Come Home to WTJU: Alumni Weekend, May 31 – June 1, 2019


Put a record on the turntable. Cue it, then spin it backward a half-turn. Hit the segue just right. Open up the mic. Speak. Send your voice into the air. Connect with your friends. Connect with people who share your passion for excellent music.

There’s magic in making radio.

For 62 years, WTJU has making radio magic from UVA. Generations of hosts have built this station, nurtured it, contributed their knowledge and skills and hearts to it.

People like you.

No matter when in the last six decades you were part of WTJU, come back home to your radio roots on the weekend of May 31 – June 1, 2019.

Join WTJU for a celebration of our brand new studios at 2244 Ivy Road in Charlottesville.

Share your stories and reconnect with old friends! We’ll have a full plate of festivities over the course of the weekend, including:

  • Fri, May 31, 3 – 6 p.m.: Open House & New Studio Tours
  • Fri, May 31, 8-9 pm: Red & The Romantics at Offbeat Roadhouse
  • Sat, June 1, 3 – 6 p.m.: Open House & New Studio Tours
  • Sat, June 1, 6 – 8 p.m.: Banquet at Vivace (next door to WTJU)
  • Sat, June 1, 8 – 11 p.m.: After-Party at WTJU
  • All Weekend: Alum-hosted radio shows (with tech help from current hosts, if needed)

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