Click Track: Future days


Posted at 03:51 PM ET, 11/14/2011

Week ahead: Purling Hiss hits DC9; the Fall’s 29th album; Drake celebrates release day on “Letterman”

By David Malitz  |  03:51 PM ET, 11/14/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Future days | Tags:  Purling Hiss, The Fall, Drake

Posted at 04:57 PM ET, 11/07/2011

Dean and Britta + Warhol at National Gallery; G-Side drops “Island”; Eno visits Colbert

Helping you plan your week in pop music.

By David Malitz  |  04:57 PM ET, 11/07/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Future days | Tags:  Dean and Britta, G-Side, Brian Eno

Posted at 03:37 PM ET, 10/24/2011

Week ahead: Kiran Ahluwalia get ancient; Drummer Greg Fox plays his last show with Liturgy; Amos Lee eight months after no. 1

Helping you plan your week in pop music.

By Chris Richards  |  03:37 PM ET, 10/24/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Future days | Tags:  Liturgy, Kiran Ahluwalia, Amos Lee

Posted at 06:17 PM ET, 10/17/2011

Week ahead: Real Estate gets really, really real; America’s next top rap superstar at Howard Yardfest; Watch the new Phoenix doc

Helping you plan your week in pop music.

By Click Track  |  06:17 PM ET, 10/17/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Future days

Posted at 04:02 PM ET, 10/10/2011

Tabi Bonney comes home; Dig into a massive John Fahey box set; Chavez plays “Fallon” (really?)

Helping you plan your week in pop music.

By David Malitz  |  04:02 PM ET, 10/10/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Future days | Tags:  Tabi Bonney, John Fahey, Chavez

Posted at 05:32 PM ET, 10/03/2011

Week ahead: Merle Haggard returns; Screaming Females shred; Howard’s Afro Blue on “The Sing Off”; Bluebrain drop second location-aware album

Helping you plan your week in pop music.

By Click Track  |  05:32 PM ET, 10/03/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Future days | Tags:  Merle Haggard, Afro Blue, Screaming Females, Bluebrain

Posted at 06:07 PM ET, 09/26/2011

Week ahead: Mastodon embraces brevity; Prince Royce induces tears; Kylesa visit Carson

Helping you plan your week in pop music.

By Click Track  |  06:07 PM ET, 09/26/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Future days | Tags:  Mastodon, Kylesa, Prince Royce

Posted at 06:37 PM ET, 09/19/2011

Week ahead: Tabi Bonney’s “Summer Years” on the way; Thao’s homecoming at 9:30; Beyonce visits “Fallon”

Helping you plan your week in pop music.

By Click Track  |  06:37 PM ET, 09/19/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Future days | Tags:  Tabi Bonney, Thao with the Get Down Stay Down, Beyonce

Posted at 05:21 PM ET, 08/29/2011

Week ahead: Tinariwen rocks again; Gui Boratto comes to U Hall; Killer Mike and Stephen Malkmus collabo?

Helping you plan your week in pop music.

By Click Track  |  05:21 PM ET, 08/29/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Future days | Tags:  Tinariwen, Gui Boratto, Stephen Malkmus and the Jicks, Killer Mike

Posted at 06:16 PM ET, 08/22/2011

Week ahead: The Pistol Annies take aim; Jessica Lea Mayfield comes to town

Helping you plan your week in pop music.

By Chris Richards  |  06:16 PM ET, 08/22/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Future days | Tags:  The Pistol Annies, Sunny Sweeney, Jessica Lea Mayfield

Posted at 06:01 PM ET, 07/25/2011

Week ahead: Sup, “Chief?”; Zapp bounces through Fort Dupont; Night of Just One Stevie

Planning your week in the world of pop music.

By Chris Richards  |  06:01 PM ET, 07/25/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Future days | Tags:  Eric Church, Zapp, Stevie Nicks

Posted at 04:25 PM ET, 07/18/2011

Week ahead: Wiz Khalifa and friends; Kendrick Lamar’s “Section.80” still rules; Wye Oak visits Fallon

Planning your week in pop music.

By Click Track  |  04:25 PM ET, 07/18/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Future days | Tags:  Wiz Khalifa, Big K.R.I.T., Curren$y, Wye Oak, Kendrick Lamar

Posted at 06:18 PM ET, 07/11/2011

Week ahead: The year’s best country albums materialize; Weezy at Jiffy; Panda Bear stays up late

The week in pop music.

By Chris Richards  |  06:18 PM ET, 07/11/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Future days | Tags:  Ashton Shepherd, Panda Bear, Lil Wayne

Posted at 04:19 PM ET, 06/27/2011

Week ahead: R. Kelly visits Verizon; the weird and wonderful world of Shabazz Palaces

See R. Kelly, listen to Shabazz Palaces, watch Foo Fighters.

