Programming

*FIVE WEEKS OF PROGRAMMING AVAILABLE ON DEMAND!*

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  Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
6:30 am
Kathy G
6:30 am - 8:30 am
I'll be playing lots of soulful, jazzy, bluesy stuff - along with whatever else I think will get you (and me!) up and moving on a Monday morning. What you'll hear in the Audio Archive links below: July 15 - Listeners requested that I play more Melody Gardot, so she’s headlining this morning’s Fascinating Rhythms show. She’s joined by Etta Jones, a relatively unknown jazz vocalist, despite her 50-year performing...
Jazz, Blues, Soul/Funk, R and B
Brother John
6:30 am - 8:30 am
Worldly Jazzy Stuff with accents on blue notes & lusophonics. With Brother John.    
Global, Jazz
DanK
6:30 am - 8:30 am
  Thursday mornings at 6:30am your alleged host DanK runs the voodoo down spinning exotica, neurotica, with news and views you can't use. Subverting the predominant paradigm, evolving under the radar, and collapsing the wave function. Tune in and turn on. You'll hear instrumental surf, funk, and jazz, sound tracks, novelties, and spoken word.            
Jazz, Global, Pop, Soul/Funk, Blues
Bri Hoyt
6:30 am - 8:30 am
My name is Bri and I play music all across the Indie spectrum. Whether it came out yesterday or 20 years ago, or it is local, or from the down under, I've got you covered. I play mostly Indie Rock/Pop with some New Wave, Neo-Psychedelic, Freak Folk, and more. I have a lot of knowledge about the music I'm playing so there will definitely be some fun facts along the...
Mixed Genres, Global, Jazz
Deb Gallagher
6:30 am - 8:30 am
A panoply of jazz, classical, and traditional music--with an emphasis on women composers and musicians. Renaissance and Baroque pieces, jazz from all over, and tunes with texture just for Friday mornings.
Jazz, Classical
James Leavitt
6:30 am - 8:00 am
Music of Words – is Folk, Jazz, Soul and Rock with Spoken Word intermingled. There is an emphasis on meaningful/thoughtful lyrics. The show explores music and words to find where poetry and music can live and breathe together over the airwaves. Let me help you start your weekend with great music and words married together for your enjoyment!
Jazz, Soul/Funk, Global, Rock
Hillel, Ben Naftali, Natan Kahn, Barbara Merson
6:30 am - 8:30 am
Sunday Simcha  is the only Jewish music program in Maine and northern New England and one of only a handful of Jewish music radio shows in the United States. Shows are wildly eclectic- one of the few Jewish shows to feature modern, diverse, and cutting-edge recordings in addition to traditional music.   Sunday Simcha features: An eclectic blend of Jewish music from across the diaspora, including klezmer, Sephardic, Ladino, traditional,...
Global, Religious
7:00 am
7:30 am
8:00 am
Teresa St. Peter
8:00 am - 9:00 am
Chickens are People too is every Sat from 8-9 here at WMPG. We welcome children from ages 3- 12, and their adults, to join in the fun and even be live on the radio. A Radio Show for the young and young at heart.  Every Saturday morning from 8AM to 9AM.
Kids/Youth
8:30 am
Lincoln
8:30 am - 10:30 am
On the air since 1998, South by Southwest comes your way every Monday morning at 8:30 and features honky-tonk, western swing, and straight-ahead country music -- all of it recorded prior to 1975. Just give me two hours of your time, and I'll make a country music fan out of you. That's a promise. Our heroes include: Hank Williams, Johnny Paycheck, Eddie Noack, Lefty Frizzell, Kitty Wells, Milton Brown &...
Country
Tony Cowles, Katzie Louise
8:30 am - 10:30 am
Join Tony and Katzie on alternating weeks for a great selection of Americana tunes. Anywhere from funk, groove to roots and rock.
Americana
Paul Wells, SideKick Sally
8:30 am - 10:30 am
Traditional music from the northeast US and Canada. Listeners can expect to hear a lot of French-Canadian, Franco-American, New England, Cape Breton, Acadian, and Irish fiddling, along with occasional doses of folk, bluegrass, and country from northern artists. Paul Wells, the original host of “Hello, Stranger,” is back on WMPG along with Sidekick Sally, his Sweetheart of the Radio. Tune in Wednesday mornings from 8:30-10:30 to kickstart your hump days...
Folk, Celtic, Country
Fred
8:30 am - 10:30 am
Hardly Strictly No. 285 Thursdays 8:30 AM to 10:30 AM Bluegrass, Americana, Roots, Jamgrass, Acoustic and Small "c" country music: you name it! It's a big tent at Hardly Strictly: Fred starts from bluegrass but doesn't stop there. June 20, 2019   Loads of bluegrass this morning. Please listen online or join me live next week. Thursdays 8:30 am to 10:30 am Fred. Please check out the Spinitron playlist, The...
