The name Bryan Adams is synonymous with pop music, having churned out one hit after another from his very first U.S. release, “Straight From the Heart” in 1982. Ever since, the singer has been a staple on radio airwaves, with songs such as “Heaven,” “Summer of ’69” and “(Everything I Do,) I Do it For You” all reaching No. 1. Overall, Adams has sold over 65 million records, toured six continents and achieved No. 1 status in over 40 countries. Continue reading
World renowned speed painter Tim Decker will be the special guest at the Stroke Comeback Center’s 10th Anniversary Gala celebrating “The Art of Communicating,” on Thursday, Oct. 30 at the USA Today Building, 7950 Jones Branch Dr., McLean. Continue reading
Reggae fans are in for a real treat on Saturday night as the area’s own Dub City Renegades play Jammin’ Java at 10:30 p.m. The Dub City Renegades formed back in 2008 from humble beginnings in the local Fairfax area. Over the last six years it has evolved into one of the premiere reggae bands in the DC area, playing for the love of music. Continue reading
Legendary comedian Bill Cosby will take to the Music Center at Strathmore tomorrow (Thursday, Oct. 2) for the first time in his career.
Fans of Vacationer, the Nu-Hula band out of Philadelphia, can check out its unique music stylings tonight (Tuesday, Sept. 30) when Kenny Vasoli, Matthew Young and Grant Wheeler headline a gig at DC’s Rock & Roll Hotel. Continue reading
The last time that indy singer/songwriter Mindy Gledhill played Jammin’ Java, she tweeted afterwards “this is the best venue I’ve ever played,” saying the staff and customer service was the best she ever dealt with. Continue reading
The Hylton Performing Arts Center in Manassas will open its fifth anniversary season at 8 p.m., Saturday, Sept. 20, by welcoming Broadway’s Next Hit Musical, the acclaimed, award-winning improvised musical comedy from some of New York City’s best improv players.
The cast is led by Chicago City Limits veterans Deb Rabbai and Rob Schiffman, and includes Robert Z Grant, Kobi Libii, Stefan Schick and Rebecca Vigil, along with host Greg Triggs and pianists Eric March, Andrew Resnick and Gary Adler.
You’re never quite sure what to expect when a popular movie is turned into a musical for the stage. Rocky recently went down for the count on Broadway despite some Tony nods, a national production of Flashdance was mediocre at best, and fare like Legally Blonde, Xanadu and Footloose all had some memorable moments, but nonetheless were considered commercial flops. Continue reading
As young as 4 and 2, Kristen and Cathy Henderson were picking up spoons, banging on boxes and forming bands in their neighborhood. So, it’s no surprise that as adults, the two pursued music for a living, and teamed with drummer Dena Tauriello and lead singer, Nini Camps as part of the popular all-female country rock band, Antigone Rising. Continue reading