By David Malitz  |  04:19 PM ET, 06/27/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Future days | Tags:  R. Kelly, Shabazz Palaces, Foo Fighters

Posted at 02:54 PM ET, 06/20/2011

Week ahead: Sade and Bon Iver — a great week for lovers, and music lovers

By David Malitz  |  02:54 PM ET, 06/20/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Future days | Tags:  Sade, Bon Iver, Archers of Loaf

Posted at 05:58 PM ET, 06/13/2011

Week ahead: Make it a synth-pop week with Junior Boys, Robyn and Ray Kurzweil

Your guide to the week in pop music.

By Chris Richards  |  05:58 PM ET, 06/13/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Future days | Tags:  Junior Boys, Robyn, Ray Kurzweil

Posted at 01:58 PM ET, 06/06/2011

Week ahead: Heavy Cream congeals in D.C.; DJ Quik visits Fallon; the triumphant return of the band whose name we can’t print

A preview of the week in pop music for Jun 6.

By Chris Richards  |  01:58 PM ET, 06/06/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Future days | Tags:  Heavy Cream, DJ Quik

Posted at 02:02 PM ET, 05/09/2011

Week ahead: Lykke Li live at 9:30 Club; Gang Gang Dance hits new heights on “Eye Contact”; Wiz Khalifa visits Kimmel

Week ahead: Lykke Li live at 9:30 Club; Gang Gang Dance hits new heights on “Eye Contact”; Wiz Khalifa visits Kimmel

By David Malitz  |  02:02 PM ET, 05/09/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Future days

Posted at 06:22 PM ET, 04/25/2011

Zola Jesus rises at Red Palace; David Kilgour keeps Kiwing; Aretha Franklin returns on “Fallon”

Zola Jesus rises at Red Palace; David Kilgour keeps Kiwing; Aretha Franklin returns on “Fallon”

By David Malitz  |  06:22 PM ET, 04/25/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Future days | Tags:  Zola Jesus, David Kilgour, Aretha Franklin

Posted at 03:31 PM ET, 04/18/2011

Week ahead: Two chances to see Big K.R.I.T. and Freddie Gibbs, find those Record Store Day leftovers

Big K.R.I.T. and Freddie Gibbs come to Jaxx and U Street Music Hall.

By David Malitz  |  03:31 PM ET, 04/18/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Future days | Tags:  Big K.R.I.T., Freddie Gibbs, The Strokes, Television

Posted at 06:58 PM ET, 04/11/2011

Week ahead: TV on the Radio returns; Angie Stone unplugs at Park; Robyn graces our television screens

Planning your week? Check out the new TVOTR album, see Angie Stone give an acoustic performance at Park and stay up late to watch Robyn on Kimmel.

By Chris Richards  |  06:58 PM ET, 04/11/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Future days | Tags:  TV on the Radio, Angie Stone, Robyn

Posted at 06:11 PM ET, 04/04/2011

Week ahead: Destroyer goes “Kaputt” at Black Cat; Craig Campbell makes a fine debut; Will Carrie Underwood bring her whip to the “Tonight Show?”

Planning your week? Dan Bejar of Destroeyr will perform in Washington on Tuesday, Craig Campbell’s winning debut is out Tuesday and Carrie Underwood will visit Jay Leno on Wednesday.

By Chris Richards  |  06:11 PM ET, 04/04/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Click Track, Future days, Future days | Tags:  Destroyer, Craig Campbell, Carrie Underwood

Posted at 06:03 PM ET, 03/28/2011

Week ahead: Dirty Beaches drops new album; Los Rakas come east; BBC go-go doc lands on YouTube

Planning your week? Pick up Dirty Beaches’ new album tomorrow, go see Los Rakas on Saturday and watch this vintage BBC go-go documentary on YouTube right now.

By Chris Richards  |  06:03 PM ET, 03/28/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Click Track, Future days, Future days | Tags:  Dirty Beaches, Los Rakas

Posted at 05:25 PM ET, 03/21/2011

Week ahead: Janet Jackson comes to DAR, Pusha T fears God, Strokes on Letterman

Planning your week? Check out Janet Jackson’s hits tour, Pusha T’s new mixtape and the Strokes on the “Late Show.”

