Music Park: Rebelution @ The Theater at MGM National Harbor — 7/1/18

Rebelution Singer/Guitarist Eric Rachmany
Rebelution performs at MGM National Harbor on July 1, 2018. (Photo by Will Colbert)

Southern California reggae band Rebelution brought their brand of good vibes music to The Theater at MGM National Harbor last Sunday.

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Music Park: Ray LaMontagne @ The Anthem — 6/20/18

Ray LaMontagne
Ray LaMontagne performs at The Anthem on June 20, 2018. (Photo by Will Colbert)

Ray LaMontagne was in DC last week to kickoff the By The People Festival. The international arts festival is a four-daylong extravaganza that brings art, music, and interactive installations to every quadrant of DC — the city’s own South by Southwest!

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Music Park: Bruno Major @ U Street Music Hall — 6/5/18

Bruno Major
Bruno Major performs at U Street Music Hall on June 5, 2018. (Photo by Will Colbert)

Bruno M was in town this week! That’s right Bruno Major, the crooner from across the pond, graced the U Street Music Hall stage Tuesday night. Hold on… who did you think I was writing about?

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Music Park: Pussy Riot @ Black Cat — 5/23/18

Pussy Riot
Pussy Riot performs at the Black Cat on May 23, 2018. (Photo by Will Colbert)

Everyday, the world appears to become more volatile: police violence, racism, sexism, income inequality, political scandals, institutional corruption. It’s enough to make you go berserk. Last week, Russian protest band Pussy Riot gave voice to that angst during their performance at DC’s Black Cat.

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Music Park: Michael Blume @ Union Stage — 5/17/18

Michael Blume
Michael Blume performs at Union Stage on May 17, 2018. (Photo by Will Colbert)

Michael Blume can be described in many ways — singer, rapper, activist, but never boring. The New Jersey native was in DC recently to entertain and inform a packed Union Stage crowd. The Yale graduate used the platform to deliver his style of R&B and rap with a dose of progressive commentary.

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Music Park: Lawrence @ Union Stage — 5/17/18

Lawrence
Lawrence performs at Union Stage on May 17, 2018. (Photo by Will Colbert)

Lawrence, the eight-piece band led by siblings Clyde Lawrence and Gracie Lawrence, kicked off their “New Stuff Tour” last Thursday at Union Stage. It was the group’s first time performing in DC, and Gracie’s first performance as a 21 year old.

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Music Park: The Kills @ The Lincoln Theatre — 5/14/18

Jamie Hince of The Kills
Jamie Hince of The Kills performs at the Lincoln Theatre on May 14, 2018. (Photo by Will Colbert)

Mondays suck, but not when The Kills are in town. The British-American indie rock band, consisting of American singer Alison Mosshart and English guitarist Jamie Hince, played for a packed Lincoln Theatre Monday night.

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