Music Stories

How many licks? A discographyA BIGGER BANG  compiled by HOOK STAFF 1964  The Rolling Stones England's Newest Hitmakers - The Rolling Stones (US) Five By Five 12 x 5 (US)    1965  The Rolling...read more Sep 30th, 2005
Roundup: New discs all over the mapOnce again, time for the local music roundup. This month I had the pleasure of receiving numerous review-worthy albums. Unfortunately, time and space permit me to review just a few. Red Eye Seamus, a...read more Sep 29th, 2005
All access: Each generation claims the StonesNot counting illnesses and a forced three-day exile for stink-bombing the lunchroom, the only time I missed class in high school was one fall day in 1981 when the Stones announced they'd play the now...read more Sep 29th, 2005
Another Capshaw production - not!He has his finger in so many pies in town that some folks might think C'ville stands for Capshawville. Coran Capshaw is the manager of the local-boys-make-good Dave Matthews Band. He has his own...read more Sep 29th, 2005
Banged up: New album bangsROLLING STONES: A BIGGER BANG (EMI) This is the Stones' first studio album since 1997's Bridges to Babylon. Release dates: Europe on September 5. US/Canada on September 6 Producers: Don Was and the...read more Sep 29th, 2005
Question: Are you gonna get Stoned? "I am going to the Rolling Stones show," says Blue Ridge Outdoors magazine art director Travis Searcy. "It's my birthday, and my girlfriend got me the tickets as a present."   Ceiling and...read more Sep 29th, 2005
A bigger lot: Concert parking tips for U  Tow trucks lurking: Thinking that a local business won't mind your car for "just a few hours" may be your ticket to a tow.   Friends in near places: Until City zoning officials clamped...read more Sep 29th, 2005
Concert factoids for October 6, 2005THE SHOW Headliner: The Rolling Stones Opener: Trey Anastasio   THE HOURS Doors open: 5:30pm Show begins: 7pm   THE WORD Announced: May 10, 2005 Via: live video-feed from New York's...read more Sep 29th, 2005
Heartbreak motel: Ticket fraud could ruin your dayTicket scalping isn't new. In fact, it's been around since most of the ticket holders for this October's Rolling Stones concert were born. Reps for Ticketmaster, the official ticketing agent for most...read more Sep 29th, 2005
Rolling in: Hotels booked and business boomingWhen tickets for the October 6 Rolling Stones show went on sale on May 20, seats for the biggest rock show in Charlottesville's history weren't the only thing snapped up. "We were full the day it was...read more Sep 29th, 2005
A Stones glossary: Or... how to smarm your way backstageGlimmer Twins. Pseudonym for the duo of Mick Jagger and Keith Richards, usually found in the liner notes preceded by the words "produced by." Don't confuse that moniker with the Toxic Twins (Steven...read more Sep 29th, 2005
Please allow me to introduce myself...' Meet the Rolling StonesMICK JAGGER: Time is on his side  When the 22-year-old lead singer of the Rolling Stones first strutted across British and American television screens performing his band's first #1 hit "(I Can...read more Sep 29th, 2005
Testing, testing: UVA's wild rockin' historyAs best we can determine, Duke Ellington in 1956 was the first concert in Scott Stadium. Then came Dave Matthews in 2001. But if you think you know the history of rockin' shows at UVA, you might get...read more Sep 29th, 2005
Stone crazy! Scott show creates local frenzyIt's Friday, May 20, about 30 minutes before the magic hour of 10am, when ticket buyers all over America are ready to let their fingers do the rockin'. Here at Scott Stadium, the rain and drizzle...read more Sep 29th, 2005
70 jolt?: Anastasio opens for the StonesFor their 31st tour, the Rolling Stones are playing more than 60 venues in 30 states, but ticket-holders for the Scott Stadium performance will be attending a rare performance. The October 6 show in...read more Sep 29th, 2005
Bigger bang: How Stones brought their love to townDays before the official announcement, the closely guarded secret– that the Rolling Stones will play Scott Stadium– was the talk of the town. Until then, concert promoters and university...read more Sep 29th, 2005
Boxed in: Scott's boxes snapped upSkybox holders get a bonus this year. They've already paid nearly $60,000 to rent the things– $10,000 for each of six home games on the Cavalier football schedule. Now, they'll get to see a...read more Sep 29th, 2005
Dave joins Mick? All signs point to maybeNo matter which town they're in, when the Rolling Stones plug in and play for an audience, there isn't a bigger event in the rock 'n' roll universe that night. But when Mick, Keith, and company play...read more Sep 29th, 2005
Stone groovy: Dish from a 'Bang'-up summerSure, the concerts are the main event on the Rolling Stones tour, but there have been plenty of "sideshows" since the concert was announced in May. Here, plucked from various media sources, are some...read more Sep 29th, 2005
The tour: Bang just gets biggerAUGUST SUN,TUE 8/21,23 Boston Fenway Park *As they kicked off their tour, the Stones joined Bruce Springsteen and Jimmy Buffet as the only musicians to perform a concert at Fenway Park.  FRI 8/...read more Sep 29th, 2005