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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? […]

Local Music Check-In: Ross Schiller of Yearbook Taco

January 28, 2015 by


Yearbook Taco has drawn locals through its doors with the promise of delicious tacos and good tunes. Yes, tunes, and a variety of tunes at that. Depending on the night of the week, you can find a DJ spinning vinyl, playing 90s hits, hip hop, or house/EDM, or a troupe of singer/songwriters sharing their songs […]

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 […]

Tuning In with Cal Glattfelder

October 9, 2014 by


“I tend to think of playlists in terms of albums,” says Cal Glattfelder, owner of Sidetracks Music. “That is: collections of songs put together by the artists and/or producers in a certain order that flows they way they intended.” Instead of compiling a list of songs, Glattfelder wants you to listen to a single record, The […]

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 […]

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 […]