David McNair

Music heads up! Eight new shows, events at the Jefferson and the Southern just announced

In Events, Food & Wine, Music on February 26, 2014 at 4:02 pm

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WHAT: Kap Slap
WHERE: The Jefferson Theater
WHEN: Saturday, March 22, 2014 – Doors 8:00 PM, Show 9:00 PM
TICKET PRICE: $17 Advance / $20 Day Of Show
ON SALE: On Sale Now

Jared Lucas is a 24 year old DJ/Producer based outside of New York City. Initially recognized for his signature EDM/top 40 bootlegs that tailor to the college scene, Kap Slap now begins a new chapter of his career. Now that he has graduated from Lehigh University, Jared has the time and resources needed to pursue his dream and create his own original productions. His substantial fan base gained through mashups anxiously await his debut single, which is sure to exceed expectations.

WHAT: Monticello Cup Awards
WHERE: The Jefferson Theater
WHEN: Thursday, April 10, 2014 – Doors 6:00 PM
TICKET PRICE: $90 Advance/ $90 Day Of Show
ON SALE: Friday, February 28 at 10 AM

As a part of The Taste of Monticello Wine Trail Wine Festival, the Jefferson Theater is proud to host the Monticello Cup Awards. This exclusive event honors the best wines of Central Virginia. Come and enjoy wine and food pairing at various stations throughout the Jefferson along with music and mingling. Tickets are limited for this black-tie optional event.

Vineyards participating in the Monticello Cup Awards Ceremony:

Afton Mountain Vineyards, Barboursville Winery, Delfosse Vineyards & Winery, Democracy Vineyards, First Colony Winery, Flying Fox Vineyards, Grace Estate Winery, Glass House Winery, Jefferson Vineyards, Keswick Vineyards, King Family Winery, Pippin Hill Winery, Pollak Vineyards, Reynard Florence Vineyard, Stinson Vineyards, Stone Mountain Winery, Trump Winery, Veritas Vineyards, Virginia Wineworks/Michael Shaps and White Hall Vineyards.

WHAT: Easy Star All-Stars ‘Dub Side Of The Moon’ Anniversary Tour with Cas Haley & Big Hope
WHERE: The Jefferson Theater
WHEN: Saturday, May 3, 2014 – Doors: 8:00 PM, Show 9:00 PM
TICKET PRICE: $18 Advance / $20 Day Of Show
ON SALE: On Sale Now

The Easy Star All-Stars have established themselves as one of the top international reggae acts since their live debut in 2003. Thanks to their best-selling tribute album releases, Dub Side of the Moon (2003), Radiodread (2006), Easy Star’s Lonely Hearts Dub Band (2009), Dubber Side of the Moon (2010), and Easy Star’s Thrillah (2012), as well as original albums First Light (2011) and Until That Day (2008), the Easy Star All-Stars have built a growing, dedicated fan base throughout the world, bringing together fans of reggae, classic rock, dub and indie rock into one big family. Since 2009, the All-Stars have played over 350 shows in over 30 different countries on 6 different continents, truly establishing themselves as one of the top reggae touring acts in the world.

WHAT: Charlottesville Jazz Society 2014 Fundraiser
WHERE: The Southern Café & Music Hall
WHEN: Sunday, March 9, 2014 – Dinner Service 5:00 PM, Show 6:15 PM
TICKET PRICE: $20 Advance / $20 Day Of Show
ON SALE: On Sale Now

A fundraiser for the Charlottesville Jazz Society’s master class and education funds!

5:30 – Peter Richardson’s Alegria Latin Combo (Bar Set)
6:15 – The Charlottesville Allstar Guitar Sextet
6:50 – Alderson, Jospe, Owens, Larrabee and Taylor
7:40 – CHARST!
8:20 – The Erin Lunsford Group featuring Charles Owens and John D’earth
9:00 – Jim Wray’s FUSE (Bar Set)

WHAT: Future Islands
WHERE: The Southern Café & Music Hall
WHEN: Sunday, March 23, 2014 – Dinner Service 5:00 PM, Show 8:30 PM
TICKET PRICE: $13 Advance / $15 Day Of Show
ON SALE: Wednesday, February 26 at 2 PM

Future Islands believe in true love, you can tell that because their songs speak through our lives. It’s as if their music has always been with us, soundtracking every great hope, dawning realization and broken promise. Every fond embrace, each leap of faith. Over the last eight years Baltimore’s most quixotic and emotionally involving trio have maintained an admirable level of skill and pace, never slowing down for the corners. It’s vocalist Samuel T. Herring, William Cashion (bass, guitars), and Gerrit Welmers (keyboards, programming, guitars) who find themselves responsible. Their sound is at once beguiling and irresistible. It’s one part melancholic, one part euphoric; full of animated bass lines, robust drum machines and questing keyboards, all set off by Sam’s remarkably distinct, soaring vocals.

