• 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 […]

  • The Wrecking Crew in the Rock Marathon!

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    What does it take to put together a Rock Marathon program? For me, about a year of research. Wednesday, April 10, 2019, I host a three-hour program featuring the Wrecking Crew. From 6-9am I’ll air music by this extraordinary group of players — and trying to raise some major cash for WTJU in the process! Who […]

  • Folk Marathon: Alligator at Belmont Arts Collaborative, Feb 9

    Alligator will put on the seventh LIVE concert as part of the 2019 Folk Marathon (Feb 4-10).  Come on out and be part of the studio audience for Central Virginia’s favorite Dead cover band as they help keep WTJU on the air.  Call in those pledges at 434-924-3959, or on-line at wtju.net/donate. This concert will […]

  • WTJU Rock 2018 Top Tens

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        The DJ’s have spoken! Featured below are our Rock DJ’s top 10 (albums or songs) of 2018. Occupying a handful of WTJU top 10 charts is Tierra Whack’s album “Whack World”. DJ Sister Pirate Jenny credits her album as, “the best 16 minutes of your year – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EOTebhPy04g“. You have to check it out.   Nick […]