Thorp Jenson

Thorp Jenson makes music for drinking Buds at the local dive bar.  The Richmond-based guitarist combines the everyman ethos of heartland-rockers Tom Petty and Bruce Springsteen with the down-home honkey-tonk of the South’s rich music culture to create a sound that bounces with an up-beat boot-stomp, but is unafraid to touch on honest emotion.  Jenson draws greatly from the American blues tradition, especially in his focus on storytelling.  Thorp crafts tales of archetypal characters that feel mythical yet relatable in a way only a genuine blues-man can.

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Richmond, VA
Kuba Kuba
Tiny, vibrant cafe serving casual Cuban fare with wine, beer, and brunch with counter & booth seating.
1601 Park Ave, Richmond, VA 23220, United States
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Bamboo Cafe
"Perfect hole in the wall and local watering hole. Just a good place to hang with good friends. I'm pretty much just a beer drinker, so more than likely I'll have whatever decent beer is on draft."  —  Thorp Jenson
1 South Mulberry Street, Richmond, VA 23220, United States
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Black Hand Coffee Co.
Cozy, brick-lined cafe roasts its own beans daily and offers chai, bagels, and bulk coffee.
3101 Patterson Ave, Richmond, VA 23221, United States
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Jefferson Hotel
"I suppose the Jefferson is our most iconic spot, but there are some cool little B&B's in the Fan (my neighborhood in the city) that might put you a bit closer to the action."  —  Thorp Jenson
101 W Franklin St, Richmond, VA 23220, United States
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The Broadberry
Historic RVA music venue that has been in operation under various monikers since the early 80s. It is currently the most popular music venue in Richmond.
2729 West Broad Street, Richmond, VA 23220, United States
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The Camel
Late-night hub offering live music by up-and-coming bands, plus New American bites and craft beers.
1621 West Broad Street, Richmond, VA 23220, United States
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Cary Street Cafe
Quirky bar offers live music daily, pub fare, and drinks, plus picnics and beer growlers to go.
2631 West Cary Street, Richmond, VA 23220, United States
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Halcyon Vintage Clothing
Halcyon Vintage has  been buying and selling clothing for over 30 years.  This boutique carries all kinds of styles for both men and women.
117 N Robinson St, Richmond, VA 23220, United States
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