On Air

8/5: Andrew Aydin, Pluck and Rail, with Captain Phil

3:00- 5:00 PM, Friday 8/5

Captain Phil's Planet will air an exclusive interview with Andrew Aydin, co author (with Congressman John Lewis) of the #1 New York Times bestselling graphic novel series March, drawn by Nate Powell.
March just won an Eisner Award at the San Diego Comic con. In this interview recorded last April at the East Coast Comic Con Andrew discusses who he came to work with John Lewis, what it was like to be a comic book fan in a congressional office and how March came to be. Also Andrew will discuss the day in the summer of 2015 when Congressman John Lewis decided to CosPlay at the San Diego Comic Con.

6:00 - 7:00 PM, Friday 8/5

Captain Phil will also be filling in for the Natural Alternatives show with a live in studio performance of Pluck and Rail!

Pluck and Rail is the acoustic intersection of Andrew Sussman of the prog-rock heavyweights, Frogg Café, and George Gierer of the folkabilly band, South County. George bought his first guitar at age 17 and moved to Austin, TX, where he soaked up the sounds of the south and was forever changed. After hearing hearing Eddie Van Halen at the age of 15, the classically-trained cellist Sussman starting spinning Bach into the blues and Beethoven into Zappa.

8/4 6-8 PM: Caroline Hirsch, Gillian Armstrong and Alexandra Pelosi on Sounds of Film

Comedy Queen Caroline Hirsch, Australian Director Gillian Armstrong and Documentary Filmmaker Alexandra Pelosi will be this week's guest on Tom Needham's the Sounds of Film.

For more information, visit http://www.longisland.com/news/08-03-16/caroline-hirsch-gillian-armstrong-alexandra-pelosi-interview-sounds-of-film.html 

WUSB BENEFEST 2016

The 2016 WUSB BENEFEST is a two day music festival, being hosted by Katie’s of Smithtown, to help raise operating and equipment funds for Long Island’s largest non-commercial radio station, WUSB 90.1 FM. Thirty Seven bands, and solo artists will be performing to help support the station that has played their music, and the music of countless others for the past 39 years!

AUGUST 13 AND 14
KATIE'S OF SMITHTOWN
BE THERE!

Thursday, 7/28, 6 PM: Salman Ahmad and Dr. Larry Brilliant on Sound of Film

Rock Star Salman Ahmad and producer, Dr. Larry Brilliant, will be joining Tom Needham on the Sounds of Film this Thursday at 6 P.M. on WUSB. They will be speaking about their work on HBO's Open Your Eyes, a heartfelt and uplifting documentary about doctors restoring sight to villagers who have been blind for decades in Himalayan mountains of Nepal.

For more information, visit http://www.longisland.com/news/07-27-16/salman-ahmad-dr-larry-brilliant-...

Ralph Macchio and Bobby Rydell Join Tom Needham on the Sounds of Film - July 21




Long Island's Ralph Macchio and music legend Bobby Rydell will be Tom Needham's guests this Thursday (7/21) on WUSB's The Sounds of Film. 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM.

Ralph Macchio is a popular actor known for his starring roles in the Outsiders, My Cousin Vinny and three Karate Kid movies. He first rose to fame on television's Eight is Enough. In 2011, he surprised fans when he placed fourth on Dancing with the Stars. His latest role is on HBO's Deuce.

Legendary singer Bobby Rydell will also be a guest on the Sounds of Film. Bobby Rydell is well-known for his amazing string of 34 Top 40 hits including "Wild One", "Kissin Time", "We Got Love" and "Volare.

For more information - visit: http://www.longisland.com/news/07-19-16/ralph-macchio-bobby-rydell-inter...