New Music from Laura Mvula
This week, we'll hear the latest from Laura Mvula (pictured), celebrate Black History Month with Rasheed Ali, and hear a Fela Kuti/De La Soul mashup. Listen anytime on PRX: http://www.prx.org/p/171307
Black History Month: Roberta Flack
As we celebrate Black History Month on UpFront Soul, we feature funk, soul, and jazz designed to inspire and empower from Nina Simone, Roberta Flack (pictured), and Gil Scott-Heron, interspersed with the voices of civil rights activists Fannie Lou Hamer, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., and many more. Tune in tonight at 10 on WERU, or listen anytime on PRX: http://www.prx.org/p/171304
Throw Me Some Beads!
It's Carnival Time! UpFront Soul gives you a seat in the reviewing stand as the Mardi Gras parade rolls by. We'll bring you big noise from brass bands and watch the Mardi Gras Indians march. Get out your beads, cut yourself a slice of king cake, and join the parade! Tune in tonight at 10 on WERU, or listen anytime on PRX: http://www.prx.org/p/170969
Big Chief Monk Boudreaux
It's Carnival time!
Tonight on UpFront Soul, we'll celebrate Carnival with two hours of New Orleans music! You'll hear the latest from the Rebirth Brass Band and Kermit Ruffins, plus Carnival classics from Bo Dollis (pictured), Professor Longhair, and The Meters. Tune in tonight at 10 on WERU, or listen anytime on PRX: http://www.prx.org/p/170487
Sanguine Fromage, WERU radio personality since 2005, current host of UpFront Soul, former host of The Nightfly, Off the Wall, Enjoy Yourself, and Sound Travels.
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