WOUB AM Rolls Out New Schedule, Programs

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WOUB_RadioSome new programs are coming to WOUB AM on October 1.

Available over the air in Athens, and online at, WOUB AM will add a variety of programming that will feature music, including Latino, Soul, Jazz and Funk, and radio dramas and feature stories.

The new schedule may change the times of some current programming.

The new schedule will include:

The Moth Radio Hour (Sunday 10 am, repeat Monday 2 am)

A weekly series featuring true stories told live on stage without scripts, notes, props, or accompaniment. Each Moth Radio Hour mixes humorous, heartbreaking, and poignant tales that captivate, surprise, and delight audiences with their honesty, bravery and humor.

All Songs Considered (Friday 9:30 am, repeat Tuesday 1 am)

All Songs Considered is NPR’s guide to discovering new music below the radar. Every week, host Bob Boilen and producer Robin Hilton go through hundreds of new cds to find sneak previews of music that’s worth getting excited about, whether it’s the latest Swedish pop band, a hip hop artist going ambient, or a singer-songwriter with a twisted new take on love. Sometimes, artists or critics stop by All Songs Considered with their top picks.

Alt.Latino (Tuesday (1:30 am)

Every week, Alt.Latino introduces listeners to new alternative Latin music, including diverse genres such as cumbia, Mexican garage rock, Panamanian rap, heavy metal mariachi and many more boundary-blurring sounds from around the world. In addition to music, Alt.Latino features interviews and insightful conversation about Latin events and culture.

Bullseye with Jesse Thorn (Sunday 11 am, repeat Tuesday 2 am)

A show about what’s good in popular culture, the kind of stuff that might change your life. Interviews with cultural creators, critics picks for the best new stuff, and a weekly recommendation from host Jesse Thorn.

Reveal (Sunday 8 am, repeat Thursday 2 am)

Reveal is the Peabody Award-winning investigative journalism program for public radio from The Center for Investigative Reporting and PRX.

L.A. Theatre Works (Sunday 8 pm)

L.A. Theatre Works is a contemporary, edgy and significant radio drama by acclaimed playwrights starring top name talent.

Song Travels (Sunday 11 pm)

Song Travels host Michael Feinstein and a variety of guest artists from all music genres provide listeners with conversation about the backgrounds of the composers, artists and songs.

Upfront Soul (Saturday 12 am)

Upfront Soul is a weekly blend of funk, soul and jazz, plus sprinklings of R&B, gospel, and hip-hop. UpFront Soul showcases obscure artists and back-catalogue offerings from more familiar names. You’ll find West African funk, funk-enriched jazz, deep soul, and only the best modern music.

Appetizer Radio Show (Sunday 12 am)

Appetizer Radio Show is a tasting, savoring and experiencing the flavors of great albums from known and emerging indie musicians.

Programs with new times:

Weekday evenings at 6 pm: Ted Radio Hour (Monday), This American Life (Tuesday), Snap Judgment (Wednesday), and Backstory (Friday).

Sundays Tech Nation (6 am), Big Picture Science (7 am), Ask Me Another (2 pm), A Way With Words (3 pm), Studio 360 (4 pm), Tavis Smiley (5 pm), Filmspotting (10 pm). The 740 expands to 2 hours (6-8 pm).