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Dave Kerzner on Captain Phil's Planet - Thursday, October 12, 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Tune in this Thursday for Captain Phil's Planet interview with Dave Kerzner of The Dave Kerzner Band. Dave will be calling in with his band from Florida to discuss the new album Static (Released October 1st 2017) and his upcoming area appearances at the Prostock Festival in Rahway New Jersey on October 14th, 2017 and his shows at the New Jersey Proghouse in Dunellen New Jersey on October 23rd and DROM in NYC on October 24th with District 97!

Static is available on the Sonic elements bandcamp page or
https://sonicelements.bandcamp.com/album/static

The Dave Kerzner Band website.
http://www.davekerzner.com/

Support WUSB at Tropical Smoothie - Wed. October 11, 3:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Join us at Tropical Smoothie on Wednesday, October 11, to support WUSB! All you need to do is bring in this flyer and part of your purchase will go towards WUSB.

So come on down, have some smoothies, and support your favorite radio station, WUSB, Stony Brook.

PDF of FLYER: http://wusb.fm/files/tropical%20smoothie%20fundraiser.pdf

New York Constitutional Convention: What You Need to Know

Every 20 years, New York state constitution sets a state-wide referendum on whether or not to convene a Constitutional Convention. The next vote arrives November 7, 2017.

Tune in Friday from 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM for a special radio program on the Constitutional Convention. Habanero and Pauline Hypnosmoothie will shed light on this event, with help from special guest, Anthony M. Figliola, and Nancy Marr, co-President, at League of Women Voters of Brookhaven.

25th Hamptons International Film Festival & Ayn Rand’s Atlas Shrugged’s 60th Anniv. on Tom Needham’s The Sounds of Film


Tom Needham will be speaking with the Hamptons International Film Festival’s Executive Director, Anne Chaisson, and Artistic Director, David Nugent, on Thursday’s Sounds of Film at 6 P.M. on WUSB.

He will also be celebrating the 60th anniversary of Ayn Rand’s Atlas Shrugged with Academy Award Nominated director, Michael Paxton, and the executive chairman of the Ayn Rand Institute, Yaron Brook.

For more information, visit https://www.longisland.com/news/10-03-17/celebrate-the-25th-hamptons-int...

This week onboard the Mystery Train


FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 29, 2017
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM EDT

We’ll pay tribute to Daptones recording artist Charles Bradley, who died this past Saturday.
Bradley, who was first inspired to perform after seeing James Brown at The Apollo Theater,
didn’t release his first album until 2011, when he was 62. An emotional, incendiary performer –
he will be missed.

We will also be featuring new Tori Amos, David Rawlings and Gillian Welch, Waxahatchee,
Curtis Salgado, Otis Taylor, Shelby Lynne… and the usual mosh pit of covers, deep tracks and
surprises.

WUSB is hosting a fundraiser at Crazy Crepe Cafe - Thursday, October 5, 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Please bring this flyer and join us for dinner or dessert at

CRAZY CREPE CAFE

1070 Middle Country Rd
Selden, NY 11784

THURSDAY, OCTOBER 5, between 5:00 PM and 8:00 PM!

A percentage of all sales will go to support WUSB!

PDF of the flyer: http://wusb.fm/files/WUSBCrazyCrepe.pdf

The Glass Castle’s Joel P. West & House of Cards’ Jeff Beal on Tom Needham’s The Sounds of Film

Film music composers Joel P. West and Jeff Beal will be Tom Needham’s special guests this Thursday on WUSB’s The Sounds of Film.

Joel P. West is a film composer, songwriter and frontman for the bands Flood Counts and The Tree Ring. He is well known for his unique scores for I Am Not a Hipster, Short Term 12, Youth in Oregon, Band of Robbers, andGrandma. His latest score is for the Lionsgate film, The Glass Castle, starring Brie Larson.



Jeff Beal is one of Hollywood’s most prolific composers. He is well-known as a composer for film, television and concert halls. He is also regarded as a respected jazz instrumentalist. Through the years, he has produced numerous memorable scores for films like Pollock, The Passion of Ayn Rand, Blackfish, and An Inconvenient Sequel: Truth to Power. Two of his most recent releases include House of Cards Season 5 (music From the Netflix Original Series) and Oliver Stone’s The Putin Interviews (Music From The Showtime Documentary Film).

