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Celebrate a long weekend with Astra Via

For Washingtonians who didn't leave town for Thanksgiving, live music could be the perfect way to make the most of the long holiday weekend.

Friday - 11/23/2012, 03:37am EST

Tags: astra via, backstage, DC9

Is Husky the next big indie band?

Husky, an Australian folk pop quartet, has a knack for crafting memorable songs. The band performs at D.C.'s Red Palace Friday night.

Friday - 11/16/2012, 04:03am EST

Tags: husky, red palace, backstage


Garland of Hours to perform at Comet Ping Pong

On Sunday, Garland of Hours will bring their experimental cello-driven folk rock to a performance at Comet Ping Pong in D.C. on Connecticut Avenue.

Friday - 11/09/2012, 04:08am EST

Tags: backstage, comet ping pong, Garland of Hours, Amy Domingues


Plenty of great music events coming to D.C.

Looking to blow off some Sandy-induced steam? There are plenty of notable music events to help you unwind over the weekend. This weekend's top music picks include folk, funk, a dance party and metal.

Friday - 11/02/2012, 11:11am EDT

Tags: 9:30 Club, Warner Theatre, The Black Cat, backstage

Bettye Levette celebrates 50 years in music

Soul singer Bettye LaVette is celebrating her 50th year in the music business and will perform Saturday night at the Howard Theatre.

Friday - 10/26/2012, 03:54am EDT

Tags: Bettye LaVette, howard theatre, backstage

Peter Gabriel in D.C. for 25th anniversary album tour

Peter Gabriel is celebrating the 25th anniversary of "So" with a re-release of the album, and the "Back to Front" concert tour. The entirety of "So" is performed at each concert, along with other hits from Gabriel's catalog.

Friday - 10/12/2012, 08:59am EDT

Tags: Peter Gabriel, patriot center, backstage

Weekend Wakeup: Columbus Day travel edition

This Columbus Day weekend brings construction delays on Metrorail and the Capital Beltway and closures along the George Washington Memorial Parkway.

Saturday - 10/06/2012, 10:02am EDT

Tags: Weekend Wakeup, Columbus Day

Virgin Mobile FreeFest to host rock, electronic and D.C. bands

Merriweather Post Pavillion is getting ready for a takeover this Saturday.

Friday - 10/05/2012, 02:32pm EDT

Tags: Merriweather Post Pavilion, music festivals, Virgin Mobile FreeFest, Columbia, Md.


Sonic Circuits Festival a 'gourmet' experience for the ears

Over the past 12 years, the Sonic Circuits Festival has shown that experimental music is alive and well in the D.C. area.

Friday - 09/28/2012, 08:24am EDT

Tags: backstage, Sonic Circuits Festival, Atlas Performing Arts Center


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

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