Future Islands

November 29th, 2011 · Comments Off on Future Islands · By

One of Baltimore’s most promising bands, Future Islands, bring their dark, spare, synth-pop back to the Tea Bazaar tonight. They’ve deservedly been getting gobs of praise lately from pretty much every publication you can name for their brand new release ‘On The Water’, and they also put on a hell of a live show, with […]

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a Warehouse show, and more

November 26th, 2011 · 2 Comments · By

There’s a show tonight at a relatively new-ish space for shows; [REDACTED INFO] is hosting some bands this evening (I’m not gonna publish the address, but if you don’t know where this is, contact our host or one of the musicians or one of us and we’ll tell you… hint: it’s not at Dust!) The […]

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Dance Party at the Tea House, Free Market at Random Row

November 25th, 2011 · 2 Comments · By

I suspect y’all have had either a fulfilling or traumatizing Thanksgiving (or some combination of the two), and are now looking to get out of the house and party. Tonight’s Dance Party at the Tea Bazaar should be a lot of fun: It’s being put on, of course, by the Rock Department at WTJU, as […]

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Jeffrey Lewis & DBB, then Radio Bistro

November 21st, 2011 · Comments Off on Jeffrey Lewis & DBB, then Radio Bistro · By

Singer, storytelling, comic-book artist and irrepressible troubadour Jeffrey Lewis is making his bi-annual appearance in Charlottesville (with his band the Junkyard) tonight; if you’ve heard him before, you’re probably already a fan of his rambling, charming song-tales about the History of Punk Rock, about the awkwardness of running into Will Oldham, about the sadness of […]

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Friday Night Rock and Soul

November 18th, 2011 · 7 Comments · By

There’s quite a few shows happening tonight; The big one is over at Al-Hamraa, where Worn in Red (a band I’ve seen a lot less of, since Brad moved to Richmond) are having a CD 7″ release party! You guys know Worn in Red of course, and as fans of loud heavy punk, surely you […]

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Thursday

November 17th, 2011 · 4 Comments · By

There’s a few concerts of note happening around town tonight, any or all of which may catch your interest — David Bazan and his Band are playing at the Southern —  you may remember Bazan from his work in the 90’s with/as Pedro the Lion — and I’ve just received word that locals The Fire […]

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LOOM at the Pink Warehouse

November 16th, 2011 · 1 Comment · By

The fine folks at The Garage have put together a show tonight, which will be happening not at The Garage itself (somewhat thankfully, with this weather), but at Charlottesville’s infamous Pink Warehouse. Even if you don’t know all the tales about that warehouse (i.e various notable DMB gigs in the 90’s, and innumerable other semi-legendary […]

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Brass Bed and Austin Leonard Jones

November 15th, 2011 · 1 Comment · By

Without a local on the bill for this evening’s show, it’s quite possible buzz has been a little sparse, but I definitely think it’s one worth getting excited about! Brass Bed are a new band on Park The Van Records, from Lafayette, LA, another in a series of bands out of that state’s flourishing indie-pop […]

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Rock n’ Roll at the Tea House, Shadow Puppets at The Bridge

November 12th, 2011 · 1 Comment · By

There’s a fun little rock show going down at the Tea Bazaar tonight. The latest incarnation of Articulate Chewbacca premiers, finally whittled down to just a two piece band from the one-time mega-monstrosity that it began as. Reports indicate that Adam and Scott will be performing with a drum machine filling the void left by […]

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Friday Night

November 11th, 2011 · 1 Comment · By

There’s a handful of events going on tonight… The big one, I suppose, is the CD release party for The Hill & Wood. If you somehow haven’t heard the band yet, you’re probably at least familiar with Sam Bush, proprietor of The Garage, and all-around nice guy. Sam’s been playing as The Hill & Wood […]

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