Upcoming Special Programs on WFMU
Last updated: April 24th at 10:24 PM

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Bob chats with Director T.J. Dawson on JERSEY BOYS at La Mirada & more!!
Thursday, April 25th, 10pm - 2am
on Bob Barth's One Night Stand
(on Sheena's Jungle Room Stream)
LIVE from Los Angeles: JERSEY BOYS, the bio-Musical of Frankie Valli & The Four Seasons, that took Broadway & the rest of the world by storm is getting a spectacular stageing at La Mirada Theatre for the Performing Arts and tonight on the show we have Director T.J. Dawson. Then we are diving headfirst into two brand new pieces of theatre. Many moons ago South Coast Rep produced the play PRELUDE TO A KISS, it went on to Broadway and a feature film adaptation starring Alec Baldwin & Meg Ryan. Now it's back but this go around it is a sweepingly romantic Musical with a gorgeous score that will set your heart ablaze. Finally straight out of Ireland, the Odyssey Theatre Ensemble has brought the hit of the Edinburgh Fringe Festival to Santa Monica with this captivating one man show that will surprise you at every turn, KING. April 25th at 7pm-11pm PT, 10pm - 2am ET.

Guest Diane Foley, author of American Mother
Saturday, April 27th, 6am - 9am
on Currents with Brian D

Currents with Brian D welcomes Diane Foley, the mother of James Foley, the journalist brutally executed by ISIS in 2014. Diane will discuss her new book, "American Mother," and her work to protect US journalists working overseas and to change our country's policy toward citizens taken hostage by terrorist groups.

Drop-In presents: The return of Spastisk Ekstase with Courtney Noir!
Saturday, April 27th, 6pm - 7pm
on Drop-In
(on Rock'n'Soul Radio stream)
DJ Courtney Noir of KZUM.org returns to be your guide through some of the best Scandinavian Post-Punk & Cold Wave she can cram into an hour. FANTASTISK!

Dispatch from the 2024 Tucson Jazz Festival
Saturday, April 27th, 7pm - 10pm
on Observations of Deviance with David Mittleman
(on Give the Drummer Radio stream)
Tucson, Arizona, based host David Mittleman reflects on the triumphant 2024 Tucson Jazz Festival. OoD will explore the music of festival attendees Linda May Han Oh, Sara Serpa, Kresten Osgood, Miguel Zenon and others. The show will also include exclusive interviews with musicians Kresten Osgood and Sara Serpa.

Jessica Romoff guest hosts!
Sunday, April 28th, 5pm - 6pm
on Radio Row

Music for nothing to do all day but to sit on the porch in your underwear and drink cheap wine!

Mid-Valley Mutations vs. Radio TroUBle
Tuesday, April 30th, 9pm - Midnight
on Mid-Valley Mutations with Austin Rich
(on Sheena's Jungle Room Stream)
The members of Big City Orchestra join Austin Rich to perform a mash-up version of their shows, where Pxe, dAs, univac and Austin swap tracks back and forth, offering you a chance to get a sense of what their respective shows are like. It's sort of like a DJ exchange program, and at an expanded length, too! Join us."

Wednesday, May 1st, Noon - 3pm
on The Evan "Funk" Davies Show

UV-TV formed in Gainesville, Florida, in the mid-2010s, but by the turn of the decade they’d relocated to New York City. Their first release after moving to NYC, 2021’s Always Something, was one of EFD’s favorites of that year; they’ll play some songs from that album as well as some new songs from an upcoming release. Tune in for some post-punk jangle-drone!

Two Year Anniversary Non-Stop Dance Party!
Wednesday, May 1st, 10pm - Midnight
on We're Outta Sight!!! with Stu
(on Rock'n'Soul Radio stream)
Shunning his usual back-announce mic breaks, DJ Stu Rutherford presents a non-stop set of 49 movers, groovers and uptempo rockers spanning the 1950s up through the current decade. Put on your dancing shoes and help Stu celebrate his 2 year anniversary here at WFMU.

