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How to Succeed in Concertgoing by Really Trying: My 24 Hours With The Hold Steady, Beach House and OFF!

Ben E. Kessler | Posted 12.19.2012 | DC
Ben E. Kessler

It was all over: four shows in 24 hours. There's a lot to experience in our city. If you don't mind temporary exhaustion you just might be able to do it all.

Concert Whereabouts (Jun. 25 - Jun. 29)

Ben E. Kessler | Posted 08.25.2012 | DC
Ben E. Kessler

As MMOTHS, Jack Colleran creates sonic dreamscapes so ominous and haunting that one could spend entire songs wondering if in fact it's a nightmare.

Concert Whereabouts (June 4 - June 10)

Ben E. Kessler | Posted 08.04.2012 | DC
Ben E. Kessler

I end my week how it begins, with singers small in stature, but big in both range and personality.

Concert Whereabouts (Apr. 2 - Apr. 8)

Ben E. Kessler | Posted 06.02.2012 | DC
Ben E. Kessler

It is with no regret that I head north this week, but I would be remiss if I also didn't mention the plethora of musical entertainment that I leave behind.

Concert Whereabouts (Feb. 27 - Mar. 4)

Ben E. Kessler | Posted 04.28.2012 | DC
Ben E. Kessler

There will be comfort to be had in the various music venues across D.C. Whether it's pop, hip-hop, rock, or rockabilly that makes you feel at home, there's somewhere for you to be this week.

Concert Whereabouts (Feb. 20 - Feb. 26)

Ben E. Kessler | Posted 04.22.2012 | DC
Ben E. Kessler

The most notable shows of the week may be the ones I am choosing not to attend. It's not that the concerts that I will attend are entirely unknown, but just that much more reliable than the big names.

The David Wax Museum Fast Gaining Music Fans

Josh Rosenblum | Posted 11.23.2011 | DC
Josh Rosenblum

I am listening to the David Wax Museum about once or twice each afternoon right now and you might be too pretty soon. Don't leave this band behind in your listening, or you may regret it when your friends tell you about them later.