Entries by Jon Kaplan

Here Come the Clydesdales

Get ready for some football, along with lots of fun activities and events, all surrounding and celebrating the 2015 Military Bowl in Annapolis. Presented by Northrop Grumman, this year’s Bowl, which benefits the USO, takes place on Monday, December 28 at 2:30 p.m. at Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium in Annapolis. But for some fans, the […]

Criss Angel & The Supernaturalists Coming to Warner Theatre

It’s a tough love approach for the world of magic, from one of its biggest stars, who also happens to be one of its biggest fans. Speaking about his new creation, “The Supernaturalists,” magician Criss Angel said he wanted to showcase a fresh take on the traditional magic show. “I think for me, it’s taking […]

Finding the Higher Truth: Chris Cornell Solo at Strathmore

It was a mix of emotions, Chris Cornell recalled, one of them being fear. “’This is something that I should try,’” he remembered thinking. “’It’s really exciting to do, but it’s also terrifying because I’ve never done anything like it.’” He was remembering how he felt when he decided to play a solo acoustic tour in […]

Summertime Ain’t It Fun: Hayley Williams of Paramore

On July 18, Merriweather Post Pavilion will be lit up by a diminutive pop-punk pixie with day-glo reddish orange hair and a serious amount of stage presence. Hayley Williams, lead vocalist for Paramore, will rule the stage with bandmates Jeremy Davis and Taylor York. They’re calling it the “Monumentour,” and it features co-headliners Fall Out […]

Australian Sensation Vance Joy

Vance Joy, born James Keogh, is a sensation in Australia, and he’s about to conquer the US too. His new EP is “God Loves You When You’re Dancing,” and he’ll be at U Street Music Hall on September 20. He took time out of his busy touring schedule to talk to On Tap. On Tap: […]