Snapshots: Raheem DeVaughn @ Howard Theatre — 12/21/17

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R&B sensation Raheem DeVaughn organized a big holiday show at the Howard Theatre on Dec. 21, and Chris Castillo was there to photograph it! The show was all about uniting people, and Raheem was accompanied by the legendary go-go band Backyard Band, Major, Faith Evans, and several other acts!

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Music Park: The English Beat @ Lincoln Theatre — 11/7/17

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The English Beat perform at the Lincoln Theatre on Nov. 7, 2017.

The indefatigable Dave Wakeling and The English Beat have a new album poised for release in March — Here We Go Love — with singles due to hit the airwaves in January. It’s already remarkable that the Englishman has turned three original English Beat albums, and three successive General Public albums, into an entertaining tour de force, and even more so that the new album is really very good.

The new songs shined in performance during an energetic show at the Lincoln Theatre on Tuesday, Nov. 7.

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Music Park: Atlas Genius @ Sixth & I — 10/16/17

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Keith Jeffery performs at EdgeFest in Dallas, Texas, on April 27, 2013. (Photo by Alexa Stickler)

Brothers Keith and Michael Jeffrey, better known as alternative rock band Atlas Genius, put on a lively show at the Sixth & I Historic Synagogue on Monday. Atlas Genius is currently on a US tour following the release of their new single, “63 Days,” the band’s first new music for nearly two years.

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Snapshots: Syd @ The Fillmore Silver Spring — 10/10/17

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Syd performs at The Fillmore Silver Spring on Oct. 10, 2017. (Photo by Chris Castillo)

Syd (aka Syd Tha Kid), frontwoman and producer for The Internet, released EP Always Never Home on Sept. 7 via Columbia Records. On Tuesday, she visited The Fillmore Silver Spring to play an engaging show, and Chris Castillo was there to take some pix. (By the way, Syd is at Baltimore Soundstage tonight. Go see that show!)

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Don’t Miss: Atlas Genius @ Sixth and I, 10/16/17

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Atlas Genius (Photo courtesy Sixth & I)

Over the summer, Australian rockers Atlas Genius released “63 Days,” their latest single, via Caroline, and then the duo embarked on a massive American tour. That tour arrives in DC on Monday, Oct. 16 for a show at the Historic Synagogue at Sixth & I.

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