Ivan Orr (pictured) and Ti Ames play The Front Porch's Save the Music series Tuesday, May 19. Photo by Sanjay Suchak

Pick: Ti Ames and Ivan Orr

Saved by song: If anyone can Save the Music, it’s Ti Ames and Ivan Orr (pictured). Powerful vocalist Ames, well-known for their thespian talents (writer, director, and the first black actor to win the English-Speaking Union National Shakespeare Competition in 2012), is accompanied by pianist, vocalist, and saxophonist Orr, for an evening of song that […]

Kendall Street Company keeps fans tuned in to its multi-genre musical adventures through its weekly Entertainment Containment series. Publicity photo

Pick: Kendall Street Company’s Containment Entertainment

Born to jam: Since mid-March, Charlottesville jam band Kendall Street Company has been keeping fans tuned in to its multi-genre musical adventures through the Containment Entertainment series (old episodes are available on KSC’s YouTube channel). From closing out a live concert festival and hosting special guests such as Erin Lunsford, to “a bildungsroman featuring historical […]