Charlottesville

DJ Tova

DJ Tova – With over a decade’s worth of valuable experience and a reputation as a versitle and trusted deejay, Tova’s held long-term club residencies and played countless guest spots in Southern California, and abroad. “Because of my lifelong obsession’ with music and being a DJ, I can read all[…]

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Salsa Fest Pre-Party Remixed

The Charlottesville Salsa Club Presents: SALSA FEST PRE-PARTY REMIXED Featuring: DJ Butchata with his eclectic “Bachata Fusion” DJ Double U adding hip-hop to the mix And Dance Styling Showcases from: UVA Salsa Club (Salsa) Christina Klee (Samba) Karine Morgan & Dana Taylor (Hip-Hop) Zabor Dance (Cha Cha) All Ages // $10 // 9 PM[…]

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Midnight Spaghetti & The Chocolate G-Strings: 15 Years Of Funk

Midnight Spaghetti & The Chocolate G-Strings – Keeping the old school party vibe of Digital Underground and Trouble Funk alive, Midnight Spaghetti takes the beat and runs with it in progressive directions. Their blend of classic funk, conscious frenetic rap, a killer horn section, and a contagious enthusiasm for life leave[…]

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The BLNDRS

The BLNDRS are a local Charlottesville band on the rise. Formed in 2015, The BLNDRS combine classic and original rock and roll with their own take on classic folk-rock, eclectic flair, and vibrant stage presence. Since conception, the band has risen in the local scene ranks, playing regularly at Charlottesville venues. With[…]

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Salsa Sundays with the Cville Salsa Club

8:30 PM – 9:00 PM: Introductory Salsa Lesson by Edwin Roa 9:00 PM – 1:00 AM DJ “O” con sabor & DJ Butchata play classic and contemporary Latin music- Salsa, with a mix of Bachata, Merengue, and Cha Cha. All Ages // $5 Ladies, $8 Gentlemen // 8 PM Doors

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Bachata Fusion with the Charlottesville Salsa Club

BACHATA FUSION With The Cville Salsa Club 8:30 PM – 9:00 PM: Introductory Bachata Lesson by Edwin Roa 9:00 PM – 1:00 AM DJ Butchata plays an eclectic Latin mix infused with lots of Bachata All Ages // $5 Ladies, $8 Gentlemen // 8 PM Doors

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Studebaker Huck

Charlottesville Music Showcase presents: Studebaker Huck – Elements of punk, grunge, southern rock, and folk is what encompasses Studebaker Huck’s unique and raucous musical style. Fueled by their similar taste in music, friends Jarrod Zbieg and Zach Bradshaw started developing material and playing regularly together in 2015. After exploring a few different[…]

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Jouwala Collective

Jouwala Collective plays 2 back to back Thursdays (3/1 & 3/8) at Rapture leading up to their Rockn To Lockn performance! United in the heart of Richmond, Virginia in 2015, Jouwala Collective blends Gnawa music, traditional African and spiritual songs characterized by trance inducing chants and rhythms, with modern influences of[…]

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DJ Frank Rivera

Former Club 216 resident DJ brings you a fun and surprising mix of Hip-Hop and Top 40. Rapture is the place for Charlottesville Friday night fun! 21 + // 10 PM  

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Choose Your Own Adventure

Gina Sobel’s Choose Your Own Adventure features a rotating cast of badass rock wizards and funk preachers, fabricating new and unexpected grooves around every turn. They also take requests – turn to page 46 or 32, but choose wisely… 21+  /  Free

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Sports Bar / The Chuggernauts / Breakers / Z Plan

Sports Bar – “There’s two kinds of garage bands: those who’s musical endeavors are limited to practicing in their parent’s basement between rounds of bagel bites, and those that take firm grasp of the loud, fuzzy, rawness of the pre-digital era and channel it into the kind of rock n’ roll[…]

