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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
22
Fri
7:30 pm Kat Wright @ The Hamilton DC
Kat Wright @ The Hamilton DC
Feb 22 @ 7:30 pm
Kat Wright @ The Hamilton DC | Washington | District of Columbia | United States
If you’re in the mood for a retro sound this winter, look no further than Kat Wright. The almost lo-fi production of her music sends you back in time, as her vocals help paint the[...]
Feb
23
Sat
7:00 pm The Suffers @ U Street Music Hall
The Suffers @ U Street Music Hall
Feb 23 @ 7:00 pm
The Suffers @ U Street Music Hall | Washington | District of Columbia | United States
Hailing from Houston, Texas, this eight-member band provides soul and R&B sensibilities with a pop music mentality. I say that because every song is jovial and enjoyable. With eight members, the band also has tremendous[...]
8:00 pm Vince Staples @ 9:30 Club
Vince Staples @ 9:30 Club
Feb 23 @ 8:00 pm
Vince Staples @ 9:30 Club | Washington | District of Columbia | United States
If Kendrick Lamar is the current king of hip-hop, Vince Staples is the prince. One of the best lyricists in the genre, Staples has zigged while others have zagged – providing breathtaking commentary on the[...]
8:00 pm Washington Performing Arts Prese... @ Sixth & I Historic Synagogue
Washington Performing Arts Prese... @ Sixth & I Historic Synagogue
Feb 23 @ 8:00 pm
Washington Performing Arts Presents Lara Downes @ Sixth & I Historic Synagogue | Washington | District of Columbia | United States
Inspired by Georgia O’Keefe’s words, the trailblazing, NPR chart-topping Lara Downes has channeled her prodigious creativity into an intimate program of solo and ensemble works paying tribute to female composers and poets, both past and[...]
8:30 pm Western Den @ DC9 Nightclub
Western Den @ DC9 Nightclub
Feb 23 @ 8:30 pm
Western Den @ DC9 Nightclub | Washington | District of Columbia | United States
Deni Hlavinka and Chris West met on a college forum after Hlavinka posted an idea for a song. The next day, West sent over a completed version and the serendipitous partnership has been unstoppable ever[...]