I didn't realize how great a year it's been for music in D.C. until I started compiling this list. While I didn't hear many landmark, career-defining albums in 2011, there were a ton of great songs from both young and veteran artists. Whatever D.C.'s reputation, there's a healthy community of smart, ambitious musicmakers in this [...]
Posts Tagged ‘Joe Lally’
Conductor John Eliot Gardiner has a reputation of being difficult to work with. His penchant for demeaning musicians cost him at least one job offer, director of the U.K.’s Opera North, when the orchestra flatly refused to play for him. This partly explains how one of the most prolific conductors of our time—he’s recorded more [...]
Solo Lally: From his home in Italy, Fugazi expat Joe Lally talks to the Riverfront Times of St. Louis about life as a solo artist. The interview is nothing shattering, just mostly about how nice it is to live in Italy and a little about being a "guy from Fugazi." Of the latter, the bassist said: [...]
Austin's renowned Fun Fun Fun Fest announced its killer line-up today. The festival looks to be one of the year's best, replete with throwbacks like Public Enemy and Hum alongside newcomers Girls and Major Lazer. There's no shortage of quasi-D.C. punks like Henry Rollins and Ted Leo either. The biggest surprise, of course, is Wugazi. [...]
Alex Baca leads off this week's arts section with her reflection on the state of University of Maryland student-run station WMUC—which she says ought to declare independence. Joe Warminsky reviews three strong albums from local labels: New Des Ark and Pygmy Lush LPs from Lovitt, and the latest Joe Lally record from Dischord. Chris Klimek [...]
Fugazi may have gone on hiatus nine years ago, but bassist Joe Lally hasn't lost sight of the band's legendary work ethic. He put out solo records on Dischord in 2006 and 2007, toured several continents, and this week released his latest full-length, Why Should I Get Used To It, on Dischord and his own [...]
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 [...]