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Every weekday afternoon at 5 p.m., join Melissa Goode for Live at 5. Melissa will feature a live song from a group that’s coming to the Commonwealth, releasing a concert album, or just to wind down the day.

Live at 5 is supported by Virginia National Bank.

 

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Live at 5, Tuesday, February 20

The Plimsouls started in 1978 shortly after Peter Case left The Nerves. They released their first full album The Plimsouls in 1981 and went to #1 on the charts. By 1983 they had released […]

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Live at 5, Monday, February 19

In the early ’70s Frank Zappa and the Mothers of Invention had some major setbacks. In December of 1971, their equipment was destroyed in a fire at Casino de Montreux where they were performing in Switzerland. […]

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Live at 5, Wednesday, February 7

It’s International Clash Day and to celebrate on Live at 5 we get to a song that was originally on 1980’s Sandinista! For the 3LP and 36 song album The Clash had planned to release […]

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Live at 5, Tuesday, February 6

Today is Bob Marley’s Birthday and on what would have been his 73rd year we should celebrate with music! 1978 the Jamaican luminary was touring Europe on the Kaya album and recorded in June at […]

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Live at 5, Monday, February 5

In 1983 Echo and the Bunnymen had their biggest success with the release of their third album, Porcupine. The classic line-up of Ian McCullough, Will Sargent, Les Pattinson, and Pete de Freitas made it to […]

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Live at 5, Friday, January 2

In 1988 Mudhoney released their first EP, Superfuzz Bigmuff. An Expanded version of the EP was released to include the first European tour the band did and recorded in Berlin in October 1988 we have […]

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