By Chris Richards  |  05:25 PM ET, 03/21/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Future days | Tags:  Janet Jackson, Pusha T, the Strokes

Posted at 04:29 PM ET, 03/14/2011

The Blasters blast into Iota; J Mascis goes acoustic; Alice Cooper shocks “Leno”

Roots rock greats the Blasters play in Arlington, J Mascis embraces his quiet side on “Several Shades of Why” and Alice Cooper takes his Hall of Fame credentials to “Leno”

By David Malitz  |  04:29 PM ET, 03/14/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Future days | Tags:  The Blasters, J Mascis, Alice Cooper

Posted at 03:30 PM ET, 01/31/2011

Week ahead: The Radio Dept. comes to Washington; Dirtbombs go techno; George Clinton stays up late

Swedish pop at its finest: The Radio Dept. performs on H Street Tuesday night. (Photo by Max Weiland) If you go to one concert this week, make it: Swedish indie-pop greats the Radio Dept. at Rock & Roll Hotel on...

By Chris Richards  |  03:30 PM ET, 01/31/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Future days | Tags:  George Clinton, Parliament-Funkadelic, The Radio Dept., the Dirtbombs

Posted at 02:50 PM ET, 01/03/2011

Week ahead: Paul Collins pops off at Comet; Rick Ross's freebie; Best Coast on "Fallon"

Rick Ross ended 2010 by giving away a new mixtape. (Universal Music Group) If you go to one concert this week, make it: Power pop mainstay Paul Collins, he of the tied for my 9th favorite show of 2010, when...

By David Malitz  |  02:50 PM ET, 01/03/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Future days | Tags:  Best Coast, Paul Collins Beat, Rick Ross

Posted at 01:00 PM ET, 12/27/2010

Week ahead: Cop that UCB mixtape; Walkmen to play weird NYE gala; Country stars serenade Merle Haggard on your TV screen

Local go-go heroes UCB have a new mixtape out. (Publicity photo courtesy the artist.) If you buy one album tomorrow, make it: The new UCB mixtape "The Blend" available for free download right here. We'll have a quick review of...

By Chris Richards  |  01:00 PM ET, 12/27/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Future days | Tags:  Brad Paisley, Jamey Johnson, Kid Rock, Merle Haggard, Miranda Lambert, UCB, Walkmen, Willie Nelson

Posted at 04:53 PM ET, 12/13/2010

Week ahead: Gil Scott-Heron hunkers down at Blues Alley; R. Kelly releases "Love Letter"; Aloe Blacc plays "Fallon"

Sick of holiday songs? Gil Scott-Heron at Blues Alley could be what you're looking for. (Mischa Richter) If you go to one concert this week, make it: One of the great comeback stories of 2010, Gil Scott-Heron. He's not just...

By David Malitz  |  04:53 PM ET, 12/13/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Future days | Tags:  Aloe Blacc, Gil Scott-Heron, R. Kelly

Posted at 03:00 PM ET, 12/06/2010

Week ahead: Folk icon Tom Paxton for free; two nights of R. Kelly on "Fallon"

Get ready for two nights of R. Kelly on "Fallon" this week. (Marvin Joseph/TWP) If you go to one concert this week, make it: One that's easy on your wallet, so you can save money for holiday gifts. Folk icon...

By David Malitz  |  03:00 PM ET, 12/06/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Future days | Tags:  Charlie Wilson, R. Kelly, Tom Paxton

Posted at 03:45 PM ET, 11/29/2010

Week ahead: Walkmen saunter into 9:30 Club; Ron Isley returns with new names; Deerhunter prep for top-ten list ubiquity on "Conan"

Homecoming kings: The Walkmen. (Photo By Gregg Harris) If you go to one concert this week, make it: The pride of St. Albans, The Walkmen, when the local-boys-done-good bring their billowy rock songs to the 9:30 Club on Saturday night....

By Chris Richards  |  03:45 PM ET, 11/29/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Future days | Tags:  Deerhunter, Lauryn Hill, Ronald Isley, Walkmen

Posted at 02:00 PM ET, 11/22/2010

Week ahead: Raheem DeVaughn souls up the Birchmere; Tabi Bonney gets "Fresh"; Taylor and Beyonce get thankful

Don't overlook local rapper Tabi Bonney's new album in this week's Kanye storm. (Kyle Gustafson/FTWP) If you go to one concert this week, make it: Local neo-soul star Raheem DeVaughn who is equally adept at delivering both protest songs and...

By David Malitz  |  02:00 PM ET, 11/22/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Future days | Tags:  Beyonce, Raheem DeVaughn, Tabi Bonney, Taylor Swift

Posted at 04:30 PM ET, 11/15/2010

Week ahead: Metal edition! Liturgy shred at Comet; Salome album still totally ruling

Liturgy perform at Comet on Friday. (Courtesy Tell All Your Friends PR) If you go to one concert this week, make it: Brooklyn's Liturgy when they bring their spiritual black metal to Comet Ping Pong on Friday night. Look for...

