What’s Booming: Urban Cowboys to Symphony and Suds

By Steve Cook | March 10th, 2022

Richmond venues are pouring out a variety of musical genre this week

Promo image from Small Island Big Song, used for What’s Booming: Urban Cowboys to Symphony and Suds

From the Urban Cowboys to Symphony and Suds, the sounds of music fill the Richmond region this week. Whatever your favorite genre, you can likely find it live and in person.

The Richmond Symphony at Hardywood

Thursday, March 10 at 6:30 p.m. at Hardywood Park Craft Brewery, Richmond Brew House & Taproom, Richmond

So, this tuba player walks into a bar, and brings the entire symphony with him. Experience the Richmond Symphony in a totally unique environment.


The Old Dominion Barn Dance Presents Mickey Gilley & Johnny Lee

Saturday, March 12 at 2 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. at the Beacon Theatre, Hopewell

The Urban Cowboys – together again for two great toe-tapping shows presented by the Old Dominion Barn Dance.


No BS! Brass

Saturday, March 12 at 7:30 p.m. at the Ashland Theatre, Ashland

They may be Richmond based, but this big brass band embraces the spirit of New Orleans.


Spyro Gyra

Sunday, March 13 at 7 p.m. at the Tin Pan, Richmond

For nearly half a century, this contemporary jazz fusion group has been entertaining fans at live shows around the globe, releasing more than 30 albums, garnering platinum and gold albums along the way.


Small Island Big Song

Wednesday, March 16 at 7:30 p.m. at UR’s Modlin Center Camp Concert Hall, Richmond

Indigenous musicians from New Zealand, Malaysia, Taiwan, Australia, Madagascar, Easter Island, Solomon Islands, and Papua New Guinea join forces to create a breathtakingly beautiful sound.


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