Thursday, August 31 on Captain Phil's Planet

This Thursday, August 31, 3pm - 5pm on Captain Phil's Planet

We will be previewing our Progday special featuring an exclusive interview with Gavin Wallace-Ailsworth, the drummer for Bent Knee (Progday 2016) as well as music from the bands playing this years Progday festival in Chapel Hill North Carolina.

Also on the Planet a short interview with folk artist Brian Dunne about his upcoming show at the Boulton Center in Bay Shore on September 10, 2017. Brian Dunne is a singer-songwriter from New York. He travels the country and plays songs for strangers and it generally goes pretty well.

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Thursday, August 17, on Captain Phil's Planet

THURSDAY, AUGUST 17, 2017
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM

This Thursday August 17th on Captain Phil's Planet we'll have Jan Fennick in studio along with Steven Warren Hill and Jennifer Adams Kelley calling in to discuss RED WHITE AND WHO: THE STORY OF DOCTOR WHO IN AMERICA. We'll be talking about Doctor Who in America, how the show gained fans during the early years and when it was syndicated on Channel 9 and PBS and more!

Also on this weeks show an interview with NASA Solar Astrophysicist C Alex Young speaking about the solar eclipse that will occur on August 21st recorded at Shore Leave 39.

And of course music from the bands appearing at the upcoming Progday Festival on Labor day Weekend, in Chapel Hill NC, the latest news about the upcoming WUSB Benefest on September 9th and 10th at Katies in Smithtown, and the upcoming great Eatsern Music Festival! All on Captain Phil's Planet! The show so big you need a TARDIS to put it in!

WUSB interviews from VANS WARPED TOUR 2017

This Summer, WUSB got involved with VANS WARPED TOUR

DJ A.T.R.A.M hosted a bunch of interviews, with various artists, on location at Jones Beach Amphitheater. Down below are links to each particular interview.

AntI-Flag 
Hands Like Houses
Knocked Loose
Neck Deep
Silverstein
Too Close to Touch
The White Noise

Alternative Media Queen, Abby Martin, on Tom Needham’s The Sounds of Film

THURSDAY, AUGUST 10, 2017
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Abby Martin, the presenter of the "Empire Files," will join Tom Needham this Thursday at 6 P.M. on WUSB’s the "Sounds of Film." She will be discussing her unique alternative news career, activism and art.

For more information, visit http://www.longisland.com/news/08-08-17/alternative-media-queen-abby-mar...

Thursday, August 10, on Captain Phil's Planet


THURSDAY, AUGUST 10, 2017
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM

This Thursday Captain Phil's Planet visits three major upcoming Music Festivals and then goes to the final frontier! 

The Captain will feature music from the upcoming Progday in Chapel Hill, North Carolina (Labor Day Weekend), The WUSB Benefest at Katies in Smithtown (September 9th and 10th) and will have in studio Bill Ayasse and Greg talking about the Great Eastern Music Festival at Montauk Point on September 16th. 

If that blows your mind, we will also be talking to Captain Phil's buddy Roy Bjellquist about TREKONDEROGA 2017, taking place August 25 - 27. 

Dave Thompson on The Stony Brook Jamboree Monday 8/14 from 6-8 pm

Dave has performed with many legendary bluegrass musicians over the years, and was a mainstay of the San Francisco bluegrass scene as a member of High Country in the 1970’s. Dave found his voice and unique flatpicking style with the likes of Laurie Lewis, Frank Wakefield, and was a member of Kenny Kosek’s band Angelwood. Mr. Thompson will discuss his time in California and Nashville, including many stories regarding such greats as Tony Rice, Clarence White, Rose Maddox, Vern Williams, Norman Blake, and many more.

“Dave Thompson is easily the best bluegrass guitarist I’ve ever played with. Dave can make any five musicians sound like a powerhouse bluegrass band.”  -Jim Moss, High Country Fiddle Player and Nashville Session Fiddler

Make sure to tune into hear this native Long Islander share his experiences as one of the country’s leading flat picking guitarists in his time.

Peter, Paul and Mary’s Peter Yarrow on Tom Needham’s The Sounds of Film

THURSDAY, AUGUST 3, 2017
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM EDT

Legendary musician, activist and writer, Peter Yarrow, will be Tom Needham’s guest this Thursday on WUSB’s The Sounds of Film.

For more information, visit http://www.longisland.com/news/08-02-17/peter-paul-and-marys-peter-yarro...

Fiske Hanley on The Bayou

THURSDAY, JULY 20, 2017
8:00 PM - 10:00 PM EDT

Tune in Thursday evening July 20th for a new installment of “Witness to History” when World War II B-29 Superfortress Flight Engineer Fiske Hanley II joins Chris LaPorta on “The Bayou”. Learn about Fiske’s introduction to flight, service in the US Air Force, bombing raids over mainland Japan and Iwo Jima, being shot down and taken prisoner by the dreaded Japanese Kempeitai where he endured and survived treatment as a “Special Prisoner” similar to his friend Louis Zamperini of “Unbroken” fame. At the young age of 97 Fiske continues to share his story of service and heroism in his book “Accused American War Criminal”. Tune in Thursday night between 8:00 and 10:00 PM for more History on the airwaves of on WUSB 90.1 FM and www.wusb.fm.

Long Island’s Academy Award Winning Filmmakers, Todd and Jedd Wider, on Tom Needham’s The Sounds of Film


THURSDAY, JULY 20, 2017
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM EDT

Long Island’s award-winning filmmakers, Todd and Jedd Wider, will be joining Tom Needham this Thursday on WUSB’s The Sounds of Film. In addition, to mark the anniversary of TWA Flight 800’s tragic explosion over Long Island’s water, the show will feature an interview with director of ‘TWA Flight 800,’ Kristina Borjensen.

For more information, visit http://www.longisland.com/news/07-20-17/long-islands-academy-award-winni...

'Ghost in the Shell' Director Praises Scarlett Johansson on Tom Needham’s The Sounds of Film

THURSDAY, JULY 13, 2017
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Rupert Sanders, the director of Ghost in the Shell, will join Tom Needham this Thursday on The Sounds of Film on WUSB. Scarlett Johansson stars in Ghost in the Shell, a film set in a world where people are enhanced with technology. Johansson plays Major, who is a human mind inside an artificial body designed to fight the war against cyber-crime.

For more information, visit http://www.longisland.com/news/07-12-17/ghost-in-the-shell-director-prai...