08-31-12 Jive


Good afternoon, it’s Friday, August 31st, and this is the Jive at Five – WESU’s Daily community calendar and rundown of night time programming here on 88.1 FM WESU Middletown, your station for NPR, Pacifica, independent and local public affairs by day and the best in free-form community programming week nights and weekends. I’m Jaki Valensi-Lauper with Jaki’s Buzz every 2nd and 4th Sunday at 6pm. Thanks for joining us today.

Here’s a rundown of some of what’s happening in our area this week-end:

Down in New Haven, at Café Nine, tonight Friday evening the B-Stars and Big Fat Combo take the stage. The B-Stars are a San Francisco-based country combo playing honky tonk and hillbilly hits.

Saturday, at 4:30 it’s Café Nine’s weekly Afternoon Jazz Jam with this week’s host, Mike Coppola. Later onm Saturday night Café Nine presents Patrick Sweany; Joe Fletcher & the Wrong Reasons; and the Danglers. Sunday, it’s the Sunday-After-Supper Jam, with host Kevin Saint James and the Legendary Café Nine All-Stars. Information at www.CafeNine.com .

Also down in New Haven at Toad’s Place Tonight/Friday at 8 p.m., the Cosmic Dust Bunnies Headline a show at Toad’s with Seed, The Alchemystics, and Vasudo opening the show and Deph (spinning between sets). Sunday at 9 p.m. brings the annual Toad’s place Labor Day Funkfest featuring Rearview, Fear The State, D.K.B., and  Greg Sherrod. Canned food donations will be collected. More information at www.toadsplace.com.

This weekend The Matabassett Canoe Club at Harbor Park in Middletown presents live music Friday Night with The David Davis Project. Saturday  afternoon  Tony Gabrielle performs from 3-7pm and The ICE-9 Trio takes the stage from 7-10pm. Sunday Brian McDonald performs at The Canoe Club followed by the soul and RnB group, Mass-Conn-Fusion.  For info and reservations call  860-347-9999 or visit their website at www.mattabesettcanoeclub.com

Tonight The Lucky Peterson band, performs at Black-eyed Sally’s in Hartford. On Saturday at Sally’s, it’s the All Star Blues Jam. More details at www.blackeyedsallys.com

The Russell Knitters meet from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Russell Library on Saturday in Middletown. The Russell Knitters are an enthusiastic group of knitters who are willing to share ideas and expertise. No registration is required. Bring your knitting projects! www.russelllibrary.org

Saturday night American Roots Singer/Songwriter Kerri Powers takes the Buttonwood Tree stage. Food Not Bombs shares food starting around 1 pm in front of The Buttonwood Tree every Sunday. All are welcome and invited to help prepare vegetarian food at the First Church at 190 Court Street at 11:30 am. More information about all Buttonwood events can be found at www.buttonwood.org  or by calling 860.347.4957 Saturday night you can catch The Michal Cleary band live on stage at Red House located on Main St in Deep River. more online at http://redhousect.com/ or by calling (860) 526-2600

Monday- Labor Day- the 4th Annual Antique Labor Day Car Show takes place! Please come by between 12-4pm and see great Antique cars along the Shoreline in Old Saybrook at the Saybrook Point Inn and Spa.
Fall is in the air, which means it’s time for New England Agricultural fair season. Opening Friday evening and running through Monday, the Haddam Neck Fair offers live music, a carnival midway, concessions, a petting zoo, food, agricultural and craft exhibits, a circus, children’s contests and the ever-popular horse-, truck-, and tractor pulls! There is live music on band stand each night, Friday features the local talent of Rock Landing and Organized Chaos. Saturday features The Monthei Brothers Band and The McLovins.  Sunday brings a great musical lineup starting at 1pm featuring Amy Gallatin & Stillwaters, String Theorie,Heirlooms,  and Shakedown. Go to www.haddamneckfair.com  for more info

For the latest in Middletown arts and entertainment anytime you’re not hearing it on our Jive, go to arts2GO.org – the City’s website for what’s going on in Middletown.

Now here’s a quick rundown of cinema off the beaten path here in central CT this weekend:

Real Art Ways in Hartford is currently showing  ‘Ai Weiwei (pronounced I way way): Never Sorry’  through next Thursday. This is a gripping documentary following the trials and tribulations of China’s most famous international artist, and one its most outspoken domestic critics.

Starting tonight/Friday and running through next Thursday at Real Art Ways, the film “Elena,” winner of a special jury prize at Cannes, offers a modern twist on the classic noir thriller. Tickets, info and times at www.realartways.org

Through Saturday at Cinestudio, The Trinity College cinema, You can catch director Ridley Scott’s futuristic film“Prometheus”.  Sunday begins showings of “Safety Not Guaranteed,”  winner of the Sundance Film Festival’s Best Dramatic Screenplay Award. Tickets and times at www.cinestudio.org

Now let’s take a look at tonight’s programming on WESU-FM.
Right after the Jive at Five Right stay tuned for The Brittle Diameter w/Joshua Sharp from 5:05 to 6pm

At 6pm it’s Free Speech Radio News for your evening dose of alternative international news and reporting from the Pacifica Network.

At 6:30 Universal Sound Wave w/Sista Queen T – Informing Listeners about Global Issues

At 8-10pm Catch From The Otherside with Rok-A-Dee The Voice of Hartford, including local artists that from Connecticut, New York, Massachussetts and Rhode Island. Also features upcoming artists performing Caribbean R & B, Soca and International music.
From 10-Midnight Rumba en el Patio with Michael- Classic Salsa for the dancers, Afro-Latin Big Band for the discerning ear. Join us as we adventure through the history of Musica Latina!

N.E. Tempo with DJ Berk Serious turntablism – Dubstep, DnB, techno, ragga jungle, breakbeats mixed live.

In the Master Bedroom, Under the Bed with Dope Dave
Celebrating conscious hip-hop and its offshoots & influences. Acrobatic emcees and down-tempo poets mix it up over varied oceans of sound.

Basement Beats with DJ Lokash The Real Hip Hop is over here.
Sing Out! Contemporary folk musics, and to encourage making folk music a part of our everyday lives.

That’s all for today’s Jive at Five, if you didn’t get a chance to write down some of the information mentioned in our community calendar, the script is published online at www.wesufm.org/jive. If you know of any events that you think should be included in the Jive, send an email to jive@wesufm.org

If you tune in to WESU for information and music that you can’t find elsewhere, then we are counting on you to help support the service you depend on. Please take a moment to make a donation of any size online at www.wesufm.org, every dollar counts and we need to hear from you.

08-30-12 jive


Good afternoon, it’s Thursday, August 30th, and this is the Jive at Five – WESU’s Daily community calendar and rundown of night time programming here on 88.1 FM WESU Middletown, your station for NPR, Pacifica, independent and local public affairs by day and the best in free-form community programming week nights and weekends. I’m Ben Michael. Thanks for joining us today.
Here’s a rundown of some of what’s happening in our area this week:
Here in Middletown tonight at Laboca restaurant on Main St, you can catch the new free weekly series:  LaBOCA JAZZ – THURSDAYS from 8-11pm. This week’s event features The Airborne Jazz group, a multi-cultural Contemporary Jazz group based out of New Haven. www.labocaonmain.com

Down in New Haven, at Café Nine, tonight  it’s Rohn Lawrence and Friends play jazz, funk, and R&B. Friday evening the B-Stars and Big Fat Combo take the stage. The B-Stars are a San Francisco-based country combo playing honky tonk and hillbilly hits.

Saturday, at 4:30 it’s Café Nine’s weekly Afternoon Jazz Jam with this week’s host, Mike Coppola. Later onm Saturday night Café Nine presents Patrick Sweany; Joe Fletcher & the Wrong Reasons; and the Danglers. Sunday, it’s the Sunday-After-Supper Jam, with host Kevin Saint James and the Legendary Café Nine All-Stars. Information at www.CafeNine.com .

Also down in New Haven, at Toad’s Place, tonight brings a mixtape release show: NEW ENGLISH PRESENTS: CT ON DECK – SMOKING ACES, hosted by the CT Battle League featuring Jitta On The Track, Danimal Lector with DJ Semi, M.A.R., Scot Double and more. Tomorrow/Friday at 8 p.m., the Cosmic Dust Bunnies Headline a show at Toad’s with Seed, The Alchemystics, and Vasudo opening the show and Deph (spinning between sets). Sunday at 9 p.m. brings the annual Toad’s place Labor Day Funkfest featuring Rearview, Fear The State, D.K.B., and  Greg Sherrod. Canned food donations will be collected. More information at www.toadsplace.com .

