What’s Booming: Jig, Flip, and Jive

By Steve Cook | March 24th, 2022

Marching into spring with a diversity of Richmond events

Universe pinball machine photo by Emily743 Dreamstime. The Irish jig in Church Hill, arcade games in Ashland, music for Fox in the Fan, and more, all in What’s Booming: Jig, Flip, and Jive.

Do the Irish jig in Church Hill, play classic arcade games in Ashland, enjoy great music with Fox and friends in the Fan, and follow Alice into a wonderland such as you may never have imagined. All in this week’s What’s Booming: Jig, Flip, and Jive.

Soul Aerial & Performing Arts Center Presents Alice In Wonderland

Friday, March 25 at 10 a.m. and 7 p.m. at the Carpenter Theatre, Richmond

Go down the Cirque rabbit hole and experience Alice in Wonderland as never seen before!


COTU Weekend Brewcade

Friday, March 25 through Sunday, March 27 at Center of the Universe Brewing Co., Ashland

Classic arcade games (Ms. Pac Man, Donkey Kong, NBA Jam), pinball machines, food trucks, and killer craft brews.


Church Hill Irish Festival

Saturday, March 26 and Sunday, March 27, starting at 10 a.m. both days at St. Patrick’s Catholic Church, Richmond

Irish food, Irish beverages, Irish music, Irish games – you get the picture.


Swingtime Featuring the Jive Aces

Saturday, March 26 at 7 p.m. at the Cultural Arts Center, Glen Allen

Direct from London, The Jive Aces perform energetic renditions of fresh arrangements of swing, jive and R & B classics.


Whiskey Rebellion’s Benefit Concert for Fox Elementary

Monday, March 28 at 7:30 p.m. at Firehouse Theatre, Richmond

The band Whiskey Rebellion was born in the Richmond Fan district and its members are giving back to the community by raising money for the 110-year-old William Fox Elementary School, which was devastated by fire in February.


Check with individual venues for COVID-19 policies.

For more jig, flip, and jive in Richmond

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