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Friday, March 31Back to Top
How Can You Be In Two Places At Once? The Best of Firesign Theatre
When: 
Friday, March 31 6:00AM
Hosted by: 
Tim Conlon
Category: 
Specialty

Before Mad TV...before Second City Television...even before Saturday Night Live, there was Firesign Theatre. It started in the 60s and continues to this day. Join your host Timothy as he rediscovers Ralph Spoilsport, Porgie Tirebiter, the Rev. Billy Barnstormer and the enigmatic Nick Danger. You will never be the same.
World Music Smorgasbord
When: 
Friday, March 31 9:00AM
Hosted by: 
Terry Carpenter
Category: 
World

South African Jive, Bulgarian Choirs, Gypsy Brass Bands, Forro playing Taxi Drivers, African percussion with old time music, and Hawaiian Guitars, travel the world music scene as seen (heard) by your host Terry Carpenter. A smorgasbord of musical choices
Madame Bovary: Japanese Noise Bands
When: 
Friday, March 31 Noon
Hosted by: 
Nate & Caleb
Category: 
Rock

Not feeling enough culture in you normal Friday afternoons? Join the Beard Hour as they bring you the best in Japanese weird music. From the Boredoms to Boris, Acid Mothers Temple to Ghost, DJ Pica Pica Pica to Sigh, Ruins, and OOIOO, the Beard Hour will bring you the best in modern Japanese psychedelic music. Loosely modeled on Flaubert's Madame Bovary, the Beard Hour will demonstrate the best of modern Japanese avant-garde and heavy music.
Americana Kennel Club
When: 
Friday, March 31 2:00PM
Hosted by: 
Matt & the Monster of Happiness
Category: 
Folk

From the beginning of time troubadours have paid tribute to man's best friend. The canine is a traditional feature in Americana music, where singers and songwriters have forever been going to the dogs. There's Big Mama's Hound Dog, Ray Wylie's Black Dog, Stagolee's Bulldog and of course, everyone wants to play with Marcia Ball's Poodle. Join Matt and the Monster of Happiness on Friday March 31st at 2:00 pm for the Americana Kennel Club, two hours of doggone good music during the Spring fundraiser on WTJU- 91.1 FM, Charlottesville.
BBC Newshour
When: 
Friday, March 31 4:00PM
Hosted by: 
Live Feed
Category: 
News/Public Affairs

Putting the world's politics and economics into perspective with analysis of current affairs worldwide...
Virginia News
When: 
Friday, March 31 4:55PM
Hosted by: 
Katie Weiss & the News Staff
Category: 
News/Public Affairs

Tune in every weekday as news director Katie Weiss and the WTJU news staff bring you the latest from Charlottesville and around the region. You'll get original reporting on the issues that matter to the community.
Merlefest 2006
When: 
Friday, March 31 5:03PM
Hosted by: 
Pete Marshall with an appearance by Darrell Scott
Category: 
Folk

Tune in and listen to some of the acts appearing at Merlefest this year, with a special live on-air visit with mega-songwriter/multi-instrumentalist Darrell Scott!
My Ears Are Wrong: The Crooked Sounds of Outsider Musicians
When: 
Friday, March 31 8:00PM
Hosted by: 
Amanda
Category: 
Rock

These are the sounds trickling up from basements, isolated sheds and street-corners; they are the products of demented minds, regular walks on the moon, social and musical isolation, and sometimes, just an overwhelming love of music combined with a dearth of talent. What may be lacking in traditional musicianship is more than made up for in sincerity and (unshared) vision. Join me for some of the most mind-warpingly strange music out there, exclusively on WTJU, the ONLY radio station in central Virginia.
Jean Shepherd, Master of the Radio Monologue
When: 
Friday, March 31 11:00PM
Hosted by: 
Mark Haskins
Category: 
Specialty

From the late 1950's through the 60's and 70's beat generation humorist and author Jean Shepherd's late night AM broadcasts from WOR, New York, delighted radio listeners. Shepherd's nightly monologue included stories of his Indiana childhood, army years and commentary on modern society, often punctuated by offbeat tunes performed on his jew's harp and kazoo. School-boys, factory workers and executives alike arrived at school, work or office bleary eyed but content at having heard the latest from "Shepherd" the night before. Drawing from a new archive collected from listener recordings, tune in to hear the Master of the Radio Monologue Jean Shepherd, with host Mark Haskins.
Saturday, April 01Back to Top
WEEN: Live, Rare, and Unreleased
When: 
Saturday, April 01 1:00AM
Hosted by: 
DJ Kurtz
Category: 
Rock

When you've had your fun and your work is done, join DJ Kurtz for a two-hour Ween contusion - live stuff, rare stuff, unreleased stuff. The Poopship is scheduled to dock at 1am on April Fools' Day, so brothers and sisters in Boognish, bum-rush the beachhead. Ween-curious? Now's your chance to get down with brown.
The Good Side to that Bad Word... *cough*EMO*cough*
When: 
Saturday, April 01 3:00AM
Hosted by: 
Bridge & Nate
Category: 
Rock

You know all those popular bands that made it big off of backpacks and love letters never sent (ie, Get up Kids, Sunny Day Real Estate, et al.)... however, you may have never heard of all those great, early (and later) "emo" bands that were still just being referenced as a form of "emotional" hardcore. You may also not know that Pennsylvania, of all places, was a hot bed of activity, or you may never have known that the entire "scene" could be played off of 2 degrees of Mike Kirsch and/or Tony Joy. Nate and Bridge will take you through their guilty stacks of records stored under their beds so that when people stop in, no one sees how "in touch" with themselves they really may be. Bands you may or may not hear during this period will be Policy of 3, Closure, Portraits of Past, Rites of Spring, Spirit Assembly, Dagnasty, Moss Icon, Yaphet Kotto, Torches to Rome, Saetia, Assfactor 4, Encyclopedia of American Traitors, et al.
Homestead, All Too Homestead...
When: 
Saturday, April 01 5:00AM
Hosted by: 
Bridge
Category: 
Rock

Homestead Records was a short lived, but notoriously amazing label that showcased many fine bands that have definitely gone on to be famous in their own rites: Happy Flowers, Sonic Youth, Bastro, My Dad is Dead, Volcano Suns, Dinosaur (Before they were Jr), Naked Raygun, Big Black, Live Skull, Cakekitchen, Daniel Johnston, etcetera etcetera.
Oslo in the Summertime
When: 
Saturday, April 01 6:00AM
Hosted by: 
John Carner
Category: 
Rock

From the sugary strains of Swedish pop, the sweeping, ethereal melodies of Iceland and the avant-garde stylings of Norway to some Danish garage-punk and a group of Finnish cellists playing death metal, these five countries have provided us with endless entertainment, two hours of which you can hear here.
Jazzy Folk
When: 
Saturday, April 01 8:00AM
Hosted by: 
Steve Kindig & Sandy Goodson
Category: 
Folk

