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Thursday, April 08
Deep in the Heart: Lone Star Underground
When: 
Thursday, April 08 11:00PM
Hosted by: 
Ramona Sparks and Phil Free
Category: 
Rock

Everything's bigger in Texas, including the rock and roll. Your 2 expat hosts Phil and Ramona will paint the Lone Star Underground scene. Marvel at how the Republic of Texas formed American music, from Buddy Holly and 13th Floor Elevators, to Butthole Surfers and Scratch Acid and beyond. Big hitters and little known triumphs await.
Friday, April 09Back to Top
Come to Daddy: An Evening with Aphex Twin
When: 
Friday, April 09 01:00AM
Hosted by: 
Zak Krone and DJ Hummingbird Feeder
Category: 
Rock

Enjoy the work of one of electronic music's most influential leader. His "hits" and deeper cuts will all be in the mix.
Current 93
When: 
Friday, April 09 03:00AM
Hosted by: 
Chris McRae
Category: 
Rock

Industrial? Folk? Gothic? Mystic? ---Yes! Esoteric? Trippy? Deep? Intellectual?--- Indeed. Beautiful? Frightening? Spiritual? Apocalyptic?--- But of course. This is THE essential music for our approaching end times.
I'm Waking Up to Us (Baroque POP & Chamber ROCK)
When: 
Friday, April 09 06:00AM
Hosted by: 
DJ Ceebs
Category: 
Rock

Wake up from your morning blues to the twee(ting) sounds of these Chamber Pop Champs. After sloth beginnings, we'll hoist the goblet of Rock. Nods to the Beach Boys and Beatles, but beginning in (real) earnestness with Belle & Sebastian and Andrew Bird.
One Man Bands and Orchestras
When: 
Friday, April 09 08:00AM
Hosted by: 
DJ Law
Category: 
Rock

Start your Friday off with the multitudinous sounds that can be made by a sole person, armed with laptops, loops, and all kinds of other fun musical toys. From that dude on the corner with cymbals attached to his knees to the lady buried under piles of cables and microphones, we'll run the complete gamut of lone musicians who create walls of sound and layers of melody without the aid of a backing band.
La Musique de Yé-Yé
When: 
Friday, April 09 10:00AM
Hosted by: 
Lady D.
Category: 
Rock

Salut les copains! Join Lady D for a tour of the French yé-yé sound, including special tributes to such 'chouchoux le semaine' as Francoise Hardy, Marie Laforet, France Gall, Chantal Goya and many more!
Central Virginia Legal Aid Radio News
When: 
Friday, April 09 11:55AM
Hosted by: 
Marty Wegbreit
Category: 
Public Affairs

Central Virginia Legal Aid Radio News is a program produced by Marty Wegbreit for WRIR - 97.3 FM - Richmond Independent Radio. Each week Marty produces a five minute version for WTJU. Host and legal aid attorney Marty Wegbreit explores the ins and outs of civil (non-criminal) law, with news about consumer, employment, family, housing, public benefits, and other civil law.
Fugazi
When: 
Friday, April 09 12:00PM
Hosted by: 
Pizza Hut & Taco Bell
Category: 
Rock

The name says it all...or at least mentions some. Expect to hear plenty of Fugazi, the band that made the DC scene, as well as tracks from their many side projects.
Gang of Four: Punk Socialists from Leeds
When: 
Friday, April 09 02:00PM
Hosted by: 
Goldfinger
Category: 
Rock

Democracy Now!
When: 
Friday, April 09 04:00PM
Hosted by: 
Amy Goodman & Juan Gonzalez
Category: 
Public Affairs

Democracy Now! hosted by Amy Goodman and co-hosted by Juan Gonzalez, is a national, daily, independent, award-winning news program. Tune in as independent and international journalists, ordinary people from around the world who are directly affected by U.S. foreign policy, grassroots leaders and peace activists, artists, academics, and independent analysts discuss breaking news and timely issues.
Virginia News
When: 
Friday, April 09 04:59PM
Hosted by: 
Emma Potter & the WTJU News Staff
Category: 
Public Affairs

Tune in every weekday at 5pm as news director Emma Potter and the WTJU News Staff bring you the latest from Charlottesville and around the region. You'll get all the good stuff from this student-run program---from UVA news to what's happening in Charlottesville and Albemarle as well as coverage of statewide issues from Virginia Public Radio. This combination of original reporting and important local stories is just what you need for the ride home! Wtjunews@virginia.edu
SLY STONE: All the squares fall out!
When: 
Friday, April 09 05:05PM
Hosted by: 
Poubelle
Category: 
Rock

Sly and the Family Stone welcome you to the weekend with some of the brightest and most progressive music of the sixties counterculture, along with some of the hungover disillusion that followed. We’ll hear classics, deep cuts, rarities, and interview clips with the band. Poubelle is your host.
A Bad, Bad Brother: Isaac Hayes on Stax
When: 
Friday, April 09 07:00PM
Hosted by: 
Colin P.
Category: 
Rock

Stax would not have been Stax without Isaac Hayes, the talented musician and songwriter behind many of the label's most iconic hits. Join Colin for two hours of achingly soulful, soaring and downright funky music from one of the most creative and essential figures in Southern soul music.
1960
When: 
Friday, April 09 09:00PM
Hosted by: 
Professor Bebop et al.
Category: 
Rock

The classic music of the 50’s may have faded, as the hits became more produced and lush, but there was plenty of hot stuff boiling right under pointing the way to soul and funk and so much more. Prof. Bebop and friends bring you the sounds of Ray Charles, Gary U.S. Bonds, James Brown, Jackie Wilson, early sounds of Motown, the new country sound of Jerry Lee Lewis, Buck Owens and Conway Twitty, and the blues of BB King, Sonny Boy Williamson, and young Buddy Guy.
Joe Louis Walker
When: 
Friday, April 09 11:00PM
Hosted by: 
Professor Bebop
Category: 
Rock

Blues Guitar Ace
Saturday, April 10Back to Top
Down the K-Hole: Ricardo Villalobos
When: 
Saturday, April 10 01:00AM
Hosted by: 
Vic
Category: 
Rock

Two hours of trippy, time-warping beats from the reigning champion of minimal techno
Women in Punk
When: 
Saturday, April 10 03:00AM
Hosted by: 
Michael B. and Maurine C.
Category: 
Rock

A chronological view of the contributions of women to the punk scene, ranging from classic punk to a variety of off-shoots
Leonid Soybelman
When: 
Saturday, April 10 06:00AM
Hosted by: 
AudBall
Category: 
Rock

