Posts Tagged ‘National Philharmonic Orchestra’

Messiah Smackdown: National Philharmonic vs. National Symphony

Handel’s Messiah is one of those unfortunate holiday traditions you can’t escape, like ugly sweaters and fruitcake. Every year, choruses trot out the Christmas standard (actually, it was first performed in April) as their end-of-the-year moneymaker, which is to choral groups what The Nutcracker is to ballets.  Churches, too, love Handel’s oratorio, a sure way [...]

Weekend Music Roundup: Salt-N-Pepa and Anvil Edition


Salt-N-Pepa. DAR Constitution Hall. $41.50-$70.

Bellmer Dolls, Monozid, Bootblacks, We Fought The Big One (DJs). The Red & The Black. $8. 21+.

Tom McBride and the Whig Party. IOTA Club & Cafe. $10.

Perpetual Groove, Future, Poor Man's Lobster. 9:30 Club. $14.

Junior League Band, The David Wax Museum, Lightfoot. Rock and Roll Hotel. $10 in advance, $12 at [...]

Weekend Music Round-Up


U.S. Air Guitar Championships: Washington D.C. Regional Competition. 9:30 club. $15. All ages.
Concrete Blues. Bangkok Blues. Call for price.
Candy Dulfer. Birchmere. $39.50.
Toadies, The Willowz, Backyard Tire Fire. Black Cat. $15. All ages.
The Marquees (featuring former members of Marvin Gaye’s first band). Champions Billiards. Free.
Future, Among Criminals. IOTA Club & Cafe. $10. +21.
Britny Fox, [...]