Doc Branks and the Keynotes Emilio's Friday night Jazz Blues Richmond VA

Doc Branch And The Keynotes

Every Friday Night

Blues & Jazz

Friday Night Jazz and Blues Richmond VA

Doc Branch and the Keynotes at Emilio’s

Members: Ralph “Doc” Branch, our leader; Rolando Jordan, Calvin Farmer, J R, Gloria Glasgow, Lady E, Doug Bethel, Chaz, David, Mike, Andrew, Flo, and, many more including guest musicians and singers….We love all those who play and sing every week, and we love our many fans, our super gorgeous and wonderful bartender Rachel, Chris, Chad, and our chefs and other Emilio’s staff. Emilio’s is a first class gourmet restaurant serving Spanish tapas food and a full selection of drinks and desserts.

VCU Jazz 7pm-9pm No Cover

Doc and the Keynotes Every Friday Night starting at 9:00pm

Live jazz and blues. Guest musicians and singers are always welcome.

$5 Admission

30 Years Running

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"Doc" Ralph Branch playing the sax Friday Night at Emilio's
dancing fridaynight at emilios jazz and blues

The music starts at 7pm with VCU Jazz. Then at 9pm Doc and the Keynotes the longest running Jazz gig in the country begins. If you are a player bring your sax, guitar, trumpet, flute, etc. You are welcome to sit in. Players who have sat in on Friday Night. Range from studio musicians from Los Angeles to band members from Parliament-Funkadelic. Please come and join us, to listen, play, or sing. It is an open set.

Traditional Jazz, Funk, Soul, and Blues Every Friday Night RVA!

This is a jazz Plus Jam Session so the performers bring the flavor. The entire event is hosted by Doc Ralph Branch and the Keynotes.  Doc Ralph Branch and the Keynotes provides the Jazz and traditional Blues backbone. Every Friday night it’s a soulful evening of music, full of love, to all those who attend. All that and great Spanish eats too.

The band started playing 33 years ago. They have been playing every Friday Night for 30 years at Meadow and Broad Street. The first restaurant bar was called Rick’s, then Ritchie’s, and now Emilio’s. It is a national record. No other band, in the United States, have been playing, at one location for 30 years straight.

Emilio’s, 1847 W. Broad Street, Meadow and Broad, Richmond, Va. across from C. F. Sauer and Hermitage Road, and next to 7-11.

CU Jazz night Every Friday 7pm-9pm at Emilio's Richmond VA

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