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Weekend Music Round-Up

Friday

Eric Felten Jazz Orchestra. Blues Alley. $25.
L.A. Guns w/ Mis-Fit, Tilt, Sinner’s Trail, Bitter Pill. Jaxx. $18/$20. +21.
Sheryl Crow, Ari Hest. Filene Center at Wolf Trap. $30-$48.
TheoryCast, ReVeL, Fight The Bear, Conshafter. Rock and Roll Hotel. $10. All ages.
DC Summer Extravaganza w/ Tittsworth, Nadastrom, Will Eastman, Bobby Jae & Ken Lazee, Dmerit. 9:30 club. [...]

Weekend Music Round-Up

Friday

Never Too Late, Crimestoppers. Bangkok Blues. Call for price.
Hermans Hermits featuring Peter Noone. Birchmere. $45.
Pat Martino Trio (June 26-28). Blues Alley. $32.50.
Ozric Tentacles. The State Theatre. $20.
Anthony Nelson (second performance on June 27). Twins Jazz. $15.
Sunsets with a Soundtrack: The U.S. Army Blues Band performs an Evening of Latin Jazz. West Steps U.S. Capitol. Free.
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New Rock Doc Declares Jack White This Generation’s Guitar God

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Jimmy Page has a stronghold on the '70s, The Edge has the '80s cornered, and Jack White holds the title of the 21st century's definitive guitar god? Oscar-winning director Davis Guggenheim's (An Inconvenient Truth) latest doc, It Might Get Loud, chronicles each musician's work [...]

Weekend Music Round-Up

Friday

eNVee, Stacy Brooks. Bangkok Blues. Call for price.
Leo Kottke. Birchmere. $35.
Bill Callahan (Smog), Lights. Black Cat. $15. All ages.
An Evening w/ Lynda Carter (Fri.-Sat.). Kennedy Center Terrace Theater. $45–$75.
Original Tuxedo Jazz Band (Part of the Duke Ellington Jazz Festival). Kennedy Center Millennium Stage. Free.
Apostle of Hustle, Black and Tan Fantasy Band, DJ Yellow [...]

Nouvelle Vague’s Nouvelle Tour, Album

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A sugary sweet cover of a snarling punk anthem is by no means a new concept. But Nouvelle Vague's version of the Dead Kennedys' "Too Drunk to Fuck" is anything but your run-of-the-mill makeover.

NoMa Summer Screen Kicks Off Tonight

While Screen on the Green hangs in limbo, head to a slightly smaller green in D.C.'s northeast quadrant for some barbeque, dance jams by Fatback, and a summer full of rock docs. Tonight, the NoMa (north of Massachusetts Avenue) Business Improvement District hosts Martin Scorsese's 2005 film No Direction Home: Bob Dylan, the first in [...]

Weekend Music Round-Up

Friday

X, Steve Soto & the Twisted Hearts. 9:30 club. $25. All ages.
Alex Rhoads, Midnight Ride. Bangkok Blues. Call for price.
Dean & Britta, Cheval Sombre. Black Cat. $15. All ages.
Viva Voce, Cut Off Your Hands. IOTA Club & Cafe. $15. +21.
The Kennedys. Jammin’ Java. $18.
Threat Signal w/ The Agonist, Flatline, Thy Will Be Done, Cab [...]

Weekend Music Round-Up

Friday

U.S. Air Guitar Championships: Washington D.C. Regional Competition. 9:30 club. $15. All ages.
Concrete Blues. Bangkok Blues. Call for price.
Candy Dulfer. Birchmere. $39.50.
Toadies, The Willowz, Backyard Tire Fire. Black Cat. $15. All ages.
The Marquees (featuring former members of Marvin Gaye’s first band). Champions Billiards. Free.
Future, Among Criminals. IOTA Club & Cafe. $10. +21.
Britny Fox, [...]

Jay-Z’s War On Auto-Tune

Despite delayed release dates and his split from Def Jam, one upside to HOVA's much-anticipated Blueprint 3 (follow-up to Blueprints 1 and 2) is that the album promises to be free of Auto-Tune–the software responsible for T-Pain and Paris Hilton's musical careers. Kanye West, one of the album's many producers, told MTV News, "We actually [...]

Updated: Weekend Music Round-Up

Saturday

Dead Rock West. 8 X 10. $14–$17.
The Bakerton Group, The Wino Band, King Giant, Earthride. 9:30 Club. $15. All ages.
Sängerfest. The National Building Museum. $25.
The Ruins, Farmdoubt. Bangkok Blues. $7.
Bonnie Prince Billy, Ned Oldham. Birchmere. SOLD OUT!
Juan Maclean, The Field. Black Cat. $13. All ages.
Tommy Cecil (Bass). Blues Alley. $25.
Hank Williams, Jr. Calvert Marine [...]

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