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Chappell Roan Show: Less Concert, More Pink-Powered Pride Party

Driving down the business district toward Brown's Island on Thursday evening, there was nothing but a sea of pink—pink dresses, pink overalls, pink cowboy hats, pink glitter, pink rhinestones, pink everything. Anyone who didn't know better might have quietly wondered...

Paul Oakenfold is Playing Richmond. Here is my FanBoy Interview!

Paul Oakenfold's career spans over 30 years, during which he has elevated and shaped electronic music, including being listed as the #1 DJ in the world multiple times. I came to know Oakenfold through BBC Radio 1 and the popular Global Underground series. The first...

Spotlight on Luxxienne: A New Wave of Photography in Richmond

Say hello to Lucienne Nghiem, known in the digital world as luxxienne, a Richmond-based photographer, whose artistry is painting the town in shades of dream-pop and disco. Lucienne has transformed her passion into a full-time endeavor, infusing her work with a...

From Band Life to Big Dreams: Wes Parker’s Solo Journey

The name Wes Parker had been appearing on my radar for many weeks, and he seemed like the new kid on the block to talk to. Parker in 2024 alone had released two new singles, the second one by the name “Annie Moore” with a video to accompany it, and then with another...

The Kids Are Alright: Cristian Espinoza’s Street Life Photos

Cristian Espinoza has been capturing the essence of youth street life for some time, and his film photography provides a raw, authentic look into the underground and art culture of the DMV area. We had the opportunity to send him a few questions. R. Anthony Harris:...

Golden Shoals, Ten Pound Snail & Kidz At Play: Sound Check

Friday Cheers may be taking a bye week, but that doesn't mean that there's any shortage of music in our fair city. This weekend Golden Shoals take over Get Tight Lounge for a wonderful outdoor evening of string band music, Ten Pound Snail are loading up the Broadberry...

Under the Richmond Sky: Friday Cheers 2024 Kickoff Photos

We covered the country twang kickoff of Friday Cheers' new season on Brown's Isle in Downtown Richmond and was treated to a truly magical evening. The event, captured through the lens of local photographer Noah Autry, featured stirring performances by Bella White and Colby T. Helms. Here's a glimpse into the night with a selection of...

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Friday Cheers Kickoff photos of Bella White and Colby T Helms by Noah Autry for RVA Magazine 2024

It’s Back! And We’ve got Your Friday Cheers 2024 Lineup

It's that time of year again! The weather is warming up, the sun is setting after 7:00 PM, so that can only mean one thing: it's Spring. My favorite time of year when the weather is perfect, the trees are blooming, and hope and revival float through the air along with the pleasant aromas of sprouting flowers. Music lovers know what Spring...

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Friday Cheers 202 -Announcement by Andrew Bonieskie_RVA Magazine