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Tonight on Bustin' Out Blue

Special guest phoners all night long, Members of the Route 111, Tom and Paul will be talking about Memphis.

John Ginty's new CD No Filter demands to be played and I'm happy he's calling in to talk with me.

Johnny Mac also is sharing some new music and his plans for the IBC trip to the The River City.

Tune in tonight on Wusb.fm. 10PM.

David Bowie Tribute

Tune in on Thursday, January 14th at 3:00 pm ET for the start of a 21 hour marathon tribute to the late David Bowie. Bowie was a musical pioneer, and a true inspiration to many staff members at WUSB. Please join us as we pay tribute to this legend. That’s Thursday, 1/14 at 3:00 pm through Friday, 1/15 at 12 noon ET at 90.1 FM and online at www.wusb.fm.

David Bowie Radio includes:
3:00pm to 5:00pm Capt. Phil Merkel
5:00pm to 6:00pm Tom Needham - Sounds Of Film
6:00pm to 9:00pm Roger "Capt. Rockit"
9:00pm to 12:00pm Chris LaPorta and Bob Duffy
12:01am to 3:00am Denis McNamara - former Program Director at WLIR
3:00am to 4:00am Bob Buchmann - former Program Director at WBAB
4:00am to 6:00am Marc Greene - Bowie after 9/11
6:00am to 8:00am Mr. Edison - No Apologies Sendoff
8:00am to 10:00am Mark Klein - A Friday Morning Bowie Blues Warehouse
10:00am to 12:00pm John Tabacco - Clam Radioeulogy


Join your Host Chris on Thursday, January 7th from 8:00 to 10:00PM as we “Slide into the New Year” when he Welcomes Kerry Kearney, Mark Newman and Johnny Mac LIVE on The Bayou to salute the 2016 “Gathering of the Slides” on WUSB 90.1 FM.  “Laissez les bon temps rouler”

Hip-hop Legend Kurtis Blow Raps with Tom Needham on the Sounds of Film Radio Show

WHEN: January 7, 2016
TIME: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Hip-hop legend Kurtis Blow will be Tom Needham's special guest this Thursday at 6 P.M. on The Sounds of Film Show on WUSB 90.1 FM. They will be discussing his upcoming induction into the Hip Hop Hall of Fame in April. Kurtis Blow is well known for his classic songs "Christmas Rappin'," "The Breaks," "Basketball," and "If I Ruled the World." He was the first commercially successful rapper who was signed to a major record deal. Throughout his career, he released 15 albums. He also starred in the popular film, Krush Groove, with RUN-D.M.C. Shelia E., and the Fat Boys. In 2014, he was inducted into the Long Island Music Hall of Fame.

WUSB'S Sunday Street Series begins 2016 with Sloan Wainwright and Willie Nile

The series moves to the Gillespie Room at The Long Island Museum (1200 Route 25A) in Stony Brook

Sloan Wainwright on January 17th at 3 P.M.

Sloan Wainwright is at ease in variety of American musical styles --- pop, folk,jazz and blues--- all held together by the melodious tone of her rich contralto. Her family tree (brother and folk-music luminary Loudon Wainwright, nephew Rufus Wainwright, nieces Martha Wainwright and Lucy Wainwright Roche) reads like a who's who of contemporary folk music. Sloan brings songs from a just-released album, Uncovering, to this performance, featuring her interpretations of songs by Joni Mitchell, Bob Dylan, Paul Simon as well as a couple of her originals.

Advance sale and information at www.sundaystreet.org

Willie Nile on January 31st at 3 P.M.

Willie Nile is a legend on the New York music scene. His 1980 debut album had critics comparing him to Dylan and Springsteen and, like those two artists, Nile consistently turns out incredible albums. His latest, If I Was A River, is a piano-based album and Willie will put the grand piano in the Gillespie Room to good use on some songs from it. With his incredible bass player, Johnny Pisano, Willie will be showcasing songs from his extensive catalogue and from a new album soon to be released.

Advance sale and information at www.sundaystreet.org