DBB House Party, Jason Ajemian, Derby Dames, etc

August 6th, 2011 · 6 Comments · By

I’ve been meaning to check out the Blue Ridge Swim Club this summer, partly because they’ve recently re-opened and are having a really cool concert series (Sarah White has played, among others), but also partly because the last time I swam there was quite literally about 20 years ago and it would be interesting to […]

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Whatever Brains, Invisible Hand, and Fossil Eyes played Al Haamra (videos)

August 4th, 2011 · 12 Comments · By

The first time I saw Order was probably the best show I saw last year, so I made sure to go out of my way this time to see Whatever Brains, Rich’s other band (and I’m sure one of the guys playing in W/e Brains last night has played in Order at some point…). I […]

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Invisible Hand / WhateverBrains at al-Hamraa

August 3rd, 2011 · 3 Comments · By

So I guess that Decemberists show is happening at the Pavilion tonight, and I’m sure some of you might be excited about that, but personally that band never much caught my attention, and going to shows at a place like the Pavilion has always felt more like standing in line at an amusement park or […]

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Petrol Free Gypsy Carnival Tour (tonight & tomorrow)

August 2nd, 2011 · Comments Off on Petrol Free Gypsy Carnival Tour (tonight & tomorrow) · By

There’s a Virginia-wide touring event coming back through town; the Petrol Free Gypsy Carnival Tour, “a bicycle-powered music and art tour to promote peace, social justice, and a healthy planet.” They’re playing two nights here in Charlottesville, both tonight and tomorrow night, and they’re being supported on the bill (on both nights, I believe) by […]

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Nurse Beach, Great Dads, Rugby, & Erranty played at the Pigeon Hole (one video)

August 1st, 2011 · 5 Comments · By

Nurse Beach‘s set at the Pigeon Hole yesterday concluded with an awesome cover of the VU classic “Sister Ray.” Special guests: every other band that played that night, nailgun’s own James Ford, Matt Gatto, Chloe Delaney, Sam’s dog, those gentlemen watching from the side, and yours truly.

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