What made Friday night's sold-out Afghan Whigs show at the 9:30 Club so memorable? Was it lead singer Greg Dulli wading into the crowd and donning someone's fedora during "See & Don't See?" Was it the way they teased "The End" by The Doors before performing a driving version of "Gentleman," or how the first chorus of [...]
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If you hated Waterworld—or if you loved Dances With Wolves!—stop by Strathmore Music Hall tonight, where you'll get a chance to heckle Kevin Costner while he performs with his twangy ensemble Modern West. (Just kidding—don't heckle Kevin Costner. He probably takes that kind of thing very seriously.) 8 p.m. at 5301 Tuckerman Lane, North Bethesda. $35-$90.
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Semi-big local music news: Allie Alvarado of D.C. synth-pop group Painted Face will perform on Late Night with Jimmy Fallon tonight. She'll be on keyboards avec School of Seven Bells. Both Alvarado and School of Seven Bells are excitedly tweeting backstage photos. Thanks DCist for the tip.
So half of the vocals are gone for School of Seven Bells, which means that the band's live sound is less galactic and more hardworking. Seems like a bummer on paper, but in execution it's almost thrilling. Thursday night's show had its share of "hey, we nailed that!" smiles from Benjamin Curtis and Alejandra Deheza; [...]