Archive for “music”

Wayne Henderson and Helen White at Westover Baptist

Beyond The Music, Paulo Franco

Paulo is a Woodland Heights resident, frequently plays at Crossroads and all around good guy.

Lovers of beer and live music should like this page and go to city hall

One of the best changes I’ve seen the area was the addition of beer and wine to the menu at Crossroads. This combined with music nearly every Friday & Saturday make for a great social space.

Vote for Woodland Heights songwriter Paulo

Woodland Heights resident singer/songwriter Paulo Franco ( is up against Nashville’s best in songwriting competition. Let’s rally around our friend and show some support by giving him your vote. If  you frequent Crossroads on a Friday or Saturday night you’ve likely heard Paulo. Voting is extremely simple and you only have to do it once. […]

Snapshot Sunday

Every Sunday I’m going to post a one word photo assignment. Send in one (1) photo of the assignment. The following Sunday I’ll post my favorites. The only criteria is that the photo must be taken in the H&H area, which runs roughly from Manchester up to Stratford Hills and includes Mayo and Belle Isle. […]

Shop, Stroll and Shake Your Booty at Stony Point

Stony Point Fashion Park is holding a free series of concerts from June 11 through September 5. The series is called 2011 Summer Sounds and I’ve posted the schedule for June and the rest can be found online. JUNE Saturday, June 11, 4-8 p.m. Kings of Swing Sunday, June 12, 1-5 p.m. Emme St. James […]

Groovin’ in the Garden to Grace Maymont in May

Henrico’s whoops is our woohoo! This just in from Lewis Ginter’s Facebook: The first 4 Groovin’ In The Garden concerts will be held at Maymont instead of Lewis Ginter. Due to an oversight by the producer, Haymaker Productions, Henrico Co. was unable to approve the permit for the May concerts.The June concerts will be held […]

Friday Night’s Fun at the Richmond Folk Festival

We hit the Folk Festival last night and joined several thousand folks flowing from one stage to the next picking up a cold beer and snacks on our way. It was a beautifully warm night for October and the crowd was upbeat, friendly and moving to the beats. First we checked out Jeffery Broussard and […]

Music at Plaza Bowl This Weekend

This weekend Plaza Bowl brings the variety. If you’re feeling ambient head on down Friday. If you need blues or mountain music to drill the duck pins, then Saturday might be more your bag. Fri Jul 24 08:00 PM Ambient, Indie, Experimental showcase! Live music provided by: Adams Castle VR32 The Goose (electro/rock Dance) KNOT […]

Richmond Folk Festival Needs You (To Volunteer)

In four short years, the Richmond Folk Festival has become an October tradition for many. With 6 stages covering a wide range of music from Cajun to Blues to Go-Go to Inuit throat singing, it’s also one of Virginia’s largest festivals attracting up to 185,000 people!  And did you know that it takes 1,200 volunteers to […]

Music at Plaza Bowl June 6

Music starts at 8pm at the Plaza Bowl Duchess of York Octane Saints The Flying Eyes The Thunders

Huguenot Bands and Choirs Will Perform Spring Concert June 4

Free music! From the RPS website:  Huguenot High School will present an evening of instrumental and vocal music June 4 as the school holds its annual spring concert, beginning at 6:30 p.m. The concert, free and open to the public, will feature performances by the Huguenot concert band, choir, guitar ensemble, orchestra and jazz band. […]

Charity Concert at Westover Hills United Methodist Church

The Westover Hills Neighborhood Association website is reporting that there will be a spring concert to benefit the Central Virginia Foodbank: The James River Ringers present… “Summer Camp” Their Spring Concert to benefit the Central Virginia Foodbank! May 16th – 7:30 p.m.