This weekend The Matabassett Canoe Club at Harbor Park in Middletown presents live music Friday Night with The David Davis Project. Saturday  afternoon  Tony Gabrielle performs from 3-7pm and The ICE-9 Trio takes the stage from 7-10pm. Sunday Brian McDonald performs at The Canoe Club followed by the soul and RnB group, Mass-Conn-Fusion.  For info and reservations call  860-347-9999 or visit their website at www.mattabesettcanoeclub.com

Tomorrow night The Lucky Peterson band, performs at Black-eyed Sally’s in Hartford. On Saturday at Sally’s, it’s the All Star Blues Jam. More details at www.blackeyedsallys.com

The Russell Knitters meet from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Russell Library on Saturday in Middletown. The Russell Knitters are an enthusiastic group of knitters who are willing to share ideas and expertise. No registration is required. Bring your knitting projects! www.russelllibrary.org

Saturday night American Roots Singer/Songwriter Kerri Powers takes the Buttonwood Tree stage. Food Not Bombs shares food starting around 1 pm in front of The Buttonwood Tree every Sunday. All are welcome and invited to help prepare vegetarian food at the First Church at 190 Court Street at 11:30 am. More information about all Buttonwood events can be found at www.buttonwood.org  or by calling 860.347.4957
Saturday night you can catch The Michal Cleary band live on stage at Red House located on Main St in Deep River. more online at http://redhousect.com/ or by calling (860) 526-2600

Fall is in the air, which means it’s time for New England Agricultural fair season. Opening Friday evening and running through Monday, the Haddam Neck Fair offers live music, a carnival midway, concessions, a petting zoo, food, agricultural and craft exhibits, a circus, children’s contests and the ever-popular horse-, truck-, and tractor pulls! There is live music on band stand each night, Friday features the local talent of Rock Landing and Organized Chaos. Saturday features The Monthei Brothers Band and The McLovins.  Sunday brings a great musical lineup starting at 1pm featuring Amy Gallatin & Stillwaters, String Theorie,Heirlooms,  and Shakedown. Go to www.haddamneckfair.com  for more info

It’s also farmers’ market season and here are a few in our area:

The Durham Farmers’ Market is open every Thursday on the Town Green on Main St,  from 3 to 6:30 pm, through September. The longstanding Middletown Farmers’ market at the South Green is open on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 8 am to 1 pm through October. The Middletown North End Farmers Market is open 10 am to 2 pm every Friday and is located at the corner of Liberty and Main Streets in Middletown.


For the latest in Middletown arts and entertainment anytime you’re not hearing it on our Jive, go to arts2GO.org – the City’s website for what’s going on in Middletown.

Now here’s a quick rundown of cinema off the beaten path here in central CT this weekend:

 Real Art Ways in Hartford is currently showing  ‘Ai Weiwei (pronounced I way way): Never Sorry’  through next Thursday. This is a gripping documentary following the trials and tribulations of China’s most famous international artist, and one its most outspoken domestic critics.

Starting Friday and running through next Thursday at Real Art Ways, the film “Elena,” winner of a special jury prize at Cannes, offers a modern twist on the classic noir thriller. Tickets, info and times at www.realartways.org

Through Saturday at Cinestudio, The Trinity College cinema, You can catch director Ridley Scott’s futuristic film“Prometheus”.  Sunday begins showings of “Safety Not Guaranteed,”  winner of the Sundance Film Festival’s Best Dramatic Screenplay Award. Tickets and times at www.cinestudio.org

Now let’s take a look at tonight’s programming on WESU-FM.

Right after the Jive at Five Right stay tuned for Homegrown, with Rob DeRosa offering a weekly dose of the best crop of Connecticut-connected music.
At 6pm it’s Free Speech Radio News for your evening dose of alternative international news and reporting from the Pacifica Network.
At 6:30 Psychedelic Rick Sits in for Minister Latrecia. Who knows what he’s got in store?
At 8 Catch Evening Jazz with Bill Denert, where hearing is the best experience as bill presents a broad range of swing, be-bop, and avant garde Jazz as well as a sprinkling of new releases
From 9:30-11pm it’s a special Thursday night edition Acoustic Blender with Bill Revill, an eclectic selection of Americana, country, folk, and other music that has a roots influence.
At 11pm it’s Alphabet Soup with DJ Blaze. Each episode, DJ Blaze randomly selects a letter from the alphabet, and plays only bands or artists whose names start with that letter. This makes for a wild romp through WESU’s extensive music library, supported and guided by the interests of our listeners.
From 12:30-1:30am Sunspot Loops invites you to explore what’s new in the world and rearrange what exists into a form we can claim to understand.
At 1:30 The Graveyard with DJ Otto Nation presents an eclectic mix of music from the WESU collection of new releases.
The BBC World News Service kicks on at 4AM and we begin tomorrow’s broadcast at 5am with Morning Edition from NPR.That’s all for today’s Jive at Five, if you didn’t get a chance to write down some of the information mentioned in our community calendar, the script is published online at www.wesufm.org/jive. If you know of any events that you think should be included in the Jive, send an email to jive@wesufm.org
If you tune in to WESU for information and music that you can’t find elsewhere, then we are counting on you to help support the service you depend on. Please take a moment to make a donation of any size online at www.wesufm.org, every dollar counts and we need to hear from you. Stay tuned for a heavy dose of CT Homegrown with Rob DeRosa.

8/29/12 jive

Good afternoon, it’s Wednesday, August 29th, and this is the Jive at Five – WESU’s Daily community calendar and rundown of night time programming here on 88.1 FM WESU Middletown, your station for NPR, Pacifica, independent and local public affairs by day and the best in free-form community programming week nights and weekends. I’m Bill Denert, producer and host of Thursday night’s Evening Jazz where “hearing is the best experience” and Connecticut’s number 1 Washington Nationals fan!! Thanks for tuning in!

Here’s a rundown of some of what’s happening in our area this week:

Here in Middletown Mondays through Thursdays  from 10am-noon through the end of August, Stacey Stroka leads The Buttonwood Tree’s Open Arts & Crafts program. Everyone is welcome!  Food Not Bombs shares food starting around 1 pm in front of The Buttonwood Tree every Sunday. All are welcome and invited to help prepare vegetarian food at the First Church at 190 Court Street at 11:30 am. More information about all Buttonwood events can be found at www.buttonwood.org  or by calling 860.347.4957

The Middletown Commission on the Arts presents its annual Summer Sounds concert series on the City’s South Green (Union Park) on Tuesday evenings throughout the summer. The concerts are free and you are encouraged to bring lawn chairs and blankets. More information about upcoming events can be found at arts2go.org.

Tonight and every Wednesday night at Blackeyed Sally’s in Hartford, Sally’s hosts their long running Open Blues Jam, hosted by Tim McDonald this week. Thursday brings the Lucky Peterson band, the most dangerous triple threat working in the blues, to Blackeyed Sally’s. On Saturday at Sally’s, it’s the All Star Blues Jam. Details at www.blackeyedsallys.com

Down in New Haven, at Café Nine, the Black Swans, with J Russell and the Knife Lickers perform. Thursday night, at 9,  it’s Rohn Lawrence and Friends, New Haven’s own master of jazz, funk and R&B. Friday’s 5-to-7 happy hour features Hatfield. Then at 8, it’s the B-Stars with Big Fat Combo. The B-Stars are a San Francisco-based country combo playing honky tonk and hillbilly hits.

Saturday, from 4:30 to 7:30 p.m., it’s the Afternoon Jazz Jam w/ host the Mike Coppola, followed at 9 by Patrick Sweany; Joe Fletcher & the Wrong Reasons; and the Danglers. Sunday, it’s the Sunday-After-Supper Jam, with host Kevin Saint James and the Legendary Café Nine All-Stars. Information at www.CafeNine.com .

Also down in New Haven, at Toad’s Place, tonight and every Wednesday at 10 p.m. it’s their weekly Dub Step party in Lilly’s Pad.  Thursday brings a mixtape release show: NEW ENGLISH PRESENTS: CT ON DECK – SMOKING ACES, hosted by the CT Battle League. Friday at 8 p.m., it’s the Cosmic Dust Bunnies at Toad’s. Sunday at 9 p.m. at Toad’s is the Annual Toad’s place Labor Day Funkfest featuring Rearview. Canned food donations will be collected. More information at www.toadsplace.com.

Back in Middletown,  you can catch the new free weekly series: LaBOCA JAZZ – THURSDAYS at Laboca restaurant on Main St.  from 8-11pm! This week’s event features The Airborne Jazz group, a multi-cultural Contemporary Jazz group based out of  New Haven. www.labocaonmain.com

This weekend The Matabassett Canoe Club at Harbor Park in Middletown presents lots of live music.  Friday Night The David Davis Project takes the stage. Saturday  afternoon  Tony Gabrielle performs from 3-7pm and The ICE-9 Trio takes the stage from 7-10pm. Sunday brian McDonald performs at The Canoe Club followed by the soul and RnB group, Mass-Conn-Fusion.  For info and reservations call  860-347-9999 or visit their website at www.mattabesettcanoeclub.com

The Russell Knitters meet from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Russell Library on Saturday in Middletown. The Russell Knitters are an enthusiastic group of knitters who are willing to share ideas and expertise. No registration is required. Bring your knitting projects! www.russelllibrary.org

Saturday night you can catch The Michal Cleary band live on stage at Red House located on Main St in Deep River. more online at http://redhousect.com/ or by calling (860) 526-2600

Fall is in the air, which means it’s time for New England Agricultural fair season. Opening Friday evening and running through Monday, the Haddam Neck Fair offers live music, a carnival midway, concessions, a petting zoo, food, agricultural and craft exhibits, a circus, children’s contests and the ever-popular horse-, truck-, and tractor pulls! There is live music on band stand each night, Friday features the local talent of Rock Landing and Organized Chaos. Saturday features The Monthei Brothers Band and The McLovins.  Sunday brings a great musical lineup starting at 1pm featuring Amy Gallatin & Stillwaters, String Theorie,Heirlooms,  and Shakedown. Go to www.haddamneckfair.com  for more info
 
It’s also farmers’ market season and here are a few in our area:

The Durham Farmers’ Market is open every Thursday on the Town Green on Main St,  from 3 to 6:30 pm, through September. The longstanding Middletown Farmers’ market at the South Green is open on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 8 am to 1 pm through October. The Middletown North End Farmers Market is open 10 am to 2 pm every Friday and is located at the corner of Liberty and Main Streets in Middletown.

