Indigo De Souza on World Cafe

Monday, August 8, 2022 Indigo De Souza’s latest album, Any Shape You Take, is all about connection – from odes to her found family like “Hold U” to “Real Pain,” which she created using voice [...]

Decade of Difference: XTC

After a few false starts, Swindons’ XTC emerged from the UK punk scene to become of of the smartest and most enduring pop bands of the 70s and 80s. Andy Partridge and Colin Moulding met [...]

Country Feedback Playlist for Aug 7, 2022

Country Feedback Playlist for                           8/7/2022 Artist - Album - Title - Release Year Kelsey Waldon - No Regular Dog - Backwater Blues - 2022 Legacaster - Do the Truck - Do the Truck - 2022 [...]

Dead Air III at The National August 27th!

WNRN's 25th-anniversary celebration continues with the final edition of our 'Dead Air' Grateful Dead tribute trilogy. After two wild nights at the Paramount Theater in Charlottesville and the Academy Theatre in Lynchburg, the biggest [...]

Billy Bragg on World Cafe

Friday, August 5, 2022 In dark times, Billy Bragg understands how much a song can help. His new album, The Million Things That Never Happened, is full of songs that are meant to lift you [...]

Decade of Difference: Chuck Prophet

California native Chuck Prophet had his first music success with the 80s band Green on Red appearing on their last six releases before the group disbanded in 1992. Around 1990, Prophet started work on a [...]

Community Connection: Free Union Country School

The Free Union Country School is an independent elementary school serving children from preschool to 5th grade in the Charlottesville area. They believe that natural curiosity, creativity, and eagerness to explore are powerful forces that [...]

Community Connection: Richmond SPCA

The Richmond SPCA is a nonprofit, no-kill humane society in Richmond, saving the lives of about 4,000 homeless dogs and cats annually. This year's Richmond Brunch Weekend, on September 10th and 11th, will benefit the animals [...]