Brighter The Moon
Brighter The Moon is an up and coming Virginia rock band. Inspired by the sounds of some of their favorite musicians such as Chris Carrabba (Dashboard Confessional), Andrew McMahon (SoCo, Jack's Mannequin), Brighter The Moon brings a unique sound focused on placing meaningful, heartfelt lyrics around driving melodies. With two EP's under their belt, Brighter The Moon has already shared the stage with many national touring acts such as New Politics, Morning Parade, Smallpools, The Dangerous Summer, RDGLDGRN, Rookie Of The Year, Transit, Hit The Lights, Sparks The Rescue and many more. The boys of Brighter The Moon have also been featured in XL102 Richmond's Rock Station's Artist in Residence Project. The guys are currently touring on their latest release, "In Search For Sound".
Downhaul is an emo band from Greensboro, North Carolina with family all over Virginia. Brutally honest and painfully self-aware, they actually have way fewer ex-girlfriends than their lyrics would lead you to believe.
Never go in against a Sicilian when death is on the line
Magnolia dusts the age off your forgotten participation trophies and runner-up medallions. Ben Young, Andrew McGinn and Scott Jackson bring to you the sound of your mom's boyfriend's garage. Also, Raleigh, North Carolina.
Sugar, Dirt and Sand
Based in Raleigh, NC, by way of Richmond, VA, Sugar Dirt and Sand is the musical culmination of the life of Mike McCabe. Powerful vocals and honest songwriting are the driving forces of Sugar Dirt and Sand’s musical splendor. By combining Motown vibes with his appreciation for the mystical folk stylings of early Van Morrison and Father John Misty, Mike strives to create relatable, heartfelt music that is a representation of the highs and lows of his own journey. Lost love, lasting nostalgia, and a want for a better life dominate these incredible songs. Sugar Dirt and Sand isn’t something that Mike McCabe does. Sugar Dirt and Sand is the physical embodiment of Mike’s internal dialogue. These songs are a glimpse into the mind of Mike McCabe, and they promise not to disappoint.