97.9 WREN is Charlottesville’s non-profit oldies community radio station. We play the hits from the 1950s to the 1970s with a few later songs as well!

97.9 WREN is a member of Charlottesville’s unique radio organization, the Virginia Radio Coop. We are four stations operating independently under one roof and with one primary transmitter site. Our studios are located in the Seminole Square Shopping Center at 255 Zan Road on the second level of the building which is located behind Burger King. We are located next door to ATA Martial Arts. Other Charlottesville area Radio Coop members include Rock Hits 92.3 WXRK, Progressive Talk 94.7 WPVC,and Hip-Hip and R&B 101.3 WVAI. Radio Coop members also include 96.5 WKMZ in Ruckersville (Coming in late 2016), Adult Album Alternative (Triple A) 103.3 FM in Richmond (Coming Summer 2016), and Triple A 106.3 WQSV in Staunton.


97.9 WREN Radio
Seminole Square Shopping Center
294 Hillsdale Dr.
Charlottesville, VA. 22901

Office: 434-817-2662
Studio: 434-817-9798