By Chris Richards  |  04:30 PM ET, 11/15/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Future days | Tags:  Liturgy, My Chemical Romance, Salome

Posted at 02:15 PM ET, 11/08/2010

Week ahead: Todd Snider plays benefit at Rock & Roll Hotel; Conan welcomes Soundgarden

Todd Snider plays for a good cause on Saturday night. (Courtesy of the artist) If you go to one concert this week, make it: Impossibly-entertaining singer-songwriter Todd Snider playing a benefit show Saturday night at Rock & Roll Hotel. The...

By David Malitz  |  02:15 PM ET, 11/08/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Future days | Tags:  Soundgarden, Todd Snider, Weekend

Posted at 05:15 PM ET, 11/01/2010

Week ahead: Rising Brazilian star Luisa Maita plays Bohemian Caverns;

By David Malitz If you go to one concert this week, make it: One of Brazil's rising stars, Luisa Maita, who takes the diverse sounds of native country and ties them all together with a seductive voice. She performs...

By David Malitz  |  05:15 PM ET, 11/01/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Future days | Tags:  Elliott Smith, Jonathan Richman, Luisa Maita

Posted at 03:57 PM ET, 10/25/2010

Week ahead: Waka Flocka, homecoming king; Believe the Swift hype; Jamey Johnson, going back to Cali

Waka Flocka has our nomination for homecoming king. (Photo courtesy the artist) By Chris Richards If you go to one concert this week, make it: Waka Flocka Flame's Friday night performance with go-go legends Backyard Band at D.C. Star. With...

By Chris Richards  |  03:57 PM ET, 10/25/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Future days | Tags:  Backyard Band; Taylor Swift; Jamey Johnson, Waka Flocka Flame

Posted at 02:46 PM ET, 10/18/2010

Week ahead: Nicki Minaj and Lil B hit D.C.; Dylan's latest bootleg; Die Antwoord weirds up "Kimmel"

Nicki Minaj is scheduled to perform at DC Star on Saturday. (REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni) By David Malitz If you go to one concert this week, make it: One of the young, bizarre, up-and-coming rappers visiting our city. You've got on-the-verge superstar...

By David Malitz  |  02:46 PM ET, 10/18/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Future days | Tags:  Bob Dylan, Die Antwoord, Lil B, Nicki Minaj

Posted at 03:30 PM ET, 10/11/2010

Week ahead: Wale's proteges to storm U Hall; The Band Perry makes its cute-creepy debut; My Morning Jacket dominates late night television

Fat Trel and Black Cobain perform at U Street Music Hall on Tuesday. (Courtesy of the artist) By Chris Richards If you go to one concert this week, make it: The Board Administration -- a new rap-R&B-go-go crew operating...

By Chris Richards  |  03:30 PM ET, 10/11/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Future days | Tags:  Black Cobain, Fat Trel, My Morning Jacket, The Band Perry, Tiara Thomas, UCB, Wale

Posted at 02:00 PM ET, 10/04/2010

Week ahead: Waka Flocka drops "Flockaveli"; Glasser breezes into D.C.; Staples and Tweedy reunite on "Letterman"

By Chris Richards If you buy one album tomorrow, make it: "Flockaveli" by Mssr. Waka Flocka Flame. A rowdier rap album in 2010 you shall not hear. If you go to one show this week, make it: Cameron Mesirow,...

By Chris Richards  |  02:00 PM ET, 10/04/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Future days | Tags:  Glasser, Jeff Tweedy, Mavis Staples, Waka Flocka Flame

Posted at 04:45 PM ET, 09/27/2010

Week ahead: Salem gets creepy; Drake lands in D.C.; Chuck Brown makes his late night TV debut

Scary mood music from Michigan: Salem's new album is out Tuesday. (Miguel Villalobos) By Chris Richards If you buy one album tomorrow, make it: "King Night," the latest from Michigan creepazoids Salem. It sounds like the synth-laden soundtrack to our...

By Chris Richards  |  04:45 PM ET, 09/27/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Future days | Tags:  Chuck Brown, Drake, Salem

Posted at 04:55 PM ET, 09/20/2010

Week ahead: Chuck Brown plays for free, releases 3-disc set; Pavement vs. Colbert for irony championship of world

Make this week a Chuck Brown week. (Jeffrey MacMillan) By David Malitz If you go to one show this week, make it: The finale of Live on Woodrow Wilson Plaza's three-month series, a free 5 p.m. concert with Godfather of...

