Singer-songwriter Anderson East has “the charm and wit to completely hold the audience in the palm of his hand,” according to accomplished producer Dave Cobb. See for yourself on Saturday. Photo: Joshua Black Wilkins

ARTS Pick: Anderson East

With a burst of blues, a touch of pop and a healthy dose of country, up-and-comer Michael Cameron Anderson, aka Anderson East, blends a unique sound distinguished by husky, sexy vocals. East’s first major label record, Delilah (2015), was produced by Dave Cobb, who lists Chris Stapleton, Jason Isbell, Sturgill Simpson and Lake Street Dive […]

Visiting scholar Fernando Rocha will perform a recital as part of a project called The Concert as a Work of Art: A Holist Approach to the Creation and Performance of a Full-length Solo Percussion Concert. Photo: Courtesy of UVA Mcintire Department of Music

ARTS Pick: Fernando Rocha

An evening of collaboration features world-renowned percussionist and professor of music Fernando Rocha, who brings together colleagues from Brazil’s Federal University of Minas Gerais and UVA’s McIntire Department of Music to premiere innovative pieces and perform classics in “Works for Percussion, Electronics and Video.” Friday 2/5. Free, 8pm. Old Cabell Hall, UVA Grounds. 924-3052.

Angela Flournoy’s critically acclaimed novel, The Turner House, is JMRL’s February Books on Tap selection. It will also be featured when Flournoy comes to Charlottesville for the Virginia Festival of the Book in March. Photo: LaToya T. Duncan

Drink to that: Books meet beer in new series from JMRL

By boasting a statistically impossible number of local bookstores and authors, it’s clear that Charlottesville is a town with an ardent love for all things literary. It’s also a beer town, supporting more than a few local breweries and countless other watering holes that serve up brews from nearby ZIP codes. Inspired by these two […]