Paramount Theater

Free show: Sons of Bill give it away at Paramount
Published on Feb 1st, 2012
0 comments Just for buying the new album, fans of Charlottesville-based rock band Sons of Bill not only get the disc– but a free show at the Paramount Theater. It happens on Thursday, March 22, part of...
Photos: Gillian Welch and David Rawlings at the Paramount Theater
Published on Aug 20th, 2011
0 comments Folk songstress and legend-in-the-making Gillian Welch landed at the Paramount Theater with her longtime musical partner David Rawlings while touring in support of her new album The Harrow and the...
The Tale of Colin and Gillian
Published on Jul 25th, 2011
0 comments The Decemberists became arguably the most intellectually intimidating art-rockers of the new century thus far largely because they spent nearly a decade writing increasingly complex music...
The Barber of C’ville
Published on May 20th, 2011
0 comments The Ash Lawn Opera Festival invites young folks to enjoy “The Barber of C’ville” in a matinee performance at The Paramount Theater. This hour-long performance of excerpts in English from The Barber...
Laughing Lucinda: She talks of marriage and kitchen tapes
Published on Apr 15th, 2011
0 comments After a few decades of working at a measured pace, Lucinda Williams has suddenly become relatively prolific. This burst has led to the release of one of her finest albums, this year's Blessed (...
Viral video: Somehow Mann has succeeded without one
Published on Apr 11th, 2011
3 comments Former Richmonder Aimee Mann started out in a new-wave band and indulged a few solid alt-rock tendencies on her 1993 solo debut, but she had started down the long road of maturing into a folk-pop...
Interview: Itzhak Perlman on love and excellence
Published on Apr 4th, 2011
0 comments We run interviews with musicians in this space pretty regularly, but Itzhak Perlman is in a very different class from most. At this point in his career, the Israeli violinist's mastery of his...
Mr. Smiles: Paramount boss heads for the stars
Published on Dec 2nd, 2004
0 comments As he does countless times a day, Chad Hershner grabs a hardhat and speedily strides the short distance from The Paramount Theater's temporary Water Street offices to the theater itself. Ducking...
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