Folk, Country, Mixed Genres
Chris Darling
8:30 am - 10:30 am
Us as in "you and me." Roots, folk messages woven into the ballads keeping regular folk tuned in.
Folk, Americana
Milka Perez-White
8:30 am - 10:30 am
The praise and worship of God through traditional and contemporary African American gospel music.
Religious
9:00 am
Ghost Bird
9:00 am - 10:00 am
Join Middle-schoolers Ryan P., Sid, Zoe, Eli, Quinnisa, Sam L., Ryan R., Owen, Nathan, Sam C. and Cyrus every Saturday for great music, talk and ideas.
Kids/Youth
9:30 am
10:00 am
Pirun Sen
10:00 am - 11:30 am
Cambodian Voices Khmer traditional music. Khmer modern music. Maine community news and news of Cambodia.
Global
10:30 am
DJ Zachariah
10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Start the week with the upbeat rhythms of Palm Wine Radio, which brings you the best in classic and contemporary pop recordings from the musically diverse continent of Africa. Highlife, Afrobeat, JuJu, Soukous, and Makossa are some of the numerous genres that will be explored. Requests are encouraged, and translations of song titles are always welcome. contact: mrstankowicz@icloud.com
Global
johnnyd
10:30 am - 12:00 pm
I was a year, maybe two, into my new passion, free-form college radio. About halfway through an overnight shift one dark January night, I had an epiphany. The transition between two tracks of music - called a 'segue' - caught me by surprise: they appeared totally seamless - you couldn't tell where one had ended and the next one began. This became the baseline for my broadcasts ever since. Slowly,...
Mixed Genres
Barb Truex
10:30 am - 12:00 pm
I was asked once what "crossfade" meant and realized it's not in everyone's vocabulary. The dictionary doesn't seem to want to acknowledge it as a single word. Spell check always wants to see it as "cross fade." So I guess we'll call it a word used in the trade of theater, radio, and other audio areas. A crossfade is when one sound fades into another, such as fading out one...
Global
Peter Turner
10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Blind Hope Radio rises from the bedrock of Cosmic American Music. From there, everything is fair game; psych, rock, country, bluegrass, jazz, folk, blues, world. Please join me Thursday mornings, 10:30 - noon, as one thing leads to another with curiosity as our guide.
Mixed Genres
Emma Holder, Thierry Ndabahagamye
10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Join DJ Adira (Emma Holder) and DJ T. (Thierrry Ndabagagamye) on alternating Fridays from 10:30 am to noon for a bombastic mixture of music to shake and stir you up. Grooves and Tunes ranging from Bellydance to Tango, Flamenco to Cuban, Gypsy to Latin, Burundi and many more African countries; this program will get you shimmying in your seat, if not up and dancing in the aisles. Click here for...
Global, Tango
Annella, MA, Leah Kovitch
10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Cool Britannia (with Annella) and Rock Lobstah with M.A and Leah alternate on Sundays at WMPG, Portland. Rock Lobstah with cohosts M.A. and Leah - 1st and 3rd Sunday A rock show, mixing a variety of new music, touring bands, and "old school" rock, alternative rock and punk. Cool Britannia with Annella - 2nd and 4th Sunday of the month Join Annella who takes you on a journey away from Maine. ...
Mixed Genres
11:00 am
11:30 am
Ice Ingram
11:30 am - 1:30 pm
Features the sounds of the Caribbean including reggae, calypso and soca.
Reggae
12:00 pm
'MPG
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Democracy Now! is a national, daily, independent, award-winning news program hosted by journalists Amy Goodman and Juan Gonzalez. Pioneering the largest public media collaboration in the U.S., Democracy Now! is broadcast on Pacifica, NPR, community, and college radio stations; on public access, PBS, satellite television; and on the internet. DN!’s podcast is one of the most popular on the web. Democracy Now!’s War and Peace Report provides our audience with...
News, National Talk/PA
'MPG
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Democracy Now! is a national, daily, independent, award-winning news program hosted by journalists Amy Goodman and Juan Gonzalez. Pioneering the largest public media collaboration in the U.S., Democracy Now! is broadcast on Pacifica, NPR, community, and college radio stations; on public access, PBS, satellite television; and on the internet. DN!’s podcast is one of the most popular on the web. Democracy Now!’s War and Peace Report provides our audience with...
News, National Talk/PA
'MPG
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Democracy Now! is a national, daily, independent, award-winning news program hosted by journalists Amy Goodman and Juan Gonzalez. Pioneering the largest public media collaboration in the U.S., Democracy Now! is broadcast on Pacifica, NPR, community, and college radio stations; on public access, PBS, satellite television; and on the internet. DN!’s podcast is one of the most popular on the web. Democracy Now!’s War and Peace Report provides our audience with...
