ShowlistDC Music Notes: Monday 05-14-12


• Planning Guides: DC Music Download’s Weekday Hits.

• Washington CityPaper published its Summer Music Guide last week, but here’s an addendum that we didn’t link to initially: Steve Kiviat’s guide to Global Music to see in DC this summer [Washington CityPaper].

• Interview: Valerie Paschall talks to Black Clouds [DCist].

• Preview/Interview: Nancy Dunham on the Cranberries [Washington Examiner]. Tonight at the 9:30 Club.

• This show happened this weekend, but you might be interested to read Siriam Gopal on Terri Lyne Carrington [DCist].

• This show also already happened, but perhaps you’d like to read part two of the chat between Ross Hurt from Black Clouds and Brian Porter of Imperial China [The Vinyl District]. part one ran last week.

• Listen: DC Music Download’s Local Listening Booth for this week.

• Watch: University of Maryland Symphony Orchestra performs Debussy’s “Prelude to the Afternoon of a Faun” [Washington Post / video]. Anne Midgette had reviewed the performance last week.

• Anne Midgette on the Virginia Chamber Orchestra‘s Claude Debussy premieres this weekend [Washington Post].

Live Reviews

• Dave McKenna on the Red Hot Chili Peppers at the Verizon Center on 5/10 [Washington Post].

• David Malitz on Doug Aitken’s “Song 1: A Happening” at the Hirshhorn – featuring No Age, Oneohtrix Point Never, Animal Collective’s Geologist, Nicolas Jaar, and High Places [Washington Post].

• Metal Chris on the Heritage Hunter Tour (Opeth, Mastodon, and Ghost) at the Fillmore Silver Spring on 5/9 [].

• Emily Yahr on Josh Gracin at the Cancun Cantina [Washington Post]. (The text on this one doesn’t seem to load; we’ll try to find a better link if the problem doesn’t rectify itself.)

• Joe Banno on pianist Andre Watts joining the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra for a Rachmaninoff concerto [Washington Post]. (no text here either….)

• Joe Banno also reviewed the Philadelphia Orchestra at Strathmore [Washington Post], and there’s also no text on this one.


NEW The Vinyl District is giving away a copy of Keane‘s Strangeland on vinyl. Winner must have a North American mailing address (contest ends Thursday 5/17).
• 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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