Support TUNEAGE on WNRN!

Your contribution keeps Grateful Dead & Phriends (best.show.ever.) on the air every single Saturday! Your one-time donation includes a year-long membership to WNRN or you can become a sustaining Evergreen member with a monthly donation of $5/month or more. Memberships include access to our weekly VIP email list with ticket giveaways, member event opportunities, free music, and more plus you can choose from our exclusive Grateful Dead & Phriends thank you gifts (see below).

One Time Donation
Evergreen Donation

Grateful Dead & Phriends Thank You Gifts

Get the "Grateful Deal" for $20/Month!

Our Best. Deal. Ever. Includes 'Skull & Roses' 50th anniversary reissue and Garcia Live Vol. 16 on CD, GD&P cooler bag, baseball cap, and t-shirt. Plus you'll get access to our VIP email list, Member Card, and the HQ WNRN stream!

or our latest GD&Phriends T-Shirts and Hats!

“High Time” Tee ($5/mo)
GD&P Hat & T-Shirt ($10/mo)
Tee + Hat + Disc Golf disc ($15/mo)

2021-05-28T09:05:28-04:00February 26th, 2021|Membership, Miscellaneous, Tuneage|

WNRN VIP Member List 12/15/20



1. A pair of tickets to see Suggesting Rhythm at The Beacon Theater in Hopewell on Sunday, December 20.




2. Keith Richards and the X-Pensive Winos – Live at the Hollywood Palladium, December 15, 1988 vinyl box set.
3. Keith Richards and the X-Pensive Winos – Live at the Hollywood Palladium, December 15, 1988 on CD.


Gift Cards and More:


4. A Joovv Red Light Therapy Session ($25 value) at Rivanna Cryotherapy Recovery Center in Charlottesville.
5. A $45 gift card to The Spa at The Blackburn Inn & Conference Center in Staunton.
6. A $10 gift card to Firefly Restaurant + Game Room in Charlottesville.
7. A $10 gift card to JaDean’s Smokin’ Six O BBQ in Richmond.
8. A $10 gift card to The Brick Oven in Charlottesville.
9. A $10 gift certificate for Fardowners in Crozet.
10. A $20 gift card to Top Notch Pharmacy in Charlottesville.
11. A $10 gift card to Oakhurst Inn & Cafe in Charlottesville.
12. A $10 gift card to Market Street Wine in Charlottesville.
13. A $15 gift card to Studio Two Three in Richmond.
14. A $10 gift card to Not Fade Away in Midlothian.
15. A $10 gift card to Sheppard Street Tavern in Richmond.
16. A CBD gift basket from Happy Trees Agriculture Supply (~$40 value) in Richmond.
17. A $50 gift card to LaDIFF in Richmond.
2021-03-26T13:17:25-04:00December 15th, 2020|Membership|

Join Our Email List

Join our email list to receive our monthly email newsletter and we’ll keep you in the know about upcoming events at the station, concerts and festivals in our area, and artist interviews and other exciting programs coming up on our airwaves! 

2021-03-31T12:20:57-04:00March 31st, 2020|Membership|

In-Studio at WNRN Volume 7!

The In Studio at WNRN CD compilation features songs performed exclusively for WNRN by artists including Phosphorescent, Illiterate Light, The Lone Bellow, Sean McConnell, and many more!

You can also check out videos of in-studio performances from artists featured on the compilation on WNRN’s Youtube page, including performances by Minor Poet, Cordovas, Amos Lee, and more.

Get your copy by becoming a member here!


Track Listing-

1 Frank Turner- Blackout
2 Cordovas- This Town’s a Drag
3 Phosphorescent- New Birth in New England
4 Lily and Madeleine- Can’t Help the Way I Feel
5 Sean McConnell- Here We Go
6 Illiterate Light- Better Than I Used To
7 Charley Crockett- If Not the Fool
8 Blue Highway- Both Ends of the Train
9 Strong Water- If I was
10 Brett Dennen- Already Gone
11 Free Union- Good Day to Cry
12 The Lone Bellow- Time’s Always Leaving
13 Minor Poet- Tropic of Cancer
14 Amos Lee- No More Darkness, No More Light
15 The Marcus King Band- Homesick

2019-12-09T11:27:50-05:00September 17th, 2019|Featured, In-Studios, Membership|

Support WNRN’s Fall Fund Drive!