What kind of jazz do folk DJs listen to? Listen to "Atlantic Weekly Jazz" and find out. Expect to hear sounds ranging from Django's gypsy guitar, to the moody '70s folk/jazz of John Martyn, to the flute jazz of Matt Eakle. Naturally there'll be some good ol' Dawg music, too. Hosted by Sandy Goodson and Steve Kindig.
WTJU Folk Dance Calendar
When: 
Saturday, April 01 10:00AM
Hosted by: 
Brad Sayler
Category: 
News/Public Affairs

A listing of traditional dance activities in the WTJU listening area... New England contra dancing, square dancing, English, Scotch, Irish, and International folk dancing are a few of the many different forms of folk dance available in and around Charlottesville. Also airs Thursdays at 2:55pm
(Michelle) Shocked!
When: 
Saturday, April 01 10:03AM
Hosted by: 
Emmett Boaz
Category: 
Folk

A short tour of the slightly warped world of Michelle Shocked.
Rock On, Pop!
When: 
Saturday, April 01 Noon
Hosted by: 
Tom O'Halloran and his Pa
Category: 
Rock

Timecube radio host Tom O and his Dad go on a journey to discover harmony between the music of their angsty teenage years. Did Dad's taste for Buddy Holly and the Crickets, Chuck Berry, and Eddie Cochran spawn Tom's love of Weezer and Built to Spill? Did J Mascis listen to Chuck Berry? We'll all find out together!
Don't Mess with Texas
When: 
Saturday, April 01 2:00PM
Hosted by: 
Brandy Savarese
Category: 
Folk

It's true: somewhere in Texas a village has lost its idiot. But the lonestar state has also blessed the US with countless rock geniuses. Join Brandy as she publicly confesses her love for all that is Texas rock: 13th Floor Elevators and Roky Erickson, Buddy Holly, Jandek, the Brothers Kadane, Polyphonic Spree, American Analog Set, and of course, Spoon.
Chuck Berry
When: 
Saturday, April 01 4:00PM
Hosted by: 
George Dayton
Category: 
Rock

His sound burst over the airwaves in the 1950's, instantly marking him as one of the leaders in the era's rock 'n roll revolution and making him an inspiration to future rock 'n rollers. The guitar licks jumped out at you while the backbeat made you want to dance, but his exceptional songwriting guaranteed that other musicians from various genres would record his songs for years to come. Tune in as {hosts} feature the music of Chuck Berry as he sang it and others interpreted it.
Folk Meets Rock Free-for-All
When: 
Saturday, April 01 6:00PM
Hosted by: 
Rebecca, Bill A., Professor Bebop, Chris, Henry & Nick
Category: 
Folk

Join us this Spring Marathon as a crack panel of WTJU deejays derange genre boundaries in the name of radio harmony. Folk DJs Bill Adams and Rebecca will rock out; Professor Bebop and late-night rockers Chris, Henry and Nick will folk up; cats and dogs will dance brazenly in the streets! It's the FolkMeetsRock Free-for-All on WTJU.
New Zealand: Music and Sounds
When: 
Saturday, April 01 9:00PM
Hosted by: 
Scott Matthews
Category: 
Rock

Despite its small population and geographic isolation, New Zealand has produced a vibrant, diverse, and globally influential underground music culture. The distinctive "kiwi pop" sound, though commerically underappreciated, influenced American independent rock stalwarts such as Barbara Manning and Pavement, while its improvisational and "noise" scene has been championed by people like Thurston Moore and Sonic Youth. Tune into the lilting pop of the Bats and the Chills, the pastoral ambience of guitarist Roy Montgomery and Dadamah, the nihilistic rock of the Dead C and Gate, the sound collage of Omit and Dean Roberts along with many others. You'll hear heavenly pop hits and "hell-spawned" noise, Flying Nun and Xpressway Records, music and sound from the North and South Island.
Songs About Doin' It
When: 
Saturday, April 01 11:00PM
Hosted by: 
Mike Parisi
Category: 
Rock

You know what we mean. Expect a veritable, maybe even a literal, orgy of metaphors for It, and all related Its, in glorious yet PG-13 technicolor. It ain't dirty, so we ain't got to use the dirty words--we'll supply the poetry, you supply the imagination, or dramatic reenactments (your call). Punk to funk, blues to booze, if this doesn't put you in the mood, put two fingers on your...wrist.
Sunday, April 02Back to Top
What's War Got to Do With It? (or ...1...2...3?what are we fighting for?)
When: 
Sunday, April 02 1:00AM
Hosted by: 
Aer Stephen
Category: 
Specialty

Perhaps, in many ways, a more confusing subject to understand than love..... (or is it really that confusing).... Musicians who pay attention have been compelled to express themselves. These Folks Rock. Join Aer Stephen as he lets the songs do the talking. pax vobiscum.
Kompakt Records
When: 
Sunday, April 02 3:00AM
Hosted by: 
Morgan, Matt & Jordan
Category: 
Rock

Stone in pond, dropping. frantic beats layered with smooth micro-blips, running. post robot rocking. In the waning days of the go-go 90s, one German record label stood up and synthesized the waning strands of intelligent dance music, the disciplinary beat of house, and the atmospherics of ambient music. Kompakt records continues to churn out music with a higher hit to miss ratio than any electronic music purveyor. From the tame excitement on show in the pop ambient series to the yearly summation of the worthwile in the Total series, Kompakt has it all; along with a stable of individual performers that should have Rumsfeld decrying "a microhouse gap" between Germany and the US. Join maite-penseur Matt, his grizzled sensei Morgan and their demi-idiot manservant Jordan as they take up the 8 years of Kompakt and spin it like so much cotton candy: light, tasty and utterly anutricious... but that doesn't mean we don't want our money chump! Words are scarce, Trance is inevitable, Umlauts come free.
Carter Family
When: 
Sunday, April 02 6:00AM
Hosted by: 
Terry Carpenter
Category: 
Folk

In 2005 the last of AP, Sara, and Maybelle Carter's children passed on. Starting in 1927, at the "Big Bang" of Commercial Country Music in Bristol, the Carter Family, their children and grandchildren have influenced the direction of country music for almost 80 years. So join me as I play the music of AP, Sara, Maybelle, Anita, Helen, June, Janette, Joe, and maybe even Carlene & Johnny Jr. as well as the many tributes albums to the First Family of Country.
Rock 'n Roll Reverends
When: 
Sunday, April 02 9:00AM
Hosted by: 
Gary Slater
Category: 
Blues

