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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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Public Image Ltd. Brings Old-School Rebellion to U Street Music Hall

Public Image Ltd. Brings Old-School Rebellion to U Street Music Hall

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Local Grooves & Cocktails with Max Lanocha of Gypsy Sally’s

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A Genre-Bending Night with The Mavericks

A Genre-Bending Night with The Mavericks

To say that The Mavericks have a signature sound is a bit of…
Hemming

Hemming Preludes Higher Truth at Strathmore

"Here's my second song disclaimer of the night," Hemming told…
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Singing of Tomorrow with Stevie Wonder

“Would you still be happy, in 2015, living in village ghetto…
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Concerts & Festivals

Jan
25
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[...]