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List of Famous Bands from Charlottesville

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List of Charlottesville bands, listed by their level of fame. This Charlottesville musicians list includes both bands and solo artists. All famous Charlottesville bands are included, as well as many Charlottesville musicians of underground status. This list of Charlottesville musical artists includes information like what genre the artist falls under, what albums they've put out and more. If you want to know more about these famous Charlottesville bands you can click on their names to learn more about them. Bands from every genre are listed here, including rock, pop, hip-hop/rap, jazz, and more.

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    Dave Matthews Band

    Rock music, World music

    AlbumsUnder the Table and Dreaming, Crash, Before These Crowded Streets, Everyday, Big Whiskey & The GrooGrux King

    Dave Matthews Band is an American rock band that was formed in Charlottesville, Virginia in 1991. The founding members were singer-songwriter and guitarist Dave Matthews, bassist Stefan Lessard,...  more

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    Dave Matthews

    Adult contemporary music, Blues-rock

    AlbumsLive At... A Limited Edition Companion to Some Devil, Live in Las Vegas, DMBLive Series: China Club, NYC 01/09/2004, Live at Luther College

    David John Matthews (born January 9, 1967) is a South African-born American singer, songwriter, musician, actor and record label owner, best known as the lead vocalist, songwriter, and guitarist for...  more

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    Carter Beauford

    Fusion, Rock music
    Carter Anthony Beauford (born November 2, 1958, in Charlottesville, Virginia) is an American drummer, percussionist, and founding member of Dave Matthews Band. He is known for his ability to adapt to...  more
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    LeRoi Moore

    Rock music, Jazz
    LeRoi Holloway Moore (September 7, 1961 – August 19, 2008) was an American saxophonist. He was a founding member of the Dave Matthews Band. Moore often arranged music for songs written by Dave...  more
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    Corey Harris

    Reggae, Blues

    AlbumsGreens From the Garden, Fish Ain't Bitin', Downhome Sophisticate, Daily Bread, Zion Crossroads

    Corey Harris (born February 21, 1969; Denver, Colorado) is an American blues and reggae musician, currently residing in Charlottesville, Virginia. Along with Keb' Mo' and Alvin Youngblood Hart, he...  more
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    Boyd Tinsley

    Rock music, Classical music

    AlbumsTrue Reflections

    Boyd Calvin Tinsley (born May 16, 1964) is an American violinist and mandolinist who is best known for having been a member of the Dave Matthews Band. Within the band, Tinsley has collaborated in...  more
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    Dave Matthews & Friends

    Rock music, Jam band

    Albums2004-06-11: Bonnaroo Music Festival, Manchester, TN, USA

    Dave Matthews & Friends is an American jam band that was put together for a tour to support Dave Matthews' solo debut, Some Devil. Most of the musicians participated in the album's production. The...  more
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    Synthpop, Gothic rock
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    Bella Morte

    Gothic rock, Industrial metal

    AlbumsAs the Reasons Die, Where Shadows Lie, Bleed the Grey Sky Black, Beautiful Death, The Quiet

    Bella Morte is a gothic band that was formed in 1996 in Charlottesville, Virginia, USA. They incorporate elements of metal, darkwave, deathrock, alternative and synthpop. The Band's name means...  more
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    Hackensaw Boys

    Americana, Bluegrass

    AlbumsGive It Back, Get Some, Look Out!, Love What You Do, Keep It Simple

    The Hackensaw Boys are a string band formed in 1999 and based in central Virginia. The band has drawn on many musical influences and are "[k]nown best for rowdy, energetic live shows." Over the last...  more
  • 11


    Blue-eyed soul, Rock music

    AlbumsLosing Sleep, The Way it Was, Overnight, She Is Love (Acoustic), She Is Love

    Parachute is an American pop rock band from Charlottesville, Virginia. Since 2006, they have been touring and promoting their music, and released their major label debut album Losing Sleep in 2009...  more
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    Grain Shifter

    Electronic music, Noise music
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    Greg Howard

    Gregory Howard may refer to: Gregory M. Howard, American pastor and professor of religious studies Gregory Allen Howard (born 1962), American screenwriter Greg Howard (musician) (born 1964),...  more
  • 14


    Indie rock, Lo-fi music

    AlbumsSuperpowerless, Oben ist wo, A Plea for Tenderness, A Grown-Ass Man, International Airport

    Dump is a vehicle for releasing the four-track home recordings of Yo La Tengo bassist James McNew. His recordings occasionally feature guest performers such as Sue Garner and Fontaine Toups (of...  more
  • 15

    Shannon Worrell

    Rock music, Folk music

    AlbumsThree Wishes, Moviegoer

    Shannon Worrell is a singer-songwriter based in Charlottesville, Virginia. Known for a series of critically acclaimed albums in the 1990s culminating with an appearance (as September 67) on the...  more
  • 16

    Nehemiah Hunter Brown

    Gospel music
    Nehemiah Brown (born January 27, 1951 in Charlottesville, Virginia) is an American gospel music singer, songwriter, arranger, professional musician, teacher, vocal coach and choral director....  more
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    Jazz fusion, Jam band

    AlbumsIn November Sunlight, Two

    Sokoband, formerly known as Soko, is a jazz fusion duo, featuring pianist Michael Sokolowski and bassist Houston Ross. The group formed as a trio in Charlottesville, Virginia in 1991, with...  more
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    The Virginia Belles

    The Virginia Belles is the University of Virginia's oldest all-female a cappella group based in Charlottesville, Virginia. The group was established in 1977 by Katherine Mitchell as the female...  more
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    Virginia Glee Club

    Classical music
    The Virginia Glee Club is a critically acclaimed men's chorus based at the University of Virginia. It performs both traditional and contemporary vocal works, typically in TTBB arrangements. Founded...  more