Now here’s a quick rundown of cinema off the beaten path here in central CT this weekend:

Tonight and Thursday, Real Art Ways in Hartford will be presenting ‘Ai Weiwei (pronounced I way way): Never Sorry’ – a gripping documentary following the trials and tribulations of China’s most famous international artist, and its most outspoken domestic critic.

Starting Friday and running through next Thursday at Real Art Ways, the film “Elena,” winner of a special jury prize at Cannes, offers a modern twist on the classic noir thriller. Tickets and times at www.realartways.org.

At Cinestudio in Hartford, tonight is your last chance to see “Moonrise Kingdom,” by director Wes Anderson.
Wednesday through Saturday at Cinestudio, it’s the futuristic “Prometheus,” by director Ridley Scott. Then Sunday begins showings of “Safety Not Guaranteed,”  winner of the Sundance Film Festival’s Best Dramatic Screenplay Award. Tickets and times at www.cinestudio.org

For the latest in local arts and entertainment anytime you’re not hearing it on our Jive, go to arts2GO.org – the City’s website for what’s going on in Middletown.

Now let’s take a look at tonight’s programming on WESU-FM.

Right after the Jive at Five Right stay tuned for The Needle Drop with Anthony Fantano for an hour of the latest and greatest in the world of independent rock, pop, electronic, and experimental music out there today.

From 6-6:30pm, it’s Free Speech Radio News From The Pacifica Network
Your daily dose of alternative international news and reporting from the Pacifica Network.

At 6:30 and running until 8pm, it’s Fusion Radio with James Fusion
Techno from around the globe mixed live since 1992. It’s a vinyl world!

From 8 to 11pm it’s an extended edition of The Warehouse with Mike Nyce for the best of underground deep house music, mixed live for your listening pleasure.

From 11pm-12:30am it’s Midnight Munchies with DJ Gus Lo – The Below Ground Street music your ears have been craving.

Beginning at 12:30 and running until 1:30am it’s Search and Recover with DJ Cheshire Cat. Search and Recover scours the world of music to find as many versions of a single song as possible. Join the exploration of the modern musical standards!

and from 1:30-4am it’s The Graveyard with DJ Otto Nation. An eclectic mix of music from the WESU collection of new releases.

The BBC News kicks on at 4am and we begin tomorrow’s broadcast at 5am with Morning Edition from NPR.

That’s all for today’s Jive at Five, if you didn’t get a chance to write down some of the information mentioned in our community calendar, the script is published online at www.wesufm.org/jive, and if you know of any events that you’d like to have announced on the Jive, send them to jive@wesufm.org

If you tune in to WESU for information and music that you can’t find elsewhere, then we are counting on you to help support the service you depend on.

Please take a moment to make a donation of any size online at www.wesufm.org, every dollar counts and we need to hear from you.

Support for WESU comes in part from the City of Middletown and the Middletown Commission on the Arts.

Thanks for listening and stay tuned for The Needle Drop.


08-28-12 Jive

Good afternoon, it’s Tuesday, August 28th, and this is the Jive at Five – WESU’s Daily community calendar and rundown of night time programming here on 88.1 FM WESU Middletown, your station for NPR, Pacifica, independent and local public affairs by day and the best in free-form community programming week nights and weekends. I’m Ben Michael. Thanks for tuning in.

Here’s a rundown of some of what’s happening in our area this week:
Here in Middletown Mondays through Thursdays  from 10am-noon through the end of August, Stacey Stroka leads The Buttonwood Tree’s Open Arts & Crafts program. Everyone is welcome!  Food Not Bombs shares food starting around 1 pm in front of The Buttonwood Tree every Sunday. All are welcome and invited to help prepare vegetarian food at the First Church at 190 Court Street at 11:30 am. More information about all Buttonwood events can be found at www.buttonwood.org  or by calling 860.347.4957

The Middletown Commission on the Arts presents its annual Summer Sounds concert series on the City’s South Green (Union Park) on Tuesday evenings throughout the summer. Tonight’s performance, starting at 7 p.m., is by Elite Syncopation, a string and woodwind ensemble playing Ragtime and early jazz.
The concerts are free and you are encouraged to bring lawn chairs/blankets. More information at arts2go.org.

Tonight and every Tuesday night at Blackeyed Sally’s in Hartford, it’s Michael Palin’s Other Orchestra, an 18-piece band. Get funky as they jam and work out new material. On Wednesday at Sally’s hosts their long running Open Blues Jam, hosted by Tim McDonald this week. Thursday brings the Lucky Peterson band, the most dangerous triple threat working in the blues, to Blackeyed Sally’s. On Saturday at Sally’s, it’s the All Star Blues Jam. Details at www.blackeyedsallys.com

 
Down in New Haven, at Café Nine, tonight brings the return of the Elm City Americana Series, with Milksop:Unsung & special guests sharing the stage with some of the area’s finest new roots/rock bands.
On Wednesday at Café Nine, it’s the Black Swans, with J Russell and the Knife Lickers. Thursday, at 9,  it’sRohn Lawrence and Friends, New Haven’s own master of jazz, funk and R&B. Friday’s 5-to-7 happy hour features Hatfield. Then at 8, it’s the B-Stars with Big Fat Combo. The B-Stars are a San Francisco-based country combo playing honky tonk and hillbilly hits.

Saturday, from 4:30 to 7:30 p.m., it’s the Afternoon Jazz Jam w/ host the Mike Coppola, followed at 9 by Patrick Sweany; Joe Fletcher & the Wrong Reasons; and the Danglers. Sunday, it’s the Sunday-After-Supper Jam, with host Kevin Saint James and the Legendary Café Nine All-Stars. Information at www.CafeNine.com .

Also down in New Haven, at Toad’s Place, Every Wednesday at 10 p.m. it’s their weekly the Dub Step party in Lilly’s Pad.  Thursday brings a mixtape release show: NEW ENGLISH PRESENTS: CT ON DECK – SMOKING ACES, hosted by the CT Battle League. Friday at 8 p.m., it’s the Cosmic Dust Bunnies at Toad’s. Sunday at 9 p.m. at Toad’s is the Annual Toad’s place Labor Day Funkfest featuring Rearview. Canned food donations will be collected. More information at www.toadsplace.com .
Back in Middletown,  you can catch the new free weekly series: LaBOCA JAZZ – THURSDAYS at Laboca restaurant on Main St.  from 8-11pm! This week’s event features The Airborne Jazz group, a multi-cultural Contemporary Jazz group based out of  New Haven. www.labocaonmain.com
 
This weekend The Matabassett Canoe Club at Harbor Park in Middletown presents lots of live music.  Friday Night The David Davis Project takes the stage. Saturday  afternoon  Tony Gabrielle performs from 3-7pm and The ICE-9 Trio takes the stage from 7-10pm. Sunday brian McDonald performs at The Canoe Club followed by the soul and RnB group, Mass-Conn-Fusion.  For info and reservations call  860-347-9999 or visit http://mattabesettcanoeclub.com
 
The Russell Knitters meet from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Russell Library on Saturday in Middletown. The Russell Knitters are an enthusiastic group of knitters who are willing to share ideas and expertise. No registration is required. Bring your knitting projects! www.russelllibrary.org

It’s farmers’ market season and here are a few in our area:
The Durham Farmers’ Market is open every Thursday on the Town Green on Main St,  from 3 to 6:30 pm, through September. The longstanding Middletown Farmers’ market at the South Green is open on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 8 am to 1 pm through October. The Middletown North End Farmers Market is open 10 am to 2 pm every Friday and is located at the corner of Liberty and Main Streets in Middletown.

Fall is in the air, which means it’s time for country fairs. Beginning Friday evening and running through Monday, the Haddam Neck Fair offers live music, horse rides, concessions, a petting zoo, food, exhibits, a circus, children’s contests and the ever-popular horse-, truck-, and tractor pulls! Go to www.haddamneckfair.com  for more info

Now here’s a quick rundown of cinema off the beaten path here in central CT this weekend:
Tonight and running through Thursday, Real Art Ways in Hartford will be presenting ‘Ai Weiwei: Never Sorry’ – a gripping documentary following the trials and tribulations of China’s most famous international artist, and its most outspoken domestic critic.

Starting Friday and running through next Thursday at Real Art Ways, the film “Elena,” winner of a special jury prize at Cannes, offers a modern twist on the classic noir thriller. Tickets and times at realartways.org.
At Cinestudio in Hartford, tonight and tomorrow are your last chance to see “Moonrise Kingdom,” by director Wes Anderson.
Wednesday through Saturday at Cinestudio, it’s the futuristic “Prometheus,” by director Ridley Scott. Then Sunday begins showings of “Safety Not Guaranteed,”  winner of the Sundance Film Festival’s Best Dramatic Screenplay Award. Tickets and times at www.cinestudio.org

For the latest in local arts and entertainment anytime you’re not hearing it on our Jive, go to arts2GO.org – the City’s website for what’s going on in Middletown.

Now let’s take a look at tonight’s programming on WESU-FM.

Right after the Jive at Five, until 6 p.m., stay tuned for The Melting Pot, followed by Free Speech Radio News From The Pacifica Network, your daily dose of alternative international news and reporting from the Pacifica Network.

Then, from 6:30-8pm, J-Cherry Presents ‘The Voice of the CITY.’Join J-Cherry and the Strawberries for live and local Connecticut arts and music at it’s best.

From 8 to 10 p.m., it’s Acoustic Blender with Bill Revill, an eclectic selection of Americana, country, folk, and other music that has a roots influence.

