Posts Tagged ‘Kings of Leon’

Morning Roundup: Switcheroo Edition

Morning all. Normally my colleague Alex Baca writes the Tuesday roundup, but you've got me instead. Not to worry, Baca fans–she'll be back on roundup duty Thursday.
WaPo's Anne Midgette has got the scoop on the Washington National Opera's lineup for the 2011-12 season. The WNO will open with Tosca in September; other works include Werther and, [...]

Muhsinah Changes Name to safia, Trades Experimental Soul for Pop

Fret not, Muhsinah fans. The D.C.-born Howard University graduate has not gone into witness protection.
Instead, the versatile singer/songwriter has taken it back to basics and repackaged herself as "safia" to acknowledge a transition to electronic pop music, somewhat removed from the experimental soul for which Muhsinah is known.
Before I confuse things further, you should know [...]

Arts Roundup: Heavy-Duty Rock Edition

Good morning! Arena Stage has named President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle  Obama honorary chairs of its inaugural season at the $125 million Mead Center for American Theater on the Southwest waterfront, which it moved into Monday. The New York Times' writes that it's unclear whether the honor means the Obamas will attend Arena's [...]

Arts Roundup: Bonnaroo, Jack White, and Another Free Willy

Good morning, snowed-in readers.
*The 2010 Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival line-up was announced yesterday over a painstakingly long unveiling process. Some of the artists for the four-day Tennessee-based festival include: Kings of Leon (the first band to go from a tent stage to a headliner), Dave Matthews Band, Phoenix, Jay-Z, Norah Jones, The xx, Stevie [...]

The Kingdom and the Power Chords: Kings of Leon @ Merriweather

“I’m having a lot more fun than I thought I would,” said Kings of Leon frontman Caleb Followhill, sweat dripping down his newly trim hair into his stern blue eyes. “I thought you like, wouldn’t be here, or, wouldn’t know who were were, or...”
He said this to a crowd of at least 7,000 bellowing fans [...]