Dumb Waiter At Mojo’s Tomorrow Night

From FaceBook event page:

Dumb Waiter Jazz-metal-funk trash bins playing trash music. “Cancel Christmas” vinyl + new tees will be available.
Zephyranthes (Raleigh, NC.) Delicious finger food. First time in RVA!
MANZARA Heavenly angels playing some music to gnash your teeth to. https://manzara.bandcamp.com/
930PM FREE at Mojo’s Rva

Organ Concert At Grace and Holy Trinity Saturday

From announcement:

Dr. Elizabeth Melcher Davis, Director of Music at Grace and Holy Trinity Church, and Cheryl Van Ornam, Director of Music at Redeemer Lutheran Church, will perform a fun and entertaining program of organ duets, including John Philip Sousa’s “Stars and Stripes Forever” and Henry Mancini’s “Pink Panther” for pedal duet, organ solos and works for organ and brass ensemble, including the famous “Toccata” by Charles-Marie Widor, featuring the James River Brass. Please invite family and friends to this exciting concert of glorious music! There is no charge for this concert.

Grace and Holy Trinity Church is located at 8 North Laurel Street next to the Altria Theater. Parking is available in the lot behind the church (enter off Floyd Avenue), on the streets, and in the VCU Cary Street deck at Cary and Harrison Streets

The concert is free and it starts at 4 pm.


Richmond Music Teachers Concert Today At Main Library

A concert by the members of the Richmond Music Teachers Association will be held today in the Gellman Room of the Main branch of the Richmond Public Library at 2 pm.

This is also a good excuse to check out the art exhibited at the Main branch:

GELLMAN ROOM: “Bringing the AT to RVA” – photographs by CHERYL HADRYCH
DOOLEY FOYER: “A Glimpse of Happiness” – new works by TITUS MARQUES
DOOLEY HALL: “From This Earth” – black and white gelatin silver prints by REBECCA TAYLOR
2ND FLOOR GALLERY: “Paintings of Trains and Nature” by CHRISTOPHER C. ALEXANDER, IV

The Afro Zen All-Stars Cometh

Just in time to warm up your new year, local band The Afro-Zen All-Stars will soon be releasing their debut album on CD, recorded at Oregon Hill’s very own Minimum Wage Recording this past October. (Click here for a previous post about Minimum Wage Recording.)

The Afro Zen All-Stars have a series of shows planned to celebrate the release:
Friday, Jan 13 – Garden Grove Brewery 3445 W. Cary St; 8pm-11pm
Saturday, Jan 14 – Plan 9 Records 3017 W. Cary St; 1pm-2:30pm
Saturday, Jan 14 – Opening for No BS! Brass 10 Year Anniversary Party The Broadberry 2729 W. Broad St; 9-10pm, $10
Thursday, Jan 19 – Jazz Café Virginia Museum of Fine Arts 200 N. Boulevard; 6pm-9pm

Great Weekend For Some Opera!

Join Ben Kwak, popular tenor from Grace & Holy Trinity’s In Love with Music concerts, along with parishioners and musicians Chase Peak, baritone, and George Pugh, pianist, for an afternoon of thrillingly beautiful and varied duets and arias from opera. The program will include works from Verdi’s Don Carlo, Puccini’s La Boheme, and Bizet’s Carmen. The Music Ministry Team will host a reception following the concert. Free parking is available behind the church and in the V.C.U. Main Street Deck at Main and Laurel. The concert will take place in the parish hall. Please invite family and friends to this exciting concert of glorious music.

An Afternoon of Tenor-Baritone Duets and Arias: Saturday, October 29 4:00 p.m.


Moving Sound Pictures At Triple Crossing Friday


This Friday at 7:30 pm at Triple Crossing Brewing.

From the FaceBook event page:

Moving Sound Pictures is a one-man-band project/concept which evolved from Victor’s mastery of his vision for playing the Electronic Wind Instrument (EWI). Moving Sound Pictures utilizes the EWI, live sampling/looping, and virtuosic improvisation to transcend genre in order to present to audiences a very unique and wondrous experience of live orchestration.