Concert Review: Mary Chapin Carpenter @ The Birchmere (10/30/18)

Mary Chapin Carpenter at Real World Studios
Mary Chapin Carpenter at Real World Studios (Photo Credit: Ethan Johns)

Celebrating 30 years of country and folk music mastery, Mary Chapin Carpenter returned to The Birchmere for two sold out shows on October 29 and 30th!
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Concert Review: Andrew Bird, Gabriel Kahane and the NSO @ Kennedy Center (10/28/18)

Andrew Bird with the Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra 9/26/18
Andrew Bird in Indianapolis on Sept. 26 (Photo Credit: Tony Vasquez for Jams Plus Media Vasquez Photography)

I wasn’t sure what to expect from my first NSO pops concert. I could imagine a mega pop star – like Beyoncé or Barry Manilow, belting hits backed by swelling strings. But what to expect when one of your featured artist’s claim to fame is riding Amtrak around the US to bridge the political divide, and the other just finished recording his violin standing barefoot under a bridge?

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Concert Pick: Glorietta @ Rock and Roll Hotel (10/19/18)

Glorietta
Glorietta (Photo Credit: Eric Tsurumoto)

The Texas super-group, Glorietta descends on DC on Friday, October 19th!

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Concert Pick: Andrew Bird and the NSO @ Kennedy Center (10/27 & 10/28/18)

Bird
Andrew Bird ((Photo Credit: Tanner Morris))

Composer and multi-instrumentalist Andrew Bird’s most recent album, Echolocations: River, was recorded solo, barefoot in the Los Angeles River.

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Concert Review: Jade Bird @ Rock and Roll Hotel (9/28/18)

Jade Bird @ Rock and Roll Hotel on Sept. 28, 2018
Jade Bird @ Rock and Roll Hotel on Sept. 28, 2018 (Photo from FB @JadeBirdMusic)

“It’s been a total pleasure.”

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