After that, from 10pm-Midnight, enjoy Wonderland with DJ Cheshire Cat. He’s got a song in his heart, a chemical imbalance in his head and a musical library at his fingers. From krautrock to post-rock, grunge to garage, novelty to New Romantic, punk to prog, Wonderland has a place for it.

From Midnight to 1:30 am, Tune in for an hour all about Rock and Rollers, the Ramones.


Then, from 1:30-2:30am,its Random Access Music – with DJ Cheshire Cat, a suicide shuffle of songs and sounds.

Finally, from 2:30-4am, it’s The Graveyard with DJ Otto Nation, an eclectic mix of music from the WESU collection of new releases. after which e BBC World News Service kicks on at 4AM and we begin tomorrow’s broadcast at 5am with Morning Edition from NPR.

That’s all for today’s Jive at Five, if you didn’t get a chance to write down some of the information mentioned in our community calendar, the script is published online at wesufm.org/jive, and if you know of any events that you’d like to have announced on the Jive, send them to jive@wesufm.org

If you tune in to WESU for information and music that you can’t find elsewhere, then we are counting on you to help support the service you depend on.

Please take a moment to make a donation of any size online at wesufm.org, every dollar counts and we need to hear from you. Thanks for listening and stay tuned for The Melting Pot.

Mon., Aug. 27 Jive

Good afternoon, it’s Monday, August 27th, and this is the Jive at Five – WESU’s Daily community calendar and rundown of night time programming here on 88.1 FM WESU Middletown, your station for NPR, Pacifica, independent and local public affairs by day and the best in free-form community programming week nights and weekends. I’m Maria Johnson. Thanks for tuning in.
Here’s a rundown of some of what’s happening in our area:
Mondays through Thursdays  from 10am-noon through the end of August, Stacey Stroka leads The Buttonwood Tree’s Open Arts & Crafts program. Everyone is welcome!
Tonight and every Monday night at the Buttonwood Tree, J-CHERRY hosts the ANYTHING GOES!” OPEN MIC. Signups begin at7:30pm. Performances start at 8:00pm.
Food Not Bombs shares food starting around 1 pm in front of The Buttonwood Tree every Sunday. All are welcome and invited to help prepare vegetarian food at the First Church at 190 Court Street at 11:30 am. More information about all Buttonwood events can be found at www.buttonwood.org or by calling 860.347.4957
 Also this Thursday here in Middletown, Klekolo World Coffee presents ‘In pursuit of some things trivial’ – where everyone will be split into teams of 2 to 4 people to have their knowledge tested. Prizes will be given to the top two teams.
The Middletown Commission on the Arts presents its annual Summer Sounds concert series on the City’s South Green (Union Park) on Tuesday evenings throughout the summer. Tomorrow’s performance, starting at 7 p.m., is by Elite Syncopation , playing Ragtime and early jazz.
The concerts are free and you are encouraged to bring lawn chairs/blankets. More information at arts2go.org.
Mattabesett Canoe Club at Harbor Park in Middletown presents a weekly Thursday night “Jazz on the River” series. For info and reservations call  860-347-9999
The Hartford Jazz Society brings live jazz tonight and every Monday night at 6 pm to Bushnell Park followed by a jam session at BlackeyedSallys in Hartford.
Then, at 8 p.m. BlackeyedSally’s brings Jazz Mondays to the stage, a chance for everyone from jazz aficionados to curious first-timers to taste what local talent has to offer, with regular special appearances by big-city jazz names. Details at jazzmondays.org
Tomorrow and every Tuesday night at Sally’s, it’sMichael Palin’s Other Orchestra, an 18-piece band. Get funky as they jam and work out new material. It’s free.
On Wednesday at Sally’s, it’s the Blues Jam with Tim McDonald, one of the longest-running blues jams in New England.Featuring a different host each week, you’ll hear some of the best musicians CT has to offer— it’s open to all ages (under 18 with a parent).
Thursday brings the Lucky Peterson band, the most dangerous triple threat working in the blues, to Blackeyed Sally’s. On Saturday at Sally’s, it’s the All Star Blues Jam.
Details at blackeyedsallys.com
Down in New Haven, at Toad’s Place, tonight brings A Night of Smooth Jazz with Rohn Lawrence & Friends to the stage. Doors open at 9; show starts at 9:30.
Every Wednesday at 10 p.m. at Toad’s, it’s the Dub Step party in Lilly’s Pad.
Thursday brings a mixtape release show: NEW ENGLISH PRESENTS: CT ON DECK – SMOKING ACES, hosted by the CT Battle League.
Friday at 8 p.m., it’s the Cosmic Dust Bunnies.
Sunday at 9 p.m. at Toad’s is the Labor Day Funkfest featuring Rearview. Canned food donations will be collected.More information at toadsplace.com.
Also in New Haven, at Café Nine, tonight is an Open Mic night with KrissSantala. Acoustic musicians and poets are welcome. Tomorrow, in the return of the Elm City Americana Series, Milksop:Unsung& special guests will play, sharing the stage with some of the area’s finest new roots/rock bands.
On Wednesday at Café Nine, it’s the Black Swans, with J Russell and the Knife Lickers. Thursday, at 9,  it’sRohn Lawrence and Friends, New Haven’s own master of jazz, funk and R&B. Friday’s 5-to-7 happy hour features Hatfield. Then at 8, it’s the B-Stars with Big Fat Combo. The B-Stars are a San Francisco-based country combo playing honky tonk and hillbilly hits.
Saturday, from 4:30 to 7:30 p.m., it’s the Afternoon Jazz Jam w/ host the Mike Coppola, followed at 9 by Patrick Sweany; Joe Fletcher & the Wrong Reasons; and the Danglers. Sunday, it’s the Sunday-After-Supper Jam, with host Kevin Saint James and the Legendary Café Nine All-Stars. Information at CafeNine.com.
Back in Middletown, the Russell Knitters meet from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Russell Library. The Russell Knitters are an enthusiastic group of knitters who are willing to share ideas and expertise. No registration is required. Bring your knitting projects!
It’s farmers’ market season and here are a few in our area:
The Durham Farmers’ Market is open every Thursday on the Town Green on Main St,  from 3 to 6:30 pm, through September. The longstanding Middletown Farmers’ market at the South Green is open on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 8 am to 1 pm through October. The Middletown North End Farmers Market is open 10 am to 2 pm every Friday and is located at the corner of Liberty and Main Streets in Middletown.
Fall is in the air, which means it’s time for country fairs. Beginning Friday and running through Tuesday, the Haddam Neck Fair offers live music, horse rides, concessions, a petting zoo, food, exhibits, a circus, children’s contests and the ever-popular horse-, truck-, and tractor pulls! Go to haddamneckfair.com.
Now here’s a quick rundown of cinema off the beaten path here in central CT this weekend:
Tonight and running through Thursday, Real Art Ways in Hartford will be presenting ‘Ai Weiwei: Never Sorry’ – a gripping documentary following the trials and tribulations of China’s most famous international artist, and its most outspoken domestic critic.
Starting Friday and running through next Thursday at Real Art Ways, the film “Elena,” winner of a special jury prize at Cannes, offers a modern twist on the classic noir thriller. Tickets and times at realartways.org.
At Cinestudio in Hartford, tonight and tomorrow are your last chance to see “Moonrise Kingdom,” by director Wes Anderson.
Wednesday through Saturday at Cinestudio, it’s the futuristic “Prometheus,” by director Ridley Scott. Then Sunday begins showings of “Safety Not Guaranteed,”  winner of the Sundance Film Festival’s Best Dramatic Screenplay Award. Tickets and times at cinestudio.org.
For the latest in local arts and entertainment anytime you’re not hearing it on our Jive, go to arts2GO.org – the City’s website for what’s going on in Middletown.
Now let’s take a look at tonight’s programming on WESU-FM.
Right after the Jive at Five, till 6:30, stay tuned for Afternoon Jazz with Charles Henry, a well-rounded jazz show for true jazz heads.
Then, it’s Free Speech Radio News From The Pacifica Network, your daily dose of alternative international news and reporting from the Pacifica Network.
From 6:30 to 8 p.m., it’s75% Folk with Michael Benson, a serving of contemporary folk and acoustic music with side orders of blues, jazz, world, pop, movie soundtracks, readings and occasional live interviews. Bring a big plate.
From 8 to 9:30, it’s Beats to the Rhyme with Open I, touching on all things having to do with the golden era of Hip-Hop. A mix of hip-hop, jazz, soul, and funk. This will be Open I’s last show of the summer.
Then from 9:30 to 11:30 p.m., stay tuned for Aargh with Tom Gatzen. Cosmic, doom, and stoner metal.The Sounds of heaven crumbling.
From 11:30 p.m. to 12:30 a.m., it’s Anvil Isle with Nate, a musical monsoon of alternative, blues, dream, funk, hard rock, indie, punk, reggae, surf and world music. Bury your feet in the sand and let the waves come crashing through your speakers.
After that, till 3 a.m., it’s The Late Night Summer Concert Series with Psychedelic Rick, featuring live recordings of concerts in their entirety from a wide range of musical genres.
Then, from 3 to 4 a.m., it’s Maximum Rock and Roll Radio, featuring the best DIY punk, garage rock and hardcore from the astounding, ever-growing Maximum Rocknroll record collection.
The BBC World News Service kicks on at 4 a.m. and we begin tomorrow’s broadcast at 5am with Morning Edition from NPR.
That’s all for today’s Jive At Five, tune in each and every weekday at 4:55 pm to hear about what’s going on in the community and on the air right here at 88.1 FM WESU, a community service of Wesleyan University since 1939.
If you didn’t get a chance to write down some information for an event mentioned in our jive at five –we’ve published the script for today’s jive online at jiveat5.blogspot.com.  And if you have any events you’d like announced on our community calendar, send them to jive@wesufm.org.
If you value WESU as a source for information and entertainment in your life, how about supporting the station with a donation? You can make that donation online at wesufm.org anytime. Thanks for listening!