Special Guest: Jeffrey Silverstein
Friday, May 3rd, 5pm - 7pm
on Beachcomber's Buffet with Arlo
(on Give the Drummer Radio stream)
Beachcomber's Buffet welcomes Jeffrey Silverstein to chat about his forthcoming EP Roseway & listen to some selections.

Little Black Egg
Friday, May 3rd, 9pm - Midnight
on Burn It Down! with Nate K.

Georgia Hubley needs no introduction, especially around these parts. But when she's not drumming and singing in the one and only Yo La Tengo, Georgia dons the moniker Little Black Egg. A loose, improvisatory project that delivers an almost liminal version of that special something that she so deftly brings to YLT, Little Black Egg will be rounded out with Ira Kaplan for a special live, in-the-studio performance on Burn It Down! Friday, May 3.

Drop In Presents Scott_OZ Returns Again!
Saturday, May 4th, 6pm - 7pm
on Drop-In
(on Rock'n'Soul Radio stream)
Beloved Australian listener Scott_OZ returns again to DropIn with a 3rd installment of some more of the most wild and weird music from Down Under!

A Strange Celestial Road: Ahmed Abdullah Interview
Saturday, May 4th, 7pm - 10pm
on Observations of Deviance with David Mittleman
(on Give the Drummer Radio stream)
Host David Mittleman presents an exclusive interview with legendary Jazz trumpeter and author Ahmed Abdullah. Best known for his membership in Sun Ra’s Arkestra, Abdullah played a vital part in the 1970s New York Loft Jazz scene. Abdullah discusses his time with Sun Ra, playing with Jazz legends like Sam Rivers and authoring his memoir, A Strange Celestial Road.

Sunday, May 5th, 3pm - 5pm
on Paul Bruno's show

When she's not writing record reviews and hosting radio shows for Maximum Rockandroll or running the excellent Domestic Departure label, Erika Elizabeth is part of Portland trio Collate. Unlike the cold calculation of many post-punk enthusiasts, Collate brings the heat with their jagged riffs and passionate vocals. Catch them live on April 22nd at Hart Bar along with Kilynn Lunsford and Blank Account and hear them on Paul's show May 5th.

Alyza guest hosts!
Sunday, May 5th, 5pm - 6pm
on Radio Row

Our intern Alyza takes over for an hour of dreamy, melodic house music!

Friday, May 10th, 9pm - Midnight
on Burn It Down! with Nate K.

Part of the Queen City's takeover of the punk underground, Cincinnati's Choncy excel at the sort of tough, tight punk that is informed as much by arty DiY post-punk as it is by the standard-bearers of hardcore. Throw in some righteous anger and a little psych damage, and you have a real winner. Nate K. is proud to welcome Choncy to the show for a live performance on Friday, May 10.

DJ Lariza guest hosts!
Sunday, May 12th, 5pm - 6pm
on Radio Row

DJ Lariza takes you around the world in the search for the sound of love.

Dobromiła Dobro guest hosts!
Sunday, May 19th, 5pm - 6pm
on Radio Row

A selection of soft and disturbing electronic music, with the taste of red melon, the smell of the metallic lake and the touch of a girl with a knife.

The Prof. Fuzz 63
Wednesday, May 22nd, Noon - 3pm
on The Evan "Funk" Davies Show

The Prof. Fuzz 63 are a three-piece family band from just north of Dallas. They’re also literally a garage band. Their garage/practice space is adorned with photos of The Cramps, among others, and singer uses an old telephone handset for a mic. What else do you need to know? OK, they’re also playing May 22 at Berlin in NYC and May 23 at Finnegan’s in Hoboken.

Drop In Presents an encore broadcast of "We Love The Pirates" with Screamin' Lord Flot
Saturday, May 25th, 6pm - 7pm
on Drop-In
(on Rock'n'Soul Radio stream)
Broadcasting from Her Majesty's Radio Ship Terre T II, somewhere between the Shivering Sands Thames Estuary and the North Sea, Screamin' Lord Flot and Radio Tezza presents "We Love The Pirates" -- a tribute to those intrepid mid-60's marine DJs who rocked the UK and gave the Beeb what for!

Carly guest hosts!
Sunday, May 26th, 5pm - 6pm
on Radio Row

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