WUMB July Program Guide

Programming Highlights

July Programming Highlights

Acoustic Sunrise
7/1 – Music From Big Pink was released this day in 1968
7/8 – Birthday tributes to Bill Withers, Robbie Robertson, Nanci Griffith, Marc Cohn and Joan Osborne
7/15 – We’ll celebrate birthdays for Jack White, Mavis Staples, Bela Fleck and more!
7/22 – Happy Birthday to Ricky Skaggs, Emily Sailers and Rufus Wainwright
7/29 – A Birthday tribute to Alison Krauss. Neil Young plays live with CSN for the 1st time in 1969 Read More…

June Programming Highlights

Acoustic Sunrise
6/3 – We celebrate the release of Roses in the Snow from Emmylou Harris
6/10 – Music from Dave Alvin & Jimmie Dale Gilmore, getting ready for their live show tonight at 7 PM!
6/17 – Celebrating the release of Workingman’s Dead (6/14/70)
6/24 – A belated Birthday celebration for Nick Drake and more Read More…

May Programming Highlights

Acoustic Sunrise
5/6 – Birthday celebrations for Judy Collins and also the legacy of Pete Seeger
5/13 – Happy Mother’s Day! We’ll feature Moms who make music!
5/20 – We get an early jump on Bob Dylan’s birthday featuring his music and lots of covers
5/27 – Celebrating the 25th anniversary of Uncle Tupelo’s Anodyne and much more Read More…

April Programming Highlights

Acoustic Sunrise
4/1 – Huge Birthday celebrations for Emmylou Harris and Richard Thompson
4/8 – A focus on new and upcoming music with new releases from Joan Baez, Decemberists and more
4/15 – Happy Birthday to a music legend: Bessie Smith
4/22 – Songs for Earth Day and more
4/29 – Happy Birthday to Willie Nelson! Read More…

March Programming Highlights

Acoustic Sunrise
3/4 – New Music from Joan Baez and we’ll celebrate the birthday of Townes Van Zandt (3/7)
3/11 – CSNY are Grammy winners on this day in history. Happy B-day to James Taylor and Ry Cooder
3/18 – Neil Young scores his first #1 hit in 1972 and Happy Birthday to the late Solomon Burke
3/25 – Happy Birthday to Nick Lowe, Eric Clapton and Tracy Chapman Read More…

February Programming Highlights

Acoustic Sunrise
2/4 – Birthday nods to Jason Isbell, Laura Marling and more
2/11 – A birthday tribute to the great songwriter Carole King and more
2/18 – Acoustic Sunrise pays tribute to Nina Simone and more
2/25 – A George Harrison birthday tribute plus much more Read More…

January Programming Highlights

Acoustic Sunrise
1/7 – Happy Birthday to Joan Baez (1/9), Shawn Colvin (1/10), and Robert Earl Keen (1/11)
1/14 – Birthday celebrations for Musician/Producer T Bone Burnett and also Ellis Paul
1/21 – Happy Birthday to Jonatha Brooke (1/23) and much more
1/28 – A birthday celebration for the legendary Lucinda Williams (1/26) Read More…

December Programming Highlights

Acoustic Sunrise
12/3 – Happy Birthday to Chris Hillman, JJ Cale, Sonny Boy Williamson and Tom Waits
12/10 – Birthday nods go to Jakob Dylan, Dickey Betts
12/17 – We celebrate the birthday of local singer songwriter Lori McKenna
12/24 – Acoustic Sunrise Xmas!
12/31 – We usher in the New Year with Birthday nods to Odetta and more Read More…

November Programming Highlights

Acoustic Sunrise
11/5 – Tons of Birthdays! Lyle Lovett, KD Lang, Joni Mitchell, Ryan Adams and more!
11/12 – We say Happy 72nd Birthday to Neil Young!
11/19 – A birthday tribute to the late Jeff Buckley and more
11/26 – A special Bill Morrissey Tribute Read More…

October Programming Highlights

Acoustic Sunrise
10/1 – Happy Birthday to Gillian Welch and Keb Mo. Also new music from Stephen Stills & Judy Collins
10/8 – A special for John Prine’s Birthday (10/10)
10/15 – Paul Simon’s birthday is 10/13, and we’ll feature his music throughout the decades
10/22 – We’ll celebrate Josh Ritter’s birthday, as well as a tribute to the late Michael Troy
10/29 – Happy Birthday to Kate Campbell and Tom Paxton, as well as some spooky acoustic songs! Read More…