• Danny Knicely & Jack Dunlap on Folk & Beyond, Oct 15

    Multi-instrumentalist Danny Knicely and his VA Folklife apprentice on the mandolin, Jack Dunlap, will stop by the WTJU studios Thursday afternoon, October 15, at 4 pm for a visit to Folk & Beyond.  Later that evening they will be putting on a concert at The Front Porch in Charlottesville (details). Danny and Jack are currently […]

  • Oct 10 Gather ‘Round: David Grier & Chris Thile (2000)

    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 […]

  • Blue Ridge Irish Music School Invades AWII, Oct 10

    Members of the Blue Ridge Irish Music School (BRIMS) will take over the October 10 edition of Atlantic Weekly II, playing some of their favorite pieces LIVE to help raise funds during WTJU’s Fall Pledge Drive.  We might even get in a few tunes from Maivish, who will be performing that same evening at C’Ville […]

  • Something New Meets The Future, Oct 7

    Something New, heard each Wednesday afternoon from 4-6 (edt) as part of the WTJU Folk afternoon lineup, shares the latest in new releases.  Tune in this Wednesday afternoon as they take a glimpse into the future, playing a few tunes which have not even been released!  Local singer/songwriter Jason Burke might even stop by to […]

  • Phenomenal Fiddling with Isabella Gorman & Victor Furtado on Sunset Road, Oct 9

    Local young fiddle phenom Isabella Gorman visits with Sunset Road host Pete as they share some of their favorite fiddle players. Isabella will bring her fiddle & play a few tunes, and she will be accompanied by banjo player extraordinaire Victor Furtado  For the right pledge Pete might even join in!  Want to hear your […]

  • Tell Us A Tale Pledge Drive with Tom & Emily, Oct 11

    Tune in for a special Tell Us A Tale this Sunday afternoon, October 11, from noon til 2 as Peter welcomes Tom Proutt & Emily Gary to share some tunes from their latest release, Goodnight Songs: A Celebration of the Seasons.  If you appreciate Tell Us A Tale and WTJU, please make a pledge at […]

  • Banjo vs Fiddle with Seth Swingle & Aaron Olwell LIVE, Oct 8

    For years the banjo has crushed every other stringed instrument when it came to fundraising on WTJU. Multi-award winning Banjo player Seth Swingle, who has been part of several of these fundraising challenges, is getting ready to head off to Mali for continued studies of various West African instruments. First, however, Seth has thrown down […]

  • Tell Us A Tale Fall Fund Drive, Oct 4

    Tune in for a special Tell Us A Tale this Sunday afternoon, October 4, from noon til 2 as Peter and Jen welcome in a local family to pick out some of their favorite stories and tunes.  If you appreciate Tell Us A Tale and WTJU as this longtime listening family does, please make a […]

  • Folk, World & Specialty Programs For 2015 WTJU Fall Pledge Drive

    In case you have not heard, WTJU is trying something a little different this fall when it comes to fundraising.  Instead of the week long genre marathons, all the regular programs will instead stay on the air, and highlight what they do best with some extra special programming.  We hope you will call in your […]