• The Dustbowl Revival LIVE from Lambeth Lounge, Sept 15

    Coming up Tuesday afternoon, September 15, The Dustbowl Revival will stop by WTJU‘s Lambeth Lounge for a visit with Around This Town host Cameron Polson.  You are invited to come out and be part of the studio audience for this LIVE performance.  The half hour extravaganza will start at 4 pm. Perhaps currently known best […]

  • Max Kowalski Lieder – Unusual music, unusual presentation

    I was not familiar with the music of Max Kowalski before listening to this new release. Kowalski was a mainly self-taught singer and composer (primarily of lieder), though professionally he was a lawyer. He survived Buchenwald, and died in London in 1956, a well-respected singing teacher and composer. Kowalski’s output is almost exclusively lieder, and […]

  • Sept 5 Gather ‘Round: Alasdair Fraser & Natalie Haas (2013)

    Gather ‘Round each Saturday night from 8-9 for WTJU Folk‘s concert series; both archived and live. There will be shows from The Prism Coffeehouse and VA Folklife archives mixed in with some from our announcers’ own libraries. And you never know when a live concert might pop up!  91.1 FM around Charlottesville, 102.9 FM down […]

  • New Jazz Adds – 9/1/2015

    New Jazz Adds – 9/1/2015 Tad Britton – Cicada (Origin): The title of this disc is concretely meaningful: Britton describes the life cycle of cicadas in his liner notes, emphasizing the wonder and mystery of the appearance and disappearance of these creatures and after acknowledging that no new really understands the functionality of this cycle, […]

  • Bizet – Roma Symphony

    There’s more to Bizet than “Carmen.” And while the works on this new collection aren’t likely to replace Bizet’s greatest hit, they do provide insight into the composer’s style and make for some enjoyable light listening. The disc starts with the Marche funébre in B minor. It’s not quite the downer you might think. Bizet’s […]

  • Bobby Rush Interview 3/19/2012

    The indestructible King of the Chitlin Circuit, Bobby Rush, is interviewed about one of his many recent releases and his past in Blues music. You can download the interview here or stream it live below:

  • New Blues News – 8/31/2015

    New Blues News – 9/1/2015 Andy T – Nick Nixon Band – Numbers Man (Blind Pig): Vocalist Nick Nixon and co-leader / guitarist Andy T Talamantez present a totally solid disc spanning from blues to zydeco to old R&B. There’s even a slick, slightly funky instrumental! Nixon is a strong declarative baritone singer and Andy […]

  • The Blue Eyed Bettys on Folk & Beyond, Sept 3

    The Blue Eyed Bettys will stop by the WTJU studios Thursday afternoon, September 3, around 4:30 (edt) for a visit to Folk & Beyond.  As a special treat, they will be performing from the Lambeth Lounge so you are invited to be part of the studio audience. The Blue Eyed Bettys will be putting on […]

  • Mipso on Lambeth Live, Sept 18

    In celebration of their latest CD, Old Time Reverie, Chapel Hill, North Carolina act Mipso will put on the September 18 edition of Lambeth Live, and you are invited!  Doors open at 7:30 pm, and the one hour FREE concert starts at 8 pm. For those unable to be there to be part of the studio […]