Possibly Andrew Weathers and Mike Gangloff (but definitely not Jonathan Zorn) at the Tea Bazaar tonight

July 30th, 2012 · 2 Comments · By

I’m not 100% certain of what’s going on for tonight’s Tea Bazaar show, but here’s what I think is happening: Andrew Weathers is playing, and I believe he’s the fellow who put the show together; he’s from Chapel Hill (though now relocated to Oakland), and he does folk-flavored free-improvisation music with small string ensembles; definitely […]

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Brighter Fires, Grits & Gravy

July 27th, 2012 · 2 Comments · By

Brighter Fires are playing at the Tea Bazaar tonight. Who the hell are Brighter Fires? Well, their band bio says: “Influenced by the best dark music of the 80s, 90s and 00s, Brighter Fires are the vanguard of the modern dark rock scene,” …which, OK whatever. But then I saw their band photo: … and […]

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Tea Bazaar tonight

July 20th, 2012 · 2 Comments · By

I’ve only got a minute, so here’s the poster for tonight’s Tea Bazaar show: … and the tour poster for ManorLady, which doesn’t suck:

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Sidney Tapscott

July 18th, 2012 · 3 Comments · By

Sidney Tapscott has passed away. Sidney was a part of Charlottesville for longer than anyone reading this could possibly remember. Everyone has their own stories about Sidney — I first encountered him via the Blue Moon Diner, when I used to eat there as a child in the late-80’s/early-90’s. That was 2 or 3 Blue […]

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MV+EE at Tea House / opportunities in town

July 16th, 2012 · 1 Comment · By

MV& EE are playing at the Tea Bazaar tonight; that’s the duo of Matt Valentine and Erika Elder, from Vermont, who play nice folksy psychedelic music, and have put out like, a million records and collaborated with a long list of cool New Englanders, including J Mascis, Tom from Charalambides, Dredd Foole, the guys from […]

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Secret Ocean Studio Sale Today! / Magnolia show tonight

July 14th, 2012 · Comments Off on Secret Ocean Studio Sale Today! / Magnolia show tonight · By

Allyson and Jeremy Taylor are two incredible artists who happen to live right here in Charlottesville. Take a look at their blog and their Flickr. They have shown their work at places like Cinders Gallery in Brooklyn and been featured in Juxtapoz Magazine. They’re also super rad people. You have a chance to score an amazing […]

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good Baltimore acts (and more!) at the Tea Bazaar tonight

July 12th, 2012 · Comments Off on good Baltimore acts (and more!) at the Tea Bazaar tonight · By

Tonight’s Tea Bazaar show should be super-fun! There’s no less than five acts on the bill, and I’m excited about each of them. The headliner is Chester Endersby Gwazda, who’s got an impressive musical resume; as Matt says: “Gwazda is sort of a Baltimore producer-extraordinaire. He produced Bromst from Dan Deacon as well as Future […]

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