All posts tagged "music"

  • Artistic Measures

    This Sunday's Capital Pride Main Stage and its headliners down on Pennsylvania Avenue may get all the attention, but for the past five years Pride...

  • BETTY'S Back!

    When the woman-powered BETTY opens the mainstage at Sunday's Capital Pride Festival, it will be a homecoming of sorts. You see, they've played Pride before,...

  • Rock It, Man

    Like any alternative rocker worth his weight in angst, Bob Mould is not a carefree man. In fact, he's very concerned about the self-destructive nature...

  • Fear Factor

    ''It's like this infectious elation,'' says SONiA of the feeling she gets performing at Gay Prides. ''It's just a beautiful thing.'' This being SONiA, of...

  • Rock the House

    The organizers of the WEDRock benefit concert wanted to raise support for one of this year's most explosive issues, same-sex marriage. But they didn't want...

  • Without Fear

    ''It kicks your butt, touring solo,'' says SONiA as she settles into the start of a Saturday afternoon interview from a motel in Ohio, where...

  • Simone Denny

    Simone Denny is the voice behind one of the year's most notorious songs. You know the one. ''Days keep getting better, nights keep getting better…when...

  • Melissa Ferrick

    Melissa Ferrick is never getting married. ''It's not for me,'' she says with a gentle laugh. Still, she's exceedingly proud of her home state, Massachusetts,...

  • A Touch of Gold

    One of the biggest thrills of Ari Gold's life was the day he met Madonna. ''Actually, I exchanged words with her,'' recalls Gold, whose own...

  • Sophie B. Hawkins

    The Apprentice offended singer-songwriter Sophie B. Hawkins. Mind you, she didn't actually watch Donald Trump's popular NBC reality series, but she also didn't feel inspired...

  • D.C. Different Drummers

    Photo by Michael Wichita DC's Different Drummers Mission: Create fine music, have fun, play with pride, work together and educate others. Founded: 1980 Number of...

  • Song of the Quilt

    Photographs by Todd Franson The Lesbian and Gay Chorus of Washington and D.C.'s Different Drummers on their first full rehearsal, Tuesday, November 18th, 2003. ''When...

  • The Reluctant Hedonist

    ''I intend to write an opera one day,'' says Rufus Wainwright. ''Especially after these horrifyingly personal albums. I think I might need to concentrate on...

  • Country Siren

    What is it about Canada that produces such amazing country artists? Maybe it's the wide open spaces. Or maybe it's just the cleaner, crisper air....

  • Dream Holliday

    ''I no longer live in sorrow,'' proudly proclaims Jennifer Holliday. ''I no longer have a lot of misery. But I definitely know how to sing...

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