WUMB February Program Guide

Programming Highlights

March Programming Highlights

American Routes

March 8 – Alabama Bound

March 15 – Richard Thompson & Zachary Richard

March 22 – Soul Sisters

March 29 – Men of Steel and Soul: The Campbell Brothers and Walter “Wolfman” Washington


Mountain Stage

March 7 – Rodney Crowell, The Infamous Stringdusters, Elephant Revival, The Sea The Sea & Tattletale Saints

March 14 – Solas, Michael Martin Murphey, Mark Mulcahy, Sean Keane & Logan Brill

March 21 – Lee Ann Womack, Mac McAnally, Angaleena Presley, Charlie Worsham & Kristin Andreassen

March 28 – Greensky Bluegrass, Cabinet, Hot Club of Cowtown, The Carper Family, David Morris & Jack Ballengee Morris

Read More…

February Programming Highlights


2/7 – Pokey Lafarge and the South City Three / Shovels and Rope

2/14 – Lucy Rose / Big Al Anderson

2/21 – Justin Townes Earle / Sam Baker

2/28 – Big Head Todd and the Monsters / Jesca Hoop


American Routes

2/8 – Hard Times and Honky Tonks: Dale Watson, Gillian Welch and David Rawlings

Read More…

January Programming Highlights

World Café-  M-F  10pm

– Monday, January 12, 2015:  New Orleans rock band, The Revivalists, are back with their new album City of Sound.

-Tuesday, January 13, 2015:  Roger Hodgson stops by to discuss the remastered deluxe edition of Supertramp’s 1974 breakthrough album, Crime Of The Century.

-Wednesday, January 14, 2015: Rain Plans is the latest release from singer-songwriter Israel Nash.

-Thursday, January 15, 2015: Son Little is the stage name of Aaron Earl Livingston – his new EP is Things I Forgot.

-Friday, January 16, 2015: The Vintage Cafe returns to a discussion and performance from last year with punk-rock group, Against Me!

-Monday, January 19, 2015: Singer – Songwriter Ryan Bingham plays a solo acoustic set of music from his new album Fear and Saturday Night and chats with host, David Dye, for a Special Producers Session.

-Tuesday, January 20, 2015: The Decemberists are back from their hiatus with a new album titled What a Terrible World, What a Beautiful World.

-Wednesday, January 21, 2015: 77 is the new hard-hitting album by punk rock trio, Nude Beach.

-Thursday, January 22, 2015: Canadian Indie Pop Rockers Alvvays have released their eponymous debut album, Alvvays.

-Friday, January, 23, 2015: David talks to Marty Stewart about his double album Saturday Night/ Sunday Morning in this edition of the Vintage Cafe.


American Routes-  Sunday’s at Noon

Jan 11 – Creole Eyes and Classical Ears: Van Dyke Parks & Tom McDermott

Jan 18- Words and Music in the Spirit of Martin Luther King, Jr.

Jan 25 – Jesse Winchester, Wayne & Jayne Henderson


Mountain Stage- Saturday’s at 2pm

Jan 17 – James McMurtry, Yonder Mountain String Band, The Devil Makes Three, Lily & Madeleine

Jan 24 – Lisa Loeb, Black Prairie, The Stray Birds, Rose Cousins, Joan Shelley

Jan 31 – Lake Street Dive, The Steel Wheels, Gregory Alan Isokov, Willie Sugarcapps, Shonna Tucker & Eye Candy


E-Town- Saturday’s at 7am

Jan 3 – Band Of Horses / Colin Hay

Jan 10 – Leon Russell / Caitlin Rose

Jan 17 – Bruce Cockburn / Kat Edmonson

Jan 24 – The Devil Makes Three / Parker Millsap

Jan 31 – The Lumineers / Zoe Keating


H61 Revisted- Saturday’s at Noon

Jan 3 – Stephen Stills, Sandy Denny, Van Dyke Parks & Country Joe McDonald

Jan 10 – Joan Baez, Jimmy Page, Rod Stewart & Chris Bell

Jan 17 – Mick Taylor, Phil Everly, Janis Joplin & Capt. Beefheart

Jan 24 – Richie Havens, Ashley Hutchings, Warren Zevon & Sam Cooke

December Programming Highlights

Live @ WUMB
12/2 – Sacred Shakers

12/3 – Kerri Powers

12/9 – Tom Rush


Commonwealth Journal
12/07 – Impact of Digital Media – Brian Halley, UMass Press Editor – Rachel Rubin

