Former Charlottesville resident Liz Carrnage returns with a comedic lineup that includes Keith Marcell, Brandon Beswick, Richard Woody and Paige Campbell. Publicity photo

ARTS Pick: Liz Carrnage

The laughs arrive via I-64 as Liz Carrnage hosts her funny mates from RVA for a night of clean comedy that’s adult in nature, but not explicit. The former Charlottesville resident returns with a lineup that includes Keith Marcell, Brandon Beswick, Richard Woody and Paige Campbell. Thursday, October 12. $5, 6pm. C’ville Coffee, 1301 Harris […]

Erin & The Wildfire release Thirst at the Southern on October 13. Photo by Tristan Williams

Erin & The Wildfire releases first full-length album

While playing a 30-minute set at Lockn’ in 2014, Erin & The Wildfire guitarist Ryan Lipps broke a string on every guitar he brought, so to cover the lag in the “squeeze-in-as-much-you-can-set,” drummer Nick Quillen told a long, drawn-out joke. “It wasn’t exactly the best thing we’ve ever done, but it was certainly memorable,” Quillen […]

Alt-rock musician Julien Baker recorded her critically acclaimed debut, Sprained Ankle, at Richmond’s Spacebomb Studio. Her follow up, Turn Out The Lights, is due from Matador on October 27. Publicity photo

Emerging voices fill a DIY bill at the Jefferson

There’s no disputing that digital music and online platforms have radically changed how we listen to and discover music. The DIY scene has aced this technological inroad, benefiting from the access and control it gives to up-and-coming artists. Today’s unsigned musicians release their own music, book their own shows, eschew mainstream media and feel a […]