Friday 08-24-12 Jive

Good afternoon, it’s Friday, August 24th, and this is the Jive at Five – WESU’s Daily community calendar and run down of night time programming here on 88.1 FM WESU Middletown, your station for NPR, Pacifica, independent and local public affairs by day and the best in free-form community programming week nights and weekends. I’m Stephan Allison, host of River Valley Rhythms heard Thursdays at 4 pm here at WESU. Thanks for tuning in.

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For the latest in local arts and entertainment anytime you’re not hearing it on our Jive, go to arts2GO.org – the City’s website for what’s going on and what’s to do with a highlight on the arts in Middletown. That’s arts2GO.org

Here’s a rundown of some of what’s happening in our area:

Tonight, down in New Haven, at Toad’s Place the ‘Summer Slam Fest II’ comes to the stage, including performances by Chaos Theory, The Ultra Violets, and more. And more can be found at toadsplace.com

Also down in New Haven tonight at the Cafe Nine stage, it’s Blues @ 9 presenting talented blues guitarist Debbie Davies • Café Nine’s Saturday afternoon Jazz Jam will be hosted by the George Baker Experience. Saturday Night folk-pop and alt/rock group Al Raebuck and Friends will be performing live and Sunday night Manic Productions Presents: Brian Olive w/ Jacques Le Coque; Dan Soto & The Duded Kings. More online at cafenine.com

The Middletown Commission on the Arts presents its annual Summer Sounds concert series on the City’s South Green (Union Park) on Tuesday evenings throughout the summer. Information about the final two upcoming concerts can be found at arts2go.org.

Friday night, 4core brings modern, forward-thinking jazz music with a blend of original compositions and jazz standards to The Buttonwood Tree.
Saturday night at The Buttonwood Tree, The Nutmeg Ramblers will bring their program of acoustic music that is sure to please. Food Not Bombs shares food starting around 1 pm in front of The Buttonwood Tree every Sunday. All are welcome and invited to help prepare vegetarian food at the First Church on 190 Court Street at 11:30 am. More information about all Buttonwood events can be found at www.buttonwood.orgor by calling 860.347.4957

In Hartford, at Black-eyed Sally’s tonight the Michael Packer Blues Band will take the stage, followed by the Mighty Soul Drivers on Saturday night. blackeyedsallys.com

Tonight in Hartford brings the Annual Ray Gonzales Latin Jazz and Salsa music festival to Buckley High School. The event starts at 6pm. For info call 860-836-2029

The Wadsworth Mansion at Long Hill Estate, 421 Wadsworth Street, Middletown is hosting their tenth annual Open Air Market and Festival on Sunday. The Festival will be open to the public from 10:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m. rain or shine. The event is free. The historic Mansion will transform its 700 foot vista into a marketplace and festival where a variety of vendors will gather to sell their Connecticut-grown or made products. There is more online at www.wadsworthmansion.com

Also on Sunday, Nouveau Crooner, Dave Downs, will perform popular American songs from the 30′s & 40′s, the 50′s & 60′s, and into the new millennium, beginning at 10:00 a.m., at BrewBakers, 169 Main Street, Middletown. Downs will also offer original selections from his upcoming album, The Leatherman.

And, John Basinger will perform sections from Paradise Lost beginning at 2 pm on Sunday at The Buttonwood Tree. John Milton’s epic poem comes to life when John offers his perspective and unique understanding. Books are available to follow along. Visit www.paradiselostperformances.com to learn more of this unusual and rare offering.


It’s farmers’ market season and here are a few in our area:
The Durham Farmers’ Market is open every Thursday on the Town Green on Main St,  from 3 to 6:30 pm, through September. The longstanding Middletown Farmers’ market at the South Green is open on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 8 am to 1 pm through October. The Middletown North End Farmers Market is open 10 am to 2 pm every Friday and is located at the corner of Liberty and Main Streets in Middletown.

Now here’s a quick rundown of cinema off the beaten path here in central CT this weekend:

Tonight, and continuing through Tuesday, Cinestudio, the Trinity College cinema in Hartford, presents a new work by American director Wes Anderson entitled, ‘Moonrise Kingdom’ which took the opening slot at the Cannes Film Festival. Show schedules and descriptions can be found online at cinestudio.org

Beginning tonight and running through next Thursday, Real Art Ways in Hartford will be presenting ‘Ai Weiwei: Never Sorry’ – a gripping documentary following the trials and tribulations of China’s most famous international artist, and its most outspoken domestic critic. Tickets, times, and more online at realartways.org

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And now let’s take a look at tonight’s programming on WESU.

Right after the Jive At Five from 5:05 to 6:00pm it’s
 The Brittle Diameter
 w/Josh Sharp – 
A varied blend of brand new and time honored independent music, presented in a mixtape aesthetic.  Continuity and cohesion are the watchwords here.

From 6:00 to 6:30pm 
it’s Free Speech Radio News from The Pacifica Network – An independently produced half hour daily national and international radio news program focusing on peace and social justice issues in the US and around the world. FSRN is collectively run by its workers and reporters.

At 6:30, until 8pm we have the Universal Sound Wave with Sistah Tee - Informing listeners about local and global issues with health, nutrition, and stress reduction tips, featuring a wide range of music including African, reggae, gospel, R&B, Latin, and blues.

Next up until 10pm, we take it
 From the Otherside with 
Rok-A-Dee - The Voice of Hartford, featuring local artists from Connecticut, New York, Massachusetts and Rhode Island. Spotlighting Caribbean R & B, Soca and international music.

From 10 until Midnight, take in
 the sounds of Rumba en el Patio 
with Michael
- Classic Salsa for the dancers, Afro-Latin Big Band for the discerning ear. Join us as we adventure through the history of Musica Latina!

At Midnight until 1:30am Saturday it’s 
N.E. Tempo with 
DJ Berk
- Serious turntablism – Dubstep, DnB, techno, ragga jungle, breakbeats mixed live.

At 1:30am we go 
In the Master Bedroom, Under the Bed with 
Dope Dave 
until 3am – Celebrating conscious hip-hop and its offshoots & influences. Acrobatic emcees and down-tempo poets mix it up over varied oceans of sound.

At 3, to 4am it’s the Bassment Beats with DJ Lokash – the Real Hip-Hop is over here.

Then, we bring you
 Sing Out! 
from 4 to 5am, on a mission to preserve and support the cultural diversity and heritage of all traditional and contemporary folk musics, and to encourage making folk music a part of our everyday lives.

And we bring in the daylight from 5:00 to 6:00am with the 
BBC World News 
- a daily News roundup from the British Broadcasting Corporation

And staying on the other side of the big pond, from 6:00 to 7:00am it’s
 the Celtic Café
 – Traditional and contemporary music with a Celtic connection.

And now that the coffee’s hot enjoy Caffe Italia from 7:00 to 8:00am 
with Francesco Fiumara
 – A weekly roundup of news, music and memories from Italy.

That’s all for today’s Jive At Five, tune in each and every weekday at 4:55 pm to hear about what’s going on in the community and on the air right here at 88.1 FM WESU, a community service of Wesleyan University since 1939.

The Music behind today’s Jive At Five is from Kevin Norton’s Metaphor Quartet, a CD entitled Not Only In That Golden Tree . . . featuring (the late) Wilber Morris, Masahiko Kono, Hitomi Tono’Oka and Kevin Norton, the selection “not drunk, but stunned” and it’s out on clean feed records.

If you didn’t get a chance to write down some information for an event mentioned in our jive at five –we’ve published the script for today’s jive online at jiveat5.blogspot.com 
And if you value WESU as a source for information and entertainment in your life, how about supporting the station with a donation? You can make that donation online at wesufm.org anytime. Thanks for listening!

Good evening, it’s Thursday August 23rd and this is the Jive at Five, WESU’s Daily community calendar and run-down of night time programming here on 88.1 FM WESU Middletown. Thanks for making WESU your listener-supported source for NPR, Pacifica, independent and local public affairs and free-form community radio. I’m J-Cherry producer and host of VOICE of the CITY airing on Tuesdays from 6:30 to 8PM Showcasing live and local music, arts, and culture. Thanks for tuning in.



Tonight here in Middletown, Klekolo World Coffee presents ‘In pursuit of some things trivial’ – where everyone will be split into teams of 2 to 4 people to have their knowledge tested. Prizes will be given to the top two teams.

 
Tonight, down in New Haven, at Toad’s Place come support Middletown’s own GPOP as well as many other local groups in the Local Hip Hop Showcase. Friday night brings ‘Summer Slam Fest II’ to the stage at Toad’s, including performances by Chaos Theory, The Ultra Violets, and more. More can be found at toadsplace.com

Also down in New Haven tonight at the Cafe Nine stage, it’s popified, folky country by Loves It; w/ Brian Dolzani, and Friday Night Blues @ 9 presents talented blues guitarist Debbie Davies •
Café nine’s Saturday afternoon Jazz Jam will be hosted by the George Baker Experience. Saturday Night folk-pop and alt/rock group Al Raebuck and Friends will be performing live and Sunday night MANIC PRODUCTIONS Presents: Brian Olive w/ Jacques Le Coque; Dan Soto & The Duded Kings. More online at cafenine.com

The Middletown Commission on the Arts presents its annual Summer Sounds concert series on the City’s South Green (Union Park) on Tuesday evenings throughout the summer. Information about upcoming concers can be found at arts2go.org.

