The Localmotive

Sponsored by Fardowners.


For a unique blend of local and regional music from Central Virginia and the Shenandoah Valley, The Localmotive is your ticket.  Every Sunday at 7PM, Jess Martin presents the premiere showcase of area musical talent, spanning the entire state of Virginia and dating back to the mid-90s.  With exclusive premieres and original live music heard nowhere else, tune in for The Localmotive on WNRN.

If you’re in a band or you’re a musician looking for some airplay, remember that you can always submit your material for consideration. Drop off a CD at the station during regular business hours, or send your stuff to:

The Localmotive

c/o WNRN

2250 Old Ivy Road, Suite 2

Charlottesville, VA  22903

August 8 2014, 5:41pm
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Rockn’ to LOCKN’ Festival: Final Round at The Jefferson Theater happening this Saturday with The NorthernersPeople’s Blues of RichmondErin and the Wildfire, & The Trongone Band! One band will win a spot on the Lockn’ 2014 stage, a feature in Relix Magazine, and more. The night will be packed with music from some of Virginia’s finest. See you there! Event Info HERE.

Rockn’ to Lockn’ Festival: Round 3 at The Jefferson Theater

May 20 2014, 7:11am
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Make sure you’re at The Jefferson Theater on Friday, July 18th for the third round of Rockn’ to Lockn’, the battle of Virginia bands to play this year’s Lockn’ Festival! You have to be there to vote for your favorite and send them to the final round taking place in Richmond in August.  Final round winner receives a cash prize, a feature in Relix Magazine, a WNRN in-studio session, and will play Lockn’ 2014!