Entertainment

And the JPJ… will rock (with Van Halen)
Published on Nov 26th, 2007
1 comments Twenty-two years since last touring with the legendarily flamboyant frontman David Lee Roth, a band known for its over-the-top guitar work has reunited for an international tour that's coming to...
Flynt attorney takes Staunton porn case
Published on Nov 20th, 2007
2 comments At a hearing today in Staunton Circuit Court, the pending obscenity trial of Manassas-based adult video retailer Rick Krial got some legal star power, despite the prosecutor's attempt to block famed...
Derby Dames rock!
Published on Nov 20th, 2007
0 comments According to Hot Legs Hoologan, a member of the Atlanta Rollergirls, this is the attraction of women's roller derby: "It's one of the few opportunities for women to be physically aggressive and test...
Springsteen to play JPJ
Published on Nov 20th, 2007
12 comments Yes, it's true...the Boss is coming. Billboard is reporting that Bruce Springsteen's 2008 tour schedule includes a stop at the John Paul Jones area on April 30, the last show on his schedule. And it...
Urban and Underwood to play Charlottesville
Published on Nov 15th, 2007
1 comments Yesterday, Billboard reported that two of the best-selling artists in country music will team up for a Charlottesville show sometime "early next year" after January 31. Both Keith Urban and Carrie...
John Paul Jones to play JPJ?
Published on Nov 14th, 2007
3 comments While he gears up for the one-night-only reunion concert at London's O2 Arena December 10, guitarist Jimmy Page fueled speculation of a full-fledged Led Zeppelin tour when he recently told Guitar...
So long: McCutcheon signs off in song
Published on Nov 13th, 2007
0 comments We have some bad news– John McCutcheon is saying adieu to Charlottesville. Even worse, he actually said it a year ago and disappeared without telling anyone! Last fall, McCutcheon realized...
DMB’s Moore appears in Honda truck ad
Published on Nov 13th, 2007
1 comments Look out, Howie Long. Charlottesville's got a new celebrity truck spokesperson, or, more accurately, saxperson. Just like the football great has been selling Chevys for the last three years, Dave...
Radiohead deal with ATO confirmed
Published on Nov 12th, 2007
2 comments Although it has been widely expected for weeks, an official from Dave Matthews-Coran Capshaw-owned ATO Records confirmed to Billboard this morning that the English rock band signed a deal with TBD...
Tidewater feels JPJ’s pain
Published on Nov 10th, 2007
1 comments A columnist for the Virginian-Pilot believes he's found the reason why his neck of the woods is getting bypassed by the big concerts which have contributed to Charlottesville's "entertainment...
Message in a bottle?
Published on Nov 8th, 2007
7 comments In addition to a great headline (Wrapped Around Your Billfold: The Police in Charlottesville) and a general thumbs-up for The Police concert on Tuesday night, Style Weekly's music reviewer Brent...
Police rock JPJ with all the hits
Published on Nov 8th, 2007
2 comments The Police concert at JPJ Tuesday night lived up to its billing: a reunion concert that featured all the hits. As Andy Summers strode onstage picking the familiar opening riff from "Message in a...
Fiction Plane goes unplugged for The Corner
Published on Nov 6th, 2007
0 comments While fans are having to pay the big bucks to hear them open for the Police tonight, up-and-coming rockers Fiction Plane gave Charlottesville a freebie this afternoon when they recorded an exclusive...
The Police: We won’t be watching you
Published on Nov 6th, 2007
11 comments Back on September 10, it was the biggest news in town: The Police– the tour of the year, according to Pollstar mag editor Gary Bongiovanni in our recent cover story on local music venues...
Snap o’ the day: DMB the stadium-fillers
Published on Nov 4th, 2007
4 comments I just found this special section I built with Bill Ramsey back in 2001 at C-ville Weekly. One of my fondest memories of working there was the day Bill and I pitched (while we air-guitared to the...
Snap o’ the day: Lewis the bird
Published on Nov 3rd, 2007
0 comments "Lewis," the mascot of Meriwether Lewis Elementary School, welcomes a fifth-grader to the PTO's $5 sausage and pancake breakfast fundraiser at Applebee's this morning. #
Monticello Media unveils ‘Generations FM’
Published on Nov 2nd, 2007
9 comments After unleashing "Tom @ 107.5" on the Charlottesville radio market three weeks ago, Monticello Media continued its revamping lineups of the former Clear Channel stations by replacing, at 5pm today, a...
Charlottesville-lovin’ greeters sought
Published on Nov 2nd, 2007
3 comments The people running two "fun-filled trains" that'll roll into town tomorrow and Sunday are looking for 750 people to volunteer to welcome the tourists to downtown. What's in it for the greeters? Uh, a...
Staunton knows it when it watches it
Published on Nov 1st, 2007
0 comments A Staunton grand jury has determined that a local businessman might be a felon for purveying smut to the unsuspecting citizens of that elegant city on a hill. According to a report tonight on NBC29...
Obama sets Pavilion attendance record
Published on Oct 30th, 2007
10 comments Whether Barack Obama (D) ultimately becomes President of the United States, the senator from Illinois has already made history in Charlottesville. At his Monday night rally at the Charlottesville...