John Paul Jones Arena

Born to run again: The Boss returns to Charlottesville
Published on Jul 27th, 2012
30 comments Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band will make their third appearance at John Paul Jones Arena this fall. It happens on October 23rd as part of the ongoing globe-spanning tour in support of...
The UVA Marching Band
Published on Nov 6th, 2011
0 comments Holiday concert
Goo Goo Dolls
Published on Oct 9th, 2011
0 comments They seemed like rock's hottest ticket back in the mid-90's, but in retrospect the Goo Goo Dolls start to smell a little like Nickelback: distressingly formulaic post-grunge alternative rock, but of...
Zing Zang Zoom Gold Edition
Published on Sep 27th, 2011
0 comments Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey presents ZING ZANG ZOOM, Gold Edition. It's a magical circus experience, where just feet away from your seat you will enjoy high-flying excitement and pulse-...
Published on Sep 11th, 2011
0 comments Jamband led by Dead members Bob Weir and Phil Lesh.
Jason Aldean
Published on Jan 30th, 2011
0 comments Multi-platinum country singer who stands out primarily because of his strong hard rock streak, most notably the crunchy guitars which drive his giant choruses.
Dave Matthews Band
Published on Nov 8th, 2010
0 comments Charlottesville's golden boys return for another two-night stand at JPJ, this time with the benefit of a lot more mileage with Flecktones saxophonist Jeff Coffin, who signed on as a touring member...
Bob Dylan
Published on Oct 29th, 2010
0 comments Folk legend
Miranda Lambert
Published on Oct 10th, 2010
0 comments Since she was first discovered on a CMT talent contest show five years ago, the wholly nuts and yet unexpectedly popular new-school country megastar Miranda Lambert has served as a counterpoint of...
Snap o' the day: Lady Gaga does Charlottesville
Published on Sep 9th, 2010
0 comments Lady Gaga looms large. PHOTO BY LISA PROVENCE Charlottesville found its way to the Monster Ball September 8, where a UVA t-shirt, giant wigs and fake blood were among the looks sported by Lady Gaga...
Published on May 3rd, 2010
0 comments When hotshot British alt-rock trio Muse first broke out in 2002 with Origin Of Symmetry, they were called a Radiohead imitator; songs like lead single "Hyper Music" and the deliciously surreal "...
Lady Gaga
Published on Apr 12th, 2010
1 comments In the grand scheme of things, it still feels like Gaga kind of came outta nowhere, doesn't it? Her debut single "Just Dance" was released a little over a year and a half ago, and it was really...
Published on Apr 12th, 2010
0 comments The most successful contemporary pop-country act that's not named Lady Antebellum
Published on Apr 12th, 2010
0 comments OK, probably gonna catch some heat for this one, but as teen Hot Topic pop-punk goes, Paramore are actually pretty great, almost like where No Doubt should have gone fifteen years ago instead of "...
New JPJ GM: Wilson exits, Pedone takes over
Published on Mar 16th, 2010
45 comments So long, Larry. PHOTO COURTESY POLLSTAR John Paul Jones Arena officials announced March 16 that Jason Pedone, assistant general manager for the venue since 2007, has replaced Larry Wilson as general...
Monster miracle? Injured emcee should make 'full recovery'
Published on Mar 16th, 2010
4 comments Medical personnel attend to the victim, whose pelvis was shattered in the incident. PHOTO BY REID DAVISWORTH The monster truck emcee struck and rolled over by one of the trucks in the Friday, March...
Celtic Woman
Published on Dec 12th, 2009
0 comments Popular all-female Celtic song and dance group vaguely descended from Riverdance.
George Strait and Reba McEntire
Published on Nov 30th, 2009
0 comments A country legend! WB sitcom star Reba McEntire opens.
Booze in the blender: Jimmy Buffett rocks Charlottesville
Published on Nov 19th, 2009
9 comments Jimmy in 2008. PHOTO BY MICHAEL W. PENDERGRASS I think my wife and I don't get out enough. We won two free tickets to the November 17 Jimmy Buffett concert in Charlottesville from a local newspaper's...
Missing pieces: Witnesses share their tales of Morgan sightings
Published on Nov 15th, 2009
606 comments Various witnesses reported awkward encounters with a blonde woman near the Arena. GRAPHIC BY ALLISON SOMMERS Amid a new police report that the woman who disappeared during the October 17 Metallica...