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Jose Gonzalez Talks Bringing The String Theory On Tour

As I prepared to interview Swedish singer-songwriter José González, I played his cover of The Knife’s “Heartbeats” out loud in the office. One of my coworkers balked a the idea that it was, in fact, a cover and not an original song of his. That’s the magic of his work – he approaches music as […]

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BLACK GIRLS ROCK! Comes to The Kennedy Center

After more than a decade since its inception, BLACK GIRLS ROCK!…
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Review: Cass McCombs Channels Laurel Canyon and New Wave at Union Stage

To be honest, Cass McCombs’ voice struck as somewhat rough…
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Amanda Palmer Gets Deeply Personal with No Intermission

It’s no surprise Amanda Palmer tweeted a video of Rocky’s…
Let's Eat Grandma

Music Picks: March 2019

TUESDAY, MARCH 5 Miya Folick The last time vocal powerhouse…
Ex Hex (left to right) // Mary Timony, Laura Harris, Betsy Wright, Photo: Michael Lavine

DC Rock Royalty Mary Timony Talks Music, New and Old

DC native and multi-talented musician Mary Timony is everywhere.…
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The Sundry Shades of RDGLDGRN

“We put a song on the Internet and it spiraled from there,…
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Ben Folds "Declassifies" Music with Kennedy Center Series

In 2017, the Kennedy Center announced Ben Folds would join…
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Panda Bear Brings "Buoys" To Life

Last summer, Noah Lennox, perhaps better known as Panda Bear, embarked…
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Honest Enough: Cautious Clay's Rise to Stardom

Every so often, a singer rises through the ranks of artistry,…
Jacob Banks

Music Picks: Winter 2019

SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 2 El Ten Eleven El Ten Eleven is one of…
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Concerts & Festivals

Mar
20
Wed
8:00 pm Veve and the Rebels @ The Anacostia Arts Center
Veve and the Rebels @ The Anacostia Arts Center
Mar 20 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Veve and the Rebels @ The Anacostia Arts Center | Washington | District of Columbia | United States
This DC-based afro-folk led by vocalist Violet Marley is one of the most unique local acts in the area right now. With residences at Washington Performing Arts and the Anacostia Arts Center, this group focuses[...]
Mar
21
Thu
8:00 pm Monterey Jazz Festival on Tour S... @ The Music Center at Strathmore
Monterey Jazz Festival on Tour S... @ The Music Center at Strathmore
Mar 21 @ 8:00 pm
Monterey Jazz Festival on Tour Starring Cécile McLorin Salvant @ The Music Center at Strathmore | North Bethesda | Maryland | United States
Now with a second “Best Jazz Vocal Album” Grammy to her credit — awarded in 2018 for Dreams and Daggers — Cécile McLorin Salvant makes her triumphant return under the banner of the legendary Monterey[...]
Mar
22
Fri
6:00 pm Rosslyn Arts & Beats @ Rosslyn CAFÉ at The Atrium
Rosslyn Arts & Beats @ Rosslyn CAFÉ at The Atrium
Mar 22 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Rosslyn Arts & Beats @ Rosslyn CAFÉ at The Atrium | Arlington | Virginia | United States
Join Rosslyn BID for Rosslyn CAFÉ at Bennett Park Art Atrium over four Fridays to sip, socialize and savor complimentary light-bites and samples from area craft distilleries. Enjoy the work of local artists and the vintage beats of D.J. Stacks. Cocktails, wine and beer will[...]
8:00 pm Dilly Dally @ The Rock & Roll Hotel
Dilly Dally @ The Rock & Roll Hotel
Mar 22 @ 8:00 pm
Dilly Dally @ The Rock & Roll Hotel  | Washington | District of Columbia | United States
This Toronto based band’s best quality is frontwoman Katie Monks’ incredible voice. Whether she’s whispering, screaming or some sort of deadpan in between, her delivery of the songs on the band’s newest record Heaven adds[...]
10:30 pm Dropping Julia @ Gypsy Sally's
Dropping Julia @ Gypsy Sally's
Mar 22 @ 10:30 pm
Dropping Julia @ Gypsy Sally's | Washington | District of Columbia | United States
With a twang, Julia Kresky leads this bluesy group as she offers her unusual blend of rockabilly and blues. Based out of Charlottesville, Virginia, Kresky has performed at numerous venues in the area, bringing her[...]