"Brothers and sisters! I want y'all to rejoice and throw up your hands, for a great (amen!) and glorious moment is at hand. Come and bear witness, brothers and sisters, come and testify, 'cause I'm talking (alright now) about the power of the cloth in music, talking (that's right) about the Rock and Roll Reverends!" We've got Al Green, Horton Heat, Jimmy Jefferson: the apostles of sound, the sound salvation (praise Jesus!). No style too is too rough, no music too loud, for come April 2, a mighty hosanna shall sing out through the airwaves of Albemarle, all right here on WTJU 91.1, the Sound Choice in central Virginia. "Hallelujah!"
A Little Help from My Friends (Beatles Covers)
When: 
Sunday, April 02 11:00AM
Hosted by: 
Blue O'Connell
Category: 
Folk

It has been said that no one could really cover a Beatle's song but over the years many artists have proved that is not true. Come give a listen to all of the many different takes on our favorite Fab Four's songs that changed the world with artists ranging from Alison Kraus, Tim O'Brien, Bela Fleck, Eva Cassidy, Bobby McFerrin, Lucy Kaplansky and more. Requests welcome with a pledge to your favorite radio station. with Blue O'Connell
Bonnie Raitt
When: 
Sunday, April 02 1:00PM
Hosted by: 
Monster of Happiness & Rebecca
Category: 
Blues

For over three decades Bonnie Raitt has been thrilling listeners with her soulful voice and stellar slide guitar. Join the Monster of Happiness and Rebecca as they spin old favorites, Bonnie's new album and her classic collaborations with the likes of John Prine, Jackson Brown, Emmylou Harris, Little Feat and more. It's all Raitt during the Raitt on Time Show.
Shadow Snippets Sampled
When: 
Sunday, April 02 3:00PM
Hosted by: 
Dominic DeVito
Category: 
Rock

Over the past decade, DJ Shadow has blown more than a few minds with his two stunning albums and bevy of intoxicating singles, all the music of which is entirely sample-based. Tune in to hear some of the wildly varying cuts for which he dug deep to create his masterpieces. From Meredith Monk to Jimmy Smith to Swedish psych-folker Pugh Rogefeldt, the Shadow knows where to find the killer breaks.
Leiber & Stoller
When: 
Sunday, April 02 5:00PM
Hosted by: 
Professor Bebop
Category: 
Blues

Who would have ever thought that two white kids on the West Coast could play a major role in defining rock & roll? Well, Charlie Brown, you can take your Hound Dog to Kansas City if you're Searchin' for the info, but the Professor can hip you like Google and the only search you'll need to do is to find 91.1 on your radio dial.
Texas vs. Louisiana Grudge Match Gutbucket Boogie Bowl Blowout
When: 
Sunday, April 02 7:00PM
Hosted by: 
William Cocke & Jay Josey with Morgan
Category: 
Folk

On the west side of the Red River, we have Ol' Waylon, the late, great Doug Sahm, the Gourds, 13th Floor Elevators and ZZ Top. To the east, we have Delbert, Gatemouth Brown (RIP), Dr. John, Irma Thomas and the swamp king, Tony Joe White. Join William and Jay for an epic battle of blues, R&B, country, soul, and roadhouse rawk from these artists and more of their Texas and Louisiana compatriots. Call in your vote, pledge some greenbacks and keep the vibe alive on 91.1 FM and we'll see who's left standing after the Texans and Cajuns go toe to toe trading riffs in this tub thumping Gutbucket Boogie Bowl Blowout.
Fried Chicken and Gasoline: Southern Culture on the Skids
When: 
Sunday, April 02 9:00PM
Hosted by: 
Morgan McLeod
Category: 
Folk

Southern Culture on the Skids has a new live album coming out just in time for the marathon. We'll take the Voodoo Cadillac to the House of Bamboo in Soul City. The opening act includes a few other like-minded intellectuals: Mojo Nixon, Rev. Billy, and the like. Carve that Possum but save room for Banana Puddin'. Wig Out!
Laugh Laugh: The Beau Brummels
When: 
Sunday, April 02 11:00PM
Hosted by: 
Don & Chuck A.
Category: 
Rock

The Beau Brummels were the first American group to answer the Beatles and the British Invasion with a new sound of their own. Pioneers of the San Francisco music scene, they were also among the first to experiment With country rock. Turn around with Chuck Adcock, Don Harrison and the Wowsville crew as they reintroduce to the airwaves one of the most underrated and eclectic groups of the '60s, Sal Valentino, Ron Elliot and the Beau Brummels. You'll laugh laugh, you'll cry just a little.
Monday, April 03Back to Top
"A Mad Recipe:" Things Adam Pierce
When: 
Monday, April 03 1:00AM
Hosted by: 
Jeff Carlin
Category: 
Rock

A dream epic celebrating the many talents of Adam Pierce, multi-instrumentalist extraordinaire. From the floaty multi-layered epics of Mice Parade to the crunchy pop goodness of the Swirlies, this drama piece will highlight Pierce's mad skills. May also include releases from his record label, Bubble Core. Join Jeff for these great tunes, all the while thinking about the anagram of YOUR name you'd use for your band (glad he didn't choose Acme Diaper...).
The Legendary Pink Dots
When: 
Monday, April 03 3:00AM
Hosted by: 
The Hep Imp
Category: 
Rock

Join the Hep Imp for three hours of the ethereality of the Legendary Pink Dots.
Dawn's Early Light
Music from Master & Commander
When: 
Monday, April 03 6:00AM
Hosted by: 
John Delehanty & Cleek Schrey
Category: 
Classical

When you think of violin-cello duos, who comes to mind? Stern-Rostropovich, Perlman-Ma, the Capucon brothers? Give me ship's captain Luck Jack Aubrey and ship's surgeon Dr. Stephen Maturin of Patrick O'Brian's historical novels, Master and Commander. Join us in the captain's cabin as we explore chamber music on the high seas during the WTJU Spring Fund Raiser on Dawn's Early Light.
Nick at Nine/In the Pocket
New Month New Music
When: 
Monday, April 03 9:00AM
Hosted by: 
Nick Page & Gordon Schaad
Category: 
Jazz

The Monday morning guys will bring you another edition of New Month New Music, and this time you call in your financial support for the music you enjoy.
Soulful Situation
Country Soul: The Cheating Years
When: 
Monday, April 03 Noon
Hosted by: 
Robin Tomlin
Category: 
Blues

In the deep South soul sounds of the late sixties and early seventies?the subject matter often turned to matters of infidelity and the fun that could be had?"slippin' away'". Join the Soulful Situation's host, Robin, as he takes you from the "Dark End of the Street" to the "No Tell Motel" and demands "Faithful Vows" to the station!
Black Circle Revolution
Head First: Great Album Openers
When: 
Monday, April 03 2:00PM
Hosted by: 
Jeff Carlin
Category: 
Rock

None of that "Intro" crap here- these are songs that dive head first into the album rather than inching into the chilly waters. Albums that grab your attention right away, rather than easing into things. We're talking "Teenage Riot" here, not "Preface" or "Preamble" or "Slow Build-up to the First Song". The Black Circle Revolutionaries share some of their favorite Track-1 attention-grabbers on this special marathon edition.
BBC Newshour
When: 
Monday, April 03 4:00PM
Hosted by: 
Live Feed
Category: 
News/Public Affairs

