| Nov 28, 2013
| 8:00 AM
What are years? They're periods at whose conclusions — someone more adept at research than I should find out when this started — critics compile best-of lists. The one I look forward to most is Decibel magazine's top 40 metal albums of the...
| Mar 15, 2013
With Ultra Music Festival's addition of a second weekend to celebrate its 15 years, March 15 marks the start of a two-week block saturated with dubstep, house, and drum and bass.
The headliners are no surprise: There's Tiesto, David Guetta, Deadmau5 and...
| Aug 20, 2012
| 11:58 AM
Monday, October 15
Angels & Airwaves - Everything's Magic
Yeah Yeah Yeahs - Phenomena
Weezer - Burndt Jamb
We Are Scientists - Tonight
The Killers - When You Were Young
Friday, September 28
Rancid – Ruby Soho
Specials – A...
| Mar 26, 2012
| 10:31 AM
The Pitchfork Music Festival added 11 bands Monday to its lineup, and announced that three-day passes for the July 13-15 event at Union Park are sold out.
The new additions include Sleigh Bells, Dirty Projectors, the Olivia Tremor Control, Flying Lotus,...
| Apr 5, 2012
| 10:22 AM
The Pitchfork Music Festival filled out its July 13-15 lineup at Union Park by announcing 21 bands and artists Thursday, including Beach House, Wild Flag and Real Estate.
Also added were Big K.R.I.T., Atlas Sound, Cults and Real Estate, among others,...
| May 16, 2012
| 9:49 AM
It's a daunting feat to try and cover Bob Dylan, but when Creative Alliance rocks their fourth Night of 1000 Dylans on Friday, Brian Simms will be handling the keyboard and accordion responsibilities.
"I began picking out songs from the radio on a...
| Aug 28, 2012
*** (out of four)
America is a loaded word, overwhelming, varied and hard to fully comprehend. It holds different meanings for different people. Naming an album “America” is an automatic (or cheap) way to invoke this set of complicated ideas....
| Jun 8, 2012
| 10:29 AM
With more musical talent taking the stage than ever before, the 2012 Pitchfork Music Festival is sure to be a hit with concert-goers.
The festival will be held July 13-15 at Chicago's Union Park and music lovers will get an eclectic array of music as...
| Jul 5, 2012
In 2010, Sleigh Bells rode a gargantuan wave of hype to a day-ending set at the Pitchfork Music Fest. And delivered a performance that singer Alexis Krauss calls “mediocre.”
“What I heard is that people were really frustrated because it...
| Jan 17, 2012
| 11:47 AM
Update: Merriweather Post Pavilion has announced its second show of the season: Lady Antebellum, the hugely successful pop-country trio.
The band, out with "Own the Night," which was released last year, will perform May 20. Darius Rucker, the guy...
| Jan 25, 2012
| 7:19 AM
The Boss is playing DC this Spring, so is the Bawse. On Tuesday, Rick Ross announced he'll play DAR Constitution Hall February 23.
Ross is promoting new album "God Forgives...I Don't," which was described in the show's press release as "his highly...