News, National Talk/PA
'MPG
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Democracy Now! is a national, daily, independent, award-winning news program hosted by journalists Amy Goodman and Juan Gonzalez. Pioneering the largest public media collaboration in the U.S., Democracy Now! is broadcast on Pacifica, NPR, community, and college radio stations; on public access, PBS, satellite television; and on the internet. DN!’s podcast is one of the most popular on the web. Democracy Now!’s War and Peace Report provides our audience with...
News, National Talk/PA
'MPG
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Democracy Now! is a national, daily, independent, award-winning news program hosted by journalists Amy Goodman and Juan Gonzalez. Pioneering the largest public media collaboration in the U.S., Democracy Now! is broadcast on Pacifica, NPR, community, and college radio stations; on public access, PBS, satellite television; and on the internet. DN!’s podcast is one of the most popular on the web. Democracy Now!’s War and Peace Report provides our audience with...
News, National Talk/PA
'MPG
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Democracy Now! is a national, daily, independent, award-winning news program hosted by journalists Amy Goodman and Juan Gonzalez. Pioneering the largest public media collaboration in the U.S., Democracy Now! is broadcast on Pacifica, NPR, community, and college radio stations; on public access, PBS, satellite television; and on the internet. DN!’s podcast is one of the most popular on the web. Democracy Now!’s War and Peace Report provides our audience with...
News, National Talk/PA
Kate Manahan, Zoe Sahloul, Kifah Abdulla
12:00 pm - 12:30 pm
3 shows alternating weeks! New Mainers Speak: Individuals from around the world are interviewed about their personal experiences in their home countries, as well as here in Maine. Tarabz: translation means to be moved by music. Poetry and Music: Live poetry readings with live cello accompaniment. New Mainers Speak: These immigration stories bring to life unique perspectives from all over the world.  The interviews capture stories of new arrivals as...
Local Talk/PA
12:30 pm
Victoria Chicon
12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
The goal of the program is to show the variety of music, art, history, and traditions we have in all Hispanic America, especially South America, the Andean region: the many particular characteristics that represent the rainbow of our cultures. The program seeks to share all the experiences of the very fast-growing Latin community here in Portland. It will include local news about the Latin community. The show will be broadcasted...
Global
1:00 pm
Steve Bull, Stan, Dal Maxwell
1:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Welcome to OUT Cast, a half-hour talk show on WMPG with co-hosts Steve, Dal, and Stan. We intend to address a broad range of issues of interest to the LGBTQ+ community here in Maine, both topical and historical; ranging from politics to job issues, parenting, books, local events, health care and we welcome suggestions from our audience. We want the show to be relevant to youth and elders alike and...
Local Talk/PA
'MPG
1:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Host Alan Brewer speaks with interesting people that are making things happen here in Maine. Topics range from Politics, Arts, Humor and Immigration.
Local Talk/PA
Don Kimball
1:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Join the conversation as Don Kimball, a USAF veteran, covers important issues such as PTSD, homelessness, veteran suicide, endless war and the many other issues confronting military members both active duty and retired.
Local Talk/PA
Dick Dinman
1:00 pm - 1:30 pm
DVD Classics Corner with Dick Dinman A weekly show devoted to Golden Age Movie Classics as they become available on DVD. Your host Dick Dinman includes a generous selection of classic scenes, classic film music, and one-on-one interviews with stars, producers, and directors. To listen to Dick's entire show archive go to AUDIO ARCHIVES /OTHER ARCHIVES
Local Talk/PA
Bernie Reim
1:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Scientifically Speaking features science news and analysis, and guests from all walks and persuasions. The main goal is to act as a voice and collaborative hub for Science endeavors here at USM and beyond. The team is Bernie Reim, Sarah Chang, Shawn Seaman, and inviting many other special guests.
Local Talk/PA
1:30 pm
eydie
1:30 pm - 3:00 pm
DJ Eydie May presents- Lagniappe - a little extra music in the afternoon Playing music from New Orleans, jazz + more Lagniappe is a cajun word used in the New Orleans area meaning “a little something extra”. Mark Twain wrote about the word Lagniappe in Life on the Mississippi. He said “we picked up an excellent word, a word worth traveling to New Orleans to get, a nice limber, expressive...
Soul/Funk, Jazz
Ron Fluet
1:30 pm - 3:00 pm
The Blue Note Groove will explore the world of Jazz, Funk and a dash of R&B. Putting words to describe a sound will always be incomplete (similar to trying to describe how something tastes).  The sound of The Blue Note Groove will have more groove than swing, more rhythm than bebop and plenty of blue note improvisation.   It might be Funky Jazz or Jazzy Funk or some R&B, but in...
