Giving thanks for silent films at the Byrd

Silent Music Revival organizer Jameson Price and his band Lobo Marino perform the soundtrack to a silent film for #GiveThanksRVA’s event celebrating the Byrd Theatre

Live music in October: Brian Wilson, X Ambassadors, Return of the Living Dead Bands Part VII

Some of the great things coming to Richmond this month include the Field of Dreams Fest, Gladys Knight and the O’Jays, an original Beach Boy, and this little thing called the Richmond Folk Festival.

Live music in September: Pokey LaFarge and Gin Blossoms

Get ready people! September is here and this month’s live music pleasures include bands returning to Balliceaux, Positive No releasing a new album, and the Gin Blossoms bringing the 90s to town.

Pride in our bands: The music of PrideFest 2015

Richmond celebrates its LGBT community with PrideFest 2015 taking place on Brown’s Island Saturday, Sept. 12. This year, PrideFest is featuring some international superstars including American Idol finalist Rayvon Owen and Dumblonde.

Live music in Richmond this August: WRIR’s Commonwealth of Notions

Spotify, Rdio, they’re all well and good, but did you know that bands are composed of real live people who sometimes allow you to witness the in-person making of their music? We’re as surprised as you!

Shannon Cleary and RVA’s commonwealth of awesome music

Musician, writer, and WRIR radio host Shannon Cleary presents the fifth annual installment of his popular live-music series, WRIR and the Commonwealth of Notions Presents, a multi-day event featuring more than 20 local bands performing across the city.

Live music in July: Delta Rae, Tallest Man on Earth

July is full of music in Richmond, including a July 4th celebration at Hardywood, live bands scoring silent films, bands duking it out to play at Lockn’, and much more.

Missing you, Fall Line Fest

The all-volunteer-run music, arts, and food festival is no more, at least temporarily. Andrew Cothern mourns its absence, and remembers all the good things it did for the city.

Live music in June: Horsehead record release and Tim Barry

This month is crazy with live shows including the rest of Friday Cheers, St. Vincent, Horsehead releasing “Casual Dracula,” John Mellencamp, and RVA Playlist celebrating five years.

RVA Playlist 5th anniversary spotlight

In five years, Jonathan Vassar, Goldrush, and No BS! Brass Band have become major music forces in Richmond’s music scene.

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