What’s Booming: Plenty to Be Excited About

April 7th, 2022

Bluegrass, baseball, the British invasion, ‘Beehive’ and high brow

Richmond Flying Squirrels, part of all there is to be excited about this week in Richmond in What's Booming

There’s bluegrass, baseball, and the British invasion, but the big buzz is Beehive: The ’60s Musical. For one more “B,” we go high-brow for the Richmond Symphony. Yep, plenty to be excited about in this week of What’s Booming.

Beehive: The ’60s Musical

Runs from Friday, April 8 through Sunday, May 15 at the November Theatre, Richmond

It’s a celebration of sixties pop, soul, and rock and roll


The English Channel

Friday, April 8 at 8 p.m. at the Tin Pan, Richmond

No one does the British Invasion any better than this Richmond-based rock group – everything from the Moody Blues and Bowie to the Beatles and Queen.


Ode to Bluegrass

Saturday, April 9, 2-9 p.m. at Hardywood Park Craft Brewery West Creek, Richmond

Enjoy a full day of great bluegrass bands along with the Peach Tripel release and food trucks.


Richmond Symphony presents Haydn’s Creation

Saturday, April 9 and Sunday, April 10 at the Carpenter Theatre, Richmond

The Richmond Symphony Chorus commemorates its 50th anniversary with performances of Haydn’s crowning masterpiece, “The Creation.”


Flying Squirrels Opening Night

The 2022 season opener takes place on April 12 at 6:35 p.m. at the Diamond, Richmond

If you know the Squirrels, you know there’s always excitement and Funn, often as much between innings as during the game itself.


Check with individual venues for updated COVID-19 policies.

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This week, Boomer’s featured restaurant of the week highlights six favorite beach restaurants!

Plus lots more events to throw on your calendar in the latest What’s Booming newsletter.

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