Jazz, Soul/Funk
Dave Wade
1:30 pm - 3:00 pm
                                                                                                          Jazz, R&B, poetry and spoken word. Dipping into America's original musical art form, celebrating the Jazz masters, significant birthdays...
Jazz
Dal Maxwell
1:30 pm - 3:00 pm
Great Celtic music presented by Dal. This is the place to hear new Celtic music from around the world.
Celtic, Global
Artur Kaptelenin
1:30 pm - 3:00 pm
A celebration of different styles of music from Mother Russia and her neighboring countries.
Global, Russian
Sebastiane Ravenscroft
1:30 pm - 3:00 pm
The Batcave Named after the short-lived early 80s London club of the same name. Hosted by Sebastiane, who aims to play old club favourites along with more modern tunes. Expect to ride the waves of cold, dark and synth as well as some newer more eclectic tracks. Dark Wave, Cold Wave, Post-Punk, and a sprinkle of Indie for good measure. If the club was still around, they'd probably play stuff...
Rock, Pop, Mixed Genres
2:00 pm
Rosita
2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Pulsating radio nerve center of the Latin-American community.   I cannot wait to see these beauties again in Spring!  
Global, Latin
2:30 pm
3:00 pm
James Curwood, DJ Shannon
3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Somewhere out there the baggage is stowed, trays are fully upright and in the locked position, and the pilot is making the final adjustments. We are clear for takeoff. The destination: some SICK BEATS So check your anxiety at the door. You don’t have to pick it up after we’re done if you don’t want. Heck, I don’t even think we put it on the plane. Oops. You’re just going...
Rock, Pop, Global
Hope Rovelto
3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
The Alternative Route focuses on new and old indie bands. Pushing the boundries of post punk. From the mellow sounds of The American Analog Set to more rock sounds of Cherry Glazerr and The Black Keys. I will play new artists, queer, trans artists. Upbeat music with a great groove.
Rock
David Pence
3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Radio Junk Drawer started in April 2001. DP brings junk-drawer perspective each Wednesday from 3-5 pm: smart sound, garage visionaries & pop with a problem. iFAQ: 1 What's so damn special about RADIO? 2 What's a JUNK drawer? 3 Why do you inevitably talk about geography? 4 What's the music that starts Radio Junk Drawer? (Wait, has this ALWAYS been the start music?) 5 What will you NOT play on...
Rock
Jim Rand, NY Mike
3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Land of the Lost, I play a lot of twisted psych, garage, weirdo music and punk songs. And now...NY Mike joins Land of the Lost.   On February 7th NY Mike presented a Land of the Lost special on the Canterbury Scene. Check it out!  Link to the playlist. The Canterbury Scene was a sibling to progressive rock of the late 60s and 70s. It fused the intellectual side of...
Rock
David Herter, Nick Schleh
3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Erl: Free form freaky stuff. Nick: Indie Rock Erl's Basement/On the Road Spinitron Playlist Page
Rock
Matt Little-Farmer
3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Two hours of screamin' crazy Mattness every Saturday from 3-5 PM! The loudest sounds from the Eisenhower thru Johnson years. Rockabilly and Rock 'n Roll is where my heart's at, but Surf, Novelties, Country Boogie and Rockin' R&B will always be in my box. Now with more Doo-Wop! My pledge to you: My show will never be less then 98% vinyl records. Tune me in at 90.9 or 104.1 FM...
Rockabilly
3:30 pm
Jackie Nice
3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Insights into the Near and Middle Eastern culture using music, stories, and poems with frequent side excursions.
Global
4:00 pm
4:30 pm
5:00 pm
Suzanne
5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Tune in on Monday to Suzanne's "Red, Hot and Blues" which debuted in 2006. This edition of THE EVENING SUN BLUES has evolved into a mix of old, new, country, rock and jazz based blues. Relax and re-energize and enjoy my show. I sometimes offer theme shows and present a weekly calendar and short movie reviews.                            ...
Blues
the blues doctor
5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
  Join me every Tuesday from five to seven pm for the latest and greatest in southern soul, zydeco, blues, R&B and gospel music. I'll bring the pills to cure your ills, the prescriptions to improve your condition! Call me at 207-780-4909. Beau Jocque, zydeco giant. Marvin Sease, the Candy Licker Clifton Chenier, the King of the Zydeco             The late, great Johnnie Taylor Ms Jody...
Blues, Zydeco
Rebecca Conley, Bill & Rockin' Rick
5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Rebecca and Bill & Rockin' Rick are sharing the Wednesday Evenin' Sun slot. They bring you the Blues that travel all around the country and through the back roads, highways and byways.
