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RVA Mag’s Black Friday Richmond Music Video Roundup

We get sent a lot of music videos by local groups here at RVA Mag. And of course, since we are always trying to keep track of what’s happening in the local music scene, we stumble across a whole bunch of videos on our own time. The result is an ever-growing list of...

RVA Shows You Must See This Week November 23 – November 29

FEATURED SHOW Saturday, November 26, 8 PM Holy Roller (Photo by Joey Wharton), Chris Leggett & The Copper Line, Drew Foust @ The Camel - $12 in advance, $15 day of show (order tickets HERE) That extended end-of-year season known as "The Holidays" has officially...

Noise, Cosplay, and Body Horror: The Rise Of ROTWL

In my role as the general tracker of upcoming shows in and around the Richmond area, I hear about a whole lot of bands that are active in Virginia -- sometimes from the moment they play their very first show. Over the past eight years of show-column-writing, I've seen...

Strumming in the Underground: Richmond’s House Show Scene

Sometime in late 2018 I was at a house show to see one of my favorite local bands, Plastic Nancy. There must have been over a hundred people packed into a tiny living room, with bodies spilling into the kitchen and outside onto the back deck. Sweat and smoke mixed...

Vision Video: 80s Postpunk With A Modern Flair

Anyone who loves post punk or any other kind of alternative music can vividly tell you how it felt the first time that they heard a song written in that vein. The first time that they heard The Cure or Joy Division, or the first time that they heard the end trails of...

Singer Songwriter Casey Graham And Midlife Pilot

Casey Graham continues to evolve as a singer songwriter and his current project Midlife Pilot is one of my favorite things happening in Richmond, VA right now. Throw in the mix in his outstanding concert photography and music video work and you have a creative machine...

RVA Shows You Must See This Week: 12/21-12/27

It might be the holidays, but there's still plenty of great live music this week - check out the list below: Strange Matter Locals Only Year-End Bash (Days 2 and 3) Wednesday, December 21, 8 PM Abomination In Conflict With Mechanical Death, Crucial Rip, Mangalitsa, Paint Store, High Canyon Thursday, December 22, 8 PM Voarm, Cruelsifix,...

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RVA Shows You Must See This Week: 12/14/16-12/20/16

Check out this week's must see shows below... Check out this week's must see shows below... FEATURED SHOW(S) Punks For Presents 2016, Nights 2 thru 4 Thursday, December 15, 7 PM Operation Icy, Screeching Reindeer, Unsung (Carols) @ Gallery 5 – $8 ($5 w/canned food donation) Friday, December 16, 8 PM Sick Toys, Imaginary Toys, Dearsanta @...

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RVA Shows You Must See This Week: 12/7/16-12/13/16

Check out this week's must see shows below... Check out this week's must see shows below... FEATURED SHOW Friday, December 9, 7:30 PM Reverend Horton Heat, Nashville Pussy, Unknown Hinson, Lucky Tubb & The Modern Day Troubadours @ The National – $19.50 in advance/$23 day of show (order tickets HERE) Most of the punk rock shows that...

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RVA Shows You Must See This Week: 11/30-12/6

Another round of 'Shows you must see this week' - FEATURED SHOW Saturday, December 3, 9 PM Another round of 'Shows you must see this week' - FEATURED SHOW Saturday, December 3, 9 PM Weak Wrists, Magnus Lush, .gif From God, Brandon Hurtado, Cremains @ 25 Watt – $3-5 suggested donation I’m excited for this. Here’s the...

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RVA shows you must see this week: 11/16-11/22

Check out this week's 'must see shows': Check out this week's 'must see shows': FEATURED SHOW Wednesday, November 16, 8 PM Samiam, Park Sparrows, Sea Of Storms @ Strange Matter – $18 in advance/$20 day of show (order tickets HERE) Now I know what you’re thinking. “Two weeks in a row in which the featured show is happening the...

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RVA Shows You Must See This Week: 11/10-11/15

Here's what you shouldn't miss this week, no matter how the election has got you feeling. Thursday, November 10, 8 PM Drive By Truckers, Kyle Craft @ The National – $23 in advance/$28 at the door (order tickets HERE) You know what’s great? The Drive-By Truckers are not only coming to Richmond but will be taking up residence at The National for...

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RVA shows you must see this week: 11/2-11/8

FEATURED SHOW Friday, November 4, 6 PM (Top image) FEATURED SHOW Friday, November 4, 6 PM (Top image) First Friday at Gallery 5, feat. Andrew H. Shirley’s Wasteland2, Slug & Lettuce Zine Retrospective, and music from Dumb Waiter, Unstoppable Death Machines, Toward Space @ Gallery 5 – Free! Am I the only one who has noticed just...

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RVA Shows You Must See This Wk: 2/24 – 3/1

FEATURE SHOW Friday, February 26, 5 PM Good Day RVA presents Clair Morgan video release, feat. Victorious Trees, GT @ Hardywood - Free! I've been really impressed with Good Day RVA lately. FEATURE SHOW Friday, February 26, 5 PM Good Day RVA presents Clair Morgan video release, feat. Victorious Trees, GT @ Hardywood - Free! I've been really...

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