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Tuning In with Erin O’Hare

October 23, 2015 by


Charlottesville is a bona fide cornucopia of new music. The Anatomy of Frank is currently touring Europe under their North America album released Oct. 2; Post Sixty Five released an EP back in September; Devon Sproule is gearing up to tour under her new album. Tonight, Oct. 23, Borrowed Beams of Light plays the Ante Room […]

Tuning In with Jimmy Bullis

October 7, 2015 by


Jimmy Bullis feels pretty good about what The Anatomy of Frank is doing as a band. And he should: the band just released their second album, North America, the first in a series of seven albums about the seven continents to be recorded on seven continents. (The album, produced by Lance Brenner, is goooooood. Check […]

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 […]

Tuning In with Y’ALL

April 16, 2015 by


Tonight, Y’ALL reunites for one night only at The Southern in support of rocking lady band Ex Hex. “We are rearing our psychedelic head again for this special, yet arbitrary event, and hope to put smiles on everyone’s collective face,” says Y’ALL guitarist and songwriter Adam Wolcott Smith. It’s going to be awesome. You can’t […]

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 […]

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? […]

Tuning In with Brad Savage

January 29, 2015 by


Brad Savage has one of Charlottesville’s most recognizable voices. From talking to local politicians and environmentalists on 106.1 The Corner’s Breakfast Show to interviewing bands and artists on The Corner Lounge, and sharing some of his favorite vinyl cuts on the Brad’s Bin segment, his friendly, enthusiastic voice is hard to miss. It’s clear that […]

Tuning In with Marie Landragin

January 15, 2015 by


Like many musicians, Marie Landragin’s first instrument was piano (she started playing at age 7 while living near Melbourne, Australia). But when, as a teenager, she moved to Culpeper, Virginia, with her family, she began taking classical guitar lessons at school. “I remember when my parents gave me my first classical nylon-stringed Yamaha,” she says. […]

Tuning In with Megan Sharp

December 18, 2014 by


The Tuning In series aims to expose you, dear listener, to music that you haven’t yet heard, and to make old favorites new to you again. It is about sharing the songs we love and will come to love. This week’s playlist comes from Megan Sharp, a trained opera singer who currently serves as music […]

Local Music Check-in: We Are Star Children

September 24, 2014 by


We Are Star Children is a local musical talent that is most definitely out of this world. With their original look and Adventure Pop sounds, this band does not mess around when they hit the stage. Composed of a number of musicians from a variety of musical backgrounds, We Are Star Children has stayed busy in […]