Blues
Garry Stevens
5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Thursday Evening Sun is called "The Gumbo Shop". Gumbo is an ethnic stew originating in Africa. Gumbo is a staple among African-Americans throughout the country especially in the South. Gumbo has a base of different additives, depending on availability. My Gumbo is based with Blues, heavy doses of Southern Soul and Funk. I mix in some Zydeco and Cajun for Spice. Traditional Gospel finds its way into the shop from...
Blues
Ruby Simkoff
5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Ruby's Juke Joint is a place to unwind, throw off the cares of the work week and get in the Weekend Groove.If you want a preview of what we might be hearing this week or just some good links I communicate to my listeners, please ask to join Ruby's Juke Joint on facebook, all are welcome! Usually,Ruby starts of your weekend with a fabulous mix of Women's Blues(Etta, Denise,Koko, Sippie,...
Blues
Al Frey, Bill Smith
5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
More of the best the blues has to offer. Liquid Al and Bill alternate hosting.
Blues
James Swaka
5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Please join DJ James as he brings you music from Africa.
Global
5:30 pm
6:00 pm
6:30 pm
7:00 pm
'MPG
7:00 pm - 7:30 pm
WINGS: Women's International News Gathering Service "Raising Women's Voices Through Radio Worldwide" WINGS: Women's International News Gathering Service is an all-woman independent radio production company that produces and distributes news and current affairs programs by and about women around the world. WINGS programs are used by non-commercial radio stations, women's studies, and individuals. Programs can be heard on local radio stations, on shortwave, on the internet, and on cassettes. The...
National Talk/PA, Women
'MPG
7:00 pm - 7:30 pm
"This Way Out" is the award-winning internationally distributed weekly LGBT radio program, currently airing on over 200 local community radio stations around the world. The half-hour "magazine"-style program is produced in Los Angeles. Despite the limitations of a "tattered shoestring budget", "This Way Out" programming has been honored with multiple awards from the U.S. National Federation Of Community Broadcasters and the Radio and Television News Association, by the Gay and...
National Talk/PA, LGBTQ
'MPG
7:00 pm - 7:30 pm
In 1994 a group of progressive radio producers and media critics gathered in an Oakland, California café to build a powerful national media outlet for our voices. Radio producers including David Barsamian, media critic Norman Solomon, and “roll-up-yer-sleeves” community organizers Peggy and John Law, were joined by hundreds of others from across the country who shared their vision: To produce media that analyzes critical issues and showcases grassroots solutions, in order...
National Talk/PA
'MPG
7:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Sprouts: Radio From the Grassroots is a 29-minute weekly program coordinated out of the Pacifica Affiliates office, dedicated to showcasing radio content produced at community radio stations and independent production groups. Sprouts celebrates grassroots voices and is renowned for bringing diverse topics to national and international audiences. It is an open door for grassroots radio producers who wish to easily get widespread attention for a particular production, story, or issue.
National Talk/PA
'MPG
7:00 pm - 7:30 pm
DICK DINMAN’S DVD CLASSICS CORNER ON THE AIR. This program was on WMPG for many years. It was a weekly program dedicated to the classic movie era and the stars that made them. This page is an archive of those past programs. Enjoy and let us know what you think! DVD Classics Corner with Dick Dinman A weekly show devoted to Golden Age Movie Classics as they become available on...
Film
Ben, Steve Frantz
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Ben & Steve present Soul Mates. Offering up a cross section of Soul, Blues & R&B flavors - from stone cold classics to the very latest releases. They strive to play the kind of soul-inspired sounds you just don't get to hear anywhere else. Yes mate! Continuing a rich multi-generational tradition at WMPG... Host- 2019 July 27 : Ben Aug 3 : Ben w/special guest [sub 4 biG stevie] Aug 10...
Soul/Funk
Ben Culver
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
On the Audio File, you will experience the newest and freshest music that I can get my hands on every week, with some occasional indie classics thrown in the mix.
Rock, R and B, Rap/Hip Hop
7:30 pm
Chris White
7:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Let's Talk is a conversational format show, produced by a group of WMPG volunteers, with host Chris White. Let's Talk highlights artistic and cultural events occurring in the community including chats with artists, authors, musicians, and celebrities, and/or reviews and promotions of upcoming events and endeavors. Sometimes the show delves into politics, agriculture, sustainability and just about anything else we think might be of interest.
Local Talk/PA
Claire Holman
7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
For more than twenty years the Blunt Youth Radio Project has produced a weekly call-in talk show that now airs every Tuesday night from 7:30-8:30. High school age youth from the greater Portland area staff and produce all aspects of the show. Blunt Members are trained in all areas of radio production: interviewing, hosting, reporting, editing, and engineering. The show has won several Gold and Silver Reel Awards from the...
