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Country star Sara Evans has enjoyed a prolific recording career and is one of the most compelling female vocalists of her generation, with hits such as “Born to Fly,” “Suds in the Bucket” and “A Little Bit Stronger.” She’s released eight critically acclaimed studio albums and her last—“Words”—was named among Billboard and Rolling Stone’s favorite […]

While Bruce Hornsby may be best known for his series of radio hits from his days leading Bruce Hornsby and the Range, when songs like “The Way it Is” and “Mandolin Rain” were staples on pop radio, the eclectic vocalist-pianist has spent the past few decades moving in and out of different genres. Over the years, Hornsby […]

Long known as one of the great innovators of rock guitar, Robin Trower has been electrifying audiences with his axe playing for more than 50 years.  Now 74, the guitarist first burst on the national music scene with Procol Harum, appearing on the band’s first five albums from 1967-1971. He next formed his own power trio in 1973 […]

If the name Garrett Dutton is unfamiliar to you, perhaps you know him better by his musical moniker as lead singer of G. Love & Special Sauce, which brought songs like “Cold Beverage” and “Baby’s Got Sauce” to mainstream music in the early ’90s.  “My goal was to be an acoustic solo performer but when I met […]

As a member of the Monkees, Michael Nesmith was beloved by the teens of the late ’60s and early ’70s, the popularity of the TV show and band began to rival the Fab 4 (the band the show was paying homage to), selling more than 75 million records worldwide. Nesmith shocked many in the entertainment […]

With an unmistakable voice, John Ondrasik is the man behind Five for Fighting’s rich history of hits, including “Superman (It’s Not Easy),” “100 Years,” “The Riddle” and “Chances.” These days, Ondrasik is taking a new approach to his tunes by backing them with a string quartet while out on tour. He’ll be stopping at DC’s […]

Whether from his days as a member of The Doobie Brothers, Steely Dan or the Dukes of September, or from his incredible solo career, Michael McDonald has achieved immeasurable success and has been one of the world’s most distinctive voices for decades. On Aug. 22, he will co-headline a concert at Wolf Trap with long-time […]

The State Theatre 220 N. Washington Street Falls Church VA 22046 (703) 237-0300 www.thestatetheatre.com The State Theatre is an intimate music venue (with a full restaurant and bar) located in the heart of Falls Church. The Theatre’s unique design dates back to its days as a cinema before it was renovated to be a performance [...]