Support WNRN This Spring!

Early Birds: Make a contribution before Friday March 26th and you will be entered to win a private movie theater rental at either Common House Richmond or the Alamo Drafthouse in Charlottesville!*

Click on a button below to become a member, an  auto-renewing Evergreen member, or if you are already a member you can make an additional contribution. You can also mail checks to WNRN / 2250 Old Ivy Road, Suite 2 / Charlottesville, VA 22903. Thank you for supporting WNRN!

All new & renewing members will get access to our weekly VIP email, plus our brand new Spring 2021 t-shirt designed by Richmond artists and friends of the station Matt Lively and Tim Harper! Scroll down to get a sneak peek at the design before they’re printed.

Contribute Here:

Regular Member
Evergreen Member
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Spring 2021 T-Shirt Design:

*Movie room rentals will be dependent on the schedule of Alamo Drafthouse and Common House RVA. Common House RVA movie room rental must be redeemed Tuesday- Thursday. You may enter to win either room rental by emailing

2021-03-02T13:51:31-05:00March 2nd, 2021|Featured, Membership|

Stream Our Latest Sessions On Demand

While working from home WNRN is connecting you to some of our favorite musicians near and far with our Home Studio Sessions. Tune in all next week for new interviews and performances!

2021-03-02T13:49:11-05:00March 1st, 2021|Featured, In-Studios|

Devon Gilfillian and Illiterate Light Find “Freedom” With New Collaboration

(Hear the full interview above)

Desiré Moses chats with Devon Gilfillian and Illiterate Light about food, pandemic lifestyles, and how their collaborative single “Freedom” took shape in this wide ranging Home Studio Session. Plus, the trio teams up to share an exclusive acoustic version of “Freedom” and Illiterate Light revisits an early NRN favorite (videos below) (more…)

2021-03-02T13:22:52-05:00February 26th, 2021|Featured, In-Studios|

See All Our Dead Air 2.4 Performances!

Thanks for joining us for the premiere of Dead Air 2.4! Watch the entire show streaming on demand below. Special thanks to all the musicians, engineers, crew, venues, non-profits, and local businesses who helped make this year’s event possible, and to our sponsors and members who allowed us to make this program free for everyone! (more…)

2021-03-02T13:52:22-05:00February 25th, 2021|Dead Air, Featured, In-Studios|

‘Hear Together’ Presents: Hearing Hidden Voices

Hearing Hidden Voices is a three-part Hear Together series committed to amplifying voices in our community, even when the spotlight has been turned off. Each profile highlights the work of a different Lynchburg native who made seminal strides in the fight for inclusion and equality of the Black community in our area — and beyond.

These interviews were recorded and produced in late 2019 by Desire Moses and music was provided by Richmond’s Spacebomb house band. Listen below to learn more about Tennis Hall of Famer Robert “Whirlwind” Johnson, pioneering aviator Chauncey Spencer, and ticket-taker and community icon Lottie Payne Stratton who worked for three decades at the segregated box office at the historic Academy Theatre. (more…)

2020-09-18T14:15:29-04:00September 14th, 2020|Featured, Hear Together|

Dead Air II is Out Now!

WNRN Presents: Dead Air 2 captures the joyfully raucous atmosphere of our second annual Central Virginia tribute to the music of the Grateful Dead. On November 22nd, 2019 at the historic Academy Theatre in Lynchburg VA, 23 Central VA bands (plus a few special guests!) stepped on stage to perform a song from the vast Grateful Dead catalog. The concert itself was an enormous undertaking, featuring over 100 musicians on stage, and it was captured flawlessly by our friends at Blue Sprocket.  ORDER NOW to get the full album as a digital download, CD, or  limited edition LP. Your purchase also includes a one-year membership to WNRN and access to our member-only VIP mailing list. Scroll down to see the track listing, sample tracks, and videos from the concert!

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Dead Air II performance videos

Track Listing: 

Artist Song
Adams Plastic Pond Shakedown Street
The Currys Till the Morning Comes
Xenith Sugar Magnolia
Dogwood Tales St. Stephen
Free Union Brown Eyed Women
The Gladstones New Speedway Boogie
Lowland Hum Brokedown Palace
Rob Cheatham China Cat Sunflower->I Know You Rider