Breakfast with the Bagels 5-2-20. Happy 37th Birthday Ali!


Here’s today’s show heard earlier today at and to be heard eventually on WNUR 89.3FM. Plenty of new tunes again including new music from Sunshine Boys, Watkins Family Hour and Lucinda Williams. We feature a Birthday salute to my daughter who turned 37 today, a mini concert calendar – Susan Werner and Dar Williams tomorrow – Sunday May 3rd at 6pm on Susan’s Facebook page and we finish things off with a Malo tune that was talked about earlier this week on the Steve Dahl Show. Enjoy.

Jenny Bienemann’s Haiku-Milieu Collaboration Event 4-24-20 at 8pm – Our Chat with Jenny

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We visited last night with our pal Jenny Bienemann to talk about her Haiku-Milieu Collaboration Event coming up this Friday at 8pm. Learn all about it by listening below and join us by watching this Friday at 8pm right here. 🙂

The Folk Show 4-19-20 – New Content

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Ron Lewis here. I recorded a fresh show on Saturday 4/18 and Sunday 4/19 for streaming first by our friends at This Is Hell on Sunday from 10am-Noon. If possible, we’ll record new freeform shows – “Breakfast with the Bagels” weekly for streaming from 7-9am on Saturdays and new Folk Shows for streaming on Sundays from 10am-Noon at Just look for the right facing arrow at the top of the This Is Hell page just underneath the red bar at the top. The shows will then be available for streaming afterwards here at

WNUR Temporary Shutdown

Due to the Covid-19 pandemic and the IL Stay-At-Home order, NU has shutdown its campus and building access except for emergency personnel. So, we won’t be broadcasting live any earlier than the weekend of April 11-12th.

We are trying to arrange to broadcast either archived shows or pre-recorded new content at

For today, 3/21/20, we’ve pre-recorded at 2hr Breakfast with the Bagels which will air live at This is Thanks to Alex Jerri and Chuck Mertz for making this possible. Check out their show at that same site, streaming from 9am-1pm.

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