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John Legend Brings His 'Love' to D.C. Tonight

By Doug Rule
October 23, 2013 3:27 PM |
One of the best among today’s bright class of R&B crooners, and one who also isn’t afraid to sound old-fashioned, the 34-year-old man born John Stephens in Springfield, Ohio, positively beams throughout his fourth set Love In The Future. Released just a couple weeks before he got hitched, the album, co-produced by Kanye West, is a strong showcase for Legend’s ... [Read]

When Deutsche Grammophon asked Tori Amos if she'd be interested in creating a classical album, the fashionable pop eccentric with the pixie-sque voice was reticent. "The concept of something so demanding, it can really ruin a career doing something like that, if you get it wrong," she told Metro Weekly back in September. In the end, Night of Hunters, a ... [Read]

An American rock supergroup formed in 1999 by guitarist Billy Howerdel and Tool vocalist Maynard James Keenan, A Perfect Circle now includes bassist Matt McJunkins (Ashes Divide), guitarist James Iha (formerly of the Smashing Pumpkins) and session drummer Josh Freese (known for work with Nine Inch Nails and Devo). Tonight, Sunday, July 17, at 8 p.m. D.A.R. Constitution Hall, 1776 ... [Read]

On each stop of Janet Jackson's current world tour -- Number Ones: Up Close and Personal -- the singer is dedicating one song to the host city. For her D.C. appearances at D.A.R. Constitution Hall this Tuesday, March 22 and Thursday, March 24, she's chosen the song "I Get Lonely," from the Velvet Rope album. "Washington DC is a beautiful ... [Read]

The Avett Brothers at DAR

Posted by Randy Shulman
February 18, 2011 8:39 AM |
Fresh from performing with Bob Dylan at the Grammys, the North Carolina folk-rock band, led by brothers Scott on banjo and Seth on guitar, are gaining more and more recognition by the day. Tonight, Friday, Feb. 18, at 8 p.m. D.A.R. Constitution Hall, 1776 D St. NW. Remaining tickets are $35. Call 202-628-1776 or visit dar.org/conthall. ... [Read]

John Mellencamp plays DC tonight

Posted by Randy Shulman
February 15, 2011 8:39 AM |
Inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame a few years back, Indiana rocker John Mellencamp has sold over 40 million records worldwide. He's touring in support of last year's No Better Than This, his second produced by noted roots legend T-Bone Burnett. Mellencamp will perform a two-hour-plus concert in three acts: A stripped-down acoustic set with his band, ... [Read]

Robert Plant and the Band of Joy

Posted by Randy Shulman
February 1, 2011 8:49 AM |
Before Led Zeppelin, Robert Plant had formed a short-lived group called the Band of Joy. He's now revived the name, this time with famed singer-songwriter Patty Griffin, singer-guitarist Buddy Miller (from Plant's Grammy-winning Raising Sand project with Alison Krauss), plus Darrell Scott, Byron House and Marco Giovino. Sounds like a stairway to rock heaven. Tuesday, Feb. 1 at 8 p.m. ... [Read]

Fantasia tonight at DAR Constitution Hall

Posted by Randy Shulman
December 28, 2010 9:13 AM |
Fantasia Barrino's Back to Me Tour returns this third-season American Idol winner to D.C. a year after she appeared at the Kennedy Center as Celie in The Color Purple. Of course, it's also her return to the stage -- and her first headlining tour -- since she attempted suicide last summer, which she denies was a publicity stunt. She's touring ... [Read]

Win Tickets to Interpol at D.A.R.

Posted by Randy Shulman
October 31, 2010 10:58 AM |
For a chance to win tickets to Interpol, please fill out the form below by no later than Monday, Nov. 1 at 11:45 a.m. Though their sound is steeped in British post-punk/new wave -- especially Joy Division -- the Brooklyn-based band does offer, as the New York Times put it, "an American sound that fortifies its brains with muscle." It's ... [Read]

Drake at D.A.R.

Posted by Randy Shulman
October 2, 2010 3:00 PM |
This charming, cute Canadian hip-hopper Drake is one of the genre's newest stars, part of the Lil Wayne family. His debut album Thank Me Later topped the main Billboard pop chart in June. As of press time, tickets still available to the show Sunday, Oct. 3, at 7 p.m. D.A.R. Constitution Hall, 1776 D St. NW. Tickets are $61.70 to ... [Read]