Tag: music

Amanda Anne Platt charts her own course in country-folk

By Denise Dunbar | [email protected] When Amanda Anne Platt opened last week for Amy Ray of Indigo Girls fame, nine years had passed since she...

School of Rock brings the noise to Alexandria

By Cody Mello-Klein | [email protected] Most businesses herald their grand openings with a simple ribbon cutting. The team behind the new School of Rock in...

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...

Drew and Ellie Holcomb to perform at the Birchmere for “You...

By Denise Dunbar | [email protected] Nashville based husband-and-wife duo Drew and Ellie Holcomb bring their February family tour to The Birchmere on Feb. 6. In...

Home Profile: Del Ray home embraces a touch of madness

By Alexa Epitropoulos | [email protected] Ellen and John Patrick’s home on the 400 block of East Duncan Avenue has had a variety of themes and...

An overture to a historic season

By Missy Schrott | [email protected] 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 | [email protected]  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 | [email protected] Rows of reserved tables were visible from the dance floor at the Alley Cat Restaurant & Sports Bar on a...

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

By Missy Schrott | [email protected] Alexandria’s own Grammy-nominated fiddler has spent a lifetime bringing the traditional music of her Scottish roots from pubs and firesides...

Ireton Cheer wins third consecutive national title

By Missy Schrott | [email protected] For the third year in a row, Bishop Ireton’s varsity cheerleading team won the Christian Cheerleaders of America National Championship....