• Final City Market Broadcast of 2016, Aug 27

    Atlantic Weekly closes out its 2016 season at Charlottesville City Market this Saturday morning, August 27, from 8 til noon.  Stop by and say hello.  Oh, and don’t forget WTJU kicks off the Levitt Amp Charlottesville Music Series later in the day just down the road at IX Art Park! (details)  Did we mention it […]

  • Gina Sobel on Something New, Aug 24

    Gina Sobel will stop by WTJU this Wednesday afternoon, August 24, around 4:30 (edt) to share a few tracks off her new album, World’s Getting Loud.  She will be celebrating its release this Friday night at Twisted Tea Branch Bazaar in Charlottesville (details).

  • Hoot and Holler on Sunset Road, Aug 26

    Hoot and Holler, aka Amy Alvey and Mark Kilianski, returns to the WTJU studios this Friday afternoon, August 26, around 5 (edt) for a visit to Sunset Road.  Later that night you can catch them at the Blue Moon Diner (details).

  • New Jazz Adds – 8/19/2016

    New Jazz Adds – 8/18/2016 Rez Abbasi & Junction – Behind The Vibration (Cuneiform): Rez Abbasi (guitar, composer) has been a fusion artist for some time. Heretofore, the fusion has been acoustic. The blend has been described as a combination of modern jazz and Pakistani/American music as it re-interprets 1970s jazz-rock (allaboutjazz.com). This time out […]

  • Boxcar Speakeasy on Lambeth Live, Aug 26

    Boxcar Speakeasy will put on the August 26 edition of Lambeth Live (heard each Friday night from 8-9 on WTJU), and you are invited to be part of the studio audience for this FREE concert broadcast! 350 Emmet St N, Charlottesville on ye olde GPS will get you to the large lot (do NOT use […]

  • New Blues News – 8/18/2016

    New Blues News – 8/18/2016 Gonzalo Bergara – Zalo’s Blues (Self-produced): Gonzalo Bergara has one of those guitar styles that clearly explains why people often refer to their guitars as their axes. He really swings as well. Charlie Baty, (formerly of Little Charlie & The Nightcats), adds in his liner notes that prior to Bergara’s […]

  • New recording of Dett’s “The Ordering of Moses” pays a debt

    This release of R. Nathaniel Dett’s “The Ordering of Moses” is important for several reasons. It’s a performance by the commissioning ensemble, it revives a major work by a Black composer and it rights a wrong. R. Nathaniel Dett (born in Canada) was a well-known Black pianist, choral conductor, arranger, and composer who spent most […]

  • The Blue Eyed Bettys on Around This Town, Aug 23

    The Blue Eyed Bettys will stop by WTJU this Tuesday afternoon, August 23, around 5:15 (edt) for a visit ahead of their gig that night at The Garage in downtown Charlottesville (details).  They are currently touring behind their new release, Covered Up.

  • Dharma Bombs & Damn Tall Buildings on WTJU, Aug 21

    Boston, MA group Damn Tall Buildings will join Richmond, VA act Dharma Bombs in WTJU’s Lambeth Lounge this Sunday afternoon, August 21, between 12 and 2 (edt), and you are invited!  Sure you can also catch them later that night at The Garage in downtown Charlottesville (details), but why not make a day of it! […]