ShowlistDC Music Notes: Thursday 04-26-12



Articles


• Concert guides: DCist’s This Week in Jazz. DC Music Download’s Weekend Hits.

• You’ve heard of the Patriot Center at George Mason in Fairfax, but are you familiar with the Hylton Performing Arts Center in at Mason’s Manassas campus? Jacqueline Trescott reports on the center and a fundraiser it’s hosting with Brian Stokes Mitchell [Washington Post].

• NPR has a profile of producer Robert Williams, whose influence on DC’s R&B sound can be heard on the new compilation album Eccentric Soul: A Red Black Green Production.

• Listen: the Cowboy Junkies stopped by NPR’s DC office for a tiny desk concert.

• CD Review: DC writer Lindsay Zoladz on AlunaGeorge‘s You Know You Like It EP [Pitchfork].

• CD Review: NoVA Metal Review takes on Accept‘s Stalingrad.



Live Reviews


• We Love Music on the Wombats at the 9:30 Club.

• Jennifer Lohmanns on America Hearts and Foul Swoops at the Black Cat [DC Music Download].

• Stephen Bradley on Peelander-Z at DC9 [Washington Times].



Contests


• Capital Bop is giving away a pair of tickets to the Alan Evans Trio at the U St Music Hall on Thursday 4/26 (contest ends today).
• The Vinyl District is giving away a copy of the Domino Records Zine and Flexidisc set, Smuggler’s Way. Winner must have a North American mailing address (contest ends today).
• The Vinyl District is giving away a pair of tickets to the Sweetlife Festival at Merriweather Post Pavilion on 4/28 (contest ends today).
• Heavy Uber Alles is giving away a pair of lawn seats to Megadeth and Rob Zombie at Merriweather Post Pavilion on 5/13 (contest ends Friday 4/27 at noon).
• The Vinyl District is giving away a copy of I Break HorsesHearts on vinyl. Winner must have a North American mailing address (contest ends Tuesday 5/1).
• 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).
• DC101 is giving away a pair of tickets to see 311 and Slightly Stoopid at Jiffy Lube Live on 7/28 (contest ends Sunday 7/22).
• DC101 is giving away a pair of tickets to see OAR at Merriweather Post Pavilion on 8/10 (contest ends Sunday 7/29).

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