Putting the world's politics and economics into perspective with analysis of current affairs worldwide...
Virginia News
When: 
Monday, April 03 4:55PM
Hosted by: 
Katie Weiss & the News Staff
Category: 
News/Public Affairs

Tune in every weekday as news director Katie Weiss and the WTJU news staff bring you the latest from Charlottesville and around the region. You'll get original reporting on the issues that matter to the community.
The Early Music Show
Masters of the Italian Renaissance
When: 
Monday, April 03 5:03PM
Hosted by: 
Jennie Wyss-Jones, Colin Bird, Rob Nowicki
Category: 
Classical

The Early Music show explores the glory of the Italian Renaissance - especially the masters of the 16th century: Palestrina, Giovanni and Andrea Gabrieli, and Monteverdi. Revel in the rich textures and glorious polychoral harmonies of Venetian sacred music, the lively dances of Naples and Rome, the provocative madrigals of street festivals, and the instrumental consorts featuring viols, cornets, flutes and drums. Also featured will be non-Italian composers, such as Isaac, Lassus, Victoria and Willaert, who lived and worked in Italy and composed in the style of their adopted country.
The Five-Star Edition
Fresh Talent
When: 
Monday, April 03 7:00PM
Hosted by: 
The Contessa
Category: 
Classical

The audience may be shrinking, but there's no dearth of new talent in the classical music world. Find out 'Who's Who' when the Contessa brings some of these notable performers to your attention.
Anything Goes
Thelonious Monk: New Covers
When: 
Monday, April 03 9:00PM
Hosted by: 
Steve Huff & Sean G.
Category: 
Jazz

It's Monday and we're playing Monk for the marathon on "Anything Goes." Thelonious Monk's compositions have to be the most widely covered of any jazz musician, and each year sees more musicians dipping into the Monk library. Sean and Steve will feature some of the Monk covers that have recently come to their attention, as well as a few of the classic tunes, for this special edition of "Anything Goes."
Nocturnal Transmissions
What's That From Again?
When: 
Monday, April 03 11:00PM
Hosted by: 
Julia & Matt
Category: 
Rock

Some of your favorites tracks from your all time favorite movies: cult, indie, and just plain enjoyable. Call in and guess what film it's from, or wait til they're announced on air and compare your answers. Good movies, good tunes, good times.
Tuesday, April 04Back to Top
Red Tape
They've Got the Beat: Southeast Asia Rocks Out
When: 
Tuesday, April 04 1:00AM
Hosted by: 
Amanda
Category: 
Rock

Catchier than bird flu, the rock and pop of this region have an unavoidable groove. This is what happens when scores of unique cultures begin to assimilate Western rock into their own tradition, and the results are brilliant.
Corey Feldman Fanclub Sleep-Over
When: 
Tuesday, April 04 3:00AM
Hosted by: 
Mike Burlin
Category: 
Rock

Drink a gallon of coffee, break out the Tigerbeat magazines and step into a slim jim. That's right, for three hours it's everything Corey as we reflect on the illustrious career of the B-rate actor, read some fan-mail, and rock out to what should have been the soundtrack to The Goonies (it'll do more justice than Cyndi Lauper). Join DJ Facemelt for a three-hour, "Goonies never say die", dance rock extravaganza in the wee morning hours, only on WTJU's rock marathon.
La Belle Musique
Nature in Music
When: 
Tuesday, April 04 6:00AM
Hosted by: 
Elizabeth Benzinger & Catherine Wray
Category: 
Classical

The sky, birds, the sea, animals--classical composers took inspiration from the world around us. Join Liz Benzinger and Catherine Wray for a special edition of "La Belle Musique" showcasing beautiful music inspired by nature.
All That Jazz/Rhythm & Romance
The Gershwin Songbook
When: 
Tuesday, April 04 9:00AM
Hosted by: 
Charles Peale & Ann Porotti
Category: 
Jazz

We're highlighting the prolific brilliance of the Gershwin brothers, George and Ira. Listen to the best singers interpreting these great songs. Ella Fitzgerald and Frank Sinatra, Lee Wiley, Sarah Vaughan; three hours of musical bliss with Charles Peale and Ann Porotti on Tuesday morning.
Walk Right In
Which Willie? Willie Nelson
When: 
Tuesday, April 04 Noon
Hosted by: 
Rebecca
Category: 
Folk

We'll hear them all-Nashville songwriter, Outlaw, Red-headed Stranger, Stardust crooner, children's entertainer and gospel singer.
Can't Say I've Heard It
Guilty Pleasures
When: 
Tuesday, April 04 2:00PM
Hosted by: 
Mike Parisi & Tim Conlon
Category: 
Rock

Chocolate Fudge Ice Cream. Reality TV. Romantic comedies. Hall & Oates? Kelly Clarkson!? Puff Daddy & Mase!??!!! Can't Say I've Heard It goes low-brow, common-denominator, middle-of-the-road with all the songs you love but can't bring yourself to ask us to play. Learn to stop worrying and love the bombtracks that academics, critics, and your uncle with the goatee describe as "for the masses". Ain't too proud to slum? Check your pignose at the door and help us dump the "guilty" and rock the "pleasure".
BBC Newshour
When: 
Tuesday, April 04 4:00PM
Hosted by: 
Live Feed
Category: 
News/Public Affairs

Putting the world's politics and economics into perspective with analysis of current affairs worldwide...
Virginia News
When: 
Tuesday, April 04 4:55PM
Hosted by: 
Katie Weiss & the News Staff
Category: 
News/Public Affairs

Tune in every weekday as news director Katie Weiss and the WTJU news staff bring you the latest from Charlottesville and around the region. You'll get original reporting on the issues that matter to the community.
Eventide
Ebony & Ivory
When: 
Tuesday, April 04 5:03PM
Hosted by: 
Andrew Pratt
Category: 
Classical

An exploration of the yin and yang of the piano, where expressions of dark and light complement or conflict with each other. Includes Chopin, Rachmaninoff, Mendelssohn, Satie, and others.
A Time for Singing
Music Mr. Jefferson Might Have Heard
When: 
Tuesday, April 04 7:00PM
Hosted by: 
Ann Shaffer & Tim Snider
Category: 
Classical

Concert arias and opera excerpts from the time of Jefferson and before. Music of grace and beauty that takes its cue from Jefferson's own Monticello.
Loose Threads
Rashaan Roland Kirk
When: 
Tuesday, April 04 9:00PM
Hosted by: 
Tim Beeghly & Kevin Kellam
Category: 
Jazz

