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Matthew Hemerlein Returns to D.C.

By Doug Rule | Apr 19
Matthew Hemerlein will perform as Lo-Fang at Sixth & I Historic Synagogue next weekend, for a concert not two months since the pop musician’s debut at Echostage.

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Music Features

Pet Shop Boys onstage

Pet Shop Boys on Tour

By Michael Flanagan | Apr 19
A Pet Shop Boys show is a joyous celebration in so many ways. You would be well advised to get tickets in advance to this concert.

Rebecca Pidgeon will play a show at Housing Works on April 18

Housing Works Hosts Benefit Concert with Rebecca Pidgeon

By Winnie McCroy | Apr 15
On April 18, British singer/songwriter Rebecca Pidgeon will present "Live From Home: An Evening with Rebecca Pidgeon," a benefit concert for Housing Works.

Betty Who releases her EP "Slow Dancing" This Month

Dig These Discs :: Linda Rondstadt, Billy Porter, Betty Who, Thievery Corporation, Shonen Knife

By Winnie McCroy | Apr 15
Linda Ronstadt releases 14 of her best "Duets." Billy Porter sings Broadway. Japanese pop group Shonen Knife goes for 20. D.C.-based duo of Rob Garza and Eric Hilton drop their seventh album. And Aussie Betty Who has an EP.

Godfather of house music Frankie Knuckles

Frankie Knuckles, RIP

By Cornelius Washington | Apr 13
In the world of music, more change came in the past 50 years than in the preceding 150. The man who merged all the popular genres into a timeless art-form was Frankie Knuckles.

Shantung silk jacket, redesigned in 1993, and black velvet skirt worn by Marian Anderson during her historic performance on the Lincoln Memorial in Washington in 1939.

Marian Anderson’s Concert Dress Goes on View in DC

By Brett Zongker | Apr 11
For the first time, the dress Marian Anderson wore to sing at the Lincoln Memorial 75 years ago after being denied access to a Washington concert hall because she was black, is going on display at the Smithsonian.

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CD Reviews

Somebody’s Party

By JC Alvarez | Apr 18
Singer/Songwriter Erik Hassle returns with his latest offering "Somebody’s Party", which is the Swedish vocalist’s latest EP, and it is what everyone will be talking about well into the summer.

A Gentleman’s Guide To Love And Murder - Original Broadway Cast Recording

By Steven Bergman | Apr 18
The acting chameleon, Jefferson Mays, and Bryce Pinkham head a slapstick cast in this humorous musical of love and murder.

On to Something

By Kevin Taft | Apr 17
Reality show veteran Von Smith proves he has the makings of a bonafide star with his debut EP that is a masterpiece of production and vocals.

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Performance Reviews

The Australian Bee Gees

The Australian Bee Gees

By Matthew Martello | Mar 24
The Australian Bee Gees celebrate their 1,000th performance at Excalibur Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada.

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