• Matthew O’Donnell’s Blue Ridge Bards at Offbeat Roadhouse, January 7

    Matthew O’Donnell’s Blue Ridge Bards will pull into Offbeat Roadhouse Friday night, January 7, for a concert which will also be broadcast on WTJU. This is a free event, open to all. Masks are required for all attendees.  You can also listen to Offbeat Roadhouse on the radio (91.1 FM) or on-line, and even video stream it at WTJU’s […]

  • WTJU Rock Department Best of 2021 – Poubelle

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    Poubelle – Radio Freedonia “Nights in Havana” (feat. Alex Blake), Blue Lab Beats “TTWL” (feat. Uno Hype & Jerome Thomas), Bluestaeb “Gum’s Groove (Play It Cool)” w/ Harrison & coldwaterchris, Dirty Bird “The Way That I Do,” Durand Jones & The Indications “Yards/Gardens,” Kate Bollinger “WHIP MUSIC (INTRO),” K, Le Maestro “Without You,” Kumail “Unoriginal,” […]

  • Something New hosts convene for their Best of 2021, December 29

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    Emily Gary, Michael Pillow, and Steve Harris, known collectively as the Something New Triumvirate, gathered at an undisclosed location earlier this month to compile their Best of 2021 list.  They will share their final results this Wednesday afternoon, December 29, from 4-7pm (est) at 91.1 FM, and online at wtju.net.

  • WTJU Best of 2021 – Steve Harris

    Steve Harris alternates on Something New (Wednesdays 4-7pm) and Atlantic Weekly I (Saturdays 8-10). Song/Artist(s)/Album/Label I Belong To The Band/Anya Hinkle/Eden and Her Borderlands/Organic Records Will You Vivian Leva/Vivian Leva & Riley Calcagno/Free Dirt Records Taxland (feat. Sierra Hull)/Justin Moses Fall Like Rain/Mountain Fever Records Tin Man/Jack Ingram/The Marfa Tapes/Vanner Records-RCA Records Label Nashville Do […]

  • WTJU Best of 2021 – Emily Gary

    Emily Gary alternates on Something New Wednesday afternoons from 4-7 (eastern). Artist(s)/Album/Label Anya Hinkle/Eden & Her Borderlands/Organic Records Vivian Leva, Riley Calcagno/Vivian Leva and Riley Calcagno/Vivian Leva and Riley Calcagno Justin Moses/Fall Like Rain/Mountain Fever Jack Ingram, Miranda Lambert, Jon Randall/Am I Right or Amarillo/Vanner Ani DiFranco/Revolutionary Love/Righteous Babe Mike Barnett/+1/Compass Will Overman/The Winemaker’s Daughter/Will […]

  • Lonesome George catches up with Miss Tess at The Stage, December 30

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    Miss Tess, a longtime favorite artist on The Cosmic American Jamboree, stopped by The Stage with her trio at the start of December for a live session ahead of their concert at The Front Porch.  Lonesome George will air that visit on the penultimate day of 2021. The Cosmic American Jamboree airs Thursday afternoon from […]

  • WTJU Best of 2021 – Peter Jones

    Peter Jones hosts Folk & Beyond Thursday afternoon from 4-7. These are in no particular order.  Please note I chose to not focus on music from the local area, but only from artists outside of Virginia. Artist(s)/Album/Label John Mailander’s Forecast/Look Closer/John Mailander Kaitlyn Raitz/Me, Myself, Myself, and I/Tone Tree Frank Evans & Ben Plotnick/Madison Archives/OTC […]

  • WTJU Best of 2021 – Rebecca

    Rebecca alternates on the Eclectic Woman Show Tuesday afternoons from 12-2 (eastern). Artist(s)/Album/Label Amythyst Kiah/“Wary+Strange”/ Rounder Records Waxahatchee /“St Cloud”/Merge Records Resistance Revival Chorus /“This Joy”/Righteous Babe Sue Foley /“Pinky’s Blues”/Stony Plain Angelique Kidjo/ “Mother Nature”/Decca Records France Sunny War/ “Simple Syrup”/Sunny War Mairi Campbell/“Storm”/ CampbellGray Charm Of Finches/ “Wonderful Oblivion” /Anifragility Music Courtney Barnett/ “Things Take Time, […]

  • WTJU Best of 2021 – John Bates

    John Bates co-hosts World Turning, heard each Friday afternoon from 12-2 (eastern). Artist(s)/Album/Label Moira Smiley/In Our Voices/Moira Smiley Music Afrika Mamas/Ilanga(The Sun)/ARC David Walters/Nocturne/Six Degrees Fely Tchaco/Yita (Deep Water)/Fely Productions Sakili/Creole Sounds from the Indian Ocean/ARC Omar Sosa/And East African Journey/OTA Star Feminine Band/S/T/Born Bad Records Bill Frisell & Skuli Sverrissen/Strata/Newvelle Ruben Blades/SALSWING!/Ruben Blades Productions […]