Click Track: Bettye LaVette

Posted at 12:00 PM ET, 10/03/2011

In concert: Bettye LaVette at Atlas Theater

The veteran soul singer is not known as a songwriter, yet it doesn’t seem quite right to call her a cover artist.

By Mark Jenkins  |  12:00 PM ET, 10/03/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:13 AM ET, 08/26/2010

GW Lisner Auditorium reveals 2010-11 concert schedule

Mavis Staples is one of the early highlights of the upcoming Lisner schedule. (Kyle Gustafson/FTWP) By Aaron Leitko And what a lineup it is. This October D.C. will get R&B singer Mavis Staples, who will be touring "You Are Not...

By Aaron Leitko  |  10:13 AM ET, 08/26/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 01:45 PM ET, 06/25/2010

In concert: Bettye LaVette at 9:30 club

Bettye LaVette, pictured here in the film "Blues Divas," brought her booming voice to 9:30 club on Thursday. (Courtesy of Robert Mugge) By Chris Klimek She can match near-contemporaries Aretha Franklin and Tina Turner in talent, but Detroit soul diva...

By David Malitz  |  01:45 PM ET, 06/25/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

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)