Jefferson Theater

James McMurtry
Published on Jul 7th, 2010
0 comments Solo performance from the gruff and politically-minded Austin roots-rock singer-songwriter, whose bluesy tunes first surfaced thanks to Mellencamp back in the 80's. James McMurtry - Cheney's Toy...
Published on Jun 6th, 2010
0 comments The local Grateful Dead tribute crew plays 60's and 70's-era material and celebrates Jerry's birthday at midnight.
Paul Curreri
Published on Jun 6th, 2010
0 comments The local folk champ celebrates the Stateside release of his new album California with a full backing band. Staunton singer-songwriter Nathan Moore opens. Paul Curreri - Once Upon A Rooftop Paul...
Groove Train
Published on Jun 6th, 2010
0 comments Funk and disco covers
Dar Williams and Sara Watkins
Published on May 9th, 2010
0 comments Nickel Creek fiddler and leading lady vocalist Sara Watkins has gone into singer-songwriter mode since all the band members decided to launch solo careers and froze the wildly successful bluegrass...
The Dave Rawlings Machine
Published on May 9th, 2010
2 comments As its name suggests, the Dave Rawlings Machine at long last puts the underrated longtime foil to folk's high priestess Gillian Welch in the spotlight, at least as much as it can given that she'll...
Of Montreal
Published on May 9th, 2010
1 comments The turning point in the evolution of Kevin Barnes from a simple Athens indie-pop songwriter to wildy successful figurehead of the Elephant 6 musical collective came with 2004's Satanic Panic in...
Published on May 3rd, 2010
0 comments Electronic laptop pop from the brain of drummer, guitarist, fairly middling singer, and fully accredited theoretical mathematics wizard Dan Snaith. Leading chillwaver Toro Y Moi opens. Caribou -...
The Kings of Belmont and Basshound
Published on May 3rd, 2010
0 comments This show from the local rock royals is both their biggest show to date and their first since drastically changing their lineup. "Trial by fire" would be putting it mildly. With Baltimore...
Brandi Carlile
Published on May 3rd, 2010
0 comments Alt folk-pop singer-songwriter with a country twist and various votes of confidence from primetime placement gold mine Grey's Anatomy, producer T-Bone Burnett, our own Dave Matthews, and Paste...
Ryan Bingham
Published on May 2nd, 2010
0 comments Country and Americana singer Ryan Bingham, a pet project of former Black Crowe and go-to producer Marc Ford, is so Texas tough that he sweats oil and might have been bottle-fed whiskey; not that...
Dierks Bentley
Published on Apr 19th, 2010
0 comments Country in the tradition of Waylon Jennings and Merle Haggard.
Edwin McCain
Published on Apr 19th, 2010
0 comments Singer-songwriter fella who is inexplicably still here a full seventeen years after the ubiquitous 1993 pop radio morning show staple "Solitude". (To be fair, late-90's singles "I'll Be" and "I...
Sons Of Bill
Published on Apr 19th, 2010
0 comments This show by local country-rock bro-band Sons Of Bill marks the first repeat performer at the recently rebooted Jefferson Theater, but lest you think they're settling in, they're about to head out...
David Bromberg and Jorma Kaukonen
Published on Apr 19th, 2010
0 comments Two formidable folk guitarists, one an alum of Jefferson Airplane and its spinoff Hot Tuna, team up for a set highly influenced by old school blues greats like Robert Johnson and Blind Willie...
Against Me!
Published on Apr 12th, 2010
0 comments Punk rock
Ellis Paul
Published on Apr 12th, 2010
0 comments Acclaimed folk-pop singer-songwriter who has Woody Guthrie's face tattooed onto his shoulder and a giant Metallica logo across his chest. We're only kidding about one of those. Former C-ville hot...
John Hiatt
Published on Apr 12th, 2010
0 comments Singer-songwriter best known as the "Have A Little Faith In Me" guy, which his new album The Open Road almost certainly will not change (sorry bro). Alt-country singer Matthew Ryan opens.
Published on Apr 12th, 2010
1 comments Mostly-instrumental jam-rock band that sounds more like Explosions In The Sky than Widespread, often with simple electronica elements that took them as far as a full-fledged remix album back in...
Trees On Fire
Published on Apr 11th, 2010
0 comments CD release show for the local rock quintet's new album Organica. Trees On Fire - Live Life Trees On Fire - Rosa Trees On Fire - In The Middle [via WXJM Live!]