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Bristol has a historical claim to the title of Virginia’s Music City. Read more


Entertainer Donna Dean-Stevens enlivens the region’s performing arts scene. Read more


The State Fair of Virginia returns with yearly thrills, concerts and family fun. Read more


The case for a Virginia Music Hall of Fame Read more

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Feel the glow when Crystal Gayle performs at the Beacon Theatre in Hopewell Aug. 18. Read more


Known for her role on the ABC sitcom “The Goldbergs,” Hayley Orrantia visits The Camel on her “Strong, Sweet and Southern Tour.” Read more


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


"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. Read more

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From his early days collaborating with Nico in Greenwich Village to his work with The Eagles to his acclaimed 2014 album "Standing in the Breach," Jackson Browne has made music that commands attention. Read more


Country music legend Willie Nelson is "On the Road Again," performing at Innsbrook After Hours on Sept. 23. Read more



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Ricky Skaggs and his band, Kentucky Thunder, will storm the new Dinwiddie Music Fest at Virginia Motorsports Park on June 5 Read more


Singer/songwriter Iris DeMent will bring her distinctive blend of country, folk and gospel to the Tin Pan on Saturday. Read more



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The great country singer John Anderson was inducted last year into the Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame, reminding the world that this deep-baritone Floridian is more than just one of the genre’s great contemporary voices. Read more



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Sturgill Simpson, who’s coming to the Altria Theater on Sunday with Old Crow Medicine Show, may not know he has something in common with Richmond. There's a chance the story that inspired his hit "Turtles All the Way Down" could have originated here. Read more



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A guide to summer outdoor concert season, in Richmond and around Virginia. Read more

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The Birthplace of Country Music museum celebrates Bristol's "big bang." Read more


Bristol’s not the only town that could claim the "birthplace" label. Read more


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