John Coltrane Special feat.David Liebman on Route 66 Wed., Sept.20 starting at 10am with the interview at 11am…

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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” features “Annie’s Blues Show” from 1996

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“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

Wow, another show ends and another celeb dies

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My deepest condolences to the family of Grant Hart in his passing at the age of 56 from his battle with cancer.   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

“WRUW Listens Back” plays recordings of alumni DJs, premieres Monday September 11 at 12pm

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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

Amario of Antibalas on Route 66 this Wed. 9/6 at 11am!

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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 Lineup Announcement

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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

Peter Asher on Route 66 Wednesday 8/16 at 11am!

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John and Paul, Rodrigo Y Gabriela Steve (Martin) and Edie ( Bricknel),The Everlys,Hans Zimmer,,Elton John,to Tommy Steele and “Rockin The Caveman” the stories,endless the surprises non-stop -and the opinions very considered ,and very strong. A true pro and a true delight to talk to….. the interviews are in two parts,the first was broadcast on THe … Continued