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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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The 25 Lives of Black Cat

Black Cat has sold out countless shows, with killer acts on regular…
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Music Picks: September 2018

THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 6 Foxing One of the most impressive emo…
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Mura Masa Brings His Minimalist Multi-Instrumentalism to 9:30 Club

Alex Crossan took the 9:30 Club stage without much of a fuss…
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Folk Rockers Dawes Come to Wolf Trap

Dawes has spent nine years perfecting the art of the soaring…
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Quirky Bands Can Rock Too: Arcade Fire at Jiffy Lube Live

Glittering kimonos, a giant disco ball and tambourines thrust…
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Inside the Ever-Evolving Dream Pop World of Beach House

On the day we’re scheduled to chat, Victoria Legrand of Beach…
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Cake Keeps Touring to Make Cake

Cake hasn’t released an album since 2011’s Showroom of Compassion,…
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A Day in the Life: DC Drummer Isabelle De Leon

Encouraged by family, Isabelle De Leon has been playing music…
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Ben Folds Breaks Boundaries Because He Can

When Ben Folds rolls through Merriweather Post Pavilion on August…
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Lots of Heart On Ann Wilson's Latest Album

Heart is one of the most popular rock bands of all time, with…
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Concerts & Festivals

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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[...]