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Photo: Dennis Marcus Photography
Photo: Dennis Marcus Photography

Instrumental Rock Legends The Ventures Come to The Birchmere

If the name The Ventures doesn’t ring a bell, trust me, it doesn’t mean you haven’t heard their music – including in Pulp Fiction’s perfectly timed final scene (see below). The Rock & Roll Hall of Famers are credited with being the godfathers of instrumental rock, with hits like “Walk Don’t Run” and “Hawaii Five-O” that […]

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Hamilton

Top Picks at The Hamilton in July

Head down to The Hamilton this July and enjoy the uniquely…
june music dc

This Month in Music: June 2016

FRIDAY, JUNE 3 Hamilton Leithauser & Paul Maroon Natives…
DCJazzFest

Grrls Rule at DCJazzFest at The Yards

When many people consider jazz, they think of horns and the men…
Mayer Hawthorne

Mayer Hawthorne Brings New Tunes to 9:30 Club

“Whatever it is, it gots to be funky.” That’s…
DJ Provoke

DJ Provoke Brings His Progressive Funk to the DC Dancefloor

For stalwart DC house and disco DJ Patrick Gordy, a journey that…
Dead & Company

The Grateful Dead Comes Back to Life: Dead & Company at Jiffy Lube Live

At first glance, Dead & Company may not have made much…
summer festival guide

2016 Summer Festival Guide

ARTS, CULTURE & FUN SUNDAY, MAY 1 Fiesta Asia Silver…
DJ Ayes Cold

DJ Ayes Cold Brings Global Beats to DC’s Dance Scene

When On Tap learned that DJ Ayes Cold’s five years of experience…
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This Month in Music: May 2016

WEDNESDAY, MAY 4 NRBQ vs. Los Straitjackets When Mexican surf…
Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeroes

Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeroes

Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeros burst onto the scene in…
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Concerts & Festivals

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Fri
7:30 pm Image China: Xuanzang’s Pilgrima... @ Kennedy Center
Image China: Xuanzang’s Pilgrima... @ Kennedy Center
Jan 25 @ 7:30 pm
Image China: Xuanzang's Pilgrimage at the Kennedy Center @ Kennedy Center | Washington | District of Columbia | United States
Xuanzang’s Pilgrimage is China’s first traditional concert drama performed by the China National Traditional Orchestra (CNTO). It tells the story of the Buddhist monk Xuanzang (602-664) who traveled the length of the Silk Road across China on a[...]
Jan
26
Sat
7:30 pm Image China: Xuanzang’s Pilgrima... @ Kennedy Center
Image China: Xuanzang’s Pilgrima... @ Kennedy Center
Jan 26 @ 7:30 pm
Image China: Xuanzang's Pilgrimage at the Kennedy Center @ Kennedy Center | Washington | District of Columbia | United States
Xuanzang’s Pilgrimage is China’s first traditional concert drama performed by the China National Traditional Orchestra (CNTO). It tells the story of the Buddhist monk Xuanzang (602-664) who traveled the length of the Silk Road across China on a[...]
Jan
27
Sun
7:30 pm Image China: Xuanzang’s Pilgrima... @ Kennedy Center
Image China: Xuanzang’s Pilgrima... @ Kennedy Center
Jan 27 @ 7:30 pm
Image China: Xuanzang's Pilgrimage at the Kennedy Center @ Kennedy Center | Washington | District of Columbia | United States
Xuanzang’s Pilgrimage is China’s first traditional concert drama performed by the China National Traditional Orchestra (CNTO). It tells the story of the Buddhist monk Xuanzang (602-664) who traveled the length of the Silk Road across China on a[...]