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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A Q&A with Zac Brown Band's John Driskell Hopkins

For more than 20 years, John Driskell Hopkins has crafted country…
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Five Questions with Cowboy Junkies' Michael Timmins

Canadian folk-rock legends Cowboy Junkies already have 15 albums…
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Shannon and The Clams Triumph Over Tragedy on New Album

Shannon and the Clams were well into recording their sixth album,…
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Lindsey Stirling Shows She’s More Than A Violin Player

It’s not often someone known primarily for her masterful violin…
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Taylor Swift's Reputation Stadium Tour is DC's Pop Concert of the Year

Big reputation. Big delivery. Taylor Swift rocked the DC area's…
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Foo Fighters Rock 'n' Roll All Night at Merriweather

“Ladies and gentlemen, do you love rock 'n' roll? Chris, let’s…
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Music Picks: July 2018

FRIDAY, JULY 6 Pusha T The first time I heard about Daytona,…
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Music Venues with a View

It’s no secret that DC is home to some of the best music venues…
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Knox Hamilton Breezes Through DC

Knox Hamilton’s vibe isn’t what you’d immediately expect…
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What's NUEX?

Let’s be honest, has anyone with even the slightest desire…
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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[...]