Don’t Miss: MK @ U Street Music Hall, 11/11/17

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MK (Photo courtesy Mitch Schneider Organization)

In September, Detroit producer MK released “17,” his latest single, and it has since been steadily building momentum. To date, the track has garnered more than 6.5 million streams on Spotify — and it may be set to enter the Top #20 of the UK Singles charts. At the very moment of this success, MK drops into DC to perform at U Street Music Hall on Saturday, Nov. 11.

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Snapshots: Tee Grizzley @ The Fillmore Silver Spring — 10/26/17

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Tee Grizzley and Sada Baby rap together at The Fillmore Silver Spring on Oct. 26, 2017. (Photo by Chris Castillo)

Earlier this month, Tee Grizzley released “Win,” his latest single, via 300 Entertainment. He then took his posse on tour to The Fillmore Silver Spring, where they won the crowd and won the day on Wednesday, Oct. 26.

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Don’t Miss: Tee Grizzley @ The Fillmore Silver Spring, 10/26/17

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Tee Grizzley (Photo courtesy 300 Entertainment)

Detroit rapper Tee Grizzly (born Terry Sanchez Wallace) recently dropped a new track called “Beef,” featuring Meek Mill. Tee will kick off his first-ever headlining tour on Oct. 4 in Seattle, and he will perform locally at The Fillmore Silver Spring on Thursday, Oct. 26.

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Music Park: Diana Ross @ Wolf Trap — 7/25/17

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Diana Ross performs at Movistar Arena in Santiago, Chile, on July 8, 2013. (Photo by Claudio Poblete)

Diana Ross arrived on the stage at Wolf Trap as the personification of 25 years of popular music packed into a regal package. The nearly sold-out show, attended by people of all races and generations available, roared heartily throughout the ensuing show-stopping performance.

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Music Park: Adult. @ DC9 — 5/11/17

ADULT. 15 Adult. perform at DC9 on May 11, 2017. (Photo by Mickey McCarter)

One of the quintessential band configurations is the fantastic synthpop duo — usually (but not always) a man on synthesizers and a woman on vocals.

Adult. certainly have realized the power of this duality and distilled it to a primal form. Adam Lee Miller and Nicola Kuperus, husband and wife artists from Detroit, opened up their songwriting process to contributing artists who actually lived with them in their house for three weeks at a clip, resulting in their latest album Detroit House Guests, released via Mute Records on March 17. The duo visited DC9 on Thursday to perform some of those songs.

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Music Park: Electric Six @ Black Cat — 10/2/16

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Dick Valentine fronts the Electric Six at the Black Cat on Sunday, Oct. 2, 2016. (Photo by Ben Eisendrath /Instagram+Twitter: GrillworksBen)

The Electric Six are a band that gets straight to the point.

“Buy our new album so the Electric Six can continue touring,” said Electric Six frontman Dick Valentine at the Black Cat on Sunday night. “Buy our new album so that we can buy gas and pay tolls on our way to Philadelphia — including that one expensive toll over that bridge in Maryland where you don’t know why you have to pay a toll.”

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