Results tagged “Howard Theatre” from Spotlight

Howard Jones at Howard Theatre Tonight

By Doug Rule
August 19, 2013 10:58 AM |
Erasure’s Andy Bell was to appear tonight at the Howard Theatre alongside Howard Jones as part of the D.C. stop of the Regeneration Tour -- but that tour hasn’t worked out as planned. Originally it was intended to be a one-stop shop to see hit-making synth-pop acts of the ’80s, with Men Without Hats and Information Society along for good ... [Read]

Getting Next to Emeli Sande

By Doug Rule
June 7, 2013 3:00 PM |
“It's always been the gay community that really connects first,” Emeli Sandé says. “I have a big gay fan base, which I think is fantastic.” That was Scottish singer/songwriter Sandé in an interview with Metro Weekly in advance of what turned out to be a commanding performance at the Howard Theatre this past January. Since that profile, Sandé's career has really ... [Read]

Tracy Morgan at The Howard Theatre

Posted by Randy Shulman
July 30, 2012 12:07 AM |
The former Saturday Night Live comedian and now star of 30 Rock, Tracy Morgan sometimes flies off the cuff in his standup and lands right into controversy. You know, like last year, when at a Nashville joint he suggested that he'd stab his son if he were gay and effeminate. His cast-mates rebuked him, and he conceded he had "gone ... [Read]

Chaka Khan comes to the Howard

Posted by Randy Shulman
April 30, 2012 2:15 PM |
Since it opened a few weeks ago the Howard Theatre has been on a tear spinning through music legends. Last weekend, for example, offered a performance by rock-and-roll legend Chuck Berry. But we're especially feeling for the venue this Saturday, May 5, when soul diva Chaka Khan will serenade the celebrated space with her repertoire of hits, including "Ain't Nobody," ... [Read]

The Howard Theatre re-opens

Posted by Randy Shulman
April 7, 2012 4:00 PM |
After decades of abandoned decay, the Howard Theatre, the former "Black Broadway" venue, now 102 years old, will finally re-open on Monday, April 9, with a Community Day ribbon-cutting ceremony, followed by a performance by D.C.'s homegrown rapper Wale. After an all-star Grand Opening Gala and Tribute Concert exclusively for donors on Thursday, April 12, D.C. native lesbian comic Wanda ... [Read]