The man from many places (Eastern Europe, Germany, Israel), speaking many languages (Russian, Yiddish, German, English), playing with many others (Andy Ex, Tony Buck, Ne Zhdali, Kletka Red...), exploring many genres (punk, jazz, folk, klezmer)
Jandek: I Hide from Windows
When: 
Saturday, April 10 08:00AM
Hosted by: 
DJ Hummingbird Feeder
Category: 
Rock

32 years and over 60 albums from this anonymous individual(s) from Texas. An oblique confession, an obsessive and singular vision of deeply personal, atonal blues. Gems from every corner of Jandek's career, with particular attention paid to the classic stretch of rowdy rockin' albums from the mid-late 80's.
Ladies and Gentlemen, Mr. Leonard Cohen
When: 
Saturday, April 10 10:00AM
Hosted by: 
Margie "The Showstopper" Ortiz
Category: 
Rock

WTJU celebrates the life and times of the greatest Canadian. Join Margie Ortiz for two full hours of Leonard Cohen orginials, beautiful covers, and excerpts from his writing.
Spirit in the Sky
When: 
Saturday, April 10 12:00PM
Hosted by: 
Reverend Shaw Moore and Tacos al Pastor
Category: 
Rock

Heaven. Hell. God. Jesus. Satan. Rock Music covers all of it and you NEED TO BE SAVED! The Reverend and Pastor SAVE YOU! Of course, by 'saved' we mean you need to reach for your wallet. PLEDGE! TESTIFY! PLEDGE! ROCK! PLEDGE!
Glam, Glam, Thank You Ma'am
When: 
Saturday, April 10 02:00PM
Hosted by: 
Brother Jimmy "The Truth" and Mother of Pearl
Category: 
Rock

Blood, Sweat and Peanut Butter: Iggy Pop
When: 
Saturday, April 10 04:00PM
Hosted by: 
Ramona Sparks and Phil Free
Category: 
Rock

Stabbing backbeats, earbursting guitar riffs, and revolutionary lyrics. Summertime, cars, women, pain. Experience the explosive phenomenon that is Iggy Pop. 1969 to the present with a focus on the earlier days.
The Popular and Slightly Less Popular Songs of Yo La Tengo
When: 
Saturday, April 10 06:00PM
Hosted by: 
DJ Baconfat
Category: 
Rock

WTJU alum joins two lovely (and in love) rock lovers to make the sweetest discord this side of that third Velvets record you've worn out on multiple formats. Hushed confessionals. Bop-bop-bops. Fake-jazz freakouts. Paeans to Hoboken. Country covers. Snarling guitars. Guest stars. Sudden organs.
1970
When: 
Saturday, April 10 09:00PM
Hosted by: 
DJ Charles Marx, the Swamp Fox
Category: 
Rock

Jimi Hendrix died and the Beatles broke up, but all was not lost in 1970. Around the world, a new musical insurgency was taking up positions against the tide of bourgeois conformity. In Birmingham, Black Sabbath recorded their first album; the Who played live at Leeds; Miles Davis released his Bitch’s Brew; and Iggy Pop welcomed you to his Fun House. Join Trevor Merrion and DJ Charles Marx as we reflect on the end of the hippie era and the first stirrings of metal, punk, and more. It’s the 1970 show, part of WTJU’s Rock Marathon, Saturday, April 10 from 9-11 p.m.
Black Cat Rock: Washington Indie from '05 to '10
When: 
Saturday, April 10 11:00PM
Hosted by: 
Jeff Barrett
Category: 
Rock

Black Cat Rock will explore today's Indie Rock scene in our Federal Capital, helping you discover new bands that should prompt you to venture into Beltway land. Oogum Boogum DJ Jeff Barrett will start no earlier than The Cassettes and The Dismemberment Plan, and will primarily focus on relatively new rock bands just making their names in DC, many of whom are unsigned.  You'll hear The New Rock Church of Fire, Imperial China, Cleanly Shaved, Buildings, Greenland, among many others. So tune in and support WTJU Charlottesville, the Sound Choice in Central Virginia!
Sunday, April 11Back to Top
Is It Spooky?
When: 
Sunday, April 11 01:00AM
Hosted by: 
Jay Tremble
Category: 
Rock

There is no good, Monroe. There is no evil. There is only flesh. Horror movie theme songs from past to present.
Klaus Schulze
When: 
Sunday, April 11 03:00AM
Hosted by: 
Chris McRae
Category: 
Rock

The influential and prolific German experimental electronic artist. 40 years of the extraordinary and the hypnotic. Space music for a very faraway space.
Nilsson
When: 
Sunday, April 11 06:00AM
Hosted by: 
Dusty Garwood
Category: 
Rock

The Beatles called Harry Nilsson,"their favourite American singer and group". Others of note said he was "a one in a million talent and voice". Please join Dusty Garwood as he explores the many styles of Nilsson's music career.
Painbird: A Tribute to Mark Linkous of Sparklehorse
When: 
Sunday, April 11 08:00AM
Hosted by: 
Don Harrison and Radio Wowsville
Category: 
Rock

A two-hour sonic memorial to the late Mark Linkous, the genius behind Virginia's own Sparklehorse. Hosted by Don Harrison and Radio Wowsville.
People Get Ready: The Music of Curtis Mayfield
When: 
Sunday, April 11 10:00AM
Hosted by: 
Helvidius
Category: 
Rock

Hey kind soul brother. Do you feel the pain of the world? Can't we all just get along? Come soothe yourself and apply a wad of salve to this hurt world by pledging to the Curtis Mayfield show. Keep Pushin' and you can be a winner, too.
Psychedelic Surf Pastiche Washout
When: 
Sunday, April 11 12:00PM
Hosted by: 
Brian Chidester
Category: 
Rock

Surf music meets acid rock. Late '60s vocal surf in the psychedelic vein, fuzz guitar freakouts and LSD-tinged instrumentals.
Virginia Rocks! Early Rock 'n' Roll and Rockabilly from the Commonwealth
When: 
Sunday, April 11 02:00PM
Hosted by: 
Brent Hosier and Don Harrison
Category: 
Rock

Brent and Don host a rollicking, pink-pedal-pushing THREE hours of the best rockabilly sounds from Virginia -- Gene, Janis and more -- armed with selections from the recent "Virginia Rocks" box set that the boys helped to research and compile with the Blue Ridge Institute at Ferrum College. This show will contain enough strum and twang to feed a barn dance for a week and that'll flat git it!
Songs The Beatles Gave Away
When: 
Sunday, April 11 05:00PM
Hosted by: 
Frank Saxon and Professor Bebop
Category: 
Rock

