NEW Bridge Fest + Dance Party

July 31st, 2010 · 3 Comments · By

A big crazy last-minute thing is brewing! Amissville’s Old Bridge Festival got canned due to something with the cops or something? I dunno. Anyway, I’m attempting to rescue as many of the touring bands as possible and give them a good fun show tonight. I hereby declare the first (and probably only ever) NEW Bridge Festival! […]

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at the Tea House tonight: garage rock from Nashville, plus me

July 30th, 2010 · 1 Comment · By

There’s a Tea Bazaar show tonight which should be a fun way to spend a Friday night; the line-up is Natural Child and DJ Hummingbird Feeder. Natural Child are from Nashville; Jacob says “they’re one of the bands out of the apparently booming Nashville garage rock scene (a la Jeff the Brotherhood/Heavy Cream/Turbo Fruits/Bad Cop)” […]

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Tea House Show and a Dance Party tonight

July 29th, 2010 · 6 Comments · By

There’s two good-lookin’ events tonight that you may be interested to check out… a Grits&Gravy Dance Party at The Box, and a Rock Show at the Tea Bazaar. First up, the Tea House show; local rock band Astronomers and local mellow art-weirdos Mss. will be joined by a band with the unfortunate name of Hammer […]

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Drink Up Buttercup

July 28th, 2010 · 2 Comments · By

Here’s a little late-breaking blog post for tonight’s activities. Philadelphia’s Drink Up Buttercup is at the Tea Bazaar tonight. You may remember them from several months ago at The Jefferson with We Are Scientists, or if you were really on top of things you may have caught them at the Tea Bazaar last fall. They’re […]

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Great Tuesday Night Choices

July 27th, 2010 · Comments Off on Great Tuesday Night Choices · By

Several very worthwhile events to choose from tonight at The Jefferson, the Tea Bazaar, and Blue Moon: At The Jefferson, My Morning Jacket frontman Jim James (aka Yim Yames) appears with two lesser-known but also pleasant-sounding country-inflected songwriters named Ben Sollee and Daniel Martin Moore. My Morning Jacket is somewhere on my list of favorite […]

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a somewhat unorthodox review

July 25th, 2010 · 7 Comments · By

It’s a “slow news day,” as they say, so here’s something amusing:  If you were at the Tea Bazaar on Wednesday, you probably remember a certain unidentified gentleman acting slightly unconventionally, up near the front of the stage, and causing no shortage of alarm and discomfort among his fellow concert-goers.  My friend Hank turned to […]

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Craft Fair this afternoon at The Bridge / music tonight at the Tea House

July 24th, 2010 · 3 Comments · By

The Craft Fair is already underway! Stop by The Bridge this afternoon for the finest shirts, bags, records, prints, paintings, and knicknacks from some of the coolest artists in Central VA. There will also be music at the Fair, provided by the Rock DJs from WTJU, including Colin Powell, Lady D, Helvidius, Vic Szabo, and […]

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Rocking rock shows tonight

July 23rd, 2010 · 3 Comments · By

I’m at Whartscape in Baltimore, getting ready to run out the door and see like 500 bands today, so I gotta make this lightning fast. I’ll try to report back on what’s good here, or better yet, bring some of them to town real soon! But for now, what you need to know is: there’s […]

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a pretty sweet House show tonight

July 22nd, 2010 · 5 Comments · By

There’s a show tonight I’m really excited about; a lot of the details have shifted over the past few weeks, but I still think it’s gonna be a strong show and I encourage you to come check it out. It’s gonna be a house show, and amidst much shifting around, the final line-up appears to […]

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be glad about:

July 21st, 2010 · 4 Comments · By

If you miss tonight’s show at the Tea House, go ahead and smack yourself on the wrists you dirty truant. Local favorites The Invisible Hand headline this noteworthy bill you’ve hopefully penciled into your calendar. Might I add this is another chance to pick up their new split 7” with epic Boone band The Naked […]

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