• Celebrating the life of indie rock poet David Berman on Sat, Nov 16

    On Saturday, November 16, join friends, alums, and community at the Stage at WTJU to remember the life of David Berman. David was an indie-rock poet, leader of the band Silver Jews, and former WTJU DJ. He died on August 7. From 2 – 4 p.m., listen to on-air anecdotes on Radio Freedonia shared by […]

  • 8 reasons to attend WTJU’s Freefall concerts at IX Art Park

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    WTJU’s Freefall Music & Art Festival kicks off Saturday, August 31 at the IX Art Park! Here are eight great reasons to come out to Freefall concerts: 1. They’re the best free local events this fall. We put the “free” in Freefall. Every Saturday from August 31 through October 5 at the IX Art Park, 522 2nd Street SE. 2. To expand […]

  • Feb. 4-10: WTJU Folk Marathon explores its “Evolution”

    Folk music, like WTJU, has definitely evolved over the years. But in order to continue that evolution, including a move to our new studios next month, we need you. WTJU’s Folk Marathon hits the airwaves February 4-10 with an incredible lineup of special programs. We need your support to raise $60,000 to keep folk, roots, […]

  • WTJU 91.1 FM to move to new Ivy Road location in 2019

    The University of Virginia’s public radio station, WTJU 91.1 FM, will soon be moving to its biggest and best location in its six decades of broadcasting to the Charlottesville community. Once it moves into 2244 Ivy Road in mid-late March, “WTJU will have great visibility, terrific parking, state-of-the-art digital studios, and a dedicated live-performance stage,” […]

  • FM Down Temporarily, Listen Online Instead

    If a tree crashes on some power lines and there’s nobody around to hear it, does it bring a radio station down with it?  Not WTJU. Listen Online. Our FM broadcast is currently down as several trees fell and cut power/access to our radio tower.  There’s no ETA for when we’ll be back but we’ll update […]

  • WTJU 2018 Classical Marathon is a gift for our community, December 3 – 9

    Time and again, people like you describe what WTJU brings to your days: Tranquility… Sanity… Life-enhancing… Spirit lifting… Joy… Many words describe what WTJU’s classical music means to you. A single word describes what keeps WTJU on the air: YOU. From December 3rd through 9th, tune in for WTJU’s 2018 Classical Marathon. It’s a week […]

  • WTJU 91.1 FM celebrates Latinos in our community in October

    As part of Hispanic Heritage Month 2018, Charlottesville will celebrate Latinos in our community in October, with activities sponsored by WTJU 91.1 FM in partnership with Sin Barreras, a community-based nonprofit. “Unsettled” Audio Stories Project Starting Oct. 3, WTJU will air minute-long audio portraits throughout its program schedule, featuring the voices of dozens of Charlottesville […]

  • Nonprofit Radio Leaders Aim to Foster Thriving Communities

    The leaders of 17 non-profit community radio stations converged on Charlottesville Friday and Saturday (July 20-21, 2018) to brainstorm how they might survive, thrive and do even better at strengthening the communities they serve. The regional summit, hosted by WTJU 91.1 FM, the University of Virginia’s public radio station, attracted attendees from as far as […]

  • Feb. 5-11: WTJU Folk Marathon airs a different kind of “string theory”

    When it comes to folk music on WTJU, there’s the guitar, banjo, and mandolin. Sometimes even clarinet, bagpipes, or accordion, when we get a little wild. But we need one more instrument to complete WTJU’s 2018 Folk Marathon tune: YOU. WTJU’s Folk Marathon hits the airwaves February 5-11 with an incredible lineup of special programs. We […]