Chester resident has bit of Nashville in his soul
Shawn Fenner penned his first song, “Love Triangle,” when he was 11 years old and not yet guitar savvy. The song stayed with him as he moved forward. Today, he has a promising musical career with some exhilarating experiences under his belt. Fenner attended Bellwood Elementary, Salem Middle and... Read more
At Henricus Historical Park’s Three Centuries of Virginia Christmas event, Saturday, Dec. 9 from noon to 5 p.m. interpreters will be demonstrating the changing traditions of English Christmas during the reigns of King James I (1621), King George III (1776) and Queen Victoria (1864). From 6 p.m. to 9... Read more
Local student to play in jazz ensemble
During its fall concert, the Eastern Mennonite University Jazz Ensemble, of which North Chesterfield’s William Ragland is a member, will play swing, up-tempo funk, two Benny Carter pieces, and more. The 16-member ensemble under the direction of Robert Curry will take the stage at Lehman Auditorium at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov.... Read more
Richmond Brass & Percussion Consort to perform annual     concert of patriotic music
The Richmond Brass & Percussion Consort, under the direction of George L. Tuckwiller III and featuring soprano Lisa Edwards Burrs, will present their annual “Concert in Honor of America” on Monday, July 3, 7:30 p.m. at Chester Presbyterian Church. The Richmond Brass and Percussion Consort is a large brass... Read more
Third Thursdays on the Green returns
The Chester Community Association kicked off their summer concert series, Third Thursdays on the Green, with a bluegrass band that has played the venue in the past; Cary Street Ramblers. More concerts are schedule for this summer: July 20, August 17, and ChesterFest, September 23. PICTURED  IN NO PARTICULAR... Read more
The Richmond Jazz Band was in rare form Saturday during their latest big band presentation at the Chester Library under the banner “Spring into Music.” It was an important concert for the band as their Music Director Gilberto (Bam Bam) Rodriguez led his last concert. He and his fellow... Read more
Steve Harris of Chester and L.T. Holmes of Prince George sang “Me and Mrs. Jones” – a 1972 soul song written by Kenny Gamble, Leon Huff, and Cary Gilbert, and originally recorded by Billy Paul – and their performance led the judges for the 7th Annual Senior Idol competition to award them... Read more
  THURSDAY MAY 11 MEADOWDALE BOOK DISCUSSION GROUP – 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. “Mrs. Lincoln and Mrs. Keckly: The Remarkable Story of the Friendship Between a First Lady and a Former Slave” by Jennifer Fleischner will be discussed. No registration required. FRIDAY, MAY 12 2017 SENIOR IDOL COMPETITION... Read more
Have you got your tickets? The seventh annual Senior Idol for the Chesterfield, Greater Richmond and Tri-Cities areas will present a variety of talent. Twelve local seniors will vie for the title May 12 at Victory Tabernacle Church located at 11700 Genito Road, Midlothian. Show time is 7 p.m.... Read more
In a historic first for the Petersburg Symphony Orchestra, the world of the traditional classical symphony orchestra will merge with the modem combination of electric guitars, bass, vocals, and rhythm sets as the Chester-based variety band, Outside the Wire, joins with the 55-member Petersburg Symphony Orchestra in its 5th... Read more