist of the Week is now Artist of the Day. Check our Website for updates!

Breakfast With the Beatles – Saturday at 6am
Throughout the month of April we’ll be doing repeats of Breakfast with the Beatles

Celtic Twilight – Sunday at 4pm
5/3 A birthday celebration for Christy Moore
5/10 A Mother’s Day special featuring Cherish The Ladies and more
5/17 We celebrate the birthdays of Martin Carthy and Paul Brady
5/24 We celebrate the birthday of Mary Black, Ireland’s premier traditional singer
5/31 Songs of Remembrance, honoring Memorial Day with artists Eric Bogle and more

Daily Dylan – Monday-Friday around 5:30pm
Week of 4/26 Selections from Together Through Life released this week in 2009
Week of 5/3 Unique Dylan covers all week
Week of 5/10 Blonde on Blonde was released this week in 1966
Week of 5/17 Back to more Dylan covers this week!
Week of 5/24 The Freewheelin’ Bob Dylan was released this week in 1963
Week of 5/31 Down in the Groove was released this week 1988

Dixie Bee Line – Saturday at 9pm
5/2 Blues from Paul Geremia, Jimmie Rodgers. Also, C&W with Charlie Monroe, Patsy Cline
5/9 Skeets McDonald’s Tattooed Lady, The Spurs, Western Swing from Bob Wills and much more
5/16 Blues segue with Anson Funderburgh; Bluegrass with Benny Martin, Kenny Baker, Bill Monroe
5/23 : Gal Holiday to Grandpa Jones; lots of Hank Penney, George Jones, even Geoff Bartley
5/30 Hank Fest: Hank Sr., Hank Thompson, Hank Penny, Hank Snow, Hank Garland

Folk Tales – Saturday at Noon
5/2 Dolly Parton, Alison Krauss, Linda Ronstadt and more
5/9 Willie Dixon
5/16 The History of Club Passim
5/23 Birth of the Blues
5/30 Silly Wizard

Guest Mix – Saturday at 1pm
5/2 Greg Liszt of Crooked Still
5/9 Jimmy Ryan
5/16 Josh Kantor from The Boston Red Sox
5/23 Tim Gearan
5/30 Amy Kulcharik

Highway 61 Revisited – Saturday at 8am
5/2 Judy Collins/Pete Seeger
5/9 Donovan/Dave Mason
5/16 Taj Mahal/Jesse Winchester
5/23 Annual all-Dylan show
5/30 John Fogerty/Levon Helm

Odyssey – Sunday at 2pm
5/3 Travels in Northeast Africa, starting in one of our favorite places to visit, Ethiopia
5/10 Algeria is our destination this week, and the latest from the new Rai scene, via Paris
5/17 We’ll head for the Northwest, and arrive in Morocco for the many fascinating sounds of the desert
5/24 A roundup of some music that has caught our ear in the last few months from around the world
5/31 We finish the month with a salute to spring in the music of celebration from all over the place

Producer Spotlight – Monday-Friday in the 11am hour
Week of 4/26 Jeff Tweedy
Week of 5/3 Brad Cook
Week of 5/10 Mike Viola
Week of 5/17 Ray Kennedy
Week of 5/24 Mike Mogis
Week of 5/31 Frank Liddell

Spinning The Blues – Saturday at 6pm
5/2 Birthday tributes to legendary Blues pioneers Blind Willie McTell, Little Walter and more
5/9 Celebrating the Birthday of Blues Troubadour Guy Davis
5/16 Holly Harris will feature Birthday tributes to Taj Mahal, Big Joe Turner and more
5/23 Birthday tributes to T-Bone Walker, Ron Levy and more
5/30 TBA

WUMB Sunday Morning Brew – Sunday at 8am
5/3 Celebrating Birthdays for Pete Seeger, Judy Collins and much more
5/10 We’ll honor Stevie Wonder on his Birthday along with the influential Robert Johnson
5/17 Taj Mahal, Jesse Winchester, Pete Townshend and much more
5/24 We’ll celebrate Birthdays for Rosanne Cash, Sarah Jarosz and much more
5/31 Perry Persoff will celebrate Birthdays for Brandi Carlile and more

American Routes – Sunday at Noon
5/3 Corona “Stay at Home Companion” Volume 2
5/10 Music & Healing: Part 2
5/17 TBA
5/24 TBA
5/31 TBA

E-Town – Saturday at 4pm
5/2 Live music from Allen Stone and Nikki Lane
5/9 Live music from Sarah Jarosz and Hymn For Her
5/16 Live music from Beth Hart and John McEuen
5/23 Live music from Patrick Watson and Basia Bulat
5/30 Live music from Greensky Bluegrass and Israel Nash

Mountain Stage – Saturday at 2pm
5/2 From 2010: Cake, Hayes Carll, Old 97’s, Hot Club of Cowtown
5/9 From 2011: Vince Gill, David Mayfield Parade, Red Molly, Jim Lauderdale, John Lilly
5/16 From 2011: Dawes, Jason Isbell, James McMurtry, Blitzen Trapper and Matthew Sweet
5/23 From 2014: Robert Cray, The Blind Boys of Alabama, John Hammond
5/30 From 2015: Chris Stapleton, Joan Osborne, Rock My Soul and Joe Ely

Right Mind Media Podcast – Sunday at 7am
5/3 A New Approach to Treating Depression
5/10 TBA
5/17 TBA
5/24 TBA
5/31 TBA

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