Stuff they wrote and gave to other artists; Some they later recorded, some not.
Songs About Candy!
When: 
Sunday, April 11 07:00PM
Hosted by: 
Peter Timko
Category: 
Rock

Sometimes you just need to sit back and eat yourself some candy.
1980
When: 
Sunday, April 11 09:00PM
Hosted by: 
Don Harrison, The Velvet and DJ Hummingbird Feeder
Category: 
Rock

Musical highlights of the year
Ramblin' Gamblin' Man: The Young Bob Seger
When: 
Sunday, April 11 11:00PM
Hosted by: 
Don Harrison and Radio Wowsville
Category: 
Rock

You think you know Bob. You don't know Bob. This special show will chronicle Michigan rock icon Seger's early singles and albums -- inspired creations that are currently out of print. For two hours, Don Harrison and Radio Wowsville will take those old records off the shelf and sits and listens to them.. with you.
Monday, April 12Back to Top
New York Rap, 1984-1996
When: 
Monday, April 12 01:00AM
Hosted by: 
DJ Hummingbird Feeder
Category: 
Rock

Starting with Run-DMC, up through LL, KRS/BDP, Marley Marl, Biz Mark, the Roxanne battles, Rakim, Kook G Rap, Kane, Slick Rick, EPMD, PE, Ultramagnetics, Tribe, De La, Primo, Pete Rock, KMD, Audio Two, Nice&Smooth, Showbiz, Lord Finesse, Wu-Tang, Biggie, NaS, and Big L. The finest cuts from the city that did it First and Best.
Sigur Ros
When: 
Monday, April 12 03:00AM
Hosted by: 
Mounika
Category: 
Rock

Three hours of mind-bending Sigur Ros ranging from their first album Von in 1997 to Með suð í eyrum við spilum endalaust in 2008. The unique sound of this band from Reykjavik, Iceland will leave you feeling strangely ethereal, dreamy and extremely at peace.
Progressive Rock Showcase
When: 
Monday, April 12 06:00AM
Hosted by: 
Ed Lengel
Category: 
Rock

The finest in progressive rock artistry and virtuosity, from the soaring guitars of Steve Hackett and Alex Lifeson, the keyboard wizardry of Rick Wakeman, and the scorching vocals of Fish and Peter Hammill, to the hidden genius of progressive bands like Camel, Gentle Giant, and Spock's Beard
Unexpected Harmonica
When: 
Monday, April 12 08:00AM
Hosted by: 
DJ Charlie Foxtrot
Category: 
Rock

Though the Hohner 'Blues Harp' is probably the most ubiquitous of all harmonicas, associated with Roots, Blues, and Americana, the harmonica is prevalent in far more genres that traditionally accepted. On April 12 from 8 to 10 am, DJ Charlie Foxtrot explores harmonica in modern indie, pop, funk, soul and everything in between. The Unexpected Harmonica.
Vic Chesnutt
When: 
Monday, April 12 10:00AM
Hosted by: 
Aer Stephen and Keith Morris
Category: 
Rock

Aer Stephen is joined by local singer/songwriter Keith Morris, a longtime devotee of the music of Vic Chesnutt.  With Chesnutt’s recent suicide, the desire here is to re-examine Vic’s songs, as well as introduce his music to the many who have yet to discover him.  Morris contends Chesnutt’s albums throughout the 90s were as strong, original, and personally compelling as any songwriter since the heydays of Dylan and Leonard Cohen: “Vic came on like some fatalistic messenger from the ether.  Like some doomed court jester commenting on the goings-on of a corrupt and crumbling empire.  He told the truth and he told it in his own inimitable style.  People who get him fall for him hard.  To enter his music is to enter a wholly different world, and our aim is to introduce a few folks to the harrowing, sad, hilarious, pathetic, drunk, kudzu-draped, drug-induced, transcendent, sober, cockeyed, and altogether brilliant world of Vic Chesnutt.”
Culture Currents
When: 
Monday, April 12 11:55AM
Hosted by: 
Mary Beth Lineberry
Category: 
Public Affairs

Culture Currents brings listeners a nugget of cultural insight each week - highlighting cutting-edge cultural events, projects, and developments occurring in and around the Charlottesville area. Stories are often situated within the larger national context and feature commentary from Charlottesville community members, providing an intriguing mixture of national and local news currents.
Chicago Soul
When: 
Monday, April 12 12:00PM
Hosted by: 
The Rumcove
Category: 
Rock

For the Rock marathon the Rum cove takes us to Chi-town for a cool blast of Windy city soul. South Michigan Av was known as record row where the labels spilled forth an amazing amount of top notch up town R&B. Chess,Cadet,Checker,Vee-Jay,Brunswick,Dakar,One-der-ful,Mar-vu-lus,M-pac,Twinight and Blue rock imprints will all be featured in this one of a kind Rock marathon two hour edition of the Soulful situation. Tune in, donate and feel the word, sound and power of Chicago Soul!
Talent is an Asset: 40 Years of Sparks
When: 
Monday, April 12 02:00PM
Hosted by: 
Tyler
Category: 
Rock

The line between perfect example and savage parody has never been so perfectly erased as by the brothers Mael, also known as Sparks. Four decades of glam, disco, dance and minimalism packed into two hours. Find out why they're the band every band you like namechecks. With Tyler from The Broadcasting System.
Democracy Now!
When: 
Monday, April 12 04:00PM
Hosted by: 
Amy Goodman & Juan Gonzalez
Category: 
Public Affairs

Democracy Now! hosted by Amy Goodman and co-hosted by Juan Gonzalez, is a national, daily, independent, award-winning news program. Tune in as independent and international journalists, ordinary people from around the world who are directly affected by U.S. foreign policy, grassroots leaders and peace activists, artists, academics, and independent analysts discuss breaking news and timely issues.
Virginia News
When: 
Monday, April 12 04:59PM
Hosted by: 
Emma Potter & the WTJU News Staff
Category: 
Public Affairs

Tune in every weekday at 5pm as news director Emma Potter and the WTJU News Staff bring you the latest from Charlottesville and around the region. You'll get all the good stuff from this student-run program---from UVA news to what's happening in Charlottesville and Albemarle as well as coverage of statewide issues from Virginia Public Radio. This combination of original reporting and important local stories is just what you need for the ride home! Wtjunews@virginia.edu
The Zoo
When: 
Monday, April 12 05:05PM
Hosted by: 
Matt, Liz, and Burma Shave
Category: 
Rock

