Whatever Brains, Invisible Hand, and Fossil Eyes played Al Haamra (videos)

August 4th, 2011 · 12 Comments · By

The first time I saw Order was probably the best show I saw last year, so I made sure to go out of my way this time to see Whatever Brains, Rich’s other band (and I’m sure one of the guys playing in W/e Brains last night has played in Order at some point…). I […]

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Nurse Beach, Great Dads, Rugby, & Erranty played at the Pigeon Hole (one video)

August 1st, 2011 · 5 Comments · By

Nurse Beach‘s set at the Pigeon Hole yesterday concluded with an awesome cover of the VU classic “Sister Ray.” Special guests: every other band that played that night, nailgun’s own James Ford, Matt Gatto, Chloe Delaney, Sam’s dog, those gentlemen watching from the side, and yours truly.

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Win Jon Spencer Blues Xplosion Tix

May 10th, 2011 · Comments Off on Win Jon Spencer Blues Xplosion Tix · By

The Jon Spencer Blues Explosion hits the Jeff TONIGHT. Wowza.¬†$18 tickets are still on sale, but if you don’t feel like spending… …that’s right, we got a few pairs of free tickets here for you, provided that you email nailgunmedia@gmail.com w/ “Jon Spencer” as the subject, and put your full name in the body of […]

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Nat Baldwin (of Dirty Projectors) played Christ Episcopal Church last night (video)

May 5th, 2011 · 2 Comments · By

Nat Baldwin (of Dirty Projectors fame), played here last night, and chances are, you weren’t there. His new album, People Changes, is out May 24th.

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Man Man is here tonight (win tix)

April 27th, 2011 · 1 Comment · By

Man Man are back in town yet again tonight: To win tickets, send an email to nailgunmedia@gmail.com by 5pm, put “Man Man” as the subject line, and include your full name in the email. We’ll contact the winners by 5pm. You know these Tom-Waits-loving, bizarre-percussion-using, controversial-band-running weirdos well by now. They’re about to drop their […]

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CLIPSE is here tonight – win tix

April 23rd, 2011 · 1 Comment · By

I’m not even going to pretend to be an authority on hip-hop, but I know enough to know that this is going to be a big deal: To win a pair of tix, send an email to nailgunmedia@gmail.com w/ “Clipse” in the subject line and your full name, and we’ll email the winner at 5pm! […]

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TV on the Radio at the Jefferson

April 9th, 2011 · 1 Comment · By

Tonight: …one of today’s greats, TV on the Radio, rolls through town, playing a very-sold out show at the Jefferson tonight. Did you get tickets? This band has been kicking for about a decade, and ascending ever since :¬†David Bowie is a fan, they can sell 750 tickets in Charlottesville (and a couple of thousand […]

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RANDY NEWMAN TONIGHT

March 1st, 2011 · 7 Comments · By

At the Paramount tonight: No, he’s not “just the guy who wrote the Toy Story song.” C’mon, “Political Science” ? “I Love LA” ? “Dayton, Ohio 1903”? Get outta here. What, do you need to hear the same songs by cooler people to appreciate him or something? Oh yeah, he also won an Oscar the […]

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THANK YOU, Darwin Deez, and Caleb L’Etoile played the Tea Bazaar (videos)

February 21st, 2011 · Comments Off on THANK YOU, Darwin Deez, and Caleb L’Etoile played the Tea Bazaar (videos) · By

Darwin Deez, proud owner of a viral (2MM views+) video, is certainly a crowd pleaser. When I read his band description about how he and his band dance in between songs, I thought they were joking. Boy was I wrong. People freaked out. They should play Letterman. Plus, if this guy plays his cards right […]

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Dr. Dog is here tomorrow – win tix

February 8th, 2011 · 7 Comments · By

Day 2 of happening shows and another giveaway: Dr. Dog play here a lot (Gravity Lounge AND The Southern in 2009 – how is that possible?), but this time you can win free tickets for their show at the Jefferson tomorrow night. $16 tickets are still on sale (they’ll be $18 at the door), but […]

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