Chamomile and Whiskey rocks the Southern on Friday. Photo by Rich Tarbell

ARTS Pick: Chamomile and Whiskey

Nelson County’s Chamomile and Whiskey drove its inaugural release, 2007’s Wandering Boots, around the U.S. festival circuit to build a fanbase and define itself in the massive genre of Americana, leading to its current pace of more than 150 live shows per year. The band throws some extra Irish passion on its musical fire with […]

Mike Recine will perform Saturday, March 18 at The Jefferson School African American Heritage Center. Publicity photo

ARTS Pick: Mike Recine

Personal stories about fellow Jersey boys and Brooklyn hipsters color the dark wit of comedian Mike Recine, who got his start performing open mic standup at Panera Bread. Recine pokes fun at everyday people, but shows a softer side when he hands out jars of his homemade pasta sauce at shows. Saturday, March 18. $20, […]

Keese will perform with Gritty City Records on Tuesday at The Ante Room. Photo by Amy Jackson

ARTS Picks: Gritty City Records

High-energy Richmond hip-hop coalition Gritty City Records featuring nearly a dozen emcees and producers gets real and raw, spitting fiery verse influenced by ’90s artists such as Nas, Mobb Deep and Wu-Tang Clan. The group is joined by socially conscious lyrical mastermind Keese, Alex Brown of extraterrestrial-seeking Friends From Earth and spiritual hip-hop duo Lo$tnFound. […]