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Despite Fall Out Boy’s edgy, devil-may-care punk leanings, the group implores that you remember them for “Centuries.” Photo: Publicity photo

ARTS Pick: Fall Out Boy

Fall Out Boy has evolved into a mainstream pop band, but you can still hear the angst that emanates from its formative years in Chicago’s hardcore scene. Its sixth studio album, American Beauty/American Psycho, is studded with chart-topping singles that comment on pop culture and the trials of modern living. Wednesday 3/2. $29.50-65, 7pm. John Paul […]

Monticello High School students Alexandra Dillard and Becca Meaney lead the group at last year’s WinterSongs. Photo: Jane Colony Mills

ARTS Pick: WinterSongs

Billed as a day of “joyful sharing, support and empowerment,” the second annual WinterSongs brings together 200 female singers from Charlottesville, Albemarle County and the University of Virginia for an afternoon of sisterhood and music, to raise money for the Shelter for Help in Emergency. Burley Middle School choral director Craig Jennings, the event’s organizer, […]

The Black Lillies are determined to prove you can’t keep a good band down tonight at the Southern. Photo: Publicity photo

ARTS Pick: The Black Lillies

In addition to the high-energy performances that have landed The Black Lillies at Bonnaroo, Stagecoach and the Grand Ole Opry, the band recently became known for overcoming artistic obstacles. Two weeks before entering the studio to record its fourth album, Hard to Please, two members gave notice, causing frontman Cruz Contreras to pull together new […]