Grrr, mooo, woof. We were going to call this show "Animal Collective" but we thought that might be too confusing because it turns out there's a band with the same name. Don't be confused; this show is going to be a collection of songs about animals.
The Best of the Pacific Northwest
When: 
Monday, April 12 07:00PM
Hosted by: 
RJ and Shawna
Category: 
Rock

We'll play classic artists like Jimi Hendrix, Ray Charles and Heart as well as our favorite stars of the Grunge Era including Nirvana, Sleater-Kinney and Hole. And, of course, we'll cover all of the great music coming out of Portland, Seattle and Vancouver right now. From hip hop groups like Common Market and Blue Scholars to neo-traditional acts like The Cave Singers and The Dutchess and the Duke, this show will do it all. My Posse's On Broadway people!
1990
When: 
Monday, April 12 09:00PM
Hosted by: 
Shawna Pochan, RJ Cubarrubia, DJ Hummingbird Feeder
Category: 
Rock

I Do Not Want What I Haven’t Got. Fear of a Black Planet. Violator. Bossanova. Ritual de lo Habitual. Listen Without Prejudice Volume 1. Cherry Pie. The Simpsons Sing the Blues. These are some of the albums of 1990. It was the final year of the Cold War and the start of an incredible decade of music. We will explore some of the classics of the time, from the final albums of the Golden Age of hip hop to the beginnings of Grunge.
Songs Across the Lifespan
When: 
Monday, April 12 11:00PM
Hosted by: 
Matt, Liz, and Burma Shave
Category: 
Rock

The song "Happy Birthday" isn't the only contribution music has made in marking life's developmental milestones. We'll follow the lives of some of our favorite musicians as they reminisce about particular years in the lives of their friends and themselves.
Tuesday, April 13Back to Top
ZE DISCOTECH
When: 
Tuesday, April 13 01:00AM
Hosted by: 
DJ Sanitize
Category: 
Rock

The best grooves influenced by the French House sound. Filters, samples, synths - its all here. Spinning classic and new tunes, from Daft Punk to LBCK. Welcome to the Disco.
Japanoise: That's Noise, from Japan
When: 
Tuesday, April 13 03:00AM
Hosted by: 
Peter Timko
Category: 
Rock

Music from the land of the rising sun.  Will mostly feature spazzy noise groups wailing on guitars but will expand from there.  RIYL:  Melt Banana, Afrirampo, OOIOO, and japanese stereotypes.
Stereolab Sunrise
When: 
Tuesday, April 13 06:00AM
Hosted by: 
Matthew
Category: 
Rock

It's time to keep the marathon going and start the last day off right with a sunrise dose of THE Groop, Stereolab. Moogs in the morning? Not sure there is anything better. Listen in for angelic voices, synth, thick and dense recordings that match great with bacon and coffee.
Pavement: So Much Style That It's Wasted
When: 
Tuesday, April 13 09:00AM
Hosted by: 
DJ Baconfat
Category: 
Rock

Partially forged in the dusty stacks of WTJU's former location in Peabody Hall, Pavement were some too-smart dudes from California who loved weird, arty music and mainstream sports. They invented indie rock (not really) and then abandoned it when it got too commercial (really). Now they're back and making more money than everybody besides Michael Jackson (and he's dead). Celebrate their legacy with us.
Lucy in Another Hemisphere
When: 
Tuesday, April 13 12:00PM
Hosted by: 
Swamp Fox
Category: 
Rock

Hippies were not an exclusively British and American phenomenon. This show celebrates those lesser known musicians from around the world who were influenced by what is now known as "classic rock." Drawing from psychedelic rock bands out of Germany, West Africa, Latin America and beyond, DJ Swamp Fox promises it will be a trip you won't soon forget.
You Can't Have Me, Not for Free: BIG STAR
When: 
Tuesday, April 13 02:00PM
Hosted by: 
Helvidius, Poubelle, and That Girl
Category: 
Rock

Big Star. Windows-down rockers and tender laments. Achingly gorgeous melodies and crystalline harmonies, and chiming guitars galore. Big Star. Join Helvidius and Poubelle along with their very special guest, WTJU alumna extraordinaire, That Girl.
Democracy Now!
When: 
Tuesday, April 13 04:00PM
Hosted by: 
Amy Goodman & Juan Gonzalez
Category: 
Public Affairs

Democracy Now! hosted by Amy Goodman and co-hosted by Juan Gonzalez, is a national, daily, independent, award-winning news program. Tune in as independent and international journalists, ordinary people from around the world who are directly affected by U.S. foreign policy, grassroots leaders and peace activists, artists, academics, and independent analysts discuss breaking news and timely issues.
Virginia News
When: 
Tuesday, April 13 04:59PM
Hosted by: 
Emma Potter & the WTJU News Staff
Category: 
Public Affairs

Tune in every weekday at 5pm as news director Emma Potter and the WTJU News Staff bring you the latest from Charlottesville and around the region. You'll get all the good stuff from this student-run program---from UVA news to what's happening in Charlottesville and Albemarle as well as coverage of statewide issues from Virginia Public Radio. This combination of original reporting and important local stories is just what you need for the ride home! Wtjunews@virginia.edu
Jonathan Richman: Return to Route 128
When: 
Tuesday, April 13 05:05PM
Hosted by: 
DJ Ricardo Marx
Category: 
Rock

Exorcise your mindless suburban upbringing with two hours of hits and rarities from every phase of Jonathan's career.
Peel Slowly and See
When: 
Tuesday, April 13 07:00PM
Hosted by: 
Swamp Fox
Category: 
Rock

The Velvet Underground tribute hour. Greatest hits, live performances, b-sides, and solo work from all those involved with this often imitated though inimitable band.
2000
When: 
Tuesday, April 13 09:00PM
Hosted by: 
WTJU DJs
Category: 
Rock

No matter what stage of life you were in during 2000, join Zak, Kirsten and Mitchell on Tuesday, April 13th from 9pm-11pm and relive the millennium through the sounds of some of the most memorable artists of the year, from The Avalanches and Badly Drawn Boy to Yo La Tengo and Zed Bias.
North Cacka Lacka Rocke
When: 
Tuesday, April 13 11:00PM
Hosted by: 
Dave and Courtney
Category: 
Rock

