WUSB Sponsors Alive After Five: A Celebration of Women in the Arts

We're excited to be a part of Alive After Five: A Celebration of Women in the Arts, this Thursday July 23.

Please visit their Facebook Event for more information. We hope to see you there!

Jimmy LaFave and his band at Port Jefferson Village Center

Jimmy LaFave and his band
 Sunday, August 2,  7:00 P.M.
 Port Jefferson Village Center, Port Jefferson, New York

The Sunday Street Acoustic Series (sponsored by WUSB-FM) and The Greater Port Jefferson Arts Council are pleased to present Jimmy LaFave, an Austin, Texas based singer songwriter and his band in concert on Sunday, August 2 at 7:00 P.M. at The Port Jefferson Village Center in Port Jefferson, New York.

Sounds of Film guests: Nile Rodgers, Simon Curtis and Laurie Berkner

Tune into Tom Needham's The Sounds of Film this Thursday at 6 P.M. on WUSB to hear interviews with music legend Nile Rodgers, director Simon Curtis and children's recording artist Laurie Berkner.  Nile Rodgers, who is  the leader of the group Chic, as well as one of the music industry's most successful producers for artists like Daft Punk, David Bowie, Madonna, and Diana Ross, will be speaking about his career and his upcoming Riverhead FOLD Festival at Martha Clara Vineyards featuring performances by Beck, Keith Urban, Duran Duran, Chuck D,, Chaka Khan and Pharrell Williams.  Simon Curtis, who rose to fame as the director of My Week with Marilyn, will be discussing his new film, Woman in Gold,
starring Helen Mirren.  Laurie Berkner, one of the world's most well-known children's recording artists, will be discussing her music, television career and upcoming performance at the Great South Bay Music Festival.

WUSB's Summer 2015 Reggae Marathon

WUSB is proud to present our 3-Day Summer 2015 Reggae Marathon, starting at 8pm on Thursday, July 2nd and running until midnight on July 5th. Tune in at 90.1 on your FM dial and online at http://wusb.fm

Tonight on the Sounds of Film

Tune into WUSB's the Sounds of Film on Thursday to hear Tom Needham's extensive interviews with Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee, Jim Messina, comedy legend Lisa Lampanelli, and actor/writer Wallace Shawn. Jim Messina will be discussing his long career with Buffalo Springfield, Poco and Loggins & Messina.  Lisa Lampanelli will be talking about her Epix comedy special, Back to the Drawing Board, and Wallace Shawn will be speaking about his new Criterion Collection called 3 Films, which includes My Dinner With Andre, Vanya on 42nd Street and A Master Builder.

Coverage of the Spirit of the Dream Spring Gala, Sounds of Film on WUSB Thursday 6/11 @ 6PM

Tune into Tom Needham's Sounds of Film on WUSB this Thursday at 6 P.M. for exclusive coverage of the I Have a Dream Foundation's Spirit of the Dream Spring Gala  at Gotham Hall honoring Cicely Tyson.  Special guests on the show include Mayor David Dinkins, legendary actress Cicely Tyson, Avatar's Stephen Lang and Orange is the New Black's Stephanie Andujar.  Also appearing on the program is Hollywood film composer, Theodore Shapiro, who wrote the music for the film, Spy, starring Melissa McCarthy.

Dialogos Radio Season Finale featuring interview with Tariq Ali

This week, Dialogos Radio and the Dialogos Interview Series will be wrapping up the 2014-15 broadcast season with an interview with world-renowned author, journalist, and analyst Tariq Ali. A member of the editorial committee of the New Left Review and a contributor to such publications as The Guardian and Counterpunch, and is the author of numerous books, including "The Extreme Centre: A Warning," "The Obama Syndrome," and "A Banker for All Seasons." He joins us on the Dialogos Interview Series this week to share his thoughts and insights as to the political and economic situation in Greece, on Greece's new SYRIZA-led coalition government and its broken campaign promises, and on the role of the European Union and the International Monetary Fund in furthering the economic crisis in Greece.

Hear this timely and exclusive interview, plus great Greek music and much more, this week on Dialogos Radio's new timeslot, Friday at 12 pm, here on WUSB 90.1 FM and wusb.fm!

Free Grass Union on Bustin' Out Blue, Friday June 5.

Tune into Bustin' Out Blue with Joe Vignola on Friday June 5, where he will be joined by local bluegrass / newgrass band Free Grass Union

Interview with Jim Breuer, Sounds of Film 3:45 PM Thursday 5/28

Tune into a special edition of Tom Needham's The Sounds of Film at 3:45PM on WUSB to hear an extended-interview with comedy legend, Jim Breuer, who will be talking about his new Epix special, Jim Breuer:Comedy Frenzy, which was recently shot on Long Island at the Paramount Theater.  Jim Breuer was recently named one of Comedy Central's 100 Greatest Stand-Ups of All Time.  Jim will be talking about growing up on Long Island, being a cast member on Saturday Night Live, acting in the film Half Baked, being a regular guest on the Howard Stern Show, and performing his popular stand-up routines about his family and heavy metal music.