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

Council approves new waterfront features

By Luke Anderson | [email protected] At its March public hearing, council approved several plans geared toward enhancing the vibrancy of Old Town’s waterfront. The area has...

A tale of ‘Perseverance’ : Student composer Nathan Pereda debuts new...

By Missy Schrott | [email protected] Composing music isn’t an easy way to make a living, but Northern Virginia Community College student Nathan Pereda might just...

Music lessons for adults and kids

By Hannah Williams  Are you thinking of starting music lessons for you or your child? Playing an instrument is a lifelong gift, and starting lessons...

Tom Paxton reflects on songwriting and a decades-spanning career

By Cody Mello-Klein | [email protected] When he was 15 years old, Grammy-nominated folk singer-songwriter Tom Paxton pulled a guitar out of his aunt’s closet in...

Alexandria Symphony Orchestra prepares for 2019-2020 season

By Missy Schrott | [email protected] The Alexandria Symphony Orchestra will open its 2019-2020 season on Oct. 5 with a diverse set of programs that will...

Alexandria Harmonizers head to Scotland

By Heather Hartzell | [email protected]  The Alexandria Harmonizers, an Alexandria-based men’s barbershop chorus, are touring in the United Kingdom until Aug. 12. The tour includes...