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Wednesday, July 23
John Hiatt and the Robert Cray Band. Innsbrook. 6 p.m. $20.


Thursday, July 24
OAR and Phillip Phillip, Sants of Victory.
Innsbrook. 6 p.m. $26.

Evan McKeel. Tobacco Company. 7-11 p.m.

Friday, July 25
The Illbillys
. Wabi Sabi. Petersburg. 9 p.m.
Mekong Express and Get Fresh Horns. Cary Street Cafe. 10 p.m. Free.

Saturday, July 26
The Deems.
Cary Street Cafe. 10 p.m. Free.
Illbillys. Rumble Grill. 8 p.m.

Sunday, July 27
The Tomchins
. Tobacco Company. 7-10 p.m.
Old-Time Jam with Tripp and Jenny Johnson. Cary Street Cafe. 3-5 p.m. Free.

Monday, July 28
Red Lite Rodeo. Cary Street Cafe. 4-7 p.m.

Tuesday, July 29
Rillsoul. Cary Street Cafe. 10 p.m. Free.

Wednesday, July 30
Tin Can Fish Band
. Ashland Coffee and Tea. 8 p.m.
Blues Traveler, Sugar Ray, Uncle Kracker, Smash Mouth. Innsbrook. 6 p.m. $25.

Thursday, July 31
Mike Huntley.
Tobacco Company. Indie jazz rock. 7-11 p.m.
Loversville. Lewis Ginter Botanical Gardens. 5-8 p.m.
Cole Swindell and Tyler Farr. Innsbrook. 6 p.m. $20.

Friday, Aug. 1
One Way Ryde. Tobacco Company. 9 p.m.

Saturday, Aug. 2
Blue Line Highway
. Ashland Coffee and Tea. 8-11 p.m. $8.
Amy Henderson. Brew American Gastropub. 7 p.m.
The Atkinsons, Exebelle and the Rusted Cavalcade, Relacksachian. Capital Ale Downtown. 4 p.m.
Kurt Crandall. Tobacco Company. 9 p.m.

Wednesday, Aug. 6
Gavin McGraw and Matt Nathanson, Andrew McMahon
. Innsbrook. 6:30 p.m. $25.

Friday, Aug. 8
Blue Line Highway. Crossroads Coffee and Ice Cream. 8-10:30 p.m.
Wrenn Mangum Elvis Johnny Cash 50s Show. Rumble Seat Grill. 8-10 p.m. Free.

Saturday, Aug. 9
Susan Greenbaum
. Wilton House. 6-8 p.m.
Recovery, Teaze. Harbor Blast. 5 p.m.
The People's Key. Isley Brewing Company. 6:30 p.m.

Wednesday, Aug. 13
George Clinton and Parliament Funkadelic. Innsbrook. 6 p.m. $20.

Friday, Aug. 15
Tin Can Fish Band. Legend Brewing. 8-11 p.m. Free.

Saturday, Aug. 16
King Solomon's Marbles. Quaker Steak and Lub. 1-4 p.m.

Sunday, Aug. 17
Salted Dog Blues, Route 64, B2B
. Westchester Commons. 1-5 p.m.

Wednesday, Aug. 20
Government Mule, Blackberry Smoke
. Innsbrook. 6 p.m. $20.

Thursday, Aug. 21
Scotty McCreery.
Innsbrook. 6 p.m. $25.

Friday, Aug. 22
King Solomon's Marbles. Cary Street Cafe. 10 p.m. Free.

Saturday, Aug. 23
Rosie Soul and the Rock and Roll Cowboys.
Harbor Blast.
The Illbillys. Keagan's. 9 p.m.

Wednesday, Aug. 28
Thomas Rhett.
Innsbrook. 6:30 p.m. $20.

Friday, Aug. 29
Tin Can Fish Band.
Isley Brewing. 6:30-9:30 p.m.
Hot Sweet Like. Tobacco Company. 5-7:30 p.m.
The Killing Day Light. Tobacco Company. 9 p.m.
Saturday, Aug. 30
B2B. Stony Point Fashion Park. 4-8 p.m.
Tin Can Fish Band. Center of the Universe Brewing. 4-7 p.m.

Thursday, Sept. 11
Dierks Bentley.
Innsbrook, 6 p.m. $30.

