Parklife DC Screens: Live Aid Featuring Queen @ DC9, 2/5/19

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Rami Malek portrays Freddie Mercury in Bohemian Rhapsody. (Photo courtesy Twentieth Century Fox Film Corp.)

Bohemian Rhapsody, the movie, is drawing a lot of awards attention. And audiences are abuzz with its end sequence duplicating Queen’s electric performance at Live Aid. Revisit the excitement with a screening of Live Aid at DC9 on Tuesday, Feb. 5.

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Interview: Midge Ure (@ Bethesda Blues and Jazz Supper Club, 6/5/18)

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Midge Ure (Photo courtesy Erika Tooker)

On June 8, Midge Ure will release Orchestrated, his latest album, in the United States. Orchestrated features orchestral versions of his well-known solo hits as well as favorite selections from Ultravox, including “If I Was,” “Fragile,” “Dancing with Tears in My Eyes,” “Vienna,” and “Reap the Wild Wind.”

Midge will perform some of those songs with his touring band at Bethesda Blues and Jazz Supper Club in a show with Paul Young on Tuesday, June 5. Several days ago, I had the pleasure of chatting with Midge about the show and his future projects.

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