jefferson theater

Feedback loop: Red Light turns on at the Southern
Published on Aug 29th, 2013
2 comments For four years now, the Southern Cafe & Music Hall has survived in the shadow of Coran Capshaw's Jefferson Theater on the Downtown Mall, competing every week for a share of the music show-going...
Flick trick? The downtown Charlottesville Regal goes indie
Published on Nov 7th, 2012
19 comments Amid all the hullabaloo about the opening of the 14-screen stadium-seating Regal theater at the Shops at Stonefield, some other big Regal news seems to have escaped notice: on Friday, November 9,...
Win tickets to Starr Hill Brewery's 11.11.11 Anniversary Party!
Published on Oct 27th, 2011
1 comments Are you on the list for Starr Hill Brewery's 11-11-11 Anniversary Party? If not, the Dish is here to say we can get some of you into the party of fall parties at the Jefferson Theater on Friday,...
Duo interview: Inside the sweet harmony of the Civil Wars
Published on Oct 13th, 2011
3 comments In a way, Joy Williams and John Paul White owe their success to uncertainty. Williams had stepped away from her career as a Christian artist and White had seen his debut album for Capitol get hung up...
Interview: Behind the curtain with Stephen Malkmus
Published on Sep 22nd, 2011
3 comments Stephen Malkmus needs no introduction in this town. A former UVA student, he co-founded the influential indie band Pavement in 1989 as a studio project that developed such a rabid following that it...
Bong passers: Wavves the new John Williams?
Published on Sep 16th, 2011
9 comments Wavves is the brainchild of Nathan Williams, a San Diego stoner specializing in punk rock best suited for smoking and skateboarding. His first two albums were buzzed-about solo records put together...
Hometown favorites: This Parachute floats upward
Published on May 27th, 2011
1 comments Arguably the most successful ensemble to break out of Charlottesville since Dave Matthews Band, Parachute– aka the group formerly known as Sparky's Flaw– returns home with friends in high...
Interview: Over The Rhine on letting go, and being better for it
Published on May 8th, 2011
0 comments After more than 20 years as domestic and songwriter partners, Over The Rhine's Linford Detweiler and Karin Bergquist live on a farm outside of Cincinnati, making music that's intelligent and poetic...
So who wants two free tickets to see the Clipse at the Jefferson Theater on Saturday?
Published on Apr 20th, 2011
35 comments Acclaimed Virginia Beach rap duo The Clipse will roll through town on Saturday for a concert at the Jefferson Theater, and we've got your free tickets right here. But why has this taken so freaking...
Photos: TV On The Radio at the Jefferson Theater
Published on Apr 15th, 2011
0 comments Indie rock kingpins TV On The Radio were one of the Jefferson Theater's biggest recent scores. A lot of you folks probably didn't make it since the April 9 show sold out, but invaluable shutterbug...
Jefferson Swoonfest: Yorn and Kweller take Charlottesville
Published on Mar 18th, 2011
0 comments Pete Yorn, a 36-year-old New Jersey native, captured the hearts of hot-blooded Americans with his debut rock album, musicforthemorningafter, in 2001. Rolling Stone named him one of the "Ten Artists...
Interview: Picking away at the hard questions with the Carolina Chocolate Drops
Published on Feb 19th, 2011
3 comments Dom Flemons and his band have an uphill battle as long as one of our culture's prevailing images of a black man in a cowboy hat is Sheriff Bart from Mel Brooks' satirical western Blazing Saddles. The...
Fan, ho! Followers buoy Yonder Mt. String Band's bluegrass, jamband sound
Published on Feb 7th, 2011
4 comments Thirteen year in the biz says something about a band. "We keep the show fresh–- that's what makes all the difference in the world," says mandolinist Jeff Austin. "Fresh" is a valuable word...
Interview- Tapes 'n Tapes back to basics-- even releasing
Published on Jan 31st, 2011
1 comments BY JUSTIN COBER-LAKE Minneapolis rockers Tapes 'n Tapes took off in 2005 when they self-released their energetic but slapdash debut album The Loon, which was heavily indebted to indie icons like...
Bold as Love: Local musicians reflect on, cover Hendrix
Published on Jan 10th, 2011
14 comments Several of Charlottesville's finest guitarists will band together to pay their respects to the original gypsy alien troubadour at Bold as Love, a Jimi Hendrix tribute concert at the Jefferson Theater...
Snap: Apartment changeover at the Jefferson
Published on Dec 8th, 2010
1 comments Tools of living, as seen in the vestibule of the Jefferson on the afternoon of November 11. PHOTO BY HAWES SPENCER One of the many cool things about the Jefferson Theater is that there are several...
Mellow Cold: Cold War Kids grow up
Published on Nov 22nd, 2010
1 comments photo by Lucy Hamblin Cold War Kids are self-professed "soul punks," but they might just be settling down a bit with age. After six years together, they prefer to talk books over booze, and they...
Interview: Ratatat on the science of strange instrumentals [plus: free tickets!]
Published on Sep 27th, 2010
46 comments Ratatat's Evan Mast and Mike Stroud have been squawking away on their guitars for years, but now that hybrid electronic dance-rock has become defined by LCD Soundsystem (that'd be this week's marquee...
Snap: Twirling lights near Jefferson Theater
Published on Sep 5th, 2010
1 comments That's the Jefferson Theater at right behind the tallest twirl. PHOTO BY HAWES SPENCER Ever wonder what happens outside the Jefferson Theater at 10:02pm on a Friday night? Well, at that time on...
Buzz- California dreams: Paul Curreri inspired, inquisitive on newest album
Published on Jul 27th, 2010
0 comments Why do we put things on pedestals? Sometimes Paul Curreri thinks it's better not to know. PUBLICITY PHOTO In the UK, articles about Charlottesville musician Paul Curreri typically begin by...
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