Widely known for his ability to play many reed instruments simultaneously, Rahsaan Roland Kirk combined mastery and versatility in a way still unparalleled in the field of jazz music. Traditional yet unconventional, sightless yet visionary, he was historian, entertainer, inventor, innovator, and activist.
Jedi Mitch's Twelve-Step Recovery Program
Guitars Gone Wild
When: 
Tuesday, April 04 11:00PM
Hosted by: 
Davis & Scott
Category: 
Rock

While the guitar has pretty much been ground zero for rock and roll since day one, its role has morphed and mutated quite a bit since Buddy and Bo launched the good ship guitar-god. We will follow this iconic instrument through some dark and dangerous territory, at times utterly devastating and insanely ethereal. Fripp, Bailey, Branca, and many more unheralded but totally "out" geniuses will get their chance to hold forth. From the avant and esoteric to the indescribable, see just how far the guitar has grown as modern medium.
Wednesday, April 05Back to Top
The Art of the Hip-Hop Collaboration
When: 
Wednesday, April 05 1:00AM
Hosted by: 
Colin Powell
Category: 
Rock

Drawing inspiration from the game popularly known as the Six Degrees of Kevin Bacon, Colin will escort you through the switchbacks and dead ends of the world of hip hop, making sequential connections between artists both expected and unexpected. Discover, among other things, how De La Soul is connected to Tupac Shakur, or the link between Slick Rick's smooth verbal stylings and the gritty, raw sound of the Wu Tang Clan.
Noize, Sound, and Transgression in the AM
When: 
Wednesday, April 05 3:00AM
Hosted by: 
Joe Mier
Category: 
Rock

Listen and enjoy many a caustic celebration of life and noize. Music featured will come from all different times and spaces, from Eno ambient to rockabilly Russian. With irreverent sound bytes and music in everyday life, this sound will envelop your very being.
Gamut
Just Plain Folks
When: 
Wednesday, April 05 6:00AM
Hosted by: 
Ralph Graves
Category: 
Classical

American folk music has proven a rich source of inspiration for many composers. The Radiostar presents some examples of folk music's influence on the concert hall. In addition to composers such as William Schumann, Charles Ives, Henry Cowell and Aaron Copland, you'll also hear music by William Billings, Supply Belcher (the "Handel of Maine") and other early American composers.
Left of Cool
Art of the Trio
When: 
Wednesday, April 05 9:00AM
Hosted by: 
Larry Minnick
Category: 
Jazz

Tune in for a Left of Cool look at one of the great traditions in jazz music. From the 50's to the present, we'll celebrate six decades of trio madness. This show is interactive. Call 924-3959 and make your requests and pledges to support community radio in central Virginia!!
Radio Tropicale
Music from the Warm Zone
When: 
Wednesday, April 05 Noon
Hosted by: 
Bruce Penner
Category: 
World

As Radio Tropicale approaches ten years on WTJU, we celebrate some of the great music that is world music, with a special emphasis on dance grooves. Get out of your seat for this one, and grab the phone to make a call of support while you're at it!
Pure Easy Listening
Gene Clark Tried So Hard
When: 
Wednesday, April 05 2:00PM
Hosted by: 
Dominic DeVito
Category: 
Rock

The unheralded genius that is Gene Clark (Byrds, Flying Burrito Brothers) will come to light during this folk-rock extravaganza. Two hours of Gene's brilliant work with his bands and solo output. Fans of Dylan, Crosby, and Parsons should know all of this already, but if you don't now's the time to buck up and hear what you've been missing.
BBC Newshour
When: 
Wednesday, April 05 4:00PM
Hosted by: 
Live Feed
Category: 
News/Public Affairs

Putting the world's politics and economics into perspective with analysis of current affairs worldwide...
Virginia News
When: 
Wednesday, April 05 4:55PM
Hosted by: 
Katie Weiss & the News Staff
Category: 
News/Public Affairs

Tune in every weekday as news director Katie Weiss and the WTJU news staff bring you the latest from Charlottesville and around the region. You'll get original reporting on the issues that matter to the community.
Portrait of the Artist
Late Piano Works of Brahms
When: 
Wednesday, April 05 5:03PM
Hosted by: 
Jay Kardan
Category: 
Classical

The best, performed by the best. Great pianists of the past and present interpret autumnal fruits of the Master's mastery.
Mitchell, With Music
Dvorak in America: Echoes, Then & Now
When: 
Wednesday, April 05 7:00PM
Hosted by: 
John Mitchell
Category: 
Classical

When Antonin Dvorak came to America in 1892, he urged American composers to follow their native musical heritage, especially the heritage of black Americans and Native Americans. Hear the music of some composers who followed this heritage, including Dvorak, Victor Herbert, George Wakefield Cadmon, Scott Joplin, Howard Hanson, John Adams, and David N. Baker.
Straight No Chaser
John Coltrane
When: 
Wednesday, April 05 9:00PM
Hosted by: 
Charlie Curtis & Bruce Koplin
Category: 
Jazz

John Coltrane - the composer, the performer, and the bandleader who is still beyond all qualification when it comes to moden jazz, to improvisational music of all labels, and to the re-spiritualization of the performer in this world we're living in. The eternal significance and universal influence of John Coltrane received yet more confirmation this past year with the first-time releases of two very significant sessions, one from Coltrane's time with Thelonious Monk, and one from 1965 with the 'classic quartet'. We will honor these new recordings and offer up a well-considered sampling of Coltrane's entire recording career as part of a special edition of 'Straight No Chaser" for the Spring 2006 WTJU Marathon.
Radio Freedonia
Rock Snobbery 101/102
When: 
Wednesday, April 05 11:00PM
Hosted by: 
DJs Helvidius & Poubelle
Category: 
Rock

Tired of looking at your shoes during cocktail parties when the conversation drifts to krautrock and the advent of the Moog? Spent too many evenings, white knuckled, hoping that no one will ask you about the superior horn section: Stax session players or Tower of Power? Is Captain Beefheart just a lewd phrase? or a special at that French Bistro? Is Skip Spence the guy who changed your oil this morning? Check the fear in the overhead bin, stop the rhetorical questioning, and register for the introductory survey to Rock Snobbery with Professor Poubelle and his TA wunderkid DJ Helvidius. Rock Snobbery 101/102 will be a quasi-comprehensive look at the underbelly of the rock canon and we will take several pit-stops to take longer looks at important, yet snobby, genres. This course is for three credit hours, no writing requirements although auditors will be encouraged to empty their pockets and smoosh their nose upwards...
Thursday, April 06Back to Top
The Hep Imp Show
Diamanda Galas
When: 
Thursday, April 06 1:00AM
Hosted by: 
Chris McRae
Category: 
Rock
Ralph Records
When: 
Thursday, April 06 3:00AM
Hosted by: 
Chris McRae
Category: 
Rock

