What’s Booming: It’s Pardi Gras Time in Ashland
A little of everything this week from high-class to Dixieland brass to blasts from the past.
The Richmond Region offers a little of everything this week from, from Pardi Gras to Rachmaninoff, from high-class to Dixieland brass, from laughs to blasts from the past.
Saturday, Feb. 26 at 3 p.m. in Downtown Ashland
It’s the inaugural Ashland Pardi Gras celebration. Enjoy live Dixieland music, Creole-inspired food and beverages, festive décor, and beads. See the link for list of participating venues in Downtown Ashland.
Saturday, Feb. 26 and Sunday, Feb 27 at the Carpenter Theatre, Richmond
The Richmond Symphony performs Sergei Rachmaninoff’s Concerto No. 2 and Dmitri Shostakovich’s Symphony No. 5
Gabriel “Fluffy” Iglesias – Back on Tour
Saturday, Feb. 26 at 8 p.m. at Virginia State University Multi-Purpose Center
One of the nation’s top stand-up comedians and star of Mr. Iglesias, the popular Netflix comedy series, brings his act to Virginia State’s multi-purpose center in Petersburg.
Saturday, Feb. 26 at 8 p.m. at the Tin Pan, Richmond
William “Smooth” Wardlaw looks like, talks like, laughs like, and, yes, sings like Luther Vandross in this consummate tribute show.
Firehouse Radio Players
Sunday, Feb. 27 at 7:30 p.m. at the Firehouse Theatre, Richmond.
Travel back to the golden days of radio as the Firehouse Radio Players present new comedies in the form of old-time radio shows.