Aug. 9, 2001 – Here's some of the locally produced and hosted special-interest radio programing available in coming days in the Virgin Islands.
Each Thursday, the Source publishes specific current-week information provided by show hosts and station program directors. If you'd like to know what your favorite local show host has on tap, ask him or her to see about getting it posted on the Source. Details on how to do that can be found in the editor's note below.
WIUJ Radio (non-commercial station) – 102.9 FM, St. Thomas
"The Catfish," Saturday, Aug. 11, 8-10 p.m. — The Catfish dishes up a diverse but fluid mix from A to Z, as in: Asleep at the Wheel, Bobby Bland, Cream, Doors, ELP, Falco, Guess Who, Humble Pie, Iron Butterfly, James Gang, kd lang, Love, Mountain, Neville Brothers, Old & In the Way, Police, Queen, Roman Holiday, Stray Cats (but of course), Tom Tom Club, Velvet Underground, Ventures, Wild Weeds, Brand X, Yardbirds and Zappa. She dares you to sit still!
"Sunday Classics with Charlene," Sunday, Aug. 12, noon-1 p.m. — Charlene's featured work this week is Mahler's Symphony No. 1 (the "Titan") as performed under the baton of maestro Bruno Walter. Each week's show provides not only a selection of classical music but also background on the composers and the performing artists.
"The Doug Lewis Show," Sunday, Aug. 12, 1-3 p.m. — Doug celebrates the birthdays of Buck Owens, Mark Knopfler, Suzanne Vega, Peter Ostroushko and Percy Mayfield and recalls blues great Luther Allison on the anniversary of his death. There'll be a look at some of the artists performing in Austin, Texas, this weekend in a benefit for singer-songwriter Sarah Elizabeth Campbell — Iris Dement, Ray Wylie Hubbard, Eliza Gikyson and Greg Trooper. And a look back at the Festival of Hope held on this date in 1972, featuring the music of such artists as Jefferson Airplane, Stephen Stills and James Brown. The show mixes roots rock, classic rock, folk, blues, Celtic, Cajun and Americana with lots of trivia and a historical perspective.
Editor's note: The Source invites local radio show hosts and station program directors to submit material for inclusion in future postings of Making Waves. Information may be e-mailed to firstname.lastname@example.org or faxed to 777-8136. Material must be received by Wednesday of each week for posting on Thursday. Items must refer to specific days' offerings on programs that are locally produced and hosted (see examples above), and cannot be repeated from week to week. Include the station call letters, common name, AM/FM location and day and time that the show will air; if the program is data-streamed online, provide the URL, too.