SATURDAY: C-ville March Against Racist Police Violence

August 21st, 2014 · 1 Comment · By

Hey all, Sorry for the paucity of posts: I’m getting ready to leave Charlottesville for a bit starting in September and Amanda Laskey is headed to Brooklyn very soon. Hence the slowdown in calendar updates and posts. But want to do as much as I can before then! First, Julia Kudravetz tipped me off to […]

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TONIGHT: We Are Star Children at the Pavilion, 5pm-ish; Bridge Reading Series feat. Lindsay Turner and Rebecca Taylor, 7pm, both FREE

August 15th, 2014 · 2 Comments · By

Two great events going on tonight in C-ville, both free and both equally engaging, albeit in different ways. We Are Star Children (disclaimer: I was formerly in WASC and appear in their promo photos (as evidenced above!)) play tonight at Fridays After Five. This band is the equivalent of “Hey Ya!” the Outkast song–it’s impossible […]

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TONIGHT: Doom Metal at Main St. Annex, 9pm, $6

August 13th, 2014 · Comments Off on TONIGHT: Doom Metal at Main St. Annex, 9pm, $6 · By

Get a chance to peek Charlottesville’s (Central Va’s?) leading doom metal figure: Max Katz. She’s a buddy, and a total fucking baller. Her doom metal outfit Miami Nights plays tonight at the Main St. Annex along with Beldam (Former members of Comparative Anatomy (Beldam being an interesting spelling error they decided to go ahead with?))¬† […]

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TONIGHT: Ha-Rang + Mannequin Pussy + Free Pizza, Tea Bazaar, 9pm, $5

August 6th, 2014 · Comments Off on TONIGHT: Ha-Rang + Mannequin Pussy + Free Pizza, Tea Bazaar, 9pm, $5 · By

Show tonight is gonna be cray-cray yall! Amanda Laskey describes Mannequin Pussy as “One of the best Tea Bazaar artists I’ve ever hosted – they’ll tear your face off and then cradle you until you love them again.” Sounds pretty great! You might also want to read this great interview with guitarist and singer Marisa […]

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New Yorker Paywall Vacay Post

August 4th, 2014 · 4 Comments · By

Hey all, I know this isn’t super obviously Charlottesville-centric (although you might be surprised), the New Yorker has deactivated their paywall for three months to lure people into their redesigned NewYorker.com. Previously, most of their magazine content was in a embedded reader meant to preserve the experience of holding the paper copy. Unfortunately, this wasn’t […]

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TONIGHT: Metal Night at the Tea Bazaar, Bask (NC) et al, 9pm, $5

August 2nd, 2014 · Comments Off on TONIGHT: Metal Night at the Tea Bazaar, Bask (NC) et al, 9pm, $5 · By

Metal night tonight at Tea Bazaar! Not really my scene so I’m just cutting and pasting from this facebook¬†event (again doing this from a mobile device cause studio internet is out, apologies for budget layout): Bask – “With roots in americana, stoner metal and post-rock, Bask is turning out their own brand of doom. Psychedelic, […]

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TONIGHT Ex Hex / BIG AIR / Hospitality @ The Southern, 8pm, $12

July 27th, 2014 · 1 Comment · By

When The Fire Tapes began performing around Charlottesville in 2010, I kept trying to figure out who on earth these people were. Their promo shot made them look like Meatloaf’s back-up band for the Bat Out of Hell II tour (not necessarily a bad thing) and the frontwoman — who was she? Charlottesville’s cultural scene […]

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TONIGHT Grits ‘N Gravy, 10pm, Rapture, free

July 25th, 2014 · Comments Off on TONIGHT Grits ‘N Gravy, 10pm, Rapture, free · By

The Mariner of Merriment Rum Cove and his Brigadier General (Ret.) Brother Breakdown bust it out tonight at Rapture, as they do every last Friday of the month. Searching for an image, I found the above in google search and it’s from Nailgun! But like two years ago, so change the date and then COME […]

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TONIGHT: Dais Queue, Zak Krone’s Endless Bummer, Mike Nigro, @ Tea Bazaar, 9pm, $5; Borrowed Beams + The Clientele @ the Southern, $15

July 23rd, 2014 · 1 Comment · By

Two notable shows this evening: Stalwart NG reader Davis Salisbury tips us off for his Dais Queue show tonight at Tea Bazaar with former THaus muscleman Zak Krone (also of Left and Right) and Mike Nigro. Under Endless Bummer moniker, Zak issued a split with Mike released this year. Embedded below, along with a Dais […]

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TODAY: UVA Rare Book School Lectures — UVA Special Collections, 5:30PM, Free

July 21st, 2014 · 2 Comments · By

The Rare Book School is an incredible independent institution “at home” at UVA. They put on erudite (others might say arcane) lectures open to the public, along with workshops open only to students and fellows (typically library scholars and graduate students from all over the country and world). It’s currently run by this wild Jesuit, […]

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