Concert Calendar: Sondre Lerche and more

Miles Benjamin Anthony Robinson Sunday Songwriter Miles Benjamin Anthony Robinson harnessed the talents Grizzly Bear’s Chris Taylor and TV on the Radio’s Kyp Malone for his self-titled debut.  According to NPR, Robinson’s “emotive, at times tormented rock rides… Read More

Concert Calendar: Hot Young Podium Property

Israel Philharmonic Orchestra Tuesday The leading symphony orchestra in Israel will be appearing at the Kennedy Center on Tuesday. I’ll be in Baltimore for the Iron and Wine show, but I’d still highly recommend this concert. Gustavo Dudamel,… Read More

Concert Calendar: The concert calendar hung itself

Conor Oberst Conor Oberst  Monday Indie rocker Conor Oberst has released ten albums under the name Bright Eyes, gaining recognition for his unique voice and “straight-from-the-diary lyrics.”  Lately, he’s moved onto a new project, Conor Oberst and the… Read More

Concert Calendar: Yellow!

Coldplay Friday It may be Halloween, but Coldplay will be stopping at the Verizon Center for an early show starting at 7:30. Surprisingly, tickets are still available online, and you’ll definitely have time to make it back for… Read More

Concert Calendar: I’m single, bilingual

This week’s concert calendar has an international flavor with music from France, Canada, and England. No Kids Saturday Vancouver based No Kids will be appearing at the Black Cat at 9:00.  Fans of the electronic music in Flight… Read More

The Mountain Goats at the Black Cat, 03.22.08

Waiting for the Mountain Goats show to start after unremarkable guitar-and-drums band the Moaners opened, I couldn’t avoid looking at two people in front of me. One looked like the photographer from Just Shoot Me, complete with stubble… Read More

Rhett Miller at the Black Cat Tonight

With his fifteen-year-old alt-country outfit, the Old 97’s, releasing their seventh record in May and a solo album in the works, Rhett Miller has a lot to be excited about this year. He’ll begin a string of solo… Read More

Weezy, Wale at Ibiza Nightclub, 1.15.08

The fifth or so time the DJ asked the crowd at the packed Ibiza nightclub Tuesday night if they were ready for Lil’ Wayne, it seemed more like a taunt than anything else. Finally though, Wayne strutted on… Read More

Lil’ Wayne to hold secret show in D.C. tomorrow

When indie bands come to D.C., they play at the 9:30 Club or the Black Cat. When big, mainstream acts like the Spice Girls or Hannah Montana come, they hit up the Verizon Center. But when the self-proclaimed… Read More

Rufus Wainwright at the 9:30 Club, 12.21.07

It must be tough to be an aspiring singer/songwriter coming from a family full of famous folk singers—you have some pretty big footsteps to follow. But it has its perks, too, as Lucy Wainwright Roche would surely tell… Read More