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Innsbrook After Hours Concert series every Wednesday through Aug. 21. Tonight, Dwight Yoakam performs with the Reverb Rockets at 6:30 at Innsbrook Pavilion. $10. Directions and info at innsbrookafterhours.com.

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Barefoot Puppets during a puppet show. Learn about the story of a tortoise found in the Galapagos, 10 a.m. at the West End Library, 5420 Patterson Ave. Or, at 2 p.m. see a show featuring Aboriginal folktales from Australia at the Westover Hills Library. 1408 Westover Hills Blvd. Both free. barefootpuppets.com.

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Alley Katz Voodoo Glow Skulls.

Babe's Karaoke, weekly, free.

Bogart's Back Room Ground Zero (jungle, deep house, drum 'n' bass), weekly, 10 p.m. $3.

Bootscooters Open mic night, weekly, 8-11 p.m., free.

Boulevard Deli Keith Frank & The Soileau Zydeco Band, dance lesson at 7 p.m., show at 8 p.m., $7.

Break Time Sports Bar Brent Small, weekly, 8:30 p.m., free.

Cabo's Corner Bistro Lawrence Olds Trio (jazz/swing), weekly, 9 p.m.

Caddy's Karaoke, weekly, free.

Café Diem Gary Gerloff and Band Diem, 9:30 p.m., free.

Cary St. Cafe Groundscore.

Chugger's The 9:55 Club comedy show, weekly, free.

The Hard Shell RPF Music (jazz), weekly, 7-9 p.m., free.

Joey's Open mic night, weekly, 8 p.m.

Medley's Dwayne Cabaniss and Ed Maset (acoustic blues), weekly.

Nine-Twenty-Nine Café 30 Day Warranty, Ad Astra, Vindication, No On 15.

Out Of Bounds Dirty Ol' Soul, weekly, 10:30 p.m., free.

Paysanne Janet Martin, weekly, 9 p.m.

Poe's Pub Mr. Roper (alt. rock), 10 p.m., $4.

Rare Olde Times Princess Complex, weekly, 8:30 p.m., free.

Richie's Pacific Grill Juan Prophet Organization with Special Ed & Short Bus Blue Grass Band.

Sharky's Bar & Billiard The Wrest with Pat O'Brien, weekly, 9:30 p.m.

Shenanigans Old-time music jam session, weekly, 7 p.m.

Sideline Café Open mic with Kirk of the Guitar Brothers, weekly, free.

Sin é Splinter, 8:30 p.m., free.

Surfish Station Hayes Elverston Band (acoustic pop), weekly, 9:30 p.m., free.

Tobacco Company The Speakeasys, 9 p.m., free.

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Aviation Lecture Col. Paul M. Kelly, commander of the second Battalion 224th Aviation Regiment, discusses peacekeeping in Bosnia and Herzegovina at 7 p.m. at the Virginia Aviation Museum. 5701 Huntsman Road. Free. 236-3622.

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Big Gig Ban Caribe performs at noon at the James Center. 901 E. Cary St. At 12:05 and 5:30 p.m., catch organ recitals by James S. Darling at Centenary United Methodist Church. 411 E. Grace St. Glennroy & Company perform a "Neighborhood Concert" at 7 p.m. at Abner Clay Park. All concerts free. downtownpresents.org.

Jumpin' Concert series every Thursday through Aug. 29. Tonight, Martires del Compas and the Latin Ballet of Virginia perform from 6:30-9 p.m. in the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts Sculpture Garden. 2800 Grove Ave. 21 and older. $10. 340-1400.

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Barefoot Puppets See a show featuring Aboriginal folktales from Australia at 10 a.m. at the Broad Rock Library. 4820 Warwick Road. Or, see the show at 3 p.m. at the East End Library. 2414 R St. Both free. barefootpuppets.com.

Festival of Arts Richmond Recreation presents "Bad Seed," a play by Maxwell Anderson, at 8:30 p.m. on the Dogwood Dell main stage. Byrd Park. Through Saturday. Free. dogwooddell.org.

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Alley Katz Day by Day, 9 p.m., $5.

Ashland Coffee & Tea Damien Wolfe, $5.

Awful Arthur's West End: Karaoke, weekly, free.

Beefeaters The Guitar Brothers, 7:30 p.m., free.