Support WNRN’s Fall Fund Drive now, and you’ll ensure another season of great independent music radio in Central Virginia!

*When you become a WNRN VIP member from 1-2 p.m., you’ll be automatically entered to win tickets to see Bon Iver and Feist at The Anthem in DC on Thursday, October 17th*

The following thank you gifts are available with new donations:

$5/month ($60/year): T-shirt designed by Mary Fleming of Studio Two Three

$10/month ($120/year): In-Studio at WNRN Volume 7 + t-shirt

$15/month ($180/year): Socks, In-Studio at WNRN Volume 7 and a t-shirt

$20/month ($240/year): Hoodie and choice of gift

$30/month ($360/year): Clear backpack and choice of gift

$50/month ($600/year): Amazon Echo Dot and choice of gift

$100/month ($1200/year): Producer’s Club benefits and choice of gift

Make a donation now!

You can also enter to win tickets to see Bon Iver and Feist at The Anthem in DC on Thursday, October 17th by emailing boniver@wnrn.org.

2019-10-08T15:38:26-04:00September 17th, 2019|Membership|

WNRN VIP Member List 3/11/19

Concerts & Events:
1. Tickets for you and a friend to see Chamomile & Whiskey with Trees on Fire and Strong Water at The Jefferson Theater in Charlottesville on Friday, March 15.
2. Two tickets to Mumford & Sons at John Paul Jones Arena in Charlottesville on Saturday, March 16.
3. Two VIP tickets to Charlottesville Ballet Presents: Cinderella (show at 7:00 p.m.), including pre-show “Meet the Ballet” cocktail and discussion at Academy Center of the Arts in Lynchburg on Saturday, March 16.
4. A pair of tickets to Kurt Vile and the Violators at The National in Richmond on Sunday, March 17.
5. Two tickets to Railroad Earth at The National in Richmond on Thursday, March 21.
6. A pair of tickets to see The Mavericks at The Historic Academy of Music Theatre in Lynchburg on Friday, March 22.

Club Shows: 

7. A pair of tickets to see Kenneka Cook and Horsehead at The Camel in Richmond on Friday, March 15.
8. Tickets for you and a friend to see The Hip Abduction at The Broadberry in Richmond on Friday, March 15.
9. Two tickets to Low Volume at Clementine in Harrisonburg on Friday, March 15.
10. A pair of tickets to see Yarn at The Broadberry in Richmond on Saturday, March 16.
11. Two tickets to Post-Rock The Block with Kristeva, Colin Phils, Desert Altar, and Righter at The Camel in Richmond on Saturday, March 16.
12. Tickets for you and a friend to Lord Nelson with Bloo Lagoon at Clementine in Harrisonburg on Saturday, March 16.
13. Two tickets to DJ Dance Party at The Golden Pony in Harrisonburg on Saturday, March 16.
14. Tickets for you and a friend to Strong Water with Wylder and Eli Lev at Clementine in Harrisonburg on Sunday, March 17.
15. A pair of tickets to see The Messthetics at  The Southern Cafe & Music Hall in Charlottesville on Wednesday, March 20.
16. Two tickets to South Hill Banks at  The Southern Cafe & Music Hall on Thursday, March 21.
17. Tickets for you and a friend to see RDGLDGRN at The Broadberry in Richmond on Thursday, March 21.

