Program Listings

The Right Mind Media Podcast

Sunday September 26, 2021 7:30 am
  • "Personal Recovery Story #11"

Personal stories of addiction and recovery touch us the most and have the greatest potential to heal and educate.  Pete D. joins us to share her story in the eleventh installment of our series “Recovery Stories.”

The SAMW Café

Sunday September 26, 2021 8:00 am

This morning Host Perry Persoff will feature music from artists who also teach at various WUMB Acoustic Music Camps. We’ve got a little bit of everything from Lorraine & Bennett Hammond, Sloan Wainwright, Hubby Jenkins and much more.

He’ll also throw in some new releases and a variety of music to get your Sunday morning off to a great start.

American Routes

Sunday September 26, 2021 12:00 pm
  • Caribbean Cruse & South Louisiana Sojourn

Join us on a Caribbean sonic voyage with singer-guitarist and social leader Aurelio, who grew up in the traditional Afro-Indigenous Garifuna culture of coastal Honduras and now lives part time in the Bronx, NY. He’s a global ambassador for Garifuna culture and a member of the Honduran congress. Then live in-studio, the young Louisiana fiddler, accordionist, singer, Cedric Watson and his band Bijou Creole play La-La and zydeco soul. Plus: Kid Ory‘s New Orleans jazz; reggae songman, Jimmy Cliff; Cuban descarga from Cachao; and the Trinidad calypso hero Mighty Sparrow.

Odyssey

Sunday September 26, 2021 2:00 pm
  • West into northeast Africa this week

After a visit to the surprisingly underappreciated musical scene in Somalia, we head west into the desert country of northeast Africa this week, where we’ll hear everything from simple Sudanese songs on the oud to the complex dance band orchestrations from Egypt. Expect to be surprised!

Celtic Twilight

Sunday September 26, 2021 4:00 pm
  • Dolores Keane

Host Gail Gilmore celebrates the Birthday of Irish singer, Dolores Keane, legendary Irish songstress  who defined a style of soulful traditional singing.

The Morning Show with Brendan Hogan

Monday September 27, 2021 6:00 am

Morning Reflection at 6:25 AM: Brendan features a positive song to help get the day off on the good foot.

Buddy Emmons born in 1931, Neil Young’s Prairie Wind LP was released on this day in 2005, and Robbie Shakespeare was born in 1953.

Then and Now at 8 AM: Brendan will play a two-song set spanning the career of Martin Sexton.

World Cafe

Monday September 27, 2021 10:00 pm
  • Mickey Guyton

Mickey Guyton has broken a number of barriers in mainstream country. Now she’s released her full-length debut, Remember Her Name. On the next World Cafe, she explains how Spotify helped get her song “Black Like Me” out in 2020, and she reflects on being the first Black person to host the ACM Awards in over 35 years, when she shared the stage with Keith Urban earlier this year.  

The Morning Show with Brendan Hogan

Tuesday September 28, 2021 6:00 am

Morning Reflection at 6:25 AM: Brendan features a positive song to help get the day off on the good foot.

This Day in Music History at 7:30 AM: Koko Taylor was born in 1928, Ben E. King was born in 1938, and Stevie Wonder’s Songs in the Key of Life LP was released in 1976.

Second Take at 8 AM: Brendan will play two versions of the song “Spoonful”.

World Cafe

Tuesday September 28, 2021 10:00 pm
  • Byron Gonzalez’s LatinX picks for Hispanic Heritage Month

Throughout National Hispanic Heritage Month, World Cafe’s Latin Roots Correspondent Byron Gonzalez has been stopping by to highlight some of the music on The World Cafe’s Best New LatinX Spotify playlist. Coming up, Byron brings songs and stories from Costa Rica and Honduras. 

World Cafe

Wednesday September 29, 2021 12:00 am
  • Encore: Garbage

No Gods No Masters is the latest album from Garbage. While the songs sound very much “of this moment,” the themes have been on lead singer Shirley Manson’s mind for a long time. On the next World Cafe, she talks about some of the struggles Garbage has faced over the years, what she has found particularly eye opening since she hit her mid-forties, and, of course, the new music.

The Morning Show with Brendan Hogan

Wednesday September 29, 2021 6:00 am

Morning Reflection at 6:25 AM: Brendan features a positive song to help get the day off on the good foot. 

This Day in Music History at 7:30 AM: Gene Autrey was born in 1907, Jerry Lee Lewis was born in 1935, and Dallas Green was born in 1980.

Regional Roundup at 8 AM: Mid-1950s Sun Studio in Memphis.

The Morning Show with Brendan Hogan

Thursday September 30, 2021 6:00 am

Morning Reflection at 6:25 AM: Brendan features a positive song to help get the day off on the good foot. 

This Day in Music History at 7:30 AM: Bruce Springsteen released the Nebraska LP in 1982, Tom Waits released the Rain Dogs LP in 1985, and Bob Dylan released the Time Out of Mind LP in 1997. 

Live Legends at 8 AM: Bob Dylan from the Time Out of Mind era.

World Cafe

Thursday September 30, 2021 10:00 pm
  • John Morrison’s “Culture Corner”

What do the groundbreaking albums Nevermind, by Nirvana, and The Low End Theory, from A Tribe Called Quest, have in common? They were both released on the same day back in September of 1991. On the next World Cafe, radio host John Morrison stops by to tell the story of how these two records challenged and changed popular music. 

The Morning Show with Brendan Hogan

Friday October 1, 2021 6:00 am

Morning Reflection at 6:25 AM: Brendan features a positive song to help get the day off on the good foot.

New Music feature at 7:25 AM: Brendan will play two new songs not yet heard on WUMB.

This Day in Music History at 7:50 AM: Albert Collins was born in 1932. We’ll play a 3-song set highlighting his legacy.

Local Spotlight at 8 AM: Sam Amidon.

World Cafe

Friday October 1, 2021 10:00 pm
  • Brandi Carlile

Brandi Carlile knows how to draw an audience in, not just with her voice, but with her entire presence on stage. On the next World Cafe, she’ll share how Elton John taught her at a very young age about the importance of a good costume, and we’ll find out how she is working to change the face of country music. That, plus live recordings of songs from her new album, In These Silent Days.