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U2 Delivers Message of Unity through Rock ‘n’ Roll

It didn’t take long for U2 – one of the most political rock bands in history – to touch on Washington, DC’s favorite subject during an epic, two-hour show at FedExField Tuesday night. But the topic wasn’t what you might think from the famously left-leaning band. Moments after hitting a massive stage that jutted nearly […]

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Iration Brings Sounds of Summer to Wolf Trap

Nothing says summer is in full swing like good music and chill…
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Firefly 2017 Bigger than Ever

There’s never been a dearth of great talent at Firefly, as…
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Airøspace: An Earthbound Rapper Inspired by the Stars

The National Air and Space Museum feels like home to 25-year-old…
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Music Picks: June 2017

By Michael Coleman and Trent Johnson SUNDAY, JUNE 4 John…
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Stevie Jackson Reaffirms My Lasting Love Affair with Belle and Sebastian

The perfect pop song. The languid lullaby. The cheeky ballad.…
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Washington Performing Arts Closes 50th Season with Gospel Celebration

If you think gospel music is solely Sunday morning territory,…
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DREAMCAR Kicks Off East Coast Tour with a Bang

DREAMCAR played 9:30 Club this Thursday, May 18 with Superet,…
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Kingman Island Bluegrass and Folk Festival Rallies Support

Free-spirited at its core, the eighth annual Kingman Island Bluegrass…
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Kingman Island Bluegrass and Folk Festival Returns in Full Force

DC's favorite spring festival is back this Saturday, inviting…
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Washington Chorus Plans Epic Send-Off for Julian Wachner

After about a decade at the helm of the Washington Chorus, music…
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Concerts & Festivals

Jun
26
Mon
7:00 pm Hall & Oates with Tears for Fears @ Verizon Center
Hall & Oates with Tears for Fears @ Verizon Center
Jun 26 @ 7:00 pm
Hall & Oates with Tears for Fears @ Verizon Center
Perhaps no other band from the 80s has experienced a career boomerang quite as pronounced as Hall & Oates. Huge hit makers in the 80s, the duo’s incredibly catchy pop became something of a joke[...]
7:30 pm Lindsey Buckingham and Christine... @ Wolf Trap - The Filene Center
Lindsey Buckingham and Christine... @ Wolf Trap - The Filene Center
Jun 26 @ 7:30 pm
Lindsey Buckingham and Christine McVie @ Wolf Trap - The Filene Center
Fleetwood Mac members Lindsey Buckingham and Christine McVie hit the road as a duo to celebrate their ‘70s and ‘80s hits as well as their forthcoming album.
7:30 pm Lindsey Buckingham and Christine... @ Wolf Trap - The Filene Center
Lindsey Buckingham and Christine... @ Wolf Trap - The Filene Center
Jun 26 @ 7:30 pm
Lindsey Buckingham and Christine McVie @ Wolf Trap - The Filene Center
Christine McVie – long laboring in the spotlight of Stevie Nicks – never quite got the respect she deserved as a songwriter, singer and integral member of Fleetwood Mac. But with the benefit of hindsight,[...]
9:00 pm Americana @ Gaylord National Resort & Convention Center
Americana @ Gaylord National Resort & Convention Center
Jun 26 @ 9:00 pm
Americana @ Gaylord National Resort & Convention Center
Guests are encouraged to gather in the resort’s garden atrium nightly to celebrate the music of America throughout the ages. During the show, viewers will experience samples of some of America’s favorite tunes choreographed with[...]
Jun
27
Tue
7:00 pm Paige Hernandez @ Anacostia Arts Center
Paige Hernandez @ Anacostia Arts Center
Jun 27 @ 7:00 pm
Paige Hernandez @ Anacostia Arts Center
The Huffington Post named “Classroom Hero” Paige Hernandez is undoubtedly a master of her craft. A performer, director, choreographer and playwright she has received a plethora of accolades from within the industry and continues to[...]