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Will Marsh has seen his fair share of Virginia’s I-64 corridor. Marsh’s Central Virginian journey started when he was seven years old and his family followed his father’s teaching career from Loyola University Maryland in Baltimore to the... more

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For the world’s most exciting practitioners of traditional music, playing means looking backward and forward at the same time…diligently embracing and re-exposing musical roots while following artistic instincts that break new sonic ground. more

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Kari Smith has a toolkit most musicians would kill for. She performs solo gigs playing original music, at private events and weddings covering favorites and at public events singing “The Star-Spangled Banner” for thousands. She also teaches... more

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Will Marsh has seen his fair share of Virginia’s I-64 corridor. Marsh’s Central Virginian journey started when he was seven years old and his family followed his father’s teaching career from Loyola University Maryland in Baltimore to the... more

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“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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Music sits at a fascinating intersection, connecting the calculable world of physics and the boundless realm of the human imagination. And you’d be hard pressed to find a band that embodies that intersection as impressively as Atlanta-based Little... 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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Sid Kingsley has a voice that will stop you in your tracks. And he’s just getting started. Kingsley grew up in a small town in Southeast Virginia called Branchville. “Nothing to do except start fires and play music,’’ he recalled. “I’m grateful... more

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Seventeenth century essayist Owen Feltham wrote “Meditation is the soul’s perspective glass.” Looking inwardly can be especially beneficial if you’re interested in making art that pushes into unexplored creative territory... more

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The Boston-based five-piece folk group, The Novel Ideas, will be playing at Capital Ale House this Wednesday, September 13. Our own Davy Jones spoke with vocalist Daniel Radin. more

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Listening to Afro-Zen Allstars means being transported to a different place, to a different time. It means joining a sublime, multicultural vision conceived by George M. Lowe, a warm, devoted autodidact I had the pleasure of speaking with recently. more

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One of greatest joys that music has to offer is variety. Whatever your mood, there's a song or genre that corresponds – from bluegrass to "Baby's Got Back" and ... more

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I can so distinctly remember the first time I saw No BS! Brass Band. I've seen them a number of times since – at The Broadberry, Balliceaux and The Hippodrome ... more

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Back to Steel, Back to Richmond: Martin Barre coming to The Tin Pan

Martin Barre, formerly with Jethro Tull comes to The Tin Pan Saturday, October 22. Our very own Davy Jones had a chance to speak with this amazing musician. more

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Being conscious and protective of one’s environment means appreciating endurance. It means believing in something bigger than yourself. Among bands who take seriously the challenge of making their profession more environmentally friendly ... more

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Cindy Jones recalls, as a child, spending hot summertime afternoons in the garage with her father while he worked on the family car and did other odd jobs. “When [my siblings] would go play, I would stay with my dad and ... 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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Big News Story - One of nation's largest breweries coming to Virginia. Find out who and much more in The Daily more

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Speaking means believing when you’re speaking with Stephen Lecky, festival manager for the local non-profit organization, Venture Richmond. Lecky’s enthusiasm is so contagious, and his love for live music is so apparent. It’s as if those qualities... more

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Place matters when it comes to music. Playing old-time music in Virginia means joining a long tradition, all the way back to the mountain music that preceded country. The Hot Seats preceded the current wave of old-time revival, having formed in ... more

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For a state as steeped in history as Virginia is, the past is like a natural resource. And as important as the Revolutionary and Civil wars have been to the commonwealth’s tourism industry, another historical resource is gaining attention in ... more

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