What is in the water down in North Carolina that continually produces such fine, fine music? From Let's Active to Superchunk and the Avett Bros. to The Annuals...of course some Portastatic...you name it...Dave and Courtney will be bringing the finest North Cacka Lacka has to offer. Kingsbury Manx? You betcha! Does anybody remember Jonny Quest...?
Wednesday, April 14Back to Top
Rambling, Man
When: 
Wednesday, April 14 01:00AM
Hosted by: 
DJ Charlie Foxtrot
Category: 
Rock

You know...those songs...that just...ramble? Or have rambling in the background? Or just have a lot of spoken word, general guffawing, crying, clapping, cheering, yelling...or just tell really good stories? Or ARE stories? Or wish they were really good stories? Or are incredible but so so so long that you wonder why they are still going on? Oh wait, that's me. Songs with rambling. Great songs.
Oneida All-Nighter
When: 
Wednesday, April 14 03:00AM
Hosted by: 
Michael B.
Category: 
Rock

Nothing but Oneida for three hours straight, it'll be like a shot of epinephrine straight into yer eyes. It’s face-melting guitar action, serious static, and vocals that quake.
James Taylor & Carole King
When: 
Wednesday, April 14 06:00AM
Hosted by: 
Freddy FreeRoamer
Category: 
Folk

James Taylor, 62, and Carole King, 68, were Folk Icons of the 60s & 70s. She wrote "You've Got a Friend", his biggest early hit. Hear that and many others from both that will stir memories. Their voices will be with us forever. Relive some youth.
Karan Casey & John Doyle
When: 
Wednesday, April 14 09:00AM
Hosted by: 
Larry Minnick & Pete Marshall
Category: 
Folk

Karan & John first worked together as founder members of the Irish American supergroup Solas, went on to build successful solo careers, and have now reunited for a top notch bare bones duo recording. An in depth look at their work together, apart, and together again.
UVA Today
When: 
Wednesday, April 14 11:55AM
Hosted by: 
Marian Anderfuren, Jane Ford & Rob Smith
Category: 
Public Affairs

UVA Today Radio Show is a weekly five minute show that provides news and information about the University of Virginia of interest to the greater community. Look for new editions of the show every Wednesday at 11:55 a.m. on WTJU. The program is presented by staff of the University of Virginia's Office of Public Affairs.
Bollywood and Beyond
When: 
Wednesday, April 14 12:00PM
Hosted by: 
Bruce Penner & Nagaraj Balasubramanian
Category: 
Folk

Please join Bruce of Radio Tropicale and his special guest Nagaraj "Raj" Balasubramanian for two hours of music from Bollywood, India's film center. We'll also feature some of many musicians across south Asia inspired by Bollywood, such as the late Afghan artist Ahmad Zahir.
Cajun Music, Ça c'est bon!
When: 
Wednesday, April 14 02:00PM
Hosted by: 
Sandy Goodson
Category: 
Folk

After being expelled from Acadia (Nova Scotia) in 1764, the Cajun people of Southwest Louisiana have forged their own music and customs with a blending of European, African and American Indian influences. Explore the history and evolving style of a musical culture that will make you want to dance!
Democracy Now!
When: 
Wednesday, April 14 04:00PM
Hosted by: 
Amy Goodman & Juan Gonzalez
Category: 
Public Affairs

Democracy Now! hosted by Amy Goodman and co-hosted by Juan Gonzalez, is a national, daily, independent, award-winning news program. Tune in as independent and international journalists, ordinary people from around the world who are directly affected by U.S. foreign policy, grassroots leaders and peace activists, artists, academics, and independent analysts discuss breaking news and timely issues.
Virginia News
When: 
Wednesday, April 14 04:59PM
Hosted by: 
Emma Potter & the WTJU News Staff
Category: 
Public Affairs

Tune in every weekday at 5pm as news director Emma Potter and the WTJU News Staff bring you the latest from Charlottesville and around the region. You'll get all the good stuff from this student-run program---from UVA news to what's happening in Charlottesville and Albemarle as well as coverage of statewide issues from Virginia Public Radio. This combination of original reporting and important local stories is just what you need for the ride home! Wtjunews@virginia.edu
MBP --How Brazil Got Its Groove Back
When: 
Wednesday, April 14 05:05PM
Hosted by: 
Ann Porotti
Category: 
Folk

MPB (Musica Popular Brasileira) or How Brazil got it's Groove back: From the mid 1960's to 1985 when Brazil elected its first civilian president, politics and music powered a progressive arts movement that continue today. Survey includes MIlton, Mascimento, Gal Costa, Ellis Regina, Caetano Veloso, Tom Ze', Clara Nunes, Joyce, Daniela Mercury and more.
Zydeco Dance Party
When: 
Wednesday, April 14 07:00PM
Hosted by: 
Rebecca
Category: 
Folk

The push and pull, rub and scrub, the old and the new -- Louisiana French music mixed with the Rhythm and the Blues. You can't sit down when Clifton Chenier, Rockin' Dopsey, Sonny Landreth and the Red Stick Ramblers come to the dance.
Our Town, Your Town--Places You Call Home
When: 
Wednesday, April 14 09:00PM
Hosted by: 
Mark Haskins
Category: 
Folk

From mountaintops and open plains to the edge of the seas, a favorite theme among songwriters has been the place they call home. Join Atlantic Weekly’s Mark Haskins as he explores the long tradition of songs about the home place. Mary McCaslin to Woody Guthrie, Cajun to Bluegrass.
On the Town, Drunk and Rowdy
When: 
Wednesday, April 14 11:00PM
Hosted by: 
Emmett
Category: 
Folk

Have a night out with Emmett and anyone else who ever got drunk and rowdy. Lord knows where we are going, but we'll have fun getting there, and might run into anyone who ever had a drink and a guitar.
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John Martyn
When: 
Thursday, April 15 06:00AM
Hosted by: 
Koli
Category: 
Folk

Playing his dreamy bluesy folksy rhythms. Hear the man who recorded 20 albums over 40 years, and garnered respect from Eric Clapton, David Gilmour, Phil Collins and even reggae artist Scratch Perry. Hear his hit song, a tribute to Nick Drake, called 'Solid Air.' See you there.
A Drop In the Bucket of Smithsonian Folkways Recordings
When: 
Thursday, April 15 09:00AM
Hosted by: 
Peter Jones
Category: 
Folk

