Music Stories

Get Out! events, shows, things to do"In art everything is possible, but everything is not necessary.” ― Arvo Pärt Icelandic band goes dark You could count the number of famous music acts to come out of Iceland on one hand–...read more Sep 19th, 2013 (All day)
Get Out! events, shows, things to do“The ultimate goal of farming is not the growing of crops, but the cultivation and perfection of human beings.” ― Masanobu Fukuoka On the Road Again for local farms Country legend Willie Nelson...read more Sep 12th, 2013
Get Out! events, shows, things to do“Don't judge each day by the harvest you reap but by the seeds that you plant.” -Robert Louis Stevenson Reap what they sow Thomas Jefferson was a legendary gardener, and if around today, would...read more Sep 5th, 2013
Get Out! events, shows, things to do"The real voyage of discovery consists not in seeking new landscapes, but in having new eyes." - Marcel Proust Trying To Be Cool America is no stranger to French culture. From Monet to Camus, Bardot...read more Aug 29th, 2013 (All day)
Get Out! events, shows, things to doBeauty and femininity are ageless and can't be contrived, and glamour, although the manufacturers won't like this, cannot be manufactured. Not real glamour; it's based on femininity. - Marilyn...read more Aug 20th, 2013
Get Out! events, shows, things to do"What we don't need in country music is divisiveness, public criticism of each other, and some arbitrary judgement of what belongs and what doesn't." - Charley Pride Aaron Lewis: A simple man...read more Aug 15th, 2013 (All day)
Get Out! events, shows, things to do"I see artists bored by light-without-heat, irked at gigantic galleries pushing out art-as-product, leaving behind the overdetermined for the undetermined, guided by interior voices and bringing...read more Aug 8th, 2013 (All day)
Get Out! events, shows, things to doLoretta Lynn Benefit Concert for the Charlottesville Free Clinic Country music legend Loretta Lynn will be headlining an unforgettable benefit concert at the nTelos Wireless Pavilion all in the name...read more Jul 25th, 2013 (All day)
Get Out! events, shows, things to do"Don't ever try and be like anybody else and don't be afraid to take risks." - Waylon Jennings He Put the "O" Back in Country  Shooter Jennings is the only child of country stars Waylon Jennings...read more Jul 11th, 2013
Get Out! events, shows, things to do"Those who won our independence believed liberty to be the secret of happiness and courage to be the secret of liberty." ~Louis D. Brandeis   Fireworks and Freedom Oh, say can you see those...read more Jul 4th, 2013
Get Out! events, shows, things to do"If you don't know the blues... there's no point in picking up the guitar and playing rock and roll or any other form of popular music."–Keith Richards   He's got the blues Born in...read more Jun 27th, 2013
Get Out! events, shows, things to do"If you want to sing out, sing out, and if you want to be free, be free, cause there's a million ways to be, you know that there are..." – Cat Stevens, If You Want to Sing Out   Sing out...read more Jun 19th, 2013
Get Out! events, shows, things to do"Vision is the art of seeing what is invisible to others." – Jonathan Swift   LOOK3 at the Pavilion On most weekends the Pavilion is a feast for the ears, but this weekend it becomes a...read more Jun 13th, 2013
Get Out! events, shows, things to do“You can look at a picture for a week and never think of it again. You can also look at a picture for a second and think of it all your life.” ― Joan Miró   Picture this: LOOK3 is a must seeWe...read more Jun 5th, 2013
Get Out! events, shows, things to do"Rock music should be gross: that's the fun of it. It gets up and drops its trousers." – Bruce Dickinson, British rock guitarist and lead singer for Iron Maiden.   Quirkfest at the...read more May 27th, 2013
Music Review: Dana Radcliffe's ReplacementThe first track on Dana Radcliffe’s sophomore LP, Replacement, is entitled “Wander,” an apt name to begin the eclectic compilation. “I wander and you settle down,” Radcliffe croons, a claim he...read more May 24th, 2013
Escapes: Summer fun near and far  Well, summer is right in front of us, and while living might not be easy these days, it is an opportunity to get out and explore all the things that our area has to offer. And we're not just...read more May 23rd, 2013
Get Out! events, shows, things to do"Home is the place where, when you have to go there, they have to take you in." – Robert Frost   Bell returns to her roots After playing in Europe this spring, Charlottesville native...read more May 15th, 2013
Get Out! events, shows, things to do“I think the age of being too cool for things is so incredibly over. If you’re a real artist out there, you don’t care who your fans are. If people connect with your music, what more could you ever...read more May 8th, 2013
Get Out! events, shows, things to do“If I should ever die, God forbid, let this be my epitaph: The only proof he needed for the existence of God was music." ― Kurt Vonnegut   Stringdusters play for the MRC Appropriately enough for...read more Apr 25th, 2013