ShowlistDC Music Notes: Monday 05-21-12


• Planning Guides: DC Music Download’s Weekday Hits. Steve Kiviat’s Global/Soul events for the rest of May 2012. DC Music Live’s Weekly Show Roundup. Washington Post Going Out Guide’s 40 Things You Must Do This Summer.

Artomatic opened this weekend! Check out John Anderson’s first impressions [Washington CityPaper]. Michael O’Sullivan also weighs in [Washington Post]. We’ve also listed all of the music performances at this year’s Artomatic.

• Bee Gees singer Robin Gibb died on Sunday, and Chris Richard finds this 1979 article by Geoffrey Himes in the Washington Post archives.

• Interview/Preview: Gioanni Russonello talks to Michael Bowie [Capital Bop], whose Sine Qua Non performs at U Street’s Bohemian Caverns every Tuesday this month.

• Interview/Preview: Nancy Dunham talks to Chuck Prophet [Washington Examiner], who performs tonight at the Rams Head Tavern in Annapolis and Friday at IOTA.

• Local musician interview: Stephanie Williams talks to Naseem Khuri, who’s now in Boston’s Kingsley Flood [DC Music Download].

• Local listening: Check out Tabi Bonney‘s The Endless Summer [Washington CityPaper].

• Local listening: Hometown Sounds DC’s two local music videos of the day: Vandaveer and SOJA.

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

• Metallomusikum continues her countdown to Maryland DeathFest with profiles of Yob, Morgoth, Suffocation, Saint Vitus, and Electric Wizard, as well as an interview with guitarist Anton Reisenegger from Pentagram (Chile).

Live Reviews

• Chris Klimek on Lucinda Williams and the Drive-By Truckers at Merriweather Post Pavilion [Washington Post].

• Anne Midgette on pianist Jeremy Denk at the 6th & I Synagogue [Washington Post].

• Charles T Downey on the National Philharmonic‘s performance of Debussy‘s “Le Martyre de Saint Sebastien” at Strathmore [Washington Post].

• Joe Banno on pianist Peter Serkin and the Shanghai Quartet at the Freer Gallery [Washington Post].

• Allison Lantero on Owen Danoff at the Mansion at Strathmore [DC Music Live].

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


• The Vinyl District is giving away a copy of Electric Guest‘s Mondo on vinyl. Winner must have a North American mailing address (contest ends Wednesday 5/23).
• 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).
• Metal Injection is giving away tickets to the Rockstar Mayhem Fest featuring Slipknot, Slayer, and Motorhead at Jiffy Lube Live on 7/29 (contest ends “randomly” as the concert date approaches).
• 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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