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WUSB 90.1 FM STONY BROOK PRESENTS THE 28TH ANNUAL WINTER REGGAE MARATHON.

The marathon officially kicks off on Thursday, February 6 at 10:00 PM and runs through Sunday, February 9 until 11:59 PM.

Hosted by Massapan and Angella, they will bring you 72 hours of great Reggae music and will feature renowned Reggae artists and DJs.

One Love!

Ricki Lake and SICK SCHOOL Director Share Shocking Cancer Stories On Tom Needham's SOUNDS OF FILM

The director of SICK SCHOOL, Keif Roberts, and Ricki Lake, the producer of WEED THE PEOPLE, are Tom Needham's exclusive guests this Thursday on WUSB's THE SOUNDS OF FILM.

SICK SCHOOL, which is currently streaming on Amazon, is a documentary about students at Frank P. Long Elementary School on Long Island who have been getting sick. Also, many people on the staff have been dying. Out of 105, thirty-five have gotten cancer since 1998 and seventeen have passed away.

The documentary WEED THE PEOPLE tells the incredible story of children fighting cancer by using medical cannabis. The film makes the case that the right to use medical cannabis is a human rights issue. The film follows several parents who attempt to treat their children's cancer by using cannabis oil.

For more information, please visit https://www.broadwayworld.com/bwwtv/article/Ricki-Lake-and-SICK-SCHOOL-D...

Airs Thursday, January 30, 6-8 PM.

Captain Phil Interviews Dyanne Potter Voegtlin & David Frankham!

Thursday, January 30th Captain Phil will be playing new music by John Hall (https://www.facebook.com/JonellLBD/), Talk about Skipfest (https://www.facebook.com/events/468629667163776/) happening on February 1st Dyanne Potter Voegtlin (https://pottersdaughterband.com/) who will be calling in at 3:40 to discuss Potter's Daughter and her work with Renaissance lead singer Annie Haslam. Then in the 4pm hour Part Two of an exclusive interview with Actor David Frankham (https://www.facebook.com/people/David-Frankham/100008456617700) talking about his career in film and television, his time working with Vincent Price, having lunch with Boris Karloff and voicing Sergeant Tibbs from 101 Dalmations!

All this and the best new Prog Rock on any Planet!

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Oscar-Nominated Director, Josh Fox, Continues To Fight On Tom Needham's SOUNDS OF FILM

Josh Fox, the Emmy-winning director of GASLAND, joins Tom Needham on Thursday's SOUNDS OF FILM to discuss the abrupt ending of his THE TRUTH HAS CHANGED run at The Public Theater. The radio show is also going to feature a retrospective of John William's film music in recognition of his 52nd Oscar nomination for STAR WARS EPISODE IX: THE RISE OF SKYWALKER.

For more information, visit https://www.broadwayworld.com/long-island/article/Oscar-Nominated-Direct...

Airs Thursday, January 23, 6-8 PM.

James Maddock in WUSB’s Sunday Street Series at The Long Island Museum

Sunday, February 9th 3 P.M.

James Maddock returns to the Sunday Street Series to play a duo show bringing with him new songs as well as ones from his six studio albums, including 2018’s, If It Ain't Fixed, Don't Break It.

British born Maddock was the leader of the band Wood whose song "Stay You" was heard on Dawson's Creek. After an extended break from recording, Maddock moved to New York City and released the exquisite album, Sunrise On Avenue C, winning the NY Music Award for Best Americana Album. His live performances show Maddock to be one of the most engaging and exciting artists on the acoustic music scene. (www.jamesmaddock.net)

Accompanying Maddock on the Steinway concert piano and accordion is Brian Mitchell
who is well-known in music industry circles and has worked with an impressive roster of artists including Bob Dylan, BB King, Al Green, Dolly Parton and Levon Helm.

Opening for James Maddock is New York City based blues and soul artist Emily Duff.

Advance sale is $25 at www.sundaystreet.org through February 7th with tickets at the door for $30.

