What's happening in local music events this weekend? Read on for a look at the concert highlights.
Tommy Keene may be power pop's best kept secret. Originally from D.C., Keene gained some notoriety in the 1980s with a major-label contract, and has since continued to release excellent albums. His most recent effort, "Excitement at Your Feet," is a covers album featuring songs by the Who, Donovan, Mink DeVille, and Guided By Voices.
Two great local jazz festivals will be held Saturday.
Looking to spice up your Labor Day weekend with some live music? Look no further.
When it comes to live music in the D.C. region, the options are always abundant and eclectic.
This weekend's best-bet concerts are divided between local favorites and stadium events.
Bad Company and surf guitar legend Dick Dale are among the weekend concerts worth catching.
There are quite a few big name acts performing this weekend, but smaller venues also are featuring some excellent bands.
Friday at the Birchmere, blues and soul singer Billy Price is celebrating the release of his 13th studio album, "Strong."
Paul McCartney's concert at Nationals Park Friday marked his first appearance in the District since 2010, and thousands of screaming fans were there to greet him.
This weekend is packed with big name concerts, but smaller venues are hosting some excellent acts as well.
In this week's Backstage, Tim Bracken highlights local music venues hosting free July Fourth parties, in addition to some cool concerts over the weekend.
This weekend holds many opportunities to see free live music at the Capital Fringe Festival Preview Party, a Backyard Barbecue concert and the New Orchestra of Washington.
Music fans who don't make the trip to Delaware's Firefly Festival will find plenty of local options to enjoy this weekend.
Thousands of jazz lovers will flock to the Merriweather Post Pavilion this weekend for Capital Jazz Fest.
Guitarist and composer Ottmar Liebert helped to establish "new flamenco" music in the early '90s. Think flamenco guitar mixed with Latin, jazz, and even Middle Eastern influences.
This weekend includes several musical tributes for Memorial Day, from country superstar Kenny Chesney to the National Symphony Orchestra.
This weekend your music options include Beatles classics, 1980s music and a couple of legends who have been on the music scene more than 50 years.
The D.C. area is host to numerous free concerts during the summer months. WTOP has a list of some of the weekend's best.
Warm weather means great outdoor festivals, and this year is no exception. Tim Bracken previews the M3 Festival.
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