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Kendrick Lamar Will Headline This Year’s Sweetlife Festival

Plus Calvin Harris, Pixies, San Fermin, and 20 other acts

Photos: Sweetlife Festival @ Merriweather Post Pavilion

This year's version of Sweetgreen's Sweetlife Festival was a bit of a one-note affair, with a lineup dominated by danceable pop-rock bands whose music largely blended into one another.
Two of the outliers got by far the most delirious crowd responses. Rapper 2 Chainz was relegated to the secondary stage but put on an energetic set [...]

ToDo ToDay: Space Fetish Party! Motown Tributes! A Talking Heads Cover Band!

Fans of Alien know that in space, no one can hear you scream. But is the same true at a space-themed fetish party? Find out at Galactic Bound, a futuristic, fetishistic extravaganza at Phase 1 Dupont. There will be hoods. Handcuffs. The sexy space-themed Cosmos Crew dancers. Industrial and electronic dance music from DJ Vlad McNeally. [...]

Arts Roundup: Sweetlife Edition

Sweetlife Festival schedule announced. [Facebook]
The Rolling Stones play Verizon Center June 24. [Post]
Theater Alliance announces a Monday night reading series that focuses on women playwrights. [D.C. Theatre Scene]
Photos from Michelle Obama's book signing at Politics & Prose [AP via Huffington Post D.C.]

It’s Here: Sweetlife 2013 Announces Lineup

For the fourth year in a row, the fancy salad purveyors at Sweetgreen are sponsoring the Sweetlife Festival, a daylong music fest to take place on May 11 at Merriweather Post Pavilion in Columbia, Md. This year's lineup was announced this morning, and it may be the buzziest yet: Phoenix, Passion Pit, Kendrick Lamar, Yeah Yeah [...]

Rolling In the Deep

Now is a fine time to make money as an electronic-music producer. That’s a fact that hasn’t escaped a few companies in the D.C. area: Since 2010, the local dance-music biz has gone from fledgling to booming. But sacrifices have been made along the way, most of them artistic. In the rush to capitalize on [...]

Photos: Sweetlife Festival @ Merriweather Post Pavilion

The attendees of Sweetgreen's Sweetlife Festival at Merriweather Post Pavilion on Saturday were not daunted by the threat of rain. With a lineup that included Fitz and the Tantrums' blue-eyed soul, Explosions in the Sky's hypnotic post-rock, U.S. Royalty's cock-rock, Kid Cudi's sensitive-dude hip-hop, and Avicii's glittery EDM, there was a little something for everyone across the [...]

Rock & Bus Customers Demand Refunds After Sweetlife Mess

Last summer, IMP announced it was partnering with Rock & Bus, a company that offers charter-bus rides to concerts at Merriweather Post Pavilion. This weekend that company was put to the test: Thousands of customers in the D.C. area plunked down $40 to get to and from the Sweetlife Festival—and hundreds were left stranded without [...]

Avicii, Kid Cudi, and The Shins Will Headline Sweetlife Festival

If you can make a mean salad, you can make a rock festival: The Sweetgreen salad chain's annual Sweetlife Festival is back April 28 for the third year. Headlining the daylong concert at Merriweather Post Pavillion? Avicii, the 22-year-old Swedish house producer and DJ who's the same age, I'd wager, as the average Sweetlife attendee. [...]

Far Out vs. Hot Dang, Vol. 33

Far Out vs. Hot Dang has returned! This week it's violence and haters, nachos and asscheeks. Yes, it's so very D.C.

"The scene is repeatedly interrupted by what looks (and sounds) like tracer and artillery fire, which eventually shears the top off the pyramid."
Sean Bugg: "I think I need to head home and play Mortal Kombat. [...]

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