Snapshots: Ingrid Michaelson @ Lincoln Theatre — 12/12/18

Ingrid_Michaelson-2_DS300914_20181212 Ingrid Michaelson performs at The Lincoln Theatre on Dec. 12, 2018. (Photo by Jason Nicholson)

With the approach of Christmas, Ingrid Michaelson released Songs for the Season, her eighth studio album, to toast the holidays with covers of Christmas classics. She took her holiday show on the road, and Jason Nicholson caught a dose of holiday cheer at the Lincoln Theatre on Wednesday.

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Snapshots: Burton Cummings of The Guess Who @ Robert E. Parilla Performing Arts Center — 11/16/18

parsons_vinyl_DSC02964_20181116 Burton Cummings of The Guess Who performs at Robert E. Parilla Performing Arts Center on Nov. 16, 2018. (Photo by Jason Nicholson)

From 1965-75, Burton Cummings was the lead singer and keyboardist for Canadian rock band The Guess Who. He sung a heap of the songs by The Guess Who that he made famous (including “American Woman”) at Robert E. Parilla Performing Arts Center at Montgomery College in Rockville, Maryland, recently.

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Snapshots: The Psychedelic Furs @ Robert E. Parilla Performing Arts Center — 10/24/18

pfurs-2-20181024-DS300692 Richard Butler fronts The Psychedelic Furs at Robert E. Parilla Performing Arts Center on Oct. 24, 2018. (Photo by Jason Nicholson)

Richard Butler (vocals) and Tim Butler (bass) took The Psychedelic Furs, the outstanding English neo-psychedelic outfit that practically defined a generation, to the Robert E. Parilla Performing Arts Center at Montgomery College recently. Jason Nicholson was there for the sold-out show, and he got some pictures.

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Music Park: The Damned @ Black Cat — 10/20/18

the_damned-3_DS300388_20181020- Dave Vanian sings in The Damned at Black Cat on Oct. 20, 2018. (Photos by Jason Nicolson; Words by Mickey McCarter)

“I had a little freakout when my guitar broke last night,” said Captain Sensible during a sold-out show at Black Cat.

“Don’t you freakout now,” The Captain said to the audience. “Unless you want to freakout a little.” He paused. “Monty, dig me out of this hole, will you?”

Keyboardist Monty Oxymoron smiled and asked, “What’s a little freakout in the entire History of the World?” And without missing a beat, The Damned launched into “The History of the World (Part 1),” a single dating to The Black Album in 1980.

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Snapshots: Candy Dulfer @ The Birchmere — 10/18/18

candy_dulfer-8_DSC00688_20181018- Candy Dulfer (right) performs at The Birchmere on Oct. 18, 2018. (Photo by Jason Nicholson)

Candy Dulfer was a former member of The New Power Generation, Prince’s backing band, but the Dutch saxophonist had a solo career before officially joining the band. She released Together, her most recent album, last year, and she dropped by The Birchmere to play new songs, old songs, and cover songs recently.

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Snapshots: Johnny Marr @ The Fillmore Silver Spring — 10/17/18

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Johnny Marr performs at The Fillmore Silver Spring on Oct. 17, 2018. (Photo by Jason Nicholson)

Johnny Marr blasted into The Fillmore Silver Spring recently, and Jason Nicholson shot the show! Johnny was in great form, and the former guitarist of The Smiths wasn’t shy about playing tunes from that band, including the likes of “Bigmouth Strikes Again,” “The Headmaster Ritual,” and “How Soon Is Now?,” among others.

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