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Tuning In with Grits n’ Gravy

March 26, 2015 by


One Saturday night this past February, a line formed outside the door of Richmond’s Balliceaux. The venue was hosting a Grits n’ Gravy dance party, and people were eager to get in and dance to the funk and soul that poured through the sound system, a series of old school singles spun by one of […]

Tuning In with Graham Partridge

May 15, 2014 by


Graham Partridge, who runs the box office and venue operations at The Southern, meets musicians almost nightly, but he’s only been starstruck twice. The first time, when Pixies frontman Frank Black played a solo show at the venue, Partridge asked for a photo. “He is the only performer that I have ever asked to have […]

Local Music Venue Check-in: Tea Bazaar

March 12, 2014 by


Most of us in Cville have been to a show at the Tea Bazaar. You probably bought the ticket to see a friend’s band open for someone you had never heard of and wound up staying until the end because that band turned out to be awesome. For Amanda Laskey, Booking Agent/Promoter for the Twisted […]

Local Musician Check-in: Tara Mills

August 14, 2013 by


Tara Mills has been been playing in and around Charlottesville for quite some years now. Mills and her recent endeavor Yankee Dixie are a fine-tuned bluegrass that will make you stomp your feet, laugh out loud, and even shed a tear. Just as their name suggests, Mills and her group represent a love for “original […]

Local Musician Check-in: Sam Cregger

May 15, 2013 by


Sam Cregger may be a new voice in the Charlottesville local music scene, but his is a voice to look out for. Hailing from the metropolis of Arlington, VA, his indie folk song vibe fits perfectly into the Cville music scene, and now he even writes on a farm. Here’s a little Q&A we had with […]

Local Musician Check-In: Sally Rose

March 11, 2013 by


Sally Rose is one helluva songstress and performer, and only in her early 20s. Frequenting gigs at local favorite Blue Moon Diner, the “witchbaby” and her band conjure up their set lists, guaranteed to cast you under their spell. For this month’s local musician check-in, I was able to ask her a few questions about […]

Scott T. & Parachute Tonight @ The Jefferson

November 29, 2012 by


The old saying goes, “Lightning never strikes the same place twice.” Thank God gigs aren’t as rare as lightning! A month ago I booked an opening slot for the Donavon Frankenreiter show at The Jefferson Theater, which was a huge milestone in my music career. Not only was it the biggest and most professional venue I have […]

Double Cd Release @ The Southern

February 18, 2011 by


Two of Charlottesville’s finest singer-songwriters, Sam Wilson and Carl Anderson, will share the stage this Friday, February 18, at The Southern for the long-anticipated release of their respective new albums. Both Wilson and Anderson have put in countless hours over the last several months with local producer Dave Stipe, and it seems those efforts will […]