Posts Tagged ‘Mos Def’

Howard Theatre’s Lineup Looks Kinda Familiar

This morning, the Going Out Gurus gave us a glimpse of the Howard Theatre's entertainment schedule thus far. The lineup is star-studded—almost guaranteed to pack the house every night. My only quibble? Most of these performers have played the D.C. area in the last six months.
Wanda Sykes will play three nights at the venue, April [...]

Latristic Still Needs Your Money, and Has Therefore Covered Mos Def

We reported not long ago that D.C.'s Latristic—which used to be called Casper Bangs—is trying to Kickstart the recording, mixing, and mastering of its upcoming full-length. The band is more than $1,000 short of its $3,000 goal, and today it emailed out one last call for donations. And it added a final aural argument: a [...]

Weekend Music Round-Up


The Fabulous Thunderbirds, Lil Ronnie & the Grand Dukes. Birchmere. $25.
Orquesta Ashe, Ocho de Bastos. Black Cat. $12/$15. All ages.
Van Morrison. DAR Constitution Hall. $95-$350.
Keith Secola & His Wild Band of Indians. Kennedy Center Millennium Stage. Free.
O.A.R., Matt Nathanson. Merriweather Post Pavilion. $30–$38.
The Start, Normandie, The Perfects, Skydivers. The Red & The Black. $10. [...]

Almost Def

By 8 p.m. last night, the internets were going nuts with rumors about Mos Def not showing up for the first of his two Monday night shows at the 9:30 Club. Tweets and Facebook status updates were blowing up with reports of a long wait between opening act Hezekiah and the arrival of Dante Beze [...]