Favorite

Event Pick: “Midnight in the GWARden of New Year’s Evil” at the National 

click to enlarge night52_gwar.jpg
Few bands have been through the good, the bad and the ugly of life in the music business more than Gwar. It’s endured the deaths of members, crushing poverty, epic internal and external struggles and the smug indifference of music elitists. Despite it all, Gwar stubbornly and defiantly continues to infect mankind with its pestilent seed. The group will spew in the new year on Thursday, Dec. 31, at the National. Featuring original, Beefcake bassist Michael Bishop in his new role as Gwar’s master of ceremonies, Blöthar, the Hopewell native with a doctorate in music from University of Virginia also will perform with his criminally underappreciated ’90s group, Kepone. Richmond metal group Occultist and Guns N Roses tribute act Rocket Queen round out the bill. Doors open for this orgy of wrongness at 6:30 p.m. $30-$35. thenationalva.com.
Favorite

Comments

Subscribe to this thread:

Add a comment

  • Re: A Hip-Hop Historian Takes on Richmond

    • I did a Documentary on Hip Hop in CENTRAL Va. Mr Kasonovich knows about it…

    • on June 21, 2017
  • Re: Architecture Review: A Post Office Restoration on West Broad Raises the Bar for Historic Renovation in Richmond

    • I've been admiring this building, and I'm glad to learn more about it. I wish…

    • on June 21, 2017
  • Re: The 13 Most Haunted Places in Richmond

    • Altria Theater..I was doing a bride's makeup there for her bridal portraits. It was during…

    • on June 19, 2017
  • More »
  • Latest in Night and Day

    More by Chris Bopst

    Copyright © 2017 Style Weekly
    Richmond's alternative for news, arts, culture and opinion
    All rights reserved
    Powered by Foundation