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The Lone Bellow (pictured below) is a three-piece Brooklyn string band which has taken the roots scene by storm. The band’s stunning harmonies will suck you in. Zach Williams is the lead singer and principal song writer.
When we think of Radical Face, we tend to think about 2007, the year his album with single “Welcome Home” was released. The lush string pop song had a really resonant refrain. Jacksonville’s Ben Cooper is the name behind the project, and he will bring his latest lineup on Friday.
Win a pair of tickets to this week’s Friday Cheers with Shovels & Rope and Hayes Carll! Simply e-mail soundsofrva at gmail.com by Thursday (5/2) at noon with “Friday Cheers tickets” in the subject line. Winner will be chosen at random and will be notified that day.
Charleston’s Shovels and Rope is a loud roots duo who takes an unusual approach to country tunes. Hayes Carll is a country crooner based in Austin who plays romantic Americana.
This is the opening week of Friday Cheers for 2013. Shows last from 6:30 to 9:30, and this week’s is $5. Takes place on Brown’s Island. We’ll be giving away a pair of tickets to each show, so check back and enter!
Since today is the last installment of Friday Cheers 2012, here is a little video of RVA Music Night with some interviews with The Trillions, Three Sheets to the Wind, and Photosynthesizers. Eat some (pickled) beets (from Pasture) with the Trillions, enjoy clips from the show, and learn some Jameson facts. VIVA RVA!