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Tuning In with Grits n’ Gravy

March 26, 2015 by


One Saturday night this past February, a line formed outside the door of Richmond’s Balliceaux. The venue was hosting a Grits n’ Gravy dance party, and people were eager to get in and dance to the funk and soul that poured through the sound system, a series of old school singles spun by one of […]

Local Music Check-In: Ross Schiller of Yearbook Taco

January 28, 2015 by


Yearbook Taco has drawn locals through its doors with the promise of delicious tacos and good tunes. Yes, tunes, and a variety of tunes at that. Depending on the night of the week, you can find a DJ spinning vinyl, playing 90s hits, hip hop, or house/EDM, or a troupe of singer/songwriters sharing their songs […]

Local Musician Check-in: Tucker MacDonald

July 16, 2014 by


One evening in early June, musicians and onlookers gathered in the Library at Blenheim Vineyards for a special show featuring Portland trio Joseph. Before the sister trio took the spotlight, local musician Tucker MacDonald set the tone of the evening with crooning vocals, subdued, rhythmic drums, and the fullness of strings. A magical night of many […]

Tuning In with Graham Partridge

May 15, 2014 by


Graham Partridge, who runs the box office and venue operations at The Southern, meets musicians almost nightly, but he’s only been starstruck twice. The first time, when Pixies frontman Frank Black played a solo show at the venue, Partridge asked for a photo. “He is the only performer that I have ever asked to have […]

Tuning In with M.C. Saunders

April 17, 2014 by


“Being Kate Bush has always been kind of a secret dream of mine,” says M.C. Saunders, organist/pianist for The Ha-RAng!#. While working in organ and tissue transplant services in Richmond, Saunders discovered that she didn’t love going to work every day. But she did love music. For a long time, she had listened to the […]

Local Music Venue Check-in: Tea Bazaar

March 12, 2014 by


Most of us in Cville have been to a show at the Tea Bazaar. You probably bought the ticket to see a friend’s band open for someone you had never heard of and wound up staying until the end because that band turned out to be awesome. For Amanda Laskey, Booking Agent/Promoter for the Twisted […]

Pop-up Concert with Luke Wilson & Stan Marshall

April 23, 2013 by


Take a break from the work week to see Luke Wilson and Stan Marshall play a free acoustic set at No. 3. Luke and Stan hail from the band The Dericks, and will be rocking out on the Corner this Wednesday, April 24th, starting at 9pm. “It will be a different scene, because you don’t […]