Rock

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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