The Southern Cafe and Music Hall

Ring in 2020 with David Wax Museum at The Southern Cafe & Music Hall. Publicity photo

ARTS Pick: David Wax Museum

Into the new year: Husband and wife musicians David Wax and Suz Slezak have been playing their own unique form of Mexo-Americana folk for nearly 12 years. Performing as David Wax Museum, the duo celebrates its seventh release, Line of Light, which was produced by Carl Broemel of My Morning Jacket and features fellow C’ville […]

Dark synthpop act Ships in the Night (pictured) is one of the  scheduled performer's for the Seer’s Solstice Ball: A Tarot Release Party and Dark Rock Extravaganza at The Southern Cafe & Music Hall. Publicity photo

ARTS Pick: Seer’s Solstice Ball

Dark night returns: Find your way in the new year by getting the scoop at the Seer’s Solstice Ball: A Tarot Release Party and Dark Rock Extravaganza. Artist and author Laura Lee Gulledge teams up with mindfulness educator Juliet Trail to celebrate the release of The Unfinished Tarot Deck. Body painting and glittering is available […]

Kate Bollinger celebrates the vinyl release of her 2019 EP, I Don’t Wanna Lose, at the Southern on November 14. “Music is always around for a lot of people and it’s, I think, subtly powerful, but [not everyone] knows that it can really change people’s lives and change their brain patterns," she says. Publicity photo

Music in me: Kate Bollinger’s lifelong connection to healing through song

The health benefits of music have been widely researched. Evidence has shown that music can alleviate stress, reduce pain, and lead to better cognitive functioning in patients suffering from memory loss. A popular study released last year asserted that routinely going to concerts can contribute to an increased lifespan. Charlottesville native Kate Bollinger witnessed music’s […]