By David Malitz  |  04:55 PM ET, 09/20/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Future days | Tags:  Chuck Brown, Pavement

Posted at 04:50 PM ET, 09/13/2010

Week ahead: Gucci Mane returns to D.C.; Superchunk's amazing new album; Robert Plant on "Fallon"

By David Malitz If you go to one show this week, make it: The quick D.C. return of Gucci Mane at Ibiza on Wednesday night. Hopefully he'll hit the stage before 2:48 a.m. this time. If you buy one...

By David Malitz  |  04:50 PM ET, 09/13/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Future days | Tags:  Gucci Mane, Robert Plant, Superchunk

Posted at 02:00 PM ET, 09/06/2010

Week ahead: Jamey Johnson smiles for the cameras; Best Coast comes east; Robyn drops album sequel

We like Jamey Johnson so much, we made this picture REALLY BIG. (Richard A. Lipski/TWP) By Chris Richards If you go to one show this week, make it: Well... Let us rephrase the question. If you didn't score tickets for...

By Chris Richards  |  02:00 PM ET, 09/06/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Future days | Tags:  Best Coast, Big Boi, Jamey Johnson, Robyn

Posted at 03:00 PM ET, 08/30/2010

Week ahead: Trey Songz visitz Constitution Hall; Local rapper Kingpen Slim drops "The Beam Up 2"

The singer will be dreamy and the crowd will be screamy. Trey Songz performs at DAR Constitution Hall, Saturday. (AP Photo/Matt Sayles) By Chris Richards If you go to one concert this week, make it: R&B heartthrob Trey Songz when...

By Chris Richards  |  03:00 PM ET, 08/30/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Future days | Tags:  Black Mountain, Kingpen Slim, Trey Songz

Posted at 03:05 PM ET, 08/23/2010

Week ahead: Khaira Arby for free; Super Wild Horses great debut; The Specials visit "Letterman"

By David Malitz If you go to one concert this week, make it: Malian singer Khaira Arby, who is currently on the first American tour of her 20-year career. Backed by a full band her sound combines the desert...

By David Malitz  |  03:05 PM ET, 08/23/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Future days | Tags:  Khaira Arby, Super Wild Horses, The Specials

Posted at 03:30 PM ET, 08/09/2010

Week ahead: Public Enemy brings "Black Planet" to 9:30 club; Animal Collective's "Oddsac" released; Har Mar vs. Lopez in unfunny vortex

Public Enemy were a highlight of last year's Virgin Mobile FreeFest and visit 9:30 Club on Saturday. (Kyle Gustafson/FTWP) By David Malitz If you go to one concert this week, make it: Public Enemy at the 9:30 Club on Saturday....

By David Malitz  |  03:30 PM ET, 08/09/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Future days | Tags:  Animal Collective, Har Mar Superstar, Public Enemy

Posted at 04:00 PM ET, 08/02/2010

Week ahead: Wale drops "Nothing"; Gucci comes to Washington; Titus Andronicus visit Fallon

Wale -- shown here performing at the 9:30 Club -- drops "More About Nothing" tomorrow. (Kyle Gutafson/FTWP) By Chris Richards If you buy one album tomorrow, make it: Washington rap hero Wale's much-anticipated new mixtape "More About Nothing." In fact,...

By Chris Richards  |  04:00 PM ET, 08/02/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Future days | Tags:  Gucci Mane, Titus Andronicus, Wale

Posted at 03:20 PM ET, 07/26/2010

Week ahead: DMV hip-hop supergroup Diamond District at Black Cat; brighten your summer with Best Coast

Local standouts Diamond District performs at the Black Cat on Friday. By David Malitz If you go to one concert this week, make it: DMV hip-hop supergroup Diamond District at the Black Cat on Friday Saturday night. The trio of...

By David Malitz  |  03:20 PM ET, 07/26/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Future days | Tags:  Best Coast, Diamond District, Oddisee, Of Montreal, Solange Knowles, XO

Posted at 02:40 PM ET, 07/19/2010

Week ahead: Raheem DeVaughn visits Kimmel; Endless Boogie to boogie endlessly at Black Cat

Set your DVR: Local soul crooner Raheem DeVaughn is on Kimmel, Wednesday. (Dayna Smith For The Washington Post) By Chris Richards If you go to one concert this week, make it: Endless Boogie at Black Cat on Tuesday. The Brooklyn-based...

By Chris Richards  |  02:40 PM ET, 07/19/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Future days | Tags:  Endless Boogie, Raheem DeVaughn, Rick Ross, Robyn

Posted at 05:00 PM ET, 07/12/2010

Week ahead: Laurie Anderson comes to the Birchmere; new single from Panda Bear;

Laurie Anderson tours behind her first album since 2001. )Leland Brewster) If you go to one concert this week, make it: Performance artist, musician, all-around oddball Laurie Anderson at the Birchmere. She rarely plays proper nightclub concerts anymore; try to...

