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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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Music Picks: August 2018

WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 1 Kina Grannis and Imaginary Future High…
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Lindsey Stirling Lights Up Stage, Helps Wake Up Evanescence from Hiatus

Lindsey Stirling emerged onstage at Jiffy Lube Live on July 24…
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Tiny Cat Dark Music Festival Brings Music and Charity to DC

During the isolating snowstorm of January 2016, Katie and Stephen…
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A Q&A with Zac Brown Band's John Driskell Hopkins

For more than 20 years, John Driskell Hopkins has crafted country…
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Five Questions with Cowboy Junkies' Michael Timmins

Canadian folk-rock legends Cowboy Junkies already have 15 albums…
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Shannon and The Clams Triumph Over Tragedy on New Album

Shannon and the Clams were well into recording their sixth album,…
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Lindsey Stirling Shows She’s More Than A Violin Player

It’s not often someone known primarily for her masterful violin…
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Taylor Swift's Reputation Stadium Tour is DC's Pop Concert of the Year

Big reputation. Big delivery. Taylor Swift rocked the DC area's…
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Foo Fighters Rock 'n' Roll All Night at Merriweather

“Ladies and gentlemen, do you love rock 'n' roll? Chris, let’s…
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Music Picks: July 2018

FRIDAY, JULY 6 Pusha T The first time I heard about Daytona,…
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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[...]