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From The Blog

Earl Knox

If straight ahead, guitar driven rock is a game of poker, then Earl Knox is playing with a full house.  So says Charlottesville music reviewer Shaun Harvey.  Earl Knox is a no frills, in your face rock band.  Led by Athens, GA native Bentley Rhodes, the band has Southern roots.  Bentley is a former member […]

William Walter and Tuck Rogers

William Walter and Tuck Rogers William Walter was found at the foot of Mt. Baldy as an infant.  Apparently abandoned by his mother, he was adopted by a group of nomadic sherpas and was sold shortly thereafter to a group of traveling Bavarian gypsy sheep herders. After a freak snowy season killed off 97% of […]

Jesse Harper

Jesse Harper, guitar and lead vocals for Old School Freight Train, is stepping out on his own for solo appearances in 2009.  He is currently finishing a solo album to be released in late 2009. Old School Freight Train, from Charlottesville, VA combines thought provoking lyrics with captivating melodies, soulful vocals, virtuosic instrumentals and imaginative […]

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The Brew Ridge Trail celebrates the craft beer industry in Nelson and Albemarle Counties.