Founded in 1948 by Moses Asch, the mission of Folkways Recordings was to record and document the entire world of sound. Between 1948 and Asch's death in 1986, Folkways' tiny staff released 2,168 albums. Topics included traditional, ethnic, and contemporary music from around the world; poetry, spoken word, and instructional recordings in numerous languages; and documentary recordings of individuals, communities, current events, and natural sounds. Following Asch's death, in 1987 the Smithsonian Institution Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage in Washington D.C. acquired Folkways Recordings and the label's business papers and files to ensure that the sounds and genius of its artists would continue to be available to future generations.Join Peter as he traverses through just one small section of that massive library. If you have any requests, e-mail them along to tellusatale@gmail.com (or call them in with your pledge at 434-924-3959). To paraphrase Moses Asch, no financial pledge is too small to be recorded!
Outlaw Country
When: 
Thursday, April 15 12:00PM
Hosted by: 
Lonesome George
Category: 
Folk

When mainstream country music moved to a softer pop sound in the late ‘60’s and early ‘70’s, the Outlaw Country movement bucked that trend to keep the hardcore honky tonk spirit alive while adding rock, folk and blues influences. In other words, Nashville's rules didn’t apply in Outlaw Country and the influence this movement had on country artists that followed was significant.
WTJU Folk Dance Calendar
When: 
Thursday, April 15 01:57PM
Hosted by: 
Brad Sayler
Category: 
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 Saturdays at 10am.
Surfing (not just the) USA
When: 
Thursday, April 15 02:00PM
Hosted by: 
Robyn Kells
Category: 
Folk

Hang ten with Robyn and Scott as they ride the ever-spreading wave of surf music around the world--from the earliest Dick Dale adaptations of Mediterranean folk tunes to surf acts from Russia, Finland, Indiana, and other unlikely stops on the Endless Summer circuit.
Democracy Now!
When: 
Thursday, April 15 04:00PM
Hosted by: 
Amy Goodman & Juan Gonzalez
Category: 
Public Affairs

Democracy Now! hosted by Amy Goodman and co-hosted by Juan Gonzalez, is a national, daily, independent, award-winning news program. Tune in as independent and international journalists, ordinary people from around the world who are directly affected by U.S. foreign policy, grassroots leaders and peace activists, artists, academics, and independent analysts discuss breaking news and timely issues.
Virginia News
When: 
Thursday, April 15 04:59PM
Hosted by: 
Emma Potter & the WTJU News Staff
Category: 
Public Affairs

Tune in every weekday at 5pm as news director Emma Potter and the WTJU News Staff bring you the latest from Charlottesville and around the region. You'll get all the good stuff from this student-run program---from UVA news to what's happening in Charlottesville and Albemarle as well as coverage of statewide issues from Virginia Public Radio. This combination of original reporting and important local stories is just what you need for the ride home! Wtjunews@virginia.edu
Hank Williams
When: 
Thursday, April 15 05:05PM
Hosted by: 
Aer Stephen & Rebecca
Category: 
Folk

"What happened to ‘ol Hank? Somebody heard him sing, that’s what." Fresh from his role as Fred "Pap" Rose in the just finished run of Live Arts' production of Hank Williams: Lost Highway, Aer offers his recent studies and the timeless music of the ol' lovesick blues boy, Hank Williams, to the 2010 Spring Fundraiser. Walk Right In's Rebecca Foster joins the tribute, as we cover all the favs and the "unreleased" gems.
Sisters
When: 
Thursday, April 15 07:00PM
Hosted by: 
Sandy Snyder and Joyce Dudek
Category: 
Folk

Sisters are doing it for themselves, and we are gonna do it for them, too! If the Roches give you the Heebie Jeebies, we have the cure. Join us for some twisted fun as we honor sisters during the WTJU Spring fund drive. Big sisters, Little sisters, Andrews Sisters, and Soul Sisters. Have a Heart and support WTJU!
Daniel Lanois
When: 
Thursday, April 15 09:00PM
Hosted by: 
Dusty Garwood
Category: 
Folk

One of the most distinctive producers of his time, as well as composer and musician. While recording and performing his own material, he has also been a much sought-after producer working with the likes of U2, Brian Eno, Bob Dylan, Emmylou Harris, Peter Gabriel, the Neville Brothers, and Robbie Robertson. This is one show you don’t want to miss.
Accordions of the World
When: 
Thursday, April 15 11:00PM
Hosted by: 
Terry Carpenter
Category: 
Folk

Welcome to Heaven, here's your Harp; Welcome to Hades, here's your Accordion. Accordion players, always the butt of jokes, don't get any respect. Well we're here to set the record straight. Accordions don't play "Lady of Spain," people do. Join Terry Carpenter as he travels around the world to find real people playing real music on the Cadillac of musical instruments.
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Picker's Choice
When: 
Friday, April 16 06:00AM
Hosted by: 
The Crank of Dawn
Category: 
Folk

The Crank will play some tunes, including those he wrote, as well as many recordings with commentary about them. While emphasis will be on Appalachian material, other genres will be included. There will probably be some irreverent humor!
The Family Show
When: 
Friday, April 16 08:00AM
Hosted by: 
Emmett Boaz
Category: 
Folk

Everyone has a family, but some families are odder than others. Nobody knows more weird people than Emmett, so tune in if you have an interest in families where people are their own grandpa or get drunk and wake up married to their sister. Likely to be some bloodshed, and a normal family or two might sneak in.
The Clancy Brothers & Tommy Makem
When: 
Friday, April 16 10:00AM
Hosted by: 
Brian Keena
Category: 
Folk

From County Tipperary, Ireland, to New York City, come celebrate the music that helped spark the United States folk music revival in the 1960s, The Clancy Brothers and Tommy Makem. This influential Irish folk music singing group inspired many musicians, most notably Bob Dylan. Listen to such classics as "Rising of the Moon," "Finnegan's Wake," and "Brennan on the Moor," with your host Brian Keena of The Jazz Messenger program.
Central Virginia Legal Aid Radio News
When: 
Friday, April 16 11:55AM
Hosted by: 
Marty Wegbreit
Category: 
Folk

Central Virginia Legal Aid Radio News is a program produced by Marty Wegbreit for WRIR - 97.3 FM - Richmond Independent Radio. Each week Marty produces a five minute version for WTJU. Host and legal aid attorney Marty Wegbreit explores the ins and outs of civil (non-criminal) law, with news about consumer, employment, family, housing, public benefits, and other civil law.
Old Home Place Marathon Edition: Traditional Bluegrass
When: 
Friday, April 16 12:00PM
Hosted by: 
Annette Kastner
Category: 
Folk