Back in the late '70's and early '80's, there was some mighty strange and definately original music coming out on the mysterious Ralph Records label. Join us for three hours of 20th-century madness from the likes of Renaldo & the Loaf, Yello, Snakefinger, Tuxedomoon, Chrome, MX-80 Sound, and of course, The Residents. Music WAY ahead of its's time. Whatever and whenever that time is must still be determined!
Matinal
Matinal & Modernism
When: 
Thursday, April 06 6:00AM
Hosted by: 
Bradley Daigle
Category: 
Classical

Explore the depth and richness of music spawned by composers influenced by modernism. By 1933, there were several distinct schools claiming among their ranks Schoenberg, Stravinsky, Webern, Hindemith, and Bart
Jazz Miscellany
Guitar/ Sax Duets & Scott Hamilton
When: 
Thursday, April 06 9:00AM
Hosted by: 
George Turner & Tom Klippstein
Category: 
Jazz

As part of a special spring fundraising edition of Jazz Miscellany, local guitarist & dj George Turner will focus on collaborations by great saxophonists and guitarists of the past and present, including John Coltrane and Kenny Burrell, Sonny Rollins and Jim Hall, Mark Turner and Kurt Rosenwinkel, and many more. In addition, Tom Kippstein will feature the contemporary tenor saxman Scott Hamilton in his swing tradition, with help from Zoot Sims, Ben Webster and others.
Cosmic American Jamboree
Hank Williams
When: 
Thursday, April 06 Noon
Hosted by: 
George & Pinetops
Category: 
Folk

His life and his time on country music's stage were all too short but his influence on popular music was immense. His songs are still sung today and more songs have been written about him than almost any other musician. Join us as we feature songs by and about Hank Williams.
WTJU Folk Dance Calendar
When: 
Thursday, April 06 1:57PM
Hosted by: 
Brad Sayler
Category: 
News/Public Affairs

A listing of traditional dance activities in the WTJU listening area... New England contra dancing, square dancing, English, Scotch, Irish, and International folk dancing are a few of the many different forms of folk dance available in and around Charlottesville. Also airs Thursdays at 2:55pm
Nervous, Man, Nervous
Bo Diddley Beat
When: 
Thursday, April 06 2:00PM
Hosted by: 
Alex Schaffer
Category: 
Rock

Two hours of music from Bo Diddley and other artists employing the "shave-and-a-haircut" beat that he popularized. Tune in and see why Bo is one of the most influential singers and guitarists in the history of rock and roll.
BBC Newshour
When: 
Thursday, April 06 4:00PM
Hosted by: 
Live Feed
Category: 
News/Public Affairs

Putting the world's politics and economics into perspective with analysis of current affairs worldwide...
Virginia News
When: 
Thursday, April 06 4:55PM
Hosted by: 
Katie Weiss & the News Staff
Category: 
News/Public Affairs

Tune in every weekday as news director Katie Weiss and the WTJU news staff bring you the latest from Charlottesville and around the region. You'll get original reporting on the issues that matter to the community.
Folk & Beyond
Love Songs from the Outskirts of Bliss
When: 
Thursday, April 06 5:03PM
Hosted by: 
Aer Stephen
Category: 
Folk

To be in Love, to find Love, to stay in Love, to be looking for Love..... there is always another song in the making. The joy, the sorrow, the elation, the devastation........ Love is not an easy thing to wrap around. These songs will reach for Love..... from the outskirts.... the outskirts of bliss.
Eclectic Woman
Honky Tonk Women
When: 
Thursday, April 06 7:00PM
Hosted by: 
Sara Bryant
Category: 
Specialty

Your dream set on the dive bar jukebox, heavy on the vice and misfortune. Listen in for the likes of Neko Case, Freakwater, The Meat Purveyors, Edith Frost, Trailer Bride, Patsy Cline, and more.
Induced to Judder
Heroes of the Hammond B-3 Organ
When: 
Thursday, April 06 9:00PM
Hosted by: 
Marilyn Wright, Janet King & David Eisenman
Category: 
Jazz

A celebration of the king of the instruments featuring Jimmy Smith, Big John Patton, Larry Goldings, Larry Young, along with New Orleans artists such as Art Neville, Ivan Neville, and Papa John Gros. We may even sneak in a little James Brown, Billy Preston and Buckwheat Zydeco for good measure. So be sure to join the Induced to Judder Krewe and call us with your financial support to keep this wonderful music on the airways.
Robot Sanctuary/The Beard Hour
Krautrock vs. the Robots
When: 
Thursday, April 06 11:00PM
Hosted by: 
Morgan, Matt, Caleb, Nate & Jordan
Category: 
Rock

Satisfying your needs for cosmic jams and pulsating grooves, Robot Sanctuary and the Beard Hour bring you KRAUT!(ROCK + ROBOTS). For the first time in the history of Thursday night, the Robots and the Beards team up to bring you SIX HOURS of the greatest from Germany. Can, Neu!, Amon Duul II, Cluster, Ash Ra Tempel, Kraftwerk, Popol Vuh, and Harmonia will be among those featured. Imagine a blitzkrieg of robots on the moon attacking a dude on the horizon playing a sitar in slooooow mooootion. Tune in Thursday night for mayhem - and lots and lots of umlauts.
Friday, April 07Back to Top
Meet Thy Doom, Pantywaists!
When: 
Friday, April 07 3:00AM
Hosted by: 
Bridge
Category: 
Rock

Doom, sobriquet to many a myriad of nomenclatures - stoner, sludge, and gloom metals, stoner rock, etc. No matter its name, one thing that it is - is Heavy and Crawling. Mildly psychedelic, but bad vibes all around push the riffs at a snails pace, and always at least "a couple" amps for support. Put some headphones on and.. well, you know what to do. We'll start at the beginning (Black Sabbath) and end up somewhere near the present (Neurosis).
Classical Comfort
Music of Salzburg
When: 
Friday, April 07 6:00AM
Hosted by: 
Ilona
Category: 
Classical

Salzburg, the hometown of Mozart, had rich classical music life for centuries. This special edition of Classical Comfort will feature composers from Salzburg, such as Franz Biber, Michael Haydn and Leopold Mozart.
Jazz Songline
Double Bill: Bill Evans & Bill Charlap
When: 
Friday, April 07 9:00AM
Hosted by: 
Grady Lewis
Category: 
Jazz

Double Bill - piano jazz from Bill Evans and Bill Charlap. This show will feature the work of Bill Evans, a towering giant in the history of jazz piano, and Bill Charlap, a relative newcomer who leads one of today's most acclaimed trios. Recordings selected will allow comparisons of both Bills as leaders and as sidemen in a variety of formats: solo, duet, trio, quartet and big band. Along the way we will hear from Miles Davis, Jim Hall, Art Farmer, Cannonball Adderly, Phil Woods, and a host of other instrumental stars and from singers as well.
Tokyo Eki
Anime Hall of Fame
When: 
Friday, April 07 Noon
Hosted by: 
Tokyo Eki Superheroes
Category: 
Rock

