Live Music

Local fan favorite William Walter & Company fills the nTelos Wireless Pavilion with high-energy rock and twang, thanks to a little help from friends DJ Williams and Tara Mills & Yankee Dixie. Publicity photo.

ARTS Picks: William Walter & Company

After 239 live gigs last year, it’s clear that William Walter & Company’s feel-good, high-energy rock resonates with fans across the map. Walter has picked up Best Emerging Artist accolades at Floyd Fest, international songwriting nominations, and national radio airplay on the road, and is returning to his loyal local fan-base at Fridays After Five, […]

The most enduring act in roots reggae, Culture, takes the stage at the Main Street Annex with a new lineup and the same great beats. Photo by Reggae Story.

ARTS Picks: Kenyatta “Culture” Hill

The name and the lineup have changed since the band currently known as Culture first began laying down tracks with Joe Gibbs in 1977. But the group remains one of the most authentic and enduring acts in the history of roots reggae. Its extensive back catalogue, comprised of nearly 50 studio, dub, and compilation records, […]

Thomas Jefferson's Monticello. File photo.

What’s coming up in Charlottesville and Albemarle the weekend of 5/3?

Community events, activities, and other happenings in Charlottesville and Albemarle this busy spring weekend. Know of something going on that we missed? Add it in the comments section. Today is the Thomas Jefferson Planning District Commission’s annual Clean Commute Day! In partnership with local transportation agencies, TJPDC encourages you to walk, ride your bike, take the […]