Around Town: Nominate Artists @ 2019 Wammie Awards, Thru 1/31/19

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An empty stage, waiting for the band (Photo by Aron)

The Washington Area Music (Wammie) Awards live! Nonprofit The MusicianShip assumed stewardship of the 2019 Wammie Awards and opened nominations to the public through Jan. 31. Submit your nomination for the Wammie Awards.

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Live Review: Maryjo Mattea @ DC9 — 1/11/19

Maryjo Mattea @ DC9 Washington DC, 11/01/2019 Maryjo Mattea performs at DC9 on Jan. 11, 2019. (Photo by Paivi)

Willowy and chirpy, Maryjo Mattea did not at first seem like a performer who might draw comparisons to post-grunge women of the ‘90s. But once Maryjo started singing, she sang with gutsy fervor, eliciting smiles and dances as tunes tumbled out of her guitar and into our ear at DC9 recently.

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Snapshots: Kentucky Avenue @ The Hamilton — 1/5/19

KentuckyAve Kentucky Avenue performs at The Hamilton Live on Jan. 5, 2019. (Photo by Ari Strauss)

DC-based Americana band Kentucky Avenue performed a set at The Hamilton Live recently. The performance on Saturday was in support of Celtic-rock sensation, Scythian, who headlined the evening.

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