The Richmond Boys Choir will observe its 20th year with a three-day celebration on Father’s Day weekend, culminating with a Sunday evening performance that’s open to the public. more

Jun 15, 2016 4:27 PM Music

The native Richmonder and "American Idol" finalist talks about his new single, "Can't Fight It," life after “Idol” and how he hopes to inspire others. He'll be back in Richmond to perform at the Southern Women's Show on April 15. more

Mar 21, 2016 10:32 AM Music

Read our January feature, "Make A Joyful Noise," on the roots and rise of gospel music in Richmond and watch these inspiring gospel performances by local musicians and choirs. more

Dec 28, 2015 11:10 AM , Music

Every Sunday, in a midtown hotel conference room, an ex-con turned pastor rejoices with the least among us. more

Dec 20, 2015 6:30 AM Sunday Story

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

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

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Idina Menzel's audience-pleasing show at Richmond's Altria Theater kicks off the North American leg of her global tour. more

Jul 8, 2015 5:08 PM Arts

For years, Richmond's Academy of Music has nurtured some of the most talented young music makers in Richmond, the region and the country. Now, four young musicians and pupils of the school will perform on the world-class stage at Carnegie Hall. more

Jul 1, 2015 5:57 PM Arts

We honor the memory of gospel music legend and Richmond treasure, Maggie Ingram. more

Jun 25, 2015 10:40 AM

Back in town on a pre-tour break, Richmond native and "American Idol" Top 4 contestant Rayvon Owen will throw the first pitch at the Flying Squirrels game Saturday. more

Jun 12, 2015 6:20 PM Arts


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Rayvon Owen returned to his hometown for a parade, concert and visit to his former high school just two days after he made it into the final four on "American Idol." more

May 1, 2015 5:25 PM Arts

Rayvon Owen, now in the Top 5 of "American Idol" finalists, takes a breather from the whirlwind of prepping for tonight’s show to look back on the past month. “I kind of do well under pressure I guess,” he says. more

Apr 29, 2015 3:09 PM Arts

Bob Dylan returns to the Altria Theater on April 12. more

Apr 8, 2015 2:00 PM Datebook


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Rayvon Owen, who grew up in Richmond and attended Henrico High School's Center for the Arts, has been impressing the judges and the audience on "American Idol." more

Mar 10, 2015 7:30 PM Arts


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Clover Hill show choirs prepare for Nationals at the Grand Ole Opry more

Mar 2, 2015 2:00 PM Music

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