Mighty Joshua

Fifty years after 1967’s Summer of Love, the IX Art Park’s Lovefest seeks to capture the same artistic idealism. Anatomy of Frank joins the lineup on Saturday. Publicity photo

ARTS Pick: Lovefest

Forty bands. Two stages. 23 hours of music. Lovefest is a response through art to the civil rights struggles shaking the community. From early-morning meditation to midday belly dancing to late-night gypsy punk, the festival offers a weekend of immersion in the love and passion of local artists. The lineup features well-known community musicians including […]

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ARTS Pick: Mighty Joshua

African percussionist Mighty Joshua raises consciousness while glasses clink and the sun slips down behind pastoral, sloping vineyards at the Sunsets Become Eclectic music series. As a founding member of Richmond’s reggae scene, Joshua has performed with a number of bands, including Jah Revelations, Richmond Dub Collective and Antero. He steps forward with a new […]