89.1 WEMU

Programs A-Z

  • Jazz legend Marian McPartland hosted Piano Jazz for over 30 years. The program continues to showcase the world's top musicians of all time with broadcasts and podcasts from it's archive. 

  • 89.1 Jazz with Michael Jewett airs weekdays on 89.1 WEMU 

  • All Songs Considered is home to the best new music and a community of fans always ready to share their opinions on the current music scene. 

  • WEMU's All Things Considered local host is Lisa Barry who anchors all local news segments during the program.

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  • NPR Music's program dedicated to Latin Alternative music and rock in Spanish is hosted by Jasmine Garsd and Felix Contreras.  

  • Art and Soul is a new feature on 89.1 WEMU that will focus on our vibrant visual arts community. 

    Lisa Barry, host of WEMU's All Things Considered, will work with Omari Rush from the Ann Arbor Art...

  • Ask Me Another is the rambunctious live show from NPR and WNYC that blends brainteasers, pub trivia, comedy and music into an hour of mind-bending fun. Host Ophira Eisenberg invites guests and listeners alike to stretch their noggins, tickle...

  • "an ear for the Jumpin'est, electric blues classics, new releases and a dash of New Orleans!"

  • Host David Fair sits down with Michigan Theater Executive Director Russ Collins for a most entertaining conversation on movies, culture and live events to be experienced in and around Ann Arbor, Ypsilanti and Michigan.

  • Every Monday morning, the executive director of the CivCity Initiative will join WEMU's David Fair  for a conversation on topics pertinent to Washtenaw County and the city of Ann Arbor. Mary Morgan will...

  • Creative industries in Washtenaw County add hundreds of millions of dollars to the local economy. In the weeks and months to come, 89.1 WEMU will explore the people, places and things that serve as the driving force behind one of Michigan's...

  • The best in new and classic Latin and Afro-Cuban sounds.

  • 89.1 WEMU serves as the flagship for EMU football and basketball broadcasts. Listeners in eight counties can catch Eagles’ games on 89.1 FM. As a public radio station with a large broad-based audience, WEMU’s signal extends from Washtenaw...

  • Freakonomics Radio is an award-winning podcast and public-radio project hosted by Stephen Dubner, with co-author Steve Levitt as a regular guest. It is produced in partnership with WNYC. Freakonomics Radio is one of the most popular podcasts in...

  • Blues that are a little less electric and a little more eclectic!

    Listen to From Memphis to Motown ON DEMAND with the Weekend Rewind!

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  • As Duke Ellington famously said, there are two kinds of music. Global Village plays the good kind...from all over the world. With a fresh, inventive musical mix, and welcoming presentation, Global Village is like nothing else on radio, offering...

  • Early modern jazz from the 1950's and 60's with a special emphasis on a different artist each week.

  • An occasional series that will introduce you to some of the people, places, and things that help comprise who we are as a community.  These are parts of our community that, in some way, are making a difference, and yet, you may not be at all...

  • Find Issues of the Environment each week on 89.1 WEMU.

    Subscribe to 89.1 WEMU: Environmental News Digest by email

  • Jazz24 features the greatest jazz artists of all time, like Miles Davis, Billie Holiday and Dave Brubeck; as well as today’s top talents, like Wynton Marsalis, Diana Krall and Pat Metheny. They also like to throw in some surprises from time to...

  • 89.1 WEMU presents Morning Edition from NPR.  David Fair, WEMU News Director,  keeps you up to date on all the latest news, traffic and weather in your neighborhood.  

    NPR brings you news from around the country and the...

  • Mountain Stage: Enjoy an intimate, relaxed evening of live performances from some of the world's greatest artists.Since 1983, "Mountain Stage" has showcased over 1,500 musical legends and rising stars that cross all genres and traditions. REM,...

  • Listen to any WEMU music program anywhere you are!

    Listen to past WEMU shows on demand, here on Radio Free America.

  • 89.1 WEMU has forged a partnership with Concentrate Ann Arbor to highlight some of the positive things taking place in Ypsilanti. The sponsored-project from SecondWave Media is called, "On the Ground Ypsi." WEMU Program Director Patrick Campion...

  • It's Soapbox Summer! Any candidate appearing on the August primary election ballot in Washtenaw County will have access to free air time to communicate to potential voters on your community NPR Station, 89.1 WEMU. 

    No...

  • Strange Currency brings you new releases, old favorites and forgotten classics. We spotlight local and regional acts, including guests on Currency Exchange, recorded at the KMUW studios.

     

  • The Green Room radio show is a collaboration between the WEMU News Department and the Washtenaw County Environmental Health Division. Through her work with the County, Barbara also co-produces a monthly Green Room 

  • The best jazz has to offer, featuring new releases, old classics, and plenty of singers. 

  • The New Yorker Radio Hour is a weekly program presented by the magazine’s editor, David Remnick, and produced by WNYC Studios and The New Yorker. Each episode features a diverse mix of interviews, profiles, storytelling, and an occasional burst...

  • Roots Music Project

    The Roots Music Project, is hosted by Jeremy Baldwin on Saturdays at 4:00pm.

    The show focuses on the creases and intersections between genres, styles and influences in music and features everything from...

  • For more than two decades, Rick Pluta has been covering Michigan politics in Lansing as chief correspondent for the Michigan Public Radio Network.  He has his finger on the pulse of what is happening at levels of state government.  Now, he'll...

  • Sundays are unique to the week. 

    And for many, Sunday mornings hold a special place as a time to reset, reconfigure, and reevaluate. 

    Sunday morning is also a time that people establish traditions – routines involving newspapers,...

  • This American Life is an award-winning critically acclaimed weekly program describing and documenting contemporary American life. Each week a theme is chosen, and host Ira Glass and a variety of writers and performers share stories in a range...

  • Originating from WBEZ in Chicago, host Peter Sagal and scorekeeper Carl Kasell take a lighthearted look a the week's news complete with a news quiz and a variety of guest panelists.

  • Whether revealing events in small-town America or overseas, or profiling notable personalities, Weekend Edition from NPR News appreciates the extraordinary details that make up every story. This two-hour weekend morning newsmagazine...

  • Conceived as a cross between a Sunday newspaper and CBS' Sunday Morning with Charles Kuralt, Weekend Edition Sunday features interviews with newsmakers, artists, scientists, politicians, musicians, writers, theologians and historians. The...