Bogart's Back Room Artist Showcase/Soul Party: an open-mic soul/hip-hop showcase, weekly, 9 p.m., $5.

Bootscooters Karaoke, weekly, 8-11 p.m.

Bottoms Up Karaoke, weekly, 9 p.m., free.

Brandermill Inn Karaoke with Stevie Ray Braun, weekly.

Break Time Sports Bar Brent Small, weekly, 8:30 p.m., $2.

Cabo's Corner Bistro Ashby Anderson (jazz piano), weekly, 6-8 p.m.; C.C. and Company (variety/dance), weekly, 9 p.m.

Caddy's Karaoke, weekly, free.

Chopstix Wax Museum with DJ Thread, special tonight: art/graffiti expo with Can Controllers, weekly, 10 p.m., $2.

Crossroads Open-mic night with Michelle Saud featuring Rize, weekly, free.

The Hard Shell Keith Willingham Trio (jazz), weekly, 7-9 p.m., free.

Lightfoots Johnny Houston & the Legends, weekly, 8 p.m., free.

Main St. Beer Co. Mister Green, 9-10:30 p.m.; Driftwood, 10:30 p.m.

Matt's Village Pub and Comedy Club Open-mic-night, weekly, 8:30 p.m., free.

Medley's Restaurant & Blues Bar Smokin' Section's open jam, weekly, free.

Mulligan's Sports Grille South Side: karaoke, weekly, free.

Nine-Twenty-Nine Café Planes Mistaken For Stars, Praita, The Break.

Poe's Pub Randy Perkins (solo acoustic), 9 p.m., $5.

Rare Olde Times Uisce Beatha (Irish), weekly, 8:30 p.m., free.

Red Oak Café Open stage, weekly, free.

Richie's Pacific Grill Descriptive Phrase.

Sauce at the Pizza Place Frequency party, weekly, 9:30 p.m., $3-$5.

Sharky's Bar & Billiard Pat O'Brien, weekly, 9 p.m.

Sin é Splinter, 8:30 p.m., free.

Southern Culture Chez Roue, weekly, free.

Tobacco Company Jangling Reinharts, 9 p.m., free.

Visions Dance Club Karaoke, weekly, 7:30 p.m., free.

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Big Gig The Soul Providers perform at noon at the James Center. 901 E. Cary St. At 12:05 and 5:30 p.m., Tom Marshall gives organ recitals at Centenary United Methodist Church. 411 E. Grace St. Swingtime performs "Music in the Garden" at 7 p.m. at Westminster Canterbury. 1600 Westbrook Ave. All concerts free. downtownpresents.org.

Friday Cheers This concert series runs every Friday through Aug. 30. Tonight, Bio Ritmo and opener Oregon Hill Funk All Stars perform from 6-9:30 p.m. on Brown's Island. Free. fridaycheers.org.

Fridays at Sunset Concert series every Friday through Aug. 16. Tonight, Michael Franks performs at 6 at Kanawha Plaza downtown. 8th and Cary streets. $10. fridaysatsunset.com.

Guitar & Other Strings Series Blue Highway, featuring Jason Burleson, Rob Ickes, Shawn Lane, Tim Stafford and Wayne Taylor, performs at 8 p.m. in the Vlahcevic Hall, VCU Performing Arts Center. 922 Park Ave. $15. 828-1166.

Hot and Heavy in July Nine local and regional hard-rock bands try to rock the roof off the Innsbrook Pavilion during the next three Fridays. This week: Malachite, NBD, Another Pretty Face and Seth. Gates open at 6:30. Admission: $5. innsbrookafterhours.com.

Plan 9 Anniversary Celebrate this music store turning 21 with in-store performances by Devil's Workshop, Bio Ritmo, Modern Groove Syndicate, Jahvaquarium and Lake Trout from 2-7 p.m. 3012 W. Cary St. More performances Saturday and Sunday. Free. 353-9996.

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Festival of Arts Richmond Recreation presents "Bad Seed," a play by Maxwell Anderson, at 8:30 p.m. on the Dogwood Dell main stage. Byrd Park. Through Saturday. Free. dogwooddell.org.

Pine Camp Arts & Community Center During "The Prayer of Jabez," learn about an ancient boy's prayer at 7 p.m. 4901 Old Brook Road. Repeat performance Saturday. $10. 231-0321.

