Where to Catch the Best Live Music in Richmond

Virginia’s capital has long been known for its underground punk scene, but recently, the city has become a fit for all types of musical genres. Richmond is home to a diverse local music scene and is filled with musical talent - from both local bands and nationally recognized artists - on any given…

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Road Trip Pit Stops: From D.C. to Lockn'

There’s nothing quite like a scenic road trip through Virginia - getting away from the hustle and bustle of Washington D.C. and discovering hidden gems all along the way. For those of you heading to the Virginia mountains to rock your socks off at LOCKN’, we’ve put together a trip that will crank…

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Love to Learn: Must-See Music Schools and Museums in Virginia

Virginia’s musical tradition is calling out... can you hear it? The richness of the commonwealth’s musical past is always echoing, and throughout the state, you’ll find people and places that can help you learn about Virginia’s role in shaping music’s present -- and about how you can contribute to…

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WanderLove: Hip Hop in Hampton Roads

Hip hop is huge in Hampton Roads. How huge? Chart-topping hits. Some of the most legendary producers the genre has ever known. And don't forget the world’s largest reinforced thin-shell concrete dome. Since the 1990's, the region has had a hand in making some of the most successful hip hop, rap…

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5 Musical Adventures Awaiting in Virginia

Whether you enjoy a heartwarming song or a heart-racing outdoor adventure, your options in Virginia are nearly endless. In fact, you don't have to choose between the two. The following festivals, venues, and pairings show how you can get your adrenaline pumping in the Old Dominion via live music…

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Brewing Musically: Where Great Beers and Great Music Meet

Virginia is home to some of the most delicious and creative beers anywhere, and there’s an excellent chance that while you’re reading this, somewhere in the commonwealth, devoted fans of craft brewing are gathered at the source to enjoy the sights, sounds, and tastes of the brewery boom that’s…

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