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Thursday, August 31 on Captain Phil's Planet

This Thursday, August 31, 3pm - 5pm on Captain Phil's Planet

We will be previewing our Progday special featuring an exclusive interview with Gavin Wallace-Ailsworth, the drummer for Bent Knee (Progday 2016) as well as music from the bands playing this years Progday festival in Chapel Hill North Carolina.

WUSB interviews from VANS WARPED TOUR 2017

This Summer, WUSB got involved with VANS WARPED TOUR

DJ A.T.R.A.M hosted a bunch of interviews, with various artists, on location at Jones Beach Amphitheater. Down below are links to each particular interview.

AntI-Flag 
Hands Like Houses
Knocked Loose
Neck Deep
Silverstein
Too Close to Touch

Alternative Media Queen, Abby Martin, on Tom Needham’s The Sounds of Film

THURSDAY, AUGUST 10, 2017
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Abby Martin, the presenter of the "Empire Files," will join Tom Needham this Thursday at 6 P.M. on WUSB’s the "Sounds of Film." She will be discussing her unique alternative news career, activism and art.

For more information, visit http://www.longisland.com/news/08-08-17/alternative-media-queen-abby-mar...

Thursday, August 10, on Captain Phil's Planet


THURSDAY, AUGUST 10, 2017
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM

This Thursday Captain Phil's Planet visits three major upcoming Music Festivals and then goes to the final frontier! 

The Captain will feature music from the upcoming Progday in Chapel Hill, North Carolina (Labor Day Weekend), The WUSB Benefest at Katies in Smithtown (September 9th and 10th) and will have in studio Bill Ayasse and Greg talking about the Great Eastern Music Festival at Montauk Point on September 16th. 

Dave Thompson on The Stony Brook Jamboree Monday 8/14 from 6-8 pm

Dave has performed with many legendary bluegrass musicians over the years, and was a mainstay of the San Francisco bluegrass scene as a member of High Country in the 1970’s. Dave found his voice and unique flatpicking style with the likes of Laurie Lewis, Frank Wakefield, and was a member of Kenny Kosek’s band Angelwood. Mr. Thompson will discuss his time in California and Nashville, including many stories regarding such greats as Tony Rice, Clarence White, Rose Maddox, Vern Williams, Norman Blake, and many more.

“Dave Thompson is easily the best bluegrass guitarist I’ve ever played with. Dave can make any five musicians sound like a powerhouse bluegrass band.”  -Jim Moss, High Country Fiddle Player and Nashville Session Fiddler

Peter, Paul and Mary’s Peter Yarrow on Tom Needham’s The Sounds of Film

THURSDAY, AUGUST 3, 2017
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM EDT

Legendary musician, activist and writer, Peter Yarrow, will be Tom Needham’s guest this Thursday on WUSB’s The Sounds of Film.

For more information, visit http://www.longisland.com/news/08-02-17/peter-paul-and-marys-peter-yarro...

Fiske Hanley on The Bayou

THURSDAY, JULY 20, 2017
8:00 PM - 10:00 PM EDT

Long Island’s Academy Award Winning Filmmakers, Todd and Jedd Wider, on Tom Needham’s The Sounds of Film


THURSDAY, JULY 20, 2017
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM EDT

Long Island’s award-winning filmmakers, Todd and Jedd Wider, will be joining Tom Needham this Thursday on WUSB’s The Sounds of Film. In addition, to mark the anniversary of TWA Flight 800’s tragic explosion over Long Island’s water, the show will feature an interview with director of ‘TWA Flight 800,’ Kristina Borjensen.

For more information, visit http://www.longisland.com/news/07-20-17/long-islands-academy-award-winni...

'Ghost in the Shell' Director Praises Scarlett Johansson on Tom Needham’s The Sounds of Film

THURSDAY, JULY 13, 2017
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Rupert Sanders, the director of Ghost in the Shell, will join Tom Needham this Thursday on The Sounds of Film on WUSB. Scarlett Johansson stars in Ghost in the Shell, a film set in a world where people are enhanced with technology. Johansson plays Major, who is a human mind inside an artificial body designed to fight the war against cyber-crime.

For more information, visit http://www.longisland.com/news/07-12-17/ghost-in-the-shell-director-prai...