Live Review: Marty Stuart and His Fabulous Superlatives @ The Birchmere — 4/4/19

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Marty Stuart and His Fabulous Superlatives (Photo by Alysse Gafkjen)

In 2017, Marty Stuart and His Fabulous Superlatives won the Americana Music Association Award for Group of the Year. It was easy to see why at an appropriately fabulous show at The Birchmere recently.

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Preview: Adrian Belew @ City Winery, 4/10/19

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Adrian Belew (Photo courtesy the artist)

If you like really good music, you probably already know Adrian Belew. But if somehow you didn’t, I would tell you that not only did he perform with the likes of David Bowie, Frank Zappa, and the Talking Heads, but he distinguished himself mightily while doing so. The affable talent released a new solo album, Pop Sided, recently, and he performs at City Winery on Wednesday, April 10.

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Live Review: Rosanne Cash @ Strathmore Music Center — 3/1/19

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Rosanne Cash performs at the Strathmore Music Center on March 1, 2019. (Photo by David LaMason)

Rosanne Cash played a phenomenal concert of gorgeous, sophisticated songs and wonderful stories to a packed house of engaged and highly appreciative fans at Bethesda’s Strathmore Music Center on Friday night with her husband and musical partner John Leventhal at her side as bandleader.

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Live Review: Adia Victoria @ DC9 — 2/19/19

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Adia Victoria performs at DC9 on Feb. 19, 2019. (Photo by Mark Caicedo)

“This is my band, goddamit! We’re going to play the blues for you, all right?”

Adia Victoria isn’t the kind of musician, or woman, to mince words. The recent gig at DC9 Nightclub to open her Dope Queen Tour served notice to all of us in attendance we had better pay attention.

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