ShowlistDC Music Notes: Thursday 05-03-12

Yes, we have a whole section for contests at the bottom, but here’s a reminder that today is your last chance to enter ShowlistDC’s giveaway for RUSH tickets for their 9/9/12 show at Jiffy Lube Live. Good luck!



Articles


• Planning guides: Washingtonian’s May Classical Music Preview. DCist’s This Week In Jazz. The Vinyl District’s May 9:30 Club Concert Preview.

• Interview/preview: Chris Richards talks to fun. [Washington Post]. Stephen Deusner also interviews the band [Express]. The band is at the 9:30 Club tonight (Thursday) and tomorrow (Friday). Both shows are sold out.

• Interview/Preview: Kristen Page-Kirby talks to David Krakauer, who’s at Strathmore tonight [Express].

• Preview: Marie Gullard on the Morgenstern Trio at the Kennedy Center, tonight [Washington Examiner].

• Interview: Steve Kiviat talks to R & B singer Dawn Richard (ex-Danity Kane).

• Interview: Steve Kiviat talks to Khaira Arby [Washington CityPaper].

• From the archives: the Washington Post dug up an August 14, 1994, article on Chuck Brown by Marc Fisher and an October 5, 1984 article on go-go by Michel Marriott.

• Local band news: brutal death metal band Loculus posted on Facebook that it has parted ways with its singer Bill Calomiris, citing “insurmountable differences”. On the band’s upcoming tour, Brad Deerhake of Locusta will be filling in on vocals. No word about when/if the band will hold auditions for a new singer.

• Local music news: Kokayi plans new album as CZRS [Washington CityPaper].

• Watch: Fat Trel‘s new video, “Devil We Like” [DCist].

• Watch: We Are Serenades cover the Magnetic Fields‘ “Washington DC” [Washington CityPaper].



Live Reviews


• Charles T Downey on Louis Schwizgebel at the Kennedy Center [Washington Post].

• Stephen Bradley on Lucero at the 9:30 Club [Washington Times].



Contests


• ShowlistDC is giving away a pair of tickets to see Rush at Jiffy Lube Live on 9/9 (contest ends today at 5 PM!).
• The Vinyl District is giving away a copy of Megan Reilly‘s The Wall on vinyl. Winner must have a North American mailing address (contest ends today).
• The Vinyl District is giving away a copy of 4onthefloor‘s Lion & Lamb on vinyl. Winner must have a North American mailing address (contest ends Friday 5/4).
NEW The Vinyl District is giving away a copy of Lioness‘s The Golden Killer on vinyl . Winner must have a continental US or Canada mailing address (contest ends Monday 5/7).
• The Vinyl District is giving away a signed copy of Red Wanting Blue‘s From the Vanishing Point on vinyl. Winner must have a North American mailing address (contest ends Tuesday 5/8).
NEW The Vinyl District is giving away a copy of Dot Hacker‘s Inhibition on colored vinyl. Winner must have a North American mailing address (contest ends Wednesday 5/9).
• 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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