A hip-hop think tank hosts a showcase for young rap producers at Union Stage.
See Janelle Monae, GoldLink, Laraaji and Julien Baker live.
Pianist Inon Barnatan and the orchestra achieved a brilliant Piano Concerto No. 1.
Jennifer Nettles and Kristian Bush reconvened to a more tense cultural climate, but they aren’t afraid to address tough issues in their songs.
Producer, DJ and scholar Tara Rodgers performs at Ten Tigers Parlour on Friday.
White Ford Bronco has sold out the 9:30 Club and the Rock and Roll Hotel — feats that some well-known “original” bands haven’t pulled off.
See Halsey, Japandroids, Randomer and Rich Homie Quan live.
His retrospective-like performance seemed engulfed by the giant venue; no more potshots at Drake.
Japanese “vocaloid” Hatsune Miku “performs” at the Anthem on Thursday.
The D.C. jazz bassist is always searching for new sounds and let loose on Monday night.
The rising Maryland rapper performs at the Fillmore on Saturday night.
Competing versions of Beethoven’s Seventh, one in a Latin mood, were just the start.
Jim Weider’s tribute to guitarist Roy Buchanan (and his instrument) comes to the place it all began.
The District quartet performs at the Rock & Roll Hotel on Saturday.
See War on Women, Brodinski, Sam Smith and Mock Identity live.
Ian Koziara, in the title role, excelled at conquering “Idomeneo’s” hard songs. “Seven Deadly Sins” fell short of hipness.
With only guitar, bass and drums, the local trio turned stylistic tension into joy.
The Supreme Court justice’s musical biography was created by her son and daughter-in-law.
With a new album out, the District rock quartet plays Slash Run on Sunday night.