Posts Tagged ‘jonathan richman’

Photos: Jonathan Richman @ 9:30 Club

At the 9:30 Club on Friday, the ex-Modern Lovers frontman Jonathan Richman started a little late, but the moment he kicked into the stunning "Because Her Beauty is Raw and Wild," probably no one held it against him.
Backed by longtime drummer Tommy Larkins, Richman plucked some choice tunes from his lengthy discography, danced about the [...]

ToDo ToDay: The Intersections Festival and Nonstop D.C. Nostalgia

For once, you don’t have to trek to National Harbor to see world-class circus performers: The Intersections Festival is bringing an evening of big-tent entertainment to the Atlas Performing Arts Center on H Street NE. The center ring event, “Magic in the Air,” will showcase local acrobats twisting in silks and spinning in suspended hoops, [...]

Arts Roundup: Nu-Metal Edition

The Dutch-born D.C. area producer Martyn on today's popular electronic music: "I think the sound of dubstep and electro-house took hold of the U.S. and it didn’t evolve into club music. It evolved into stadium music. It sounds more like nu-metal." [Post]
CulturalDC announces a new public-art project at Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library [Art 202]
D.C. band [...]

Photos: Jonathan Richman @ 9:30 Club

Former Modern Lovers frontman and career oddball troubadour Jonathan Richman brought his songs and quirky dance moves to a packed and adoring 9:30 Club on Friday with long-time drummer Tommy Larkins. "When the new feeling I always get from playing music becomes an old feeling, you'll know that will be my last tour," he said. [...]