Remembering legendary performances by 'The Boss'

Bruce Springsteen's music speaks to multiple generations, so it's no surprise that the WTOP newsroom has its share of Boss fans.

Friday - 09/14/2012, 04:58am EDT

Bob Mould celebrates 'Silver Age' in new album

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.

Friday - 09/07/2012, 10:22am EDT

Beatles festival takes over National Harbor Labor Day weekend

Gary Jacob isn't shy about declaring that The Beatles single handedly changed pop music as we know it.

Friday - 08/31/2012, 08:40am EDT

Elikeh brings African roots music to D.C.

Songwriter Massama Dogo and his band Elikeh are celebrating the release of their new album with a performance at the Black Cat nightclub Friday.

Friday - 08/24/2012, 10:51am EDT

Shark Week's refined, yet audacious rock 'n' roll

D.C. music fans are buzzing about Shark Week, and it has nothing to do with TV.

Friday - 08/17/2012, 11:53am EDT

Local band 'stomps' onto Kennedy Center stage

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.

Friday - 08/10/2012, 08:21am EDT

Local campers take the stage at D.C.'s 9:30 Club

Girls are learning to play instruments and write songs in just five days at a camp organized by the nonprofit Girls Rock! DC.

Friday - 08/03/2012, 01:03pm EDT

How did Firefly stack up against the competition?

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.

Friday - 07/27/2012, 08:23am EDT

16 bands to show off talents at IOTA Club

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.

Friday - 07/20/2012, 08:23am EDT

Comet Ping Pong a hidden gem in D.C. music scene

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.

Friday - 07/13/2012, 10:34am EDT

Music to celebrate Independence Day

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.

Friday - 06/29/2012, 07:35am EDT

Next big thing: Firefly festival features nearly 50 bands

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.

Friday - 06/22/2012, 11:16am EDT

Area law firms to rock out for the homeless

It's a legal matter, baby - one that involves 16 bands, two stages, a popular music venue and a great local charity.

Friday - 06/15/2012, 08:42am EDT

These United States a classic American band from D.C.

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.

Friday - 06/08/2012, 10:36am EDT

Gadget-centric Wheelie aims for colorful show, sound

Part concert, part performance art, Michael Moon and Eduardo Santana hope to blend music, costumes and video with their new project, Wheelie.

Monday - 06/04/2012, 08:59am EDT

Festival brings food, music and charity together

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.

Thursday - 05/24/2012, 12:27pm EDT

D.C. band America Hearts wants you to join 'The Singles Club'

"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.

Thursday - 05/24/2012, 06:29am EDT

Post-punk Imperial China showcases experimental side

If you like big, loud music, Imperial China is worth checking out.

Friday - 05/11/2012, 03:43am EDT

Bandcamp levels the playing field for indie bands

Local indie bands say they are selling more music and able to better market themselves thanks to online music seller Bandcamp.

Thursday - 05/10/2012, 01:03pm EDT

Sneak Peek: D.C. songwriter Justin Jones marks new album

His songs are driven by stories about heartache, mortality, religion and addiction.

Thursday - 05/10/2012, 01:02pm EDT
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