Live Review: Zepparella @ City Winery — 4/25/19

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Zepparella performs at City Winery on April 25, 2019. (Photo by Ari Strauss)

An entire generation of Led Zeppelin fans have grown up deprived of the opportunity to see the supergroup perform its legendary material live. A temporary reprieve from that disappointment was enjoyed by a sold-out crowd at DC’s City Winery one evening recently when Zepparella, an all-female tribute band, took the stage for a two-hour set of Led Zeppelin’s greatest songs.

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Live Review: Over the Rhine @ City Winery — 4/18/19

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Over the Rhine performs live. (Photo courtesy Blind Ambition Management)

The band Over the Rhine takes its name from one of America’s largest intact urban historic districts. Located in Cincinnati, Ohio, it’s a working-class neighborhood built German immigrants in the mid-19th century. When Karin Bergquist and Linford Dettweiler formed their band in 1989, the makeup of Over-the-Rhine had changed and it had fallen on hard times. All of that came together in their show at City Winery recently.

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Snapshots: Adrian Belew @ City Winery — 4/10/19

adrian_belew-13_DS306482 Adrian Belew performs at City Winery in DC on April 10, 2019. (Photo by Jason Nicholson)

Adrian Belew, one of rock’s premier guitarists, visited City Winery recently to explore his catalog. In addition to some of his best known solo hits, Adrian drew on the power of his current quartet to present a number of King Crimson songs.

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Preview: Adrian Belew @ City Winery, 4/10/19

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Adrian Belew (Photo courtesy the artist)

If you like really good music, you probably already know Adrian Belew. But if somehow you didn’t, I would tell you that not only did he perform with the likes of David Bowie, Frank Zappa, and the Talking Heads, but he distinguished himself mightily while doing so. The affable talent released a new solo album, Pop Sided, recently, and he performs at City Winery on Wednesday, April 10.

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