Songwriters at The Southern, Electro-Pop at the Tea Bazaar

February 28th, 2011 · Comments Off on Songwriters at The Southern, Electro-Pop at the Tea Bazaar · By

Argh, always a half-step behind! Well, here goes anyways. Apologies, dear readers, for our tardiness weighing in on this Monday night. There are two shows worth seeing! At The Southern, Franz Nicolay and David Dondero will share the stage for the evening (seperately, one presumes). Both of those guys are great songwriters, each with totally […]

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…and by next saturday it will be march

February 26th, 2011 · 1 Comment · By

I haven’t written in a long time because the past few months of my life were pretty much at capacity. The Great Gifts shop at The Bridge was no small task but everything concluded this week and, alas, I have my life back! When Great Gifts came down, Anthony Restivo took up what seems to […]

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Basically Everything in the Entire World Happening Tonight

February 25th, 2011 · 10 Comments · By

Tonight is one of those nights when pretty much everyone in Charlottesville decided to throw an event at the same time. There’s absolutely no way you’ll be able to do even half of it, so choose carefully! Here’s the rundown: The awesome and rightfully-acclaimed Eternal Summers are playing at the Tea Bazaar tonight;  in an […]

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The Hand, Les La, Empress Hotel at Trinity

February 23rd, 2011 · Comments Off on The Hand, Les La, Empress Hotel at Trinity · By

There’s a show at Trinity tonight that promises to be as fun as it is diverse. It’s a trio of bands that, while completely plausible to share a bill together, sound pretty damn different from one another. And therein lies the excitement about tonight’s show! Leading off the night is one of Park The Van […]

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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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Bang on a Can at the Jefferson, Budos Band at the Southern, and much more on WTJU

February 19th, 2011 · 2 Comments · By

Well, The WTJU Rock Marathon continues; I meant to write a lot more about it this week (or about anything, for that matter) but some horrible sort of illness combined with my ambitious radio-show schedule meant that I’ve spent about 95% of the past week either in bed or on the air… anyhow, I’m currently […]

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Darwin Deez, Thank You, Grammar at the Tea Bazaar

February 16th, 2011 · Comments Off on Darwin Deez, Thank You, Grammar at the Tea Bazaar · By

[UPDATE: James apparently wrote a post on tonight already, but I didn’t notice before I wrote mine. Anyway, here’s his post which has some additional info about the Rock Marathon, too.] There’s a really eclectic, cool bill tonight at the Tea Bazaar that I must highly recommend. The headlining act is a lanky fellow from […]

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Thank You at the Tea Bazaar, Invisible Hand and more on WTJU

February 16th, 2011 · 2 Comments · By

The Baltimore band Thank You are playing at the Tea Bazaar tonight; they’re a band that’s only come onto my radar recently, but I really like the EP they just put out (sample song here); plus they’re on Thrill Jockey, who tend to put out great stuff, so if you have any hesitations about tonight’s […]

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Win THANK YOU Tickets!

February 15th, 2011 · 3 Comments · By

The Thrill Jockey band called Thank You are playing at the Tea Bazaar tomorrow night; you can sample their brand of sublimely energetic jangle-rock by downloading the first track off their new EP; and you can win a pair of tickets by e-mailing us with the words “Thank You” in the subject line! UPDATE: Congrats […]

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Music Venue Meeting This Afternoon

February 15th, 2011 · Comments Off on Music Venue Meeting This Afternoon · By

Sorry, meant to write about this MUCH earlier, but I’ve been fighting off some sort of horrible allergy / cold / sinus / flu thing, AND doing radio shows at all hours of the day and night, but anyway here it is: There’s a Special Meeting this afternoon to discuss the ongoing music-venue-vs-zoning-regulations issue, it’s […]

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