Music

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Photo: Chris McKay

MC50 Kicks Out Jams For Freedom

For 50 years, “Kick out the jams, motherf–kers” has been one of rock ’n’ roll’s most ecstatic, transcendent rallying cries. When it was first heard blasting out of the streets of Detroit, it went beyond music. MC5, or Motor City 5, the Detroit rock band that helped paved the way for punk, employed it as a […]

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Pearl Street Warehouse, Washington, DC, September 12, 2018

Articles

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Records Collecting Dust Sheds Light on Artists From Forgotten Era

Part of the appeal to old metal and punk records is the DIY attitude…
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AZTEC SUN Bring "Funk with Soul" to Rosslyn Jazz Fest

Though I  have a limited knowledge of cooking, my brief flirtation…
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Sugar, Spice and Everything Nice: Inside Hatchie's Sunny Debut EP

Do you remember the first time you kissed someone you were really…
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KISS Guitarist Paul Stanley Shows Artistic Flair

Members of the KISS Army know singer and guitarist Paul Stanley…
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A Day in the Life: Jungle Fever’s Mane Squeeze & Mista Selecta

Avanti Fernandez and Tommy Smolka’s epic warehouse parties…
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Algiers Breaks Barriers

“How do we relate that sense of division that’s brought upon…
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DC's Bad Moves Talks Power Pop Ballads & Collaborative Process for New Record

By day, the foursome behind DC-based power pop band Bad Moves…
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The 25 Lives of Black Cat

Black Cat has sold out countless shows, with killer acts on regular…
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Music Picks: September 2018

THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 6 Foxing One of the most impressive emo…
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Mura Masa Brings His Minimalist Multi-Instrumentalism to 9:30 Club

Alex Crossan took the 9:30 Club stage without much of a fuss…
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Concerts & Festivals

Sep
19
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7:30 pm Childish Gambino & Rae Sremmurd @ Capital One Arena
Childish Gambino & Rae Sremmurd @ Capital One Arena
Sep 19 @ 7:30 pm
Childish Gambino & Rae Sremmurd @ Capital One Arena | Washington | District of Columbia | United States
This concert is already legendary, and it hasn’t even happened yet. The multitalented Childish Gambino is joining forces with hip hop phenoms Rae Sremmurd for his “This Is America” tour. I’m hoping he busts out[...]
8:47 pm Whitney Rose @ Gypsy Sally's
Whitney Rose @ Gypsy Sally's
Sep 19 @ 8:47 pm
Whitney Rose @ Gypsy Sally's
Rewind to January 2017. Whitney Rose was primed to release her first recording of the year, South Texas Suite, a countrypolitan valentine to her hometown of Austin, Texas. Days before the EP hit the streets[...]
Sep
20
Thu
5:00 pm Lloyd Dobler Effect at Nationals... @ Nationals Park
Lloyd Dobler Effect at Nationals... @ Nationals Park
Sep 20 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Lloyd Dobler Effect at Nationals Park @ Nationals Park | Washington | District of Columbia | United States
Every Friday home game, the best place to pre-game is at the Budweiser Terrace inside the ballpark. As the Nationals warm up to play the Mets at 7:05 p.m., head to the Budweiser Terrace pre-game show for classic rock[...]
7:00 pm Larry Campbell and Teresa Williams @ Gypsy Sally's
Larry Campbell and Teresa Williams @ Gypsy Sally's
Sep 20 @ 7:00 pm
Larry Campbell and Teresa Williams @ Gypsy Sally's | Washington | District of Columbia | United States
Multi-instrumentalist-singer-songwriter Larry Campbell and singer-guitarist Teresa Williams’ acclaimed eponymous 2015 debut, released after seven years of playing in Levon Helm’s band – and frequent guesting with Phil Lesh, Little Feat, Jorma Kaukonen and Jack Casady,[...]
Sep
21
Fri
5:00 pm Turtle Recall at Nationals Park @ Nationals Park
Turtle Recall at Nationals Park @ Nationals Park
Sep 21 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Turtle Recall at Nationals Park @ Nationals Park | Washington | District of Columbia | United States
Every Friday home game, the best place to pre-game is at the Budweiser Terrace inside the ballpark. As the Nationals warm up to play the Mets at 7:05 p.m., head to the Budweiser Terrace pre-game show for[...]