Cancelled: Luke Frazier & the American Pops Host the Holidays at MGM National Harbor

  Unfortunately the venue has cancelled the performance.  Stay tuned for the next show! Maestro Luke Frazier and the American Pops Orchestra — Washington, DC’s innovative hometown orchestra — will present a special holiday concert not to be missed, with special guest stars Rumer Willis (“Dancing with the Stars,” Broadway’s Chicago), Lea DeLaria (Broadway, comedy…

Red Bull 3Style World DJ Championships at U Street Music Hall November 29

Red Bull 3Style World DJ Championships, the largest global DJ competition in existence, is excited to announce the official roster and event details for the 2017 USA Championships in Washington D.C. on November 29, 2017. Six of the nation’s best DJ’s will take over D.C. for one night of non-stop music at U Street Music Hall…

Gabrielle Stravelli Jazzes up D.C. at Bethesda Blues & Jazz November 1

  Gabrielle Stravelli, acclaimed pop/jazz vocalist and songwriter praised for her “emotional intelligence, phenomenal voice, easygoing confidence and impeccable taste” by The New York Times – will make her Washington DC area debut at Bethesda Blues & Jazz (7719 Wisconsin Avenue; Bethesda, MD 20814) on Wednesday, November 1 at 7:30 PM. The evening will feature her distinctive original songs, innovative interpretations of pop standards, and selections from her recent album Dream…

5th Annual Charm City Bluegrass Festival Celebrates Baltimore’s Musical Heritage Saturday, April 29

Award-winning festival adds 3rd stage featuring nationally-known superpickers, soulful songwriters & more Charm City Bluegrass Festival, winner of the 2016 IBMA Momentum Award for Event of the Year and 2015 Best Festival by Baltimore Magazine, invites music lovers and foodies to gather in Druid Hill Park on Saturday, April 29 for its fifth annual all-day celebration of bluegrass with 3 stages, 14 bands…

Taste Your Music Benefit Concert at the Hamilton

Thursday, September 3, 2015 The Hamilton Live Gourmet Symphony and Capital City Symphony co-host a celebratory evening of curated cocktails, cuisine, and music benefiting Taste Your Music, the community outreach project that feeds and inspires DC’s residents in need. A portion of the event’s proceeds benefit Bread for the City, Miriam’s Kitchen, and So Others Might Eat….

Hot 5 @ Hill Center: Jazz on a Summer Eve

In Corner Store, bassist and composer Kris Funn mingles blues and jazz with hip-hop and gospel, creating a rollicking sound that extends the lineage of American music into a funkier future. Funn grew up in Baltimore before attending Howard University and settling in the D.C. area; since then he’s toured and recorded with jazz stars…

The Arts & Humanities Festival at St. Elizabeth’s East is a free festival showcasing the history, culture and community of Ward 8 in Washington, DC. The events feature an exciting scope of activities, live performances, art exhibits, readings and workshops that will be fun for the entire family! Starting at 11:00am, August 17-18 at St. Elizabeth’s East,…

Weekend East City Event Round Up: Temporium Super Saturday Edition

DMV International Film Festival (all weekend) The DMV International Festival at the Brentwood Arts Exchange will show a series of Arthouse films by international and local producers.  Tickets are $10.  Of note are the following films: Friday, June 15th 5pm – 7:30pm Featured Film: Film Screening of ‘Tin Man” (Dublin, Ireland) Saturday, June 16th 11am…

Cherryblast from the Past: Weekend Wrapup

Cherryblast, the annual closing party of the Cherry Blossom Festival, sponsored lovingly by Philippa Hughes and her Pink Line Project, was, unsurprisingly, a blast this past weekend in Anacostia.  The art, the games, the shows, the people were all part of a new and exploratory DC.  There were the usual suspects: aerial trapeze artists, a…