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Global Prince Marathon - Friday, April 21, 12:00 PM - 11:59 PM

WUSB-FM is joining the global celebration of Prince's music by broadcasting his music all day long and into the night. Rarities, live sets and yes, the hits, commemorating the legacy left behind by Prince Rogers Nelson. Hosted by John O, Randy Ferguson, Mistah Edison and Ted Schreiber as part of WUSB-FM's Spring Radiothon.

New Automotive Talk Show Airs TONIGHT, 10:00 PM, Sunday, April 16

SUNDAY, APRIL 16, 2017
10:00 PM - 12:00 AM.

Do you like to talk about cars? Are you an automotive junkie? Did you listen to Car Talk religiously?

Then tune in SUNDAY NIGHT at 10:00 PM for the debut of Flywheel! Matthew Mankiewich and Mark of Why Anything Radio will be hosting the two hour program on WUSB. Please tune in and leave us your feedback: http://wusb.fm/contact

'80s Rocktacular Mini-Marathon - Friday, April 14, 3-5 PM

This Friday's Mystery Train will be DJ Carrie's (First) Annual '80s Rocktacular Mini-Marathon. Join her from 3 - 5 pm as she plays Talking Heads, R.E.M., The Mats, Elvis (C, not P), Blondie, INXS, J Geils Band and more, with absolutely no Styx, Starship, Air Supply, Asia,Taco or Falco.

Martin Scorsese’s ‘Silence’ Composers, Philip Glass’ Music Director/Conductor & Director Brett Berns on Sounds of Film

THURSDAY, APRIL 13, 2017
6:00 PM EDT

Martin Scorse’s Silence composers, Kim Allen Kluge and Kathryn Kluge, Michael Riesman, Philip Glass’ music director and conductor, and Brett Berns, the director of BANG! The Bert Berns Story will be Tom Needham’s special guests on Thursday, April 13,  on WUSB’s the Sounds of Film.

2017 Spring Radiothon Specials

Pete Mancini, Gene Casey and Brooks Williams to visit Sunday Street during April


Please listen in on Sunday Street (from 9 AM to 12 noon) during April when these guests, who all have recent album releases to their credit, will visit Sunday Street and join program host Charlie Backfish for conversation and music:

Sunday April 2nd - Pete Mancini, frontman of Butcher's Blind, with his first solo album, Foothill Freeway on Paradiddle Records

Sunday, April 9th - Gene Casey (of Lone Shark's fame) with his latest release, Guitar in The Rain

Sunday, April 30th - Bluesman Brooks Williams, with two recent releases to his credit: My Turn Now, with several of his originals, and Brooks Blues, a collection of classic blues tunes given the Brooks Williams treatment.

Larry Sparks on The Stony Brook Jamboree April 10 at 6 pm

The legendary Larry Sparks will be making an appearance on WUSB’s Stony Brook Jamboree on April 10th at 6:00 pm!  A member of the International Bluegrass Music Hall of Fame, this king of the flat top guitar and soulful singing has more than 50 years in music.  Larry has released such hits as John Deere Tractor, A Face in the Crowd, Tennessee 1949, Blue Virginia Blues, I Just Want To Thank You Lord, Love of the Mountains, Goodbye Little Darlin’, You Could Have Called, Tribute to Hank Williams, Green Pastures in the Sky… and the list goes on.  Larry has performed at such world famous venues as the Grand Ole Opry, Austin City Limits television show on PBS, Song of the Mountains on PBS, etc.   You won’t want to miss this American music legend!

Robert Randolph Talks “Got Soul” and Keeping Listeners Feeling Up

Pedal steel guitar innovator Robert Randolph’s latest album Got Soul is jubilant and energetic, full of reverb and motivation. It’s a jolt of positivity that comes at the right time for many.

“Everybody’s sorta depressed with a lot of stuff going on in the country and the world,” Randolph said during an interview for the April 3 episode of Country Pocket on WUSB. “People are just looking for something like this to pick them up.”

Count Darius Rucker among those who received this boost. His guest vocals on the track “Love Do What It Do” are among the best in his career largely because it’s so obvious he’s having the time of his life jamming along with Randolph and the family band.

"David Lynch: The Art Life" Explored on Tom Needham’s the Sounds of Film

THURSDAY, MARCH 30, 2017
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM EDT

The director of David Lynch: The Art Life, Jon Nguyen, will be Tom Needham’s guest this week on WUSB’s the Sounds of Film.

For more information, visit http://www.longisland.com/news/03-29-17/david-lynch-the-art-life-explored-on-tom-needhams-the-sounds-of-film.html 

Heterotopia Composer Lainey Schooltree on Captain Phil's Planet

THURSDAY, MARCH 30, 2017
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM EDT

Tune in to Captain Phil's Planet this Thursday for an aural journey through the world of PROG music. In the 4:00 PM hour, there will be an exclusive interview with Lainey Schooltree. She is the composer of the new Prog Rock Opera, Heterotopia, which will have its first public performance at Oberon in Cambridge, Massachusetts, on March 31, at 9:00 PM.