Live Music

Hospitality welcomes you to its dreamlike, sonic explorations at the Southern on Sunday. Publicity photo

ARTS Pick: Hospitality

The New York based trio Hospitality throws convention to the wind in order to create a sound that is truly authentic. Every song on the recent album Trouble has its own life, with lyrics and melodies crafting an experience that takes fans beyond listening. There’s no borrowing from other artists or rehashing of classic genres […]

When a talent as big as Sarah McLachlan steps onto the stage, it’s a good bet that something profound is about to occur. She performs at the Charlottesville Free Clinic Benefit on Sunday.  Publicity photo

ARTS Pick: Sarah McLachlan

With a voice that pierces through to the soul, Canadian artist Sarah McLachlan delivers an array of songs that pulse with beauty and meaning. Defined by gorgeous ballads that mix intense lyrics with uplifting guitars to create an experience brimming with positivity, McLachlan’s performances offer an unforced, natural bliss that is largely missing from many of […]

Eric Clapton has touted Sonny Landreth as one of the most advanced and under-appreciated guitarists on the planet. See for yourself at the Southern on Saturday. Publicity photo

ARTS Pick: Sonny Landreth

Hailed “The King of Slydeco,” Sonny Landreth’s Cajun-influenced slide guitar style has captured the attention of blues aficionados across the globe and led to collaborations with superstars such as Eric Clapton, Eric Johnson, and Mark Knopfler. With 11 albums under his belt and a passport stamped at gates across the globe, Landreth’s 30-year career has […]