WUMR Will Host Summer Radiothon June 26-July 3

June 22, 2016 - WUMR will host its Jazz In June Radiothon June 26-July 3. During the summer fundraiser, U-92 FM asks for help from "The Jazz Lover Family" to help fund operating expenses at the station.

WUMR will kick off the Radiothon with a concert at the New Daisy Theatre Sunday, June 26, from 6 to 8 p.m. Tickets are $25 in advance and $30 at the door, and they are available here.

The featured musicians are Dual Drive members Gary Goin and Pat Register, whose latest release is The Memphis Project. Guest vocalist for the concert is Kevin Whalum. Goin is the leader of the Memphis Grizzlies' house band. He is also guitarist for Kirk Whalum's band and an in-demand studio guitarist. Register is a local saxophonist and founding member of the group VooDoo Village who has also recorded several albums of his own.

For more information, contact Malvin Massey at 901.678.2560 or mmassey@memphis.edu.

Malvin Massey