Paramount Theater

Corey Harris
Published on Sep 1st, 2008
0 comments Certified genius Corey Harris takes blues, reggae, and traditional music from Mali to new heights with help from his 5x5 backing band and Ghanian poet Kwame Dawes at this fundraising benefit for...
Bruce Hornsby and Ricky Skaggs
Published on Sep 1st, 2008
3 comments As we learned from his seamless mashing of "King Of The Hill" and Bill Evans' "Twelve Tone Tune" Bruce Hornsby is a far more advanced and pliable musician than his cheesier synth-laden 80's-era...
L�ºnasa and Vieux Farka Toure
Published on Sep 1st, 2008
2 comments Malian guitarist Vieux Farka Tour©, son of the late Ali, pet project of Toumani Diabat©, and a formidable musician in his own right, joins up with leading contemporary Irish band Lºnasa in a...
Stanley Clarke, Marcus Miller, and Victor Wooten
Published on Jul 20th, 2008
0 comments Jazz bassists Stanley Clarke and Marcus Miller, known respectively for their work with Chick Corea and Miles Davis, join forces with Flecktones bassist Victor Wooten for a low-end tour-de-force...
Chris Daughtry
Published on Jun 30th, 2008
0 comments American Idol supposed-loser Chris Daughtry plays an acoustic set of the songs that put him at the top of the Billboard charts through most of 2006. Tickets for this one are very much sold out,...
Abigail Washburn
Published on Jun 9th, 2008
0 comments Dueling banjos? Nah, that's too easy. It's not every woman that can tame the likes of Béla Fleck, but singer and banjo player Abigail Washburn has done just that for the Sparrow Quartet, an...
Kenny G
Published on May 24th, 2008
0 comments Grammy-winning saxophonist Kenny G became the best selling instrumental musician of all time thanks to pop-jazz tunes like "Songbird," but his most recent album and its accompanying tour both...
The Nels Cline Singers
Published on May 24th, 2008
0 comments The celebrated Wilco guitarist comes back to Charlottesville for his third visit in as many years. This time, though, he'll be leaving Tweedy behind and instead performing with his eponymous (but...
The Count Basie Orchestra
Published on May 19th, 2008
0 comments Count Basie passed away almost twenty-five years ago, so we're looking forward to an awesome performance by the undead zombie bandleader. What's that? It's just a jazz ensemble that has...
The Municipal Band of Charlottesville
Published on May 19th, 2008
0 comments Community band
The Municipal Band of Charlottesville
Published on May 19th, 2008
0 comments The area community band performs music from Austria, Italy, and Spain before arriving in the US to the tunes of Henry Mancini, Sousa, and Tony Bennett.
The Municipal Band of Charlottesville
Published on May 19th, 2008
0 comments The community band and its French horn ensemble perform works by local composer Gary Fagan
The Municipal Band of Charlottesville
Published on May 19th, 2008
0 comments The community band performs a set of "movie music," loosely defined to incorporate Looney Tunes tunes in addition to expected classics like John Williams' theme from Star Wars.
The Municipal Band of Charlottesville
Published on May 19th, 2008
0 comments Community band
The Municipal Band of Charlottesville
Published on May 19th, 2008
0 comments Community band
The Hullabahoos
Published on Apr 11th, 2008
0 comments UVA's bazillionth a cappella group celebrates its 20th anniversary
Judy Collins
Published on Mar 30th, 2008
1 comments Judy Collins was one of the celebrated Greenwich Village crossover folk singer successes of the 1960's and has accordingly close ties with folks like The Byrds, Stephen Stills, and Leonard Cohen...
One Night of Queen
Published on Mar 30th, 2008
0 comments Gary Mullen and the Works perform the music of Queen – and if they play "Fat Bottomed Girls," it'll likely be your only chance this year to hear booty anthems at the Paramount.
The Academy of St. Martin in the Fields
Published on Mar 24th, 2008
0 comments The chamber orchestra performs Haydn, Mozart, and Vaughn Williams.
Steve Earle
Published on Mar 17th, 2008
0 comments Ever since the late 80's, Steve Earle has pretty much been the archetype of the outspoken roots-rock songwriter, that rare sort who delivers his leftist political leanings using Americana and a...
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