• Nov 29 Gather ‘Round: 1980 Arabesque Concert

    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!  This week’s program comes from a 1980 […]

  • Sounds Around Grounds: Painting an audio landscape of UVA

    For the Fall 2014 semester, WTJU is working with UVa professor Erik DeLuca to present Sonic IDs — short, composed audio documentaries that bring out the sounds, voices, and stories of our place – little slices of life here at UVa. This set of UVa Sonic ID’s were composed by the students in Erik DeLuca’s […]

  • Nov 22 Gather ‘Round: Tim & Mollie O’Brien/Kruger Brothers

    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!   In honor of Thanksgiving, tonight’s two concerts […]

  • Guest Interview With Cut Chemist, performing at the Jefferson Theater on Nov 15

    Interview done by Henry Booth on behalf of UPC PKG Last week I was able to get ten minutes of Lucas MacFadden’s time to talk to him about the Renegades of Rhythm tour he is currently on with DJ Shadow. MacFadden, better known as Cut Chemist, is a member of the hip-hop group Jurassic 5, […]

  • Nov 15 Gather ‘Round: Chieftains & Friends in NC (2005)

    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!  This week’s concert comes from a 2005 […]

  • WTJU Presents: I’ll Sing For You (A Film by Jacques Sarasin) Nov 16

    WTJU and the Bridge PAI present a screening of “I’ll Sing For You” a film by Jacques Sarasin about the life of musician Boubacar “KarKar” Traoré. In the sixties, the people of Mali awoke each morning to the sound of Boubacar “KarKar” Traoré’s voice on the radio, singing of independence. But KarKar, like his native […]

  • WTJU needs YOUR help to make a 10-week free concert series possible

    WTJU (with the Ix Art Park) has applied for a $25,000 grant to host a 10-week series of free outdoor concerts in 2015. And we need your help to make it happen! The grant is through an organization called Levitt Pavilions, and grants are judged in two phases: 1) a public voting phase, then 2) […]

  • Nov 8 Gather ‘Round: Jim Hurst & Missy Raines at The Prism (1998)

    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!  This week’s concert comes from a 1998 […]

  • WTJU has adapted “War of the Worlds” for modern-day Charlottesville. You’re welcome.

    This year, enjoy a special Halloween treat courtesy of WTJU: an adaptation of the original 1938 CBS radio broadcast of “The War of the Worlds,” by Orson Welles and the Mercury Theater. The original CBS production was realistic, using a news-bulletin format that was reported to have frightened listeners who believed it was a real […]