good show LAST night

May 19th, 2008 · 1 Comment · By

Oops! So, somehow none of us managed to find time to blog about the show last night. It was 4 bands at Dust, and all of them were really good: Corsairs started things off with a smart 70’s hard-rock vibe; I just managed to catch the end of it, but I’m sure I’ll check them […]

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accordion death squad, bikes and dancing

May 16th, 2008 · 3 Comments · By

(accordion death squad) Tonight Accordion Death Squad will play at the Tea Bazaar, along with Petersburg, VA’s High Street Lowlifes and NYC’s BrownBird Rudy Relic. Should be a pretty great night of Americana, roots and klezmer. Also, there will be a Bike-In Movie at Community Bikes. Food Not Bombs will have shishkabobs starting at 7pm […]

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two metal shows

May 15th, 2008 · 1 Comment · By

(a good band with a silly name) Evil Bebos are playing at the Tea House tonight. I caught their act at Outback a few months ago, and was pleasantly surprised; despite the goofy-ness of their name, they’re a totally solid act and well worth seeing. They’re a 5-piece band from Nashville; glancing at each of […]

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CLAWvillians vs. Derby Dames, more cool stuff soon

May 13th, 2008 · Comments Off on CLAWvillians vs. Derby Dames, more cool stuff soon · By

Tonight’s C.L.A.W. match will be a benefit for the Cville Derby Dames; Brendan from the C-Ville (one of this week’s celebrity judges) says: Tonight, the Charlottesville Lady Arm Wrestlers (CLAW) plan to break some wrists, tear some biceps and otherwise wreak havoc on one another to raise money and support for the Charlottesville Derby Dames, […]

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saturday

May 10th, 2008 · 1 Comment · By

The Never and D.B.B. Plays Cups will be at the Tea Bazaar. Yours truly plays bass guitar in Cups, so come early and check us out. It’ll be fun. Black Twigs, Charlie Parr play at Miller’s. Measax, Jeffrey S., Fason, Boyd 80, Bristol will get you dancing at OurSpace.

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Films&Poetry, then 3 concerts

May 8th, 2008 · Comments Off on Films&Poetry, then 3 concerts · By

There’s three shows tonight: Bombadil and Will Eat Rats to Survive at the Tea House; Hoots & Hellmouth with Prabir and the Substitutes at Gravity Lounge, and Suzukitron and Dark Autumn at Outback. BUT before all those shows, there’s a screening at the Bridge Film Series tonight; Jordan Taylor has put together a night of […]

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sea power and rosebuds

May 7th, 2008 · 1 Comment · By

(british sea power – photo by christoph!) Tonight British Sea Power, The Rosebuds and Jeffrey Lewis play at Satellite Ballroom. I saw British Sea Power a few years back. They decorated the stage with fall foliage and rocked out. The Rosebuds make fun indie pop and are on Merge Records. Jeffrey Lewis has songs with […]

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Horsefang, etc. / Pinkos, etc. / see them both

May 3rd, 2008 · 1 Comment · By

After spending the last month in the studio up at MonkeyClaus, refining their expansive, pummeling sound, Horsefang are returning to the Outback tonight to unleash their art-metal fury. RPG and Dead Goats are also playing. There’s also a show an electronic / electro-acoustic / noise show at The Bridge before that; since Bridge shows tend […]

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two shows tonight

May 2nd, 2008 · 2 Comments · By

At the Satellite Ballroom tonight, there’s a really solid line-up of local acts on the country/folk axis: Jim Waive and the Young Divorcees are headlining, surging forward on the success of their excellent new album. Also filling out the bill: folk-rock legend Shannon Worrell, and the St. Ours Brothers. Shannon has recently returned to her […]

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