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All posts tagged "music"

  • Music: Pop, Rock, Folk and Jazz

    BARNS AT WOLF TRAP 1645 Trap Rd. Vienna, Va. 703-255-1900 wolf-trap.org Greg Brown (3/12) Altan – Traditional Irish music ambassadors to the world (3/15) Battlefield...

  • Tegan & Sara

    Tegan and Sara Quin actually look like twins on the cover of Sainthood. ''For years we rejected this twin image, people always trying to twin...

  • Too gay for TV: Is the FCC coming after Adam Lambert?

    ”Yes, sadly friends, ABC has cancelled my appearances on Kimmel and NYE. :( don’t blame them. It’s the FCC heat.” Twitter post from Adam Lambert,...

  • Barry Manilow: Adam Lambert should have stood there and sung

    ”I’ll tell you what I was hoping. I was watching it, and I think he’s got a fantastic voice. I was hoping he would stand...

  • Classical Music: Symphonies, Operas, and other Concerts

    BACH SINFONIA Evelyn Glennie: Music Center at Strathmore Takoma Park/Silver Spring Performing Arts Center Montgomery CollegeGeorgia Avenue and East-West HighwaySilver Spring301-362-6525www.bachsinfonia.org The Story of the...

  • Music: Pop, Rock, Folk and Jazz

    BARNS AT WOLF TRAP 1645 Trap RoadVienna, Va.703-255-1900www.wolf-trap.org Will Hoge -- Folk rock (10/8) Cowboy Junkies -- This mesmerizing, hypnotic group offers a country-rock twist...

  • Still a Thrill

    Jody Watley (Photo by Mike Ruiz) Jody Watley has been an advocate for gay rights since her solo career took off in the mid-’80s. In...

  • Harmonic Convergence

    If ''Queering Sound'' is distorting, shaking up and subverting familiar sounds -- specifically what one might describe as ''gay music'' -- then ''Queering Sound 08...

  • Wicked Win

    Wicked Jezabel Forget the Grammy Awards. In D.C., it's all about the Wammies, the Washington Area Music Awards (WAMA), which...

  • Bowled Over

    Doug Bowles may not be the only gay conductor in town, but in the genre of swing and big-band music, he's pretty sure he's one...

  • In Phase

    The recent juggernaut of alternative offerings in the nation's capital -- from Art in Heat to the Fringe Festival -- shows no sign of stopping....

  • A Welcoming Home

    Mara Levi jokes that during her early Capital Pride Mainstage set a couple years ago, she may have been seen as a bit of a...

  • Hip Hop Girl Power

    A little exposure goes a long way, particularly for the lesbian hip-hop duo God-Des & She. ''We've gotten a lot of Pride offers this year,...

  • 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...