Grassroots reggae-rock band Rebelution have mastered the art of conveying deep emotion to its listeners through tempo, mode and melody. Their positive, passionate and inspirational music crosses several genres and has attracted fans from all walks of life.
Some months ago, as the cloud of smoke and dust began to settle, a wounded but breathing Radio Rubber Room brushed itself off, packed up its shit, and moved onward, the Republic in its wake. That is a bit overdramatic, but there is a nice tale of perseverance surrounding this benevolent entity, and the people that struggle to keep its gears turning.
Sunday, February 16, 7 PM
Into It. Over It., The World Is A Beautiful Place And I Am No Longer Afraid To Die, A Great Big Pile Of Leaves, Sundials @ Strange Matter - $10 in advance/$12 at the door (order tickets here: https://intoit.eventbrite.com)
If you're not yet on the "emo revival" bandwagon, this show should be enough to convince you.
A petition hoping to sway Mayor Dwight Jones into turning the GRTC Bus Depot on Main St. (current home of the RVA Street Art Fest) into a space for Richmond's creative class has started to gain steam.
We all know Les Claypool's work, at the very least, from his extensive history as the leader of alt-funk pioneers Primus--but that's only the beginning of all the craziness Claypool's gotten up to over the years. From prog experimentation (Oysterhead) to creative jam-band covers (Les Claypool's Fearless Flying Frog Brigade) and straight up thrash metal (Blind Illusion), it seems like Claypool's pretty much done it all.
Jake Greenbaum and Chris Haynie's journey from amateur mycologists to business owners has shown them that not all art has a finite start or finish.
One guy is hoping you will, and he's placed his bets on a craigslist post.
Ladies and gentlemen, rock and roll! After our tremendous success with the 2013 RVA Magazine End Of The World Readers Poll, we've decided to take things up a notch in 2014 with our first-ever RVA Video Music Awards!
UPDATE 02/10/14: Richmond Mural Project Kickstarter Announced! The official press release has come from Art Whino, here is the excerpt below…