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DJ Tova

DJ Tova – With over a decade’s worth of valuable experience and a reputation as a versitle and trusted deejay, Tova’s held long-term club residencies and played countless guest spots in Southern California, and abroad. “Because of my lifelong obsession’ with music and being a DJ, I can read all[…]

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Harli & The House Of Juniper / Pale Blue Dot / Kept Alive

Harli & The House Of Juniper – A Charlottesville, VA four-piece collection of style, swagger, and a little bit of edge! Kicking musical ass and chewing on funk! Get your mind blown!  Genres border jam, punk, soul, and alternative rock, with heavy influence of artists from all genres. Recent winners[…]

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Salsa Sundays with the Cville Salsa Club

8:30 PM – 9:00 PM: Introductory Salsa Lesson by Edwin Roa 9:00 PM – 1:00 AM DJ “O” con sabor & DJ Butchata play classic and contemporary Latin music- Salsa, with a mix of Bachata, Merengue, and Cha Cha. All Ages // $5 Ladies, $8 Gentlemen // 8 PM Doors

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ATM Unit (ft. Jonah Kane-West)

(AP) CHARLOTTESVILLE – Practices for the ATM Unit have been moved to a secret facility said to be located miles below the streets of Belmont. UN inspectors worry the group has harnessed Jazz Fusion Reaction (JFR), which gives off heat approaching that of the core of the Earth. 21+ // FREE!!

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Bachata Fusion with the Charlottesville Salsa Club

BACHATA FUSION With The Cville Salsa Club 8:30 PM – 9:00 PM: Introductory Bachata Lesson by Edwin Roa 9:00 PM – 1:00 AM DJ Butchata plays an eclectic Latin mix infused with lots of Bachata All Ages // $5 Ladies, $8 Gentlemen // 8 PM Doors

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Threesound

Charlottesville Music Showcase presents: Threesound, a Virginia based trio, dips into the genres funk, rock, and pop to create something fresh. Through eclectic songwriting, soulful grooves, and soaring guitars, they deliver an organic and original sound filled with fat backbeats and smooth sensibilities. 21+  /  Free

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Jouwala Collective

Jouwala Collective plays 2 back to back Thursdays (3/1 & 3/8) at Rapture leading up to their Rockn To Lockn performance! United in the heart of Richmond, Virginia in 2015, Jouwala Collective blends Gnawa music, traditional African and spiritual songs characterized by trance inducing chants and rhythms, with modern influences of[…]

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Jim Jones Live: The Finale

New Boss Life, Magnus Music, Ted Debeose Inc., & Wild Boyz Ent. Present: JIM JONES LIVE: THE FINALE Music by DJ Phalie, DJ Purple Haze, & DJ Double U Hosted by Jersey Mike & MrFuckDaCityUp 21+ // $20 ADV // 9 PM Doors

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One Slack Mind w/ Congenial Crime

One Slack Mind – Formed in 1999…..One Slack Mind is a thick, detuned, body shot to the solar plexus doubling you over with the gravity of its nasty riffs and original hooks. One Slack Mind, comprised of several DC rock veterans, is steadily touring the mid-Atlantic amassing a fan base and[…]

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Salsa Sundays with the Cville Salsa Club

8:30 PM – 9:00 PM: Introductory Salsa Lesson by Edwin Roa 9:00 PM – 1:00 AM: DJ’s play classic and contemporary Latin music- Salsa, with a mix of Bachata, Merengue, and Cha Cha. All Ages // $5 Ladies, $8 Gentlemen // 8 PM Doors

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Dalton Dash

Dalton Dash is a folk quartet from Richmond. Slow and sensual or quick and gritty. These guys are always celebrating their love for music in good company. All Ages  /  Free!

