ARTS Pick: J.Cole

ARTS Pick: J.Cole

UVA’s Program Council welcomes students back with a performance by platinum-selling hip-hop artist J. Cole, as well as rappers Bas and Cozz. Known for his introspective lyrics and humble beginnings, Cole connects with his zealous fan base through his soulful musical identity. He plays from his latest release, Forest Hills Drive, a concept album that […]

Accomplished singer-songwriter Ellis Paul built a career in Boston’s folk circles, but comes home to Charlottesville on Friday. Publicity photo

ARTS Pick: Ellis Paul

Singer-songwriter Ellis Paul is equal parts folk artist and storyteller. His most recent album, Chasing Beauty, is characteristically ballad-centric and tells stories of real people and places that reflect larger truths about the human experience. In the style of  Woody Guthrie, the 15-time Boston Music Award-winner leans on his musical roots for an unfailingly genuine […]