Traditional Bluegrass music returns to WTJU with a special marathon edition of the Old Home Place. Join Annette for classic Bluegrass, from the beginnings of Bill Monroe, Flatt & Scruggs and the Stanley Brothers, moving on to the Country Gentleman, the Seldom Scene, and Doyle Lawson & Quicksilver. You'll also hear favorites from local groups like The Virginia Travelers, The Bluegrass Brothers, Nothing Fancy, and more!
Jamaica's Soul Man-Fred "Toots Hibbert"
When: 
Friday, April 16 02:00PM
Hosted by: 
Goldfinger
Category: 
Folk

Fred "Toots" HIbbert and his Maytals: From MAY Pen. I-TAL. The one reggae artist that could have been a contender in STAX/Motown.
Democracy Now!
When: 
Friday, April 16 04:00PM
Hosted by: 
Amy Goodman & Juan Gonzalez
Category: 
Public Affairs

Democracy Now! hosted by Amy Goodman and co-hosted by Juan Gonzalez, is a national, daily, independent, award-winning news program. Tune in as independent and international journalists, ordinary people from around the world who are directly affected by U.S. foreign policy, grassroots leaders and peace activists, artists, academics, and independent analysts discuss breaking news and timely issues.
Virginia News
When: 
Friday, April 16 04:59PM
Hosted by: 
Emma Potter & the WTJU News Staff
Category: 
Public Affairs

Tune in every weekday at 5pm as news director Emma Potter and the WTJU News Staff bring you the latest from Charlottesville and around the region. You'll get all the good stuff from this student-run program---from UVA news to what's happening in Charlottesville and Albemarle as well as coverage of statewide issues from Virginia Public Radio. This combination of original reporting and important local stories is just what you need for the ride home! Wtjunews@virginia.edu
Sliding on the Strings
When: 
Friday, April 16 05:05PM
Hosted by: 
Pete Marshall
Category: 
Folk

Two whole hours of sliding on the strings of guitars, dobros, pedal steels, weissenborns, mohan veenas, chaturanguis, and more from some of the world's top players.
Cuba: Son, Guaracha y Guaguanco
When: 
Friday, April 16 07:00PM
Hosted by: 
Mister 7
Category: 
Folk

Traditional rhythms from Cuba where the culture is pictured in the lyrics. An authentic sound that makes you feel in the Havana!
The Chatmons of Mississippi: Stringband Music of the 20’s & 30’s
When: 
Friday, April 16 09:00PM
Hosted by: 
Peter Welch
Category: 
Folk

Brothers Lonnie, Sam and Bo Chatman (aka Bo Carter) along with Walter Vinson and a few others recorded as The Mississippi Sheiks, one of the greatest and most popular string bands of the 1920s and 30s. Bo Carter also was a blues star and talented guitarist in his own right who recorded dozens of sides. Join Peter Welch for 2 hours of great music by The Mississippi Sheiks plus other recordings by the Chatmons.
Old 97s
When: 
Friday, April 16 11:00PM
Hosted by: 
Jay Hertel
Category: 
Folk

One of the original bands from the Bloodshot Records stable, the Old 97s blur the boundaries of country, rock, and pop into their sonic Texas stew. Listener advisory: this folk marathon show is best enjoyed with the volume turned up loud.
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Leftover Biscuits and Other Breakfast Vittles
When: 
Saturday, April 17 06:00AM
Hosted by: 
Emmett and Peter
Category: 
Folk

Leftover Biscuits expands the menu. We're having Ricky Skaggs with Bill Monroe for breakfast, cowboy wakeup calls, John Hurt with his Loving Spoonful, Jan Smith with rum in her morning coffee, and anything else breakfast-related that Peter and Emmett can come up with.
Atlantic Weekly I: North to South - East to West
When: 
Saturday, April 17 08:00AM
Hosted by: 
Mark, Sandy, Steve and Sumner
Category: 
Folk

Your Atlantic Weekly hosts have divided up our side of the Atlantic to bring you songs from the four directions. From the McGarrigle Sisters in the frozen North to The Carter Family in the sunny South. Cheryl Wheeler in the historic East to Laurie Lewis in the wide open West. Tune in as the whole Atlantic Weekly crew, Sandy, Sumner, Steve, and Mark, spin our favorites from around North America.
WTJU Folk Dance Calendar
When: 
Saturday, April 17 10:00AM
Hosted by: 
Brad Sayler
Category: 
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 1:57PM
Music of Sliabh Luachra
When: 
Saturday, April 17 10:03AM
Hosted by: 
Kevin Donleavey & Mark Rough
Category: 
Folk

Here's two hours of fierce Irish music, so roll back the carpet, wet the tea, go on the spree, and enjoy this antic carry-on till you're entirely flahed out and exhausted. Fiddle tunes and songs about every subject, straight from the counties of Cork, Kerry, and Limerick.
Alligator LIVE
When: 
Saturday, April 17 12:00PM
Hosted by: 
Bill Tetzelli
Category: 
Folk

Charlottesville's and maybe the world's best Grateful Dead cover band will perform both acoustic and electric!
Acme Swing Manufacturing Company LIVE
When: 
Saturday, April 17 02:00PM
Hosted by: 
Pete Marshall
Category: 
Folk

Eight-piece acoustic fun! Vintage guitars, violin, sax, clarinet, upright bass, brushes on drums, banjo ukulele, accordion, vocal solos and harmonies: all pre-1940s tunes and originals.
Los Lobos -Live and Jumpin'
When: 
Saturday, April 17 04:00PM
Hosted by: 
The Monster of Happiness and Jay
Category: 
Folk

Since their beginning in East Los Angeles in 1974, Los Lobos has built one of the most impressive catalogs of studio recordings in Americana music.  At the same time, for over 30 years the band has been thrilling audiences with their electric and acoustic stage performances.  Join Jay, the Monster of Happiness and the rest of the Jumpin’ On the Bed crew for two hours of the best live recordings of Los Lobos, covering four decades of rare tracks ranging from ballads to blistering rock and roll.  Push the furniture to the edge of the room because there will be plenty of time to dance along to Los Lobos Live!
Fast Folk Musical Magazine
When: 
Saturday, April 17 06:00PM
Hosted by: 
David Soyka
Category: 
Folk

