• CANCELED: WTJU Touch & Tour on Saturday, August 14

    THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELED DUE TO THE SPREAD OF THE COVID-19 DELTA VARIANT Cool down in our community radio studios with WTJU Touch & Tour, a FREE family event on Saturday, August 14, 2021, 10 a.m. – 12 p.m. REGISTER HERE to ensure your spot and a WTJU goodie bag. Modeled after “truck touch,” WTJU’s […]

  • Ty Cooper delves into Indie Short Film Series during Sneak Previews, Feb 16

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    Ty Cooper will stop by WTJU Sunday afternoon, February 16, a little after 1 to chat about the upcoming Indie Short Film Series.  WTJU is pleased to sponsor the Indie Short Film Series, taking place Saturday, February 29, at Vinegar Hill Theatre in Charlottesville.  The Indie Short Film Series is a screening event featuring various shorts […]

  • Sign up for one of WTJU’s 2021 summer radio camps!

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    Want to get behind the mic and make some great radio? Then join WTJU this July for one of our summer 2021 radio camps! NOTE: WTJU’s 2021 summer camps will be offered in-person at our studios (2244 Ivy Road). In-person campers must wear masks and follow safety guidelines to prevent the spread of COVID-19. What: Students will learn […]

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

    On Saturday, November 16, friends, alums, and community gathered 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., we aired two hours of David Berman’s music on […]

  • 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 […]