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News from the Freeform Front

Check out the ever-growing Flickr collection of online photos that are all somehow designated as being WFMU related. And don't miss our Listener Gallery, full of good-looking folks sporting their WFMU duds in glamorous and compromising settings! Got a great pic of yourself in fashionable WFMU gear? Send it to us at pictures [at] wfmu [dot] org and we'll proudly post it to our gallery.
In case you missed it...
- Mr. Fine Wine celebrated 20 years of Downtown Soulville with a soul-tastic throwdown: listen
- Evan "Funk" Davies hosted an epic disco dance party: listen
- And check out Joe McGasko's Southern rock special: listen
Join WFMU's Literary Guild for a reading and listener meet-up at KGB Bar (85 E. 4th St, Manhattan) on Friday, September 5th (7-9pm)! Hear poetry and prose from WFMU's esteemed writerly cabal, including Dan Bodah, Chris T., David Suisman, Clay Pigeon, Amanda Nazario, Chris M., Dave Mandl, Jesse Jarnow, and Bronwyn C. The show is free, but there's a 2-drink minimum. RSVP here.
Master guitarist Sir Richard Bishop plays live at Monty Hall on Sunday Sept. 7th! Bishop's improvisations and compositions effortlessly reflect the shadow worlds of India, the Middle East, North Africa, and American folk. Opening the show will be Bhutanese guitarist Tashi Dorji. Tickets are available here ($12), FB event here.
WFMU's Evan "Funk" Davies will be presenting a live broadcast and listener meet-up in PDX on Sept 10th, with special guest Tony Coulter. Join Evan and Tony at Beech Street Parlor (412 NE Beech St, Portland, OR), 6-9pm west coast time for great tunes, guest DJ sets, high-fives, swag giveaways, and more. RSVP here | FB event here.
People Like Us (aka Vicki Bennett) presents two performances of audio and moving image on Saturday, September 13th at Monty Hall! We'll be treated to a solo piece and then People Like Us will be joined by M.C. Schmidt (Matmos) and Jason Willett for a collaborative performance. Tickets available here for $12, show starts at 8pm. FB event here.
Wish you could stuff WFMU into a doggie bag and take us with you to enjoy later? Consider your wish granted: WFMU offers tons of downloadable podcasts! Many of your favorite 'FMU shows are available in convenient MP3 form, and we also offer plenty of exclusive podcast-only shows to boot. Check out our podcast page!

Playing Today

The WFMU time is now 1:18pm EDT on Wednesday. (Full Schedule.)

6am to 9am
Options The John Allen Show
9am to Noon Options Ken
Special: Three Hours of Videos on the Radio (More info)
Noon to 3pm Options Duane Train
[See the playlist]
3pm to 6pm Options Irwin Chusid
6pm to 7pm Options Seven Second Delay with Ken and Andy
7pm to 8pm Options Why Oh Why? with Andrea Silenzi
8pm to 9pm This week only: Options Distort Jersey City with Reed Dunlea
Special: Episode Six of Radio Harvester with Street Eaters, also Guest Host Reed of Distort Jersey City (fill-in for Infinite Distortion) (More info)
9pm to Midnight Options The Evan "Funk" Davies Show
Midnight to 3am This week only: Options Radio BLT
Special: BLT fills in for Small Change
3am to 6am Options Dark Night of the Soul with Julie
Special: Arc Waves (More info)