Fast Folk Musical Magazine was a combination magazine and record album published irregularly between 1982 and 1997, founded by Jack Hardy as an outgrowth of a songwriters collective that met at Hardy’s apartment to workshop their latest work. Originally intended as a chronicle of the Greenwich Village folk revival that eventually launched the careers of Suzanne Vega, John Gorka, Tracy Chapman, Richard Shindell and Christine Lavin, Fast Folk branched out to cover the emerging singer/songwriter scenes across the country and the world.
The Samba Show
When: 
Saturday, April 17 07:30PM
Hosted by: 
Steven Villereal
Category: 
Folk

An abbreviated history of samba from very early samba-choro (first samba recording is said to be 1916!) through 70s samba-rock.
Wainwright Family Singalong
When: 
Saturday, April 17 09:00PM
Hosted by: 
Gary
Category: 
Folk

Join Gary for a departure from the Living Time zone into the world of the great American songwriter Loudon Wainwright III and his talented extended family. Although he may now be better known as Rufus’ dad, Loudon has written hundreds of songs over the last four decades that are alternately hilarious, topical and touching. We will delve deep into his many recordings dating from his 1969 debut, on through to his recent award-winning collection, The Charlie Poole Project. Along the way there will be diversions into the music of his recently deceased former wife Kate McGarrigle, still living former wife Suzzy Roche, and his children from these marriages, Rufus, Lucy and Martha. Call in, request a favorite, make a pledge, and enjoy this great music.
Patriot and Protest Music Here & Abroad
When: 
Saturday, April 17 11:00PM
Hosted by: 
Phaedron
Category: 
Folk

The public has vehemently responded to songs that bring wartime causes together, and obversely, those who protest the obvious corrupt infringements forced upon its populace. Both of the above sentiments occur and occurred not just in the U.S., but also in all countries that have governments. Special material from behind the Cold War "Iron Curtain" as well as folk favorites like Bickel, Baez, and PP&M.
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Sacred Harp & Shape Note Singing
When: 
Sunday, April 18 06:00AM
Hosted by: 
Terry Carpenter
Category: 
Folk

Sacred harp singing is a traditional Protestant choral music that is always sung a cappella. The singers are arranged in a hollow square, with each side singing one of the four parts; trebles, tenors, basses, & altos. The singing generally occurs during special gatherings or conventions and traces its roots back to early 18th century England.
Gospel Music-The Women & the Men
When: 
Sunday, April 18 08:00AM
Hosted by: 
Rebecca and Terry
Category: 
Folk

An extra hour of In the Spirit as Rebecca plays the great women of Gospel and Terry responds with his favorite men's voices. You'll hear the Swan Silvertones, Sister Rosetta Tharpe, the Golden Gate Quartet, Marion Williams and more!
Maria Muldaur – Jug Band Mama
When: 
Sunday, April 18 10:00AM
Hosted by: 
Professor Bebop
Category: 
Folk

Beginning her professional career in the folk revival of the 60’s, Maria Muldaur has teased, taunted, and sassed her way through many a blues, folk, and pop song. Join Professor Bebop for a celebration of her repertoire in old blues, sultry jazz, gospel, and the grooviest jug band sounds of the past 60 years. So tough you just can’t get enough!
Mike Seeger
When: 
Sunday, April 18 12:00PM
Hosted by: 
Peter Jones with special guest Alexia Smith (and friends)
Category: 
Folk

Master musician, folklorist, and "a spark plug for the revival of interest in American music traditions in the second half of the 20th century" (Paul Brown, NPR), Mike Seeger was so much to so many people. Join us as we not only share some of the music he both recorded (including archived performances from his many Prism appearances) and produced (Elizabeth Cotten, Dock Boggs, etc...), but also for firsthand stories from some of his friends and loved ones, including his widow, Alexia, who will join us for this very special event.Mike was a longtime friend to WTJU, even hosting the occasional folk marathon program back in the 1990s from Peabody Hall. So call 434-924-3959, and show your support for the man who did so much for traditional music.
Weather and Other Natural Disasters
When: 
Sunday, April 18 03:00PM
Hosted by: 
Sumner Brown
Category: 
Folk

In this time of dramatic weather and disasters worldwide, tune in as Sumner plays songs about drought and flooding, tornados and hurricanes, fires, earthquakes and even rain and snow. Expect to hear some poignant and gripping music!
Merle Haggard
When: 
Sunday, April 18 05:00PM
Hosted by: 
Bruce Koplin
Category: 
Folk

In forty five years and counting of so many memorable recordings, Merle Haggard has shared a distinctive voice, his Bakersfield roots, respect for the greatest singers of traditional county music, his incarcerations, five marriages (and how many lost weekends), a deeply personal sense of striving and of failure, of regrets and hopes, his populism and his contrariness, his deep sympathies for the jazz impulses in classic country and western swing, his recovery projects for the music of Jimmy Rodgers, Bob Wills and Lefty Frizzell. Join us for a two-hour celebration, April 18 from five to seven p.m.
Gospel Jubilee of the 1940's
When: 
Sunday, April 18 07:00PM
Hosted by: 
Rus Perry
Category: 
Folk

In the forties, gospel quartets across the south began to incorporate jazz and blues influences into their traditional repertoire of spirituals. The result was a joyous and syncopated music called Jubilee and represented by the Golden Gate Quartet, the Dixie Hummingbirds and the Swan Silvertones. Join Rus for two hours of toe-tapping and testifying.
Cantinas de la Vida, Amore y Mal Hombres
When: 
Sunday, April 18 09:00PM
Hosted by: 
Bill Adams and Sweet Marie
Category: 
Folk

Take a journey through songs of life, love and bad men. Sweet Marie y Guillermo will present the traditional Latin American folk songs and rancheras of Mercedes Sosa, Lydia Mendoza, Violetta Para, Lahsa, Lila Downs and others.
Still Bill:The Soul-Folk of Bill Withers
When: 
Sunday, April 18 11:00PM
Hosted by: 
Don Harrison
Category: 
Folk

"It's 1970, 1971 or something," Bill Withers remembers in an interview. "I'm this black guy coming out sitting on a chair with an acoustic guitar." What the burr-voiced West Virginia native produced was a series of direct, no-nonsense songs that spoke of identity, community, friendship and the politics of sex. And they sounded like nothing else on the radio. A few of Withers' best tunes became popular classics -- "Ain't No Sunshine," "Lean on Me" -- while many others remain unjustly obscure. Join Don and the Radio Wowsville bunch as they explore the career of Bill Withers, and take you to a place where folk music meets R&B, pop and (yes) soul.

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