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During the summer months, the D.C. area will play host to a variety of free concerts, highlighting all different genres.
Silberschlag knows orchestra performances aren't for everyone, but he's working to change peoples' minds.
It's late Thursday night in Chevy Chase, D.C. Families are quietly going about their business, putting their kids to sleep and getting ready for the next day. But in a garage on the eastern side of the neighborhood, four men are very seriously studying the chord progression of a Top 40 pop hit.
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.
DJs and bartenders will soon mix it up at the 9:30 Club. But this time, it's not just for the venue's regular concert go-ers; it's to raise money for D.C. Central Kitchen.
Brenton Duvall is the big man on campus tonight. Up on the makeshift stage, he's tinkering with his MacBook's audio settings while red Solo cups are passed around the room. With a playlist full of party music and a hook up to the speakers, he's got a captive crowd of Clemson students ready to rage.
In April 2010, a small Washington, D.C., restaurant chain staged a concert for 700 people in front of its Dupont Circle location. On Saturday, the same chain expects to stuff the mighty Merriweather Post Pavilion with 20,000 strong.
The D.C. area offers a plethora of venues to catch live music, but one local institution has a better main room than any other in the country.
"Old-school" music listeners have something to new to cheer about.
Adam Schlesinger and Chris Collingwood, the songwriting duo behind pop band Fountains of Wayne, are always on the verge of never working together again.So naturally, they're about to play a few acoustic shows together.