Posts Tagged ‘Echostage’

Photos of the Replacements at Echostage

The 'Mats were their usual selves: shaky in some spots (flubbed lyrics) but mindbendingly brilliant in others.

I Watched Paris Hilton DJ—Or Something Like That—at Echostage

I never thought I’d see Paris Hilton do anything live, let alone DJ. But curiosity sometimes makes us do crazy things, and I found myself among the EDM faithful at Echostage on Friday night, waiting for the hotel heiress-turned-turntablist to take the stage. The wait for Hilton to arrive was an extended one, leaving patrons ample time to [...]

Paris Hilton—A Real DJ! We Swear!—Set to Play Echostage

If you’re into the D.C. club scene, we’ve got some exciting news for you: One of EDM’s hottest young stars, it seems, is set to play Echostage next month, and tickets went on sale today at noon. Is it Tiesto, you ask? Nope. Deadmau5? Not quite.
If you guessed Paris Hilton, ten points and a $500 [...]

Photos: Ellie Goulding at Echostage

"I'm a little shy," Ellie Goulding said somewhere in the middle of her performance last night at Echostage, but the audience could be pardoned for not believing her. Backed by a large ensemble of instrumentalists and backup singers, Goulding seemed fluent in everything she did—singing, playing guitar and electronics, pounding on floor toms, and working [...]

Photos: Lorde at Echostage

What happens when you throw Lorde and her meditative songs into a cavernous warehouse of a venue originally built for EDM acts and raves? Not surprisingly, something a bit weird.
As an artist and performer, Lorde certainly didn't disappoint last Friday at her sold-out show at Echostage; her vocals were spot-on and impressively faithful to the [...]

Arts Roundup: Judy Chicago Edition

Budget deal omits Eisenhower memorial funding but restores Smithsonian's. [AP] [Post]
After a deep burn, Judy Chicago returns to D.C. [Post]
The Natural History Museum's Dinosaur Hall to close for five years. [Post]
Adrian Loving scores Michelle Obama's 50th birthday party. [Post]
Jay Z parties at Echostage after his Verizon Center show. [Post]

Photos: Krewella @ Echostage

I was interested in seeing Chicago's dubstep/house trio Krewella mainly for two reasons. First, its popularity has skyrocketed in the mainstream dance music scene in the past year; it's gone from releasing its first EP last summer, to putting on a much-talked-about performance at this year's Ultra festival in Miami, to selling out huge venues like [...]

Arts Roundup: Bad Molly Edition

Medical examiner says the 9:30 Club's Josh Burdette died of suicide. [Post]
The young woman who died after partying at Echostage last weekend may have taken some bad Molly. [Post]
Kennedy Center formally begins the search for a company to take on pre-construction work in preparation for its planned major expansion. [WBJ]
Honor the dead and buy some Sockets Records [...]

Arts Roundup: North Korea Edition

Chuck D, Bob Mould, Aesop Rock, Garbage, Frank Turner, and other musicians offer condolences for the late 9:30 Club staffer Josh Burdette. [Spin]
Nineteen-year-old Virginia resident dies after partying at Echostage. [AP via WTOP]
Two D.C. rappers start a Kickstarter campaign to fund their (probably ill-advised) plan to shoot a music video in North Korea. [DCist]
Kevin Smith [...]

See Some Ethiopian Music This Week (Because There Will Be a Lot of It)

The D.C. area is already home to the United States' largest Ethiopian population, but this week brings a surge of Ethiopian culture thanks to the 30th Ethiopian Sports Federation in North America (ESFNA) Tournament that runs through July 6. Take note, Horn of Africa fans: This is going to be one of the year's best chances [...]

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