Paramount Theater

Holiday Spotlight
Published on Nov 10th, 2010
0 comments The Paramount Theater hosts Holiday Spotlight, a festive extravaganza with performances from local music and dance groups every half-hour. On the Downtown Mall. 979-1333.
Diana Krall
Published on Sep 5th, 2010
1 comments Elvis Costello's wife is a wildly popular crossover jazz pianist and singer in her own right, with more sales to her name than any other female jazz artist from the past two decades. She focuses...
Benjamin Hochman, Raphael Bell and the Orpheus String Quartet
Published on Aug 22nd, 2010
0 comments Pianist and ,a href="http://www.raphaelbell.com">cellist open the Charlottesville Chamber Music Festival by performing pieces by various composers from Vienna.
Primus and Gogol Bordello
Published on Jul 21st, 2010
0 comments At the end of the day, it's not really about whether virtuoso bassist Les Claypool's seminal screwball 90's alt-metal outfit Primus will out-bizarre the formidable troublemakers in Eugene Hutz's "...
Natalie MacMaster
Published on Jul 21st, 2010
0 comments Fiddle virtuoso plays Celtic-influenced folk tunes from Cape Breton Island, Nova Scotia.
Straight No Chaser
Published on Jul 21st, 2010
0 comments A cappella
Emmylou Harris
Published on Jul 21st, 2010
1 comments Country-folk songwriter Emmylou Harris taught herself the ropes in the late '60s by learning the songs of Greenwich Village contemporaries like Bob Dylan and Joan Baez. Her 1970 debut didn't...
The Academy of Saint Martin in the Fields
Published on Jul 21st, 2010
0 comments Chamber orchestra
Shawn Colvin
Published on Jul 21st, 2010
2 comments Mary Chapin Carpenter's former backup singer hasn't exactly "come a long way" since A Few Small Repairs and its Grammy-winning single "Sunny Came Home" made their dignified and generally...
Aretha Franklin - CANCELED
Published on Jul 21st, 2010
0 comments It's become a pretty reliable expectation by now that every season lineup announced by the Paramount will contain one show that blows everything else out of the water (why hello there, Yo-Yo Ma...
The Duke Ellington Orchestra
Published on Jul 21st, 2010
0 comments The legendary jazz pianist and big band leader's tunes, rendered by a band that still bears his name and is led by a grandson who does the same.
The Charlottesville Chamber Music Festival
Published on Jul 21st, 2010
0 comments The first of the festival's five concerts features pieces by Beethoven, Schubert, and even that rascal Anton Webern.
The Kingston Trio
Published on Jul 21st, 2010 (All day)
1 comments In 1960, The Kingston Trio was one of the most wildly influential folk-pop acts San Francisco had ever produced, their adept three-part vocal harmonies reliably rocketing them to critical and...
Emmylou Harris coming to Paramount
Published on Jul 6th, 2010
6 comments Emmylou Harris poses with local musician Dave Matthews and Elvis Costello. PHOTO FROM THE EMMYLOU HARRIS WEBSITE Singer-songwriter-legend Emmylou Harris will perform at the Paramount Theater...
The Charlottesville Municipal Band
Published on Jun 27th, 2010
0 comments Patriotic music from the local performance ensemble.
Mary Chapin Carpenter
Published on Jun 7th, 2010
0 comments Pop-country and folk singer-songwriter, crossover smash – and, of course, local celebrity)
The Charlottesville Municipal Band
Published on May 30th, 2010
0 comments Classic C-ville performance ensemble playing Gershwin, Sousa, and more. Show up early to catch the Charlottesville-Albemarle Saxophone Ensemble.
Brigadoon
Published on May 16th, 2010
0 comments Musical about a mysterious enchanted Scottish village.
Don Giovanni
Published on May 16th, 2010
0 comments Ash Lawn presents Mozart's opera masterpiece
The Borup-Ernst Duo
Published on May 2nd, 2010
0 comments This duo made their debut with a CD heavy on the Schoenberg, if that tells you anything, and here they'll be playing pieces for violin, piano, and electronics from UVA professor and new music...