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  • Fred Armisen bringing 'Comedy for Musicians but Everyone Is Welcome' show to The NorVa in 2019

    Fred Armisen bringing 'Comedy for Musicians but Everyone Is Welcome' show to The NorVa in 2019

    Fans of "Saturday Night Live" and "Portlandia," rejoice--comedian Fred Armisen may not be on your TV screen any longer, but you can see him live and in person next month when he stops by The NorVa on his Comedy for Musicians but Everyone Is Welcome Tour. The name of the tour is appropriate for...
  • Folk duo Colin & Caroline release debut EP ‘Wish I Was’

    Folk duo Colin & Caroline release debut EP ‘Wish I Was’

    Wish I Was is the debut EP from the acoustic-folk duo out of Virginia, Colin & Caroline. Their song, “More Than Gravity,” was featured in the 2017 Netflix original series “13 Reasons Why,” casting a light on the couple’s catchy harmonies.  Their very first EP comes with five new love-infused...
  • Kamasi Washington sets out for Heaven and Earth tour

    Kamasi Washington sets out for Heaven and Earth tour

    It’s been a while since music was graced with the sweet sounds of a saxophonist with Kamasi Washington’s stature. In today’s landscape, traditional instruments have been replaced with the sounds of technology. While the music does sound great, it doesn’t come close to replicating the heavenly sounds...
  • Milky Chance returning to the States for The Blossom Tour

    Milky Chance returning to the States for The Blossom Tour

    Milky Chance is a band that makes folk cool. Now, some may think that “cool” and “folk” are two things that should never be said in the same sentence, but those souls should take a closer listen to a genre that is creeping ever so close to mainstream status. Milky Chance is part of a folk revolution...
  • Shy Glizzy shares two new videos, announces tour dates

    Shy Glizzy shares two new videos, announces tour dates

    There is nothing “shy” about Shy Glizzy. Glizzy is not the type of artist that will stand in the shadow of his own talent. He will be out there, in full force, making it known to the music world that Glizzy isn’t about to take a backseat to any MC. He’s out for the crown, and nothing will stand in...
  • RuPaul's Drag Race: Werq The World returns to the road with all-new show in 2018

    RuPaul's Drag Race: Werq The World returns to the road with all-new show in 2018

    It’s almost summertime, and it is the time of year when RuPaul, the Queen of Drag Queens, wants everyone to “werq it.” For those who are on the outside looking in, RuPaul (b. RuPaul Andre Charles), is a diva who has been on fire ever since she burst onto the scene as a performer, model and singer...
  • Big K.R.I.T. announces Spring 2018 Heavy Is The Crown tour

    Big K.R.I.T. announces Spring 2018 Heavy Is The Crown tour

    His government name is Justin Scott, but you may know him best as Big K.R.I.T. He isn’t a newbie to the scene. Born and raised in Meridian, Miss., Big began honing his rapping skills in 1999. Big K.R.I.T is considered by many to be the father of Southern hip-hop, back when the sound was more...
  • A Boogie Wit Da Hoodie plots the Bigger Artist tour

    A Boogie Wit Da Hoodie plots the Bigger Artist tour

    The wheels are officially turning for up-and-comer A Boogie Wit Da Hoodie. The New York-based rapper is set to drop his debut album, The Bigger Artist, on Sept. 29 and has doubled up with a subsequent tour across North America this fall. The Highbridge artist will begin his first-ever headlining...
  • The Motet promise musical mayhem on fall tour with Dopapod

    The Motet promise musical mayhem on fall tour with Dopapod

    The Motet is one of the few bands today that is keeping the funk alive. In an age of uncertainty and fear, we need funk music more than ever. Funk was the sound that relaxed tensions in America in the ‘70s and also called out the social injustices that often plague us even today in their own ways...
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    Elvis Costello adds D.C. area date to 'Imperial Bedroom' tour

    When Elvis Costello and the Imposters announced in February that they would be doing a new late spring/summer run of the Imperial Bedroom & Other Chambers Tour, Washington D.C. area fans who missed the November concert at D.C.'s elegant Warner Theater (see slideshow) were left out, with no new...
  • Poptone adds east coast dates to North American tour

    Poptone adds east coast dates to North American tour

    Poptone, a three-piece band that consists of two members (Daniel Ash and Kevin Haskins) of Bauhaus, Tones on Tail and Love and Rockets, along with Haskins' daughter, Diva Dompe, is a new(ish) group that are currently on their first-ever North American tour. Today, it was announced via a press...
  • Cody Jinks maps out spring and summer tour dates

    Cody Jinks maps out spring and summer tour dates

    Whether it's thrash metal or country, Cody Jinks knows how to leave it all on the stage. The I’m Not the Devil country rocker will show off his versatility and vigor on an upcoming spring and summer U.S. tour.  As to how he approaches his live performance? "You give 'em everything you've got," Jinks...
  • The Wailers and Badfish to perform at the National this June

    The Wailers and Badfish to perform at the National this June

    Still led by founding member Aston “Family Man” Barrett, legendary reggae band The Wailers continue to preach peace, love, unity and good times, tenets they will convey to audiences in Richmond, Virginia at The National on June 23. The guys will work their way through Legend jams including "One Love...
  • T.I. preps spring Hustle Gang Tour

    T.I. preps spring Hustle Gang Tour

    Atlanta MC T.I. will bring the hustle in full force to fans on his just-announced spring tour. The rapper will perform songs like "Whatever You Like," "Live Your Life" and "What You Know" for audiences starting in late April.  Last December, T.I. surprise dropped the double EP Us or Else: Letter to...
  • Avett Brothers, Widespread Panic lead initial 2017 Lockn' Festival lineup

    Avett Brothers, Widespread Panic lead initial 2017 Lockn' Festival lineup

    The fifth annual Lockn’ Festival is set to take place at Oak Ridge Farm in Arrington, Va., next year. Organizers have revealed the initial lineup for the four-day event, Aug. 24-27, and it features the usual mix of top jam bands, singer-songwriters and acoustic-based artists that have made the...
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