pop music

"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

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

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

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

Suzanne Vega, whose '80s hits like "Tom's Diner" and "99.9F" are still spinning in our heads, brings her tour to Richmond on Nov. 20. She fills us in on her upcoming projects, including an updated play about Southern Gothic novelist Carson McCullers. more

Nov 11, 2015 11:01 AM Arts

The untold story behind Richmond’s Whole Darn Family and one of hip-hop’s most enduring samples more

Aug 4, 2015 11:01 AM Arts

The funk lives on through Whole Darn Family's bass player Woudy Hughes, whose signature bass riff gives many popular rap songs their backbone. more

Jul 30, 2015 2:49 PM

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