Local Talk/PA, Kids/Youth
Mark Magee, Ashley Kotzur
7:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Welcome to The Portland Files! Portland’s Awkwardly Endearing 30-Minute Audio Magazine! Starring Ashley, Mark, Michael the Engineer and Rhonda the Robot! Each week we bring you completely goofy radio with lovably eccentric characters such as Sheila Philips, Elsinore Barnville, Dr Ivan Salt, Leticia Thorne, Anton the Poet, Hank the Film Reviewer and Leonard the Sock Puppet! Join us every Weds. night at 7:30 for audio fun and frivolity! Huzzah!  
Local Talk/PA, Comedy
Richard Rudolph, Jam Lewis
7:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Community Voices for Change is a talk show highlighting the work of individuals and organizations working to enhance the greater good of communities.  Producer and Host Richard Rudolph begins each show with  music from Sam Cooke's Ain't That Good News Album -"A Change is Gonna Come".  The show is also based on the writings of Howard Zinn and other writers who believe if we get organized "Small acts"  multiplied by hundreds,...
Local Talk/PA, News
Michael Danahy, Jam Lewis
7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Local Motives is WMPG’s long-running, mostly-live, always local music show. LoMo has been on the air for 30 years, with representations of all different styles of music in our archives. We are passionate about supporting bands, artists, and venues in Maine. To listen, tune in every Friday from 7:30-9pm. If you miss a Friday you wanted to hear, every show will be archived for five weeks. If you have any...
Local Music, Mixed Genres
8:00 pm
Amanda Doughty, Jeremy Abbott, Nathan Williams
8:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Beer in ME Beer In ME Craft beer is big time here in Maine and across the world! Listen in to Beer In ME with your hosts, Jeremy and Amanda, and engineer Nathan, as they chat about all things beer! They will discuss the beer they are loving, highlight a local brewery, get knowledge dropped on them via USM's QC2 Lab and finish their time with a topic based discussion...
Local Talk/PA
Roman Medina
8:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Join Roman, a USM Student, as he discusses what's happening in the sports world.
Local Talk/PA
Dawn, Gail, Terri
8:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Hosted by Dawn Smith, John Rocker & Ryan Weed, alternating with third Thursday of the month hosts Gail Worster & Terri Lorenz. Co-hosts/guests include: Aaron, Diane, Corey, Haley, Jenny, Duke & Andrew. We love round-table discussions about film! - More than just a movie review show, Cinema Hits & Misses is an in-depth discussion on current mainstream & independent films.  We love watching movies, making movies, and talking about movies. We're the...
Local Talk/PA, Film
8:30 pm
Elaine Colella, Rick Colella
8:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Global Grooves Global Grooves with Elaine and Rick Global Grooves is dedicated to promoting music from all over the world! We believe music is the soul of humanity. Music displays the vast emotional spectrum that all humans share. Every Monday evening, from 8:30 to 10:00pm, Elaine and Rick bring you the latest and the most beloved tunes coming from the people of the Earth. Many times it's what's playing on...
Global
Pete DJPJ, DJ Faulty
8:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Faulty Wiring airs the first and second Tuesday of the month, with DJ Faulty Jumptime airs the third, fourth and fifth Tuesday of the month, with DJPJ Get your dance shoes on, turn your radios up to WMPG, what's the time? "JUMP TIME!" DJPJ Brings you the best swing dancing music of the 1930s, 1940s and 1950s. Old styles and new. Big Band Swing, Rhythm & Blues, Rock-n-Roll, Western Swing. Send...
Swing, Jazz
DJ Shaxx
8:30 pm - 10:00 pm
DJ Shaxx is your host for this weekly journey into all things punk, post-punk, new wave, synth pop and alternative: The Replacements. Hüsker Dü. The Smiths. The Cure. Depeche Mode. New Order. Echo & The Bunnymen. Pixies. Blondie. R.E.M. Pylon. B-52s. Midnight Oil. INXS. Siouxsie & The Banshees. Talking Heads. Violent Femmes. The Lemonheads. XTC. Sex Pistols. Squeeze. Pavement. Kraftwerk. Devo. Simple Minds.The Sugarcubes. Sebadoh. Ride. The Jam. Slade. Sweet. David...
Mixed Genres, Rock, Pop
Jazztine
8:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Do you want to know what it sounds like Between the Notes? Tune in Thursday night's from 8:30 to 10 for some great Jazz music! [icon name="music" class="" unprefixed_class=""] From classic jazz to smooth, fusion to funk, there's a whole lot of improv in this mix!      
