District of DeBonis: Music


Posted at 04:48 PM ET, 03/25/2014

The music-video campaign against Vincent Gray returns

Promoter and activist Ronald Moten reprises his Blackstreet-inspired video campaign.

By Mike DeBonis  |  04:48 PM ET, 03/25/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  DCision 2014, Music, Politics

Posted at 08:00 AM ET, 02/11/2014

It was 50 years ago today

Perhaps the most famous event in D.C. musical history took place on Feb. 11, 1964, when the Beatles played the Washington Coliseum.

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Tags:  DeMorning Links, Music

Posted at 10:17 AM ET, 08/07/2013

No amphitheater for Chuck Brown Park

The city scaled back the plans announced by Mayor Vincent C. Gray at Brown's May 2012 funeral.

By Mike DeBonis  |  10:17 AM ET, 08/07/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Arts, Music, Neighborhoods, Politics

Posted at 05:26 PM ET, 01/10/2013

Chuck Brown Park will feature bandshell, 'timeline tower'

A $1 million steel-and-wood music pavilion will be built this year on the grounds of Langdon Park in Northeast.

By Mike DeBonis  |  05:26 PM ET, 01/10/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Culture, Music

Posted at 11:25 AM ET, 10/12/2012

World peace and ‘Da Butt’

Let's ponder for a moment an alternate, much better universe where a different EU would be honored by the Nobel committee.

By Mike DeBonis  |  11:25 AM ET, 10/12/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Culture, Foreign Affairs, Music