Gift Cards and More:

18. A $10 gift certificate to Rethreads: Consignment Clothing for Men & Women in Charlottesville.
19. A $10 gift certificate for Fardowners in Crozet.
20. A $10 gift certificate for Kegney Brothers in Lynchburg.
21. A $10 gift certificate to Firefly Restaurant + Arcade in Charlottesville.
22. A $50 gift certificate for Twice is Nicee in the Preston Plaza in Charlottesville.
23. Two tickets to Alamo Drafthouse ($25 value) in Charlottesville.
24. A $20 gift card to Top Notch Pharmacy  in Charlottesville.
25. A $10 gift card to Oakhurst Inn & Cafe  in Charlottesville.
26. One hour of free games at Ruby’s Arcade in Harrisonburg.
27. A $15 gift card to Hobnob in Lakeside in Richmond.
28. A $15 gift card to Home Team Grill  at the Fan location in Richmond.
29. A $10 gift card to Market Street Wine  in Charlottesville.
30. A free NormaTec Compression Session ($25 value) at Rivanna Cryotherapy Recovery Center in Charlottesville.
31. A $15 gift card to Studio Two Three in Richmond.
32. A free 90 minute float ($65 value) at AquaFloat in Charlottesville.
33. A gift certificate for one prenatal or postnatal yoga session ($15 value) at MyBirth in Richmond.
2019-03-11T15:44:32-04:00March 12th, 2019|Membership|

Thanks For Making ‘Dead Air’ A Success!

Thanks to everyone who celebrated 22 years of WNRN with us at The Paramount Theater!

A special shout-out to the bands, nonprofits, crew, sponsors, staff and volunteers who made this event possible. And a huge thank-you goes out to Shenandoah Valley Organic, Blue Mountain Brewery, Blue Ridge Graphics, Vitae Spirits, The Paramount Theater, The College Inn, Steve Haske, The Catering Outfit, Chris Jackson and Blue Sprocket Sound and Southard Audio in Harrisonburg.

And thank you to all of our members, whose support has kept independent music radio on the airwaves for more than 20 years.

Below you will find the winners for each of the raffle items, along with the evening’s setlist and list of nonprofits that we partnered with throughout the evening.

Here are the results of our raffle! If you’re a winner, email raffle@wnrn.org to claim your prize before February 14th!

  1. Fall 1989: The Long Island SoundCollector’s edition: An all new 6-CD box set featuring two complete, previously unreleased performances from the Jerry Garcia Band and Bob Weir & Rob Wasserman  recorded September 5th, 1989 in Hartford, CT and September 6th, 1989 in Uniondale, NY.  This collection features cover art by Stanley Mouse, liner notes by author Blair Jackson and over 5-1/2 hours of previously unreleased music.  The Collectors Edition includes the 6-CD set, a signed & numbered (edition of 750) limited edition Stanley Mouse screen print, large format booklet and exclusive t-shirt presented in a handcrafted, California-made solid wood frame. WINNER: 307486
  1. Jerry Garcia Studio Album Vinyl Collection:The complete Garcia solo studio catalog pressed to 180gram vinyl.  The collection includes: Garcia, Compliments, Reflections, Cats Under The Stars, and Run for the Roses WINNER: 148131
  1. GarciaLive Series: Volumes 1 -> 10  Every installment of the in the GarciaLive series thus far (23 CDs in total) which includes seven Jerry Garcia Band shows (December 31, 1975, November 8, 1976, March 22, 1978, March 1, 1980, May 20, 1990, August 5, 1990, and November 23, 1991), two December 1974 Legion of Mary performances, as well as two Jerry Garcia and Merl Saunders shows from July 5, 1973 and August 11, 1974. WINNER: 147844

Volume 1: March 1, 1980 Capitol Theatre
Volume 2: August 5, 1990 Greek Theatre
Volume 3: December 14-15, 1974 Northwest Tour 
Volume 4: March 22nd, 1978 Veteran’s Hall
Volume 5: December 31st, 1975 Keystone Berkeley
Volume 6: July 5th, 1973 Lions Share
Volume 7: November 8th, 1976 Sophies Palo Alto
Volume 8: November 23rd, 1991 Bradley Center 
Volume 9: August 11th, 1974 Keystone Berkeley
Volume 10: May 20th, 1990 Hilo Civic Center

