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WMPG and Foulmouthed’s Face for Radio now available

Foulmouthed Brewing , a much loved local craft brewery, and WMPG, your innovative community radio station, are excited to announce a unique partnership that will culminate in the launch of Face for Radio lager. This collaboration celebrates WMPG’s 50th anniversary, the spirit of community, craft and creativity.    Craig Dilger, owner and brewer says “We brewed this lager to be clear like a transmission from your local radio station. It has a delicious pilsner style malt base and… Read more »

WMPG documentary screening at USM

WMPG presents a free screening of ‘An Extraordinary Place‘,  a documentary film by Tom Bell. Tuesday, Dec 5th at 1pm at Talbot Lecture Hall, Luther Bonney, Portland Campus, USM ‘An Extraordinary Place’ delves into the heart of an incredible community, uncovering the unique stories, people, and experiences that define WMPG. The film, crafted by the visionary filmmaker Tom Bell, a key figure at WMPG known for his keen eye and storytelling passion, promises to captivate… Read more »

WMPG welcomes 2 new part-time staff

We are excited to announce 2 new staff.  Carly takes over as WMPG’s Blunt Youth Co-Ordinator and David Rogers Berry takes over as Technical Director Carly Peruccio (pictured) is our new Blunt Youth Radio Program Coordinator. Carly is an audio reporter and producer. She graduated from, then taught at, Salt. You can also find Carly at Portland Public Library (Teen Library). I’m also happy to have a fellow soccer fan at WMPG! Listen out for… Read more »


Maine Author Ford Reiche Guests on the Night Train

On Friday, December 1, at 5:30 pm, you can jump on board The Night Train with Southern Maine’s dynamic duo for a very special Friday evening stroll through The History of Rock & Roll. Rockin’ Rick Scala and your Rock & Roll Rebel, Bill Audette, will have two very special guests on board The Night Train .  Bill, Rick and special guest Art from Windham (long-time friend of The Night Train Show) will be interviewing prominent Maine author Ford… Read more »

Ford Reiche's new book, A Long, Long Time Ago

New Studio for WMPG Opening in Gorham

We are excited to announce the opening of a new voiceover studio on the Gorham campus here at USM. A collaboration with WMPG, audio producer, Fred Greenhalgh , the USM Theater department, Music department and other arts departments will bring this new project to life shortly. The opening of this studio is made possible thanks to a generous donation from the family of well-known actor and audio producer, Bill Dufris. The new Dufris Studio/Studio 51 will allow students to… Read more »

Dufris Studio

WMPG Sock Drive for Maine Needs

From now until Monday, Nov 20th, WMPG will be hosting a sock drive for the Maine Needs Organization . From Maine Needs – “MAINE NEEDS is a community donation center that relies on the generosity of the community to help meet the basic needs of all in Maine.” Maine Needs is asking for socks of all sizes and we ask that these socks are new. To donate socks to the drive, come visit us at the WMPG station, 92… Read more »

WMPG’s Jazz at the Movies presents screening of The Jazz Loft

WMPG’s Jazz at The Movies is pleased to present the film, The Jazz Loft According to W. Eugene Smith on Saturday, Nov 18 at 7:00PM, at the Portland Conservatory of Music. No registration needed, please join us for the free screening, just show up and there will be a seat for you! The Jazz Loft According to W. Eugene Smith ( 2015, documentary, 1 hr 27 minutes) is a revealing, behind the scenes documentary about a… Read more »

Jazz at the Movies - November 18th

Dia de los Muertos

After much discussion with the planning committee, the organisers have decided to go ahead with this event to offer a community space for remembrance. WMPG, in collaboration with the vibrant Latine community and the Department of Intercultural Student Affairs at the University of Southern Maine , is proud to announce a Dia de los Muertos (Day of the Dead) celebration on Saturday, November 4th, 2023 at Urban Farm Fermentory . This rich cultural event promises an evening of tradition, remembrance, and unity,… Read more »

Fall Fundraiser – Oct 18-24

CALL 207 874-3000 TO MAKE YOUR DONATION As of 10/24 we have about $5,000 to go WMPG is officially 50 years old! Back in 1973, university officials recognized the importance of college radio and helped make WMPG a legal station. Your donations have helped keep us on the air. We invite you to join us in commemorating the rich history, remarkable people, and incredible music that have graced our airwaves, and we urge you to… Read more »

Begathon 2023
Begathon 2023

An Extraordinary Place – new film featuring WMPG

Our trailer has now been released.   The world premiere will be held at our 50th birthday party at the new McGoldrick Building. Thank you to producer Tom Bell and his crew.