Venture Richmond has a ton of 2nd Street Fest photos on their Facebook page. I just cruised through enough to get my funnel cake fix. It looks like I missed some great gospel music on Sunday. The crowds were huge and I didn’t hear of any incidents. Did you go? Tell your 2 Street story [...]
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Just in from Venture Richmond. 2nd Street and adjoining streets will be blocked off between Broad and Jackson, 1st and 3rd streets while up to 50,000 people come to Jackson Ward to celebrate the 2nd St Festival. Take the bus if you can. There will be parking on surface lots throughout the area, so a [...]
via the DPU: WHO: City of Richmond Department of Public Works WHAT: Street Closure WHEN: Friday, September 30 through Sunday, October 2, 9 am to midnight WHERE: The following streets will be closed Leigh Streetbetween 1st Street and 3rd Street Clay Streetbetween 1st Street and 3rd Street Marshall Streetbetween 1st Street and 3rd Street 2nd Street [...]
2nd Street Festival 2011 STAGE SCHEDULE SATURDAY, October 1 WAVERLY R. CRAWLEY MAIN STAGE (2ND & Marshall Streets) 12noon – 1:00pm Robert Jospe Trio 1:30pm – 2:10pm Dee’s Couture Fashion Show 2:30pm – 2:45pm Radio One 3:15pm – 4:15pm Second Nature Band 5:00 pm – 6:30pm S.O. S. Band JOE KENNEDY JR JAZZ STAGE (Clay [...]
Some lame verse from Facebook reminds me that the 2 Street Fest is coming (pretty) soon. 2nd Street Festival in Jackson Ward Sit back and relax a while Take some time to laugh and smile In Historic Jackson Ward on October 1st!
Richmond dot Com has been running polls for almost every conceivable catergory of life in Richmond. The latest is for best festival. Somehow the 2nd Street Festival did not make the list, though the Strawberry Hill Festival, which takes place 20 miles away, did.
There were reports on Twitter that shots were fired Saturday at the 2nd Street Festival Saturday night around 10:00 pm. From Inchantress: InchantressWhy da hell black people can’t act right. Shooting at 2 street festival. I am so angry rite now! Inchantress @YoshikoEnt all i could do was get my kids to safety. Never again dats it [...]
Day 1 on the 2nd Street Festival is characterized by more of a R & B, Funk, and Soul music. Day 2 takes on a different type of Soul music, Gospel. Anybody who has been to a black church on Sunday morning, knows that the party does stop on Saturday. Church bands and choirs have [...]
Michael Paul Williams piece on the 2nd Street Festival and the revival of Jackson Ward, Thousands of festivalgoers poured into Jackson Ward on a sun-splashed day with just a hint of autumn crispness. They were greeted by the familiar sights, sounds and smells of “Two Street”: gospel, funk and jazz music, African and African-American art and [...]
50,000 plus people are expected to attend the 2nd Street Festival today and tomorrow. 2nd Street is blocked off from Jackson Street to Grace. Parking will be catch as catch can. If your already parked and don’t need to travel out, it’s a good idea to stay put. Day trips are a good opportunity if you [...]
It’s a great day to be a Richmonder. The weather is damn near perfect, the river is rising and there is a seeming unending list of things to do this weekend. Some of the best Richmond has to offer in taking place in and around Carver & Jackson Ward. Here’s a short list.