By David Malitz  |  05:00 PM ET, 07/12/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Future days | Tags:  Laurie Anderson, M.I.A., Panda Bear

Posted at 04:00 PM ET, 07/05/2010

Week ahead: Unrest reunion comes to Washington; Kelis returns with "Flesh Tone"; Big Boi visits Leno

By Chris Richards If you go to one concert this week, make it: The Unrest reunion at Black Cat on Saturday. We'll be there yelling for "So So Sick." If you buy one album tomorrow, make it: "Flesh Tone"...

By Chris Richards  |  04:00 PM ET, 07/05/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Future days | Tags:  Big Boi, Kelis, Unrest

Posted at 05:40 PM ET, 06/28/2010

The week ahead: Sleigh Bells come to Washington; The-Dream drops "Love King," visits "Kimmel"

By Chris Richards If you go to one concert this week, make it: Sleigh Bells at Rock & Roll Hotel on Friday. Sure, it's sold out, but this is a band so loud, you might be able to enjoy...

By Chris Richards  |  05:40 PM ET, 06/28/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Future days | Tags:  Sleigh Bells, The-Dream

Posted at 04:30 PM ET, 06/21/2010

Week ahead: Wavves crash on Washington; Roots finally drop new album; Eminem and Jay-Z to duet

Nathan Williams of Wavves returns to the Rock & Roll Hotel on Friday. (Richard A. Lipski/TWP) By Chris Richards In concert: Tis a busy one! Goldfrapp brings the roller skate jams to the 9:30 club tonight before the New...

By Chris Richards  |  04:30 PM ET, 06/21/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Future days | Tags:  Dierks Bentley, Drake, Eminem, Goldfrapp, New Pornographers, Silversun Pickups, Tabi Bonney, The Roots, Wavves

Posted at 07:00 PM ET, 06/14/2010

Week ahead: Weird Al's in town; Drake's album drops

Weird Al - you know you love him. (REUTERS/Danny Moloshok) In concert: Pantha Du Prince is performing just a handful of shows in America on his first tour since 2007. One of the German electronic music producer's stops will be...

By David Malitz  |  07:00 PM ET, 06/14/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Future days | Tags:  Drake, Gil Scott-Heron, Miley Cyrus, Pantha Du Prince, Tom Petty, Weird Al Yankovic

Posted at 07:00 PM ET, 06/07/2010

Week ahead: Xtina returns, Carole King and James Taylor revisit their glory days at Verizon Center

In concert: Boomers, rejoice - Carole King and James Taylor hit Verizon Center Tuesday night for the first of their two June shows. The next one is June 23. Weirdo experimental-folk-electronic sister act CocoRosie performs at the Black Cat....

By David Malitz  |  07:00 PM ET, 06/07/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Future days | Tags:  Christina Aguilera, James Taylor, Sarah McLachlan

Posted at 05:30 PM ET, 05/24/2010

Week ahead: Badu double dips at DAR, Stone Temple Pilots release first album in nine years

Erykah Badu will be in D.C. for a pair of shows this weekend. In concert: Soul queen Erykah Badu visits Constitution Hall for a pair of shows on Friday and Saturday. N.E.R.D. opens both, with ascendant superstar Janelle Monae joining...

By David Malitz  |  05:30 PM ET, 05/24/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Future days | Tags:  Bettye LaVette, Erykah Badu, Stone Temple Pilots

Posted at 05:15 PM ET, 05/17/2010

Week ahead: Now we can all legally enjoy the new LCD Soundsystem album; Janelle Monae on your stereo and TV

Will this be the week Janelle Monae makes herself known to the world? (Evy Mages/TWP) By David Malitz In concert: It's a chilly and overcast day, so that would make Eluvium a nice choice for tonight at DC9. Expect dreamy,...

By David Malitz  |  05:15 PM ET, 05/17/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Future days | Tags:  Band of Horses, Brad Paisley, Dave Matthews, Janelle Monae, LCD Soundsystem

Posted at 04:30 PM ET, 05/10/2010

Week ahead: Pearl Jam hits the Lube, Tom Petty closes out "SNL"

Eddie Vedder at Jiffy Lube Live - one, two, three, four, five hours in traffic. (Rick Diamond/Getty Images) In concert: It's throwback week, but then again, when isn't it throwback week these days? The Buzzcocks visit the Black Cat on...

