Monday, January 16, 2012

Live Music in the DC Area from January 18th

Events from my Yahoo Group once a month emailed calendar.To subscribe-send an e-mail to

Wed. Jan. 18 

Revelers at Artisphere (Cajun supergroup with members of Red Stick Ramblers and Pine Leaf Boys);

Rafrechi (good Maryland Haitian-born singing group does hip hop influenced Konpa) free from 6 to 7 at the Kennedy Center Millennium Stage (and streamed and archived online); 

Deborah Willis, author of book "Posing Beauty: African American Images From the 1890s to the Present" at the National Portrait Gallery;
Thurs. Jan. 19

Mavis Staples (soul/gospel) for $100 (! ) at the Hamilton, 600 14th St NW (new DC upscale restaurant club in old Borders/Garfinkels location);

Rudresh Mahanthappa (Asian Indian jazz) at Blues Alley (on the 20th also);

Robert Earl Keen at the Birchmere Bandstand;
Fri. Jan. 20

Ethiopian Christmas; 

Collie Budz (dancehall) at 930 Club;

California Honeydrops r'n'b swingdance music at Tortoise & the Hare, 567 23rd st. South in Arlington;

K-Holes @ Comet Ping Pong; 

 Teen Punk band benefit show w/ Foozle, Guilty, Coxey Brown, the Black Sparks @ St. Stephens Church; 

 Scott Miller @ Iota;
Sat. Jan. 21 

Tet Festival 2012 from 9 AM – 3 PM at J.E.B Stuart High School, Falls Church, VA
Host: Vietnamese Community of Washington D.C. Metropolitan;

Ozomatli with Chopteeth at 930 Club (Latin-funk-rock headliners and local Afrobeat openers);

California Honeydrops r'n'b swingdance at Glen Echo;

Tropical punch with Maracuyeah, Boogat (Montreal), Empressarios, Sol Power at Warehouse/Loft, 411 NY Avenue NE, Washington, DC ;

Dru Hill at Rams Head Live in Baltimore;

Syleena Johnson at Blues Alley;

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