Commonwealth of Music One Year Anniversary w/ The Trillions & Those Manic Seas

June 21 2015, 10:51am
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Coming up this Wednesday it’s the One Year Anniversary of WNRN’s Commonwealth of Music at Main Street Annex w/ The Trillions & Those Manic Seas – FREE!

RSVP to guarantee your spot by emailing commonwealth@wnrn.org 

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WNRN VIP Member Offers – June 15, 2015

June 16 2015, 8:44am
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Supporting your favorite radio station is easy and only takes a few minutes. Each week we send you a list of offers for tickets to shows, movies, art, food, and more. We also provide exclusive access to member only events. Below is a list of offers our members can choose from this week. 

$5/Month or more will put you on the VIP list and support WNRN!

1. A pair of weekend passes to LOCKN’ Music Festival in Arrington, VA September 10-13. Lockn’ will feature Robert Plant and the Sensational Space Shifters, Little Feat, Deer Tick, Phil Lesh and Friends and many more.

2. A pair of tickets to see Trampled by Turtles and Dr. Dog at the nTelos Wireless Pavilion in Charlottesville on Friday, October 2.

3. A pair of tickets to see Mary Chapin Carpenter and the Indigo Girls at the nTelos Wireless Pavilion onSunday, June 21.

4. Tickets for you and a friend to see Rising Appalachia at The Jefferson Theater in Charlottesville on Friday, June 19.

5. Two tickets to see Chris Stapleton at The Jefferson Theater on Saturday, June 20.

6. Two tickets to see Big Something at The Camel in Richmond on Friday, June 19.

7. Two tickets to see Miracles of Modern Science at The Southern Cafe and Music Hall in Charlottesville onFriday, June 19.

8. Two tickets to see Imaginary Sons at The Camel in Richmond on Saturday, June 20.

9. Two tickets to the Chaise Lounge at The Tin Pan in Richmond on Saturday, June 20.

10. A pair of passes to see the Sixpack Songwriters Series at The Southern Cafe and Music Hall in Charlottesville on Saturday, June 20.

11. Two tickets to the Ben Sollee at The Lime Kiln Theater in Lexington on Saturday, June 20.

12. A pair of passes to see Parker Millsap at The Southern Cafe and Music Hall in Charlottesville on Thursday, June 25.

13. A $10 gift certificate for Fardowners in Crozet.

14. A $10 gift certificate for Telegraph Gallery on the Downtown Mall in Charlottesville.

15. A $10 gift certificate for Market Street Wineshop in Downtown Charlottesville.


Commonwealth of Music w/ Sleepwalkers @ In Your Ear Studio

April 19 2015, 11:10am
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We’re recording the next Commonwealth of Music with SLEEPWALKERS at In Your Ear Saturday, April 25 – FREE!

RSVP to guarantee your spot by emailing commonwealth@wnrn.org 

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Commonwealth of Music is made possible by the Charlottesville Area Community FoundationIn Your Ear Studio & Route 11 Potato Chips.


Lexington Sunrise Rotary

April 8 2015, 9:48am
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We are sponsoring the annual Road and River Relay on Saturday, May 2nd.  This event starts with a 5K out of downtown Lexington to Beans Bottom on the Maury River. Then participants will bike for a ten mile loop back to Beans Bottom for a canoe and paddle back to town at Jordan’s Point Park for a final one mile sprint. You can iron man it or put a team together with categories for age, sex and mixed sex. This event is sponsored by Devil’s Backbone. More Information.


Commonwealth of Music w/ The Hill and Wood & Robin Wynn @ Escafe

March 20 2015, 1:24pm
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Our next Commonwealth of Music will be recorded for radio playback this Sunday at Escafé with The Hill and Wood and just added – Robin Wynn Music! 8pm! RSVP to this free show by emailing commonwealth@wnrn.org

WNRN’s Commonwealth of Music is made possible by the Charlottesville Area Community Foundation – CACF and Route 11 Potato Chips.

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*WNRN Program Grid*

March 10 2015, 3:25pm
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Commonwealth of Music w/ Steal the Prize @ Fardowners

February 23 2015, 11:58am
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Coming up this Saturday, February 28th it’s our next Commonwealth of Music at Fardowners in Crozet with Steal The Prize! This show is free and will be recorded for radio playback. The band will also be filming the show and bringing out some surprise local musicians! RSVP to reserve your spot by emailing commonwealth@wnrn.org

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WNRN VIP Member Offers – February 2, 2015

February 3 2015, 11:01am
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Want offers for tickets to shows, movies, art, and more sent to your inbox each week?

Become a VIP today by making a pledge of support to WNRN.

