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Welcome to Strange Matter! Richmond, Virginia's home for the best in underground music, art, and culture, VEGAN FRIENDLY/CARNIVORE APPROVED eats, and the city's best classic arcade. Follow the links above or below to browse our menu or calendar of events, learn more about the space or the city, find tickets to our upcoming shows and more.


Two of the most empowering, interesting new artists currently making waves throughout the blurry nexus of punk, metal, pop, and noise are hitting the road together next month for a Noisey-sponsored run, and I for one am too excited to even sit still as I write this. The beautifully doomed shoegaze quartet that comprise Noisey faves (and one of my personal addictions) King Woman will kick off an extensive US tour alongside wildly energetic post-punk icons-in-the-making Wax Idols, and both will be supporting sterling new releases. For Wax Idols (helmed by ex-White Lung firebrand Hether Fortune), the focus will be on the recently released American Tragic LP, while King Woman (who are voiced by Kristina Esfandiari, ex-Whirr and currently of Miserable) will be unfurling gossimer sonic waves from their Doubt EP—and hopefully, tease us with some new material. Joining them will be local favorite Windhand frontwoman Dorthia Cottrell and Shadow Age. CLICK HERE TO BUY TICKETS!

Wax Idols, King Woman, Dorthia Cottrell & Shadow Age are coming to Strange Matter on Thursday, June 9th! CLICK HERE TO BUY TICKETS!

STRANGE MATTER T-SHIRTS EXIST! Thanks to our good buddy Will Towles for this badass artwork. Pick one up at the bar for $12.50!


Many thanks to our pal Armistead Spottswoode over at WCVE's Midnight Frights for producing this cool little spot extolling our many virtues. All you dingleberries on iPhones (or any dingleberries who can't see the embedded video) should click here.

Be sure to tune in to your Community Idea Station every Saturday at midnight for Midnight Frights.

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