• 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 […]

  • 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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    This post is about 2017 concerts. For this year’s lineup, visit FreefallCville.com 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 […]

  • 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 […]