Let There Be Light is an annual evening of light-based artwork and amazement is held in reverence of the winter solstice.
Singer/songwriter Sarah Siskind has made a subtle, yet significant, impression on the music world in recent years.
The Santaland Diaries is based on National Public Radio funnyman David Sedaris’ story of the same name.
An exploration of colorful personalities thrown into the crockpot of a Broadway audition, A Chorus Line remains a towering figure in the rich canon of musical classics.
Charlottesville native, Carl Anderson packs an acoustic guitar and an emotional wallop on his debut album, 2011’s Wolftown.
The party pours in to the Jefferson on Thanksgiving Eve when Love Canon gets cookin.’ The band is celebrating the new release of Greatest Hits Vol. 2 Mixtape, and revelers can burn the dinner rolls early with hot harmonizin’, mandolin shreddin’, banjo rollin’, speed pickin’ interpretations of ZZ Top, Loverboy and other early ’80s MTV staples.
Big man of the rap game and Maybach Music Group founder, Rick Ross (Rick Ro$$ or Ricky Rozay, to the overly-colloquial), brings a Cerberus act rounded out by fellow Maybach artists Wale and Meek Mill to town.
Throughout Kool and The Gang’s long history, one tenet of its sound remains constant: It is a band that demands to be danced to.
Want a recipe for experimental, space-age piano rock? Start with a graduate of the Berklee School of Music, stir in masterful key playing that sounds like anything but piano, add a dash of sonic loop-de-loops, and finish with vocals whispered from beyond the ether.
Award-winning vocalist Natalie Cole has refreshed standards out of the Great American Songbook from Sinatra and her own father, Nat King Cole. With boundless vocal dexterity and a wealth of soulful emotion behind her lyrics, Cole is on tour supporting 2009’s Still Unforgettable, which harkens back to her ’91 Grammy Award for Album of the [...]
Country megastar Eric Church operates in threes. Hat, sunglasses, and stubble are his distinctive on-stage accoutrements. Blood, sweat, and beers are not only a lifestyle for the devout Church-goers who come to his concerts, but the name of his record-breaking arena tour. Chief, his recent platinum album, is his third studio output. Church seamlessly weaves [...]
Tenzin Gyatso, better known as His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama of Tibet, will stop in Charlottesville on October 11 for a day of cultural events and a panel discussion that will culminate with a talk at the Pavilion supporting the thesis of his latest book, Beyond Religion: Ethics For a Whole World. A preview [...]