Magical Mystery Music Bus TourSeptember 25, 2012
This Saturday, take a bus ride around Richmond and learn some great music information brought to you by the good folks at WRIR. Led by Richmond music historian Gregg Kimball, there will be two tours that start and end at The Camel with numerous stops, venue tours and presentations.
About the Music History Tour
On September 29th, WRIR Presents: A Richmond Music History Tour. Join Richmond music historian Gregg Kimball and his able WRIR assistants as they take you on a two hour journey through your city’s music history. From the “Harlem of the South” days of the Hippodrome to the heydays of Drag queens in Carytown to an exclusive peek at the VCU Library archives, the Richmond Music History Tour is sure to be an unforgettable experience. On Saturday, September 29th, there will be two bus tours that will meet at The Camel, one starting at 11AM, the other at 2:30PM. The tour begins with a multimedia overview of Rihmond musical history from the turn of the century through the war years, then the bus journey proceeds to landmarks where musical history was made. Tour stops include The National, the site of the Old Virginia Barn Dance, Tantilla Gardens, and even the original GWAR art and music studios known as “The Slave Pit.” This event is sponsored by WRIR, The Rainbow Minute, To The Bottom and Back, and the Camel. Tickets are 25 dollars and available online at http://www.brownpapertickets.com. Reserve your seat today, space is limited.