Music Park: The Revolution @ The Fillmore Silver Spring — 4/27/17

The Revolution 20 Wendy & Lisa perform with The Revolution at The Fillmore Silver Spring on April 27, 2017.

More than three-quarters of the way through a very full show at The Fillmore Silver Spring on Thursday, Wendy Melvoin took to the microphone to share some feelings about her former mentor and collaborator Prince.

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Snapshots: Bone Thugs-N-Harmony @ Fillmore Silver Spring — 2/25/17

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Bone Thugs-N-Harmony perform at The Fillmore Silver Spring on Feb. 25, 2017. (Photo by Chris Castillo)

After a period of uncertainty that the five members of Bone Thugs-N-Harmony would ever perform together again, the audience at The Fillmore Silver Spring gave the Cleveland hip hop collective a warm welcome on Saturday.

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Don’t Miss: Bone Thugs-N-Harmony @ Fillmore Silver Spring, 2/25/17

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Bone Thugs-n-Harmony (Photo courtesy MN2S)

Hip hop legends Bone Thugs-N-Harmony are said to be releasing their final album, E. 1999 Legends, this year as one copy to the highest bidder, similar to how Wu-Tang Clan sold a single copy of their 2015 album. Meanwhile, BTNH are performing on some US tour dates, including a stop at The Fillmore Silver Spring on Saturday, Feb. 25.

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Don’t Miss: The Revolution @ Fillmore Silver Spring, 4/27/17

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The Revolution (Photo courtesy Live Nation)

Prince and The Revolution recorded four famous albums as a band — 1999, Around the World in a Day, Purple Rain, and Parade. The members of The Revolution eventually left the outfit in turns, and Prince of course continued to forge his path with different backing bandmates.

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Music Park: Jazmine Sullivan @ Fillmore Silver Spring — 2/14/17

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Jazmine Sullivan performs at the Apollo Theatre in New York City on Feb. 18, 2015. (Photo by Siris)

The seductive power of Teddy Pendergrass. The gospel grit of Patti Labelle. The vocal command of Jill Scott. These Philadelphia R&B influences form the soulful foundation of Jazmine Sullivan. The nine-time Grammy-nominated artist graced The Fillmore Silver Spring with the tone of less is more, demonstrating the power, range, and agility of her voice last Tuesday.

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