April 13, 2021 News & Features » Cover Story


The Music Issue 

How Richmond musicians, promoters and labels found ways to adapt during the pandemic.

click to enlarge Singer-songwriter Erin Lunsford will appear with her group Erin & the Wildfire at Friday Cheers on June 18.

Scott Elmquist

Singer-songwriter Erin Lunsford will appear with her group Erin & the Wildfire at Friday Cheers on June 18.

Shining Consolations
How different Richmond musicians survived and even thrived during the pandemic.

Music from the Middle
Tyler Meacham sets uncertainty to pop music.

Who Gets a Lifeline?
Promoter Jessica Gordon gives her outlook on booking shows and why a newly launched grant will be essential for venues.

Architects of Reflection
Matthew E. White and Lonnie Holley’s “Broken Mirror”: Two masters of improvisation meet in the moment.

Rock Notes

Siren’s Call
Richmond’s newest hip-hop label, Siren Vibes Records, is run by Black women.

Look Who’s 40
Plan 9 Music calls for people to share their memories in the lead-up to its big summer anniversary.

Coming Concerts
Live music is back, though still outdoors and mostly using pods.

Didn’t Miss a Beat
There’s been no slow rolling for Noah-O and Ohbliv, two pillars of the hip-hop community.

Keep Recording
Studio has kept livestreaming through the pandemic and will be moving to a new location this summer.

Hugging the Cactus
VCU music students and teachers have done their best during the pandemic.



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