Chris Richards

Pop music criticWashington, D.C.

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A podcast discussing today’s poptimistic consensus.

  • Apr 24, 2015

The Chicago artist performs at Saturday’s Broccoli City festival.

  • Apr 23, 2015

REVIEW | Usher and Mary J. Blige had their moments, but unimaginative speeches filled much of the 8-hour event.

  • Apr 18, 2015

Does this record bring you joy? If not, ditch it.

  • Apr 17, 2015

Here's why tomorrow's musical conversation needs more disagreement.

  • Apr 17, 2015

Want to know how the country music veteran is livin’? Check her out at the Barns at Wolf Trap on Wednesday.

  • Apr 17, 2015

Saxophonist teams with poet Thomas Sayers Ellis and other musicians for three shows honoring the late Amiri Baraka.

  • Apr 9, 2015

The D.C. rapper’s new album — featuring Jerry Seinfeld — reached No. 1 this week.

  • Apr 9, 2015

Stretching. Laser focus. Then buckets of sweat. For Fox, keeping beat is half speed, half endurance sport.

  • Apr 6, 2015

The band’s 30th-anniversary celebration at the Howard Theatre is a good reason to study up on your go-go.

  • Apr 2, 2015
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