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Bachata Fusion with the Charlottesville Salsa Club

BACHATA FUSION With The Cville Salsa Club 8:30 PM – 9:00 PM: Introductory Bachata Lesson by Edwin Roa 9:00 PM – 1:00 AM DJ Butchata plays an eclectic Latin mix infused with lots of Bachata All Ages // $5 Ladies, $8 Gentlemen // 8 PM Doors

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Future Prospect

Charlottesville Music Showcase presents: Future Prospect – Future Prospect, the newest addition to the Richmond music scene, features a septet of Richmond’s finest and youngest musicians. Their music, rooted in the Jazz tradition, is fused and intertwined with funk and R&B and deeply integrates hip hop. A balanced blend of flavor, high energy,[…]

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The Currys

The Currys are a home-grown acoustic folk trio born and bred in the Florida panhandle. Incorporating elements of country, bluegrass, blues, and rock, the Currys music showcases tight vocal harmonies, thoughtful songwriting, and a strong emphasis on rollicking live performance. They’ve been featured on PBS, toured Ireland, guest starred during[…]

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The Vailix / XSmashcasters / Synthetic Division

The Vailix – Formed in 2014, The Vailix is a female fronted hard rock band from Charlottesville, VA, who use music, light, and art to tell stories based on the sci-fi graphic novel series “The Tales of the Cloud Ocean”, created by guitarist/songwriter Rob Richmond. Powerful vocals soar above riff-heavy guitars,[…]

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The Mad Children w/ SpudCracker

The Mad Children – Progressive folk-rock fusion with elements of psychedelia, americana, and funk. SpudCracker lives on the southside of Richmond, playing open mics and small shows around Richmond, Va. 21+  /  Free

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The Union Five

The Union Five are a five piece band playing some real good country music! 21+  /  Free

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Bachata Fusion with the Charlottesville Salsa Club

BACHATA FUSION With The Cville Salsa Club 8:30 PM – 9:00 PM: Introductory Bachata Lesson by Edwin Roa 9:00 PM – 1:00 AM DJ Butchata plays an eclectic Latin mix infused with lots of Bachata All Ages // $5 Ladies, $8 Gentlemen // 8 PM Doors  

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Trae Pierce & The T-Stones

Charlottesville Music Showcase Presents: Trae Pierce & The T-Stones – Grammy Award-winning bassist Trae Pierce is leading a wild new musical experience known as Trae Pierce & the T-Stones (TPTS). Defined by hard-edged funk and hip-hop mixed with rock and blues, TPTS has developed a high-energy live show with a modern[…]

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The Tyler Dick Band

Tyler Dick Band

The Tyler Dick Band, the Charlottesville cover band that puts a funky twist on all of your favorite songs, is heading to The Whiskey Jar! 21+  /  Free!

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Gang of Thieves / Erin & The Wildfire / Oginalii

Gang of Thieves are pioneering a new breed of American Rock n Roll, injecting funky riffs, catchy melodies, and electric violin into unforgettable high energy performances. From Opera Houses to Music Halls, and Colleges to Preschools, the Gang has captivated audiences of all ages from around the globe. The band just[…]

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Bachata Fusion with the Charlottesville Salsa Club

BACHATA FUSION With The Cville Salsa Club 8:30 PM – 9:00 PM: Introductory Bachata Lesson by Edwin Roa 9:00 PM – 1:00 AM DJ Butchata plays an eclectic Latin mix infused with lots of Bachata All Ages // $5 Ladies, $8 Gentlemen // 8 PM Doors  

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Mitchell Ferguson (Full Band)

Mitchell Ferguson– Rock. Folk. Blues. Soul. Taking the pain, the pleasure, the questions, the answers, the joys, the sadness, the victories, the defeats, the lessons, the love, and the loss into the music. 10:30 PM // Free! // 21+

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The Currys

The Currys – are a home-grown acoustic folk trio born and bred in the Florida panhandle. Incorporating elements of country, bluegrass, blues, and rock, the Currys music showcases tight vocal harmonies, thoughtful songwriting, and a strong emphasis on rollicking live performance. They’ve been featured on PBS, toured Ireland, guest starred during[…]

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