Jenna Moynihan stops by WTJU, October 15

Scottish and experimental fiddler Jenna Moynihan will stop by WTJU this Friday afternoon to play guest deejay during Sunset Road. Jenna has brought her fiddling expertise to a number of great acts since graduating from the Berklee College of Music, including Darol Anger and the Furies, Laura Cortese and the Dance Cards, The Milk Carton Kids, her long standing duo with harpist Mairi Chaimbeul, and more recently, The Seamus Egan Project. Expect to hear tracks by some of her favorite formative influences as well as cuts from some of the recording projects she has been involved in personally.
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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.
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WTJU 91.1 FM to unveil new mural at its Ivy Road studios

News, press releases, letters to the editor: WTJU 91.1 FM has long been known for its colorful on-air personalities and eclectic music. This fall, WTJU became even more colorful. Charlottesville-based artist Chicho Lorenzo has completed a mural on the east-facing wall of WTJU’s studio building at 2244 Ivy Road....

Jason Burke Band at Offbeat Roadhouse, October 15

The Jason Burke Band will pull into Offbeat Roadhouse Friday night, October 15, for a concert which will also be broadcast on WTJU. This is a free event, open to all. Masks are required for all attendees. You can also listen to Offbeat Roadhouse 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 studio audience.

WTJU wins four awards!

WTJU has won four programming awards this year from the Virginia Association of Broadcasters, including two 1st place trophies. In non-commercial radio, we were winners for these program entries:. Best Community Event (1st place). Unsilent Night. Last December, WTJU organized an outdoor, walking, holiday-season soundscape through the streets of Charlottesville,...

WTJU Jazz Profile: Brian Keena

For more than a decade, Brian Keena has hosted The Jazz Messenger on Friday mornings. And for the last few years, he has been the primary scheduler of WTJU’s annual Jazz Marathon. And It always starts with a blank slate… seven days and nights of programming to fill up. “I don’t do it alone,” says Brian. “People respond really positively and offer up incredible show ideas… That’s the takeaway: a group effort for the greater good.”

Stephen Pollock visits the Juddermeister, September 30

Stephen Pollock (Cherry Red) will stop by WTJU Thursday night, September 30, at 9 to talk about Cherry Red’s concert October 1. The band will be doing a tribute to longtime Rolling Stones drummer Charlie Watts, who sadly passed away in August.

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While our radio widget is currently offline, you can still listen to WTJU online:. And over the airwaves at 91.1FM in Central Virginia. Additionally, our archives are currently unavailable as well but we’re working to get them back online asap.

Rushad Eggleston takes over The Stage, September 26

Rushad Eggleston (Rushadicus) will stop by The Stage at WTJU for a last minute concert this Sunday, September 26, from 12-1 pm (edt). You can catch it at 91.1 FM, and streaming at You can also video stream it at WTJU’s Facebook page and YouTube channel. Using his cello...
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‘We Hope This Art Finds You Well’ offers a refreshing perspective on a horrible time

"We Hope This Art Finds You Well" is a small slice of hope in trying times. Everything about the COVID-19 pandemic is tiring — hearing about it, talking about it and living through it is exhausting. Why spend any time looking for anything of value to hang onto here and there when you’d rather just forget about it altogether? Presented by WTJU, "We Hope This Art Finds You Well" does the effort for you in a two-part exhibition — one part online and one part in-person — which forms a beautiful as well as educational experience showcasing the perseverance of local artists over the pandemic.

WTJU Jazz Profile: David Eisenman

For decades, David Eisenman has served as WTJU’s Jazz Director, coordinating the department “as loosely as humanly possible,” as he puts it. He insists on responsible broadcasting, but with passion for the music and the love to share it. “Big in my playbook is diversity in the genre,” says David. “I have always attempted to make the umbrella as wide as possible, and give DJs their freedom to pursue their particular cravings.”

WTJU Jazz Profile: Rebecca Foster

Rebecca Foster brings eclectic music tastes to WTJU. Heck, one of the shows she hosts is even called Eclectic Woman. She also shares an hour of gospel every other Sunday morning during In The Spirit. And in more than two decades at WTJU, she has covered on-air shifts in each of our departments.

WTJU Jazz Profile: Louise Largiader

For Louise Largiader, WTJU was something of a slippery slope. First, she was a longtime listener. Then she started donating to the Marathons. Then answering phones during them. She says she never thought she’d be on the radio, but she made the jump to on-air DJ a few years ago.

WTJU Jazz Profile: Barrington Wilson

Barrington Wilson is one of WTJU’s newest jazz hosts, becoming part of the station’s DJ lineup during the pandemic. Every other Tuesday night, he hosts Straight No Filter from 9 – 11 p.m. In anticipation of WTJU’s upcoming Jazz Marathon, we asked Barrington about his experience of WTJU. Why did...