  1. Bruce Hornsby & The Noisemakers –Rehab Reunion Signed Vinyl: Bruce Hornsby’s most recent studio album, autographed by Hornsby. WINNER: 307747
  1. Grateful Dead – Pacific Northwest 73-74: The Complete Recordings Boxed Set: 6 complete shows on 19 discs, individually numbered limited edition of 15,000 WINNER: 307432
  1. Grateful Dead – Playing In The Band, Seattle, Washington 5/21/74. 180 gram vinyl limited edition of 7400 (The Dead’s legendary and longest uninterrupted song ever recorded), PLUS a Blu-ray copy of Long Strange Trip: The Untold Story Of The Grateful Dead (the four hour documentary and a bonus disc of two extra hours of live footage) WINNER: 147728
  1. Grateful Dead – Cornell 5/8/77, 5-LP Set with custom etched 10th side WINNER: 307467
  1. Grateful Dead – Portland Memorial Coliseum, Portland OR 5/19/74, 6-LP Set of 180 gram vinyl (limited edition of 7500) WINNER: 922525
  1. Grateful Dead – Fillmore West, 2/27/69, 4-LP set (limited edition of 9000), PLUS a Blu-ray copy of Long Strange Trip: The Untold Story Of The Grateful Dead (the four hour documentary and a bonus disc of two extra hours of live footage) WINNER: 922466
  1. Grateful Dead – Long Strange Trip motion picture soundtrack 6-LP set (limited edition of 3000) WINNER: 307264
  1. Keller Williams’ KWahtro –Sync Signed Vinyl: A collaborative studio album by Keller Williams’ KWahtro four piece band, featuring Danton Boller, Rodney Holmes, Gibb Droll, and autographed by Williams himself. WINNER: 922693
  1. Trampled By Turtles –Wild Animals Signed Vinyl: Trampled By Turtles’ seventh studio album, autographed by all band members. WINNER: 147184
  1. Yonder Mountain String Band – Aint Love Signed Vinyl: Yonder Mountain String Band’s most recent studio album, autographed by all five band members. WINNER: 307423
  1. The Man –Woodstock Signed Vinyl: Portugal. The Man’s eighth and most recent studio album, autographed by the band and featuring the Grammy award-winning track “Feel It Still.” WINNER: 922048
  1. Ziggy Marley –Ziggy Marley Signed Vinyl: Ziggy Marley’s sixth solo studio album, signed by the artist himself and featuring his brother Stephen Marley. WINNER: 147546
  1. Old Crow Medicine Show –Volunteer Signed Vinyl: Old Crow Medicine Show’s most recent studio album, autographed by all six band members. WINNER: 307174
  1. Greensky Bluegrass –Shouted, Written Down & Quoted Signed Vinyl: Greensky Bluegrass’ most recent studio album, autographed by the five-piece band. WINNER: 922054
  1. Galactic –Into the Deep Signed Vinyl: Galactic’s most recent studio album, autographed by all six current members and featuring JJ Grey, Mavis Staples, and more. WINNER: 147220
  1. Dark Star Orchestra – Signed Poster: Dark Star Orchestra 11” x 17” psychedelic poster signed by all current members. WINNER: 307429
  1. My Morning Jacket – Signed Poster: Signed My Morning Jacket 18” x 24” The Waterfall WINNER: 307439
  1. Widespread Panic – Signed Poster: Signed Widespread Panic 17” x 25” Street Dogs poster designed by Chris Bilheimer. WINNER: 307419
  1. Sturgill Simpson – Signed Poster: Signed Sturgill Simpson 22” x 28” Metamodern Sounds in Country Music poster by Thinking Out Loud Design. WINNER: 922086

Dead Air at The Paramount Theater, Charlottesville, VA, USA
January 11, 2019 Setlist

