The Dave Matthews Band is giving more than $350,000 to 62 local non-profits in the latest round of donations from the group’s Bama Works Fund. It’s a regular occurrence, and the most recent donations include $10,000 each to the Piedmont Family YMCA, Meals on Wheels of Charlotesville-Albemarle, the Jefferson Area Board for Aging, and nine other programs. Among those receiving $6000 to $8000 are Charlottesville Tomorrow, The Haven, and the Orange County Adult Education Center. Charlottesville Area Community Foundation, which administers the program, says it’s deeply grateful.
The bridge that carries Proffit Road over the railroad tracks is closing for a month for repairs.
The Black Cat Road bridge has been completed two days ahead of schedule.
Ariana Grande, Bruno Mars, Luke Bryan, Maroon 5, Drake, Nicki Minaj, One Direction and Sam Smith are among the artists competing for an AMA trophy.
A top UVA official will receive this year's highest honor from the Charlottesville Regional Chamber of Commerce.
During the band's set at Austin City Limits, lead singer Dave Grohl told the crowd they recorded the new tunes in the beautiful city.