| Jul 13, 2011
| 8:55 AM
Bright Eyes, the indie-rock band led by singer-songwriter Conor Oberst, will return to The NorVa in Norfolk on Saturday, Sept. 3, promoters announced this week.
The group headlined The NorVa back in January of 2005. At that point, Oberst was being hailed...
| Sep 27, 2011
The volume seemed to be turning up: Gillian Welch and Dave Rawlings were moving away from acoustic austerity, growing comfortable rocking out. Their last album, "Soul Journey," saw these Nashville alt-folkies jolting their sound with electricity and a...
| Aug 29, 2011
| 6:29 AM
Plan your week with our guide to everything going on this week
MOVIES OPENING (Friday unless otherwise noted)
The Debt (Wednesday)
Seven Days in Utopia
Shark Night 3D
Basketball Wives LA (series debut; 8 p.m. Monday; VH1)
| Mar 27, 2012
| 12:33 PM
Indie-rock royalty. Slacker-generation supergroup. Post-whatever whatever.
It's fun to invent hyphenated superlatives for Wild Flag — the Portland, Ore.-based band made up of two singer-guitarists, Carrie Brownstein and Mary Timony, keyboard player...
| Dec 27, 2011
| 12:40 PM
A lot of bands would allow their audience find them, but Albany, New York's Aficionado does not think like a lot of bands. The septet has a novel approach to assembling fans, and the result is likely to be as unique as the band itself.
"The plan is to...
| Feb 2, 2012
| 11:48 AM
In an industry filled with struggling actors, Brian Dietzen is one of the lucky ones. In 2004, he went to what was supposed to be an audition for a one-shot guest appearance on "NCIS." Now, nearly eight years later, he's logged more than 100 episodes in...
| May 1, 2012
| 3:15 PM
The singer, guitarist and songwriter M. Ward is a man of wide-ranging musical tastes. You can hear it on his recordings, in his gruff-but-sweet singing, in his meticulous guitar-picking and in his reverberant productions.
His vocals can bring to mind the...
| Jun 4, 2012
| 10:15 AM
Simone Felice used to drum for the Felice Brothers, but for the past three years he's been doing his own thing. Sometimes this means playing with his other band project The Duke and the King, but lately it means his solo project. When he comes to StageOne...
| Jul 5, 2012
The Mynabirds singer/songwriter Laura Burhenn doesn’t believe in guilty pleasures. She has her opinions, and she’s not ashamed. On that note, she says with a laugh: Her favorite movie is “The Neverending Story.”