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Straight No Chaser: Songs of the Decade

Thu, 08/10/2017 - 10:39am -- WCVE

The perfect mix of ten incredible vocalists combined with an appropriate dash of humor create both a captivating and entertaining evening for all. The special features material from Straight No Chaser’s EP, “Six Pack: Volume 2” and their most recent LP, “With A Twist”, including “Billie Jean/Poison”, “Like A Prayer”, and “Get Ready” and more! The material is a mix of classic hits from 1950’s and 1960’s, the Motown era, as well as contemporary pop hits with the classic SNC twist.

Special Coverage: Mayor Levar Stoney

Mon, 08/07/2017 - 10:30am -- WCVE

NPR’s Weekend Edition reporter LuLu Garcia-Navarro will be in Richmond August 9 to continue her series on Mayor Levar Stoney’s first year on the job. She’ll tour Monument Avenue, then attend the first public hearing of the Mayor’s Monuments Commission.

Listen to Garcia-Navarro’s report on 88.9 WCVE News/Music this Sunday, August 13 between 8:00 and 10:00 a.m.

Emmylou Harris and the Nash Ramblers Celebrate the 125th Anniversary of the Ryman

Thu, 08/03/2017 - 10:50am -- WCVE

Twenty-six years ago Emmylou Harris and her acoustic band the Nash Ramblers performed a three-night stint at Nashville’s historic Ryman Auditorium. Those performances, which were live recording sessions for their Grammy Award-winning album At the Ryman, helped spearhead efforts to refurbish the century-old former home of the Grand Ole Opry.

A Capitol Fourth: Celebrate Our Country’s 241st Birthday

Thu, 06/29/2017 - 10:09am -- WCVE

Live from the West Lawn of the U.S. Capitol, the all-star musical and fireworks extravaganza will kick off the country’s 241st birthday with performances by soul men Dan Aykroyd and Jim Belushi of The Blues Brothers; iconic multi-platinum selling music legends The Beach Boys, with special guests John Stamos (drums) and Sugar Ray’s Mark McGrath (vocals); legendary Motown stars The Four Tops; “The Voice” Season 12 winner Chris Blue; and Tony-nominated Broadway star Phillipa Soo (Amélie, Hamilton); with the National Symphony Orchestra under the direction of top pops conductor Jack Everly.