Concerts & Live Music

Ashland’s Central Virginia Masterworks Chorale enters its 10th anniversary season and invites the public to join them in making a joyful noise. more

Sep 23, 2016 4:23 PM Music

Classically trained contemporary cellist Okkyung Lee moves with ease from conservatory to rock club, coaxing sounds that can seem abrasive and jarring or smooth and flowing. See her July 27 with Swans at The Broadberry. more

Jul 27, 2016 1:30 PM Music

The Americana group’s newest album, “Medicine,” is retrospective, with emotional lyrics and a bluesy slant. They play tonight, June 24, at Friday Cheers, after Major and the Monbacks. more

Jun 24, 2016 1:49 PM Music

The Richmond Pops Band performs a free concert Sunday at Altria Theater with the a cappella group Soundworks. more

Jun 21, 2016 12:30 PM Datebook

Kurt Vile and The Violators bring the mellow gold to Friday Cheers on June 10 more

Jun 9, 2016 10:59 AM Datebook

"America’s Songwriter" Jimmy Webb, known for hits like “By the Time I Get to Phoenix,” “Wichita Lineman” and “Galveston,” stops in town June 18 for a solo performance at the Henrico Theatre. more

Jun 8, 2016 1:27 PM Music

Nathaniel Rateliff & The Night Sweats play Innsbrook After Hours, June 8 at 6 p.m. more

Jun 7, 2016 8:50 PM Music

How do musicians who seem so different on paper mesh so uniformly? We asked lead vocalist AJ Haynes (and in the process learned that she likes tequila.) The Seratones play Friday Cheers on June 3 at 6:30 p.m. more

Jun 2, 2016 3:20 PM Music

Monday might be your last chance to witness the Sandston Memorial Day Parade. Read on for details, plus news on exhibitions, live music and other happenings. more

May 25, 2016 5:15 PM Arts

Each year, about 100,000 people (and dogs) attend Dominion Riverrock, the nation’s largest sports and music festival; this year’s energetic extravaganza holds even more opportunities for fitness and fun. more

May 18, 2016 2:04 PM Datebook

The Richmond Symphony's RVA East End Festival starts on a brassy note, the Black History Museum opens, the Friday Cheers concert series gets underway and "Big Stone Gap" comes to Ashland, plus First Fridays openings and more in this week's lineup. more

May 6, 2016 4:00 PM Arts

Named a Virginia Reggae Ambassador in 2015, Joshua Achalam and his band bring energy and community engagement to the stage. more

May 6, 2016 2:01 PM Music

“We are going to play some new stuff. Try out a few, maybe five, new songs,” says Michael Glabicki, lead vocalist and songwriter for Rusted Root. Not exactly what I expected from a band that started 25 years ago and whose last album was in 2012. more

Mar 31, 2016 1:33 PM Music

Girl power on Brown's Island: Out of the 16 bands (headliners and openers) playing the concert series this year, more than half have lead female vocalists, including Richmond's Natalie Prass and Lucy Dacus. more

Mar 31, 2016 7:36 AM Music

The four-piece, jazz-influenced act is touring to promote the new album “Side Pony,” released in February. We caught up with lead vocalist Rachael Price to ask about the album, her performance at Lockn' last year and how to eat pizza in Richmond. more

Mar 17, 2016 12:56 PM Music

How does Edwin McCain feel about hearing his 1998 hit "I'll Be" performed by "American Idol" contestants? We caught up with him recently to ask this very question and a few more before his show at Capital Ale House Music Hall on Friday. more

Mar 9, 2016 2:25 PM Music

Formed in NYC's Greenwich Village, Grammy-nominated Americana band finds an appreciative audience in RVA. With a new album set to drop in May, the four-piece is back in town for a show at The Broadberry on Saturday. more

Mar 3, 2016 8:20 PM Music

Marshall Crenshaw, who grew up in Detroit and caught his big break portraying John Lennon in "Beatlemania," has a career's worth of pop gems awaiting rediscovery – from “Cynical Girl” to “We’re Gonna Shake Up Their Minds” to “This Street.” more

Mar 2, 2016 10:38 AM Arts

Who's performing in RVA this month (welcome, Bonnie Raitt!), plus a list of local events to keep you entertained more

Mar 1, 2016 5:24 PM Datebook

A Sunday concert at The National will bring to the stage performers who have played over the years with Robbin Thompson, known for the official state popular song, "Sweet Virginia Breeze," and for being a supporter of music education for youth. more

Feb 26, 2016 12:04 PM Music

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