Live Music

In its willingness to perform both faithful renditions of classical pieces as well as original, genre-warping tunes, Brooklyn Rider gives not one but three concerts during the Charlottesville Chamber Music Festival. Publicity photo

ARTS Pick: Charlottesville Chamber Music Festival

NPR describes Brooklyn Rider as “one of today’s most technically accomplished string quartets,” but the group is more than its technical abilities. In its willingness to perform both faithful renditions of classical pieces as well as original, genre-warping tunes, the accomplished foursome gives not one but three concerts during the Charlottesville Chamber Music Festival. Its […]

Portugal. The Man plays the Pavilion on Monday. Publicity photo

Portugal. The Man finds inspiration in the past

The old adage “history doesn’t repeat itself, but it often rhymes” rings particularly true in 2017. You don’t have to search hard to find parallels between the current sociopolitical landscape and the one that served as a catalyst for the counterculture movement of the 1960s. This observation wasn’t lost on the members of Portugal. The […]