Posts Tagged ‘O.A.R.’

What O.A.R., “Rockville Rap,” and R.E.M. Have to Say About Rockville

Maryland’s third biggest city is the muse for some serious sonic output this month.
On June 1, the pseudonymous Rockville Slim released “Rockville Rap,” a goofy turf-defending YouTube video that claims to put both the “rock” and the “ill” back in the titular city. And last Tuesday, beer-bro roots-rock outfit O.A.R. dropped The Rockville LP, an [...]

Arts Roundup: Rainbow Tag Edition

Rockin' the Suburbs: This weekend, WaPo critics checked in on a pair of ancient suburban Washington institutions: Northern Virginia middlebrow arts center Wolf Trap and Rockville MOR rockers O.A.R.
Shake the Streets: This WaPo article on a supposed uptick in local graffiti—although the trend might merely be a result of better reporting—is serviceable. The comments—wherein the [...]

Far Out vs. Hot Dang, Vol. 39

In the not-so-distant future, people will express their D.C. pride not with a D.C. flag tattoo, but with a Far Out vs. Hot Dang tattoo. Maybe "FAR OUT" on one asscheek, and "HOT DANG" on the other? Yeah, that would be super nice.

Perhaps the biggest victims of hippies
Always entertaining to be reminded of dozens of [...]

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. [...]