All Shows

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Bonerama picBonerama (w/ Dr. Z & the Riff Raff opening)– Saturday, July 11, 2015 – Bonerama has always been hailed as “unlike anything you’ve ever heard before.”  As their sound evolves and changes it’s still the best way to describe this 15 year old powerhouse trombone touring band from New Orleans, LA. In addition to changing the way people think about the trombone, the sound of Bonerama has become an influence and contribution to the sound of New Orleans music today. The band has performed and recorded with countless national artists such as R.E.M., OKGo, Tom Morello, Wayne Kramer (MC5), Jill Sobule and so many more, all while bringing their distinctive sounds from New Orleans to a national spotlight. Dr. Z & the Riff Raff start at 8:15 p.m. Bonerama starts at 9 p.m. $12 adv / $15 at doors. Online tickets HERE.

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victor picVictor Wainwright & WildRoots – Thursday, July 23, 2015 – Though his career began over a decade ago with genuine rock n’ roll honky-tonk, Wainwright has broadened his artistic scope over the years to include music representing virtually every corner of the blues. His insatiable interest in music discovery, sheer love for entertaining and curiosity have led him all around the world, and the resulting perspective is a reflection of his passion for entertaining and creating progressive roots music in an effort to move the artform forward. Composer, producer, vocalist, entertainer and award winning piano player; Victor Wainwright is a raucous high-octane, dynamic performer and crowd pleasure with soul to spare. $10 adv / $12 at door. Music starts at 8 p.m. Online tickets HERE.

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Low Res MonbacksFARM SHOWMajor & the Monbacks w/ The Morgan Wade Band opening- Saturday, Aug. 8, 2015 at Shining Star Farm (3838 Barrows Mill Road, Martinsville, Va.) – Hailing from Norfolk, VA, Major and the Monbacks have created their own blend of rock n roll, merging retro 60’s rock n roll, psychedelic twang, soaring three-part harmonies, and the high energy and horn laden grit of southern soul. With three songwriters all switching between lead and backing vocal duties, as well as a full 8-piece ensemble that includes a lively horn section and a powerful rhythm section comprised of both a drummer and full time percussion player, the Monbacks have honed a very powerful sound. The band’s debut full length album, available now, has given the band a chance to finally capture the energy and tenacity of their live performances and translate that to a full studio release. The Morgan Wade Band is an Americana band with roots in folk, traditional country and rock. Morgan’s voice and lyrics reflect the beauty, anger, hunger and hope of millennials coming of age in Appalachia. This band is surely not one to miss. Music starts at 7:30 p.m. $12 adv / $15 at the door. Online tickets HERE.

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pic album coverDerek BishopTues., Aug. 18, 2015 – A Martinsville native now living in NYC, Derek Bishop just released his sophomore album, Bicycling In Quicksand. The 10-song record is a seamless blend of 70s disco, 80s new wave, and about 12 other genres thrown in the mix. Bishop’s gift for connecting to audiences through personal stories, splashed with a plethora of contagious melodies, boosts this singer/songwriter album into the sonic stratosphere. Quicksand — just called “one of the best indie pop records of the year.” by Echo magazine — is deep, rich, and colorful. It’s an exhibition of Bishop’s talents as a lyricist, tunesmith and arranger. Music starts at 8 p.m. $10 adv / $12 doors. Season passes not accepted. Online tickets HERE.

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pic web resSeries Show – Devon Allman Band – Sat., Sept. 26, 2015 – Join us as Devon Allman, the son of Gregg Allman, brings his band back to the Rives for an amazing rock/blues show. Devon’s last appearance was a sellout! Music starts at 9 p.m.Season Passes $12 adv / $15 doors. Season Passes accepted. Online tickets HERE.

 

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