Live Music

Parachute returns home to kick off the release of Overnight, its third album since the five UVA grads departed on tour in 2008.

ARTS Pick: Parachute

Local-gone-national heartthrob act Parachute drops in to promote the release of its new album Overnight with a two-day celebration. The band will treat fans to a retrospective of favorites—and play through the new record in its entirety—as it pushes away from pop rock and into a new electronic direction centered around hypnotic lyrics backed by […]

Singer-songwriter Oona Love rocks after a career in Celtic folk music.

ARTS Pick: Oona Love

Deep, soulful vocals front the down-to-earth indie folk rhythms of singer-songwriter Oona Love. Known for heartfelt emotional sets, Love’s extensive range defies genre boundaries on both covers and original songs. After a career in Celtic folk music, she tapped into her urge to rock, and over the past five years has worked out the happy […]

Sons of Bill will perform.

ARTS Pick: Virginia Craft Brewer’s Fest

Interested in who’s making the best brew right now? Meet over 40 masters of the craft and sample award-winning state-brewed beers at the Virginia Craft Brewer’s Fest. Party tunes from local rockers Sons of Bill will be paired with gourmet food and set against the spectacular backdrop of the Blue Ridge Mountains. Stick around to […]