Posts Tagged ‘NSO’

Freestylin’ D.C.: Eschenbach Play Piano, Artisphere Opens, and More!

Around this weekend and looking for interesting things to do that won’t break the bank? Well, check out these free–and almost free–events from my site Free in DC.
Tonight
From 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. on 14th St. NW near P, Hemphill hosts photographer and filmmaker Kendall Messick, who will sign his new book, The Projectionist.
Further north on [...]

Study Finds Metal Soothes Monkeys

If you want to mellow out a monkey, play him some Metallica.
That's the surprising result of a new study by Charles Snowdon, a
University of Wisconsin-Madison psychology professor. The researchers played clips of music— including Metallica's
"Of Wolf and Man," Nine Inch Nails', "The Fragile," Tool's "The
Grudge," and Barber's "Adagio for Strings"—for cotton-top tamarins.

Weekend Music Round-Up

Friday

M. Ward, Chain & the Gang. 9:30 club. $25. All ages.
Deanna Bogart & Tom Principato Band. Birchmere. $25.
Shortstack, Lorelei, The Moderate. Black Cat. $10. All ages.
The Charm Offensive, Lanterns, Drunken Banshees, Free Electric State. The Red & The Black. $8. +21.
The Method, Ramzy, The Frustrations, Justin Trawick. Rock and Roll Hotel. $10. All ages.
Sunsets with [...]

Weekend Music Round-Up

Friday

The Footprint in Hip Hop Tour: Method Man & Red Man, Ghostface Killah, Duo Live. 9:30 club. $35. All ages.
Sophia Bass, Ruthi & the Tracers. Bangkok Blues. Call for price.
Jimmy Thackery & the Drivers, Lil’ Ed & the Blues Imperials. Birchmere. $25.
Head Automatica, Cubic Zirconia. Black Cat. $15. All ages.
Carol Bui Butterflies, Impossible Hair, [...]

Weekend Music Round-Up

Friday

Eric Felten Jazz Orchestra. Blues Alley. $25.
L.A. Guns w/ Mis-Fit, Tilt, Sinner’s Trail, Bitter Pill. Jaxx. $18/$20. +21.
Sheryl Crow, Ari Hest. Filene Center at Wolf Trap. $30-$48.
TheoryCast, ReVeL, Fight The Bear, Conshafter. Rock and Roll Hotel. $10. All ages.
DC Summer Extravaganza w/ Tittsworth, Nadastrom, Will Eastman, Bobby Jae & Ken Lazee, Dmerit. 9:30 club. [...]

Updated: Weekend Music Round-Up

Saturday

Dead Rock West. 8 X 10. $14–$17.
The Bakerton Group, The Wino Band, King Giant, Earthride. 9:30 Club. $15. All ages.
Sängerfest. The National Building Museum. $25.
The Ruins, Farmdoubt. Bangkok Blues. $7.
Bonnie Prince Billy, Ned Oldham. Birchmere. SOLD OUT!
Juan Maclean, The Field. Black Cat. $13. All ages.
Tommy Cecil (Bass). Blues Alley. $25.
Hank Williams, Jr. Calvert Marine [...]

Music Round-Up: Thursday Edition

For more info about upcoming shows — free, kid- and date-friendly, or otherwise — see our Summer Music Guide.

Cricket Fusion Quartet. 1905. Call for price.
Jonathan Coulton, Chelsea Lee. Birchmere. $29.50. All ages.
Deleted Scenes, The XYZ Affair, Casper Bangs. Black Cat Backstage. $8. All ages.
Dick Morgan. Blues Alley. $25.
Buster Brown and The Get Down. Cafe Martini. [...]

Updated: Weekend Music Round-Up

Sunday

Dan Deacon & Ensemble, Future Islands, Teeth Mountain. 9:30 club. $12. All ages.
The Dig, All The Kings. The Red & The Black. $6. +21.
MC Chris, Whole Wheat Bread. DC9. $14. +18.
Ben Lee, Low vs Diamond, Dawes. Rock and Roll Hotel. $16. All ages.
NSO plays Mozart. Kennedy Center. $20-$80. All ages.
German Academic All-Star Jazz Ensemble. Kennedy [...]

Best of D.C.

City Paper’s Best of D.C. issue, which includes a healthy arts and entertainment section, hit the street today!
Since this is the paper’s second time putting together a Best of D.C. issue (since 1987), our staff chose to recognize both the best and the second-best our city has to offer. How clever are we?
Pick up a [...]

Weekend Music Round-Up

Friday

The Blue Line, Jo Henley Band, Stella Schindler. The Red & The Black. $8. +21.
No Second Troy, Olivia Mancini & the Terrible Two, Meredith Bragg. Black Cat. $10. All ages.
Drive-By Truckers, Bloodkin. 9:30 club (Friday & Saturday). $25. All ages.
EARLY SHOW: Ludo, Sing It Loud, This Providence, The Morning Light. $12. LATE SHOW: P.O.S., Doomtree, [...]

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