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Thursday 02/04/2016
Posted: February 04, 2016 - 12:15 am
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Posted: February 04, 2016 - 12:15 am
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Wednesday 02/03/2016
Posted: February 03, 2016 - 7:22 pm
50 years of 'Alice' for Arlo Guthrie

Arlo Guthrie wasn’t exactly a one-hit wonder, but he is certainly best known for one song, “Alice’s Restaurant Massacree.” If you’re certain age, you can hear it in your head right now: “You can get anything you want, at Alice’s Restaurant.”

Posted: February 03, 2016 - 1:03 pm
The Jayhawks, Del McCoury Band, The Black Lillies and more coming to Harvester

The Jayhawks, whose rock success in the 1990 and early 2000s included the great album "Hollywood Town Hall" and the creepy single "I'm Gonna Make You Love Me," are set for a date at Rocky Mount.

Tuesday 02/02/2016
Posted: February 02, 2016 - 6:32 pm
Playlist - Tuesday Night News, 9 p.m. at 101.5 FM Roanoke

Tune your dials to 101.5 FM in the Roanoke area, or stream this piece of entertainment at 1015tvmp.com.

Posted: February 02, 2016 - 12:00 am
Out & About: Richard Thompson

There are many great guitarists in the world, but few have a distinctively burning style dialed in as well as Richard Thompson.

Friday 01/29/2016
Posted: January 29, 2016 - 8:30 am
John Fullbright, Tony Furtado scheduled for shows at new venue, The Spot on Kirk

In mid-January, word emerged of The Spot on Kirk, a multi-purpose but music-heavy venue opening in the spot that once housed Kirk Avenue Music Hall.

Posted: January 29, 2016 - 12:15 am
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Thursday 01/28/2016
Posted: January 28, 2016 - 5:04 pm
Hip-hop act Rae Sremmurd scheduled to play Radford U. on April 8

Ready to get your ears drummed? A rapping pair of brothers from Tupelo, Mississippi, is the main attraction for Radford University's spring concert.

Posted: January 28, 2016 - 12:15 am
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Posted: January 28, 2016 - 12:00 am
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Wednesday 01/27/2016
Posted: January 27, 2016 - 10:00 am
February 2016 live music in the Roanoke and New River Valley region

Here's what's up in venues across the valleys and (slightly) beyond ...

Posted: January 27, 2016 - 12:00 am
Hello, it's Todd Rundgren

Before social networking and crowdfunding websites, Todd Rundgren was trying to make a way to express himself musically with a direct line to his fans.

Tuesday 01/26/2016
Posted: January 26, 2016 - 6:46 pm
Playlist - Tuesday Night News, 9 p.m. on 101.5 FM Roanoke

Tune in your radio dial to 101.5 FM in the Roanoke area, or stream the show via 1015tvmp.com.

Posted: January 26, 2016 - 3:37 pm
MerleFest on the Road, Earls of Leicester coming to Harvester in March

Rocky Mount venue Harvester Performance Center announced today that it has teamed up with MerleFest, the iconic North Carolina "traditional plus" festival that Doc Watson began to honor his son, Merle.

Posted: January 26, 2016 - 2:58 pm
Shows coming very soon - Love Canon, Husky Burnette with Red Necromancer

... because sometimes I don't catch all of the happenings, and that makes me sad.

Monday 01/25/2016
Posted: January 25, 2016 - 12:15 am
Out & About: Rene Marie

Twenty years have passed since Roanoker Rene Marie started singing jazz around Roanoke nightspots. The internationally recognized performer and writer remains relevant.

Friday 01/22/2016
Posted: January 22, 2016 - 12:15 am
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Posted: January 22, 2016 - 12:15 am
Grammy-winning Latin jazz and funky salsa to hit Jefferson Center

UPDATE: The Arturo O’Farrill & The Afro Latin Octet show and the 13th Annual Latin Dance Party, scheduled for Jefferson Center on Saturday, have been rescheduled to Feb. 20, due to the impending winter weather. 

Thursday 01/21/2016
Posted: January 21, 2016 - 12:15 am
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Posted: January 21, 2016 - 12:00 am
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Wednesday 01/20/2016
Posted: January 20, 2016 - 3:36 pm
Harvester postpones three weekend shows due to weather concerns

Here are the first postponements of the impending snowpocalypse. They come from our Rocky Mount friends at Harvester Performance Center. 

Tuesday 01/19/2016
Posted: January 19, 2016 - 6:22 pm
Playlist - Tuesday Night News, 9 p.m. at 101.5 FM, Roanoke

Tune in live at 101.5 FM in the Roanoke area or stream the show via 1015tvmp.com.

Sunday 01/17/2016
Posted: January 17, 2016 - 12:00 am
Kelsea Ballerini bringing country hits to Sidewinders on Wednesday

Once again, social media is the modern-day equivalent of the lunch counter of yore. Hang around long enough, and you might get discovered.

