Cville Experimental Music Showcase pt II at The Bridge tonight!

March 19th, 2010 · 9 Comments · By

Remember that amazing Experimental Music Showcase of local bands that Jacob put together at The Bridge a few months ago? Well, it’s happening again tonight! It’s going to be the same deal as last time, Ten acts in three hours, with an absolute minimum of change-over time between bands (i.e., near-instantaneous wish-gratification for more awesome […]

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Hill & Wood, DBB Plays Cups at The Garage tonight

March 18th, 2010 · 1 Comment · By

Just got word about this one. Gary says: “There is a ‘surprise’ warm-up show at the Garage tonight, featuring two of the bands that will appear at the Southern next week, The Hill and Wood and DBB Plays Cups. The new & improved Hill and Wood is now a sextet, and features 1/2 of Caninos […]

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Awesome films at The Bridge tonight

March 17th, 2010 · 2 Comments · By

The Bridge Film Series is happening again tonight, as part of this month’s “Audio March” series of events; much like the event we did two years ago, this one’s another “M:N:M:L” screening, and I’m excited to see what Sarah, Missy, and Jordan have come up with. Tonight’s event will feature: • “Plastic Haircut,” an absurdist […]

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Box Elders = Great Garage at Tea Bazaar tonight!

March 16th, 2010 · 4 Comments · By

{Today’s post comes courtesy of guest blogger Nathan Ragain:} There’s a really cool band at the Tea Bazaar tonight: Box Elders from Omaha, Nebraska.  They’re on Goner Records and WTJU spun the hell out of their album “Alice & Friends” when it came out last summer.  The Raven Sings the Blues blog is pretty spot-on […]

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Soul & Mod dancing at The Box

March 15th, 2010 · 8 Comments · By

Tonight The Standard Soul Revue will be happening at The Box; DJed by Greg “Sweet Jones” Sloan and Shane “Wulf Baby” O’Gallagher, these boys have a seriously happening selection of soul, mod, and British invasion tunes to keep your heels tapping. 10:30pm until last call, there’s no cover charge but it’s 21+. I’ll definitely be […]

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Puppets at McGuffey, Stories at Random Row

March 14th, 2010 · 1 Comment · By

There’s two events this evening that sound pretty cool; luckily the organizers have scheduled things so that people can easily do both. First up is something called a “Zombie Capitalist Puppet Show” —  Cindy reports: “The RPM Puppet Conspiracy is a Radical Puppet Troupe that writes, builds and performs original shows which take on a […]

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Red Satellites +2 at Tea House, Hilarious Posters +2 at Random Row, AND a Bridge show!

March 13th, 2010 · 1 Comment · By

It’s yet another night in Charlottesville with plenty of options to choose from; I’ll start off with the Bridge show, since that one’s happening first and there’s plenty of time to catch it before you go to another thing tonight. As part of The Bridge’s ongoing Audio March program, they’re having a performance of some […]

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Washed Out, Small Black, Pictureplane at Tea Bazaar; Corsair at Random Row

March 12th, 2010 · 27 Comments · By

I’m way late getting this up and also under the gun with setting up for the show and other work-related things, so I’ll keep this super brief. Great great lineup at the Tea Bazaar tonight: Washed Out, Small Black, and Pictureplane. It’s a little hard not to have noticed all three of these acts lately, as they’ve been […]

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Random Row tonight: Extraordinaires, Raquellos farewell, & Borrowed Beams!

March 11th, 2010 · 13 Comments · By

There’s a show at Random Row Books tonight that looks pretty special. It’s the last formal show for the soon-to-be-disbanded Raquellos, the second show ever for Borrowed Beams of Light, and if that weren’t already special enough, the Extraordinaires are back in town! It starts a little on the early side; Borrowed Beams is going […]

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Summer music party at The Bridge tonight!

March 10th, 2010 · 3 Comments · By

Wendy just wrote in with the following: “My nakashi surf rock band Dzian! is playing at The Bridge tonight. We will join forces with a few other performers playing on the theme of summer. We will literally turn the gallery space into a warm summer night. See the message below for details. Our set is […]

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