WHAT: The Judy Chops & Sally Rose Band with Lost Indian
WHERE: The Southern Café & Music Hall
WHEN: Saturday, March 29, 2014 – Dinner Service 5:00 PM, Show 7:45 PM
TICKET PRICE: $6 Advance / $8 Day Of Show
ON SALE: Friday, February 28 at 10 AM

More About The Judy Chops: The Judy Chops have been an indomitable force in the VA music scene since 2008. Averaging over 150 shows a year, this high-energy Americana group has been wowing audiences throughout the Mid-Atlantic, and beyond. From their numerous festival appearances, to their opening spots for acts like Lake Street Dive, Miss Tess & the Talkbacks, David Mayfield Parade,  and J.P. Harris & the Tough Choices the Chops have proven themselves to be consummate musicians, and performers. The band’s sound is built around strong three part harmony vocals, acoustic guitar and banjolele, searing electric guitar and fiddle solos, and a unique rhythm section featuring upright bass, and cocktail drums, with the occasional horn player to round out the mix.

More About Sally Rose Band: The Sally Rose band is a duop, honky-tonk music machine. Led by vivacious front woman Sally Rose, the family band tells stories. Catherine “Shootin Moon” Monnes sews in colorful textures with cello and electric fiddle. Sweet Pete Stallings adds undeniable funk/punk undertones on electric guitar and co writes a handful of the songs. Benjamin Jensen and Chris Dammann tighten the mix with a jazz influenced rhythm section. Together, mother and daughter sing haunting, blood harmonies that intertwine seamlessly.

WHAT: Guerilla Tactics – Guerillas do Gorillaz with The Beetnix
WHERE: The Southern Café & Music Hall
WHEN: Saturday, April 5, 2014 – Dinner Service 5:00 PM, Show 9:00 PM
TICKET PRICE: $6 Advance / $8 Day Of Show
ON SALE: Friday, February 28 at 10 AM

Armed with a desire to leave a large impact with a small footprint, Guerilla Tactics initiated their current musical project in the depths of space. Their highly improvisational music uses live sampling informed by good musicianship and the raw nature of the Blues and the Guitar to make music that resonates and moves. Ranging from pop up funk party to lounge experience, this duo tries to keep it fresh and fun.

April 1st, 2013, Guerillas Do Gorillaz performed the cartoon band’s debut album. Wielding kazoos and combining acoustic and electronic instruments with beautiful results, the eight piece band packed the house and put on a nearly perfect show with inspired takes on the seminal body of work. The duo will reprise their ongoing tribute to the vast eclectic musical landscape created by the Gorillaz, collaborating again with a large cast of local talent on the Southern’s stage on April 5th and calling upon local hip hop visionaries, the Beetnix, to add their energy and take this exploration to a different level.

WHAT: Ki: Theory
WHERE: The Southern Café & Music Hall
WHEN: Wednesday, June 18, 2014 – Dinner Service 5:00 PM, Show 9:00 PM
TICKET PRICE: $10 Advance / $12 Day Of Show
ON SALE: Friday, February 28 at 10 AM

Ki:Theory (pronounced “Key Theory”) is the alias for American recording artist and producer, Joel Burleson, who specializes in alternative rock and electronic. He and his band have toured nationwide US, Canada, Japan and Korea.

Ki:Theory has done commissioned remixes for Daft Punk/Tron: Legacy, Kings of Leon, Queens of the Stone Age, Cypress Hill, Rob Zombie, ODESZA, UNKLE, Rodrigo y Gabriela with Hans Zimmer, Brazilian Girls, Kasabian and MuteMath amongst others. Ki:Theory’s remix for Daft Punk’s “The Son Of Flynn” for Tron: Legacy was featured on the official remix album, Tron Legacy R3C0NF1GUR3D.

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