Richmond Raceway and AEG Presents announce PRIMUS and special guests Wolfmother and The Sword as part of A Tribute To Kings tour will join the Virginia Lottery Concert Series to play at Virginia Credit Union LIVE! at Richmond Raceway on Monday, June 15 at 7:30 p.m. A Tribute To Kings will showcase PRIMUS performing Rush’s entire classic album, A Farewell To Kings, in addition to their own music.
Tickets will go on sale to the public online at vaculive.com or in-person at The National Box Office at 708 East Broad Street in Richmond, Va. on Friday, Feb. 21 at 10 a.m. Virginia Credit Union and RICHMOND NATION members will receive an exclusive pre-sale for the Chicago concert on Thursday, Feb. 20 from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m.
PRIMUS, an American funk metal band, formed in El Sobrante, Calif. in 1984. The band is made up of founding member Les Claypool on bassist/vocalist, along with Larry “Ler” LaLonde on guitar and Tim “Herb” Alexander on drums. They have released nine studio albums including their major label debut, Sailing the Seas of Cheese, in 1991. The band is known for their eccentric approach to music, which includes recording the original theme song for the TV show South Park. To learn more about PRIMUS, visit primusville.com.
Wolfmother, a hard rock band, is from Sydney, New South Wales, Australia. The band, formed in 2004, consists of founding member Andrew Stockdale on vocals and guitars, along with Harnish Rosser on drums and Brad Heald on bass. The band has released five studio albums including their critically successful debut Wolfmother. In December 2019, Wolfmother released their latest album, Rock’n’Roll Baby. For more information on Wolfmother, visit wolfmother.com.
The Sword, an American heavy metal band, from Austin, Texas formed in 2003. The band consists of John D. Cronise on vocals and guitar, Kyle Shutt on guitar, Bryan Richie on bass, and Santiago “Jimmy” Vela III on drums. The band has released six studio albums including their successful sophomore album Gods of Earth. To learn more about The Sword, visit theswordofficial.com
The Commonwealth Mall at Virginia Credit Union LIVE! will feature concessions, displays, and merchandise on the day of the event, with gates opening at 6:30 p.m. The address for Virginia Credit Union LIVE! is 900 E. Laburnum in Richmond, Va. Parking for the event is located in Lot D, at the corner of Laburnum and Carolina Avenues, and can be accessed through Gate 4 on Laburnum Avenue. Parking is $10 cash only for the public and free for Virginia Credit Union members with lots opening at 5:30 p.m.
Virginia Credit Union LIVE! continues to bring top musical acts and superior concert experiences to music fans in the Richmond region. The venue has hosted top national recording artists such as Aerosmith, Sting, Jimmy Buffett, Dave Matthews Band, Robert Plant, Florida Georgia Line, The Lumineers, and The 1975.
In addition to its 6,000 covered seats, the venue hosts six permanent private dressing rooms with restrooms and showers attached to the stage as well as two loading docks. There is a separate hospitality building providing a full menu of food and beverage amenities. The backstage area is completely secured with ample room for parking large vehicles and tour buses.
2020 Virginia Lottery Concert Series
Virginia Credit Union LIVE!, the only covered amphitheater in the greater Richmond region, continues to bring top musical acts and superior concert experiences to music fans in the Richmond region. The venue has hosted top national recording artists such as Aerosmith, Sting, Bob Dylan, Jimmy Buffett, Dave Matthews Band, Florida Georgia Line, The Lumineers, and The 1975.
This year’s Virginia Lottery Concert Series at Virginia Credit Union LIVE! will be one of the best in the venue’s history. Tickets for previously announced shows are available for purchase unless otherwise specified.
Virginia Credit Union LIVE! continues to bring top musical acts and superior concert experiences to music fans in the Richmond region as part of the Virginia Lottery Concert Series. The venue has hosted top national recording artists such as Aerosmith, Sting, Bob Dylan, Jimmy Buffett, Dave Matthews Band, Florida Georgia Line, and The Lumineers.
Cody Jinks will join the Toyota Spring Race Weekend to perform an evening of outlaw country as part of the Virginia Lottery Concert Series at Virginia Credit Union LIVE! on Friday, April 17 at 7:30 p.m.
Chicago, who is one of the longest-running and best-selling rock bands of all-time, will be a part of the Virginia Lottery Concert Series to play at Virginia Credit Union LIVE! at Richmond Raceway on Sunday, May 3 at 7:30 p.m.
The Avett Brothers, one of the top folk-rock acts in the country, perform their iconic sound at Virginia Credit Union LIVE! on Sunday, July 19 at 7:30 p.m.
Richmond Raceway 2020 Season
Richmond will host the Toyota Spring Race Weekend on April 17-19. NASCAR’s best will compete for a spot in the playoffs in the TOYOTA OWNERS 400 NASCAR Cup Series (NCS) race on Sunday, April 19. The NASCAR Gander RV & Outdoors Truck Series will return to America’s Premier Short Track for the ToyotaCare 250 “under the lights” on Saturday, April 18. This will be the first Gander Truck race at Richmond since 2005. Practice day for the NCS and Gander Truck is on Friday, April 17.
For the first time in 11 years, the NTT IndyCar Series will race at Richmond “under the lights” on Saturday, June 27. Richmond will host a festival headlined by the NTT IndyCar Series, welcoming fans to engage in a speed-themed weekend event on June 26-27.
The road to the 2020 NASCAR Cup Series championship will once again lead through Richmond on Sept. 11-12. The Action Track will be the second race of the first round of the NASCAR Cup Series Playoffs for the ninth annual Federated Auto Parts 400 on Saturday, Sept. 12. Richmond will also host the Go Bowling 250 NASCAR Xfinity Series Regular Season Championship race on Friday, Sept. 11. This will be the 29th consecutive year the fall race weekend is “under the lights” at Richmond.
NASCAR and INDYCAR tickets are available for purchase in-person at the Richmond Ticket Office, via phone at 866-455-7223, or online at richmondraceway.com.