tons of shows tonight!

March 30th, 2012 · 1 Comment · By

There was a film screening at PVCC this afternoon that sounded really interesting, but it happened at 12:30pm, which is waaaay earlier than I usually get around to blogging, so sorry about that. Hope some of y’all caught it! Anyway, here’s the concerts happening tonight, which you still have plenty of time to make it […]

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Films at the Library and The Bridge, Jazz at the UVA Chapel, Rock at the Black Market Saloon

March 29th, 2012 · Comments Off on Films at the Library and The Bridge, Jazz at the UVA Chapel, Rock at the Black Market Saloon · By

There are several events of note this evening, some of which I’ve known about for months and some of which I just found out about, so bear with me as I run through them in loosely chronological order: At the Downtown Library, there’s a screening of a PBS documentary called “Chicano Rock,” (somewhat inevitably) narrated […]

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CLAW, Anarchist Bookfair, and some concerts

March 24th, 2012 · 1 Comment · By

There’s several events going on around town today, absolutely none of which are convenient for a rainy day, but which are nonetheless still worthy of your investigation (just bring an umbrella!) For the second year in a row, there’s a Charlottesville Anarchist Bookfair at Random Row Books to coincide with the Festival of the Book; […]

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plenty of good music tonight!

March 23rd, 2012 · Comments Off on plenty of good music tonight! · By

It’s been unseasonably hot today (almost swimming weather! … almost), and I hope y’all have been able to be outside for at least part of it. It’s staying warm(ish) this evening, and there’s plenty of good music out there to enjoy: There’s a show at the House Magnolia, with several VA punk bands, including veteran […]

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Improv-noise at The Bridge, Rock at the Southern

March 21st, 2012 · 1 Comment · By

I’ve just been notified about an event at The Bridge tonight; it’s the first of several cool music events happening there over the next few days, organized by The Bridge’s Noise Committee. First of all, I love that The Bridge has a “Noise Committee” (now in the hands of a fellow named Kevin, now that […]

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Three Locals at the Southern, Soul Dancing at Black Market

March 16th, 2012 · 1 Comment · By

There’s a show at The Southern tonight with three good local acts; it’s an EP release party for local power-pop rock-balladeer Hunter Smith and the Dead Men (you can hear the EP on his bandcamp page), but the other two acts on the bill are worth your time, as well: excellent country-shoegazers the Fire Tapes, […]

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Films by two Experimental Film greats at The Bridge tonight!

March 15th, 2012 · Comments Off on Films by two Experimental Film greats at The Bridge tonight! · By

There’s a screening at The Bridge PAI tonight that I strongly encourage you to check out; it’s been a while since I’ve been really involved with that series, but I’m glad to see Jordan is still continuing to bring the finest experimental films to our sleepy little town. The two filmmakers in question are Robert […]

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a Record Fair and some Shows

March 10th, 2012 · 3 Comments · By

There’s a Record Fair happening in town today — I’d kind of forgotten about it (thought it was next week!) until some folks reminded me about it at the show last night.  It’s happening at the Holiday Inn on 29 — the one right next to Milan (the delicious Indian place), North of Barracks / […]

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All-Star Benefit at the Jefferson

March 9th, 2012 · 2 Comments · By

Tonight’s big event is a Benefit show at the Jefferson, with a fantastic line-up of great local acts.  It’s a benefit for Rob and Dana Leonard; the Jefferson explains: “Rob has been our friend and Box Office Manager for years and married Dana in September. While snorkeling on the last day of their honeymoon in […]

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Win Tix to the War on Drugs (the band)

March 7th, 2012 · 2 Comments · By

The War on Drugs are playing at the Jefferson tomorrow (Thursday) night! Tickets are $13 advance / $15 at the door, but you can win a pair for yourself by emailing us and giving us your best argument for or against the criminalization of recreational drug use. Bonus points for any mention of White Rabbits […]

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