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Michael Joseph Harris fronts two bands, Hot Club and Ultrafaux for an evening of gypsy jazz at the Garage. Photo: Publicity photo

ARTS Pick: Hot Club and Ultrafaux

Made popular in the 1930s and ’40s, gypsy jazz is in the middle of a renaissance, and Baltimore’s Michael Joseph Harris (left) is bringing it to the stage in two formations. His traditional band, Hot Club, relies on the classic repertoire, while Ultrafaux is guided by modern inspirations and original compositions and brings in the […]

Hippie with soul Allen Stone shares the stage with Phoenix-based rockers Jared & The Mill. Photo: Publicity photo

ARTS Pick: Allen Stone

Self-labeled as “a hippie with soul,” artist Allen Stone draws on personal experiences in the church choir and inspirations such as Stevie Wonder for his latest album, Radius, which emphasizes tight instrumentation of funk, pop and R&B influences with an air that is simultaneously introspective and inquisitive. Stone shares the stage with Phoenix-based folk-rockers Jared […]

ARTS Pick: David Tewksbury

ARTS Pick: David Tewksbury

Rock poet David Tewksbury has worked the Charlottesville singer-songwriter circuit for years and issued a series of EPs. Now, with the help of longtime DMB collaborator Butch Taylor, he’s pulled together a band for his first full-length album, Sun is Rising. While composing the tracks on acoustic guitar, Tewksbury envisioned more than a solo album. […]