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CMJ: PEOPLE’S BLUES BLOW OUT THE WALLS OF THE BOWERY ELECTRIC

It may have been an early, 30-minute daytime set, but the People’s Blues of Richmond didn’t need a whole lot of time to leave one hell of an impression.  “We’re here to prove that rock and roll isn’t dead,” declared vocalist Matthew Volkes.  While that might be a bold statement for some, the band sure lived up to that promise as they executed […]

C-Ville.com features People’s Blues of Richmond

Founded during a time of grief, People’s Blues of Richmond is a band that oozes with emotion. Co-founders Tim Beavers and Matt Volkes were mourning the loss of a friend when they began playing and writing songs together, eventually resulting in 2013’s Good Time Suicide. Tracks such as “Cocaine” and “Black Cat” define the band’s […]

New Summer/Fall Tour Dates! NY, VA, NC, WV, MD, PA, etc!

Check out our upcoming East Coast tour dates by CLICKING THIS LINK! (The image above doesn’t include everything.) Cities we’ll be in include: Lexington, VA (Greenwater Fest) Bartow, WV (Camp Barefoot) Greensboro, NC (Blind Tiger) Charlottesville, VA (The Southern w/ London Souls) Roanoke, VA (Martin’s Big Block Party) Baltimore, MD (8×10) Ithaca, NY (The Haunt) Halifax, […]

People's Blues of Richmond & Dinosaur Jr. 7/22 at The National

Opening for Dinosaur Jr in RVA! Opening for The Revivalists in NYC!

We’re back from an amazing tour! We played at Mad Tea Party Jam (WV), Taste of Randolph Festival (Chicago), Thunderbird Cafe (Pittsburgh), 3 sets at Electric Forest (Michigan), New Mountain Theater (Asheville, NC), The Hub (Va Beach), and OBX Brewing Station for July 4th! Next we go to NYC to play at the beautiful Bowery […]

June/July/August Tour Dates

JUNE/JULY/AUG Tour Dates! New album?! New music videos?!

The summer is kicking into high gear! We’ve had some explosive shows already including a SOLD OUT night at The Broadberry in Richmond (‘Cocaine Powder’ encore/guitar smash/stage dive), a BeerFest in OBX with Tauk, headlining sets at Rooster Walk and ShadeFest, and all this while recording our new album at The Ward in RVA and simultaneously filming two […]

New Songs! New Live Recordings! – “PBR Live in RVA 4/21/15”!

On April 21st, 2015 we raged with our hometown (Richmond, VA) at The Broadberry! We played a lot of our new material including ‘Burning an Oak Tree’, ‘The March’, ‘Quit or Die’, ‘Just Tears’, and ‘My Guitar to Break’. “PBR Live in RVA 4/21/15” is a great look at what we’ve been working on lately […]

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People’s Blues of Richmond May Tour Dates

Take a look at our Tour Dates for May 15! Come see what we’ve been cooking up and tell your friends who haven’t seen us before! We’ve got new music and an ever-changing, action-packed show where anything can happen! Come be a part of the madness! (Click the venue or band name to check out […]

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Guitar World premieres new single “Gone Gone Gone”

Here it is everyone! It’s official Guitar World has just released our new single “Gone Gone Gone” recorded and produced by Mark Neill who’s past work includes The Black Keys, J Roddy Walston and The Business, Dan Auerbach and many more…. Thanks so much for all the support this past week w JJ Grey & Mofro […]