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Sound Check: Fighting Gravity, DIIV, Oddisee, and Upchuck

It is a fantastic week to get lost in music. The docket for this week is looking like nothing but refreshing and fulfilling tunes, absolutely what I need to combat the mood this ungodly and violent heat has presented to our pacifist city. With this lineup there is a...

Chandler, Los Malcriados, & Flight Club: Sound Check

Hello RVA! This weekend the city is going to be popped and packing with some big bills with bigger acts. It is prime time to see the incredibly diverse talent the city is currently providing, along with some exciting out of town acts thrown into the mix. My name is...

Photos From the Strawberry Moon Show at The Camel

Photographer Benjamin Lahoussine captured a killer set by powerhouse shredder punks Strawberry Moon the other weekend at The Camel. Known for their high-energy performances and raw, unapologetic sound, Strawberry Moon delivered. Here are the photos for those that...

Sam Barber, Grails & Burns Burly west: Sound Check

A wild and varied week it will be, with concert goers having to pick their sound of choice this weekend. Down on the Friday Cheers stage comes a rotation of country and folk artists headlined by the increasingly popular sound of Sam Barber, backed up by Jake Kohn and...

3 Bands, 3 Words: Ratfight, Psyop & Cardiel at Cobra Cabana

The night is started off by one of Richmond's newest and proudest quadruplets, Ratfight. I ask the tattooed and mustachioed singer Colter Smalley for a word on their performance. "Fuck," he gives me simply. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QWR6-Tgj-YI The group rings...

Photos from the Baroness & Ruby the Hatchet Show

Over the weekend, The Broadberry in Richmond was electrified by powerful performances from Baroness along with Ruby The Hatchet and Final Gasp. The bands delivered a night of heavy rock, leaving the crowd energized and buzzing. Here are the photos for those that...

You Voted And Here We Go! the Richmond Music of Right Now in 2024

Thank you to everyone who participated in our voting this year. It's our first time compiling such a catalog, and it's truly been great to see the enthusiastic response with so many votes and shares. Also, we can't help but admire the incredible talent in our community. Musicians and artists are not only showcasing their own work but are also...

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The Richmond Music of Right Now 2024, photo by Duncan Shaffer

The Return of DayDream Fest! What to Expect This Year

In a city teeming with musical talent, it's only right that the festival scene should reflect this incredible diversity. This year, the DayDream Fest 2023 at Main Line Brewery on May 28th - 29th takes center stage once again, promising an intoxicating blend of genres and a DIY, grassroots spirit that sets it apart from its contemporaries. The...

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Your Guide To ‘Something In The Water’ Festival This Weekend!

As the eagerly-awaited Something In The Water Festival triumphantly returns to Virginia Beach this weekend, attendees can look forward to a smorgasbord of high-energy music, interactive activities, and culinary delights. From April 28th to April 30th, the Oceanfront, stretching from 4th to 15th streets, will morph into a vibrant paradise for...

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Something In The Water 2023 by Pharrell

Rock & Roll Paternity Ward: An Interview with Tim & Neko

I first saw Tim Beavers II and Nekoro Williams perform 7 years ago in the Summer of 2016. I had recently moved to Richmond to attend Virginia Commonwealth University, and having been in the city less than a week, and freshly 18 years old, I was itching for a sense of freedom. Teaming up with a friend from high school who also recently moved...

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