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Getting the Band Back Together: Y’ALL to Reunite

April 8, 2015 by


Y’ALL, the band that was born from the ashes of local favorite the Invisible Hand, dispersed and scattered last year when songwriter Adam Wolcott Smith moved west to Seattle and guitarist/sound landscape artist Christian Smith moved north to New York City. Y’ALL’s other half, Adam Brock and Jon Bray, are still making music and mischief […]

Tuning In with Adam Smith

July 10, 2014 by


For a while, Monday nights at C&O were Radio Bistro nights. Local musicians, record store owners, and DJs would set up turntables to the right of the downstairs bar, between the monkey lamp and the swinging barn door. That night’s DJ brought his/her own records to spin, each one creating for the night a special ambiance in […]

Tuning In with Thomas St. Clair Dean

June 5, 2014 by


Thomas St. Clair Dean, poster artist and guitarist, has a new band. They call themselves New Boss, and they’re currently working on recordings and demos for new songs. Dean and his four bandmates—Carolyn Zelikow (vocals), Parker Smith (drums), Scott Richie (bass) and Nick Rubin (keyboards)—play a mix of power pop and 90s influenced rock. “We’re […]

Tuning in with Adam Brock

April 3, 2014 by


Adam Brock says that the best thing about being a musician is “the actual music. Writing it. Recording it. Playing it.” A musician currently involved in no fewer than four music projects here in Charlottesville, Brock does a lot of writing, recording, and playing. His band, Borrowed Beams of Light, released their latest LP, On […]

Local Musician Check-in: Adam Smith

March 26, 2014 by


For Adam Smith, music is life. On any given day of the week, you are likely to catch this curly-headed man taking in a show at the Tea Bazaar, DJing a dance party at Mono Loco, or opening for a national act at The Jefferson with one of his many projects. Given all the musical […]

Mock Stars Ball: The Recap

November 1, 2011 by


In case you missed out on The Southern’s Halloween Bash, The Mock Stars Ball, check out the series of pictures from Friday, October 28th.

2nd Annual Mock Stars’ Ball @ The Southern

October 28, 2011 by


This weekend join twelve of Charlottesville’s most outrageous local bands at the 2nd Annual Mock Stars’ Ball, a two-night Halloween celebration complete with costumes, debauchery, hilarity, ridiculousness, and above all, ROCK.  Hosted by The Southern Café and Music Hall, each night will feature six bands dressing up and performing as their favorite rock stars, from […]