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Friday’s After Five – STILL FREE!

Fridays After Five, presented by Bud Light, continues to be Charlottesville’s favorite live concert series. 2015 will be the 28th year of free live music and fun.  The first event will kick off at the nTelos Wireless Pavilion on April 17th and will run each Friday thereafter ending on September 11. Each week volunteers work the concessions on behalf of a variety of local non-profits who share in the proceeds, which raises tens of thousands of dollars to support their work in our community. The spring and summer schedule features local artists of myriad musical styles; there is something for everyone! Unwind Friday evenings at this fabulous and FREE Charlottesville institution.

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Fridays For Food

nTelos Wireless and the Blue Ridge Area Food Bank are joining forces to engage the community to end hunger locally through a monthly, summertime donation drive.  
During Fridays after Five, a community gathering tradition, patrons are asked to stop by the nTelos Wireless & Blue Ridge Area Food Bank booth to donate on the 1st Friday of every month.

FAF for WP 2013 ~1240x800 copy

Friday’s After Five – STILL FREE!

Fridays After Five, presented by Bud Light, continues to be Charlottesville’s favorite live concert series. 2015 will be the 28th year of free live music and fun.  The first event will kick off at the nTelos Wireless Pavilion on April 17th and will run each Friday thereafter ending on September 11. Each week volunteers work the concessions on behalf of a variety of local non-profits who share in the proceeds, which raises tens of thousands of dollars to support their work in our community. The spring and summer schedule features local artists of myriad musical styles; there is something for everyone! Unwind Friday evenings at this fabulous and FREE Charlottesville institution.

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WWE Live Returns to John Paul Jones Arena

WWE LIVE returns to the John Paul Jones Arena!

John Cena vs Kevin Owens!

Dolph Ziggler w/Lana vs Rusev w/Summer Rae!

See all your favorite WWE Superstars in action! 

Money in the Bank Contract Winner  ~  Sheamus

 Cesaro

 Lucha Dragons

 The Diva’s

feat. Naomi, Charlotte, Becky Lynch, Sasha Banks  and Tamina

 and many more!

*card is subject to change*

Tickets start at just $15 and are on sale NOW!

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Listen for your chance to win tickets to the BIG Race!

Listen weekday for your chance to win tickets to Richmond International Raceway for The NASCAR K&N Pro Series East, NASCAR XFINITY Series, or The NASCAR Sprint Cup Series September 10th through 12th!  We’ve got your tickets to Nascar.

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Area residents salute retiring Charlottesville Fire Chief Charles Werner.

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Darryl Dawkins, one of the most colorful players in the NBA in recent memory, has passed away at the age of 58.

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Not all cops are good guys and not all drug suppliers are obvious villains in the dark drug drama "Narcos," a bilingual examination of the history of cocaine smuggling in America and its most menacing supplier.

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