TheatreVirginia Enjoy plays written by high school students during "New Voices for the Theatre" at 8 p.m. Different presentations Saturday. 2800 Grove Ave. Free. 353-6161.

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Uptown Gallery "Land and Sea," works by Dare Boles and Art Markel, opens with a reception from 5-7:30 p.m. 1305 W. Main St. 353-8343.

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Alley Katz The Tripping Billies (Dave Matthews Band Tribute), 9 p.m., $5.

Arthur's The Horizon's Band.

Ashland Coffee & Tea The Taters, $7.

Bottom Line Sixer, Channel 43, 9:30 p.m.

Bottoms Up Acoustic night, weekly, 10 p.m., free.

Break Time Sports Bar Dynamite DJ's, weekly, 8:30 p.m., $3.

Buckingham Inn & Tavern The Guitar Brothers, 9 p.m., free.

Cabo's Corner Bistro Ashby Anderson (jazz), weekly, 6-8 p.m.; Janet Martin (acoustic), weekly, 9 p.m.

Canal Club Dishwalla, The Wil Seabrook Band, 8 p.m., $6.

Captain's Grill Live jazz, weekly, 8 p.m.-2 a.m., $7.

Comedy Alley ComedySportz, (improv shows), weekly, 7:30 and 10 p.m., $9-$10.

Comedy Zone Stand-up comedians, weekly, 8-9:30 p.m., $.

Frequency DJ Jeff McGrath, weekly, 10 p.m.

Greek Island Restaurant Jane Butler sings and plays jazz piano, weekly, 6-10 p.m., free.

Lightfoots The Captain of Magic 105.7, weekly, 8 p.m., $5.

Matt's Village Pub and Comedy Club Driftwood; weekly comedy show at 9 p.m.

Mulligan's Fan: Electric Bacon.

Nine-Twenty-Nine Café Further Seems Forever.

Paysanne Walter Bell & The Latin Jazz Unit, preproduction performances for songs on upcoming CD, weekly, 8:30 p.m.

Poe's Pub The Best Kind (alt. rock), 9:30 p.m., $5.

Rare Olde Times Andy, Cindy and Thensome (Irish folk), weekly, 8:30 p.m., free.

Richie's Pacific Grill Jazz jam session, weekly, $3.

Sam Miller's Live jazz, weekly, 9 p.m.

Sauce Friday night house music, Frequency with DJ Jeff McGrath, weekly.

Shenanigans Uppity Blues Woman Ann Rabson with Sheryl Warner, 8 p.m., $10.

Sin é Michael James and The Actual Facts, 9 p.m., free.

Tobacco Company Jimmy O-Band, 9 p.m., free.

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Book Signing J. Lee Gilbert signs copies of his recent books and leads a question and answer session on self-publishing, 1-5 p.m. at Barnes & Noble, Libbie Place.

Shockoe Tomato From 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., celebrate the tomato by participating in a beauty contest, watching a play and seeing musical performances at 17th Street Farmers' Market. 17th and Main streets. 646-0477 or 17thstreetfarmersmarket.com.

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Big Gig The "AT&T Hottest Weekend" features performances by Arturo Sandoval, Huey Dunbar, Timbason, Inner Vision, Kaswa and the Latin Ballet of Virginia with Martires del Compas at 1 p.m. on Brown's Island. At 6 p.m., Ras Mel Glover & Chris Whitman perform at the Canal Turning Basin. Both concerts free. downtownpresents.org.

Carbon Leaf Camp Out Carbon Leaf and the Jazz Mandolin Project perform to benefit The Richmond Whitewater Club and Homeward at 4 p.m. on Mayo Island. $15. 1-800-594-TIXX or carbonleafluau.com.

Festival of Arts Richmond Recreation presents "Bad Seed," a play by Maxwell Anderson, at 8:30 p.m. on the Dogwood Dell main stage. Byrd Park. Free. dogwooddell.org.

Gospel Concert Legend Fred Hammond performs at 7:30 p.m. at the Kingswood Amphitheatre, Paramount's Kings Dominion in Doswell. Free with $39.99 park admission. kingsdominion.com.

Plan 9 Anniversary Celebrate this music store turning 21 with in-store performances by J. Rawls, If/Then, Nat King Kong, Soft Complex, The Can Utility, Ki: Theory, Dragstrip Syndicate and Alabama Thunder Pussy from 1-8 p.m. 3012 W. Cary St. More performances Sunday. Free. 353-9996.