Friday night, 4core brings modern, forward-thinking jazz music with a blend of original compositions and jazz standards to the Buttonwood Tree.

Saturday night at the Buttonwood Tree, The Nutmeg Ramblers will bring their program of acoustic music that is sure to please. Food Not Bombs shares food about 1 pm in front of the Buttonwood Tree every Sunday. All are welcome and invited to help prepare vegetarian food at the First Church on 190 Court Street at 11:30 am. More information about all Buttonwood events can be found at buttonwood.org or by calling 860.347.4957
 
In Hartford, at Black-eyed Sally’s. On Friday night the Michael Packer Blues Band will take the stage at Sally’s, followed by the Mighty Soul Drivers on Saturday night. blackeyedsallys.com

Tonight  you can catch The Legendary Count Basie Orchestra as the final show in the Bring our Music Back summer series at Harkness Memorial State Park in Waterford, Conn. The Count Basie Orchestra is an 18-piece big band founded by Count Basie in the 1940s and continues to perform and record  keeping the late legendary Basies’ legacy alive. Opening performance of “The Songs of Frank Sinatra” by Rob Zappulla & his Orchestra plus The Glenn Hansen Youth Orchestra. DOORS OPEN AT 4PM  and the CONCERT BEGINS AT 5:30PM (with the Rain Location at the Garde Arts Center, located at  325 State Street, New London, CT, 06320) More can be found online at bringourmusicnback.org

Friday Night in Hartford brings the Annual Ray Gonzales Latin Jazz and Salsa music festival to Buckley High School. The event starts at 6pm. For info call 860-836-2029

The Wadsworth Mansion at Long Hill Estate, 421 Wadsworth Street, Middletown is hosting their tenth annual Open Air Market and Festival on Sunday August 26, 2012. The Festival will be open to the public from 10:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m. rain or shine. The event is free. The historic Mansion will transform its 700 foot vista into a marketplace and festival where a variety of vendors will gather to sell their Connecticut
grown or made products. more online at www.wadsworthmansion.com

 ‘Tis the season for farmers’ markets and here’s a few in our area:
The Durham Farmers’ Market is open every Thursday on the Town Green on Main St,  from 3 to 6:30 pm, through September. The longstanding Middletown Farmers’ market at the South Green is open on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 8 am to 1 pm through October. The Middletown North End Farmers Market is open 10 am to 2 pm every Friday and is located at the corner of Liberty and Main Streets in Middletown.

Now here’s a quick rundown of cinema off the beaten path here in central CT this week:

Tonight,  Cinestudio, the Trinity College cinema in Hartford, presents a new work by American director Wes Anderson entitled, ‘Moonrise Kingdom’ which took the opening slot at the Cannes Film Festival. Show schedules and descriptions can be found online at cinestudio.org

Through Thursday, Real Art Ways in Hartford will be continuing it’s run of the ‘Queen of Versailles’ – an epic documentary following billionaires Jackie and David’s rags to riches story. Beginning this Friday through next Thursday, Real Art Ways will be presenting ‘Ai Weiwei: Never Sorry’ – a gripping documentary following the trials and tribulations of China’s most famous international artist, and its most outspoken domestic critic.Tickets, times, and more online at realartways.org

That’s it for our community calendar. For the latest in local arts and entertainment beyond the Jive At Five, you can visit arts2GO.org – the City of Middletown’s new website for anyone interested in what’s going on in Middletown.
Now stay tuned.  Here’s what’s playing on our summer schedule at WESU tonight

Right after the Jive at Five Right stay tuned for

Right after the Jive at Five Right stay tuned for, Homegrown, with Rob DeRosa. The best crop of Connecticut-connected music presented for a global audience.

6-6:30pm
Free Speech Radio News From The Pacifica Network
Your daily dose of alternative international news and reporting from the Pacifica Network.

6:30-8pm
Total Praise with Minister Latrecia
A diverse and inspirational blend of contemporary gospel music to uplift your spirit!

8-9:30pm
Evening Jazz with Bill Denert
Where hearing is the best experience. A broad range of swing, be-bop, and avant garde as well as a sprinkling of new releases

9:30-11pm
it’s Acoustic Blender with Bill Revill, an eclectic selection of Americana, country, folk, and other music that has a roots influence.

11pm-12:30am
Alphabet Soup with DJ Blaze

Dj blaze is on vacation so a documentary about the folks singer “Sixto Rodriguez” called “Searching for Sugar Man”, will air, telling the inspiring story of this Folk artist from the 70’s who unbeknownst to himself,  became a super star in South Africa while he toiled away doing manual labor in Detroit for decades and his return to the stage.

12:30-1:30am
Sunspot Loops
Let’s explore what’s new in the world and rearrange what exists into a form we can claim to understand. Listen to everything. Nothing gets hyped on. (micro-genres)

Friday, 1:30-4am
The Graveyard with DJ Otto Nation
An eclectic mix of music from the WESU collection of new releases.

The BBC World News Service kicks on at 4AM and we begin tomorrow’s broadcast at 5am with Morning Edition from NPR.That’s all for today’s Jive at Five, if you didn’t get a chance to write down some of the information mentioned in our community calendar, the script is published online at www.wesufm.org/jive, and if you know of any events that you’d like to have announced on the Jive, send them to jive@wesufm.org


If you tune in to WESU for information and music that you can’t find elsewhere, then we are counting on you to help support the service you depend on. Please take a moment to make a donation of any size online at www.wesufm.org, every dollar counts and we need to hear from you. Stay tuned for Homegrown with Rob Derosa.

08-22-12 Jive

Good evening, it’s Wednesday, August 22st and this is the Jive at Five, WESU’s Daily community calendar and run-down of night time programming here on 88.1 FM WESU Middletown. Thanks for making WESU your listener-supported source for NPR, Pacifica, independent and local public affairs and free-form community radio. I’m Bill Denert, producer and host of Thursday night’s Evening Jazz where “hearing is the best experience”, and Connecticuts number 1 Washington Nationals fan! Thanx for tuning in!

Here in Middletown Mondays through Thursdays  from 10 am-noon through the rest of August, Stacey Stroka leads The Buttonwood Tree’s Open Arts & Crafts program. Everyone is welcome!

Friday night, 4core brings modern, forward-thinking jazz music with a blend of original compositions and jazz standards to the Buttonwood Tree.

Saturday night at the Buttonwood Tree, The Nutmeg Ramblers will bring their program of acoustic music that is sure to please.

Food Not Bombs shares food about 1 pm in front of the Buttonwood Tree every Sunday. All are welcome and invited to help prepare vegetarian food at the First Church on 190 Court Street at 11:30 am.

More information about all Buttonwood events can be found at buttonwood.org or by calling 860.347.4957

Tonight, down in New Haven, at Toad’s Place is the weekly dubstep dance party, and Thursday come support Middletown’s own GPOP as well as many other local groups in the Local Hip Hop Showcase.
Friday night brings ‘Summer Slam Fest II’ to the stage at Toad’s, including performances by Chaos Theory, The Ultra Violets, and more. More can be found at toadsplace.com

Also down in New Haven tonight at the Cafe Nine stage,  there will be more blues with Sarah & the Tall Boys w/ Joe Flood, as well as bluegrass and alternative country. Thursday night come hear popified, folky country by Loves It; w/ Brian Dolzani, and Friday Night Blues @ 9 presents talented blues guitarist Debbie Davies •

Café nine’s Saturday afternoon Jazz Jam will be hosted by the George Baker Experience. Saturday Night folk-pop and alt/rock group Al Raebuck and Friends will be performing live and Sunday night MANIC PRODUCTIONS Presents: Brian Olive w/ Jacques Le Coque; Dan Soto & The Duded Kings. More online at cafenine.com

The Middletown Commission on the Arts presents its annual Summer Sounds concert series on the City’s South Green (Union Park) on Tuesday evenings throughout the summer. Information about upcoming concers can be found at arts2go.org.

Every Tuesday night in Hartford, you can catch  Mike Palin’s “Other orchestra” an 18 piece big band live on stage at Black-eyed Sally’s. Every Wednesday night Sally’s hosts one of the longest running open blues jams in New England! On Friday night the Michael Packer Blues Band will take the stage at Sally’s, followed by the Mighty Soul Drivers on Saturday night. blackeyedsallys.com

Thursday evening you can catch The Legendary Count Basie Orchestra as the final show in the Bring our Music Back summer series at Harkness Memorial State Park in Waterford, Conn. The Count Basie Orchestra is an 18-piece big band founded by Count Basie in the 1940s and continues to perform and record  keeping the late legendary Basies’ legacy alive. Opening performance of “The Songs of Frank Sinatra” by Rob Zappulla & his Orchestra plus The Glenn Hansen Youth Orchestra. DOORS OPEN AT 4PM  and the CONCERT BEGINS AT 5:30PM (with the Rain Location at the Garde Arts Center, located at  325 State Street, New London, CT, 06320) More can be found online at bringourmusicnback.org

Also this Thursday here in Middletown, Klekolo World Coffee presents ‘In pursuit of some things trivial’ – where everyone will be split into teams of 2 to 4 people to have their knowledge tested. Prizes will be given to the top two teams.

