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The Bachelor Pad - Friday 10:00 pm to Midnight

Hosted by Jason Croft: Jazz and lounge music: Grab your martini shaker and tune in for two hours of music that will make your Hi Fi happy. It’s lounge, cocktail, exotica, private-eye jazz, and a hint of retro-swing from the likes of Esquivel, Martin Denny, Yma Sumac, Les Baxter, Julie London, Louis Jordan, and many others. A perfect show for those penthouse nightcaps.

C-U At The Show - Thursday 5:30 pm to 6:00 pm

Hosted by Eric Schact: Focus on the Champaign-Urbana theater community, highlighting all local theater groups/troupes, audition opportunities, happenings, reviews and interviews. You can also check out CU At The Show on Facebook.

Decayed Lace - Sunday 10:00 pm to Midnight

Hosted by Kristin: Rock, Goth, Industrial music: Put on your black eyeliner and fishnets, everybody: It’s A Goth Party!

Disability Beat - Monday 5:00 to 5:30 pm

Disability Beat is about and for people with all types of disabilities with a slant toward social justice, community supports, inclusion, accessibility, freedom and choice.

East Of Zero - Tuesday 10:00 pm to Midnight

World beat, electronica: East of Zero brings you music from all lands east of zero degree longitude. That's the Eastern hemisphere of our dear planet. Music uplifting and upbeat, eclectic and electric. Only some of us have been to those lands, but all of us can fly through and listen to East of Zero. So tune in!
Facebook - Facebook.com/eastofzero

From The Joshua Tree Inn - Tuesday 6:00 to 8:00 pm

Listening to music From the Joshua Tree Inn is like attending an acoustic music festival each week. This show brings you the best in contemporary folk, country, and bluegrass, not to mention all those regions in between. So unpack your bags for Newport or Telluride ... and enjoy the finest in acoustic sounds from the comfort of your own radio.
Hosted by Kevin Elliott - Singer, Songwriter, DJ - kevinelliottmusic.com

Get In Your Jammies - Thursday 10:00 pm to Midnight

Hosted by Brian Teague
Tune in every Thursday night from 10pm to Midnight for all your favorite Jam Music. We take a look into the local and regional Jam Band scene as well as all the current festival happenings!
Keep up with the show all week long on Facebook and Twitter!
Facebook - Facebook.com/getinyourjammies
Twitter - @GJammies
Email - GetInYourJammies@yahoo.com

Mic's Bag - Saturday 6:00 to 8:00 pm

Hosted by Micaela, Mic's Bag airs Saturday evening from 6-8 P.M. CST on W-E-F-T 90.1 FM. Playing a variety of music, such as Fleet Foxes, Johnny Lewis and Led Zeppelin...to name a few. Also interviews with local people to talk about their stories and the music they enjoy.

Night Moves - 2nd & 4th Wednedays of each month 8:00 to 10:00 pm

Live mixed house and electronic music with splashes of nu disco, 80s new wave, and funk. Deep House | Chicago House | Weird Techno | Afrobeat | Eclectic Electronic Sounds ----- Ian began djing with radio shows on WRUV-Burlington (Univ of Vermont radio), and WMEB (Univ of Maine radio). Ian has held dj residencies in New York City, Boston, and Nantucket, and has dj'd parties, clubs and bars in New York, Lithuania, Boston, Portland (Maine), Los Angeles, Chicago, Lake Tahoe, Oregon, Montana, all over New England, and Tulum, Mexico.
Mixcloud - www.mixcloud.com/ian-hammond/

Radio Free Labor - Saturday 11:00 am to 1:00 pm

A Corporate-Free, Community Operated political education program for all working people. We provide an alternative, progressive perspective and vision for the struggles of working class politics, activism, and culture, nationally and across the world.

Roots Rock Reggae - Thursday 8:00 to 10:00 pm

Straight from Ganja Mountain, this show seeks to connect the Cross-cultural Revolution with reggae music coming straight from Jamaica. Chef Ra started Roots, Rock, Reggae with a song by Bob Marley and The Wailers (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UMBlMMGxfpw) back in the days when WEFT broadcast on cable TV prior to hitting the FM airwaves on September 26, 1981. Ra single-handedly brought Reggae music to the cornfields and prairies of East Central Illinois, playing roots, rock steady, dance hall, dub, Bob and Rita Marley and The Wailers, Peter Tosh, Steel Pulse, Third World, The Gladiators, Lee Scratch Perry, and more. Through the longest running show on WEFT 90.1FM, his legacy lives on after his earthly passing to the Spirit of Jah and the Liberated Zone on December 26, 2006.

Surfabilly Freakout - Thursday 6:00 to 7:00 pm

Tune in to Surfabilly Freakout Radio on Thursdays from 6 to 8 pm (central) on W-E-F-T 90.1 FM. You'll hear the finest in surf, garage, psychobilly, rockabilly, spaghetti western and all the raucous retro-revival music that you love. Join Jet Sterling, Chelsea Bandita, The Red Baron, Koffin Keith, Tiger Torres & Goo Goo Muck Sanchez for a gear-grindin', wave-ridin', tiki-roddin', monster a go-go party on your radio. Tune 'em in... they'll FreAK yOu oUT!!!

WEFT Sessions - Monday 10:00 to 11:00 pm

WEFT Sessions bring you the best in Live local music. Every week we have a guest artist perform live in the WEFT Studios for our listeners pleasure.
WEFT Sessions Facebook page

WEFT Weekender - Friday 6:00 to 9:00 am

Hosted by Vicki & Mark Niswander, WEFT Weekender airs from WEFT Community Radio in Champaign Illinois every Friday morning from 6-9 AM, with a focus on local music, people and events.

Womyn Making Waves - Sunday 1:00 to 3:00 pm

Started in 1981, Womyn Making Waves is one of the oldest programs on WEFT. The show is hosted by a collective; a group of women dedicated to bringing independent music, news, poetry, and performance to women in East Central Illinois via 90.1 FM and elsewhere in the world via our live internet streaming service. The show features live interviews and performances by local women as well recordings from women around the world.

Feature on WMW Airshifter Cope Cumpston - mp3 audio created by Connor Cieko
part of Artists Next Door - Cope Cumpston - YouTube video

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