WTJU Rock Marathon starts tomorrow!

February 13th, 2011 · 2 Comments · By

The 2011 WTJU Rock Marathon Fundraiser starts at 6am on Monday morning! I’m really excited about the fundraiser this year, for a number of reasons. I’ve been a WTJU listener since I was a kid, and a volunteer at the station for almost three years now — I’ve written in the past about how much […]

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WTJU Marathon Pre-Party Tonight!

February 12th, 2011 · 8 Comments · By

Well, the annual WTJU Rock Marathon is coming up again soon — in fact, it starts next Monday (Valentine’s Day) and runs through Sunday the 20th.  There’s a lot of really exciting shows on the schedule, so you might want to take a look at it now and figure out which ones you want to […]

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Wild Nothing, Abe Vigoda, and Hoop Dreams playing tonight at… Trinity Irish Pub on the Corner?

February 10th, 2011 · 12 Comments · By

There was a time when students at the University of Virginia were a significant part of the Charlottesville music community… from tales of Chuck Berry and Iggy Pop playing at Newcomb Hall, to unconfirmed rumors of the James Brown band playing a few frat parties in their later years, as well as the era of […]

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Dr. Dog is here tomorrow – win tix

February 8th, 2011 · 7 Comments · By

Day 2 of happening shows and another giveaway: Dr. Dog play here a lot (Gravity Lounge AND The Southern in 2009 – how is that possible?), but this time you can win free tickets for their show at the Jefferson tomorrow night. $16 tickets are still on sale (they’ll be $18 at the door), but […]

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Tapes ‘n Tapes are here tomorrow – win tix

February 7th, 2011 · 1 Comment · By

Starting tomorrow, it looks Charlottesville is expecting a “buzz-band” wave, that’ll clear up by late Thursday night. See them all! (the others are Dr. Dog tomorrow and Wild Nothing / Abe Vigoda on Thursday). Tapes ‘n Tapes are first. They’re playing at the Jefferson Theater tomorrow night and we have two pairs of tickets to give […]

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