Relay for Life is a fundraising event that the American Cancer Society has every year. Relay for Life raises money to go toward helping those battling various types of cancer and work toward finding a cure. The event usually involves people walking around a track for 6 to 24 hours to represent the fact that cancer never sleeps, and each team sets up their own tent in the surrounding area to try and raise money.… Read More

Welcome back to our regularly scheduled programming with the fifth edition of For the Record – song suggestions from your friendly neighborhood music fiend. Over the last few weeks, so much new music has been released that it was difficult for me to choose just a few but here are some of my favorite new/new to me songs I have heard lately.Read More

Over this spring break I had the opportunity to interview the electrifying bassist known as Thundercat (Stephen Bruner) at Buku Music + Arts Festival in New Orleans, Louisiana in partnership with Tulane University’s community radio station WTUL 91.5FM (and Editor Maeve Holler of their music/culture publication, The VOX).… Read More

Miami Music Week is in full swing and as always WVUM has been hooking up our listeners with all the hottest events!

Here’s what our blog staff are loving from the line up:

Jordan

Tonight, Thursday 3/23, I am heading to Bardot to check out sets by Brodinski and Virgil Abloh.
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Filled with excitement and anticipation, I created a playlist for the drive to New Orleans this past Winter break. A self-described music junkie and amateur rock historian, I included classics from a wide variety of genres that originated in the American south such as jazz, the blues, bluegrass, some country and of course good ole rock n’ roll.… Read More

Over spring break I left the tropical weather behind in Miami to travel to New York City, which had the season’s biggest snowstorm this past week. Even with a jam-packed schedule and a literal blizzard working against me, I was still able to try some of the most talked about desserts in the city, all of which made me grateful that I was covered in layers instead of in a bikini.Read More