The annual summer concert season is distinguished by its abundance of world-class jazz festivals. And many of these festivals, including the Playboy Jazz Festival, Newport Jazz Festival and Monterey Jazz Festival, are veritable institutions at this point, having attracted millions of attendees between them. So with that sort of competition, building a new multi-day jazz festival of national note would be a challenge. But a quick glance at the remarkable artist lineup for the 3rd Annual Richmond Jazz Festival at Maymont proves that the capital of Virginia is certainly making a solid effort.
From August 10-12, high caliber jazz and adult R&B artists like George Benson,India Arie, Stanley Clarke, Robert Cray and Poncho Sanchez, will blaze the festival’s large, outdoor stage. Additionally, the Friday show, which will be held indoors at the newly resurrected Hippodrome Theater, will feature Richmond native and jazz funk legend Lonnie Liston Smith. Saturday and Sunday’s shows will also be enhanced by the ambiance of the gorgeous Maymont grounds and gardens, as well as scheduled wine tastings and access to international cuisines. Single day and entire weekend ticket packages are available starting at just $20. Visit www.jazzatmaymont.com for more information.
Like TheUrbanDaily.com on Facebook to stay updated with the latest entertainment news and original interviews!
Ever since its quiet launch during the summer of 2010, Richmond singer/songwriter Jarrard Anthony’s Saturday Soul Social event has continued to grow in local popularity. Held every first Saturday of each month, the free, indie soul music showcase is unlike anything else happening regularly in Central Virginia. Buzz-worthy artists like Jon Bibbs, Alison Carney and Kenny Wesley have performed full acoustic sets at the Social, now being held at Addis Ethiopian Restaurant.
On August 4th, soul singer Candice Anitra performs. There will also be a listening preview of the new CD by The Endangered. As usual, Jarrard Anthony hosts while DJ R. Simms spins the classic soul, house and grown-up hip-hop. There’s also an open mic portion. And again, it’s all free to attend. Visit jarrardanthony.com for more information.
Get more Summertime Remixed content on TheUrbanDaily.com:
46. Bianca Lawson (from everything in the 90s, 2000s, and 2010s)
46 of 51
47. Bianca Lawson
47 of 51
48. Bianca Lawson
48 of 51
49. Bianca Lawson
49 of 51
50. Bianca Lawson
50 of 51
51. Bianca Lawson
51 of 51
Continue reading Richmond Bares Its Soul During 3rd Annual Jazz Festival
51 Photos Of '90s Child Stars Who Are Badder Than Ever
You remember them from when they were young. For the most part they played some brats, but it was okay. That just means they were good at their jobs. But since we've seen them on our favorite shows, what do they look like now? Take a look at these child stars who are all grown and sexy now.