• 2015 Rock Marathon Premiums

    DONATE NOW and pick one of these 2015 Rock Marathon thank-you gifts: Two Shirt Designs (base color for shirts is black): (1 for $75, 2 for $120) Men’s Sizes: M, L, XL, XXL Women’s Sizes: S, M, L 2015 “Good Times” Rock Marathon T-shirt 2015 “Great Songs” Rock Marathon T-shirt WTJU Tote Bag ($75) WTJU […]

  • You can still listen and donate to WTJU’s 2015 Rock Marathon

    WTJU’s Rock Marathon wrapped up on April 12th. Thanks to all who listened and donated! You can still listen to Rock Marathon shows on our Archives page. Shows will remain available for two weeks past the original air date. As you relive the glories of the Rock Marathon, know that you can also still donate […]

  • WTJU Sponsors Corsair “One Eyed Horse” Album Release Concert

    Two years after their first album, Corsair have returned with a new album, “One Eyed Horse,” set to release on February 24. The self-described early metal, heavy rock group will celebrate their new release with a concert on February 20th at the Main Street Annex in Charlottesville, Va. You can preview a track off the album and […]

  • WTJU Rock’s Best of 2014 Compilation

    WTJU Rock DJs’ Top Tens of 2014 Dear Listener, please find below the links to individual rock DJs’ fave raves of 2014 – the albums, EPs, singles, mixtapes, reissues, live sets, and “moments” that got us off. Thanks for listening, and even more, thanks for keeping us on our toes. Individual lists: Baconfat Jack Sheridan […]

  • “Nighthawks at the Diner” – Top Ten of 2014

    This top ten curated and written by Jack Sheridan 10. THEE OH SEES: DROP For whatever reason, it seems like this album went almost ignored by most of the people I know who usually love Thee Oh Sees. Perhaps it’s because it’s a significant change of tone from 2013’s spectacular Floating Coffin, or maybe because […]

  • Ye Olde 2014 Top Ten

    What a year for music…seems like the year that all the serious vets came out of the woodwork with great new albums that prove why they are still in the biz after all this time. Apologies to some of the up-and-comers also doing great work, but man-this was a packed year, musically. Let’s get into […]

  • Archived “Radio Freedonia” with Bob Nastanovich available till Dec 26

    Indie rock legend Bob Nastanovich stopped by WTJU’s long-running rock show “Radio Freedonia” on Friday December 12th. The charter member of Pavement and Silver Jews is UVa Class of 1989 and was, unsurprisingly, a WTJU DJ. When Bob got to the station he immediately began rifling through the vinyl in the library, spinning some fave […]

  • Review: tUnE-yArDs with James Tillman at The Jefferson Theater, 10-17-14

    Tickets provided to author courtesy of the Jefferson. When you walk into a tUnE-yArDs show, you expect a little abnormality. After all, the band prides itself in weaving bold statements with playfully polished indie-pop, and of course, sort of a vibrant, out-there aesthetic. The crowd is alive, fidgeting with anticipation, and the stage set, adorned […]