Live Music

ARTS Pick: Blacko Da Rappa

ARTS Pick: Blacko Da Rappa

Dig into your closet for your best throwback attire, and rehearse your Fresh Prince rap. Magnus Music and Wild Boyz Entertainment kick off 2014 with a hip-hop and go-go celebration of local musician Blacko Da Rappa’s 32nd birthday. A cash prize will be awarded to the best retro look, so don’t be afraid to get […]

Local bluesman Eli Cook goes boldly into legendary guitarist territory at the Jefferson.

ARTS Pick: Eli Cook and Ian Gilliam & The Fire Kings

Local blues prodigy Eli Cook and genre melders Ian Gilliam & The Fire Kings revive one of rock ‘n’ roll’s most revered guitarists in Bold As Love, a tribute to the psychedelic blues rock of Jimi Hendrix. Cook has mastered an exhaustive repertoire of flawless note-for-note covers of Hendrix’s iconic hits and deep cuts. The double bill, […]

Charlottesville Baroque Ensemble’s Three Notch’d Road celebrates with secular and spiritual songs.

ARTS Pick: Three Notch’d Road

The Charlottesville Baroque Ensemble’s Three Notch’d Road celebrates the revelry of Twelfth Night with spiritual and secular songs from the 18th century. The program includes familiar songs like the pastoral “Greensleeves,” and Michel Corrette’s French carol “A Noel Symphony.” Giovanni Antonio Guido explores sounds of crunching ice in “Winter,” and Biber’s “Nativity” sonata unfolds as […]