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In the '80s, U-Hall was a key stop for big-name bands

With an official capacity of 8,457, U-Hall was the largest available local venue for rock concerts. Read more

Japanese Breakfast’s Michelle Zauner: redefining her identity

Representation and identity politics has become an important topic in modern culture, and Japanese Breakfast’s Michelle Zauner talks about it a lot. Read more

For Parachute’s Will Anderson, Charlottesville remains an anchor point

Parachute formed at Charlottesville High School more than a decade ago as Sparky’s Flaw, performing in Battle of the Bands and then shows in Virginia and across the East Coast. Read more

Things to do

Auditions for June 24 through June 30

» Albemarle Morris Men: Charlottesville’s English dance troupe performs throughout the year. No skills or prior experience needed or expect… Read more

Best Bets for Monday, June 24

» L.Y.A.O. Comedy Open Mic Night with host Chris Alan: 8 p.m., sign-ups begin at 7 p.m., the Southern Cafe and Music Hall, (800) 594-8499, … Read more

Best Bets for Sunday, June 23

» Happy Birthday Sally! Pop-Up Show with Shagwuf with Dominy: 8 p.m., doors open at 6 p.m., the Southern Cafe and Music Hall, (800) 594-849… Read more

'Million Dollar Quartet' brings style, serendipity as Heritage Theatre Festival opener

The musical sweeps audience members back six decades to an epic jam session by Elvis Presley, Johnny Cash, Carl Perkins and Jerry Lee Lewis at Sam Phillips’ Sun Studios. Heritage’s audiences will see a mix of road-tested portrayals and fresh interpretations. Read more

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