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Weekend concerts: Dave Matthews, Loretta Lynn, Miranda Lambert

There are quite a few big name acts performing this weekend, but smaller venues also are featuring some excellent bands.

Friday - 07/26/2013, 07:14am EDT

Tags: tim bracken, music, bands, Dave Matthews Band, Loretta Lynn, Miranda Lambert

Venues big and small rock this weekend

This weekend is packed with big name concerts, but smaller venues are hosting some excellent acts as well.

Friday - 07/12/2013, 05:03am EDT

Tags: tim bracken, concerts, local music

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Close out June with free music events, concerts

This weekend holds many opportunities to see free live music at the Capital Fringe Festival Preview Party, a Backyard Barbecue concert and the New Orchestra of Washington.

Friday - 06/28/2013, 04:21am EDT

Tags: tim bracken, Capital Fringe Festival, things to do, Backyard Barbecue, New Orchestra of Washington

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Summer in the city starts with Janis Joplin

Music fans who don't make the trip to Delaware's Firefly Festival will find plenty of local options to enjoy this weekend.

Friday - 06/21/2013, 04:57am EDT

Tags: tim bracken, janis joplin, music

Ottmar Liebert, guitar master, performs Saturday at Birchmere

Guitarist and composer Ottmar Liebert helped to establish "new flamenco" music in the early '90s. Think flamenco guitar mixed with Latin, jazz, and even Middle Eastern influences.

Friday - 05/31/2013, 08:58am EDT

Tags: tim bracken, Ottmar Liebert, birchmere, Alexandria

Kenny Chesney, NSO headline long weekend of music

This weekend includes several musical tributes for Memorial Day, from country superstar Kenny Chesney to the National Symphony Orchestra.

Friday - 05/24/2013, 03:18am EDT

Tags: tim bracken, commodores, Kenny Chesney, National Symphony Orchestra, Memorial Day

Get retro: Fab Faux, Legwarmers spice up music scene (Video)

This weekend your music options include Beatles classics, 1980s music and a couple of legends who have been on the music scene more than 50 years.

Friday - 05/17/2013, 04:30am EDT

Tags: tim bracken, music, retro, birchmere, State Theatre, Fab Faux, Legwarmers, Bettye LaVette, Blind Boys of Alabama

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Backstage: The weekend's top free concert events

The D.C. area is host to numerous free concerts during the summer months. WTOP has a list of some of the weekend's best.

Friday - 05/10/2013, 06:36am EDT

Tags: concerts, free summer concerts, summer concerts, tim bracken

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Mike Tyson, Bill O'Reilly, Dennis Miller on stage this weekend

Boxing legend Mike Tyson brings his one-man show to the stage in D.C. And Fox News pundit Bill O'Reilly joins comic Dennis Miller for their "Bolder and Fresher" tour.

Friday - 04/26/2013, 05:34am EDT

Tags: tim bracken, Warner Theatre, DAR Constitution Hall, mike tyson, Dennis Miller

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Cure your cherry blossom withdrawal with local music

The Cherry Blossom Festival has officially ended, but there is certainly no shortage of events happening in the D.C. region.

Friday - 04/19/2013, 04:02am EDT

Tags: tim bracken, living color, 9:30 Club, iota, willy porter, jammin java

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