Thursday, September 13, 2012

Beach House, Sean Rowe, Kris Delmhorst, Turbo Fruits, Garbage, Yardbirds, Zoso

Thursday night, neo-psychedelic band Beach House comes to The National. Tix are $22 in advance, $25 at the door. Doors open at 7, show starts at 8 with opener Dustin Wong. This will be Beach House's first time in Richmond, which is odd because they hail from Baltimore. But, welcome Beach House! You'll probably dig these guys if you like Nico & Velvet Underground, Mazzy Star, Cat Power, Cocteau Twins, PJ Harvey or Yo La Tengo. Here's Beach House doing "Lazuli":


At Ashland Coffee & Tea on Thursday night, it's singer-songwriters Kris Delmhorst and Sean Rowe. Tix are $12 in advance, $15 day of show. Show will start at 8 with Sean Rowe opening. Kris Delmhorst has won the Boston Music Awards Outstanding Singer/Songwriter Award twice. Get there early to see Sean Rowe who has been influenced by John Lee Hooker, Wilson Pickett, Muddy Waters, Marvin Gaye, Ray Charles, Van Morrison and Leonard Cohen. Here's Kris Delmhorst doing "Down To The Wire" in May:

And here's Sean Rowe doing "Downwind":




No BS! Brass Band will be at Balliceaux on Thursday night. Show starts at 10 PM and it's $3 to get in.

You can rock like it's 1979 at Pocohontas State Park on Friday night with Foreigner. General Admission tix are $20 in advance, $25 at the gate, and it's $40 in advance for Gold Circle tix. Gate opens at 6, show starts at 6:30 with a TBA band. Mick Jones (the sole original member) of Foreigner was recently interviewed by the Time website as the band as seen a resurgence in interest since their songs were featured in movies like "Magic Mike" and "Rock of Ages". You can read the interview HERE. Here's Foreigner back in the day with "I Want to Know What Love Is":



Garbage comes to The National on Friday night. Tix are $25. Doors open at 7, show starts at 8 with opener White Mystery. Here's the latest from Garbage "Big Bright World":



Psychedelic garage punk blues band, Turbo Fruits, will be Strange Matter on Friday night. Tix are $7, doors open at 9, show starts at 10 with openers The Milkstains and Super Vacations. Turbo Fruits new album, "Butter", just came out on Tuesday. Here's some Turbo Fruits playing live in Austin in May:



Saturday, you can enjoy brews and blues at Pocahontas State Park with the Virginia Hops & Harvest Fest featuring The Yardbirds (drummer Jim McCarty is the only member who was in the band in their heyday of '63 - '68 who is currently in the band) and Led Zep cover band, Zoso. General Admission is $12.50 in advance, $15 at the gate and then craft beer tastings will be $1 each. Gates open at noon, music starts at 1:30, Yardbirds come on at 6 PM and Zoso starts at 8. Here's The Yardbirds from back in '67 when Jimmy Page was in the band:



Susan Greenbaum will be kickin' it solo on Wednesday night at Ashland Coffee & Tea. Show starts at 7, tix are $5.

Have a great weekend!

Tony Jordan