By David Malitz  |  04:30 PM ET, 05/10/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Future days | Tags:  B.o.B., Buzzcocks, Pearl Jam, Tom Petty

Posted at 05:20 PM ET, 05/03/2010

Week ahead: Tribute to TCB's Polo, Jay-Z on "SNL," Canadian supergroups release new albums

Craig Finn and the Hold Steady release their fifth album, "Heaven Is Whenever," on Tuseday. (Kyle Gustafson/FTWP) In concert: On Monday night there will be an All-Stars of Go-Go Tribute and Benefit for Polo of TCB at Marygold's in Lanham,...

By David Malitz  |  05:20 PM ET, 05/03/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Future days | Tags:  Jay-Z, TCB, The Fall, The Hold Steady, Wale

Posted at 06:00 PM ET, 04/26/2010

Week ahead: My Morning Jacket at Merriweather, Hole finally releases new CD

My Morning Jacket has gone from Metro Cafe to Merriweather Post Pavilion over the past decade. (AP Photo/ Jim Cooper) By David Malitz In concert: You really want to see Phoenix tonight at Constitution Hall but it's very sold out....

By David Malitz  |  06:00 PM ET, 04/26/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Future days | Tags:  Hole, My Morning Jacket, Phoenix, Sharon Jones & the Dap-Kings

Posted at 05:00 PM ET, 04/19/2010

Week ahead: Double dose of Panic, new album from Cypress Hill, Gorillaz on "Colbert"

Cypress Hill's new album comes out on 4/20. What a coincidence. Also, way to rock the curly W, B-Real! (Photo by Astrid Stawiarz/Getty Images) By David Malitz In concert: It's another busy week on the live music circuit. Get things...

By David Malitz  |  05:00 PM ET, 04/19/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Future days | Tags:  Cypress Hill, Gorillaz, Widespread Panic

Posted at 04:45 PM ET, 04/12/2010

Week ahead: MGMT's second effort, The Specials on TV

Questlove is a huge fan of Tune-Yards. She performs at DC9 on Wednesday. (Chrissy Piper) In concert: Today's Mothership story surely has you pumped to see George Clinton at 9:30 club tonight, right? What's the opposite of Funkadelic? That...

By David Malitz  |  04:45 PM ET, 04/12/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Future days | Tags:  MGMT, Mi Ami, Nickelback, The Specials, Titus Andronicus, Tune-Yards

Posted at 05:05 PM ET, 03/29/2010

Week ahead: Erykah Badu releases "Part Two," Liquid Liquid on "Fallon"?!

Punk disco originals Liquid Liquid will appear on "Fallon" Friday; DNA's "Lopez Tonight" appearance imminent. In concert: If you're into big-name DJs, Fur presents you with a couple of opportunities this week: Armin Van Buuren is there on Tuesday...

By David Malitz  |  05:05 PM ET, 03/29/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Future days | Tags:  Erykah Badu, Gang Gang Dance, Liquid Liquid, Usher, Vampire Weekend, Yeasayer

Posted at 06:45 PM ET, 03/22/2010

Week ahead: Everything Bieber

There comes a time in every young boy's life when he releases his first solo album. That day is Tuesday for Justin Bieber. (Edward M. Pio Roda) In concert: It's SXSW leftover/sellout week here in D.C. The 9:30 club is...

By David Malitz  |  06:45 PM ET, 03/22/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Future days | Tags:  Alicia Keys, Justin Bieber, The Soft Pack, Yelawolf

Posted at 03:10 PM ET, 03/15/2010

Week ahead: Aeroplane helps open U Street Music Hall, another album from Drive-By Truckers

Belgian DJ duo Aeroplane is the first act to headline U Street Music Hall. (Courtesy William Morris Group) In concert: Sold-out shows all over tonight -- Janelle Monae, John Hiatt, Megadeth -- so why not check out Click Track...

By David Malitz  |  03:10 PM ET, 03/15/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Future days | Tags:  Aeroplane, Black LIps, Free Energy, Freeway, YACHT

Posted at 05:35 PM ET, 03/08/2010

Week ahead: Andrew W.K. parties early, collaboration-crazy albums from Gorillaz and Broken Bells

Set your alarm for very early on Friday if you want to party with Andrew W.K. (Hyosub Shin/FTWP) In concert: Andrew W.K. likes to party. This is well established. Will he be ready to party at 7:15 a.m. on Friday?...

By David Malitz  |  05:35 PM ET, 03/08/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Future days | Tags:  Andrew W.K., Broken Bells, Jimi Hendrix, Ted Leo

Posted at 04:33 PM ET, 03/01/2010

Week ahead: Puscifer plays D.C., Raheem DeVaughn releases his "MasterPeace"

James Maynard Keenan brings Puscifer to the Lincoln Theatre this weekend. In concert: Is our old friend Arizona Bay still around? If so, he'll probably be at the Lincoln Theatre on Friday and Saturday because that's where Puscifer, the...

