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Pop star Zella Day on her resourceful sound & feminist outlook before tonight's show at The National

As exciting and eclectic as pop music is becoming in this day and age, it's still uncomplicated to be able to track the careers of young artists just starting out in the genre.

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July shows at The Broadberry

This month's lineup at The Broadberry is packed with a well-rounded and diverse schedule of musicians and bands and other cool events. Check out the upcoming shows below:

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July shows at The Camel

It's the beginning of the month which means a whole new round of shows at local venues. Here are the upcoming shows for July at The Camel:

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Firefly Music Festival 2016: A RVA Magazine Review (Part 3)

For our final installment of this year's Firefly Music Festival, we look at the performances from some of Sunday's headliners and smaller acts including Elle

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Firefly Music Festival 2016: A RVA Mag review (Part 2)

Continuing on with our coverage of the massive Firefly Music Festival that took place in Dover, Delaware two weekends ago, we look at the two major days of t

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Join/Die fest brings touring and local noise acts to multiple venues over Independence Day weekend

A Richmond music festival is looking to create a lot of noise starting this Independence Day weekend – with noise music, no less.

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Firefly Music Festival 2016: A RVA Mag review (Part 1)

Thousands descended upon Dover, Delaware Wed., June 14th to live among The Woodlands and soak up four day’s worth of music, art, and camaraderie, in the city's annual festival, READ MORE

Local punk band Doll Baby deliver heavy, raucous debut EP, ‘Polliwog’

Richmond band Doll Baby recently released their first EP this month, Polliwog, and it’s a blast. The three-track EP may be short, but it’s an assuring sign of great things to come from this talented local band.

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RVA's indie sensation Lucy Dacus signs with Matador Records

For Richmond singer/songwriter Lucy Dacus, the past few months have likely flown by, as success has emerged quickly and excessively from the release of her debut album, No Burden, which dropped in February. She’s been reviewed by big music publications, been booked for big name festivals like SXSW and the famed Lollapalooza, and is even going overseas to play the End of the Road Festival in England. But even with all that, she’s reached another milestone of success: she has just signed with Matador Records.

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RVA's The Southern Belles to end First Fridays residency at The Camel

Seeing your favorite performers in town play on a regular basis at a certain place makes one feel as if you know the band personally, builds a special connection, and bridges the gap between musician and fan. The bands also have a place to call home with these local residencies and build up a local following.

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Sound of Music Studios celebrates 20 years of A/V production with wide view of Richmond music scene

Over the past two decades, the engineers at Sound of Music Studios have set a Richmond standard for producing major label records, internationally acclaimed films, and live in-studio performances.

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Song Premiere: RVA psych/grunge group BANDREW share 'Wondering If' off debut album

Psychedelic/grunge band BANDREW made up of all the Andrews in RVA, well maybe not all, but three of the coolest Andrews we know anyway, have been steadily working on some new tunes for us.

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M83’s synth-driven sounds combined with a starry light show make for a stellar performance at The National

It’s been years since M83 has played a show in Richmond. Surely some feared that the band could have possibly gotten rusty after being away for so long. After all, the band has only just released their most recent release, Junk, their seventh studio album, and have been mostly silent since 2013, leaving plenty of time for stagnation.

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Plan 9 to host Beatles collectibles show/sale this weekend

Get ready to scream, it's Beatles mania this weekend in Carytown.

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French electronic band M83 to bring their ambient dream pop to The National this Sunday

French electronic band M83 are on tour this summer to promote their newly released album, Junk, bringing their massive ambient sound with them to Richmond on June 12th at The National.

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RVA lo-fi pop musician Pete Curry drops new EP, 'Doin Nothin’ just in time for summer

In case you didn’t notice the great weather as of late, summer is officially here, and local musician Pete Curry released his second EP, Doin’ Nothin’, on Monday to set the tone for it. If you don’t do anything this summer, at the very least give this new release a listen.

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Camp Howard's live performance from A Good Day in RVA at Hardywood

For the last three years the good people behind A Good Day in RVA have brought together multiple bands, often times underrepresented music from around the city to play for a one day festival.

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Richmond Folk Festival announces first round of performers

The Richmond Folk Festival, the city's biggest and most popular festival that brings together one of the most diverse and vast musical lineups every year, has announced its initial round of performers for this year's festival.

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Norfolk's LAVA Fest brushed doubt aside & soared on the back of local acts & RVA favorites

Driving to O'Connor Brewery on Saturday for the second annual LAVA Festival, I found myself overcome with a sense of nervous excitement about the event. Excitement of course because of live music from a good variety of acts, many I knew were going to be nothing short of brilliant on stage, but nervous because I truly didn't know what to expect from the festival's second installment.

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RVA's Dharma Bombs fuse folk, blues, and swing in raucous new EP

Richmond Appalachian folk band Dharma Bombs don't quite look exactly the way they sound.

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