Sept. 20
The Originial K.O.D.E.
Harbor Blast. 5 p.m.

Friday, Sept. 26
Leftover Salmon featuring Bill Payne. The National. 8 p.m. $25.

Appoxmattox Small Boat Harbor
1604 Fine Street, Prince George Co. Home of the Harbor Blast Concert Series in the summer.
Ashland Coffee and Tea
100 N. Railroad Ave., Ashland, 798-1702
3166 W. Cary Street, 355-9330

Brew American Gastropub
36525 Centralia Road, Chesterfield
Canal Club
1545 E. Cary Street, 63-2582
Capital Ale House, downtown
623 E. Main Street, 822-3072
Cary Street Cafe
2631 W. Cary Street, 353-7445

Center of the Universe Brewing
11293 Air Park Road, 368-0299
Commercial Taphouse
111 N. Robinson St.

Crossroads Coffee and Ice Cream
3600 Forest Hill Avenue, 231-2030
Gus' Bar and Grill
2701 W. Broad Street, 612-9275

Isley Brewing Company
1715 Summit Avenue
JJ's Grille
10298 Staples Mill Road, Glen Allen, 755-6229

2251 Old Brick Road, Glen Allen, 360-9240 (Short Pump)
Legend Brewing Company
321, W. 7th Street, 232-8871
Martini Kitchen and Bubble Bar
1911 W. Main Street, 254, 4904
Poe's Pub
2706 E. Main Street, 648-2120

Quaker Steak and Lube
8000 W. Broad Street, 217-9464
Rumble Seat Grill
12912 Plaza Drive (beyond Short Pump), 784-2737
Shady Grove Coffeehouse
Unitarian Universalist Community Church, 11105 Cauthorne Road, Glen Allen, 355-2461
Sine Irish Pub
1327 E. Cary Street, 649-7767
Williamsburg Road between Laburnum Ave. and Masonic Lane

Strangeways Brewing
2277 Dabney Road, 303-4336
The Camel
1621 W. Broad Street, 353-4901
The National
E. Broad at 7th
Tobacco Company
1201 E. Cary Street, 782-9555
29 Bollingbrook St., Olde Town Petersburg

7/22/2014 -- The Doug Fisher Acoustic is Wednesdays, 4-7 p.m., at Cary Street Cafe.

7/16/2014 -- Meade Skelton's YouTube channel. Video "Running on Empty" was filmed at the Courtney Road gas station in Glen Allen, and "Are You from Dixie?" was filmed on the porch of the Confederate Memorial Chapel.

7/5/2014 -- The Cato Foundation Shrimp Blast is Sept. 13 at Apopomattox Small Boat Harbor.

7/4/2014 -- Acoustic Jam with Dave Shiflett is every Saturday from 2-5 p.m. at Cary Street Cafe and Dave Shifflett and Friends plays every Tuesday, 4-7 p.m., also at Cary Street.

6/3/2014 -- Latin funk band Hot Sweet Like plays the Tobacco Company every Friday from 5-7:30 p.m.. Enjoy a Mason jar cocktail of watermelon mint or ginger lemonade.

E-String Al and E Rock Acoustic play Fridays from 5-7:30 p.m. at Cary Street Cafe.

Dillon and James of Rillsoul play Thursday from 4-7 p.m. at Cary Street Cafe.

6/1/2014 -- Constance Sisk, cellist for Rattlemouth, is leaving the band to move to the West Coast, and guitarist George Lowe is also leaving to pursue other projects.

There is a Richmond Music Journal group page on Facebook where you all can join and post your own photos and gigs. There's many photos posted there that I've taken over the years or people gave to me. I don't "friend" musicians I only know through the Journal on my regular Facebook page because that's for the life I'm living now, but feel free to remember old times on the group page, and don't feel insulted if I don't friend you. Unless we spent a lot of time together at some point, I probably will not. But you can follow me on Twitter all you want:, although you will be bored. I don't talk about music there.

The complete 11 years of print copies of the
Richmond Music Journal are available on microfilm at the State Library of Virginia and Virginia Commonwealth University library for your researching pleasure.


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The Richmond Music Journal is owned and operated by Mariane Matera since November 1993. The print version of the Journal, a monthly newspaper, was published from November 1993 to Spring 2005. Copyright Gypsy Publishing 1993.

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