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Event Pick: No Matter What at Ashland Coffee and Tea

April 30


One of the most tragic stories in music is that of Badfinger. Signed to the Beatles’ Apple Records, the British group had a string of Top 40 hits (“Baby Blue,” “Day After Day” and “Come and Get It”) in the early ’70s before dissolving into a sea of infighting, financial ruin and the suicides of two of the group’s original four members. On Saturday, April 30, local musicians will perform classics and rarities by the pop-rock gods as the tribute act No Matter What at Ashland Coffee and Tea. Organized by longtime Richmond musician and Badfinger enthusiast Brooke Sanders, a seasoned cast of regional rockers join members of the Hullabaloos, the Taters and Neatles for what surely will be a memorable night of singing along to the oldies. Doors open at 8 p.m. $10-$15.

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