Posts Tagged ‘Wolf Trap’

Introducing Our 2011 Summer Music Guide

There’s plenty of music you won’t need a guide to this summer: jazz at the National Gallery; blues at Carter Barron; aging punks at Fort Reno; aging R&B giants at Fort Dupont. It doesn’t matter who’s playing there—and invariably, some of those schedules emerge way later than you’d like them to—because you’ll go anyway. Music [...]

The Inspector at Wolf Trap, Reviewed

Who would have guessed that a comedy about fascism would turn out to be not that funny?
It’s not that it hasn’t been done before; The Great Dictator is nearly as old as the movement it spoofed. The Inspector—a new comic opera commissioned by the Wolf Trap Foundation—is also a slapstick story of mistaken identity set against [...]

Weekend Music Roundup: Jakob Dylan, Amanda Blank, The Tallest Man on Earth, and More

Friday

Jakob Dylan, Three Legs, Neko Case, Kelly Hogan, Mimicking Birds. 9:30 Club. $25.
Lucy Kaplansky. Wolf Trap. $20.
Gist, Gary B. & the Notions, The Courtesy Line. The Red & The Black. $8.
Eilen Jewell, Little Pink. IOTA Club & Cafe. $12.
The Blue Line, Poor But Sexy, The Very Small. Rock and Roll Hotel. $10.
Buckshot Blues. Bangkok Blues. [...]

Weekend Music Roundup: Pissed Jeans, Jedi Mind Tricks, Kidz in the Hall, and More

Friday

Martin Sexton, Ryan Montbleau Band. 9:30 Club. $25.
Jamie McLean Band. Strathmore. $10 in advance, $12 at door.
Livingston Taylor. Wolf Trap. $22.
Horsehead, Hiding Places, Deutschmarks. The Red & The Black. $8. 21+.
Laura Tsaggaris, James Maddock. IOTA Club & Cafe. $12.
Pissed Jeans, Cloak/Dagger, The Wayward. Rock and Roll Hotel. $10 in advance, $12 at door.
Rhododendron Road. Bangkok [...]

Weekend Music Roundup: Los Angeles Guitar Quartet, Baltimore Symphony Orchestra, Honor By August, and More

Friday

Needtobreathe, Will Hoge, Matt Hires. 9:30 Club. $16.

Gato & the Palenke Music Co. Strathmore. $10 in advance, $12 at door.

Los Angeles Guitar Quartet. Wolf Trap. $35.

East Coast Caravan. The Red & The Black. $8. 21+.

Shwa, The Royal We. IOTA Club & Cafe. $10.

Bonjour, Ganesh!, The Jones, Big Chimney, Blankus Larry. Rock and Roll Hotel. $10.

Andy [...]

Weekend Music Roundup: Nada Surf, National Symphony Orchestra, Past Lives, and More

Friday

Nada Surf, Dawn Landes and the Hounds. 9:30 Club. $20.

E.M. Spencer. Strathmore. $10 in advance, $12 at door.

Christine Lavin. Wolf Trap. $20.

The Bang, Chute. The Red & The Black. $8. 21+.

Justin Trawick Group, Jason Masi Band, Rene Moffatt, Jamie Marie. IOTA Club & Cafe. $12.

Midnight Sun, Nunchucks, Downtown Harvest, Blackbells. Rock and Roll Hotel. $10.

Big [...]

Weekend Music Roundup: Imperial China, Moody Blues, Cherry Blossom Freebies, and More

Friday

Kinoeye, Maximillion Dunbar, Protect-U, Steve Summers. The Cherch. $5 donation.

Vladimir Feltsman. Strathmore. $27-$77.

Ravenous, FOX Japan, Caustic Casanova. The Red & The Black. $8.

Justin Jones, Down Dexter, Peter Bradley Adams. IOTA Club & Cafe. $12.

Shearwater, Wye Oak, Hospital Ships. Rock and Roll Hotel. $12.

Next Door Ellen. Bangkok Blues. Call for price.

Imperial China, Cephalopods, Lo Moda, Busses. [...]

Best of D.C. Is Live, but Whose Taste Is Better: Yours or Ours?

Best of D.C.! What more is there to say?
Well, this: Our annual issue highlighting our—and your—picks for the best the District has to offer is online and in print today. Pick up a copy! Or read it here!
There's no shortage of arts-related goodies therein, and even some overlap between the readers poll and our staff [...]

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

Friday

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 Roundup: Al Green, Suckers, the Very Best, and More

Friday

Al Green. DAR Constitution Hall. $70.

Balkan Beat Box, Bajah + the Dry Eye Crew. 9:30 Club. $20.

Mambo Sauce. Strathmore. $10 in advance, $12 at door.

Greg Brown, Justin Wilber. Wolf Trap. $30.

The American Space Cadets, American Speedway, Sin 4 Sin. The Red & The Black. $8. 21+.

Matthew Ryan, Garrison Starr. IOTA Club & Cafe. $15.

RAMZY, The [...]

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