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Weekend features festivals, Metro delays

This weekend features several festivals and charity running events. Metro will be working on the Red and Orange lines, and there will be overnight work on the Capital Beltway.

Friday - 09/21/2012, 08:04pm EDT

Tags: Metro

Drop Electric is making videos and music together

Drop Electric draws influence from electronica and modern rock, but also incorporates a love of movies into its music.

Friday - 09/21/2012, 07:23am EDT

Tags: Drop Electric, backstage, 9:30 Club


Remembering legendary performances by 'The Boss'

Bruce Springsteen's music speaks to multiple generations, so it's no surprise that the WTOP newsroom has its share of Boss fans.

Friday - 09/14/2012, 04:58am EDT

Tags: Bruce Springsteen


Bob Mould celebrates 'Silver Age' in new album

Post-punk pioneer Bob Mould's just released album is sure to be a joy for die-hard fans. It's the fastest, loudest and perhaps the most consistent album the D.C. musician has produced in years.

Friday - 09/07/2012, 10:22am EDT

Tags: Bob Mould


Beatles festival takes over National Harbor Labor Day weekend

Gary Jacob isn't shy about declaring that The Beatles single handedly changed pop music as we know it.

Friday - 08/31/2012, 08:40am EDT

Tags: backstage, gary jacob, Beatles, abbey Road


Elikeh brings African roots music to D.C.

Songwriter Massama Dogo and his band Elikeh are celebrating the release of their new album with a performance at the Black Cat nightclub Friday.

Friday - 08/24/2012, 10:51am EDT

Tags: Massama Dogo, Elikeh, black cat


Shark Week's refined, yet audacious rock 'n' roll

D.C. music fans are buzzing about Shark Week, and it has nothing to do with TV.

Friday - 08/17/2012, 11:53am EDT

Tags: Shark Week, backstage


Local band 'stomps' onto Kennedy Center stage

This Friday at the Kennedy Center Millennium Stage, the local band Sligo Creek Stompers will perform songs from America's rich history of traditional folk, bluegrass, Irish folk, and gypsy jazz.

Friday - 08/10/2012, 08:21am EDT

Tags: sligo creek stompers, Kennedy Center,


Local campers take the stage at D.C.'s 9:30 Club

Girls are learning to play instruments and write songs in just five days at a camp organized by the nonprofit Girls Rock! DC.

Friday - 08/03/2012, 01:03pm EDT

Tags: 9:30 Club, Girls Rock! DC


How did Firefly stack up against the competition?

First-time music festivals often receive low marks on things such as stage layout, food services, and staff shortages, but festival-goers responded positively to the Firefly Music Festival in Dover.

Friday - 07/27/2012, 08:23am EDT

Tags: backstage, Dover

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