12/14 – Global Film Network – Regge Life, Founder, Global Film Network – Rachel Rubin

12/21 – Gus Speth on Global Environmental Policy – James Gustave Speth, Cofounder of the Natural Resources Defense Council and the World Resources Institute, Commencement Speaker – Ira Jackson

12-28 -The Perfect Ghost –  Author Linda Barnes – Rachel Rubin Read More…

October Programming Highlights

Highway 61

10/4 – Steve Miller, Tony Glover, Jim Fielder and Dino Valenti


American Routes

10/5 – Lovers, Brothers and Others: Making Sweet Music Together

10/12 – By Any Other Name… Read More…

September Program Highlights

American Routes:  Sunday, Noon-2pm

-September 7 – Soul Sisters

-September 14 – Get Rhythm: A Tribute to Johnny Cash

-September 21 – Festivals Acadiens et Creoles and New Orleans Nightlife


Mountain Stage: Saturday, 2pm-4pm

-September 6 – Patty Griffin, Toad the Wet Sprocket, Parker Millsap & The Head and the Heart

-September 13 -The Autumn Defense, Twin Forks, Driftwood, Casey Neill & Robby Hecht

-September 20 -The Paul Thorn Band, Billy Joe Shaver, The Holmes Brothers & Candi Staton

-September 27 – Rosanne Cash, Chuck Mead (Of BR549) & His Grassy Knoll Boys, Willie Watson & Hurray for the Riff Raff Read More…

August Programming Highlights

Live @ WUMB

-8/7   Lera Lynn   4pm


American Routes

-8/3 – Music and Memories Along the Mississippi: the Lewis Family Museum, Haney’s Big House & New Orleans Jazz Funeral
-8/10 – Mr. Soul: A Tribute to Sam Cooke
-8/17 – Singing of Deltas and Bayous: Iris DeMent and Lost Bayou Ramblers


Mountain Stage

-8/2 – Ani DiFranco, Dawes & Dave Mason
-8/9 – Ashley Monroe, Jesse Winchester & Scott Miller w/ Rayna Gellert
-8/16 – Brett Dennen, Joy Kills Sorrow & The James Hunter Six
-8/23 – Tim O’Brien & Darrell Scott, Sarah Jarosz, Old Man Luedecke & The Deadly Gentlemen
-8/30 – Steep Canyon Ranger’s, Robbie Fulks, Mason Jennings & The Greencards

Read More…

January Program Highlights

-Celtic Twilight
-Jan 4     remembering Sandy Denny on her birthday

-Jan 12   Mick Moloney, robbie O’Connell and The Green Fields of America band

-Jan 19   Canadian band The Ouside Track

-Jan 26   singer flautist Nuala Kennedy Read More…


-Live @ WUMB

12/6   Erin McKeown  2pm

12/13  Kerri Powers  2p

12/19  Miss Tess &  the Talkbacks   4pm

Read More…

November Programming

Live @ WUMB

11/1 Greg Brown 2pm

11/1 Hurray for the Riff Raff 4pm

11/6 The Grahams 1pm tape 4pm air

11/14 Houndmouth 4pm

11/19 The White Buffalo 4pm

11/22 Stray Birds 2pm

Celtic Twilight

11/2/13    Remembering Tommy Makem and songs of heroes

11/9/13    Irish accordion player Sharon Shannon and Scottish ballads

11/16/13   Irish folklorist and musician Mick Moloney and songs of adventure

11/23/13   singer Cathie Ryan and Celtic love songs

11/30/13   British folk singer Kate Rusby and humorous songs Read More…