“WRUW Listens Back”, our program of archive recordings in celebration of our 50th anniversary, presents an episode of “Definitely Downtown” from 1987-11-29 this Monday, September 25 at 12pm. Don Sebian played jazz on WRUW from 1980-1994.
The Cleveland Institute of Art Cinematheque and WRUW-FM present the Cleveland theatrical premiere of the 2014 Tim K. Smith film “Sex and Broadcasting”, on Thursday, October 5 at 6:30PM. WRUW is celebrating its fiftieth anniversary of bringing freeform non-commercial radio to Cleveland. “Sex and Broadcasting” chronicles the exploits of WFMU, another independent station based in … Continued
The Master’s Birthday series continues with John Coltrane as the subject and it will feature an interview with saxophonist David Liebman who absolutely considers Coltrane the peak of how far the instrument can go,period,full stop.When Lieb was 15 he took a date to a club,there was The Master and he was never the same ,at … Continued
“WRUW Listens Back”, our program of archive recordings in celebration of our 50th anniversary, presents an episode of “Annie’s Blues Show” from 1996-10-07 this Monday, September 18 at 12pm. Anne Weatherhead was Cleveland’s “Queen of the Blues” from 1980 – 1998. And she had many Kings, including B.B., Albert and Freddie. This show features an … Continued
My deepest condolences to the family of Grant Hart in his passing at the age of 56 from his battle with cancer. http://www.independent.co.uk/arts-entertainment/music/news/grant-hart-dead-reports-husker-du-band-death-dies-age-56-bob-mould-greg-norton-latest-a7946156.html I saw him play 2 songs then storm off stage at the Phantasy Nightclub in Lakewood, Ohio many moons ago. His ‘2541’ was his hit at the time on college radio. … Continued
In WRUW’s 50th year, we remember some of the shows and programmers of the past with the premiere of “WRUW Listens Back”, Monday, September 11, 2017 at noon. This weekly one-hour program will feature archive tapes of shows of some of WRUW’s longest-running and best-known DJs. “For our 50th anniversary, we wanted to remember some … Continued
A strong ,heartfelt and very candid interview centering on keeping a band,any ban,together as well as comments on the new release and the upcoming show at the Beachland.Antibalas anCleveland go way back and he reminisces about the good old days,and his attempts tp make these days just as good…..
Studio-A-Rama 2017, in celebration of WRUW-FM 91.1 Cleveland’s 50th anniversary as a radio station, will take place during Case Western Reserve University’s Homecoming Weekend on Saturday, October 7, outside of the Museum of Contemporary Art Cleveland MOCA in University Circle’s Uptown Cleveland District. Sweet Spirit will be this year’s national headliner, sharing the stage with two (2) special guests: New Bomb Turks and This … Continued
Up and Coming trumpeter Matt White will appear on Route 66 to discuss his latest release “Worlds Wide” made his group “The Super Villain Jazz Band”,as well as his experiences as a music teacher and traveling Artist,including performiong with -Dave Liebman!
Steve Winegar, WRUW jazz programmer from 1980-1987 and host of the show “Colours”, joins “Down by the Cuyahoga” and Jim Szabo to discuss his time at the station, his favorite artists and how life has gone since WRUW, Friday August 25 at 11pm. As part of WRUW’s 50th anniversary, “Down by the Cuyahoga” is … Continued