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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

KISS rocks the Richmond Coliseum Sept. 9. more

Sep 7, 2016 12:50 PM Datebook

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

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

Allow them to re-introduce themselves: See Big Mama Shakes in concert at The Broadberry on Sat., Aug. 20 more

Jul 22, 2016 12:41 PM Datebook

The new album Avers is about to release via Richmond’s EggHunt Records, “Omega/Whatever,” shows the group’s progression from a collection of musicians to a band with an identifiable sound. Here, three members talk about that journey. more

Jun 28, 2016 11:55 AM Arts

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

Jun 7, 2016 8:50 PM Music

Vexine's name came out of Jane Austen, but its frontwoman Sarah Frances Gleason started her stylings of dark danger and romance at a South Richmond dive bar's karaoke night. more

Apr 26, 2016 6:21 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

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

The Juno award-winning Canadian four-piece Metric has contributed music for films like “Scott Pilgrim vs. the World” and “The Twilight Saga: Eclipse.” See them at The National on March 8. more

Mar 8, 2016 9:12 AM Datebook

Pentagram performs at The Broadberry on March 11, along with King Giant, Night Magic and Stone Woman. more

Mar 7, 2016 3:27 PM Datebook

Arlo Guthrie talks with Richmond magazine about his 18-minute folk epic, music-industry changes and why people shouldn’t be shocked that he, the son of left-wing music icon Woody Guthrie, is a registered Republican. more

Jan 25, 2016 4:20 PM Arts

Avers’ new EP, available Friday, is a collection of songs that emerged from an intimate writing and recording session, but didn’t fit the Richmond band’s next album, due to come out in 2016. more

Dec 2, 2015 5:55 PM Music

Richmond is like a second home to Steve Wynn, so maybe it shouldn’t surprise people that the prolific journeyman rocker is bringing the reconstituted Dream Syndicate to Strange Matter on Saturday, Dec. 5, for the group’s only show of 2015. more

Dec 1, 2015 5:05 PM Music

Now out on Seattle’s Ladies Choice Records, the Richmond-based world music and jazz collective's "X Years" release is "music for the mind, booty and spirit!" says founding member Tim Harding. more

Nov 19, 2015 10:39 AM Music

Richmond's Matthew E. White's latest release, "Fresh Blood," inspired comparisons ranging from classic Motown to the New Orleans sound of Allen Toussaint to '70s singer-songwriters. Catch him live Nov. 13 at the Broadberry. more

Nov 12, 2015 3:58 PM Datebook

Until recently, 20-year-old Evan McKeel was playing gigs around Richmond at places like Sedona Taphouse, Cafe Caturra and the Carytown Watermelon Festival. Last Tuesday, his audience got a lot bigger. more

Sep 28, 2015 3:04 PM Music

If a vacation (with copacetic weather and good tunes) is on your mind, you might still have time. Some of your favorite bands are headed to places that are only a few hours (if that) away. more

Sep 10, 2015 7:58 PM Music 1 Comments

Look back with us: it's March 2003 in Richmond, and Bruce Springsteen is about to play the Coliseum more

Aug 27, 2015 3:46 PM Arts 1 Comments

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