Browsing All posts tagged under »the local songwriters circle«

Checking in with the Locals: Scott Tiernan

May 27, 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! Scott Tiernan He’ll make you want to smile, smile, smile, and most certainly dance. Local musician Scott T is […]

Local Musician Check-in: Susan Munson

August 28, 2013 by


Susan Munson is a veteran songwriter. She possesses the innate ability to write a song about any and everything. Starting with an idea or image, she converts it into a phrase, and transforms that into song lyrics that anyone is able to understand. THAT, my friend, is a songwriter, and Susan’s songwriting will blow you […]

Local Musician Check-in: Ashley McMillen

June 26, 2013 by


Have you ever sat in a coffee shop, wide-eyed, watching a musician live and all you can think is “Wow! They’re gonna be famous someday!”? Last year, I experienced that moment when I saw Ashley McMillen in the upstairs of Para Coffee. Now, mind you, my Pandora and Spotify playlists have near-to-no trace of Country […]

Local Musician Check-in: Michael Coleman

May 29, 2013 by


Michael Coleman has been a new showstopper in the Charlottesville songwriter scene, yet no stranger to the Cville Niche crew, playing here, there, everywhere! Frequenting The Local’s Monday night songwriter’s circle, Michael commands the crowd’s attention with the first melodic line he croons from the windowed storefront. Whether singing solo with his guitar, or backed by his […]