Upcoming Special Programs on WFMU
Last updated: March 3rd at 12:03 PM

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Mike Cooper - The First Episode
Sunday, March 3rd, Noon - 3pm
on The Stork Club with Stork
(on Give the Drummer Radio stream)
A rollicking retrospective of Reading, England-born Mike Cooper - working for 60-odd years now with guitar, lap-steel guitar, voice, and electronics, his creations as varied and colorful as the many places he has lived and worked (he now resides in Valencia, Spain). This is the first of two instalments.


Jake Ephros guest hosts!
Sunday, March 3rd, 5pm - 6pm
on Radio Row

Jake hosts an hour of worker power, with labor union music, class-conscious jams, and words from labor organizers, including some basic steps for listeners to organize at their jobs.


Daniel Blumin and his co-host Jesse Dorris featuring Antenna Alley Episode 8
Monday, March 4th, 9pm - Midnight
on Daniel Blumin's show

Here comes Episode 8 of Antenna Alley, a new series of short, absurd yet factual insect-music adventures created by Irene Moon. This special marathon edition episode features a short selection of cicada recordings from Borneo by Francisco López!


Flot's Spot 2nd Annual King Earworm Tournament - Week 1
Friday, March 8th, 7pm - 9pm
on Flot's Spot with Fatherflot
(on Rock'n'Soul Radio stream)
Spend your first Marathon Freaky Friday with the REAL March Madness, as Father Flot brings back every "Earworm of the Week" since the last marathon and gives listeners a chance to vote on their favorites. Will any of the 42 songs voted Earworm of the Week over the past year be able to dethrone the reigning Flot's Spot King Earworm ("Ma Ma Ma Belle" by ELO)? Tune in on Friday, March 8th and Friday, March 15 to find out!


State of the Station with Ken and his co-host Jim the Poet
Sunday, March 10th, 5pm - 6pm
on Ken's show

A mid-marathon fireside "State of the Station" chat with Station Manager Ken


Rock & Roll Over! WoofMusic! with Suzy Hotrod and her co-host Evan "Funk" Davies
Sunday, March 10th, 8pm - 10pm
on Rock and Roller Derby with Suzy Hotrod

WFMU's version of a puppy bowl. Our DJs' canine pals ARE the DJs! The dogs pick the music and compete to be the best DJ! Tune into Suzy's show to hear all of it and watch the dogs in action on WFMU's Instagram LIVE feed. Competitors: Bruce (Olivia and Matt W.), Pony (Michele), Cassette (Terre T), Marina (Pseu), Snake (Marty McSorley), and of course Suzy's Chi-Chi! Plus Bad Animals Amanda the dachshund whisperer and Jim the referee.


The Annual Yo La Tengo Song-a-Thon
Tuesday, March 12th, 9pm - Midnight
on The Frow Show with Jesse Jarnow

Join Jesse Jarnow, Gaylord Fields and Yo La Tengo for the annual song-a-thon in which listeners pledging $100 to the fundraising marathon get to request a song (any reasonably well known song) from the band. Make your Yo La Tengo pledge here.


The 2nd Annual Flot's Spot King Earworm Tournament: Week 2
Friday, March 15th, 7pm - 9pm
on Flot's Spot with Fatherflot
(on Rock'n'Soul Radio stream)
Spend your first Marathon Freaky Friday with the REAL March Madness, as Father Flot brings back every "Earworm of the Week" since the last marathon and gives listeners a chance to vote on their favorites. Will any of the 42 songs voted Earworm of the Week over the past year be able to dethrone the reigning Flot's Spot King Earworm ("Ma Ma Ma Belle" by ELO)? Tune in on Friday, March 8th and Friday, March 15 to find out!


The Grand Finale of the WFMU Marathon!
Sunday, March 17th, 7pm - Midnight
on Marathon Finale


Interview with Jane Duffus, author of These Things Happen, the Sarah Records story
Thursday, March 21st, 9am - Noon
on This Is The Modern World with Trouble

Trouble interviews Jane Duffus, author of These Things Happen, the Sarah Records Story, a definitive history of the British independent label that ran from 1987 to 1995. Sarah records was a secret world, located in the heart of Bristol, whose music is still much-loved today. The book is an oral history including interviews with every Sarah band with chapters on fanzines and the vitriolic London music press. Duffus provides a social history of the indy UK music world: before the proliferation of the internet, when fans sent coins through the Royal Post to their beloved Sarah label run by Clare Wadd and Matt Haynes.


Put The Needle On The Boy Sand Special
Friday, March 22nd, 7pm - 8pm
on Put The Needle On The Record with Billy Jam

Unique, super talented New York emcee Homeboy Sandman, aka Boy Sand, has been a guest of Billy Jam's on WFMU countless times over the past two decades while the ever prolific artist's music gets constant airplay. Next he will be featured for a one-hour WFMU retrospective on Friday March 22nd @ 7pm; Put The Needle On The Boy Sand Special


Leo guest hosts!
Sunday, March 24th, 5pm - 6pm
on Radio Row

Leo will be playing an eclectic selection of misty, ethereal and ambient sounds.


Robbie Fulks
Saturday, March 30th, 11am - 1pm
on Michael Shelley's show

Michael welcomes the multitalented Robbie Fulks back to the show to discuss his incredible songwriting, applause-inducing guitar playing, Grammy nominating record making, and his area show, April 12th at Montclair's Outpost In The Burbs.


DJ Kewpie guest hosts!
Sunday, March 31st, 5pm - 6pm
on Radio Row

DJ Kewpie spins awesome tunes for the squarest of squares and the coolest of the cool.


Stereogram #7 w/ Arvo Zylo
Tuesday, April 2nd, 9pm - 11pm
on Mid-Valley Mutations with Austin Rich
(on Sheena's Jungle Room Stream)
For this season's Stereogram, Arvo Zylo returns to Mid-Valley Mutations with a full tray of brain cakes and officially certified fair-trade, farm-raised, free-range swamp meats. Two hours of selections from his private collections.



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