Friday Night in Hartford brings the Annual Ray Gonzales Latin Jazz and Salsa music festival to Buckley High School. The event starts at 6pm. For info call 860-836-2029

The Wadsworth Mansion at Long Hill Estate, 421 Wadsworth Street, Middletown is hosting their tenth annual Open Air Market and Festival on Sunday August 26, 2012. The Festival will be open to the public from 10:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m. rain or shine. The event is free. The historic Mansion will transform its 700 foot vista into a marketplace and festival where a variety of vendors will gather to sell their Connecticut
grown or made products. more online at www.wadsworthmansion.com

 ‘Tis the season for farmers’ markets and here’s a few in our area:
The Durham Farmers’ Market is open every Thursday on the Town Green on Main St,  from 3 to 6:30 pm, through September. The longstanding Middletown Farmers’ market at the South Green is open on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 8 am to 1 pm through October. The Middletown North End Farmers Market is open 10 am to 2 pm every Friday and is located at the corner of Liberty and Main Streets in Middletown.

Now here’s a quick rundown of cinema off the beaten path here in central CT this week:

Tonight,  Cinestudio, the Trinity College cinema in Hartford, presents a new work by American director Wes Anderson entitled, ‘Moonrise Kingdom’ which took the opening slot at the Cannes Film Festival. Show schedules and descriptions can be found online at cinestudio.org

Through Thursday, Real Art Ways in Hartford will be continuing it’s run of the ‘Queen of Versailles’ – an epic documentary following billionaires Jackie and David’s rags to riches story. Beginning this Friday through next Thursday, Real Art Ways will be presenting ‘Ai Weiwei: Never Sorry’ – a gripping documentary following the trials and tribulations of China’s most famous international artist, and its most outspoken domestic critic.Tickets, times, and more online at realartways.org

That’s it for our community calendar. For the latest in local arts and entertainment beyond the Jive At Five, you can visit arts2GO.org – the City of Middletown’s new website for anyone interested in what’s going on in Middletown.
Now stay tuned.  Here’s what’s playing on our summer schedule at WESU tonight

Right after the Jive at Five Right stay tuned for The Needle Drop with Anthony Fantano for an hour of the latest and greatest in the world of independent rock, pop, electronic, and experimental music out there today.

From 6-6:30pm, it’s Free Speech Radio News From The Pacifica Network
Your daily dose of alternative international news and reporting from the Pacifica Network.

At 6:30 and running until 8pm, it’s Fusion Radio with James Fusion
Techno from around the globe mixed live since 1992. It’s a vinyl world!

From 8 to 9:30 it’s The Warehouse with Mike Nyce. The best of underground deep house music, mixed live for your listening pleasure.

From 9:30-11pm it’s The Vault with DJ Anton Banks
On the air since 1995! Presenting listeners with the very latest in underground electronica on vinyl format, so the music can be heard as it was intended. Regularly featuring exclusive sets from international producers and DJs.

From 11pm-12:30am it’s Midnight Munchies with DJ Gus Lo – The Below Ground Street music your ears have been craving.

Beginning at 12:30 and running until 1:30am it’s Search and Recover with DJ Cheshire Cat. Search and Recover scours the world of music to find as many versions of a single song as possible. Join the exploration of the modern musical standards!

and from 1:30-4am it’s The Graveyard with DJ Otto Nation. An eclectic mix of music from the WESU collection of new releases.

The BBC News kicks on at 4am and we begin tomorrow’s broadcast at 5am with Morning Edition from NPR.
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That’s all for today’s Jive At Five, tune in each and every weekday at 4:55 pm to hear about what’s going on in the community and on the air right here at 88.1 FM WESU, a community service of Wesleyan University since 1939.

If you didn’t get a chance to write down some information for an event mentioned in our jive at five –we’ve published the script for today’s jive online at jiveat5.blogspot.com

And if you value WESU as a source for information and entertainment in your life, how about supporting the station with a donation? You can make that donation online at wesufm.org anytime. Thanks for listening!

Tues, Aug. 21 Jive

 Good evening, it’s Tuesday, August 21st. This is the Jive at Five, WESU’s Daily community calendar and run-down of night time programming here on 88.1 FM WESU Middletown. I’m Maria Johnson. Thanks for making WESU your listener-supported source for NPR, Pacifica, independent and local public affairs and free-form community radio.

Here in Middletown Mondays through Thursdays  from 10 am-noon through the rest of August, Stacey Stroka leads The Buttonwood Tree’s Open Arts & Crafts program. Everyone is welcome!
 Friday night, 4core brings modern, forward-thinking jazz music with a blend of original compositions and jazz standards to the Buttonwood Tree.
 Saturday night at the Buttonwood Tree, The Nutmeg Ramblers will bring their program of acoustic music that is sure to please.

Food Not Bombs shares food about 1 pm in front of the Buttonwood Tree every Sunday. All are welcome and invited to help prepare vegetarian food at the First Church on 190 Court Street at 11:30 am.
More information about all Buttonwood events at buttonwood.org or 860.347.4957

Down in New Haven, at Toad’s Place, tomorrow is always the weekly dubstep dance party, and Thursday come support Middletown’s own GPOP as well as many other local groups in the Local Hip Hop Showcase.
Friday night brings ‘Summer Slam Fest II’ to the stage at Toad’s, including performances by Chaos Theory, The Ultra Violets, and more. More online at toadsplace.com

Also down in New Haven tonight at Cafe Nine,  East L.A. native Candye Kane brings her old school blues and roots vibes to the stage. Tomorrow night Sarah & the Tall Boys; w/ Joe Flood will bring more blues, as well as bluegrass and alternative country to the Café Nine stage. Thursday night come hear popified, folky country by Loves It; w/ Brian Dolzani, and Friday Night Blues @ 9 presents talented blues guitarist Debbie Davies • Café nine’s Saturday afternoon Jazz Jam will be hosted by the George Baker Experience. Saturday Night folk-pop and alt/rock group Al Raebuck and Friends will be performing live and Sunday night MANIC PRODUCTIONS Presents: Brian Olive w/ Jacques Le Coque; Dan Soto & The Duded Kings. More online at cafenine.com

The Middletown Commission on the Arts presents its annual Summer Sounds concert series on the City’s South Green (Union Park) on Tuesday evenings throughout the summer. Tonight features Sambeleza, a Brazilian jazz group. More information at arts2go.org. 

Tonight and on upcoming Tuesday nights in Hartford, you can catch  Mike Palin’s “Other orchestra” an 18 piece big band live on stage at Black-eyed Sally’s. Tomorrow and every Wednesday night Sally’s hosts one of the longest running open blues jams in New England! On Friday night the Michael Packer Blues Band will take the stage at Sally’s, followed by the Mighty Soul Drivers on Saturday night. blackeyedsallys.com
Thursday evening you can catch The Legendary Count Basie Orchestra as the final show in the Bring our Music Back summer series at Harkness Memorial State Park in Waterford, Conn. The Count Basie Orchestra is an 18-piece big band founded by Count Basie in the 1940s and continues to perform and record  keeping the late legendary Basies’ legacy alive. Opening performance of “The Songs of Frank Sinatra” by Rob Zappulla & his Orchestra plus The Glenn Hansen Youth Orchestra. DOORS OPEN AT 4PM / CONCERT BEGINS AT 5:30PM (with the Rain Location – Garde Arts Center, 325 State Street, New London, CT, 06320) more online at bringourrmusicnback.org

Also this Thursday here in Middletown, Klekolo World Coffee presents ‘In pursuit of some things trivial’ – where everyone will be split into teams of 2 to 4 people to have their knowledge tested. Prizes will be given to the top two teams.

Friday Night in Hartford brings the Annual Ray Gonzales Latin Jazz and Salsa music festival to Buckley High School. The event starts at 6pm. For info call 860-836-2029

The Wadsworth Mansion at Long Hill Estate, 421 Wadsworth Street, Middletown is hosting their tenth annual Open Air Market and Festival on Sunday August 26, 2012. The Festival will be open to the public from 10:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m. rain or shine. The event is free. The historic Mansion will transform its 700 foot vista into a marketplace and festival where a variety of vendors will gather to sell their Connecticut
grown or made products. more online at www.wadsworthmansion.com

 ‘Tis the season for farmers’ markets and here’s a few in our area:
The Durham Farmers’ Market is open every Thursday on the Town Green on Main St,  from 3 to 6:30 pm, through September. The longstanding Middletown Farmers’ market at the South Green is open on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 8 am to 1 pm through October. The Middletown North End Farmers Market is open 10 am to 2 pm every Friday and is located at the corner of Liberty and Main Streets in Middletown.

Here’s a quick rundown of cinema off the beaten path here in central CT this week.
Tonight,  Cinestudio, the Trinity College cinema in Hartford,  will be finishing it’s run of the modern French film, The Well-Diggers Daughter. Opening tomorrow and running through Next Tuesday, Cinestudio, presents a new work by American director Wes Anderson entitled, ‘Moonrise Kingdom’ which took the opening slot at the Cannes Film Festival. Show schedules and descriptions can be found online at cinestudio.org

Tonight through Thursday, Real Art Ways in Hartford will be continuing it’s run of the ‘Queen of Versailles’ – an epic documentary following billionaires Jackie and David’s rags to riches story. Beginning this Friday through next Thursday, Real Art Ways will be presenting ‘Ai Weiwei: Never Sorry’ – a gripping documentary following the trials and tribulations of China’s most famous international artist, and its most outspoken domestic critic.Tickets, times, and more online at realartways.org

That’s it for our community calendar. For the latest in local arts and entertainment beyond the Jive At Five, you can visit arts2GO.org – the City of Middletown’s new website for anyone interested in what’s going on in Middletown.
Now stay tuned.  Here’s what’s playing on WESU tonight:  as we kick off our Summer Program guide.

Right after the Jive at Five, stay tuned for Finding Bliss: Words and Music with DJ Lauren “Bliss” Agnelli, an interview, free-form talk show about people who are following their hearts and living authentically.

