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Photo: benfolds.com
Photo: benfolds.com

Ben Folds “Declassifies” Music with Kennedy Center Series

In 2017, the Kennedy Center announced Ben Folds would join the National Symphony Orchestra as its first-ever artistic advisor. Never one to conform to an ascribed role in the music world, this appointment has seen Folds shape the NSO’s programming, most notably in the form of his Declassified series. On Friday nights at the Kennedy Center, Folds, the NSO and a […]

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Concerts & Festivals

Feb
17
Sun
7:00 pm The Knocks @ 9:30 Club
The Knocks @ 9:30 Club
Feb 17 @ 7:00 pm
The Knocks @ 9:30 Club | Washington | District of Columbia | United States
Chances are at least one of your favorite pop artists has collaborated with New York production duo The Knocks. Carly Rae Jepsen, Foster the People, Sofi Tukker and X Ambassadors are just a few of[...]
7:30 pm Daughters @ Black Cat
Daughters @ Black Cat
Feb 17 @ 7:30 pm
Daughters @ Black Cat | Washington | District of Columbia | United States
Back on the punk scene for the first time since 2010, Daughters returned with their 2018 release You Won’t Get What You Want. While everything about the group is punk, their pace is very deliberate[...]
8:00 pm Dante Elephante @ DC9 Nightclub
Dante Elephante @ DC9 Nightclub
Feb 17 @ 8:00 pm
Dante Elephante @ DC9 Nightclub | Washington | District of Columbia | United States
With an indie sound combining garage and surf, this group of four offers very enjoyable tunes to groove to. Whether you’re driving down a highway or jam-packed in the tiny, intimate DC9, these songs will[...]
Feb
18
Mon
7:00 pm Empress Of @ Rock & Roll Hotel
Empress Of @ Rock & Roll Hotel
Feb 18 @ 7:00 pm
Empress Of @ Rock & Roll Hotel | Washington | District of Columbia | United States
Lorely Rodriguez has released countless synth-pop gems under the name Empress Of since 2012. You may also know her from standout spots providing her signature crystal clear vocals on albums by contemporaries like Dirty Projectors,[...]
Feb
19
Tue
7:00 pm Jacob Banks @ 9:30 Club
Jacob Banks @ 9:30 Club
Feb 19 @ 7:00 pm
Jacob Banks @ 9:30 Club | Washington | District of Columbia | United States
You can’t mention Jacob Banks without mentioning the word soul. The Nigerian-born, British singer-songwriter is downright gripping when he steps in front of a microphone. From a grumble to a shout – all on key[...]