Halloween weekend

October 29th, 2011 · 4 Comments · By

Somehow we never got around to writing up last night’s Mock Stars Ball at the Southern, but I don’t feel too bad about it because the event was certainly very well-attended. I’m told the highlight of the evening was Borrowed Beams’ appearance as The Clash, which sadly I missed; I did get to hear Astronomers […]

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Return of The Corndawg

October 27th, 2011 · 3 Comments · By

Well, Charlottesville’s one and only budding country star Jonny Corndawg has come home to croon tonight at Alhamraa. If you don’t know him by now, do yourself a favor and come out tonight, especially if the whole thing seems confusing or weird. As a live performer, Jonny’s about as charismatic as they come, and he’s […]

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Surprise Tea House Show Tonight

October 26th, 2011 · Comments Off on Surprise Tea House Show Tonight · By

There’s a surprise show happening at the Tea Bazaar tonight! UK band Chapter 24 will be appearing, with locals Left & Right. After befriending Invisible Hand at their show together in Philly a couple nights ago, Chapter 24 decided to spend their day off here in C-ville. They sound pretty badass – surfy punk-rock art-pop […]

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Wild Moccasins

October 25th, 2011 · 1 Comment · By

There’s a fun sounding indie-pop band from Houston called Wild Moccasins dropping in at the Tea Bazaar tonight. Just them, so the show should start around 10pm, and will cost just $3. No other shows at the Tea House in the next couple weeks, so come hang out tonight!

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The Fire Tapes CD release, with Andrew Cedermark and Sarah White {it’ll be great show, and you can win tickets to it here!}

October 22nd, 2011 · 6 Comments · By

{Yo, it’s kind of a long-winded post, so if you already know all about this show and just wanna cut to the goddamn chase and win those tickets, please email us here. Otherwise, read on…} There’s a certain number of excellent, Charlottesville-based musicians that I’ll definitely go to see every time they’re playing (as long […]

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Those Darlins & Infinite Jets (Win Tickets!) – plus a Magnolia show

October 19th, 2011 · 4 Comments · By

Those Darlins are playing at The Southern tonight, with locals Infinite Jets opening; Those Darlins are some well-respected tough-chick country-rockers from Nashville; although they kind of remind me of a range of 80’s LA bands; a fair amount of X, a little bit of the Go-Go’s, but more slow and southern. The bits I’ve heard […]

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Red Rattles Album Release Show

October 18th, 2011 · Comments Off on Red Rattles Album Release Show · By

Charlottesville’s Red Rattles are dropping their new album ‘City Dogs’ tonight at the Tea Bazaar. Maybe you’ve caught Red Rattles playing around town from The Box to The Festy to The Southern and many places in between. Singer Luke Nutting (formerly of Six Day Bender) does a really effective too-cool-for-school gravely vocal deliver that carries […]

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good punk show at the Tea House

October 15th, 2011 · 2 Comments · By

Tonight’s Tea Bazaar show should be pretty killer; Girl Choir are a new band of Charlottesville rock and punk veterans; they’re fronted by Maynard Sipe (who put together a great many great local shows back in the 80’s and 90’s) backed by True Love Always / Flin Flon’s Matt Datesman (whom you may also recognize […]

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Invisible Hand and more at the Tea Bazaar, Garage Show

October 14th, 2011 · 2 Comments · By

There’s a big rock show at the Tea House tonight, featuring Charlottesville favorites Invisible Hand and a couple of the more exciting groups coming out of North Carolina these days, Naked Gods and Bronzed Chorus. If I have to explain Invisible Hand to you, I’m shocked you’re here. For the rest of you, I’ll dangle […]

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two film screenings: Home Movie Day, Herb & Dorothy

October 13th, 2011 · Comments Off on two film screenings: Home Movie Day, Herb & Dorothy · By

There are two film screenings happening tonight that sound really cool; unfortunately they’re kind of happening at the same time, so you’ll have to pick one or the other. The first is the Charlottesville screening for Home Movie Day, an ongoing international event wherein various local groups around the world organize screenings of home movies; […]

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