As Richmond musicians gain national play, those working in the music industry here say it would take building a stronger support system to lift the city’s profile. A few entrepreneurs are aiming to do just that. more

Sep 19, 2016 8:30 AM Features 1 Comments

Hard Working Americans performs live at Lockn' Music Festival this Saturday, Aug. 27. RVA native and bassist Dave Schools speaks on HWA's latest album, their distinct sound and the band's pretty boys. more

Aug 24, 2016 1:10 PM Music

A wide-ranging Q&A with Arrested Development’s co-founder and lead vocalist, Speech. more

Aug 1, 2016 10:09 AM Arts

Ahead of his appearance at the Richmond Jazz Festival, we talked with the pianist and composer about his current projects, how his hometown of Chicago influenced his earliest recordings, and the complexities of life and humanity woven into his work. more

Aug 1, 2016 10:05 AM 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

They're classmates and longtime friends, and now old enough to tour the U.S. bars in their kilts. You'll be hear them in Carytown and around town — and probably for blocks before you catch sight them. more

Jun 30, 2016 12:16 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

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

Jun 9, 2016 10:59 AM Datebook

Expect the unexpected when Richmond-based jazz fusion band Doors Wide Open records its debut album live at the legendary In Your Ear studios on June 18. more

Jun 8, 2016 2:48 PM 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

Since taking a break from his four-piece psych-rock band Megafaun in 2012, Phil Cook has produced and played side guy for performers such as Richmond's Matthew E. White. Now he's on tour with a debut solo album. more

May 13, 2016 1:07 PM Music

Insane Clown Posse is playing a sold-out show at The Broadberry on Saturday, May 14, when the Michigan-based rap duo will perform their fan-favorite 1995 album, “The Riddle Box." more

May 11, 2016 10:15 AM Datebook

The "Purple Rain" singer was found dead in his home on April 21, his publicist confirmed. Richmond writers, musicians, artists and fans share their memories of the superstar and why his musical legacy will never be forgotten. more

Apr 21, 2016 3:54 PM , Arts

“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

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

A premiere by Mexican-born choreographer Edgar Zendejas, the Latin Ballet’s interpretation Edgar Allan Poe's writing, the Church Hill Irish Festival and an EP release by Richmond indie pop trio My Darling Fury are among this weekend’s highlights. more

Mar 16, 2016 4:00 PM Arts

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

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

Classical Revolution RVA is following up its Valentine’s Day showing of “Immortal Beloved” at The Byrd Theatre this Thursday with “Beethoven at The Broadberry,” featuring musical selections from the movie. more

Feb 23, 2016 11:58 AM Music

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