Thursday, November 19, 2009

The Hook: Booze in the blender - Jimmy Buffett rocks Charlottesville

"The ginormous parking lots around the Arena were plastered with a special brand of tailgaters: guys in hula skirts and coconut bras, girls with shark pasties. Many sporting parrot, crab, and shark hats and some in shark and pirate costumes, all downing flagons of Caribbean-pastel margaritas mixed to the tunes of Jimmy and whining 12-volt blenders."

Good write-up of the Buffett show in Cville:

Wednesday, November 18, 2009

CNN: America's cool college towns

"The music scene was fertile here B.D.M.B -- that is, before the Dave Matthews Band, which formed in Charlottesville in the early 1990s."