• Radio rewind: When WHFS was D.C.’s on-air hangout for cool people

    WASHINGTON — Long before the Internet and Google, a place existed where local music fans could hear obscure songs and learn about artists they’d never heard of — its “URL” was 102.3 FM. The in-the-works…

  • The day B.B. King played a concert at Lorton Reformatory

    WASHINGTON — One of blues legend B.B. King’s most memorable shows in the Washington, D.C. area was at an out-of-the-ordinary venue — Lorton Reformatory. King died Thursday, at age 89. “In the summer and autumn…

  • Devo, Blondie to ‘Whip It To Shreds’ on new tour

    Two pioneering new wave bands – one edgily
    straight-ahead and sexy, the other uber-geeky
    eccentric – are heading out on a U.S. tour that
    demonstrates the range of the punk movement in
    1970s and 80s.