Richmond musicians

A Richmond music scene veteran who performed in dozens of bands, Dean Owen loved a good spoof. Read more

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Fueled by discontent with post-World War II social conformity, Richmond’s counterculture rebelled using art, music and literature in a movement that continues to influence the city’s creative class 60 years later. Read more


A father and son relaunch the Puerto Rican bomba and plena band Kadencia in Richmond. Read more


Gayla Mills’ guide to getting back to music or getting started Read more


Obscure and valuable recordings linked to RVA Read more

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Richmond native Melvin Ragin was a seasoned session musician who recorded with multiple Motown artists. Read more


An organized jam session finds a place to make noise. Read more

Sunday Story

Imagine our best and loudest, the dear and dearly departed, sharing the stage for a once-in-a-lifetime event, on an impossible bill. Read more


The case for a Virginia Music Hall of Fame Read more

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The Sound Arts Richmond collective exhibits aural presentations in public spaces. Read more


Singer Saw Black has a new “Water Tower” and a long-range plan. Read more


Awareness Art Ensemble brought island vibes to Richmond. Read more

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Former Richmonder and gospel singer Sister Rosetta Tharpe is among the 2018 inductees to the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame. Read more


As a musician, educator and record-label founder, Bill McGee has changed lives. Read more


GWAR guitarist Mike Derks is diagnosed with a life-threatening blood disorder. Read more

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Local indie music makers join forces with the Richmond Symphony for "RVA: Live!" Sept. 23. Read more


Once again, Egghunt Records introduces Richmond to an innovative sound, with the debut of “And How!” by one-man band Minor Poet. Read more

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Suzie and the G-Tones perform a Sgt. Pepper tribute, July 29 at The Tin Pan. Read more


Richmond musician, DJ and author Michael “Mikemetic” Williams releases his first volume of thought-provoking, community-conscious poetry, "Hood Haiku." Read more


RVATRACK film collective captures rising local artists and documents Richmond’s evolving music scene. Read more


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