Browsing All posts tagged under »erin and the wildfire«

Local Music Check-In: Lester Seal

June 3, 2015 by


Lester Seal has an extraordinary voice. During a recent show opening for the Will Overman Band at The Southern, Seal took the stage with just his guitar and a mic. He strummed, sang, and stomped his bare feet on the carpeted stage, sounding at times like the second coming of Jeff Buckley. “I grew up […]

Local Music Check-in: Will Overman Band

March 18, 2015 by


The Will Overman Band is set to take over the stage at The Southern on Friday, March 27. The Cville Niche recently caught up with the four band members to chat about their music, their variety of influences, and a few of their Charlottesville favorites. Tell us a little about yourselves. Where are you from? […]

Local Music Check-In: The Smiling Islanders

October 22, 2014 by


Having recently opened for The Anatomy of Frank at The Southern, The Smiling Islanders have gotten their first big taste of the Charlottesville music scene and don’t want to let go. According to their Facebook page, front man David Gray, guitarist Ben Laderberg, bass player Tim Swartz, and drummer Wes Bonelli formed The Smiling Islanders after a late […]

Tuning In with Erin Lunsford

September 18, 2014 by


Erin Lunsford, accompanied by her mom on guitar, sang Shania Twain’s “From This Moment On” in her 5th grade talent show. It’s Lunsford’s first vivid memory of singing before a crowd. “It was quite epic, and so was my hair that day,” she says. Lunsford’s performances are still epic, but she’s come a long way […]

Checking in with the Locals: Anna Quillon

September 2, 2014 by


Charlottesville is a city filled with local-loving people, and a spirit of community and collaboration unlike anywhere else. Every week, Cville Niche will celebrate that spirit by featuring a local’s top picks. Check out previous local check-ins! Anna Quillon This local gal LOVES Cville – a lot. And her social media alias The Hometown Tourist […]

Buzz of the Week: 8.14 – 8.20

August 14, 2014 by


Check out this week’s buzz! THUR 8.14 Tailgate Thursday w/ Gallatin Canyon @ Stinson Vineyards | 6-9pm | Details »   FRI 8.15 Reading Series @ The Bridge PAI | 7pm | Details »   FRI 8.15 Kishi Bashi w/ The Anatomy of Frank & The Ridges @ The Jefferson | 7pm | Details »   SAT 8.15 Beat the Heat Party w/ Beleza Brasil @ DuCard Vineyards | 12-6pm | Details » […]

Local Music Follow-Up: Erin & the Wildfire

August 13, 2014 by


The four bands who performed that night stood jittery on the stage of The Jefferson Theater, sweat seeping through their pores as they anxiously awaited the results: Who won the spot to play at the Lockn Festival? Compliments and praises were given to each of the bands – People’s Blues of Richmond, Erin & the Wildfire, The […]

Buzz of the Week: 7.31 – 8.6

July 31, 2014 by


Check out this week’s buzz! FRI 8.1 Anniversary Sale @ Roxie Daisy | 10am-6pm | Details »   FRI 8.1 First Fridays Art Opening feat. Kaki Dimock’s “Minor Mutations” @ The Garage |5-8pm | Details »   SAT 8.2 Bag Sale and Summer Clearance @ ReThreads |10am-6pm | Details »   SAT 8.2 My Darling Fury w/ Michael Coleman @ The Garage | 8pm | Details »   SUN 8.3 Pep Rally and […]

Local Music Check-in: Erin and the Wildfire

July 30, 2014 by


If you haven’t been graced by the sound of Erin Lunsford‘s soulful voice, you’re missing out. She and her band, The Wildfire, featuring guitarist Ryan Lipps, drummer Nick Quillen, and bassist Matt Wood, encompass all that is rock, folk, blues, and soul. At any show, from start to finish, you’ll be covered in goosebumps as Erin’s voice permeates the room. […]

Buzz of the Week: 10.24 – 10.30

October 24, 2013 by


Check out this week’s buzz! Thur 10.24 | Grab a Bite from South Fork @ Champion | Enjoy a Final Dinner @ Glass Haus Kitchen Fri 10.25 | Wesley Hartley and The Traveling Trees w/ The Hill and Wood @ The Garage | Erin & The Wildfire EP Release @ The Southern | Party like a Rockstar @ The Music Resource Center […]