All posts tagged "music"

  • Hypnotic Effect

    Hitting the Capital Pride main stage last year in 2006 was a big deal for the Mesmers. ''It was the biggest audience we had ever...

  • Pride and Justice

    Tom Goss had an obsession eight years ago when he graduated from high school. ''I was completely obsessed with Dave Matthews and his music,'' he...

  • Break It Down

    It's a sunny 80 degrees in Puerto Vallarta, where Mara Levi is celebrating her 30th birthday with family and working on her tan. She's also...

  • Wicked Cool

    Imagine the typical rock-and-roll cover band. There might be some big hair, a few tattoos, and some die-hard groupies. And the whole scene looks pretty...

  • Silver Celebration

    THROUGHOUT HUMAN HISTORY, music has been used to make statements that go far beyond stringing notes together for the sake of a pleasing tune. Patriotic...

  • Bob Mould: Independent Spirit

    When Bob Mould moved to Washington three years ago in June of 2002, he was at a crossroads in his life. Recently fully out, the...

  • Note for Note

    A word of advice to those planning to attend a concert conducted by Emil de Cou: Remain in your seats. No autopilot standing ovations, please....

  • 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...

  • 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 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...

  • 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...

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