The folks from Day by Day have come a long way since their time in RVA.
“I used to be nasty about it. I used to be like: it’s a tribute band,” said Kelli Strawbridge, leader and James Brown role-player in The Big Payback, when asked the obtuse question, "What is it like to be in a cover band?"
Lightfields has been hanging around the fringes of the Richmond scene for a few years now, constantly tweaking their sound while going through a number of lineup changes. However, things appear to have solidified for the local quintet, and the maturation that's occurred is obvious on new single "Junior."
Colorado's Late Night Radio will be bringing his soulful, hip hop-infused electronic grooves to RVA on Tuesday, April 8. He'll be performing at the RVA Theatre (formerly known as The Hat Factory), introducing the city to the tripped-out electro-soul sounds he explored on last fall's full-length debut, Far Into The Night.
With what appears to be a lot less fan fare this year, Google's 2014 April fools joke (at least one of them) is incredibly awesome if you're a giant nerd.
Prepare for a double dose of Iron Reagan this week. Not only will the hardcore/punk/metal band be playing in Richmond on Wednesday, but they are also releasing a free EP!
I've been pretty open in the past about my love for tacos, which has even led to me attempting a column about tacos around RVA (I swear I'm going to do another episode soon). My love is not discriminating--it definitely extends to even the most generic mass-market version of tacos. Plus, I spent most of a decade as a member of a touring punk band, so of course I've eaten a ton of Taco Bell in my time.
RVA Magazine and Gallery 5 have reached our mutual 9th anniversary, and we want to spend it with you!
The Princess Bride is one of those movies that gets better every time you watch it--which is why we've all seen it a million times. But you've never seen it like this!