WFPB 1170

Where Musical Roots Are Still Growing

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WUMB-FM (91.9 FM) in Boston, Massachusetts is the radio station of University of Massachusetts Boston. It broadcasts a folk and acoustic mix weekdays and on weekends the station concentrates on traditional folk, Celtic, blues, afropop and world music. The station has received many awards for its folk music programming. WUMB can be heard throughout Massachusetts on repeater signals owned and operated by the University of Massachusetts throughout the state of Massachusetts. WUMB-FM can also be heard on the Internet and through the iTunes radio tuner service. WUMB-FM is noncommercial and operates as a United States-style public radio station, and also carries some NPR programming. Since 1997 WUMB has sponsored a live folk festival held at the University of Massachusetts, Boston called the Boston Folk Festival. In 2010 it was named the WUMB Music Fest