Entries Tagged as 'endorsements'

Angel Olsen at the Southern

February 18th, 2014 · 1 Comment · By

I had the opportunity to see Angel Olsen in November of 2012 at the Tea Bazaar. I had heard a lot of buzz about her so I figured I would stop by. Since then I have been hooked. Olsen’s first two albums consisted of stripped down guitar and vocals, which were beautiful and powerful. On […]

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James Ford’s Favorite Music of 2013

December 31st, 2013 · 4 Comments · By

Wow – “Wow!” (Bubca Records)

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James’ favorites of 2012

January 1st, 2013 · 3 Comments · By

Better late than never, here are 10 albums I liked from this past year, plus an extensive run-down of my favorite concert experience of 2012. Mount Eerie – Ocean Roar (P.W. Elverum and Sun, Ltd.) Phil Elvrum’s return to form (albeit a slightly different form than the one he started out with) continues; this is […]

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Halloween triple-feature at Vinegar Hill!

October 28th, 2012 · 1 Comment · By

We’re having a fun event at Vinegar Hill Theatre tonight; Halloween is approaching fast, and so is a tremendous hurricane, and there’s absolutely nothing else going on tonight so you should come check it out. We’re partnering with OffScreen to show three movies tonight: Joel Schumaker’s beloved 80’s vampire flick the Lost Boys, a grisly […]

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Hearing about Black Market’s Special Use Permit

September 11th, 2012 · 2 Comments · By

Matteus Frankovich says: “Our Special Use Permit application for live music is going to be reviewed by City Council at 6pm this Tuesday (9-11) at the City Council Chambers on the second floor of City Hall.  (East end of the Pedestrian Mall across from the Freedom Wall). People in support of our local music scene […]

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Chris Corsano at the Tea Bazaar, Monday September 10th

September 9th, 2012 · 4 Comments · By

Hey folks, James here — just wanted to add a little bit to what Carolyn’s already written about Monday night’s show; Chris Corsano is one of my favorite contemporary performers, and I’m extremely excited to see him play here in Charlottesville. Corsano is a super-prolific drummer and multi-instrumentalist who’s equally at home playing jazz or […]

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Five fine events competing for your attention this evening

September 5th, 2012 · 3 Comments · By

Well, Charlottesville has done it again, overreacting to the sparsity of events in August by jam-packing September full of fun things that are all happening at the same time as each other. Here’s what’s up for this Wednesday evening, September 5th: Remember the Books?  We loved The Books, and many of you did too. They’ve […]

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Smiths cover band as a Tom Carter benefit, plus Acorn Sisters at the Whiskey Jar

August 17th, 2012 · 2 Comments · By

If you follow music news in underground / indie / experimental circles, you may have heard the sad news about Tom Carter of the band Charalambides. Basically, he came down with a pretty serious case of pneumonia while on tour and ended up being hospitalized for several weeks in Berlin.  They’re a good band who […]

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“Tell Your Story While It Still Has You”

August 12th, 2012 · 9 Comments · By

Tonight’s concert at The Garage will be bittersweet; the farewell concert of D.B.B. Plays Cups. David Baker Benson is moving to Ulm, Deutschland with his family, and this will be his last forseeable musical appearance in Charlottesville. I’ve written a lot about David over the years, and it’s always been difficult to accurately sum up […]

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Secret Ocean Studio Sale Today! / Magnolia show tonight

July 14th, 2012 · Comments Off on Secret Ocean Studio Sale Today! / Magnolia show tonight · By

Allyson and Jeremy Taylor are two incredible artists who happen to live right here in Charlottesville. Take a look at their blog and their Flickr. They have shown their work at places like Cinders Gallery in Brooklyn and been featured in Juxtapoz Magazine. They’re also super rad people. You have a chance to score an amazing […]

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