ShowlistDC Music Notes: Thursday 04-19-12



Articles


• Concert guides: DCist’s This Week in Jazz.

• Interview: Stephen Deusner talks to Eleanor Friedberger from the Fiery Furnaces, who’s playing a solo show at the Black Cat tonight [Express].

• Preview: Marie Gullard on BSO Pops’ “Do You Hear the People Sing? Miss Saigon to Les Miserables” [Washington Examiner]. Tonight at Strathmore.

• Blog profile: Christopher Porter tips his hat to the AllOurNoise.tv guys [Express], who present awesome live videos. Check out their site here.

No Age and High Places to perform at ‘Song 1′ event at the Hirshhorn [Washington CityPaper]. The event takes place on May 11 and is co-sponsored by Pitchfork and Wired magazine.

• Metallomusikum continues her countdown to Maryland DeathFest with a profile of Dragged Into Sunlight.

• Local(ish) band news: Check out Eternal Descent Vol. 4 Issue 2, with Periphery guitarist Misha Mansoor [Facebook]. See more here.

• Watch: Megaphone Barons‘ new video for “Send Somebody Else”.

• Watch: America Hearts‘ new video for “Lose You” [thanks to Trigger Cut]. The band is starting a singles club/residency at the Black Cat.

• RIP: Paul Draisey, the Voice of Loudoun County [Washington Post]. Draisey was an on-air personality at Loudoun’s AM station WAGE 1200.



Live Reviews


• Scott Galupo on a tribute to Bill Monroe at Strathmore [Washington Post].



Contests


• The Vinyl District is giving away a signed copy of Lucero‘s Women & Work on vinyl. Winner must have a North American mailing address (contest ends today).
• The Vinyl District is giving away a pair of tickets to see Fiona Apple at the Warner Theatre on 6/26 (contest ends Friday 4/20 at 9 AM).
• DCHeavyMetal.com is giving away a pair of tickets to Mayhem Festival at Jiffy Lube Live on 7/29. The winner plus four runners-up will get copies of Heavy Metal Picnic on DVD (contest ends Friday 4/20 at 5 PM).
• The Vinyl District is giving away a copy of Hume‘s Inverse Fireworks 7″ to three winners. Winners must have a North American mailing address (contest ends Friday 4/20).
• DC101 is giving away a pair of tickets to Nickelback at the Verizon Center on 4/30 (contest ends Monday 4/23).
• The Vinyl District is giving away a copy of the Naked and Famous‘s Passive Me, Aggressive You on vinyl. Winner must have a North American mailing address (contest ends Monday 4/23).
• DC101 is giving away a pair of tickets to the sold-out Radiohead show at the Verizon Center on 6/3 (contest ends Sunday 5/27).
• DC101 is giving away a pair of tickets to Dave Matthews Band at Jiffy Lube Live on 6/16 (contest ends Sunday 6/3).

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