For more information, visit http://www.longisland.com/news/09-20-17/the-glass-castles-joel-p-west-ho...

This week on Captain Phil's Planet

THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 14, 2017
3:00 - 5:00 PM EDT.

This Thursday on Captain Phil's Planet an exclusive interview with The Aaron Clift Experiment who are entering the studio in November to record a third album slated for release in early 2018. From September 15 - October 27, they will be running a crowdfunding campaign to raise the funds to cover the recording of the album. You can check out a preview of the campaign atwww.aaronclift.com/indiegogo
Starting September 15, the campaign video will go live.

Also on the Planet, we will be wrapping up news from the successful 2017 WUSB Benefest, and preview the upcoming Great Eastern Music Fest on Saturday September 16th
http://greateasternmusicfestival.com/

We'll have music by Tall Tall Trees http://www.talltalltrees.com/
Dave Kerzner Band http://www.davekerzner.com/
Sarah Jarosz https://www.sarahjarosz.com/
Barry Gray Music!

Only on Captain Phil's Planet
WUSB 90.1fm or 107.3fm
streaming at www.wusb.fm or
http://radio.garden/live/stony-brook-ny/wusb/

Strong Island’s Yance Ford and Wrestling Jerusalem’s Aaron Davidman on Tom Needham’s The Sounds of Film

THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 14, 2017
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM EDT

Yance Ford, the director of Strong Island, and Aaron Davidman, the writer and star of Wrestling Jerusalem, will be Tom Needham’s special guests on The Sounds of Film this Thursday at 6 P.M. on WUSB.

Strong Island is an award-winning documentary about the 1992 Long Island murder of William Jr. Ford, a black 24 year-old teacher from Central Islip, by a white 19 year-old mechanic.  Although Ford was unarmed, he became the prime suspect in his own murder.  Director Yance Ford, examines his family’s journey from the Jim Crow South to the presumed safety of the Long Island suburbs. This intimate documentary explores how one family is horribly affected by the racism prevalent in our justice system. Strong Island is the winner of the Sundance Film Festival’s U.S. Documentary Special Jury Prize.  It debuts on Netflix on September 15, 2017.

Wrestling Jerusalem is a new film based on a controversial one-man play about Israel and Palestine by writer and actor Aaron Davidman.  In both the play and the film, Wrestling Jerusalem, Aaron plays 17 parts representing male, female, Muslim and Israel perspectives.  The characters embody the dreams and fears of people who endure this long-running conflict.  Wrestling Jerusalem is screening from September 12  - 18 at New York’s the Leonard Nimoy Thalia Theatre at Symphony Space.

For more information, visit http://www.longisland.com/news/09-14-17/strong-islands-yance-ford-and-wr...

Rock and Roll Hall Fame Inductee, Wanda Jackson, on Tom Needham’s The Sounds of Film

THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 7, 2017
6:00 - 8:00 PM

Rockabilly and country music star, Wanda Jackson, will join Tom Needham this Thursday at 6 P.M. on WUSB’s The Sounds of Film. She will be discussing her new autobiography, Every Night is Saturday Night: A Country Girl’s Journey to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.

Wanda Jackson is often referred to as “The First Lady of Rock & Roll.” Through the years, she has had over 30 singles on the pop and country charts. While still a teenager, Wanda Jackson had her first hit, “You Can’t Have My Love.” With that success, she hit the road and played with Johnny Cash, Jerry Lee Lewis and Carl Perkins. She eventually toured with Elvis, and famously became his girlfriend. While dating Elvis, he advised her to play rock music. She listened to Elvis, and the rest is history.

Wanda is well known for her hits “Let’s Have a Party,” “Right or Wrong,” and “In the Middle of a Heartache.” She was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2009. In recent years, she has been back in the spotlight working with Jack White and Joan Jett. Her new autobiography’s introduction is written by Elvis Costello.

Visit http://www.longisland.com/news/09-07-17/rock-and-roll-hall-fame-inductee... for more information.