 1. Tickets for you and a friend to Sufjan Stevens at DAR Constitution Hall in Washington, DC on Tuesday, May 5.

2. Two tickets to Spandau Ballet at the 9:30 Club in Washington, DC on Tuesday, April 28.

3. Tickets for you and a friend to see Big Head Todd at the 9:30 Club in Washington, DC on Thursday, February 19.

4. A pair of passes to Lotus at the nTelos Wireless Pavilion on Saturday, April 18, along with a pair of tickets to see them at The Jefferson the night before (Friday, April 17).

5. A pair of passes to James Madison University’s Frost Fest, featuring The Mowglis, X Ambassadors and Grizfolk at Wilson Hall on JMU’s Campus on Friday, February 6.

6. Two tickets to see Craig Bickhart and Jack Sundrud appearing as Idlewheel Acoustic in In Your Ear Studios on Thursday, February 12.

7. Tickets for you and a friend to Steep Canyon Rangers at The Jefferson Theater on Friday, February 6.

8. A pair of passes to see Donna the Buffalo at The Jefferson Theater on Saturday, February 7.

9. Tickets for you and a friend to Umphrey’s McGee at The Jefferson Theater on Wednesday, February 11.

10. A pair of passes to see Zoso, the Ultimate Led Zeppelin Experience, at The Jefferson Theater on Thursday, February 12.

11. A pair of passes to The Southern Belles at The Camel in Richmond on Friday, February 6.

12. Two tickets to The Mantras at The Southern Cafe and Music Hall on Friday, February 6.

13. A pair of passes to see Folk Soul Revival + Bourbon Barrel Congress at Clementine in Harrisonburg onFriday, February 6.

14. Two tickets to The Pat McGee Band Reunion Show at The Southern Cafe and Music Hall on Saturday, February 7.

15. Tickets for you and a friend to see Former Champions at The Camel on Saturday, February 7.

16. A pair of passes to Philosophunk + Night Idea at Clementine in Harrisonburg on Saturday, February 7.

17. Two tickets to see Tauk at The Southern Cafe and Music Hall on Wednesday, February 11.

18. A pair of tickets to see Seventh Son at any Regal Cinemas.

19. A $10 gift certificate for Fardowners in Crozet.

20. A $10 gift certificate to Pasture in Charlottesville.

21. A $10 gift certificate to McGrady’s Irish Pub in Charlottesville.

22. A $10 gift card for lunch at Threepenny Cafe in Charlottesville.

23. A $10 Gift Certificate for Telegraph Gallery on the Downtown Mall in Charlottesville.

24. A $10 Gift Certificate for Market Street Wineshop in Downtown Charlottesville.


Forbes Center for the Performing Arts

January 26 2015, 2:58pm
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On Wednesday, February Fourth at 8 pm we present the Symphony Orchestra of the State of Mexico in the Forbes Center Concert Hall. Direct from Mexico City, the Orchestra was founded in 1971 by Maestro Enrique Bátiz and the State Government of Mexico with the aim of promoting music as a means of union and identification among Mexicans. This once-in-a-lifetime performance features Joaquín Rodrigo’s Concierto de Aranjuez with Mexican guitar soloist Alfonso Moreno, Joaquín Turina’s Danzas Fantásticas Op 22, and Johannes Brahms’ Symphony No. 4 in E Minor Op. 98.

On Friday, March Sixth at 8 pm we present Anderson & Roe Piano Duo in the Forbes Center Concert Hall. Known for their adrenalized performances, original compositions and notorious music videos, Greg Anderson and Elizabeth Joy Roe are revolutionizing the piano duo experience for the 21st century. Their recent album, When Words Fade, topped the Billboard Classical Charts in 2012. Graduates of The Juilliard School, Anderson and Roe have appeared on NPR and MTV, and have performed to critical acclaim across the globe, including recent tours in North America, Asia and South Africa.

On Monday, March Thirtieth and Tuesday, March Thirty-First at 8pm, we present Ailey II  at the Forbes Center Main stage Theater. Ailey II is a popular dance company that merges the spirit and energy of young dance talent with creative choreographers. With a distinctive repertory, Ailey II presents performances by Alvin Ailey, Judith Jamison and Robert Battle.

For more information on these and other events:jmuforbescenter.com


Commonwealth of Music with Beleza at Glass House Winery

January 26 2015, 9:11am
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Our next Commonwealth of Music will be recorded this Saturday, January 31 at Glass House Winery with Beleza Music! The show is free but to guarantee entry you must RSVP by emailing commonwealth@wnrn.org – Music starts at 7:00pm.

 Support your local musicians and local venues!

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