Join Tokyo Eki in honoring the greats of anime music. We'll spend these hours celebrating the composers and performers who have made their mark on multiple series.
Reggae Vibrations
JAMAICAN GENIUS III- Coxsone Dodd & Studio One
When: 
Friday, April 07 2:00PM
Hosted by: 
Atom & Goldfinger
Category: 
World

After getting his start in the dancehalls and yards with his Downbeat the Ruler sound system, Coxsone Dodd (R.I.P.) moved into 13 Brentford Road, where he would create the most prolific of all Jamaican studios, the legendary Studio One. Hiring the best studio musicians (none other than the scorching Skatalites), he aided and abetted the creation and perfection of new forms of music, including ska, rocksteady, and reggae. Basslines and rhythms C.S. Dodd produced are still being recycled in modern dancehall. We'll run it with a full selection era to era.
BBC Newshour
When: 
Friday, April 07 4:00PM
Hosted by: 
Live Feed
Category: 
News/Public Affairs

Putting the world's politics and economics into perspective with analysis of current affairs worldwide...
Virginia News
When: 
Friday, April 07 4:55PM
Hosted by: 
Katie Weiss & the News Staff
Category: 
News/Public Affairs

Tune in every weekday as news director Katie Weiss and the WTJU news staff bring you the latest from Charlottesville and around the region. You'll get original reporting on the issues that matter to the community.
Sunset Road
Bob Wills
When: 
Friday, April 07 5:03PM
Hosted by: 
Terry Carpenter
Category: 
Folk

Folks, here is the music that turned the world on its ear, the beyond-influential, beyond-seminal recordings of Bob Wills, the man that nurtured Western Swing from it's birth until his death in 1975. You'll hear this music like you've never heard it before, we'll cover his work for the Columbia, Decca, Liberty, Longhorn and Kapp labels, plus unreleased songs of his final recording session and from the 1971 reunion session that Merle Haggard orchestrated. So tune in for such American music classics as "San Antonio Rose"; "Steel Guitar Rag"; "Take Me Back to Tulsa"; "Roly Poly"; "Trouble in Mind"; "Bubbles in My Beer"; "Ida Red Likes the Boogie"; "My Shoes Keep Walking Back to You" ....indispensable American music.
Danza Latina
Rock en Espanol
When: 
Friday, April 07 7:00PM
Hosted by: 
DJ MIG
Category: 
World
Nothin' But the Blues
Roots Explorers: Corey Harris & Alvin Youngblood Hart
When: 
Friday, April 07 9:00PM
Hosted by: 
Peter Welch
Category: 
Blues

Blues as a Blueprint: Corey Harris & Alvin Youngblood Hart - Join Peter Welch as Nothin' But the Blues focuses on two of today's most talented and diverse artists: Corey Harris & Alvin Youngblood Hart. Harris and Hart use the Blues to jump off into explorations of their other musical influences and interests, creating a series of consistently fascinating and enjoyable recordings.
Professor Bebop
Groovin' In Fashion
When: 
Friday, April 07 11:00PM
Hosted by: 
Professor Bebop
Category: 
Jazz

Though there are no corporate sponsorships attached, the Professor considers the possibility that clothes might make the person. They, at least, define eras, bring back memories, give us the blues if we don't have the right ones, and entice us to spend our roll.
Saturday, April 08Back to Top
You're So Vain: Rock Songs about Rock Songs
When: 
Saturday, April 08 1:00AM
Hosted by: 
Matt Simon
Category: 
Rock
Old Vinyl
Other British Invasions
When: 
Saturday, April 08 3:00AM
Hosted by: 
The Melody Man
Category: 
Specialty

OTHER BRITISH INVASIONS - featuring Nick Drake, Jamie Cullum (and who knows who else, whatever I find or is suggested).
Sunrise Magazine
When: 
Saturday, April 08 6:00AM
Hosted by: 
Crank of Dawn
Category: 
News/Public Affairs

A penetrating and irreverent look at events in pond, forest and cobweb... Our resident naturalist, the Crank of Dawn, focuses on all aspects of nature and the environment with regard to understanding our surroundings and treating them more respectfully.
Leftover Biscuits
Dumpster Diving as an Art Form (How Harry Smith created folk music as we know it.)
When: 
Saturday, April 08 6:30AM
Hosted by: 
Emmett Boaz
Category: 
Folk
Atlantic Weekly I
Favorites
When: 
Saturday, April 08 8:00AM
Hosted by: 
Sumner Brown & Mark Haskins
Category: 
Folk
WTJU Folk Dance Calendar
When: 
Saturday, April 08 10:00AM
Hosted by: 
Brad Sayler
Category: 
News/Public Affairs

A listing of traditional dance activities in the WTJU listening area... New England contra dancing, square dancing, English, Scotch, Irish, and International folk dancing are a few of the many different forms of folk dance available in and around Charlottesville. Also airs Thursdays at 2:55pm
Atlantic Weekly II
The Sliabh Luachra Irish Show
When: 
Saturday, April 08 10:03AM
Hosted by: 
Kevin Donleavy & Mark Rough
Category: 
Folk

Two hours of the fun and merriment of polkas, slides, reels, and songs. Stuff from the Sliabh Luachra area of Cork and Kerry. Wild tunes from Julia Clifford to Seamus Begley. Our feet will definitely move!
Sunshine Daydream
Drums & Space
When: 
Saturday, April 08 Noon
Hosted by: 
Bill Tetzeli, Tom Lawless, Sound Dog & Kemp Honeycutt
Category: 
Rock

Tune in to Sunshine Daydream on April 1st at noon for the essence of Grateful Dead improvisation. Wade through the formless mind-matter as the Sunshine Boys bring you two hours of pure X-chemistry. Bring your own gong.
Hard & Soft
Madness & Desperation
When: 
Saturday, April 08 2:00PM
Hosted by: 
Brother Jimmy "the Truth" & Danny Shea
Category: 
Rock

Garage, Punk & Rock songs that transcend what is conventional and reasonable in Life, Love and Revolution.
Jumpin' on the Bed
Surfin' on the Bed
When: 
Saturday, April 08 4:00PM
Hosted by: 
Matt & Mike Stock
Category: 
Folk

Tune in and catch a wave as we go cowabunga over the wild surf as part of the 2006 wild week of fundraising programming. You'll hear great surf guitar, bongos, cool lyrics and the most unique and eclectic take on the surf scene anywhere. So hang ten and bring your twenties as we raise money to support the radical programming found only on WTJU.
Old Home Place
That High Lonesome Sound? Bill Monroe
When: 
Saturday, April 08 5:30PM
Hosted by: 
Frank Grizzard & Peter Jones
Category: 
Folk

