Over the past 12 years, the Sonic Circuits Festival has shown that experimental music is alive and well in the D.C. area.
Drop Electric draws influence from electronica and modern rock, but also incorporates a love of movies into its music.
Bruce Springsteen's music speaks to multiple generations, so it's no surprise that the WTOP newsroom has its share of Boss fans.
Post-punk pioneer Bob Mould's just released album is sure to be a joy for die-hard fans. It's the fastest, loudest and perhaps the most consistent album the D.C. musician has produced in years.
Gary Jacob isn't shy about declaring that The Beatles single handedly changed pop music as we know it.
Songwriter Massama Dogo and his band Elikeh are celebrating the release of their new album with a performance at the Black Cat nightclub Friday.
D.C. music fans are buzzing about Shark Week, and it has nothing to do with TV.
This Friday at the Kennedy Center Millennium Stage, the local band Sligo Creek Stompers will perform songs from America's rich history of traditional folk, bluegrass, Irish folk, and gypsy jazz.
Girls are learning to play instruments and write songs in just five days at a camp organized by the nonprofit Girls Rock! DC.
First-time music festivals often receive low marks on things such as stage layout, food services, and staff shortages, but festival-goers responded positively to the Firefly Music Festival in Dover.
Songwriter Derek Evry put together an eclectic CD compilation featuring 20 D.C. area bands. Sixteen of them will perform this Sunday to celebrate the CD's release.
Out of the many music venues in the District, there are a few hidden gems that offer consistently good events, along with a unique atmosphere.
Every year, the 4th of July fireworks display brings thousands of visitors to the National Mall, but many of us locals prefer to celebrate away from the huge crowds and hubbub that go along with the festivities.
In 1969, a little festival called Woodstock changed the way we think of outdoor concerts. Forty three years later, music festivals continue to draw thousands of attendees.
It's a legal matter, baby - one that involves 16 bands, two stages, a popular music venue and a great local charity.
These United States is a band that originally formed in D.C. The band's music runs from sparse Americana ballads to fist-pump-inducing rock.
Part concert, part performance art, Michael Moon and Eduardo Santana hope to blend music, costumes and video with their new project, Wheelie.
Sound Bites will feature food trucks and all-you-can-eat food from 25 area restaurants. 9:30 Club co-owner Seth Hurwitz wants everyone to know that this isn't the average foodie-fest.
"The Singles Club" is a fresh take on the concept of an album release show, and a great way to fully absorb the band's songs.
If you like big, loud music, Imperial China is worth checking out.