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Bus tour through Richmond’s music history


Four-day music festival to benefit WRIR starts Thursday

Listen & Look: Audio Meets Visual with The Lotus Land Show

WRIR relaunching “Open Source” this Friday

New show on WRIR digs into census data, homelessness in Richmond

Open Source is a new local call-in show on WRIR, the first episode of which from last Friday dug into the economics of the new census numbers and then looked at homelessness in Richmond (and the Monroe Park Occupation). Listen or download at SoundCloud.

WRIR’s Party for the Rest of Us

Live music, spoken word, and DJ’s will highlight 97.3 FM WRIR’s annual birthday celebration on Friday, February 4th, 2011. WRIR’s “Party for the Rest of Us” begins at 7PM and continues until midnight in the Roosevelt Ballroom of the Renaissance Conference Center, 107 West Broad Street in Richmond, Virginia.

WRIR Fund Drive Fall 2010

Got a message from WRIR’s Liz Humes earlier today: WRIR is hosting its bi-annual Pledge Drive. Will you call in and contribute to keep independent music, news and views on the radio in Virginia? The number is 804-622-9747 or

Kick off your Halloweek at the WRIR 2010 Mashquerade

Kick off your Halloweek with WRIR’s 3rd annual Monster Mashquerade Friday October 22 at The Camel, featuring performances by Tyrannosaurus Awesome, Les La Britanica, and The Green Hearts, plus the Turnstyle Soundsystem DJs, DJ Michael Murphy, and DJ Futch Cassidy spinning live. Masks are required, and prizes will be awarded for best mask and best […]

In The Groove: Collecting and Curating African Music @ Anderson Gallery

An interesting accompaniment to the current show at the Anderson Gallery: Bill Lupoletti, WRIR’s world music director and host of Global A Go-Go, and David Noyes, host of WRIR’s Ambiance Congo and co-host of The Motherland Influence, will join Siemon Allen on Wednesday, September 29 at 6PM at VCU’s Anderson Gallery in a program titled […]