Saturday, August 1, 9 PM
ANIMAL Presents Home Body, Toxic Moxie, Skirts, DJ Connie Sue @ Strange Matter – $8
ANIMAL’s pretty great, you guys.
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Saturday, June 20, 5 PM
Horsehead’s Casual Dracula Release Party, feat. Horsehead, 6 String Drag @ Hardywood – Free!
[Yeah, I know, this column is two days late. I made it a year and a half without ever missing a week, so please cut me a slight break on this one…–Drew]
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Maybe it’s Gabe Lozpez’s belly, or John Sizemore’s beard – but this cover of Taylor Swift’s “Shake it Off” is what I’m going to start sending people when they ask what the music scene in RVA is like.
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Friday, February 27, 6 PM
Winter Apocalypse Festival 2, Day One: Ramlord, Scuzz, Autarch, MSD
Saturday, February 28, 6 PM
Winter Apocalypse Festival 2, Day Two: Young And In The Way, Neutron Rats, Vomit Stain, Braincell, 45 AD, Unnerve
@ Strange Matter – $10
I love it when Strange Matter does shows like this–huge multi-day extravaganzas full of brutal bands from all around the country who come together to rip everyone’s faces off.
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“The bus leaves at 6pm SHARP,” was what I was told about our trip to Virginia Moonwalker for LadyGod’s EP release show. Little did I know, I was about to be swept up into a creative whirlwind for the rest of the night.
Thursday, October 9, 9 PM
Bad Grrrl Records Birthday Party, feat. White Laces, Heavy Midgets, New Turks, Tungs @ Strange Matter – $5
If you genuinely care about the Richmond music scene–and I assume you do if you’re bothering to read this–you definitely need to be at Strange Matter tomorrow. This isn’t just the show of the week but clearly the show of the month, and possibly the show of the year.
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