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

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Folk Rockers Dawes Come to Wolf Trap

Dawes has spent nine years perfecting the art of the soaring…
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Quirky Bands Can Rock Too: Arcade Fire at Jiffy Lube Live

Glittering kimonos, a giant disco ball and tambourines thrust…
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Inside the Ever-Evolving Dream Pop World of Beach House

On the day we’re scheduled to chat, Victoria Legrand of Beach…
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Cake Keeps Touring to Make Cake

Cake hasn’t released an album since 2011’s Showroom of Compassion,…
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A Day in the Life: DC Drummer Isabelle De Leon

Encouraged by family, Isabelle De Leon has been playing music…
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Ben Folds Breaks Boundaries Because He Can

When Ben Folds rolls through Merriweather Post Pavilion on August…
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Lots of Heart On Ann Wilson's Latest Album

Heart is one of the most popular rock bands of all time, with…
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Music Picks: August 2018

WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 1 Kina Grannis and Imaginary Future High…
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Lindsey Stirling Lights Up Stage, Helps Wake Up Evanescence from Hiatus

Lindsey Stirling emerged onstage at Jiffy Lube Live on July 24…
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Tiny Cat Dark Music Festival Brings Music and Charity to DC

During the isolating snowstorm of January 2016, Katie and Stephen…
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Concerts & Festivals

Sep
19
Wed
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[...]