• Washingtonian’s music picks.
• We Love DC loves weekends.
• Washington Post Going Out Guide’s Best August Concerts.
• Washington CityPaper’s Jazz Setlist.
• DCist’s This Week in Jazz.
• ShowlistDC’s recent changes and additions.
Today – Friday, 3 August
• Interview: Stephen M Deusner on Old Crow Medicine Show [Washington Post Express]. At the 9:30 Club.
• Interview: Kristina Gray on Ultra Naté [Washington Post Express]. At the U Street Music Hall.
• Interview: Jonathan Druy talks to Millie Jackson [We Love DC]. Tonight at the Howard Theatre.
• Interview: Emily Cary on Idina Menzel [Washington Examiner]. At Wolf Trap.
• Interview: Someone at the Washington Examiner (it’s not credited) talked to Ted Nugent. At the Fillmore Silver Spring.
• Preview: Ramon Ramirez on Kool A.D. [Washington CityPaper]. At the Red Palace.
Saturday, 4 August
• Interview: Marie Gullard on the Nighthawks [Washington Examiner]. At Jammin’ Java.
• Interview: Nancy Dunham on Our Lady Peace [Washington Examiner]. At the 9:30 Club.
• Preview: Amanda Erickson on Run For Cover [Washington Post Express]. At the Black Cat.
• Randy Blythe, singer for Richmond’s Lamb Of God, has been released on bail after arrest in Prague [Washington Post / Associated Press].
• Don’t let your boss see this: apparently listening to music while you work makes you worse at your job [Washington Post].
• A Hendrix street performer is popular in Chinatown [DC Music Live].
• Interview: Brian Ossip talked to Warped Tour band June Divided [DC Music Live].
• According to New York’s Complex magazine, the Black Cat’s Red Room is one of the 25 douchiest bars in DC. The Washington CityPaper quotes the article and responds.
• Hometown Sounds DC’s local music video of the day is Chain & the Gang, “Certain Kinds of Trash”.
• DCist’s music video of the day is Chain & the Gang, “Where Does All the Time Go? (apparently it’s a Chain & the Gang day).
• Listen: Tabi Bonney‘s “Lovejoy Park” Mixtape [Washington CityPaper].
• Jon Pacella on Mayhem Fest featuring Slipknot, Slayer, Motorhead, Anthrax, and more, at Jiffy Lube Live, 7/29/12 [The Vinyl District]
• David Hintz on Alexz Johnson and Eileen Graham at Jammin’ Java, 8/1/12 [DC Rock Live].
• DC101 is giving away a pair of tickets to see Linkin Park and Mutemath at Jiffy Lube Live on 8/11 (contest ends Sunday 8/5).
• The Vinyl District is giving away a copy of Big Tree, Augury on vinyl. Winner must have a North American mailing address (contest ends Tuesday 8/7).
• ShowlistDC (that’s us!) is giving away a pair of tickets to see Lyle Lovett at Wolf Trap on 8/14 (contest ends Thursday 8/9 at 5 PM).
• DC101 is giving away a pair of tickets to see Gotye at Merriweather Post Pavilion on 9/30 (no indication of when this contest ends).