• Charlottesville Singer Kate Bollinger Interviewed on Radio Freedonia

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      Recently on Radio Freedonia (Saturdays, 2 – 4 p.m.), Poubelle and Charlottesville musician, Kate Bollinger, discussed her musical roots, influences, and collaborations. Catch the interview here. Born in Charlottesville, Virginia, to a musical family, Kate Bollinger is on the rise. Her Debut EP, I Don’t Wanna Lose, came out in 2019, followed by sophomore EP, A Word Becomes a […]

  • This Saturday: UVA prof talks hip-hop and canonization on Radio Freedonia

    The 9-CD Smithsonian Anthology of Hip-Hop and Rap has just been released, and it brings the usual thorny issues that arise around canonization, especially when an august institution canonizes a rebellious cultural phenomenon. How do we define the parameters of the art form? What criteria do we consider for inclusion? Who gets to decide? Join […]

  • Elisa Ambrogio & Nathan Bowles on Radio Freedonia this Friday Jan 9

    Elisa Ambrogio & Nathan Bowles Radio Freedonia Friday, January 9, 2015 2pm (ET) Elisa Ambrogio & Nathan Bowles will be joining Radio Freedonia this Friday from 2-4pm before their show at the Twisted Branch Tea Bazaar as separate acts, opening for Chris Forsyth and the Solar Motel Band. Elisa Ambrogio Limbo as the space between […]

  • Archived “Radio Freedonia” with Bob Nastanovich available till Dec 26

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    Indie rock legend Bob Nastanovich stopped by WTJU’s long-running rock show “Radio Freedonia” on Friday December 12th. The charter member of Pavement and Silver Jews is UVa Class of 1989 and was, unsurprisingly, a WTJU DJ. When Bob got to the station he immediately began rifling through the vinyl in the library, spinning some fave […]

  • WTJU Rock Department Best of 2021 – Poubelle

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    Poubelle – Radio Freedonia “Nights in Havana” (feat. Alex Blake), Blue Lab Beats “TTWL” (feat. Uno Hype & Jerome Thomas), Bluestaeb “Gum’s Groove (Play It Cool)” w/ Harrison & coldwaterchris, Dirty Bird “The Way That I Do,” Durand Jones & The Indications “Yards/Gardens,” Kate Bollinger “WHIP MUSIC (INTRO),” K, Le Maestro “Without You,” Kumail “Unoriginal,” […]

  • WTJU Rock Department Best of 2021

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    Andrea – Icky Thump Annie De Blanco – Merging With The Night Ciclamino – Midnight Confession Don Harrison, Radio Wowsville Erin O – Ye Olde Tuesday Afternoon Rocke Show Poubelle, Radio Freedonia Stevik, Carry The Zero Tim Conlon – Volunteer DJ Zostress – Foggy Notion Rick Clark – Radio Wowsville

  • WTJU Mural Unveiling, Friday, Oct. 22, 5 – 6:30 p.m.

    In September WTJU became even more colorful. Local artist, Chicho Lorenzo, painted a magnificent mural on our East facing outer wall. Join WTJU, the Charlottesville Mural Project, and The Bridge PAI, Friday, Oct 22, 5 – 6:30 p.m. for a reception to celebrate community collaboration and this brand new beautiful mural. Visit the WTJU Studios (2244 […]

  • Host Profile: Dave Gibson

    Name: Dave Gibson Radio Name: Mr. Chilps Show: Rock Marathon: Gentle Prog (formerly hosted Hot and Cold Skulls, Friday, 2 – 4 p.m.) Day Job: Moving Image Archivist at Library of Congress How long have you been a host at WTJU? 7 glorious years Why did you become a WTJU host? Wanted to become involved with the WTJU community […]

  • Host Profile: Jordan Taylor

    Name: Jordan Taylor Radio Name: Sister Pirate Jenny (2017- current), Helvidius (2006-2016) Show: Radio Freedonia, Saturday, 2 – 4 p.m. Day Job: Teacher, St. Anne’s Belfield School – American Studies, Literature and Film Volunteer: The Bridge Progressive Arts (Board Member and sometime programmer since mid2000s) How long have you been a host at WTJU? I think […]