WEFT 90.1 fm

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WEFT Weekender - Interviews
Friday - 8:30 am

Friday's Morning Menu show, WEFT Weekender airs 6:00 to 9:00 am. It's hosted by Vicki & Mark Niswander. Each week at 8:30 they interview local musicians, artists, representatives of local organizations and performance venues.

Shows are archived in mp3 format at 192kbps for fast downloads.

January 2021 shows

December 2020 shows

  • December 11, 2020 - Laura Bliell, Mom-in-Chief of Chambana Moms.
  • December 04, 2020 - WEFTie Jason Finkelman, host of "Fanfare for the Speeding Bullet", Sundays from 8-10pm.

November 2020 shows

  • November 27, 2020 - WEFTie Mike Pasteris, host of "Miles Ahead", Tuesday morning jazz.
  • November 20, 2020 - WEFTie Alter Ego, host of the Tuesday Morning Menu on WEFT.
  • November 20, 2020 - Dr. Susan Zola, Superintendent of Champaign Unit 4 Schools.
  • November 13, 2020 - WEFTie Cope Cumpston, collective member and host of "Womyn Making Waves", airing Sundays from 1-3pm.
  • November 13, 2020 - Photojournalist Don Manning of Urbana on "The Bob and Melissa Project".

October 2020 shows

  • October 30, 2020 - Dr. Brian Cunningham whose research team has developed a method to test for COVID19 using a smartphone.
  • October 30, 2020 - WEFTie Mike Feldman, Sound Engineer for WEFT Sessions, Monday nights at 10, and member of the Noiz Assembly.
  • October 23, 2020 - WEFTie Rick Schoell, host of Thursday Morning Jazz.
  • October 09, 2020 - Bridget Lee-Calfas Promotions and Marketing Director for Krannert Center for the Performing Arts.
  • October 02, 2020 - Pam Leiter of the Champaign County Forest Preserve.

September 2020 shows

  • September 25, 2020 - Darya Shahgheibi of Uniting Pride, formerly known as the UP Center in Champaign.
  • September 18, 2020 - Elizabeth Sutton, Executive Director of the Spurlock Museum.
  • September 11, 2020 - David Scherer, Assistant Director for the Division of Research Safety at the University of Illinois.
  • September 04, 2020 - Max McComb - School Board President of Mahomet-Seymour Schools on their handling of the pandemic.

August 2020 shows

  • August 28, 2020 - James Kilgore, Director of Advocacy and Outreach for First Followers.
  • August 21, 2020 - Bob Paleczny and Gus Wood, hosts of Radio Free Labor on WEFT.
  • August 07, 2020 - Julie Pryde, Public Health Administrator, Champaign-Urbana Public Health District.

July 2020 shows

  • July 31, 2020 - Peter Patton, Coordinator of the Self-Help Center and Family Service of Champaign County.
  • July 24, 2020 - Evelyn Shapiro, Promotions Director for the Champaign Public Library.
  • July 17, 2020 - Andy Duncanson, Lead Singer of Kilborn Alley Blues Band and host of the WEFT Tuesday Blues program, Grits Ain't Groceries.
  • July 03, 2020 - Esther Patt, Director of the Champaign-Urbana Tenant Union.

June 2020 shows

  • June 26, 2020 - Mike Ingram, Champaign County Board Member, Musician, Activist, and WEFTie (WEFT Sessions).
  • June 12, 2020 - Diane Marlin, Mayor of Urbana.
  • June 05, 2020 - Alan Kurtz telling stories about Alison Krauss (accompanying our featured album, Paper Airplanes, by Alison Krauss and Union Station).

May 2020 shows

  • May 29, 2020 - Terri Reifsteck, Director of Visit Champaign County.
  • May 22, 2020 - Xander Hazel, Executive Director of the Champaign Center Partnership.
  • May 15, 2020 - Deb Frank Feinen, Mayor of Champaign.
  • May 08, 2020 - Kevin Elliott, of Elliott Counseling and host of "From the Joshua Tree Inn" 6pm Tuesdays on WEFT.
  • May 01, 2020 - Kevin Kelly, Conductor of the East Central Illinois Youth Orchestra.

March 2020 shows

  • March 27, 2020 - Joan Dixon, Executive Director of the Community Foundation of East Central Illinois.

February 2020 shows

  • February 23, 2020 - Jennifer White, Organizer of Blues Central on the Snowmelt Blues Festival.

January 2020 shows

  • January 03, 2020 - Jeff Scott, Executive Director of the Stephens Family YMCA.

December 2019 shows

October 2019 shows

August 2019 shows

July 2019 shows

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