Paramount Theater

Take 6
Published on Mar 17th, 2008
0 comments Like their stylish clothes, the a cappella music of Take 6 is performed with style—always in time, in tune. - Down Beat Magazine
Published on Mar 2nd, 2008
0 comments This latest round of Irish music at the Paramount is brought to you by the latest incarnation of the Leahy family band.
Ralph Stanley
Published on Feb 17th, 2008
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...
The Temptations
Published on Feb 17th, 2008
0 comments The current version of the Temptations no longer even remotely resembles the original hit-making lineup (Otis Williams is the only remaining original member), but if you want some insight into the...
Taj Mahal
Published on Feb 10th, 2008
0 comments Maybe it was his 2006 coronation as the official blues musican of Massachusetts that prompted blues titan Taj Mahal to change up his formula – even though that's kind of like being the...
The 5 Browns
Published on Feb 4th, 2008
0 comments The 5 Browns are a family ensemble of Julliard-schooled young pianists who will perform Stravinsky, Rachmaninoff, and more on five Steinway grands.
The State Symphony Orchestra of Mexico
Published on Feb 3rd, 2008
0 comments The Mexican ensemble plays Rachmaninoff and Mendelssohn as well as selections from Mexican composers.
Arlo Guthrie
Published on Jan 28th, 2008
0 comments Folk singer Arlo Guthrie is best known either for the epic 20-minute narrative "Alice's Restaurant" or possibly for the accompanying film, but his abilities as a live performer should probably come...
The Smithsonian Jazz Masterworks Orchestra
Published on Jan 27th, 2008
0 comments DC-area jazz orchestra
Published on Jan 21st, 2008
0 comments Grammy-nominated Cherryholmes is the modern version of the classic bluegrass family band – and in fact, they're signed to the label started by the Skaggs clan. The band came together as a...
The Poncho Sanchez Latin Jazz Band
Published on Jan 14th, 2008
0 comments Grammy-award winning conga player Poncho Sanchez leads his Latin jazz ensemble through a set of bebop riddled with Afro-Cuban rhythms.
Ladysmith Black Mambazo
Published on Jan 12th, 2008
0 comments It's been more than twenty years since South African vocal ensemble Ladysmith Black Mambazo had their big breakthrough as guests on Paul Simon's 1986 album "Graceland," but they're still touring...
The Mighty Clouds Of Joy
Published on Dec 26th, 2007
0 comments The Mighty Clouds Of Joy have been putting gospel on wax for nearly fifty years, but it was the blend of gospel and R&B they experimented with in the 1970's that won them their greatest pop...
The CHS Orchestra
Published on Dec 23rd, 2007
0 comments The talented youngsters of Charlottesville High School perform Prokofiev's "Peter and the Wolf," which pairs narration by theater director David Small (pictured here, looking almost as scary as the...
A Skaggs Family Christmas
Published on Dec 9th, 2007
0 comments Bluegrass legend Ricky Skaggs brings three generations of his talented brethren on tour with him for this recurring seasonal extravaganza. Here's a bizarre behind-the-scenes peek at the '04 show...
The Oratorio Society of Charlottesville-Albemarle
Published on Dec 8th, 2007
0 comments Musical director Lance Vining drives one of the oldest arts-related organizations in the area through a performance of Bach's Cantata 191 and an assortment of holiday tunes. "A Musicological...
The Jimmy Dorsey Orchestra
Published on Dec 1st, 2007
0 comments The Jimmy Dorsey Orchestra has been carrying on the legacy of its namesake clarinetist, the elder brother to Tommy, since the death of both brothers in 1956. Their show at the Paramount Theater...
Leo Kottke
Published on Nov 23rd, 2007
0 comments Ever since his seminal album appeared in 1969, Leo Kottke's idiosyncratic fingerpicking style has remained instantly identifiable no matter what he's performing. That's why it doesn't really matter...
The Holiday Spotlight
Published on Nov 23rd, 2007
0 comments Jazz, classical, and dance ensembles from area schools take center stage at this free annual event, which lasts from 11am until 7pm. Check out the full schedule of performances on The Paramount's...
Glucophage For Menstrual Disorders