Rich Tarbell Literally Wrote The Book On Charlottesville's Long Running Music Sc : World Cafe The longtime Charlottesville, Va., photographer captured local and national bands to document the scene in 'Regarding Charlottesville Music.'
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Rich Tarbell Literally Wrote The Book On Charlottesville's Music Scene

Rich Tarbell Literally Wrote The Book On Charlottesville's Music Scene

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Rich Tarbell is a guy who knows everyone, and the guy who knows everyone is more often than not the best person to give you the lay of the land. Tarbell has called Charlottesville, Va., home for over 30 years, so for our Sense Of Place trip to Charlottesville, we connected with the longtime photographer.

Over the years, Rich has gone from shooting photos of local and national bands around town to author of Regarding Charlottesville Music, a book that documents the city's music scene. Listen in as Tarbell takes us from the University of Virginia campus to downtown Charlottesville, charting the history of the scene and showing us a few special places along the way.

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