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Get ready to dance to the sounds of your favorite genre of music as Music Festival Season is finally here. From Smooth Jazz to Rock & Roll, there will be something for you to enjoy. Here’s a list of some upcoming festivals that you won’t want to... more

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Photo/Jennifer Challis

“I am music and it is me. We arrived here together.” So reads part of the conclusion of Steve Bassett’s 2013 autobiography, Sing Loud. It contains the earned wisdom of a singer-songwriter and master of the Hammond B-3 organ who has truly been... more

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John Moreland, who’s scheduled to perform a Jan. 14th headlining set at the Camel, writes folk rock songs that are arresting and powerfully affecting — the kind that command your attention and open doors to emotional worlds you didn’t know were... more

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Unknown ObjectArt gives us a chance to taste immortality. Artists can die knowing their creations will live on, and even centuries later fans can connect with the genius inherent in those creations. But unlike sculptors or filmmakers, musicians ... more

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Uptown Alley will host a benefit concert on Saturday, Jan. 30, from noon to 3 p.m. to raise money for the Hudson/ Hunt families and server Kaitlin Hunt who lost five immediate family members and all of her possessions in a tragic house fire on ... more

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Photo by Joey Wharton

Images from the inaugural LAVA Music Festival held in Suffolk, VA on May 16 featuring acts such as Fitz & The Tantrums, Mutemath, Kishi Bashi, and more! Photos by Joey Wharton. more

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Clockwise from top left: Charlie Glenn, Chris Smith, Joe Ferguson, and Robbie King of The Trillions. Photo by Nick Ghobashi

Having snaked our way through the crowded front of Hardywood Park Craft Brewery’s warehouse, the four members of The Trillions and I entered a massive back room, where rows of barrels sat aging and infusing especially potent beers. We found... more

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Courtesy of Mannheim Rocket

Instruments, music and venue – all 200 years old – converge on March 13 with the inaugural performance of Mannheim Rocket, a new orchestra and the only one of its kind in Central Virginia. more

My Town

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Turnover at Strange Matter. Photo by Jeremy Ledford.

If you’re reading this between the hours of 8 p.m. and 2 a.m., chances are, an amazing musical moment is taking place somewhere in Richmond, Virginia. With venues ranging from tiny clubs and house-show living rooms to The National... more

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Local actress and singer Debra Wagoner was our guest on River City Live. Bob Black, the voice of the Richmond Spiders, previewed this weekend's game, and Mavis Winn with Venture Richmond gave us details on the upcoming 2nd Street Festival. more

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