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UVA Sports Today talks Virginia Cavaliers football blues, but hoops is around the corner

UVA Sports Today with host Jeff Fife and August Free Press editor Chris Graham spans the Virginia Cavaliers sports seasons.


Emma Leigh inks deal with Lee Cherry Entertainment

Emma Leigh and Lee Cherry Entertainment have made a deal to promote and service “Daddy’s Gonna Kill Him” the new single from the Virginia-based country artist to Global Radio.


Arts Block Party to take over Downtown Lexington

A celebration of the arts in Lexington will take place Friday, October 3rd from 5 to 7:30pm with the Arts of Lexington Block Party.


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TOUCH the Band to perform at Carver Recreation Center

Charlottesville Parks & Recreation will present a concert by TOUCH the Band on Friday, September 12 from 8:30 pm – 11:30 pm at Carver Recreation Center.


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Labor Day Wine and Music Fest at Rebec Vineyards

The fourth annual Labor Day Wine and Music Fest, featuring nine wineries and three bands, will take place on Saturday, August 30th, from noon-6pm. at Rebec Vineyards, home of the Virginia Wine and Garlic Festival.


State Fair of Virginia to feature Parmalee, The Original Drifters, The Fabulous Thunderbirds, more

The State Fair of Virginia’s concert lineup for 2014 will include hit country band Parmalee, long-lasting doo-wop and R&B/soul vocal group The Original Drifters and ‘80s blues rockers The Fabulous Thunderbirds.


Dermascan and Nat King Cole all in one day

After lunch on June 24, fifteen Nat King Cole fans settled in for a history of this famous singer and a chance to listen to some of his most popular songs.


Blues for a Cure to benefit pancreatic cancer research at UVA

The Sedalia Blues Society and Central Virginia Blues Society are hosting an evening of blues and roots music Sunday to support pancreatic cancer research at the UVA School of Medicine. The acoustic blues review will feature jump blues, country blues, Piedmont blues, Delta blues, North Mississippi blues and other varieties.


The most mysterious man in Harrisonburg? Meet Jimmy Madison

Downtown Harrisonburg, get ready to welcome an elusive yet fascinating new man about town, Jimmy Madison.


Grand Gala Finale at WTA’s Gateway

WTA’s Gateway will celebrate the end of its three years with an extravagant evening of performances by some of the Gateway patrons’ favorites.


Liz Barnes and Barbara Martin Return to WTA’s Gateway

WTA’s Gateway, labeled “the best intimate musical venue in the Valley,” has scheduled an engagement with Barbara Martin and Liz Barnes. The Friday, June 13 performance will begin at 8:00 pm at 329 W. Main St., downtown Waynesboro.


Eli Cook releasing fifth studio album, Primitive Son

Much to the anticipation of blues music aficionados worldwide, acclaimed blues guitarist Eli Cook will be releasing his new CD titled ‘Primitive Son’ on April 29, 2014 on Cleopatra Records.


Damn Jankes to make Waynesboro debut April 5

A Midwest kid, from Chicago and Indianapolis mainly, one of Dan Janke’s earliest musical memories was hearing Simon & Garfunkel’s “Cecilia” percolating from the radio while his mom sipped coffee at a neighbor’s. Damn Jankes is playing its first show in Waynesboro at Chauncey’s Smokehouse on April 5.


Gaye Adegbalola and Roddy Barnes: Neo-classic blues at WTA’s Gateway

Gaye Adegbalola embraces and redefines the classic style of the great blues divas of the 1920s and 30s – those often fiercely independent “wild women” who were unashamed to lay their souls bare and unafraid to give advice. Adegbalola invokes the spirit and addresses the lyrics & improvisational techniques of these classic blues women and brings history to life.


Dr. Levine and Dreaded Blues Lady in concert March 15

Dr. Levine and the Dreaded Blues Lady will perform in concert at North Branch School on Saturday, March 15, 7 p.m. Tickets are $10 in advance and $12 at the door.


Swinging time at WTA’s Gateway

The ACME Swing Mfg. Co, an ecstatically fun band, will return to WTA’s Gateway with its unique version of hot swing on Saturday, Jan. 18. Noted for their “jazz music that you can dance to!”


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Gateway changes schedule for River City Radio Hour

After seven years, the River City Radio Hour performance beginning with the Friday, Jan. 17 edition of the Radio Hour.


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The Greenbrier announces series of special interest weekends

This January, The Greenbrier resort in West Virginia is launching its Discovery Series, a collection of eight weekend events with themes ranging from interior design to the culinary arts, blues music to craft beer brewing, and from antiques to wellness.


Podcast: WTA Presents Tom Principato

Tom Principato is no stranger to Waynesboro, having headlined the Virginia Chili Blues ‘n Brews Festival. The blues legend returns to the River City on Saturday, Nov. 9, at the Gateway Theatre.


Blues headliner Tom Principato to appear at WTA’s Gateway

WTA’s Gateway is stacking up blues headliners from across the USA. In September, it was Will Kimbrough,and in November it will be Tom Principato.


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Wealth of talent on October River City Radio Hour

Clair Myers, producer of the River City Radio Hour, says, “We have a wealth of talent on the October Radio Hour.” To prove his point, he announced that Dr. Stephen Levine and the Dreaded Blues Lady, Lorie Strother, and the dynamic duo of Chet and Jill will join the Boogie Kings for a jam-packed musical hour on Friday, October 18.


Melvin Taylor: Blues and jazz touch the soul like no other

No other genre of music touches the soul like the music, rhythm, sound and beat of jazz and blues which got its start in the early 20th century in the United States. Jazz music has structure, discipline and organization. The music has fundamentals and a foundation that cannot be made up. To play jazz, most […]