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Pine Camp Arts & Community Center During "The Prayer of Jabez," learn about an ancient boy's prayer at 7 p.m. 4901 Old Brook Road. $10. 231-0321.

TheatreVirginia Enjoy different presentations of plays written by high school students during the "New Voices for the Theatre" at 1 p.m. and 8 p.m. 2800 Grove Ave. Free. 353-6161.

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Crossroads Gallery A reception for "Trendy, True or Taboo: A Photographic Exhibit," which examines the boundaries of pop culture, takes place from 6-10 p.m. with Jazz by Quiet Steps Ensemble. Through Aug. 4. 2016 Staples Mill Road. 278-8950.

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Alley Katz Presh-us, True Zero Hook, Swift, Pyne, 9 p.m., $5.

Ashland Coffee & Tea Reverb Rockets, $5.

Bootscooters Nite Train, weekly, 8-11 p.m.

Break Time Sports Bar Tim Wade's karaoke, weekly, 8:30 p.m., $2.

Cabo's Corner Bistro Ashby Anderson (jazz piano), weekly, 6-8 p.m.

Canal Club Plunky & Oneness, 8:30 p.m.

Cary St. Cafe In Session with Three Quarter Squeegee.

Comedy Alley ComedySportz, (improv shows), weekly, 7:30 and 10 p.m., $9-$10.

Comedy Zone Stand-up comedians, weekly, 8-9:30 p.m., $.

Daddio's Swollen with Pojm, 8 p.m.

Fox & Hounds The Guitar Brothers, 9:30 p.m., $2.

Greek Island Restaurant Jane Butler sings and plays jazz piano, weekly, 6-10 p.m., free.

Matt's Village Pub and Comedy Club Waterline; weekly comedy shows at 8 p.m. and 11 p.m.

Mulligan's Fan: Naughty Little Monkey.

Poe's Pub George Winn and The Bluegrass Partners, 9 p.m., $4.

Rare Olde Times Andy, Cindy and Thensome (Irish folk), weekly, 8:30 p.m., free.

Richie's Pacific Grill Afterwards (jazz).

Sin é S & M Blues, 9 p.m., free.

Thai Room Martini Lounge party with Rick Danger.

Tobacco Company Jimmy O-Band, 9 p.m., free.

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Sweetwater Bryan Cox displays recent drawings in mixed media during a reception at 8 p.m. Hangs through Aug. 17. Laurel and Broad streets.

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Speech Re-enactment Each Sunday, enjoy an organ recital at 1:30 p.m., then Patrick Henry's "Give Me Liberty or Give Me Death" speech at 2 p.m. at St. John's Church. 2401 E. Broad St. Through Sept. 1. Donations accepted. 648-5015.

Walking Tour Explore different Richmond communities each Sunday on foot with a guide from the Richmond History Center. Through October. Call for details. $6-$7. 649-0711.

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Big Gig The "AT&T Hottest Weekend" continues with performances by Tito Puente Jr., Bio Ritmo and others at 1 p.m. on Brown's Island. Free. "Sunday Swing" features Stephanie Nakasian with The Hod O'Brien Trio at 2 p.m. at the Bolling Haxall House. 211 E. Franklin St. $5. At 7 p.m., The Boucan Brothers give a "Neighborhood Concert" at Forest Hill Park. Free. downtownpresents.org.

Festival of Arts The David Esleck Trio presents jazz in the style of Ellington and Evans at 7 p.m. on the Dogwood Dell main stage. Byrd Park. Free. dogwooddell.org.

Gospel Concert Legend Fred Hammond performs at 7:30 p.m. at the Kingswood Amphitheatre, Paramount's Kings Dominion in Doswell. Free with $39.99 park admission. kingsdominion.com.

Plan 9 Anniversary Celebrate this music store turning 21 with in-store performances by Sam Fisher, Emily Easterly, Regan, Used Carlotta, Julie Johnson and The Shiners from noon-5 p.m. 3012 W. Cary St. Free. 353-9996.

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Festival of Arts The School of the Performing Arts in the Richmond Community presents "On Broadway" as part of the Ha'Penny Children's Series at 2 p.m. and 4 p.m. on the Ha'Penny stage. Byrd Park. Free. dogwooddell.org.

