Browsing All posts tagged under »sugar hollow«

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 Musician Check-in: Tucker MacDonald

July 16, 2014 by


One evening in early June, musicians and onlookers gathered in the Library at Blenheim Vineyards for a special show featuring Portland trio Joseph. Before the sister trio took the spotlight, local musician Tucker MacDonald set the tone of the evening with crooning vocals, subdued, rhythmic drums, and the fullness of strings. A magical night of many […]

Summer in Cville

July 22, 2013 by


The heat of summer in Virginia is upon us, and maybe it’s the delirium or a mirage, but the sinewy figure of Olivia Newton-John is crooning about summer lovin’, summer days, and summer nights, and we are all ears. Summer in Cville is, let’s face it, hot and humid. But it’s also filled with the […]

Beleza Brazil

February 10, 2010 by


The heart and soul of Brazilian music has been filling Charlottesville’s air since 2005. However, for Humberto and Madeline Sales, it all began in Salvador, Brazil, where they met and began playing music together. Madeline traveled to Brazil as a “gift to herself,” or a break from her Arlington cubicle job, and fell in love with the […]