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Prince’s Musical Magnificence Lives on Through 4U

Honoring a genius like the late Prince requires a particularly artistic tenacity few artists can reach. The short list includes 4U, the official Prince estate approved symphonic orchestra who delighted Prince aficionados on September 15 at Wolf Trap National Park for the Performing Art’s Filene Center.  In the grand wood-paneled amphitheater, 4U offered both familiar […]

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Rock Music with a Brain: Broke Royals

“He was building a studio and knew I was performing at coffee…
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Celebrating the Past, Preserving the Future at the Kingman Island Bluegrass Festival

The Kingman Island Bluegrass Festival is returning to DC on June…
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Fleet Foxes Float Through The Anthem

Fleet Foxes’ stage presence can be summed up in two words:…
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Okkervil River’s Colorful Compassion: A Conversation with Will Sheff

Twenty years into an illustrious career, Okkervil River’s Will…
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Same As He Ever Was: David Byrne at The Anthem

About three songs into his performance at The Anthem on Saturday,…
Carlotta Cosials, Ana Perrote, Ade Martin and Amber Grimbergen // Photo: Alberto von Stokkum

The Secret World of Hinds, Spain's Indie Stars

On the morning I was scheduled to interview Ana Perrote –…
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WNO Honors Bernstein with Candide

Add the Washington National Opera to the list of those celebrating…
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The Sherlocks Set to Shake the US

The Sherlocks may hail from the outskirts of Sheffield, England…
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Matt and Kim Bring "Almost Everyday" to 9:30 Club

Last Thursday, I had the opportunity to see Matt and Kim headline…
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Concerts & Festivals

Sep
25
Tue
7:30 pm Fickle Friends @ DC9
Fickle Friends @ DC9
Sep 25 @ 7:30 pm
Fickle Friends @ DC9
I love SALES. I’m not just talking about when I go to the store and get discounts, though I love that too. SALES the band is an Orlando based guitar-pop outfit that stole this writer’s[...]
8:00 pm Diana Ross @ The Music Center at Strathmore
Diana Ross @ The Music Center at Strathmore
Sep 25 @ 8:00 pm
Diana Ross @ The Music Center at Strathmore | North Bethesda | Maryland | United States
The legendary Motown diva is coming to Bethesda’s Strathmore theatre for two nights only. Come see the only woman to ever have number one singles as a solo artist, as well as part of a[...]
Sep
28
Fri
all-day Devils Backbone Hoopla 2018 @ Basecamp Brewpub and Meadows
Devils Backbone Hoopla 2018 @ Basecamp Brewpub and Meadows
Sep 28 – Sep 30 all-day
Devils Backbone Hoopla 2018 @ Basecamp Brewpub and Meadows | Roseland | Virginia | United States
The Hoopla Adventures are activities, events and workshops that celebrate the seven amazing values that make up the Devils Backbone culture: beer positive, passion, adventure, family, humility, integrity and stewardship. Every activity starts with a[...]
all-day Sonic Circuits Festival @ Rhizome
Sonic Circuits Festival @ Rhizome
Sep 28 – Sep 30 all-day
Sonic Circuits Festival @ Rhizome | Washington | District of Columbia | United States
Sonic Circuits is a Washington, DC area promoter for experimental music. Sonic Circuits seeks to expose audiences to cutting edge contemporary music that defies genres and offer artists new platforms to present their music and[...]
6:30 pm Blood Orange @ Lincoln Theatre
Blood Orange @ Lincoln Theatre
Sep 28 @ 6:30 pm
Blood Orange @ Lincoln Theatre | Washington | District of Columbia | United States
Dev Hynes, the UK based artist and producer better known as Blood Orange, released his reflective third album just a few weeks ago. Negro Swan boasts an impressive 16 tracks featuring artists like Diddy, A$AP[...]