WNRN is celebrating 25 years of great independent music radio in Central Virginia with a years worth of amazing events, on air specials, and opportunities to connect! Click on one of the events below to learn more and join us for our 25th anniversary celebration, made possible with support from Rockingham Insurance.
Troy Andrews, who performs under the stage name Trombone Shorty started performing before kindergarten, on the streets of New Orleans as a 4 year old. Already experienced in music at the age of 8, he formed his first band. By 13 he was on the road in Lenny Kravitz’s band. One of seven children, Troy grew up in one of New Orleans’ oldest black neighborhoods, Treme. Music was always part [...]
Since 2014 when we launched Hear Together, our award-winning series that spotlights organizations making a difference in our community, WNRN has highlighted hundreds of organizations and events over the airwaves. As part of our 25th anniversary celebration presented by Rockingham Insurance, we will bring the spirit of Hear Together from the airwaves into our community with a spectacular Earth Day River Clean Up & Concert featuring rock duo Illiterate [...]
Thanks again to this year's Commonwealth Holiday Showcase performers Good Dog Nigel, Vivian Leva and Riley Calcagno, Deau Eyes and Saw Black. If you weren't lucky enough to win passes you can watch our full December 15th performance from In Your Ear studios in Richmond below and stream our December 8th performances from our Charlottesville studio. Dec 15th (Richmond) Dec 8th (Charlottesville) [...]