Keith On The Town: A Look at What’s Happening in Music, Arts and Theater this Week

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When Funk Meets Roots: Neville Jacobs Coming to DC What do you get when you marry a funkster from the famed New Orleans Neville Family with a Baltimore-based roots bandleader? One listen to the new recording by Ivan Neville and Cris Jacobs—aptly entitled Neville Jacobs—and you’ll understand the result is music magic. This unlikely paid joined forces in a somewhat …

Keith On The Town: A Look at What’s Happening in Music, Arts and Theater this Week

Keith Loria Around Town, Art & Culture, Arts, Music Scene

Jammin Java Presents Reverend Peyton’s Big Damn Band By Keith Loria It’s been a dozen years since Southern Indiana-bred singer-guitarist Reverend Peyton put together his revved-up country blues trio, Reverend Peyton’s Big Damn Band, and over that time the group has become one of America’s foremost country blues acts. On Saturday, Dec. 1, the Rev and his band—which also consists of …

Five for Fighting’s John Ondrasik

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With an unmistakable voice, John Ondrasik is the man behind Five for Fighting’s rich history of hits, including “Superman (It’s Not Easy),” “100 Years,” “The Riddle” and “Chances.” These days, Ondrasik is taking a new approach to his tunes by backing them with a string quartet while out on tour. He’ll be stopping at DC’s Lincoln Theater on Sept. 16 …

Michael McDonald “Takin’ It” To Wolf Trap

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Whether from his days as a member of The Doobie Brothers, Steely Dan or the Dukes of September, or from his incredible solo career, Michael McDonald has achieved immeasurable success and has been one of the world’s most distinctive voices for decades. On Aug. 22, he will co-headline a concert at Wolf Trap with long-time friend, Peter Cetera of Chicago …

Live Music Venues

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[vc_row][vc_column width=”2/3″][vc_row_inner][vc_column_inner][vc_column_text] The State Theatre 220 N. Washington Street Falls Church VA 22046 (703) 237-0300 www.thestatetheatre.com The State Theatre is an intimate music venue (with a full restaurant and bar) located in the heart of Falls Church. The Theatre’s unique design dates back to its days as a cinema before it was renovated to be a performance hall in 1999. …

Summer is for the whole family!

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The Alden Presents Eight, Free Outdoor Concerts That Everyone Can Enjoy The Alden at the McLean Community Center’s 2018 Summer Sunday Concerts in the Park expand this year to include a “welcome, summer” concert on Sunday, June 24, and then seven concerts from July 1 through August 12. These free concerts will begin at 5 p.m. in McLean Central Park, …

MPA to Host Art+Music Series

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Three-part live music experience kicks off April 19 at MPA@ChainBridge Local musicians will rock MPA@ChainBridge this spring as part of McLean Project for the Arts’ (MPA’s) Art+Music Concert Series, April 19, May 10 and May 12. Featured musicians include The Bitter Dose Combo, the Dave Kline Band and Sound Impact. “Our MPA Art+Music series invites new audiences within the community …

Singer and Author Dar Williams Returns to Cry Cry Cry

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It was nearly 25 years ago when singer Dar Williams started earning notice in the folk industry thanks to three small-release albums and opening for Joan Baez in concert. The folk legend even recorded several of Williams’ songs, and the two women have also had a successful duet in the song, “Ring Them Bells.” Over the years, Williams has released …

Sister Hazel Duo Played Jammin’ Java

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It was 25 years ago when two friends from Gainesville, Fla.—Drew Copeland and Ken Block—decided to start a rock band called Sister Hazel, named after a local nun who ran a homeless shelter. They soon added lead guitarist Ryan Newell, bassist Jett Beres and drummer Mark Trojanowski and set off on the road to live their dream. Sister Hazel has …