• 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 […]

  • Sign up for one of WTJU’s 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 2018 radio camps! What: Students will learn the basics of audio production, conduct radio interviews, visit music venues and studios in town, produce a short audio piece, and host a live radio show on […]

  • WTJU Classical Marathon airs the richness of the classical repertoire, December 4 – 10

    Ever wished you could enjoy WTJU’s exceptional classical programming all day long? From December 4th through 10th, you can. Tune in for WTJU’s 2017 Classical Marathon, a week of round-the-clock classical music, specially programmed for your listening pleasure. The Classical Marathon doubles as a pledge drive for WTJU as we raise $40,000 from our listeners. […]

  • Come to WTJU’s FREEFALL concerts every Saturday in Sept & Oct at IX Art Park

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    What does the perfect Charlottesville Saturday afternoon look like to you? Freefall Music & Art Festival Every Saturday in September & October Presented by WTJU & IX Art Park FREE live music, good friends, art, sunshine, local brews, and food trucks. SCHEDULE & BANDS LOCATION ABOUT THE ORGANIZERS SPONSORS All shows 5:00-9:00pm unless otherwise noted. […]

  • Spotify Playlists 3/8/17-3/14/17

    Soulful Situation – 3/13/17 Hosted by Rum Cove From the Dixie-fried sounds of the Southern soul centers of Muscle Shoals, Memphis, New Orleans and Shreveport to the Uptown Rhythm and Blues shots from the Northern cities of Chicago, Detroit, New York and Philadelphia, Rum Cove puts you in a Situation that is Sooo Soulful! Soulful […]

  • WTJU celebrates 60 years of broadcasting!

    “WTJU is my sonic life raft.” — WTJU listener, January 2017 For 60 years, WTJU has been a sonic life raft for UVA, the Charlottesville community, and beyond. That longevity is a remarkable achievement itself. Back in 1957, WTJU signed on with volunteer curated music to enrich our community, and we have maintained a non-commercial […]