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By: Connor Fawcett I was lucky enough to see one of my favorite performers, Dominic Fike, play live at Franklin Music Hall this past November. Fike, one of the most popular indie/pop artists of recent years was touring during late 2022 alongside his opening band, Baird. I’ve featured Dominic on my show, The Alt Rock […]

On December 17th and 18th, the Philadelphia Cat Extravaganza kicked off at the Philly Expo Center. The event was hosted by Loving Cats Worldwide (LCWW). Among the many cat lovers who attended were WXVU Radio’s Allison Bajada and Ryan Dery, who were excited to visit some cool kitties and report on the event. As we […]

It’s been a semester of firsts at Villanova’s WXVU, including taking over the FM signal full-time at 89.1, serving Villanova and the Main Line all day, every day! Now, we’re broadcasting with RDS!  You’ll be able to see information on the current song and artist playing on WXVU, or the current WXVU show name, on […]

On Tuesday, November 15, at 7:00 PM at the Topper Theater inside the Mullen Center, two sensational Classical Guitarists, John Marcel Williams, and Lenny Ranallo, performed as part of the ACS ‘Evolution of Classical Guitar’ show.  John and Lenny performed solo and duet pieces showcasing the best of classical guitar music spanning from the Baroque […]

By:  Nick Langan My knowledge of country music isn’t necessarily extensive, but I know some of the hits, including the #1 Billboard banger from the Summer of 2021, “Famous Friends” from Chris Young and Kane Brown.  Indeed, it pays to know friends in high places.  WXVU alum Jeffrey St. Pierre is the Assistant Program Director […]

By: Gerry Dobson We Intend to Cause Havoc (abbreviated as Witch), is a Zambian rock band formed in the 1970s during Zambian’s early post-independence days. The lead singer and last surviving member of Witch is Emanual “Jagari” Chanda. Chanda’s name, Jagari, is an Africanization of Mick Jagger of the Rollong Stones. When Witch was first […]

Sunday, October 30, WXVU broadcasted the VU Jazz Band‘s Fall Concert, live from the Mullen Center inside the Performance Lab. The 29-member student band featured Brendan King on Bari Sax, and Mia Farina on Piano, with the band conducted by Peter Neu. American songbook standards such as “God Bless The Child”, “Body And Soul”, “Birdland”, […]

On Wednesday, September 28, the Brazilian Jazz ensemble of Minas performed at the Topper Theater inside the Mullen Center for the Performing Arts on Villanova’s campus.  WXVU was there and delivered the first live broadcast of a concert event in the history of the station! WXVU looks forward to broadcasting more events from the Mullen […]

Red Rum Club are a six-piece outfit from Liverpool, England. Fronted by Francis Doran, the band has released three studio albums, with their most recent effort being 2021’s How To Steal The World. The band recently released a single “Vanilla,” and is currently embarking on a U.S. Tour. I chatted with Doran and drummer Neil […]

WXVU welcomed new students and welcomed back returning students with its annual Move-in Broadcast on August 19th. WXVU had a line-up of live interviews featuring conversations with leaders from all aspects of campus life, including an interview with University President Fr. Peter. Listeners can now hear these interviews on Spotify and Apple Podcasts at the […]