WEFT 90.1 FM

Champaign-Urbana, IL

WEFT 90.1 FM is a community radio station established in 1981 serving a diverse community of listeners in East Central Illinois and many listeners worldwide via our live stream at weft.org/listen and on-demand listening via Radio Free America.

Today’s Schedule

  • News From Neptune Hosted by Paul Mueth. News from Neptune is an hour of discussion of the news of the week and its coverage by the media, hosted by Paul Mueth. The show is named in honor of Noam Chomsky, who said, “Either you repeat the same conventional doctrines everybody is saying, or else you say something true, and it will sound like it’s from Neptune.” The program was entitled News from Neptune based upon an interest in Chomsky’s account of U.S politics. It has been on WEFT on Saturday mornings for four U.S. presidential administrations. The first shows covered Iraq’s invasion of Kuwait.
    LIVE @ 10:00 AM
  • Behind the News with Doug Henwood Doug Henwood is an American journalist, economic analyst, and financial trader who writes frequently about economic affairs. Behind the News features interviews with activists, intellectuals and academics, preceded by a summary of recent economic headlines.
    LIVE @ 11:00 AM
  • Economic Update Economic Update with Professor Richard Wolff takes complex economic issues and makes them understandable, empowering listeners with information to analyze not only their own financial situation but the economy at large.
    LIVE @ 12:00 PM
  • Weekend Heartbeat - Alternating Hosts: Public Affairs Enjoy four different programs throughout the month. 1st Saturday of the month, "Peace Talks Radio" hosted by Joy George addresses personal conflict we face everyday and ways we may effectively deal with these challenges. 2nd Saturday “The New Lamp” with Marilyn Rickey brings an informative light to the Baha'i faith and its philosophy. 3rd Saturday "Inside Europe" a show that brings you news from a European perspective. (Locally hosted by Doug Olive) 4th Saturday "Radio Ecoshock" a syndicated program hosted by Alex Smith. Latest science, authors, issues - from climate change, oceans, forests, pollution, Peak Oil, the economy, and peace. (Locally hosted by Doug Olive)
    LIVE @ 1:00 PM
  • Michael Johnathon's Woodsongs Old-Time Radio Hour Michael Johnathon's WoodSongs Old-Time Radio Hour Michael Johnathon's WoodSongs Old-Time Radio Hour" is an ALL VOLUNTEER live audience celebration of grassroots music and the artists who make it. A sampling of the artists that have performed on WoodSongs includes: Roger Mcguinn, Victor Wainwright & The Train, Birds of Chicago, John Oates, Ruthie Foster, Tommy Emmanuel, Janiva Magness and Bela Fleck & Abigail Washburn.
    LIVE @ 2:00 PM
  • Off Minor with Mark Mulcahey Mark will be playing a variety of jazz, with an emphasis on songs that have "social relevance" or can help listeners feel included under jazz' "big tent". A sample of the performers will feature are Thelonious Monk, Duke Ellington, Charles Mingus, Dexter Gordon...to name a few.
    LIVE @ 3:00 PM
  • Mic's Bag Mic's Bag will play a variety of music, some of the musical performers to be featured are Fleet Foxes, Johnny Lewis and Led Zeppelin...to name a few. There will also be interviews of local people where they can talk about their stories and the music they enjoy.
    LIVE @ 6:00 PM
  • The Grateful Dead Hour "A weekly audio postcard from the wide musical world of the Grateful Dead." Since 1985, the show has featured exclusive interviews, music from the roots and branches of the band's musical family tree, and of course a generous helping of unreleased live and studio recordings.
    LIVE @ 8:00 PM
  • The Vault Grateful Dead recordings
    LIVE @ 9:00 PM
  • Rogue Roundtable Hosted by Eric Zarnesky & Grant Alexander Loos they'll be playing music of all genres, featuring hip hop and local/regional music. The show may also include interviews with folks that are featured in local/regional events related to music, business and technology.
    LIVE @ 10:00 PM


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