Jazz
9:00 pm
Rob Hoyt
9:00 pm - 11:00 pm
The SKA Show! Skinhead reggae, Bluebeat, SKA-punk, SKA-core, SKA-jazz, SKA plus whatever hyphenation you can think of, 2-tone and of course, traditional early '60s SKA. WMPG DJ Rob Hoyt joined thousands of others and went to Lewiston to let the white supremacist World Church of the Creator know they picked the wrong town! Rob made national news with quotes and pictures on CNN and on the AP wire on January...
Ska
Ms. H, Secret Chief
9:00 pm - 11:00 pm
GHOSTLAND RADIO the sound of New England winter Sad bastards, new wave, post-punk, Lonely music to keep you company, And goth songs for people who don’t know they’re goth. hosted by Ms. H Invisible Collage Radio tune in and find out what the Secret Chief has in store for you!
Soul/Funk, Mixed Genres, Blues, Jazz, Rock, R and B, Global
Cate, Jam Lewis
9:00 pm - 11:00 pm
        The Broad Cast / Lionheart Gals           Live! On Air         Alternating Sundays  9:00PM - 11:00PM The Broad Cast, a feminist music appreciation show. DJ Cate will play music from different genres and generations by a diverse group of women, non-binary, gender nonconforming and transgender musicians. “Feminism is a movement to end sexism, sexist exploitation, and oppression.” – bell...
Rock, Women, Mixed Genres
9:30 pm
10:00 pm
Eric Poulin, Madeline Sanchi
10:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Music for the Expanding Mind. Eric and Madeline present a variety of genres to explore the effects of music on the mind, mood and spirit. Disclaimer: We are not responsible for any mind expansion caused by this radio show.
Mixed Genres
Anne, Theo
10:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Music so loud, obnoxious, pulsating, in your face and raw you'll think you've died and gone to heaven. Songs To Be Murdered By.. has been on the air waves of WMPG since the spring of 1994. The show features some of the heaviest, hardest, and most aggressive METAL music out there! STBMB is not for the weak! And don't even think about requesting anything like Papa Roach! Along with all...
Metal
Shane Long
10:00 pm - 11:30 pm
    Your host The Duke of Deep Funk, The Governor or Groove, The High Priest of Old School Hip-Hop, DJ Low Down Dirty Shane, takes you "back-in-the-day" each week through the best or old-school hip-hop, funk, disco and other music to make you shake your pants.
Soul/Funk, Rap/Hip Hop
Buddy Bourgeois
10:00 pm - 11:30 pm
All aspects of Frank Zappa music will help remind us to unyeildingly be ourselves. Freedom fighter Buddy B. is your future for free radio in and around the music of uncle Frank.
Rock
10:30 pm
11:00 pm
Jim Ward
11:00 pm - 1:00 am
Join DJ Jim Ward as he takes you on a fun musical journey, featuring Irish and Celtic music as well as rock and roll classics!
Rap/Hip Hop, R and B
Remy Brecht, Sam Bullock
11:00 pm - 1:00 am
Remy Brecht & Sam share the fruits of their nomadic travels and crate-digging expeditions in a race against the coming of the light, with a focus on underground gems from the past half-century. Expect everything from post-punk, goth, industrial, deathrock, noise, EBM, dark ambient, IDM, horror soundtracks, dark 80's, experimental to touches of new wave, glam rock, retro synth, and beyond! Some of our favorite record labels include, but are...
Rock, Mixed Genres, Metal, RPM
Stephen Bennett, The Phoenix
11:00 pm - 1:30 am
Rufus Rumpus Room Join me in the Rumpus Room for a mix of new and old rock, pop, jazz, rap, and most importantly, a good time. alternating with The Death and Resurrection Show is a biweekly show featuring metal and metal-adjacent music. The Phoenix plays black, death, thrash, stoner, doom and drone with a little bit of avant garde for good measure, as well as loud and grimy punk, occasional...
Rock, Jazz, Rap/Hip Hop, R and B
11:30 pm
The Crypt Keeper
11:30 pm - 1:30 am
The Crypt is the darkest and creepiest metal show on the radio.  On the air every week Monday nights at 11:30 pm Est. Also by demand for past shows. Listen in anytime you want. This is the archives click on a date! It's a two hour show of the darkest head banging metal. You have ever heard, and if you have. I will introduce you to more. Turn it up...
Mixed Genres, Metal
Skot Spear
11:30 pm - 1:30 am
"Sound collage", hosted and, eh, collaged by id m theft able since 1997.
Sound Collage
Mr. Nibs
11:30 pm - 1:00 am
Step-Dad Central Wh-Wha-Whats going on-on… Playing songs you have to put up with, songs you used to love, and all the latest hip music the cool kids are playing. A free-form program playing a mix of music across the decades, usually something with a bouncy beat that will get stuck in your head. Starting with some garage rock and pop and going straight past eclectic into Weird. This program reserves...