Then at 6, it’s Free Speech Radio News From The Pacifica Network, your daily dose of alternative international news and reporting from the Pacifica Network.

From 6:30 to 8, J-Cherry Presents ‘The Voice of the CITY.’ Join J-Cherry and the Strawberries for live and local Connecticut arts and music at it’s best, featuring the area’s finest artists.

After that, from 8-10 pm, it’s Acoustic Blender with Bill Revill, an eclectic selection of Americana, country, folk, folk-rock, bluegrass, acoustic and any music that has a roots influence. Tonight, singer/songwriter Jake Klar will be Bill’s special in-studio guest.

From 10 p.m. to midnight, it’s Wonderland with DJ Cheshire Cat. He’s got a song in his heart, a chemical imbalance in his head and a musical library at his fingers. From krautrock to post-rock, grunge to garage, novelty to New Romantic, punk to prog, Wonderland has a place for it.

Then, “Leonard Cohen: Old Ideas with New Friends,” a Leonard Cohen documentary special in which we’ll hear how Leonard has influenced other artists. Plus a few ideas from Leonard himself.

After that, it’s Random Access Music – with DJ Cheshire Cat, suicide shuffle of songs and sounds….

Until 2:30, when DJ Otto Nation brings you
The Graveyard, an eclectic mix of music from the WESU collection of new releases.

Then, at 4, the BBC World News Service kicks on and we begin tomorrow’s broadcast at 5am with Morning Edition from NPR.

That’s all for today’s Jive at Five, if you didn’t get a chance to write down some of the information mentioned in our community calendar, the script is published online at www.wesufm.org/jive, and if you know of any events that you’d like to have announced on the Jive, send them to jive@wesufm.org

If you tune in to WESU for information and music that you can’t find elsewhere, then we are counting on you to help support the service you depend on.

Please take a moment to make a donation of any size online at wesufm.org, every dollar counts and we need to hear from you.

Thanks for listening and stay tuned for Finding Bliss!

Monday August 20th Jive

Good evening, it’s Monday, August 20th. This is the Jive at Five, WESU’s Daily community calendar and run down of night time programming here on 88.1 FM WESU Middletown. I’m Miranda Quast, Thanks for making WESU your listener supported source for NPR, Pacifica, independent and local public affairs and free-form community radio.
 
Here in Middletown Mondays through Thursdays  from 10am-noon through during July and August, Stacey Stroka leads The Buttonwood Tree’s Open Arts & Crafts program. Everyone is welcome! 
 Every Monday night, J-CHERRY hosts the ANYTHING GOES!” OPEN MIC AT THE BUTTONWOOD TREE.  Signups begin at7:30pm. Performances start at 8:00pm. 
 Friday night, 4core brings modern, forward-thinking jazz music with a blend of original compositions and jazz standards to the Buttonwood Tree.
 Saturday night at the Buttonwood Tree, The Nutmeg Ramblers will bring their program of acoustic music that is sure to please.
Food Not Bombs shares food about 1 pm in front of the Buttonwood Tree every Sunday. All are welcome and invited to help prepare vegetarian food at the First Church on 190 Court Street at 11:30 am.
More information about all Buttonwood events at buttonwood.org or 860.347.4957

Tonight and every Monday night down in New Haven, Rohn Lawrence and Friends make smooth jazz on the lily pad stage. Wednesday is always the weekly dubstep dance party, and Thursday come support Middletown’s own GPOP as well as many other local groups in the Local Hip Hop Showcase.
Friday night brings ‘Summer Slam Fest II’ to the stage at Toad’s, including performances by Chaos Theory, The Ultra Violets, and more. More online at toadsplace.com

Also down in New Haven tonight at Cafe Nine, Fistful of Jokes comedy series presents a local comedy showcase hosted by Andrew and Jerry Morgan. Tuesday Night East L.A. native Candye Kane brings her old school blues and roots vibes to the stage.Wednesday night Sarah & the Tall Boys; w/ Joe Flood will bring more blues, as well as bluegrass and alternative country to the Café Nine stage. Thursday night come hear popified, folky country by Loves It; w/ Brian Dolzani, and Friday Night Blues @ 9 presents talented blues guitarist Debbie Davies • Café nine’s Saturday afternoon Jazz Jam will be hosted by the George Baker Experience. Saturday Night folk-pop and alt/rock group Al Raebuck and Friends will be performing live and Sunday night MANIC PRODUCTIONS Presents: Brian Olive w/ Jacques Le Coque; Dan Soto & The Duded Kings. More online at cafenine.com

The Middletown Commission on the Arts presents their annual Summer Sounds concert series on the City’s South Green (Union Park) on Tuesday evenings throughout the summer. Tomorrow night features Sambeleza, a Brazilian jazz group. More information at arts2go.org.  

The Hartford Jazz Society brings live jazz every Monday night to Bushnell Park followed by a jam session at Blackeyed Sallys.

On Tuesday nights in Hartford, you can catch  Mike Palin’s “Other orchestra” an 18 piece big band live on stage at Black-eyed Sally’s. Every Wednesday night Sally’s hosts one of the longest running open blues jams in New England! On Friday night the Michael Packer Blues Band will take the stage at Sally’s, followed by the Mighty Soul Drivers on Saturday night. blackeyedsallys.com
Thursday evening you can catch The Legendary Count Basie Orchestra as the final show in the Bring our Music Back summer series at Harkness Memorial State Park in Waterford, Conn. The Count Basie Orchestra is an 18 piece big band founded by Count Basie in the 1940s and continues to perform and record  keeping the late legendary Basies’ legacy alive. Opening performance of “The Songs of Frank Sinatra” by Rob Zappulla & his Orchestra plus The Glenn Hansen Youth Orchestra. DOORS OPEN AT 4PM / CONCERT BEGINS AT 5:30PM (with the Rain Location – Garde Arts Center, 325 State Street, New London, CT, 06320) more online at bringourrmusicnback.org 

Also this Thursday here in Middletown, Klekolo World Coffee presents ‘In pursuit of some things trivial’ – where everyone will be split into teams of 2 to 4 people to have their knowledge tested. Prizes will be given to the top two teams.

 ‘Tis the season for farmers’ markets and here’s a few in our area:
The Durham Farmers’ Market is open every Thursday on the Town Green on Main St,  from 3 to 6:30 pm, through September. The longstanding Middletown Farmers’ market at the South Green is open on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 8 am to 1 pm through October. The Middletown North End Farmers Market is open 10 am to 2 pm every Friday and is located at the corner of Liberty and Main Streets in Middletown.

Here’s a quick rundown of cinema off the beaten path herein central CT this week. 
Tonight and Tomorrow,  Cinestudio, the Trinity College cinema in Hartford,  will be finishing it’s run of the modern French film, The Well-Diggers Daughter. Opening Wednesday and running through Next Tuesday, Cinestudio, presents a new work by American director Wes Anderson entitled, ‘Moonrise Kingdom’ which took the opening slot at the Cannes Film Festival. Show schedules and descriptions can be found online at cinestudio.org

Tonight through Thursday, Real Art Ways in Hartfordwill be continuing it’s run of the ‘Queen of Versailles’ – an epic documentary following billionaires Jackie and David’s rags to riches story. Beginning this Friday through next Thursday, Real Art Ways will be presenting ‘Ai Weiwei: Never Sorry’ – a gripping documentary following the trials and tribulations of China’s most famous international artist, and its most outspoken domestic critic.Tickets, times, and more online at realartways.org 
Now stay tuned.  Here’s what’s playing on WESU tonight:  as we kick off our Summer Program guide.
Right after the Jive at Five, stay tuned for an hour of straight up Jazz on Afternoon Jazz with Charles Henry during our weekday commercial free musical drive time programming.

That’s it for our community calendar. For the latest in local arts and entertainment beyond the Jive At Five, you can visit arts2GO.org – the City of Middletown’s new website for anyone interested in what’s going on in Middletown.

At 6pm we bring you 30 minutes of alternative news reporting from the Pacifica Network on Free Speech Radio News.

At 6:30 is Johnny Analog’s Life is a Killer. Moving through the blues diaspora from front porch country blues and big city electric blues to jazz, R&B and soul.


at 8:00 Lord Lewis presents:  the Rumpus Room for 90 minutes of scorching vintage and contemporary heavy funk, soul, club jazz, reggae, ska, afro and Latin dance floor grooves.

At 9:30 Tom Gatzen presents a 2 hr weekly dose of loud and heavy music on Aaargh!!
From 11:30 – 12:30 Anvil Isle presents a musical monsoon of alternative rock, blues, dream, funk, hard rock, indie, punk, reggae, surf, and world music inviting you to bury your feet in the sand and hear the waves come crashing through your speakers.
From 12:30-3:00 Psychedelic Rick presents the late night Summer Concert Series featuring live concerts in their full glory. 
From 3-4am Maximum Rock and Roll Radio features an hour of international loud rock and punk.
The BBC World News Service kicks on at 4AM and we begin tomorrow’s broadcast at 5am with Morning Edition from NPR.

That’s all for today’s Jive at Five, if you didn’t get a chance to write down some of the information mentioned in our community calendar, the script is published online at www.wesufm.org/jive, and if you know of any events that you’d like to have announced on the Jive, send them to jive@wesufm.org

If you tune in to WESU for information and music that you can’t find elsewhere, then we are counting on you to help support the service you depend on.

Please take a moment to make a donation of any size online at wesufm.org, every dollar counts and we need to hear from you.

Thanks for listening and stay tuned for an hour of commercial free jazz with Charles Henry.