The Next Generation

The Next Generation

A look at some rising players in Richmond’s jazz scene.

Headed to Virginia Beach for Something in the Water Fest? Here's what to expect.

Plus unconfirmed rumors of Justin Timberlake, Beyonce and Jay-Z showing up.

Water Songs

Richmond artists join a statewide environmental collective to create an anthem for the No Pipeline movement.

Punk Rock Teacher

Tom Applegate of L’Amour and Beex teaches second-graders, too.

Know Your Band

Lawyer Justin Laughter helps Richmond bands navigate a cruel world of legal pitfalls.

Spacebomb 3.0

A look inside Richmond’s premiere integrated music company that offers a label, publishing, production and management.

Behind the Counter

With a new concert video series, Brewer’s Sessions, a Manchester cafe highlights Richmond’s growing musical diversity.

Seven Days A Week

A guide to small venues where you can find jazz nightly.

Harmonic Changes

No longer living in Richmond, singer Natalie Prass talks about her next steps before returning for a show at the renovated Ashland Theatre.

Man with a Plan

With the RVA Rap Elite series, rapper Radio B is bringing Richmond’s diverse hip-hop community together.

Bunch of Sickos

Trash punkers Sick Bags found a way to get grittier and slimier — minus the booze.

Mutant Rock

Admiring shiny trophies at Rock Falls Tavern with Cruzer.

Shepherd’s Season

Singer and songwriter Ben Shepherd makes an impression with finely-aged lyricism.

In Bloom

Small-town singer Landon Elliott shares how Richmond opened up his world.

Tribute Fever

The Whiskey Rebellion turns classic rock into a bluegrass party.


Studio Blog

The Flaming Lips To Perform in Charlottesville on Tuesday, Aug. 6

Sean Lennon and Les Claypool's band opening show at Sprint Pavilion.

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  • Re: Punk Rock Teacher

    • We need more teachers like Tom and principles that appreciate good work.

    • on April 16, 2019
  • Re: Punk Rock Teacher

    • YES!!! I aspired to be like this guy! Both Tom and Christine were two of…

    • on April 16, 2019
  • Re: Punk Rock Teacher

    • Great article about a great guy. Tom embodies the scrappy never-say-die spirit of Punk Rock…

    • on April 16, 2019
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