Don’t Miss: TOTO @ Maryland Hall for the Creative Arts (Annapolis, Md.), 6/14/17

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TOTO (Photo courtesy SKH Music)

TOTO, the legendary Los Angeles quartet famous for “Africa,” “Rosanna,” “Hold the Line,” and innumerable other catchy tunes, will embark on a summer tour that includes a stop at nearby Maryland Hall for the Creative Arts in Annapolis, Maryland.

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Music Park: Vanessa Williams @ Howard Theatre – 3/10/17

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Vanessa Williams at the 95th Annual Miss America Pageant at Atlantic City’s Boardwalk Hall on Sept. 13, 2015. (ABC/Ida Mae Astute)

Poise. Personality. Preservation. Vanessa Williams showed the Howard Theatre how the three principles continue guide her career into the right direction because simply put, Vanessa has “The Right Stuff.”

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Music Park: Ethan Gruska @ 9:30 Club — 3/7/17

Ethan Gruska 04 Ethan Gruska performs at 9:30 Club on March 7, 2017.

Last week, Ethan Gruska presented hushed folks songs for a watchful audience as the opening act for Agnes Obel at 9:30 Club. (Read our Parklife DC review of Agnes Obel’s show.) Ethan’s concert followed the release of his debut album, Slowmotionary, on March 3 via Sire Records.

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Don’t Miss: Vanessa Williams @ Howard Theatre, 3/10/17

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Vanessa Williams (Photo courtesy The Howard Theatre)

Tomorrow night, Vanessa Williams appears in Detroit for Goodwill’s Harmonies and Hope concert, and then she makes a beeline for DC, where she will play two shows at The Howard Theatre on Friday, March 10 — at 7:30pm and 10pm!

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Snapshots: Thundercat @ U Street Music Hall — 3/5/17

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On Feb. 24, Thundercat released his new album Drunk, a 23-track “journey into his often hilarious, sometimes dark mind,” according to record label Brainfeeder. And then came to U Street Music Hall on Sunday in an accompanying tour!

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Ticket Giveaway: Tommy Emmanuel @ Birchmere, 3/8/17

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Virtuoso guitarist Tommy Emmanuel is on a US tour, and he stops locally at The Birchmere in Alexandria, Virginia, for two dates on March 7 and 8. You can win tickets for the second date here on Parklife DC.

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