Friday 01/15/2016
Posted: January 15, 2016 - 12:15 am
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Thursday 01/14/2016
Posted: January 14, 2016 - 4:41 pm
Jefferson Center announces a new hire, plus Bela Fleck & The Flecktones show

A month after losing the employee who booked its concerts, Jefferson Center has announced a new hire for that position.

Posted: January 14, 2016 - 12:15 am
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Posted: January 14, 2016 - 12:00 am
Roanoke's new live music venue is spot on

For more than five years, Kirk Avenue Music Hall in downtown Roanoke provided audiences with an intimate setting for some of the best music to pass through the valley.

Posted: January 14, 2016 - 12:00 am
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Tuesday 01/12/2016
Posted: January 12, 2016 - 1:00 pm
Son of a ... Nathaniel Rateliff & The Night Sweats are coming to FloydFest

Yet another hot act is on the bill for FloydFest 2016. Nathaniel Rateliff & The Night Sweats, who have torn up alternative radio with the uptempo soul shouter "S.O.B.," are the latest on the bill for the July 27-31 event off the ...

Posted: January 12, 2016 - 12:00 pm
Playlist - Tuesday Night News, 9 p.m. at 101.5 FM, Roanoke

Tune in to 101.5 FM in the Roanoke area, or stream the show via 1015tvmp.com.

Monday 01/11/2016
Posted: January 11, 2016 - 3:50 pm
Banjo roots and branches onstage at Jefferson Center on Thursday

One of the highlights of 2012’s FloydFest was the pairing of young bluesman Gary Clark Jr. and Malian musician Cheick Hamala Diabate.

Saturday 01/09/2016
Posted: January 09, 2016 - 12:00 am
Music conference set to coincide with Down by Downtown, Blue Ridge Marathon

Things are going to get even more interesting during the Down by Downtown/Blue Ridge Marathon week.

Friday 01/08/2016
Posted: January 08, 2016 - 12:15 am
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Thursday 01/07/2016
Posted: January 07, 2016 - 10:59 am
Rooster Walk 8 to get funky, grassy with Lettuce, Sam Bush

Henry County's Memorial Day weekend fun time, Rooster Walk, has filled out its lineup, announcing acts that represent some of the very best in funk and acoustic music.

Posted: January 07, 2016 - 12:15 am
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Posted: January 07, 2016 - 12:00 am
Road trip alert: Abingdon's January Jams kicks off with Dirty Dozen, Bettye LaVette

A new year brings a growing tradition in Abingdon. January Jams begins its fourth year of live music at Barter Theatre with shows on Friday and Saturday.

Posted: January 07, 2016 - 12:00 am
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Tuesday 01/05/2016
Posted: January 05, 2016 - 7:30 pm
Harvester schedule Drive By Truckers and more for upcoming concerts

Rocky Mount's Harvester Performance Center keeps making moves. The latest addition is Drive-By Truckers, the quintessential modern Southern rock band, which will debut its show at the Harvester on March 14. In a Southwest Virginia bonue, DBT tour ...

Posted: January 05, 2016 - 6:37 pm
Playlist - Tuesday Night News, 9 p.m. at 101.5 FM Roanoke

Listen on your transistor sets by turning the knob to 101.5 FM in the Roanoke area, or stream the show internationally at 1015tvmp.com.

Friday 01/01/2016
Posted: January 01, 2016 - 12:15 am
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Posted: January 01, 2016 - 12:00 am
Top 5 local music stories of 2015

Roanoke Times music writer Tad Dickens picked these as his top music stories of 2015.

Posted: January 01, 2016 - 12:00 am
Top 5 local arts stories of 2015

Roanoke Times arts writer Mike Allen picked these as his top arts stories of 2015.

Posted: January 01, 2016 - 12:00 am
5 things we loved in 2015

The Roanoke Times Extra staff picks their top 5 things they loved from 2015.

Thursday 12/31/2015
Posted: December 31, 2015 - 12:00 am
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Wednesday 12/30/2015
Posted: December 30, 2015 - 4:17 pm
Ring in 2016 with these local events

For the past couple of years, Roanoke’s Market Square has been party central for New Year’s Eve festivities. That will still be the case tonight, but there are some changes to ring in as well.

Tuesday 12/29/2015
Posted: December 29, 2015 - 11:59 pm
Outdoor concerts to return in 2016 to Elmwood Park, Dr Pepper Park

For a city hungry for outdoor concert options, 2015 was a blast. The recently renovated Elmwood Park hosted two concert series that brought in six national acts, and other entities promoted at least three shows or one-day festivals in a variety of...

Posted: December 29, 2015 - 6:19 pm
Musicians who escaped fire look to rebuild

Folk singer, guitarist and songwriter William Izzillo — better known by the stage name Bill Hudson — moved to Southwest Virginia about 18 years ago for the music scene.

Posted: December 29, 2015 - 9:41 am
FloydFest announces Warren Haynes, Selasee & The Fafa Family for 2016

The FloydFest bill keeps looking hotter. As the year winds down, the event has announced that Warren Haynes will be part of the 2016 lineup.

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