• New Blues News – 5/4/2016

    New Blues News – 5/4/2016 Eric Bibb and North Country Fair – The Happiest Man In The World (Stony Plain): Singer/songwriter, guitarist, banjo player Eric Bibb returns with another folk / blues / Americana disc of mostly original material and the help of several friends, including Danny Thompson (bass), Olli Haavisto (dobro, guitar, pedal steel); […]

  • WTJU Broadcasts LIVE from VA Folklife Apprenticeship Showcase, May 15

    WTJU is proud to be a media sponsor at this year’s Virginia Folklife Apprenticeship Showcase, occurring May 15 at James Monroe’s Highland.  We will once again broadcast from the event live starting at noon, and will continue until 2 pm.  When we are not interviewing some of the artists, there will be a studio band […]

  • Roosevelt Dime goes Track by Track on Red Shoes, May 12

    Roosevelt Dime member Andrew Green (banjo, vocals) will stop by the WTJU studios on Thursday afternoon, May 12, around 5 (edt) to do a track by track of the band’s new album, Red Shoes with Folk & Beyond host Peter Jones.  The full band will be in the following Thursday, May 19, for a live […]

  • Mama Tried stop by Sunshine Daydream, May 7

    Susan Munson, Stuart Holme and Kent Raine, known collectively as 3/4 of Mama Tried (the other member being Charlie Pastorfield), will stop by WTJU this Saturday evening, May 7, at 6 (edt) for a visit with Sunshine Daydream host Bill Tetzeli.  They will share some of the tunes off their brand new album.  The band […]

  • Keelan Donovan on Around This Town, May 3

    Nashville singer/songwriter Keelan Donovan will stop by WTJU this Tuesday afternoon, May 3, around 4:30 (edt) for a visit.  Later that evening he will perform at Corner Indie Fest.

  • jazz adds may 2, 2016

    bill evans.  some other time.  resonance.   June 20, 1968:  music from a house concert in the Germany’s Black Forest.  just days after their brilliant performance @ Montreaux Jazz, pianist bill evans with his newly permanent bassist eddie gomez + drummer jack dejohnette ( briefly with the trio) recorded for producer hans georg brunner-schwer at his […]

  • Mark Mandeville & Raianne Richards stop by WTJU, May 8

    Longtime friends of WTJU, Mark Mandeville & Raianne Richards will stop by the station for a visit this Sunday afternoon, May 8, around 12:30 (edt).  You can catch them in Charlottesville this Saturday evening, May 7, at C’Ville Coffee (details), where they are celebrating the release of their latest album, Grain By Grain.

  • The Buck Stops Here on Lambeth Live*, May 6

    Coming up this Friday night, May 6, from 8-9 (edt) during Lambeth Live, WTJU brings you a special concert from C’Ville Coffee with The Buck Stops Here (details).  The concert itself will start at 7 pm, so this will be their second set.  Should you care to attend the entire concert, there are apparently still […]

  • The Buck Stops Here on Sunset Road, May 6

    The Buck Stops Here will stop by WTJU this Friday afternoon, May 6, around 4 (edt) for a visit.  Later that evening you can catch them over at C’Ville Coffee for a concert presented by The Prism Coffeehouse (details).