WRIR-LP 97.3 FM airs unrepresented music, news and views in order to provide a platform for cultural diversity in Richmond. Techno and jazz. World music and punk. Soul and folk and straight-up rock ’n’ roll. All types of music have a home at WRIR , and all of our music programs are created by volunteer DJs and aired live. Richmond Independent Radio is a fresh new voice, on the air since January 1, 2005.. We broadcast music you DON'T hear on the radio dial with LIVE LOCAL DJ's doing REAL LIVE SHOWS. In addition to our locally produced music shows, we offer a wide range of National and Local news programming that covers issues underrepresented by other media.