Wednesday, March 6, 2013

Matchbox 20, Bob Dylan tix on sale, Kepone, Trongone Band

Getting to start (and finish!) this while the sun is still up for a change after being granted a 1/2 snow day by my employer (the boss' name rhymes with Ronald McDonald but he's a different kind of clown).

Thursday night at Cary St. Cafe, Trongone Band continue their Thursday night residency. The show will start at 10 PM and there is no cover. You can also catch the band unplugged at Tobacco Company from 7 PM - 9 PM on Sunday night. Here's the band performing Stevie Wonder's "Boogie on Reggae Woman" > Grateful Dead's "West LA Fadeaway" at The Camel back in November:



On Sunday at The Landmark Theater, Matchbox 20 comes to town. The show will start at 7:30 with Matt Hires opening. Tickets are $40, $60 or $70 dollars. Looks like some single seats are still available but otherwise it's sold out. If you really like Matchbox 20, you can join them on their cruise in December. It's on a Carnival ship. Hope that turns out better than that one a few weeks ago. Here they are, land locked and  performing "English Town" live in Australia on this tour:




Speaking of the Landmark Theater, tix for Bob Dylan & His Band will go on sale on Friday at 10 AM at etix.com. The show is April 16 and Dawes will be the opener. The tickets are a reasonable $52. See him now because he's getting old but his shows are still pretty damn good. BTW, if you wanna go, let me know as I'm currently looking for a concert buddy that night. I also have the super-secret pre-sale password.

Richmond's classic indie-power-punk-pop band, Kepone, will make a rare appearance as they've reunited for three East Coast shows. They've got gigs in DC and Philly before they hit Strange Matter here in Richmond on Sunday night.  Doors will open at 9, show starts at 10. It's $8 in advance, $10 at the door. Office of Future Plans and Daria will open. Here's Kepone at Balliceaux in October of last year:



Here's the 9th best video of the year 2012 according to Paste Magazine. It's the one where Fiona Apple wears an octopus on her head. She so crazy! It's actually a pretty cool video.


Have a great weekend!

Tony Jordan