Paramount Theater

The Dublin Philharmonic
Published on Feb 2nd, 2009
0 comments Celtic tunes get the symphonic treatment with a full complement of traditional Irish instruments standing at the ready.
Ralph Stanley
Published on Jan 26th, 2009
0 comments For over fifty years now, Ralph Stanley has been one of the defining voices in bluegrass. After solidifying his own artistic identity with groups like the Stanley Brothers and the Clinch Mountain...
Valentine's At The Paramount
Published on Jan 25th, 2009
0 comments A bevy of love songs from John D'earth, Solen Mainguen©, Heather Maxwell, Acme Swing Mfg. Co, Laurence Elder, Michael Shenefelt, Emily Hobgood, Arnold Popkin, and the Bourbon Specials.
The Chickenhead Blues Band
Published on Dec 15th, 2008
0 comments Local blues band The Chickenhead Blues Band - Talk To Me, Baby The Chickenhead Blues Band - Glamour Girl The Chickenhead Blues Band - Hunky Dorey The Chickenhead Blues Band - Marvin's Water Pick...
The Glen Miller Orchestra
Published on Dec 14th, 2008
0 comments The legendary trombone player's band proves that holiday tunes and swing aren't mutually exclusive.
The Virginia Glee Club
Published on Dec 1st, 2008
0 comments Holiday concert from the UVA group with carols and almost-carols like "White Christmas."
Irvin Mayfield and the New Orleans Jazz Orchestra All Stars
Published on Dec 1st, 2008
0 comments X-mas Jazz
The Oratorio Society of Virginia
Published on Nov 30th, 2008
1 comments Annual holiday concert from the local opera junkies. Shows at 3pm and 8pm.
The Soweto Gospel Choir
Published on Nov 16th, 2008
1 comments Tribal music and African gospel in six languages from the brightly-colored 26-voice South African ensemble.
Guy Clark, Peter Rowan, and Jesse Winchester
Published on Nov 3rd, 2008
0 comments Three folk singers, one of whom we're lucky to have as a local.
Allen Toussaint
Published on Nov 3rd, 2008
0 comments Legendary New Orleans keyboard wizard Allen Toussaint was responsible for producing a large chunk of the Crescent City's funk R&B during the latter half of the last century, helping to connect...
Travis Tritt and Marty Stuart
Published on Nov 3rd, 2008
0 comments Smells like T-R-O-U-B-L-E. Go see T-H-E F-A-L-S-I-E-S instead.
Amos Lee
Published on Oct 27th, 2008
3 comments Soulful singer-songwriter Amos Lee rose up under the watchful eye of Norah Jones and her bassist.
Wayne Henderson
Published on Oct 13th, 2008
0 comments Old-time and bluegrass
The Carolina Chocolate Drops
Published on Oct 13th, 2008
1 comments The Carolina Chocolate Drops are a remarkable all-black old-time string band and one of last remaining links to the comparable folk acts of the 1920's and 1930's, so their mission is as much...
Billy Bragg
Published on Oct 13th, 2008
0 comments Billy Bragg was the poster boy for socially conscious folk rock in the U.K. in the '80s, but his influence has persisted thanks in no small part to his collaboration with Wilco back when they were...
The Song and Dance Ensemble of West Africa
Published on Sep 29th, 2008
0 comments We have it on good authority that this performance will consist of songs and dances from West Africa.
Kid Pan Alley
Published on Sep 21st, 2008
0 comments Kid Pan Alley is a national program which uses music to teach kids to be cute little creatives rather than passive Saturday morning consumer vegetables, and the Charlottesville branch is run by...
The Smothers Brothers
Published on Sep 15th, 2008
1 comments Back in the 1960's, Tommy and Dick Smothers were known for socially relevant and usually hilarious comic folk songs which gave a voice to the festering dissatisfaction of America's youth with the...
Levon Helm
Published on Sep 1st, 2008
0 comments As the former drummer of The Band, you'd think that Levon Helm would be content enough with his legacy to relax after taking a hit as troublesome as throat cancer. Instead, he bounced back...