Thanks for another great week, folks! Enjoy your weekend, and remember that you can add this blog to your RSS feed using the link http://www.showlistdc.com/more/feed
Press about shows for the week (and month) ahead:
• Overall preview guides: WashPost’s Going Out Guide serves up March’s best concerts. Washingtonian’s weekend picks. TBD’s weekend planner for shows at deceptive venues. the Washington CityPaper’s Jazz Setlist, March 1-7.
• Interview: Allison Stewart talks to Corrosion of Conformity‘s Mike Dean [Washington Post]. The band plays Sonar tonight.
• Preview: Soul Train Don Cornelius Tribute Party [the Vinyl District] – at the Black Cat tonight.
• Preview: Craig Finn [the Vinyl District] – at the Rock & Roll Hotel tonight.
• CD Review: Geoffrey Himes on Anais Mitchell‘s new album Young Man in America [Washington Post]. Performing tonight at Jammin’ Java.
• Preview: Ilsa [Washington CityPaper] – at St Stephen’s on Saturday.
• Preview: Korallreven [Washington CityPaper] – at the Black Cat on Monday 3/5.
• CD Review: Mike Joyce on Ruthie Foster‘s new album Let It Burn [Washington Post]. Performing Tuesday 3/6 at the Rams Head Tavern in Annapolis.
• CD Review: Brandon Weigel on Oberhofer‘s upcoming album Time Capsules II [Washington Post]. Performing Tuesday 3/6 at the Black Cat.
• CD Review: Catherine Lewis on Jennifer O’Connor‘s new album I Want What You Want [Washington Post]. Performing Wednesday 3/7 at the Velvet Lounge.
• CD Review: Geoffrey Himes on Fanfarlo‘s album Rooms Filled With Light [Washington Post]. Performing Wednesday 3/7 at the U Street Music Hall.
• Preview: Todd Glass [Washington CityPaper] – at the DC Improv on Thursday 3/8.
Other things to read:
• Punk news: All About Friends Forever [the Washington CityPaper]
• the Washington Post did a profile on the (non-comprehensive) concert listing site DC Decibel. (The writers of this piece were unaware that ShowlistDC was founded long before DC Decibel.).
• Anne Midgette on stealing in classical music. “[Osvaldo] Golijov has actually been incorporating the work of composer friends in his own pieces for years, with their permission and blessing, at first out of what appeared to be a fascination with juxtaposing different styles and voices in one piece (“La Pasion segun San Marcos”) and, more recently, because he seems to have a hard time meeting his deadlines and ends up doing a lot of things at the 11th hour.”
• Anne Midgette on Baltimore Symphony Orchestra hosting the Women of the World festival. [Washington Post]
• Live reviews: Chris Richards on Lauryn Hill at the Warner Theatre [Washington Post]. Anne Midgette on the Vienna Philaharmonic at the Kennedy Center [Washington Post]. the Rogers Revue on Lily Tomlin at Strathmore.
• the Washington CityPaper points us to a new These United States tune, “Dead and Gone”.
• the Washington CityPaper also points us to new music from Protect-U, whose new EP comes out on Vibrations Records in April.
Stuff to win:
• Sweet Tea Pumpkin Pie has tickets to Lights at the 9:30 Club on 3/5 and Gomez at the 9:30 Club on 3/12 (contest ends today at 5 PM).
• DCHeavyMetal.com is giving away a pair of tickets to see Marilyn Manson at the Fillmore Silver Spring on 5/1 (contest ends today at 5 PM).
• The Vinyl District is giving away a copy of Mont Carmel’s Real Women on vinyl. Winner must have a North American mailing address (contest ends Monday 3/5).
• The Vinyl District is giving away a copy of Pink Floyd’s The Wall on vinyl. Winner must have a North American mailing address (contest ends Tuesday 3/6).
• The Vinyl District is giving away a copy of Nirvana’s Nevermind on vinyl. Winner must have a North American mailing address (contest ends Wednesday 3/7).