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Tea Leaf Green
Published on Jan 11th, 2009
1 comments Piano-driven San Francisco jamband Tea Leaf Green shot to front of the noodle-rock class in 2005 with the endorsement of Phish guitarist Trey Anastasio, who had recently taken them under his wing...
That 1 Guy
Published on Jan 10th, 2009
1 comments As That 1 Guy, former upright bassist and one-time Righteous Babe artist Mike Silverman plays disjointed comical funk with an otherworldly, futuristic edge on a giant harp-like bass instrument he...
The Duhks
Published on Jan 5th, 2009
0 comments Grammy- and Juno-nominated Canadian hybrid folk quintet The Duhks play modernized roots music built around the centerpiece that is Leonard Podolak's clawhammer banjo. The Duhks - Mighty Storm The...
David Wilcox
Published on Jan 5th, 2009
0 comments North Carolina folk-pop singer David Wilcox is probably tired of hearing his vocal style compared to James Taylor, so maybe we should be focusing on his intricate fingerpicking here. He usually...
The Pollocks
Published on Jan 4th, 2009
0 comments After greeting the new millennium by leaving his post as the brains behind gazillion-selling alternative rockers Seven Mary Three (who had, by that point, started to become a bit – wait for...
Kate Campbell
Published on Dec 18th, 2008
217 comments Folk singer. Local alt-folk songwriter David Tewksbury opens. Kate Campbell - Save The Day David Tewksbury - Mystery David Tewksbury - Deal
Matty Metcalfe and Crewe d'Bayou
Published on Dec 18th, 2008
2 comments Multi-instrumentalist Matty Metcalfe goes into accordionista mode and reps New Orleans with flavors derived from Professor Longhair, Allan Toussaint, and the Meters, among others. Matty Metcalfe...
The Guggenheim Grotto
Published on Dec 15th, 2008
2 comments Delicate acoustic folk-pop from a trio of Dublin-based multi-instrumentalists; think Leonard Cohen with Damien Rice's roots. The Guggenheim Grotto - Fee Da Da Dee The Guggenheim Grotto - Her...
Patty Larkin
Published on Dec 15th, 2008
0 comments Berklee-educated Bostonian songwriter Patty Larkin backs her folk songs with intricate guitar parts and occasional wacky variants like bowed baritone and detuned lap steel played with a drumstick...
Virginia Coalition
Published on Dec 15th, 2008
5 comments NOVA rock band rooted in go-go and equally prone to fits of percussion and ass-busting far-flung tours. Local quintet Sweetbriar opens with bar band swagger and killer vocal harmonies. Sweetbriar...
Scuffletown and the Taters
Published on Dec 15th, 2008
15 comments Scuffletown is a local folk duo, and The Taters do Americana and country steered toward pop and rock (as well as a matinee show for kids at 4pm). Scuffletown - Barcelona, Someday Scuffletown -...
6 Day Bender
Published on Dec 15th, 2008
0 comments 6 Day Bender's "mountain rock" grabs bluegrass by the neck and "plugs it in" for a more modern take using drums and electric instruments. 6 Day Bender - Kick Out The Fire 6 Day Bender - Devil Lets...
Bahlmann Abbott, Mary Gordon Hall, and Jeff Romano
Published on Dec 15th, 2008
2 comments Bahlmann Abbott and Mary Gordon Hall are both part of Charlottesville's huge contingent of local folk songwriters, and Jeff Romano is the monster local guitarist who usually ends up producing all...
Wes Swing, Perkasie, and Mister Baby
Published on Dec 15th, 2008
1 comments Wes Swing is a classically-trained musician who plays just about anything with strings, Perkasie is a five-piece indie folk band from that folkiest of folky hometowns known as Lancaster PA, and...
Paul Curreri and Devon Sproule
Published on Dec 15th, 2008
36 comments Sheesh, for a pair of married folk singers, Paul and Devon sure don't perform together very often. Aside from the usual Valentine's show, you might be wearing a goofy 2010 hat before you get...
Ellis Paul and Robbie Schaefer
Published on Dec 15th, 2008
0 comments Singer songwriters Ellis Paul - Eighteen
Leon Redbone
Published on Dec 15th, 2008
2 comments The fantastically reclusive Leon Redbone keeps the music of the 20's and 30's alive by playing the ragtime, blues, and Tin Pan Alley tunes that might be forgotten without a champion. More recently...
Kids In The Living Room
Published on Dec 15th, 2008
1 comments It's a who's who of talented youngsters, all sharing the stage at once: Carleigh Nesbit, Genna Matthew, Caroline Spence, Carl Anderson, Zander Luke, Mike Rizzo, and Jackie Stem. Carleigh Nesbit -...
Quiet Life
Published on Dec 15th, 2008
4 comments Indie folk rock with a modern spin. Also featuring Velvo Eel.
Winter Solstice Concert
Published on Dec 15th, 2008
1 comments Debbie Hunter leads a huge lineup of local songwriters including Bahlmann Abbott, Tom and Emily, and Mary Gordon Hall, as well as medieval choral ensemble Mira. But hey, even pagan rituals can...