Posts Tagged ‘Lupe Fiasco’

Arts Roundup: Inauguration Leftovers Edition

The Washington Post's classical-music critic, Anne Midgette, on behalf of classical-music fans, to President Obama: "We appreciate you taking an interest in our field. Please continue to notice this music, and we promise to hold our tongues for the next four years about whether or not we agree with your approach." [Post]
Ballou and University of [...]

Don’t Be Bored: Art-Rock Weekend

Is pre-post-rock a thing? Because, if it is, D.C. instrumental champs Tone have got it down. The band began in 1991, well before the Explosions In The Sky-style soundtrack-rock that rose to fame in the late '90s and early aughts. Twenty years in, Tone has now played shows with many of the bands it predated. [...]

Live-Tweeting Sweetlife’s Salad Days

Today at Merriweather Post Pavillion, local chain Sweetgreen graduates from mere purveyors of salad to festival magnates. It's the second (and much larger) iteration of the company's Sweetlife Festival—starring acts like The Strokes, Cold War Kids, Ra Ra Riot, Theophilus London, Lupe Fiasco, Crystal Castles, and others. You can watch the whole thing streamed live [...]

Wale Watch: WALE DELAY

Just when you thought it was safe to mark your calenders...
"Major major major tour" dates forthcoming. (via TSS)

Lupe Fiasco Joins Hip-Hop Theater Festival

Lupe Fiasco has just been added to the line-up of D.C.'s Hip-Hop Theater Festival, as part of the Voices Remix event on July 7.  Phife from A Tribe Called Quest will be in town, too, to participate in the J. Dilla tribute/fundraiser on July 8. Note to event organizers: keep them away from each other.
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