Gopal Metro and his wife, Angel, recently launched a weekly Goth Night in the basement of the Jefferson Theater/Cinema Taco. The couple’s band, Gild the Mourn, will play a show there once a month. Photo by Ron Paris

C’ville’s goth scene returns from the dead

In the late 1990s and early 2000s, the rest of the world saw Charlottesville as the home of Dave Matthews. But to insiders, the beating heart of the local music scene could hardly have been more different from the frat-friendly hits of DMB. It was called The Dawning. A weekly goth night held in the […]

After a legal battle with Barefoot wine-maker Gallo, Barefoot Bucha has rebranded to Blue Ridge Bucha. Photo by John Robinson

Ending the bucha battle: Local company settles for new name

In April, Gallo—the $4 billion corporation responsible for making Barefoot Wine—sued local mom-and-pop Barefoot Bucha purveyors Kate and Ethan Zuckerman for infringing on its name and logo’s trademark. The kombucha makers settled the suit in August by agreeing to change their name, and now, they are announcing the new moniker customers will see on their […]

C-VILLE’s most-read stories of 2016

C-VILLE’s most-read stories of 2016

In honor of saying good-bye to 2016, here’s a rundown of the 16 most-read stories published on our website in the last year. Sole mates: Anthony Gill will rock Jordans for the big day Heroin overdose: Friends grieve 25-year-old’s death Sunny Ortiz of Widespread Panic on what’s next after 30 years Concealed-carry rattles some ACAC members Serve-yourself bar […]