Listen to WMBR
Text us at 617-253-8810
Like us on Facebook Follow us on Twitter Follow us on Instagram
Sun 9:36 AM : now playing:  Haiti Focus
overcast, 63°F
88.1 fm
staff only
WMBR Summer 2023 Program Schedule:    Return to Main Schedule
See what's on:   Sunday   Monday   Tuesday   Wednesday   Thursday   Friday   Saturday   Weekdays  
Thursday Programs:
6-8am The Pontoon Palace
Hosted by: Rich Pontius
A good natured but incorrigible bin-digger becomes embroiled in an early morning plot to present a rich panoply of deep folk, heavy rock, psych, country, jazz and pop, all the while indulging his boundless zeal for mischief and romance.

Listen to past shows: Thu Sep 21 6:00 am Playlist
Thu Sep 14 6:00 am Playlist
8-10am Breakfast of Champions
Hosted by: Tim, Ted, Becca, Erik, and Jon
Start your morning off right with a bowl full of sugary sweet pop goodness, sprinkle on some tasty punk influences, and help yourself to the buffet of sumptuous soundscapes, melancholy melodies, quirky cadences and raucous rock.

Twitter Feed: @bocwmbr
Listen to past shows: Thu Sep 21 8:00 am Playlist
Thu Sep 14 8:00 am Playlist
10am-Noon Late Risers' Club
Hosted by: Joanie, Mook, Mark, L-Train, Ron, and the Tuesday Alumni
It's like sewing your ear to a vacuum cleaner.

Twitter Feed: @laterisersclub
Listen to past shows: Thu Sep 21 10:00 am Playlist
Thu Sep 14 10:00 am Playlist
Noon-2pm Lost and Found
Hosted by: Mark Francis, Lawrence Azrin, Bob Dubrow, Brother Wayne, Christopher Vyce. Alex McNeil
Rock, pop, and soul from the ’60s and early ’70s, but not the same old songs you hear every day on commercial radio.

Listen to past shows: Thu Sep 21 12:00 pm Playlist
Thu Sep 14 12:00 pm Playlist
2-4pm Troubadour
Hosted by: Chuck Rosina, Bruce Sylvester
An eclectic journey from traditional roots music right up to the present day. Folk, blues, bluegrass, rock, R&B, jazz, reggae, and beyond. Songs looking at social justice issues. Local artists too. Roots music without bounds or barriers.
Listen to past shows: Thu Sep 21 2:00 pm Playlist
Thu Sep 14 2:00 pm Playlist
4-5:30pm Jazz Volcano
Hosted by: Kennedy Compound
The Jazz Volcano (JV) serves up a seismic eruption of music featuring Jazz, Dixie, Big-Band, and a little blues too. The program will showcase all vocalists -- jazz greats, legends, and of course the Diva's with some hidden twists and turns.
Listen to past shows: Thu Sep 21 4:00 pm  
Thu Sep 14 4:00 pm  
5:30-6pm WMBR Nightly News
Hosted by: WMBR News Department
News and analysis from independent journalists around the country, as well as local news and events in Cambridge and Greater Boston, featuring voices not often heard in the mainstream media.

Listen to past shows: Thu Sep 21 5:30 pm  
Thu Sep 14 5:30 pm  
6-8pm Radio Ninja
Hosted by: L-Train
Electronic variety show: It's not necessarily dance music and it's not necessarily not dance music. Radio Ninja has been bringing you car commercial music since 2003. #radioninjasince2003

Twitter Feed: @l_train
Listen to past shows: Thu Sep 21 6:00 pm Playlist
Thu Sep 14 6:00 pm Playlist
8-10pm Nonstop Ecstatic Screaming
Hosted by: Thao
Two hours of sound designed to split your skull open, break your brain, and pop your funk. Bloopity bits and bobs, plinkety plonk, drone, skronk, assorted noise, a bumping beat here and there, etc.
Listen to past shows: Thu Sep 21 8:00 pm Playlist
Thu Sep 14 8:00 pm  
Alternates Weekly
Hosted by: Teep
The undercurrent of electronix presented via a live-mix moodmat.
Upcoming shows: Oct 5, Oct 19
Twitter Feed: @sewersounds
Listen to past shows: Thu Sep 21 10:00 pm Playlist
Alternates Weekly
Out of Your Orbit
Hosted by: Claire McLellan-Cassivi
A grab-bag of music that may or may not be out of your orbit. This show spans genres, decades, countries, and languages depending on whatever has caught my ear that week.
Upcoming shows: Sep 28, Oct 12
none available
© WMBR is a registered servicemark of the Technology Broadcasting Corporation. Massachvsetts Institvte of Technology Contact WMBR