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6 Day Bender
Published on May 2nd, 2010
0 comments The popular local bluegrass-rockers play their last show in town, this time with new bass player Teswar Wood, before disappearing into the studio to finish up their new album, which should be out...
The Wave
Published on May 2nd, 2010
0 comments Sax-drenched classic rock band from four unusually young locals. Speaking Of The Elephant opens, with bassist Simon Evans doing double duty in both. The Wave - My Robot The Wave - Sometimes The...
Gunchux
Published on May 2nd, 2010
0 comments Second project from singer-songwriter Rob Cheatham of the Nice Jenkins. Start things early with the Derelicts, a new country-rock band featuring Adam Long of pop-rock mainstays The Sometime...
The Sweetback Sisters
Published on Apr 19th, 2010
0 comments Country
The Emmitt-Nershi Band
Published on Apr 19th, 2010
2 comments This bluegrass band mixes together members of Leftover Salmon and the String Cheese Incident. Show up early, since opener Best New Recipe will presumably eclipse the headliner here.
Zach Deputy
Published on Apr 19th, 2010
0 comments South Carolina singer Zach Deputy plays rootsy reggae and calypso-infused pop with touches of loops and beatboxing, a blend to which acoustic rock songwriter William Walter plays the straight man...
Taylor Hollingsworth
Published on Apr 19th, 2010
0 comments Solo songwriter set from Bright Eyes main man Conor Oberst's guitarist of choice for the Mystic Valley Band. Also featuring Carleigh Nesbit and Sam Bush of The Hill and Wood. Carleigh Nesbit and...
Crooked Still
Published on Apr 19th, 2010
0 comments Progressive but still acoustic bluegrass band featuring BRUUUUUUUUUUUCE's Charlottesville-based Seeger Sessions compadre Greg Lizst and more cello parts than you usually find in these things....
XPS
Published on Apr 19th, 2010
0 comments One-chord funk jams from Andy Waldeck and his buddies, mostly-unrehearsed and yet somehow still awesome.
The Whigs
Published on Apr 19th, 2010
0 comments Athens, GA rock trio The Whigs have a garage-rock trio format and indie rocker sensibilities (doesn't everyone?) which led to a huge buzz around their 2005 debut Give 'Em All A Big Fat Lip, but on...
Sarah White
Published on Apr 19th, 2010
0 comments The latest iteration of the award-winning local alt-country songwriter's backing band brings with it a new unforeseen punk rock energy. With Pompadour and 6 Day Bender banjo man Luke Nutting's new...
Joshua James and Matthew Perryman Jones
Published on Apr 12th, 2010
0 comments Singer-songwriters
Devon Sproule
Published on Apr 12th, 2010
0 comments At long last, another album from Charlottesville's staggeringly sophisticated queen bee singer-songwriter. In all likelihood Don't Hurry For Heaven will once again do much better in the UK than...
Horse Feathers
Published on Apr 12th, 2010
1 comments Iron and Wine-style indie folk-rock quartet with instrumentation ranging from cellos and saws to frontman Justin Ringle's haunting mumble. Wes Swing opens. Horse Feathers - Belly Of June Wes Swing...
Backyard Tire Fire
Published on Apr 12th, 2010
0 comments Americana-rock trio fronted by a dude who at one point sang the words "I want to be Tom Petty" and probably now wishes he hadn't done so because now everybody always brings that up when trying to...
The Cinnamon Band
Published on Apr 12th, 2010
0 comments Harrisonburg's solidly impressive flagship rock duo The Cinnamon Band releases their new EP All Dressed, recorded up in Montreal last fall by Wolf Parade's drummer, with a free midnight show. Of...
matt pond PA
Published on Apr 11th, 2010
0 comments Indie rockers built around the titular songwriter, his occasionally folky songs, and his love of chamber-pop string arrangements. Holopaw and furiously fingerpicking UK singer-songwriter Bobby...
The Jamie McLean Band
Published on Apr 5th, 2010
0 comments Gritty guitar-based Americana rock in the vein of Tom Petty from an alum of the Dirty Dozen Brass Band. The Jamie McLean Band - Peace And Glory The Jamie McLean Band - Natalie The Jamie McLean...
Robert Jospe and Inner Rhythm
Published on Apr 5th, 2010
0 comments Jazz and world beat from the extraordinary local drummer and frequent collaborator Heather Maxwell. Young jazz students Shades Of Blue open. Robert Josp© and Inner Rhythm - Blue Blaze Robert Josp©...
The Thermals
Published on Apr 5th, 2010
0 comments Pop-punk. Past Lives open with lighter art-punk from several from several former members of the late Seattle hardcore band The Blood Brothers, including the younger brother of indie-folk singer-...
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