THE GRAND UNIFIED THEORY OF HOWARD BLOOM is Up Next On Tom Needham's SOUNDS OF FILM

Author Howard Bloom is Tom Needham's special guest this Thursday on WUSB's SOUNDS OF FILM. He is going to be talking about his provocative new film, THE GRAND UNIFIED THEORY OF HOWARD BLOOM. In addition, the SOUNDS OF FILM is going to be featuring music from Hildur Guðnadóttir's Golden Globe-winning score for JOKER.

For more information, visit https://www.broadwayworld.com/bwwtv/article/THE-GRAND-UNIFIED-THEORY-OF-...

Airs Thursday, January 16, 6-8 PM.

Captain Phil Interviews Joe Olnick and David Frankham

Captain Phil will be playing new music by John Hall (https://www.facebook.com/JonellLBD/), talking about the World Premiere of Weathering with You (https://gkids.com/films/weathering-with-you/) the new Anime film hitting theaters that night, filling you in on tour dates for the Prog Rock band Nektar (https://nektarsmusic.com/events/) and also speaking with Joe Olnick (JoeOlnick.com)

Live on the air at 3:30pm about his album Iguana and then in the 4pm hour Part One of an exclusive interview with Actor David Frankham (https://www.facebook.com/people/David-Frankham/100008456617700) talking about his career in film and television, his time working with Vincent Price and his classic Star Trek episode: Is There No Truth in Beauty.

All this and the best new Prog Rock on any Planet!

Join Captain Phil's Planet on Facebook. https://www.facebook.com/events/542747752978643/

Airs Thursday, January 16, 3-5 PM.

Apocalyptic Filmmaker Bayley Sweitzer & UNTIL THE END OF THE WORLD Music Up Next On Tom Needham's SOUNDS OF FILM


Are you ready for the Apocalypse? Well, then, you should tune into this Thursday’s SOUNDS OF FILM to hear Tom Needham’s exclusive interview with revolutionary filmmaker, Bayley Sweitzer, the director of EMPTY METAL.

Also, listeners will hear music from UNTIL THE END OF THE WORLD, the classic Wim Wender’s film out on Criterion Blu-Ray. The soundtrack includes songs from Elvis Costello, U2, The Talking Heads, Lou Reed, Depeche Mode, Julee Cruise and more.

For more information, visit https://www.broadwayworld.com/long-island/article/Apocalyptic-Filmmaker-...

Listeners can listen live online on Thursday at 6 pm EST at wusb.fm.

WUSB Sunday Street Series Presents: The Kennedys.

Sunday, January 5th at 3 P.M.

Pete and Maura Kennedy return to begin 2020.  More than any other performers,
The Kennedys are the “musical soul” of WUBS’s Sunday Street Series, having
played the very first show in our fourteen year history, returning for frequent
Kennedys' shows, as well as being an integral part of our annual Bob Dylan
Birthday Celebration.
 
This January marks the 25 th anniversary of The Kennedys’ debut album, River Of
Fallen Stars, released on January 10, 1995. They will celebrate this milestone by
playing the entire album, in order, in their first set at this show, with the second
set devoted to classic Kennedys’ songs from subsequent albums along with
audience requests. ( www.kennedysmusic.com )

The Kennedys began their performing career as members of Nanci Griffith’s Blue
Moon Orchestra and have continued that relationship to working with Griffith on
her most recent album.  As a duo, The Kennedys have released eleven studio
albums along with several solo albums by both Maura and Pete.
 
Advance sale tickets are $25 at   www.sundaystreet.org   through Friday,
January 3rd with tickets at the door for $30 (cash only)

Morris Day & Prince’s Co-Author Talk PURPLE RAIN On TOM NEEDHAM'S SOUNDS OF FILM

The Time's Morris Day and Prince's co-author, Dan Piepenbring, are Tom Needham's exclusive guests this Thursday on WUSB's SOUNDS OF FILM. Both of them will be speaking about their books about Prince. In addition to the interviews, the show will feature extensive music segments from Prince and Morris Day.

For more information, visit https://www.broadwayworld.com/long-island/article/Morris-Day-Princess-Co...

Airs Thursday, December 26, 6-8 PM.