Pianist, Phish-devotee Holly Bowling to perform at The Tin Pan

September 07 2016 - Debut album is “Distillation of a Dream: The Music of Phish Reimagined For Solo Piano", 8 p.m., $15
Pianist Holly Bowling will perform at 8 p.m. at The Tin Pan, 8982 Quioccasin Rd. Bowling is a classically trained pianist devoted to the legendary rock band Phish. Having attended over 300 shows by the Burlington-based quartet, she became obsessed by their famous rendition of “Tweezer” from Lake Tahoe on July 31, 2013. It led Bowling to transcribe this 37-minute improvisational masterpiece note-for-note and arrange it for solo piano. That journey led to her debut album, “Distillation of a Dream: The Music of Phish Reimagined For Solo Piano,” a 2-CD set featuring 15 songs, three of which were transcribed from live renditions, including “Tweezer.” Tickets are $15. For details, call 447-8189 or visit http://www.tinpanrva.com

UR Modlin Center for the Arts to present The SteelDrivers

September 09 2016 - Concert is part of the Grammy Award-winning group’s national Long Way Down Tour, 7:30 p.m., $40
The Modlin Center for the Arts at the University of Richmond will present The SteelDrivers at 7:30 p.m. at Camp Concert Hall, Booker Hall of Music. The concert is part of the Grammy Award-winning group’s national Long Way Down Tour. The Rounder Records bluegrass quintet is comprised of Tammy Rogers (fiddle and vocals), Gary Nichols (guitar and vocals), Mike Fleming (bass and vocals), Brent Truitt (mandolin), and Richard Bailey (banjo). Tickets are $40. For details, call 289-8980 or visit http://www.modlin.richmond.edu

Willie Nelson added to Innsbrook After Hours schedule

September 15 2016 - Special guest Aaron Lewis, 6 p.m., $20+
Willie Nelson will perform at Innsbrook After Hours Sept. 15, with guest Aaron Lewis, concert series officials announced Aug. 4. Tickets will go on sale Aug. 10, with $20 early-bird general admission tickets available through Aug. 16 at http://www.innsbrookafterhours.com
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With a six-decade career and more than 200 albums, Nelson has earned countless awards as a musician and amassed credentials as an author, actor, and activist.

In the past five years alone, he has delivered 10 new album releases, released a Top 10 New York Times’ bestsellers book, headlined Farm Aid (an event he co-founded in 1985), received his fifth-degree black belt in Gong Kwon Yu Sul, headlined the last three years of the on-going Luck Reunion food and music festival at his ranch in Luck, Tex. during SXSW, announced the launch of his cannabis company (Willie’s Reserve) and appeared on the cover of Rolling Stone magazine.

Rocker-turned-country singer Aaron Lewis will open the show as Nelson’s special guest. Lewis, the front man of the rock band Staind, will release his solo album Sinner the next day (Sept. 16). The first single off that album. “That Ain’t No Country,” is currently playing on country radio stations nationwide. The title track for the album is a duet with Nelson.

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Free children’s clothing for those in need

The Children's Clothing Closet at Highland Springs United Methodist Church will be open Saturday, Aug. 27 and Tuesday, Aug. 30 to provide free new or nearly new children's clothing for families in need, prior to the start of the school year. The Clothing Closet will be open from 10 a.m. to noon both days. The church is located at 22 North Holly Avenue. > Read more.

County plans Fourth of July event


Henrico County Recreation and Parks will present “Red, White, and Lights” at Meadow Farm Museum/Crump Park July 4.

Henrico County has hosted a Fourth of July celebration annually since 1981, but this year’s event will offer a later start time and expanded hours and be highlighted by new entertainment.

The free event will begin at 4:30 p.m. and will feature the Richmond Symphony, a laser-light show, patriotic performances, and family activities. > Read more.
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