Coverage of local music, as well as artists visiting Alexandria music venues.

All things Rachmaninoff

By Eileen Abbott Based on the long lines of attendees and palpable excitement when the doors opened for the Alexandria Symphony Orchestra’s season finale Saturday...

An overture to a historic season

By Missy Schrott | mschrott@alextimes.com Saturday marks the start of a momentous season for the Alexandria Symphony Orchestra. Not only is the organization celebrating its...

The road to Juilliard

By Missy Schrott | mschrott@alextimes.com  March 28, 2018, was an ordinary day for Bethlehem Hadgu – until it wasn’t. The T.C. Williams High School senior was...

Moondaddies Rock the West End

By Mae Hunt | mhunt@alextimes.com Rows of reserved tables were visible from the dance floor at the Alley Cat Restaurant & Sports Bar on a...

Del Ray Music Festival returns Saturday

By Duncan Agnew | dagnew@alextimes.com  The Del Ray Music Festival returns Saturday as 11 local bands take the stage for the biggest musical event of...

Bonnie Rideout brings Scottish fiddle music out of the pub and...

By Missy Schrott | mschrott@alextimes.com Alexandria’s own Grammy-nominated fiddler has spent a lifetime bringing the traditional music of her Scottish roots from pubs and firesides...