RVA’s four piece jazzy instrumental group Butcher Brown wants everyone to get into the holiday spirit.
Friday Cheers’ incredible line-up continues tonight with one of the more unique bands of the 31st season of the Brown’s Island s
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Saturday, May 2, 3 PM
RVA Noise Fest IV, feat. Mutwawa, Coteries, Predation, SB & C, Scant + IGM, Flesh Control, Yohimbe, Subklinik, Cristal, Daggering, Richard Ripper, Golden Retriever, Broadcastatic, Brown Piss, Crack Bytch, Floodbeast, Dyrt, Fake Object, Creeping, Yoga Demon, ENE, Ting Ting Jahe, Cecelia, Toner War, The New Loft, Negative Space, Thieves Of Shiloh, 10-56, War Anus, SARS, Lacanthrope, Blue Nine, Le Bron, France Gall Entity, Alpha Decay, BSK @ Strange Matter – Free!
It’s time for your fourth annual dose of total noise overload, as this Saturday RVA Noise Fest IV takes over Strange Matter for nearly 12 hours.
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During last night’s Grammy Awards, California rapper Kendrick Lamar took home two awards, for Best Rap Song and Best Rap Performance, for his single “I”. The single is based around the instrumental hook from classic Isley Brothers single “That Lady,” but does not actually feature a sample from that song. Instead, Lamar hired a band to re-record the song’s instrumental part in the studio–and one of the members of that band was RVA’s own Keith Askey, guitarist for Butcher Brown.
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Saturday, January 31, 9 PM
Evan Dando, Sara Johnston, Long Arms @ The Camel – $15 in advance/$18 day of show (order tickets HERE)
Some might say this recommendation is pure nostalgia–and listen, I get that. It’s been nearly a decade since Evan Dando has released any new original material, either as a solo artist or as the frontman for his longtime band The Lemonheads. But isn’t there something to be said for celebrating the classic, timeless work of a truly great American singer-songwriter?
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Saturday, December 27, 8 PM
Butcher Brown, Avers, Sam Reed Syndicate @ The Camel – $7
The week between Christmas Eve and New Year’s Eve is always going to be a bit of a weird one, due to traveling, family functions, weird work hours, traffic, etc. But writing this week off as a total loss for live music would be a big mistake.
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