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Bottoms Up Butterbean Jazz Quartet, weekly, 8 p.m., free.

Brandermill Inn Wendy and Raye, weekly, 3-7 p.m.

Break Time Sports Bar Tim Wade's karaoke, weekly, 8:30 p.m., free.

Caddy's Karaoke, weekly, free.

Fox & Hounds Vulnerable Jones, weekly.

Havana '59 Sunday Brunch with Havana Son (Bio Ritmo members), weekly, noon-2 p.m., free.

Nine-Twenty-Nine Café Brand New, Taking Back Sunday, Rufio.

Poe's Pub Jeff Grier Band, 8:30 p.m., $5.

Richie's Pacific Grill Ben Chambers & Friends.

Rock Falls Tavern Acoustic night with Kirk of The Guitar Brothers, weekly, 6-9 p.m., free.

Shenanigans Beach party with Steve "Mr. Beach" Leonard, weekly, 7 p.m.

Southern Culture Johnny Hott's Piedmont Souprize, weekly, free.

Swingers Anco with After the Fall, 10 p.m.

Visions Dance Club Shag and oldies party, weekly, 5:30 p.m., free.

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Big Gig The Kyle Davis Duo performs at noon at the Canal Turning Basin. Enjoy the sounds of Jim Dudley and the Chez Roue Orchette at 7 p.m. at the Wilton House Museum. 215 S. Wilton Road. Magical Puppet Creations perform for "Kids' Night Out" at 7 p.m. at Libby Hill Terrace. All free. downtownpresents.org.

Musical Mondays at Maymont Enjoy free performances on the Carriage House Lawn every Monday at 6:30 p.m. Through Aug. 26. Tonight's theme of "Dancing at Dusk" features the Barfield & Co. Dancers, Maymont animals and the Chesterfield Community Band. 1700 Hampton St. maymont.org.

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Bogart's Back Room The Devil's Workshop (jazz), weekly, 10 p.m., $3.

Cary St. Café Jahvaquarium, weekly, 9:30 p.m., free.

Chopstix Information Technology drum 'n' bass DJ show, weekly.

Fox & Hounds Kyle Davis, Rick Schaffer and Buster Bohannon, weekly, free.

Penny Lane Karaoke, weekly, free.

Shenanigans Amy Henderson (alt-rock), weekly, 7:30 p.m.

Surfish Station David Carter, weekly, 9 p.m.-1 a.m., free.

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Tuesday Night Movie "Dr. Strangelove, or How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb," tonight at Legend Brewing Company at 8:30. Movies run every Tuesday. 321 W. 7th St. 232-3446.

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Big Gig Gary Gerloff performs at noon at the Canal Turning Basin. Two "Neighborhood Concerts" begin at 7 p.m.: Soul Providers at Meadow Street Park and F.R.E.N.S. at Chimborazo Park. All free. downtownpresents.org.

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Barksdale Lunchtime Theatre The Richmond Playwrights Forum presents "Summer Shorts," four short plays about relationships, from noon-1 p.m. 1601 Willow Lawn Drive. Free. 740-7266.

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Ashland Coffee & Tea Alvin Youngblood Hart, $10 in advance, $12 at door.

Bottoms Up Music by Chris Lucas and a forum on spiritual issues, 6-7:30 p.m.

Cabo's Corner Bistro Ashby Anderson (jazz piano), weekly, 7 p.m., free.

Caddy's Karaoke, weekly, free.

Cary St. Café Modern Groove Syndicate, weekly, 9:30 p.m., $5.

Damon's Wendy Pace (acoustic), weekly, free.

Easy Street Pat O'Brien, weekly, 9:30 p.m.

The Hard Shell Terry Murphy Trio, weekly, 7-9 p.m., free.

Nine Twenty Nine Radio 4, The Reagan Democrats, 6 p.m. all ages; Trash Tuesdays DJ night (old-school punk) 10 p.m.-2 a.m., weekly, free.

Poe's Pub Kelly Mullen, 9 p.m., free.

Razzles Richmond Shag Club's intermediate shag dance lessons (free for members) and dance, weekly, 7 p.m.

Shenanigans Open mic with Tom "Teapot" Hailey, weekly, 7:30 p.m., free.

Sin é Michael James, 8:30 p.m., free.

Visions Dance Club Wendy and Ray, weekly, 8 p.m., free.



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