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With his “upstanding” career, host of NPR’s Jazz Night in America and second director of the Newport Jazz Festival Christian McBride certainly deserves his spot as WICN’s Artist of the Month. Beginning as a child prodigy and quickly evolving to reliable sideman in his teens, Christian McBride played with some of the top names in jazz, until of course, his was added to that list.

The Band's Visit

"Broadway meets world music! David Yazbek, composer of the smash-hit new musical "The Band's Visit", will join host Brian Vinik on the next episode of Tonal Rhythms, 90.5 WICN's new age/world music program. David will discuss the show's Middle Eastern influenced score, which has earned him one of the show's eleven Tony nominations! Get a behind the scenes look at this heartfelt and unique musical this Sunday, June 3rd, at 11 PM. Tune in!"

Future of Fund Drives at WICN

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Middlesex Jazz Fest

The Concord Visitor Center and Town Recreation Department are hosting a free outdoor jazz festival on June 9th in the parking lot behind the Concord Visitor Center, at 58 Main Street.

Los Van Van Live in Concert

From Cuba:
in concert
Sunday | May 20 | 7 pm
Somerville Theatre
Hosted by 90.9 WBUR's José Massó
Tickets on Sale NOW

Miles Davis - ARTIST OF THE MONTH MAY 2018

Miles Davis might easily be the artist of every month as far as the jazz awareness of the general public. He gathered listeners for a quarter century, and even the ones he lost never gave up on the Miles that they dug—and still dig.

TOP CDs of 2017 Part 4

TOP CDs of 2017 Part 4 (FINALLY!)

So FINALLY (four months into 2018) here’s the final blog entry featuring what I consider to be the best CDs of 2017 (BETTER LATE THAN NEVER) . Remember, there were SO many new CDs last year (300-plus) and SO many were wonderful, BUT I am featuring less than a quarter of them. So on to the end.

Jazz at Sunset 2018

Presale for WICN current Members begins on May 8th, 2018.  There is no better time to become a member.

Current members should be on the look out for an email with the exclusive link and code for the presale event.

The tickets will be on sale publicly on June 5th.

Click Here to Purchase Tickets for Nathan Williams and the Zydeco Cha Chas

Meet WICN's Director of Client Services

WICN is enthusiastically spotlighting  Kate Travaline, long-time staff member of the station and recently promoted to Director of Client Services.


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Underwriter of the Week

The Hanover Theatre and Conservatory for the Performing Arts


Fostering a love and appreciation for the performing arts in audiences of today and tomorrow, making a difference in the community and revitalizing downtown Worcester.


The Hanover Theatre
2 Southbridge Street
Worcester, MA 01608-2014