Music

Photo: Shawn Brackbill
Photo: Shawn Brackbill

Cults On Tour For Their Latest ‘Offering’

Madeline Follin and Brian Oblivion of Manhattan (not Brooklyn, for you Williamsburg-to-DC transplants pretending the band’s futuristic doo-wop sound is completely drenched in hipsterdom), spoke to me while on a rooftop in NYC. Because they are the famous pair that together make up the indie pop band Cults, they probably do these press conversations together […]

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Music Picks: July 2017

FRIDAY, JULY 7 Ruben Studdard For all those American Idol…
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A Summer Tradition: 311 Brings Annual Caravan to Silver Spring

For 311, it’s a family affair. The multi-platinum, alt-rock…
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Sax Player Elijah Jamal Balbed Embraces DC Music Scene

Nearly two decades ago, a sixth grader left his saxophone at…
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Merriweather Post Pavilion Celebrates 50 Years

The Who and Led Zeppelin only shared the same stage once, in…
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WMPA: Passion, Purpose and Performance

The Washington Metropolitan Philharmonic Association (WMPA),…
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U2 Delivers Message of Unity through Rock 'n' Roll

It didn’t take long for U2 – one of the most political rock…
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Iration Brings Sounds of Summer to Wolf Trap

Nothing says summer is in full swing like good music and chill…
Photo: Derrick Freske

Firefly 2017 Bigger than Ever

There’s never been a dearth of great talent at Firefly, as…
Photos: Trent Johnson

Airøspace: An Earthbound Rapper Inspired by the Stars

The National Air and Space Museum feels like home to 25-year-old…
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Music Picks: June 2017

By Michael Coleman and Trent Johnson SUNDAY, JUNE 4 John…
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Concerts & Festivals

Oct
18
Wed
all-day Pearl Street Warehouse Presents ... @ Pearl Street Warehouse
Pearl Street Warehouse Presents ... @ Pearl Street Warehouse
Oct 18 all-day
Pearl Street Warehouse Presents Driftwood @ Pearl Street Warehouse | Herndon | Virginia | United States
Join Pearl Street Warehouse for the Folk Rock band Driftwood on Wednesday, October 18th. Enjoy a front row music experience at Pearl Street Warehouse, DC’s newest live music destination, located at The Wharf. Tickets are on sale now[...]
all-day Sotto Voce @ Theater J
Sotto Voce @ Theater J
Oct 18 all-day
Sotto Voce @ Theater J | Washington | District of Columbia | United States
Love transcends all borders in Pulitzer Prize-winner Nilo Cruz’s passionate and lyrical Sotto Voce. A young Cuban man’s research into the fate of the S.S. St. Louis leads him to a reclusive writer who refuses[...]
7:00 pm Peter Rowan & Todd Sheaffer @ Gypsy Sally's
Peter Rowan & Todd Sheaffer @ Gypsy Sally's
Oct 18 @ 7:00 pm
Peter Rowan & Todd Sheaffer @ Gypsy Sally's
Grammy-award winner and six-time Grammy nominee, Peter Rowan is a singer-songwriter with a career spanning over five decades. From his early years playing under the tutelage of Bluegrass veteran Bill Monroe, to his time in[...]
9:00 pm Americana @ Gaylord National Resort & Convention Center
Americana @ Gaylord National Resort & Convention Center
Oct 18 @ 9:00 pm
Americana @ Gaylord National Resort & Convention Center
Guests are encouraged to gather in the resort’s garden atrium nightly to celebrate the music of America throughout the ages. During the show, viewers will experience samples of some of America’s favorite tunes choreographed with[...]
Oct
19
Thu
all-day  Pearl Street Warehouse Presents... @ Pearl Street Warehouse
 Pearl Street Warehouse Presents... @ Pearl Street Warehouse
Oct 19 all-day
 Pearl Street Warehouse Presents Eli "Paperboy" Reed @ Pearl Street Warehouse | Herndon | Virginia | United States
Join Pearl Street Warehouse for singer-songwriter Eli “Paperboy” Reed  on Thursday, October 19th. Enjoy a front row music experience at Pearl Street Warehouse, DC’s newest live music destination, located at The Wharf. Tickets are on sale now at Ticketfly.com and PearlStreetWarehouse.com.