Tuesday, February 13, 2018

Virginia has a fantastic music scene!


Virginia, and Richmond especially, has an amazing music scene. It doesn’t matter what kind of music that you’re into, if you look for it, you will find it! There’s a ton of my favorite bands coming to town, or Virginia, and i’d like to share some of those with you guys. And honestly, if you’re just curious on what’s going on around #RVA, make sure to hit me up. I will probably have a ton of suggestions.




Railroad Earth: The National, Feb 22nd 8:00pm
Railroad Earth is a roots and Americana-based newgrass jam band from Stillwater, New Jersey. Their name was borrowed from the Jack Kerouac short story "October in the Railroad Earth." Wikipedia





Stephen Kellogg: The Tin Pan, Feb. 28th 8:00pm
Stephen Kellogg is an American singer-songwriter and former leader of Stephen Kellogg and the Sixers. Wikipedia


Indecision: The National, March 2nd, 8:00pm


Indecision's innovative music is a unique blend of rock, jazz, blues and extended jams complete with rich and complex lyrics. Facebook




Full Moon Fever: The Broadberry, March 2nd. 8:00pm
Full Moon Fever is America's premier Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers tribute band, bringing to life an energetic and ultra- realistic performance of the legendary rock band.




Eli Young Band: The National, March 3rd, 8:00pm
Eli Young Band is an American country music band composed of members who met while students at the University of North Texas in Denton, Texas: Mike Eli, James Young, Jon Jones, and Chris Thompson.Wikipedia




Skydog: A Tribute to the Allman Brothers Band: The Broadberry, March 4th, 8:00pm
Skydog was the nick name given to Duane Allman during his years as a Muscle Shoals session musician. In the wake of the 40th anniversary of The Allman Brothers Band, Skydog returns. This Richmond, VA powerhouse is quickly becoming one of the most sought after ABB tributes in the nation. These six seasoned musicians rekindle the spirit of the original ABB line up. Ticketfly



Marc Craig Cohn: The Tin Pan, March 14th, 6:00pm
Marc Craig Cohn is a Grammy Award-winning American folk rock singer-songwriter and musician best known for his song "Walking in Memphis" from his eponymous 1991 album. Wikipedia



Widespread Panic: MGM National Harbor, March 15, 16 & 17th. Lockn’ Festival, Aug 24th
Widespread Panic is an American rock band from Athens, Georgia. The current lineup includes guitarist/singer John Bell, bassist Dave Schools, drummer Duane Trucks, percussionist Domingo "Sunny" Ortiz, ...Wikipedia



Tony Bennett: Altria Theater, March 17th, 7:30pm
Anthony Dominick Benedetto (born August 3, 1926), known professionally as Tony Bennett, is an American singer of traditional pop standards, big band, show tunes, and jazz. He is also a painter, having created works under the name Anthony Benedetto that are on permanent public display in several institutions. Wikipedia



Anders Osborne: The Broadberry, March 17th, 8:00pm

Anders Osborne is an American singer and songwriter. Wikipedia


Lettuce: The National, March 28th, 7:30pm
Lettuce is a funk band that originated in Boston, Massachusetts in 1992. Its members consist of guitarists Eric Krasno and Adam "Shmeeans" Smirnoff, Nigel Hall, Adam Deitch, Erick "Jesus" Coomes, Ryan Zoidis, and partial-member Rashawn Ross. Wikipedia


The Trongone Band & The Vegabonds: The Broadberry, March 31st, 8:00pm
Rapidly gaining momentum with a sound that falls somewhere between southern Rock ‘n’ Soul and Americana Jam, The Trongone Band is turning heads and making an impact on the east coast music scene. Formed as a family and by brothers Andrew and Johnny with father John Sr. on bass, The Trongone Band enlisted much sought-after keyboardist Ben "Wolfe" White and quickly began packing various venues around Richmond, VA. Tickefly

Slippery When Wet: The Tin Pan, March 31st. 6:00pm
The Ultimate Bon Jovi Tribute was formed in 2003 by Jason Morey after answering many inquiries of “Are you Jon Bon Jovi?"

Sam Bush: The Broadberry, April 2nd, 7:00pm
Charles Samuel "Sam" Bush is an American bluegrass mandolin player considered an originator of the Newgrass style. Wikipedia


Kelsea Ballerini: The National, April 7th, 7:30pm
Kelsea Nicole Ballerini is an American country pop singer and songwriter. She is signed to Black River Entertainment, and released her first album The First Time in 2015. Her second album Unapologetically was released in 2017. Wikipedia







Pink!: John Paul Jones Arena, April 19th. 7:30pm
Alecia Beth Moore, known professionally as Pink, is an American singer, songwriter, dancer and actress. She was signed to her first reard label with original R&B girl group Choice in 1995. Wikipedia




Jackson Browne: Altria Theater, May 2nd. 7:30pm
Clyde Jackson Browne is an American singer-songwriter and musician who has sold over 18 million albums in the United States. Wikipedia

The Connells: The National, May 5th. 7:00pm
The Connells are an American band from Raleigh, North Carolina. They play a guitar-oriented, melodic, jangle pop style of rock music with introspective lyrics that reflect the American South. Wikipedia



Cowboy Junkies: Tin Pan, May 6th
Cowboy Junkies are a Canadian alternative country/blues/folk rock band. The group was formed in Toronto in 1985 by Margo Timmins, Michael Timmins, Peter Timmins and Alan Anton. Wikipedia

Agents of Good Roots: Infinity Downs Farm, August 23rd
Agents of Good Roots is an American rock band from Richmond, Virginia. The group formed in 1995 and toured heavily on college campuses in the middle of the decade. Wikipedia
























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