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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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St. Paul & The Broken Bones' Familial Feelings

Laced throughout St. Paul & The Broken Bones’ third album,…
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Prince's Musical Magnificence Lives on Through 4U

Honoring a genius like the late Prince requires a particularly…
Photo: Chris McKay

MC50 Kicks Out Jams For Freedom

For 50 years, “Kick out the jams, motherf--kers” has been…
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Records Collecting Dust Sheds Light on Artists From Forgotten Era

Part of the appeal to old metal and punk records is the DIY attitude…
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AZTEC SUN Bring "Funk with Soul" to Rosslyn Jazz Fest

Though I  have a limited knowledge of cooking, my brief flirtation…
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Sugar, Spice and Everything Nice: Inside Hatchie's Sunny Debut EP

Do you remember the first time you kissed someone you were really…
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KISS Guitarist Paul Stanley Shows Artistic Flair

Members of the KISS Army know singer and guitarist Paul Stanley…
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A Day in the Life: Jungle Fever’s Mane Squeeze & Mista Selecta

Avanti Fernandez and Tommy Smolka’s epic warehouse parties…
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Algiers Breaks Barriers

“How do we relate that sense of division that’s brought upon…
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DC's Bad Moves Talks Power Pop Ballads & Collaborative Process for New Record

By day, the foursome behind DC-based power pop band Bad Moves…
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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[...]