Live Music

Lake Street Dive is on a run of (mostly) sold out shows, including Sunday’s Jefferson Theater gig.

Lake Street Dive eyes stardom through a vintage lens

Pop-soul throwback Lake Street Dive’s music is kind of like all these Spiderman movies, to loosely paraphrase drummer Michael Calabrese. “There is this whole thing right now in our culture of reaching back and trying to do something new with old ideas and make sense of them in our modern time,” he told C-VILLE Weekly […]

Lou Barlow (middle) has worked out the personality conflicts in his bands Dinosaur Jr. and Sebadoh (pictured), and is still making “angsty” music.

Interview: Sebadoh’s Lou Barlow finds humor in rock band drama

Lou Barlow has been involved in some of the quaintest rock ’n’ roll feuds of all time. In an industry where grudges are common and time seems only to deepen rifts between once-close bandmates, the Dinosaur Jr. bassist and Sebadoh frontman has pretty much made up with everyone he’s ever crossed. The lo-fi legend was […]

Gene Mills, Bill Staton, Alice Clair, Kathryn Caine, Sam Cregger, and John Kelly gather at Rapunzel’s quarterly music series to share an evening of song.

ARTS Pick: Six Pack Songwriters Series

Virginia-native tunes abound at the Six Pack Songwriters Series, a quarterly collaboration of local artists founded by Jason Burke. This fourth installment features a wide range of original music from veteran singer-songwriters John Kelly and Gene Mills, as well as guitarist Bill Staton. Drink in Kathryn Caine’s dark side Americana or Alice Clair’s alternative acoustic […]