Rock, Local Music, Pop
Nathan Goucher, CRS
11:30 pm - 1:30 am
The Loop is southern Maine’s source for house and techno! This show is bringing the sounds of the sounds of dance floors and lesser known electronic artists to Portland’s airwaves. Focusing on various sub-genres, the sounds of particular times and places, label showcases, etc. Bring your friends and dance – from my decks to your ears with love! alternating with: Wild Blueberry Jamz with Louis and Zoe, great jam bands...
Mixed Genres
12:00 am
12:30 am
1:00 am
John Konzcal, Rio Agyemann
1:00 am - 4:00 am
Alternating weeks: Electronic Pulse with DJ John and Overnight Happy Hour with DJ Rio Electronic Pulse is a show bringing John's selection of the best in trance, progressive, house, and techno. Overnight Happy Hour is DJ Rio's selection's of Hip Hop and Rap. And meet DJ RIO2Reek:
Global, Mixed Genres
Isaac Shainblum, Ben Fraize
1:00 am - 4:00 am
2 great shows that alternate weeks. Anything Goes with Isaac. Hip Hop Hub will play the best Hip Hop around with Crazy Fraize.
Mixed Genres, Rock
Ariel Burns, Big Ben
1:00 am - 4:00 am
Heavy Cream with Dr. Fuzz and Big Ben - Heavy Cream brings you cuts from all shades and forms of "Heavy." From heavy metal to heavy funk, from heavy hearts to heavyweights. We will take you back to the roots of rock n' roll and beyond, spinning anything from the 60's through today. Each week we will choose a heavy theme and curate selections that we feel best encompass that...
Mixed Genres
1:30 am
Lanthanon
1:30 am - 4:00 am
Music and Talk with DJ Lanthanon
Global, French
DJ Me
1:30 am - 4:00 am
New eclectic show with DJ Me. Tune in to hear songs to get you through the night
Mixed Genres
DJ DRB
1:30 am - 4:00 am
Pop, experimental, and everything in between. While the program is free form and eclectic, our goal is to explore a theme or genre with each episode. So the show should give you a concise exploration of an idea that may be broad, narrow, or parameters that exist only in my mind.
Mixed Genres
Chris Leach
1:30 am - 4:00 am
A weekly show where I dedicate 2 1/2 hours to giving you as much info as I can find about a band, album, or person, and playing any related material from them. Like a "Rock-line" or "In The Studio" format.
Mixed Genres
2:00 am
2:30 am
3:00 am
3:30 am
4:00 am
Big X
4:00 am - 6:30 am
Tunes chosen from the wide variety of music. The open minded DJ can play what the listeners want to hear. With Big X
Mixed Genres
John Stanford
4:00 am - 6:30 am
The Serendipitous Compendium is a show hosted by John Stanford that is full of art, music, poetry, stories and interviews covering whatever’s interesting. The music is chosen by an algorithm that dives deep into John’s collection to bring to the surface things that haven’t been played either ever or in a long time. Every week our resident art historian Dr Geoff brings us an artist to learn about, one of...
Mixed Genres
Lars
4:00 am - 6:30 am
Offering a full breakfast song menu to nourish the soul: With 8 Essential Vitamins* - Jazz, Funk, Rock, Soul, and Global. With Lars.
Broadway/Showtunes
lisa willey, Dj Jai
4:00 am - 6:30 am
Two great shows alternating weeks: Down the Rabbit Hole! Lisa brings changes, in theory, each time but it's always upbeat ...a good way to wake up and start your day! and there's an occasional guest that fits the theme. World punk party? In Through The Outhouse is a mystical dump, a momentary pause in our modern life of technological conveniences where we are more open to the silence and that...
Global, Jazz, Blues, Soul/Funk
Perky
4:00 am - 6:30 am
A new show that will delight your ears!
Mixed Genres
Joshua Bankhead, Loretta Lu
4:00 am - 6:30 am
We Are Miscellaneous a multi genre, hodge-podge of rare and deep tracks from interesting bands. We'll have Jazz, Old-timey Country, Blues and 70s Punk. With DJ Josh alternating weeks with So Fertile! A hairy romp with no boundaries for decade, language or style; lubed with a love for the trashy, the queer and the mundane. Genre explorations, surreal narratives and improvisation often guide programming. With Loretta Lu
Rock, Mixed Genres, Metal, Local Music, RPM
Schuyler White, Giffy
4:00 am - 6:30 am
Alternating shows every other week DJ Skyler Jay will bring you Lost & Found, the B-side of many great records. alternating weeks DJ Giffy T. presents Digital Waves, sonic songs
Jazz, Mixed Genres
4:30 am
5:00 am
5:30 am
6:00 am