FREE SHOWS

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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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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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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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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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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Marshall Artz

MARSHALL ARTZ  is a guitar duo performing a distinctive original blend of Americana, Folk and Blues forged together in a powerful acoustic style. Brad’s background in rock and blues meets with Kevin’s background in folk, folk-rock and bluegrass to create an original and dynamic acoustic sound. What they lack in[…]

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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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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 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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Adrian Duke Band

Drenched with the sounds of New Orleans, Adrian Duke‘s piano skills are matched only by the raw emotional power of his voice. His first love was the Blues, but has since fallen for ladies like Funk, R&B and Jazz. All Ages // 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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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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GypsyTown

GypsyTown – vocalist Cheryl Sule and guitarist Rick Cash with Steve Nicholson on percussion. They play soulful acoustic covers spanning a wide variety of genres, as well as original tunes! All Ages / Free!

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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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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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