• Musical Commons: a weekly, collaborative musical performance at WTJU

    WTJU literally amplifies the music and arts of Charlottesville and the University of Virginia. Now we’re doing so in a new way: a weekly live music performance series called Musical Commons, Tuesdays 8 – 10 p.m. at the Stage at WTJU (2244 Ivy Road). UPCOMING SHOWS: October 22: Side Hustle October 29: TBA November 5: Tina […]

  • Charlie Pastorfield & Danny Beirne stop by WTJU, July 11

    Charlie Pastorfield and Danny Beirne will stop by WTJU this Thursday afternoon, July 11, around 5:30 to chat about the Mama Tried and Bobby Smith Band concert the next night at IX Art Park.  Then they will both stop by again a little after 9 that night, and hopefully remember to call Bobby Smith up […]

  • Drew Gibson Band at Offbeat Roadhouse, July 12

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    The Drew Gibson Band will pull into Offbeat Roadhouse on Friday night, July 12, from 8-9 for a concert which will also be broadcast on WTJU.  Like romantic dust Drew Gibson’s music draws on influence from the American days of country-blues and songwriters of the recent past. Sure you could listen on the radio (91.1 FM) or on-line, and […]

  • The Professor gives Dave Bartholomew his due, July 2

    Professor Bebop will pay tribute to Dave Bartholomew this Tuesday morning, July 2, from to til noon.  “Dave Bartholomew, the producer, arranger, composer, trumpet player and bandleader who had a major hand in the shaping of New Orleans rhythm and blues and early rock ’n’ roll, died on June 23 in New Orleans.” (New York […]

  • Red Sammy at Offbeat Roadhouse, June 14

    Charm City americana act Red Sammy will pull into Offbeat Roadhouse on Friday night, June 14, from 8-9 for a concert which will also be broadcast on WTJU.  Sure you could listen on the radio (91.1 FM) or on-line, and even video stream it, but concerts always sound better with you as part of the […]

  • The Wrecking Crew Rock Marathon Show – Resources

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    Wednesday, April 10 I  present a special program for the WTJU Rock Marathon. For three hours, from 6-9 AM, I’ll feature music recorded by the collection of LA studio musicians known as the Clique — and much later as the Wrecking Crew. It will be a fun show and one that I hope will raise […]

  • Organizing the Wrecking Crew Rock Marathon Show

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    For the 2019 WTJU Rock Marathon, I’m hosting a three-hour program of Top-40 hits recorded by members of the Wrecking Crew. This collective of LA studio musicians (in various configurations) recorded thousands of tracks for hundreds of artists. By limiting the program to just their Top-40 work, I’ve narrowed the field somewhat. But I don’t want to just […]