Travis Elliott – Cryptical Envelopment > Wharf Rat
Gallatin Canyon – I Know You Rider
Sammi Lanzetta – Brokedown Palace
Lord Nelson – Brown Eyed Women
The Front Porch – Monkey and the Engineer
Eli Cook – Deep Elem Blues
Scott Miller – Black Peter
Charlottesville Day School Chorus – Bird Song
The Steel Wheels – Friend of the Devil
Andy Jenkins – Box of Rain
The Judy Chops – Shakedown Street
The Gladstones – Cold Rain and Snow
Gold Connections – Cumberland Blues
Early Music Access Project – China Doll
David Wax Museum – If I Had the World to Give
Rob Cheatham Music – Eyes of the World
Kenneka Cook – Easy Wind
Chamomile and Whiskey – Touch of Grey
Minor Poet – Here Comes Sunshine
Free Union Music – Casey Jones
Charlottesville Ballet – Rosemary > Dark Star
Strong Water – New Speedway Boogie
Bryan Elijah Smith – Truckin’
Lowland Hum – Attics of My Life
J Roddy Walston and The Business – Fire on the Mountain


Our nonprofit neighbors who joined us for the evening:

BRIMS: Blue Ridge Irish Music School

LEAP: Local Energy Alliance Program

BGF: Building Goodness Foundation

Wild Virginia

Common Ground

Embrace Richmond

Project GROWS

SARA: Sexual Assault Resource Agency


EFN: Emergency Food Network

Literacy Volunteers

Charlottesville Ballet

Wintergreen Adaptive Sports

The Listening

Early Music Access Project

The Front Porch

Cville Day School

Camp Kum-ba-yah at Cosby Woods

City Schoolyard Garden

Lime Kiln Theater

Charlottesville Free Clinic


Check out our photos from the night, taken by G. Milo Farineau, below!

Dead Air is sponsored by:

2019-10-08T15:39:18-04:00January 14th, 2019|Featured, Membership|

Become a WNRN VIP Member!

Celebrate 22 years of WNRN by becoming a member, renewing your membership, or making an additional gift to your existing membership here!

Keep WNRN independent by making a contribution and you’ll receive the following thank-you gifts:


$5/mo or $60 annually: The new WNRN Fall T-shirt or ladies T-shirt

Shirt200 (1)

$10/mo or $120 annually: In-Studio at WNRN Vol. 6 CD AND T-shirt/ladies T-shirt 

  1. Blitzen Trapper – Furr

  2. Dr. Dog – Heart Killer

  3. Phoebe Bridgers – Motion Sickness

  4. The New Pornographers – Whiteout Conditions

  5. The Wood Brothers – Happiness Jones

  6. Ani DiFranco – Everest

  7. Steve Earle – Copperhead Road

  8. Robert Finley – Get It While You Can

  9. Frightened Rabbit – Head Rolls Off

  10. Becca Mancari – Arizona Fire

  11. Matthew Logan Vasquez – Same

  12. The Trongone Band – Blind

  13. Brent Cobb – Ain’t a Road Too Long

  14. Rhett Miller – Timebomb

  15. Keller Williams – Doobie in my Pocket

$15/mo or $180 annually: WNRN Fall socks  AND T-shirt/ladies T-shirt, OR In-Studio at WNRN Vol. 6 CD

$15mo Socks

$20/mo or $240 annually: Insulated stainless travel coffee mug AND T-shirt/ladies T-shirt, OR new WNRN Fall socks OR the In-Studio at WNRN Vol. 5 CD.

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$30/mo or $360 annually:WNRN Hoodie AND T-shirt/ladies T-shirt, OR WNRN Spring socks, OR the In-Studio at WNRN Vol. 6 CD, OR an insulated stainless travel coffee mug 

Shirt200 (2)

$50/mo or $600 annually: Choice of one gift (Echo Dots are for new members only), and membership in our Sponsor’s Club, guaranteeing you two spots at every WNRN event we host


$100/mo or $1200 annually: Choice of one gift(Echo Dots are for new members only), and membership in our Producer’s Club, guaranteeing you two spots at every WNRN event we host, access to our VIP seats at The National in Richmond and a thank you in the liner notes of our next In-Studio at WNRN CD

Thank you for supporting community radio in Central Virginia!

2019-10-08T15:39:24-04:00October 1st, 2018|Featured, Membership|