Tom for Virginia to hold Rock & Rally Charlottesville concert


tom perrielloOn Friday, February 10, at 7 p.m., Tom for Virginia will hold a “Rock & Rally” concert at The Jefferson Theater in Charlottesville in support of Tom Perriello, candidate for Governor of Virginia in 2017.

The evening will feature live music from the Perriello Pickers — an all-star bluegrass band with members of Love Canon and Walker’s Run — the Michael Coleman Band, Dori Freeman and Sarah White. Tickets start at $10 for students and $50 for the general public, with proceeds benefiting Perriello’s campaign. Doors open at 6:30 PM.

In addition to the performances, Tom will speak to the crowd about his progressive campaign and how he will work to ensure Virginia remains a firewall against the politics of hate.

Members of the public, including anyone interested in being a host or sponsor of this event, can purchase tickets here.

 

Details

Friday, February 10, 7:00 PM
Doors open at 6:30 PM
‘Rock & Rally’ in Support of Tom Perriello
The Jefferson Theater, Charlottesville

 

About Tom Perriello

Born and raised in Charlottesville, Tom Perriello has a track record of results fighting corruption, expanding economic fairness, and promoting reconciliation as a non-profit executive, diplomat, teacher, and Congressman. While representing Virginia’s 5th district in Congress, Tom leveraged over $580 million dollars of investment in broadband, education, clean energy, and small business development for Virginia communities too often left behind. At the State Department, Tom led a strategic review to modernize and increase the efficiency and effectiveness of operations spanning over $50 billion and 80,000 employees. He was then appointed as Special Envoy for the Great Lakes Region of Africa where he helped prevent mass atrocities and broker an historic peace deal to turn the page on a decades-long conflict in the Congo. He previously ran non-profit organizations that tackle inequality, corruption, racial injustice, and climate change.



uva basketball team of destiny

Team of Destiny: Inside UVA Basketball's improbable run

Team of Destiny: Inside Virginia Basketball’s Run to the 2019 National Championship, by Jerry Ratcliffe and Chris Graham, is available for $25.

The book, with additional reporting by Zach Pereles, Scott Ratcliffe and Scott German, will take you from the aftermath of the stunning first-round loss to UMBC in 2018, and how coach Tony Bennett and his team used that loss as the source of strength, through to the ACC regular-season championship, the run to the Final Four, and the thrilling overtime win over Texas Tech to win the 2019 national title, the first in school history.

Subscribe

Augusta Free Press content is available for free, as it has been since 2002, save for a disastrous one-month experiment at putting some content behind a pay wall back in 2009. (We won’t ever try that again. Almost killed us!) That said, it’s free to read, but it still costs us money to produce. The site is updated several times a day, every day, 365 days a year, 366 days on the leap year. (Stuff still happens on Christmas Day, is what we’re saying there.) AFP does well in drawing advertisers, but who couldn’t use an additional source of revenue? From time to time, readers ask us how they can support us, and we usually say, keep reading. Now we’re saying, you can drop us a few bucks, if you’re so inclined.