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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

Singer Tony Jackson got hooked on Nashville while living in Spain more

Jul 22, 2016 10:45 AM Music

The Suffers play Friday Cheers on Brown’s Island on June 17 more

Jun 14, 2016 10:16 AM Arts

Friday Cheers' RVA Music Night returns on May 27th with Natalie Prass more

May 3, 2016 1:38 PM Datebook

Now in their fifth year, the Richmond-based Southern Belles are venturing into new territory on tour, heading south to Florida for the first time with a new drummer. more

Feb 5, 2016 5:25 PM Arts

Richmond's independent radio station celebrates its birthday with a night of music and comedy, including Lucy Dacus, Brunswick, Manzara, The Cheats Movement, Afro-Zen Allstars, comedian Sarah Ahmed and more acts. more

Feb 4, 2016 10:54 AM Music

Nathaniel Rateliff and The Night Sweats will be coming to Richmond and playing the National with Big Mama Shakes. more

Dec 9, 2015 6:38 AM Datebook

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

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


Courtesy No BS! Brass Band

"Bass Knuckles" is the No BS! Brass Band's latest recording and, true to form, experiments and creates worlds within the sounds. more

Nov 12, 2015 3:36 PM Arts

The Dads release party for Redemption, their first album in 30 years, is set for Nov. 27 at the Canal Club. more

Nov 11, 2015 10:57 AM Music

Listen in on local fusion jazz band Doors Wide Open's rehearsal more

Nov 3, 2015 3:19 PM

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

Our senior art director Justin Vaughan captured the sound, the fury and the fun at the 6th annual GWAR-B-Q. more

Aug 18, 2015 9:40 AM

A compilation of events, music, exhibitions and stage performances throughout Richmond in August more

Aug 14, 2015 3:14 PM Datebook

‘Slave Pit’ boss Bob Gorman chronicles 30 years of world-destroying mayhem more

Aug 13, 2015 3:33 PM Arts

Tune in for the Best of Richmond Special on ABC 8News on Friday, August 14, at 8 p.m. more

Aug 12, 2015 5:48 PM

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

A veteran Richmond DJ transforms the local nightclub experience, one song at a time more

Jul 24, 2015 12:35 PM Arts

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