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Tony Jordan
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This Is The End....
...Beautiful Friends. Yes, all good things must come to an end. And this blog too. After 15 years, I will no longer be doing the Weekend Picks. We started as a weekly email to co-workers who had moved from the SF area and wanted to know what there was to do...

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Weekend Picks: RIP Col. Bruce, Pixies, Anderson East, Lee Fields & the Expressions, Clap Your Hands Say Yeah, David Bazan, Clair Morgan
Philly indie pop rock band Clap Your Hands Say Yeah check into The Camel on Thursday night for a show that starts at 8:30 with excellent Americana opener Laura Gibson . Doors open at 7:30 and tix are $16 advance, $18 day of show. You might dig Clap Your Han...

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Weekend Picks: Robert Randolph, Steve Winwood, Rev. Peyton's Big Damn Band, No BS! Brass Band, King Easy, Toxic Moxie, The Atkinsons
You can kick back on the roof to some cool reggae sounds Thursday evening when King Easy plays at Kabana Rooftop . The show will run from 6 to 9 PM and it's FREE to get in. Here's King Easy earlier this month at The Camel: It's gonna be a honky-tonk hootena...

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Weekend Picks: Robyn Hitchcock, PJ Harvey, Perpetual Groove, Testament, RVA Earth Day Festival, SUSTO, The Make-Up, Fear of Music
The fun begins on Wednesday with the English psychedelic folk-pop of Robyn Hitchcock . He started way back in 1976 with The Soft Boys and has been making music on his own since 1981. On my college radio show (1987 - 1990), barely a show went by without my p...

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Weekend Picks: Coathangers, Surfer Blood, Rockn' For Lockn', Lydell Williams, Erin & The Wildfire, The Taters, Suggesting Rhythm
The road to Lockn ' begins Friday night at The Broadberry when the Rockn' for Lockn' competition takes place to see who will represent Richmond in the finals. The finalist winner gets to play the big Lockn' stage in August. The bands in this round are Big M...

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Weekend Picks: Delbert McClinton, Jonathan Richman, Clair Morgan, Gallery5 12th Anniversary, Taters, Killer B's, Suggesting Rhythm
Friday is the big night this week. Decisions will need to be made. Or maybe you can hit parts of a few different shows. Let's start with Gallery5 's First Friday 12th Anniversary Party. It starts at 6 and it's FREE to get in, but please consider donating so...

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Weekend Picks: Eighth Blackbird w/Bonnie "Prince" Billy, Laura Stevenson, Four Year Strong, Joey DeFrancesco, Travelin' McCourys, People's Blues of Richmond,
A bunch of good hump day music this week. Punk-pop band Four Year Strong is at The Canal Club Wednesday as part of their 10th anniversary tour. Helping them celebrate are openers Can't Swim , Sleep On It , Light Years and Flight Club . Doors open at 6, musi...

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Weekend Picks: RIP ET, James McMurtry, Eternal Summers, Minus The Bear, Martin Barre, Mandolin Orange, Charles Walker Band, Trongone Band
Well, never doubt the power of Robert Earl Keen. He reposted my blog post on Facebook last week and I had my second biggest week ever with over 1500 page views. Thanks, REK! Alternative pop rock band Minus the Bear is at The National Thursday night. Tix are...

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Weekend Picks: Robert Earl Keen, Kevin Morby, Foxygen, DJ Williams Projekt, Bush League, Rattlemouth, Cash'd Out
Alternative/indie rock singer/songwriter Kevin Morby does a co-headlining gig with Waxahatchee and opener Mary Lattimore at Capital Ale House Downtown Thursday night. Tix are $18 advance, $20 day of show. Doors open at 7. Mary Lattimore comes on at 8, Waxah...

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Weekend Picks: Wynonna & the Big Noise, St. Paul & The Broken Bones, Musiq Soulchild, Moose Blood, Vanessa Carlton, Crocodiles, Royal Thunder
A punk rock show at Canal Club starts things off on Wednesday this week. Moose Blood (from the UK), Trophy Eyes , Boston Manor , A Will Away and She's a Legend play a show that starts at 6. Tix are $15 advance, $18 at the door. Moose Blood will play the big...
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