Music in tha H&H

Friday 5/15/2009 Friday Cheers 2009 at Brown’s Island Rusted Root and Jesse Chong, at 6 p.m. Free. Legend 8:00 PM A Good Natured Riot Plazabowl 8:00 PM Marys Saturady 5/16/2009 Plazabowl 8:00 PM Meat Cleaver, Hex Machine, Ugly Law Sunday 5/17/2009 Legend 6:30 PM Cook County Bluegrass Positive Vibe Café 11:30 AM -2PM Bob Blagg […]

Music This Week

Since all one of you seemed to enjoy our little musical roundup, we thought we’d throw ya another. Friday Offering – 7:30 p.m Positive Vibe Cafe 2825 Hathaway Road, Richmond VA 23225, p.804.560.9622 Blue Line Highway – 8 p.m. Legend Brewing (If the weather breaks, sitting on the deck with a cold brew and live […]

Maymont’s Cocktail Classic May 8

Here I am with a date night staring me in the face and no plans and what should I stumble across? Maymont’s Cocktail Classic! Oh honey…….  Cocktail Classic Presented by Maymont’s Dooley Noted Society Fri, 8 May, 2009 6:30 PM – 10:30 PM Swing, shake and stir under the stars at the Dooley Noted Society’s […]

First Carillon Concert May 10

The City’s Department of Parks, Recreation and Community Facilities and the Carillon Advisory Committee will host two concerts on the World War I Memorial Carillon bells during the month of May. The first will be a concert in celebration of Mother’s Day on Sunday, May 10, at 3 p.m. Carillonneur Ryan Hebert will play appropriate […]

Music in the Park returns to Forest Hill Park May 10

Grab a blanket and a picnic and head to these outdoor music gatherings. Let the kids dance their brains out while you sit and enjoy the evenings as they cool down. The series is brought to you by the Forest Hill, Westover Hills,  and Woodland Heights Neighborhood Associations and the City of Richmond. May 10 […]

Music Tonight in the Hills and Heights Hood

Looking for some musical diversions? We’re here to serve! With outdoor festival and market season in full swing, there will be plenty of opportunities to burn off the pallor you’ll acquire by hanging out in dark music venues!  Wayne Hancock, the Hotdamns, Dean Lee and the Unwelcome Guests – 8 p.m. Plaza Bowl 521 E. […]

Download Local Music For Free!

This weeks Style Weekly focuses on music and we’re the beneficiary! There’s a profile on the Plaza Bowl and how mixed use venues like itself are well-suited for these tightwad times. SW is also providing a great compilation of local music from bands like The Hotdamns, Bio Ritmo, No BS Brass Band and more. Listen […]

Positive Vibe Fest May 3

Positive Vibe takes over the Stratford Hills Shopping Center’s parking lot for music, food and fun. A $10 donation goes towards helping them with their mission to  “provide hands-on training and meaningful employment in food services to individuals with physical and developmental disabilities.”

Not so lucky tonight

Bad news accordian fans, The Happy Lucky Combo will not be performing at O’Toole’s this evening. I’m not sure how well I can play my weekly game of chess without the soothing sounds of klezmer music!

Happy Lucky Combo & Guests at O’Toole’s Tonight

From the Happy Lucky Communique:  Come celebrate BIG FAT WEDNESDAY, February 25, @ O’Toole’s with The Happy Lucky Combo. Special guests this week include Jarene Fleming and trumpeter Jonathan Greenberg. As always we give Happy Lucky Combo two thumbs up and encourage all our readers to stop by O’Toole’s

Happy Lucky Combo at O’Tooles

Hills and Heights received the good news earlier today that Happy Lucky Combo will be continuing their Wednesday night performances at O’Toole’s for the next two months. The music starts at 8. If you aren’t familiar with the group take a listen to one of their songs here. If you are already a fan make […]

Positive Vibe Celebrates 4 Years

Positive Vibe Cafe at 2825 Hathaway Road will be celebrating 4 years with music on Saturday by Susan Greenbaum, Page Wilson and Gary Gerloff and guest chef Paul Elbling on Sunday. A taste of the Sunday menu is below. Full Sunday menu and other details at His Sunday dinner will feature a first course […]