Music Park: Kinky Friedman @ City Winery — 7/9/18

Kinky Friedman (Photo by Brian Kanof)

Detective novel author, would-be politician, Jewish country singer, and iconoclast Kinky Friedman, touring behind his first album of new material in four decades, made an appearance as only he can at DC’s City Winery on Monday.

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Don’t Miss: Kinky Friedman @ City Winery, 7/9/18

Kinky Friedman (Photo by Brian Kanof)

On July 3, Kinky Friedman released Circus of Life, his first album of original songs in four decades, via his own Echo Hill Records. He’s on tour with a stop at City Winery in DC on Monday, July 9.

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Music Park: Masters of the Telecaster @ City Winery — 6/30/18

GE Smith says, “This gave us this,” performing with the Masters of the Telecaster at City Winery on June 30, 2018. (Photo by Ari Strauss)

Local DC guitar legend Tom Principato joined with iconic guitarists Jim Weider (The Band, The Weight Band) and GE Smith (Hall and Oates, Saturday Night Live Band, Bob Dylan) for a Masters of the Telecaster performance on Saturday at City Winery DC. Backed by drummer Josh Dion (Josh Dion Band), who provided much of the vocals, and bassist Lincoln Schleifer, the trio of guitarists took turns in a storyteller format, introducing songs, featuring solos, and discussing how the Telecaster made its mark on their careers.

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Snapshots: Red Wanting Blue @ City Winery — 6/19/18

Red Wanting Blue performs at City Winery on June 19, 2018. (Photo by Ari Strauss)

Midwestern rock band Red Wanting Blue delivered a gritty, electrified, performance at City Winery recently. The Columbus, Ohio-based group is wrapping up an eight-week tour of the United States in support of its new studio album, The Wanting, which released in April via Blue Élan Records.

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Snapshots: Patricia Barber Trio @ City Winery — 6/8/18

Patricia Barber performs at City Winery on June 8, 2018. (Photo by Jason Nicholson)

Jazz piano great Patricia Barber was joined by bassist Patrick Mulcahy and drummer Jon Deitemyer as the Patricia Barber Trio, and the group charmed City Winery in DC during an opening concert for the DC Jazz Festival on Friday. Here are some pictures of the show!

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Snapshots: The THE BAND Band @ City Winery — 6/2/18

The THE BAND Band performs at City Winery DC on June 1, 2018. (Photo by Ari Strauss)

The THE BAND Band, a critically acclaimed tribute band of The Band, turned in a solid performance at DC’s City Winery on Saturday, performing many of the seminal hits of The Band’s legendary catalog, including “Ophelia,” “Up On Cripple Creek,” “Stage Fright,” “It Makes No Difference,” “The Night They Drove Old Dixie Down,” and this photographer’s personal favorite, “The Weight.” The setlist also included a couple of Bob Dylan tunes, done in recognition of The Band’s time as Dylan’s backing band.

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