Live Review: Summer Spirit Festival @ Merriweather Post Pavilion — 8/3/19

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Anthony Hamilton performs at Merriweather Post Pavilion on Aug 3, 2019. (Photo by Brenda Reyes)

Summer Spirit Festival at Merriweather Post Pavilion returned for its 14th year recently.  This year’s line-up was a blend of soul, R&B, jazz, hip hop, and GO-GO, featuring superstars Anthony Hamilton, Jhené Aiko, Raphael Saadiq, DVSN, PJ Morton, and Kyle Dion.  The festival also spotlighted DC bands like Be’la Dona with Suga Bear, Backyard Band, and Sirius and Company. It was a great day for music in the DMV!  Continue Reading

Preview: Heart @ Merriweather Post Pavilion, 8/13/19

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Heart (Photo by Anna Knowlden)

Ann and Nancy Wilson have hit the road for the first time in three years with the Love Alive Tour, and the sisters of Heart perform at Merriweather Post Pavilion on Tuesday, Aug. 13. As an added bonus, Heart brings Joan Jett & The Blackhearts along to open!

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Preview: Chris Stapleton @ Merriweather Post Pavilion, 8/11/19

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Chris Stapleton (Photo by Andy Barron)

Country artist Chris Stapleton has been everywhere lately! The singer recently released “The Ballad of the Lonesome Cowboy,” a single he contributed to the movie Toy Story 4. Prior to that, he appeared on albums by Pink and Justin Timberlake. Now, he roams to Merriweather Post Pavilion on Sunday, Aug. 11 with his All American Roadshow.

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Snapshots: Lord Huron @ The Chrysalis at Merriweather Park — 7/23/19

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Lord Huron performs at The Chrysalis at Merriweather Post Pavilion on July 23, 2019. (Photo by Jules McNamara)

Indie folk band Lord Huron performed at The Chrysalis at Merriweather Post Pavilion recently, and the band’s music truly complemented the mysticism of the new stage-within-a-pavilion in Columbia, Maryland. Jules McNamara took some pix!

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Preview: Lord Huron @ The Chrysalis at Merriweather Park, 7/23/19

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Lord Huron (Photo by Pamela Littky)

Lord Huron continues to take their lauded live show on the road with the band’s acclaimed new album, Vide Noir, released last year on Whispering Pines and Republic Records. Lord Huron takes the show to The Chrysalis at Merriweather Park on Tuesday, July 23!

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Preview: Blink-182 and Lil Wayne @ Merriweather Post Pavilion, 7/21

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Blink-182 and Lil Wayne (Photo courtesy Blink-182)

California punk trio Blink-182 recently dropped “Generational Divide,” a fast new song. New Orleans rapper Lil Wayne released Tha Carter V, his 12th studio album, last year. The two have come together for a joint tour that lands at Merriweather Post Pavilion on Sunday, July 21.

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Live Review: Phish @ Merriweather Post Pavilion — 6/22/19

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Phish performs at Merriweather Post Pavilion on June 22, 2019. (Photo by Andy Jillson)

American jam band Phish performed to the utter delight of a stupified sold-out crowd at Merriweather Post Pavilion recently, and I was there taking photos and spacing-out to the music and getting into the groove.

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