Live Review: Damien Jurado and Nick Thune @ The Miracle Theatre — 1/16/20

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Damien Jurado and Nick Thune perform at The Miracle Theatre on Jan. 16, 2020. (Photo by Casey Vock)

Critically-acclaimed singer-songwriter Damien Jurado recently took part in a somewhat unusual performance at The Miracle Theater recently. He split the bill with comedian Nick Thune in an evening titled “Sad Music/Sad Comedy.”

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Preview: Rachel Bloom @ The Anthem, 10/10/19

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Rachel Bloom (Photo by Nino Munoz)

Rachel Bloom is best known as the star of the CW musical dramedy “Crazy Ex-Girlfriend,” which she co-created and executive produced alongside Aline Brosh McKenna. Rachel performs songs from the hit series as well as original standup material when she visits The Anthem on Thursday, Oct. 10, for her What Am I Going to Do with My Life Now? Tour.

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Live Review: Weird Al Yankovic @ Wolf Trap — 7/16/19

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Weird Al (Photo courtesy Al Yankovic)

Some people view Weird Al Yankovic as “uncool,” as meant for geeks and nerds — for the weird kids. And while I certainly was one of those growing up, there were enough of us odd ducks at Wolf Trap to pack the place recently. And we got one of heck of a show.

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Snapshots: Tenacious D @ The Anthem — 11/7/18

TenaciousD Tenacious D performs at The Anthem on Nov. 7, 2018. (Photo by Ari Strauss)

Acclaimed comedic rock duo Tenacious D, comprised of Jack Black and Kyle Gass, performed to a capacity crowd at The Anthem recently when they were in town to promote Post-Apocalyto — The Series and The Album.

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Around Town: On Cinema Live! w/ Tim Heidecker and Gregg Turkington @ The Fillmore Silver Spring — 9/25/18

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Tim Heidecker performs at The Fitzgerald Theater in St. Paul, Minnesota, on Dec. 5, 2013. (Photo by Collapse the Light)

Tim Heidecker for San Bernardino County Distric Attorney! Tim Heidecker for San Bernardino County Distric Attorney! Candidate Timothy Heidecker is introduced by electronic dance music sensation DKR. He proudly preached his stances on topical issues such as stopping medicare benefits for those who do not contribute to our society — like the bedridden and the elderly. Another pertinent platform being eradicating all crime from San Bernardino. Absolutely all of it. His Trump rally-esque attitude was shining through recently in an appearance at The Fillmore Silver Spring.

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Music Park: Dingleberry Dynasty @ The Fillmore Silver Spring — 3/30/18

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Chris Kamsch fronts Dingleberry Dynasty at The Fillmore Silver Spring on March 30, 2018. (Photo by Theresa C. Sanchez)

Let’s take an opportunity to revisit one of the more ridiculous nights of rock and roll to take place in the DC Metro area so far this year, featuring local comic band Dingleberry Dynasty!

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Snapshots: Steel Panther @ The Fillmore Silver Spring — 3/30/18

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Steel Panther perform at The Fillmore Silver Spring on March 30, 2018. (Photo by Theresa C. Sanchez)

Steel Panther — the over-the-top glam metal quartet hailing from Los Angeles — have been on their 2018 Sunset Strip Live! tour since February, following their fourth studio album Lower The Bar, which was released March 24, 2017. The bawdy comic rockers blew through the DC Metro area (with hairspray in hand) three weeks ago and played a sold-out show at The Fillmore Silver Spring with Dingleberry Dynasty opening.

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