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Mostly through soliloquy, “The Last American Hammer” successfully blends music and topicality.

  • Patrick Rucker
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  • 21 hours ago
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The orchestra announced the news at its season-opening gala.

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Ultra Beauty and the Obsessives preceded the headliners with twitchy new wave and jazzy hard rock.

  • Mark Jenkins
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  • 23 hours ago
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With plenty of big names on the bill, the rap-centric music festival still hinged on one song.

D.C. native says the city was “fertile ground” that helped develop his progressive sound.

  • Michael J. West
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  • 5 days ago
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The Maryland rapper performs at the sprawling Trillectro festival on Saturday.

See Bad Moves, Gary Numan, Mothers and Jay Rock live.

  • Chris Kelly
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  • 5 days ago
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An oboist claims she was subject to harassment and retaliation.

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Dana Marsh leads his first concert as artistic director of Washington Bach Consort

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Gregory Spears’ song cycle is powerful and intense.

  • Patrick Rucker
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  • Sep 17
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“Peggy” practically shredded the speakers at the Adams Morgan venue.

  • Chris Kelly
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  • Sep 16
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The Maryland Lyric Opera gives Puccini’s “La Fanciulla del West” a powerful performance.

  • Patrick Rucker
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  • Sep 16
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Trombonist Massimo La Rosa is on suspension during a sexual harassment investigation.

  • Review

The chart-destroying rapper bites styles and has too many grievances. But his concerts remain the pinnacle of arena rap.

  • Chris Kelly
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  • Sep 14
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Dana Marsh on the difference between “early music” and “historical performance.”

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Wayne Kramer of the Detroit garage legends teamed with members of Fugazi and Soundgarden to kick out some vintage jams.

  • Mark Jenkins
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  • Sep 12
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“When I’m playing with Neil [Young] or Bruce [Springsteen], I get to do things I don’t get to do as a leader,” the rock musician says.

  • Geoffrey Himes
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  • Sep 12
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The locomotive punk quintet plays the Black Cat on Friday night.

See Childish Gambino, Sting and Shaggy, JPEGMAFIA and Cautious Clay live.

  • Briana Younger
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  • Sep 12
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Her sexy lyrics attracted millions of fans; now Davis, wife to Miles and friend of Hendrix, lives alone in senior housing

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