Live Music

Ruckzuck lands its far-out musical spaceship at the Tea Bazaar on Saturday. Photo: Publicity photo

ARTS Pick: Ruckzuck

Self-proclaimed “trippy trio” Ruckzuck digs live shows, feeding off of spontaneity and grooving on audience energy. The band’s loping sets are part psychedelic, part Krautrock and unlike any other fusion of musical forms. And although the group’s lyrics are sometimes dark and emotional, nothing makes brothers Nick and Matt Bedo and Faith Kelly happier than […]

Lady Taij headlines a night of hip-hop at The Ante Room that includes VA Doe, Ezzy Loc, Spititout Inc. and DC3PO. Photo: Publicity photo

ARTS Pick: Lady Taij

Inspired by the poetry of Maya Angelou at a young age, Staunton artist Lady Taij delivers thought-provoking, silky rhymes that detail a rarely observed female perspective on a scene filled with “sex, drugs and rap.” Her edgy lyrics float over an infectious R&B accompaniment and confident social commentary. Thursday 2/18. $5-8, 8pm. The Ante Room, 219 […]