• Live music performances from local and national artists as close as your FM dial.

In April, Senator Tim Kaine visited WRIR’s studios for an exclusive interview with the hosts of Open Source RVA. Senator Kaine talked about the resolution that he wrote when he was mayor of Richmond that helped to put WRIR and low power radio on the map. And yes, Don did ask about his potential nomination as vice president. You can hear the two part interview at the show’s on soundcloud. Open Source RVA is WRIR’s weekly news show. Don hosts the show with a variety of others who talk about the city’s theater scene, restaurants and happenings. Follow them on Facebook @OpenSourceRVA to see who else will come into WRIR’s studios for an interview. Open Source RVA airs every Friday, 2-3p, and repeats on Sunday, 7a.

I can’t tell you how many times, someone suggests that WRIR should do a talk show about Richmond’s thriving music scene. It only makes sense. We’re the only radio station who regularly plays Richmond bands. Our live studio hosts a who’s who of Richmond rockers. Our volunteers and listeners are part of the city’s talent pool. Ladies and gentleman, presenting Tympanum Effect: a show that highlights the creative people who enrich our city’s music scenes and delves into lesser known territories of song and sound. Hosted by JR and guest producers, it airs every other Saturday at 5pm. JR shares why this show will help Richmond’s music scene and offers insights to anyone interested in hosting a program on WRIR. Keep reading –> Read more…

Good morning and welcome to your weekend.

This week we are reviewing the finalists for the NAMA and ISMA award shows.

This allows for fresh music, new artists, and certainly a new feel to come to the airwaves through InterTribal on-air.

Let’s enjoy!

Walk in Peace,

Tall Feathers

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Tonight is the first show in the sign of Virgo, and to ring it in all proper-like, it is my honor and privilege to invite my Supreme Vrrrgo best friend, Lady Catnip of Meow Mix! up to the mic to talk all things Virgo.

That’s the main focus of the show tonight, folks.

So get your crosswords, planners, and dish gloves ready, pretty thangz.

It’s Virgo Season.


Above: Actual Picture of Lady Catnip.

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What the Fontaine?!: You never know what you’ll hear next on this fun mix of tunes from across the decades and musical genres.”

Agent Orange played Richmond again last night. I didn’t get to see it, but they’ve been a blast the 3 or 4 times they’ve played here over the last coupla years. Yay fun! Anyway, I’m back at WRIR tonight 9-11pmEDT for another go-round of music and whatnot. Tune in.

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Thats Right its the Cause of the beatles and the effect they had on us as well as the effect we had on them!

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rock n roll gal

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On today’s Open Source RVA, we present a rebroadcast of our interview with author — and occasional OSRVA guest host — Dale Brumfield, who talks about his forthcoming book on the Virginia State Penitentiary. We also revisit our talk with mayoral hopeful Farid Alan Schintzius, who fills us in on his efforts to appeal the decision by the city’s electoral board that disqualifies him from the ballot. And we present a (past) installment of “Curtain Call,” our special bi-weekly segment on the entrances and exits of the city’s theater scene, produced by the RIchmond Theatre Critics Circle. Remember: if you didn’t get it the first time, you can back up and try it again. That’s what summer reruns are for. Listen to Richmond’s audio news digest today at 2PM on WRIR 97.3 FM and

Technology has failed me in every conceivable way this morning so we’re digging into my magic bag of CDs and pulling together a show. Let’s have some fun!

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