By David Malitz  |  04:33 PM ET, 03/01/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Future days | Tags:  Erykah Badu, Puscifer, Shooter Jennings

Posted at 04:36 PM ET, 02/22/2010

Week ahead: Black Eyed Peas at Verizon Center, cross-genre local show at Rock and Roll Hotel, another Johnny Cash album

Local rapper Phil Ade shares a bill with U.S. Royalty Friday night at Rock and Roll Hotel. (Photo courtesy 368 Music Group) In concert: Prepare for the Black Eyed Peas invasion of Verizon Center Tuesday by reading our spazztastic...

By David Malitz  |  04:36 PM ET, 02/22/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Future days | Tags:  Black Eyed Peas, Jennifer Lopez, Phil Ade, U.S. Royalty

Posted at 05:15 PM ET, 02/16/2010

Week ahead: Tegan and Sara's harmonies, divas on TV

Tegan and Sara play at Warner Theatre Wednesday. In concert: Canadian identical twins Tegan and Sara bring their sweet harmonies to Warner Theatre on Wednesday. Check out opener Holly Miranda if you're headed down there. And everyone's favorite apologetic,...

By David Malitz  |  05:15 PM ET, 02/16/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Future days | Tags:  Tegan and Sara

Posted at 03:30 PM ET, 02/08/2010

Week Ahead: Al Green hits town, Sade's long-awaited album

Al Green will help you get in a Valentine's Day mood. (Richard A. Lipski/TWP) In concert: The obvious caveat here is that the remains of this weekend's storm and the effects of the upcoming storm may wreak some havoc,...

By David Malitz  |  03:30 PM ET, 02/08/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Future days | Tags:  Al Green, Hot Chip, Sade, The Soft Pack

Posted at 06:00 PM ET, 02/01/2010

Week ahead: Magnetic Fields, Lil Wayne's "Rebirth"

Magnetic Fields play at Lisner Auditorium on Thursday. In concert: Grumpy pop genius Stephin Merritt brings the Magnetic Fields to Lisner Auditorium on Thursday. New album "Realism" isn't the band's finest hour (it would probably rank very last if...

By David Malitz  |  06:00 PM ET, 02/01/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Future days | Tags:  Hot Chip, Lil Wayne, Magnetic Fields

Posted at 03:30 PM ET, 01/25/2010

Week Ahead: Mariah hits D.C., divas to dominate Grammy performances

Mimi plays at DAR Constitution Hall on Wednesday. In concert: An enduring diva and a top indie rock act come to town this week and it's no stretch to think that the latter will actually be the bigger spectacle. Mariah...

By David Malitz  |  03:30 PM ET, 01/25/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Future days | Tags:  Beach House, Mariah Carey, Of Montreal

Posted at 04:05 PM ET, 01/11/2010

Future days: Casablancas comes to 9:30, Mos Def does "Austin City Limits"

Tomorrow night, he said, oh baby I'll be in town. (RCA Records) In concert: A couple months ago Strokes frontman Julian Casablancas released his debut solo album, "Phrazes for the Young." The world mostly shrugged. Then a few weeks...

By David Malitz  |  04:05 PM ET, 01/11/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Future days | Tags:  Brian Fallon, Julian Casablancas, K'naan, Ke$ha, Mos Def, OK Go, Vampire Weekend

Posted at 04:27 PM ET, 01/04/2010

Future days: A visit from Grandmaster Flash, Kanye tells stories and Nick Jonas hits the late night circuit

Katherine McPhee's new album is in stores Tuesday. Here's your quick look at this week's concerts album releases and TV appearances of note. In concert: The Warner Theatre hosts a night of classic American sounds on Friday night with...

By David Malitz  |  04:27 PM ET, 01/04/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Future days | Tags:  Grandmaster Flash, Kanye West, Ke$ha, Nick Jonas, Vampire Weekend

Posted at 01:55 PM ET, 12/21/2009

Future days: Wye Oak plays D.C., Mary J drops a new one, Darlene Love visits Letterman

Baltimore duo Wye Oak brings its stately, shimmering folk-shoegaze to the Black Cat Sunday. Welcome to Future days, our weekly Monday column tipping you off to the week's big concerts, album releases and late-night TV performances. In concert Baltimore duo...

By David Malitz  |  01:55 PM ET, 12/21/2009 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Future days | Tags:  Adam Lambert, Darlene Love, Wye Oak