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There’s no denying that Kevin Bacon is an outright movie star. With a resume that includes “Footloose,” “A Few Good Men,” “Flatliners” and “Apollo 13,” the man who spurred an entire party game (Six Degrees of Kevin Bacon) is as recognizable as any actor today.

It was back in 2003 when Reston’s own Jennifer Scott decided to take a break from practicing law to teach piano. She stumbled upon a waiting list of people looking for instruction in other instruments, which led her to hiring other teachers and getting more students, and eventually opening her very own music school—Studio Papillon, […]

In 2017, JV’s in Falls Church is celebrating its 69th year in business. Over that time, the popular restaurant has grown from a place to stop in for a quick bite of food to a friendly hangout where you can experience great music and wonderful food items off the menu.

On a warm night in June, 50+ people crowded into Maplewood Grill to listen to Sharon Springer sing a showcase of songs, and then have their turn on the open mic with Reinhardt Liebig at the keyboard. Sharon has a “day job,” and no one paid to hear her sing, but everyone in the restaurant […]

Judy Collins

Judy Collins has had quite the storied career. She’s won Grammys, charted more than a dozen hit songs, written a memoir and novel, was a guest on The Muppet Show, and made waves for her “naked” cover sleeve on the 1979 album, Hard Times For Lovers. The singer is a testament to the old adage […]

There was a time in Griffin House’s life when it looked like he would be earning paychecks on the links, but following a Troy Bolton-esque storyline (ask your kids about “High School Musical” if you don’t get the reference), the gifted golf star happened into a starring role in his high school musical, and he […]

As one of the most traveled and popular jam bands for the past three decades, Widespread Panic has been all over the country and enjoys heading back to some of its favorite locales. That will be the case when the Athens, Ga.-based sextet heads to the Warner Theater for two shows, Sept. 6 and 7.

With a song catalogue that includes one radio hit after another—“Do You Believe in Love,” “Heart of Rock & Roll” and “If This is it”—Huey Lewis and the News is one of the most popular groups of all time.