Bill Monroe and Lester Flatt, "Carter and Ralph Stanley", "Jimmy Martin and Paul Williams"; just a few of the names that blended so beautifully to make that Bluegrass vocal styling a sound unto its own. Be sure and tune in for a show dedicated to that High Lonesome Sound.
The Show Show
Elaine Stritch at Liberty!
When: 
Saturday, April 08 7:30PM
Hosted by: 
Eric Mark
Category: 
Specialty

If you missed her on Broadway Join Eric Mark Saturday evening, April 9th at 7:30 pm for an encore performance of ELAINE STRITCH AT LIBERTY! Legendary Broadway performer Elaine Stritch starred for Sondheim and Coward, understudied Merman, caroused with Judy Garland, dated Marlon Brando and Rock Hudson (there's a story. . .) and battled backstage with Gloria Swanson. She wraps all the hilarious and heart wrenching details in her own brand of laconic humor and belts a host of show-stoppers like "Ladies Who Lunch," "I'm Still Here, " and "Broadway Baby" in this tony award winning performance of her long running one woman show: ELAINE STRITCH AT LIBERTY!
Living Time
Charlie Hunter: "8 Strings in 8 different settings"
When: 
Saturday, April 08 9:00PM
Hosted by: 
Gary & Dusty
Category: 
Jazz

The eight settings: solo, duo, trio, quartet, quintet, with vocals, with Jamaican guitarists, and with Garage A Trois
The Sleepy Strange
Live Music Showcase
When: 
Saturday, April 08 11:00PM
Hosted by: 
Sara & Larry
Category: 
Rock

The next best thing to a live show! Tune in for live recordings of rock, country, and pop--from WTJU and other archives.
Sunday, April 09Back to Top
Radio Radio
Just Whistlin'
When: 
Sunday, April 09 1:00AM
Hosted by: 
Henry, David & Gary
Category: 
Rock

Pucker Up! David, Henry, and Gary offer two hours of music featuring the oh-so-endearing art of whistling.
Sleazy McGreazy's House of Good Looks
When: 
Sunday, April 09 3:00AM
Hosted by: 
Mike Burlin
Category: 
Rock

Hey you, you beautiful baby. I have a question for ya: How much does a polar bear weigh? ?no idea? Enough to way the ice! Haha, no, but really, care to come back to my pad? I call it the house of good looks because, well, you know, I'm so devilishly handsome. No? Playin' hard to get I see. Well, if you change your mind, I'd love for you to join me, DJ Sleazy McGreazy for three hours of the sleaziest, hippest, most-rockin' lounge grooves around. A doll like you would dig it. Here's my number, call me sometime. ::wink::
Classical Sunrise
Salute to Spring!
When: 
Sunday, April 09 6:00AM
Hosted by: 
Deborah Murray & Zandi Nieman
Category: 
Classical

Join Deborah Murray and Zandi Nieman as they celebrate spring, from Vivaldi's "Spring" movement from the "Four Seasons" to Stravinsky's The Rite of Spring," and a wealth of composers and styles in between. Tune in to this special spring edition of Classical Sunrise on Sunday, 9 April from 6 am to 9 am on WTJU 91.1 FM, your choice for classical music.
In the Spirit
Homegrown Virginia Gospel
When: 
Sunday, April 09 9:00AM
Hosted by: 
Rebecca Foster
Category: 
Blues

Traditional gospel music from right here in our own neighborhood
Jazzmania
A Song is Worth a Thousand Words
When: 
Sunday, April 09 10:00AM
Hosted by: 
Eric Angevine & Aaron Zatcoff
Category: 
Jazz

Here we'll play a well-known instrumental tune, and then follow it up with vocals written for it-- Carmen McRae putting words to Monk, Kevin Mahogany doing the Jazz Messengers and Charlie Parker tunes, Kurt Elling covering Coltrane and Brubeck, & Dee Dee Bridgewater adding vocals to classic Horace Silver.
Tell us a Tale
...with Tom Chapin!
When: 
Sunday, April 09 Noon
Hosted by: 
Peter Jones, Jen Hoffman & guest Tom Chapin
Category: 
Specialty

Join the cast of Tell Us A Tale as they welcome multi-Grammy winner Tom Chapin for a special fundraising program. The New York Times calls him "one of the great personalities in contemporary folk music." For more than thirty years and through eighteen compact discs, Chapin has entertained, amused and enlightened audiences of all ages with life-affirming original songs told in a sophisticated array of musical styles. Tom's remarkable musicianship, great songwriting and personal warmth shine through whether he's performing in a concert hall, an outdoor festival, a school, in front of a symphony orchestra or in an intimate coffeehouse. So tune in (and call in those pledges) for a very special Tell Us A Tale with the one and only Tom Chapin!
Sunday Opera Matinee
The Magic Flute
When: 
Sunday, April 09 2:00PM
Hosted by: 
Ann Shaffer
Category: 
Classical

Mozart's final opera, filled with delightfully familiar tunes and performed by an all-star cast.
The King of Instruments
Organ Plus...
When: 
Sunday, April 09 6:00PM
Hosted by: 
Michael Latsko
Category: 
Classical

The majestic sound of organ and trumpet, the silvery tones of the organ and woodwinds, the shimmer of organ and strings...a special marathon edition of The King of Instruments presents the organ in concert with a myriad of other instruments for a truly spectacular show.
Just a Few Friends
Chamber Music from the Low Countries
When: 
Sunday, April 09 7:00PM
Hosted by: 
Winston Barham & Penelope Ward
Category: 
Classical

This show will feature recordings that was issued by Radio Netherlands as part of an arts project called "Aspects of Music in the Netherlands." The WTJU library acquired many of these that focus on Dutch chamber music...Your regular hosts will team up to present this special Marathon edition of Just a Few Friends.
Walkin' Blues
John Sebastian & Jugbands
When: 
Sunday, April 09 9:00PM
Hosted by: 
Bill Adams
Category: 
Blues
Radio Wowsville
Mark'll Sink Us: The Rise of the Fall
When: 
Sunday, April 09 11:00PM
Hosted by: 
Tyler & Don
Category: 
Rock

Mark E. Smith (with your granny on bongos) and the Fall are the Rosetta Stone to indie music. Everything from punk to house has passed through their lager-tinted filter, coming out the other side unrecognizable as anything but the Fall. Join Don, Tyler and the rest of the Wowsville Chiseller Corps as they take you through thirty years of "the crap that talks back": the Fall.
Monday, April 10Back to Top
More Than Midnight
From Disorder to New Order: The Joy Division Story
When: 
Monday, April 10 1:00AM
Hosted by: 
Mallory O'Donnell
Category: 
Rock

Joy Division's place in the firmament of the British rock scene was secured before lead singer Ian Curtis took his own life on May 18th, 1980. With America and fame beckoning, the course of this pivotal group was suddenly and irrevocably diverted. Out of this tragedy rose New Order, destined to change popular music once again, this time mining hope and wonderfully naive love out of their own self-immolation.

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