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Magnificent Intentions Festival Brings Three Days of DC Music to Iota Club and Cafe

Magnificent Intentions Festival Brings Three Days of DC Music to Iota Club and Cafe

By Punch Preview Correspondent Lindsey Clark  “…It is sometimes called the City of Magnificent Distances, but it might with greater propriety be termed the City of Magnificent Intentions.” — Charles Dickens The quote which serves as the inspiration behind the name of the three day music festival about to hit Iota this weekend comes from […]

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The Circus Life Festival is Pairing Local Music With Local Wine This Weekend

The Circus Life Festival is Pairing Local Music With Local Wine This Weekend

By Punch Preview Correspondent Lindsey Clark  Just when you thought there was no better pairing than wine and chocolate, DC-based podcast The Circus Life is teaming up with Quattro Goombas winery to serve up a selection of some of the area’s best local wine and music for the first ever The Circus Life Festival on […]

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Lake Anne Plaza 8th Annual Jazz & Blues Festival

Lake Anne Plaza 8th Annual Jazz & Blues Festival

As we share the impending goings-on around the capital region, the majority on this recent list seem to be music and arts related, which is refreshing. From SW DC to downtown to even way out in Reston, VA, our appreciation for pro/am artistic talent is abundant. Lake Anne Plaza in Reston just announced the performance […]

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4th Annual Ben Tufts & Friends Benefit Show at Jammin Java on 8/16

4th Annual Ben Tufts & Friends Benefit Show at Jammin Java on 8/16

By Punch Preview Correspondent Lindsey Clark  Just in case you weren’t totally sold on the local music scene (seriously??), this weekend offers up one of the most solid reasons you’ll encounter all year to get out and hear the sound DC is making, when the 4th annual Ben Tufts & Friends show hits Jammin Java […]

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New Vintage Jazz and Wine Fest 2014

New Vintage Jazz and Wine Fest 2014

Good jazz is like fine wine: both have complex notes. The New Vintage Jazz and Wine Fest returns Saturday, August 9th (2pm-10pm) to The Fairgrounds, a beautiful outdoor venue across the street from Nationals Park. Sample over a dozen world-class wines and experience the latest sounds in modern and classic jazz. This year, the wine tasting portfolio has […]

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The Hamilton Live Presents: Simone Felice

The Hamilton Live Presents: Simone Felice

By Punch Preview Correspondent Lindsey Clark  One of my favorite ways to find new music (and really, isn’t that the entire point of life?) is to scope out local venue calendars, randomly pick an artist I’ve never heard of and get myself to a show.  Sometimes I end up falling in love and sometimes I […]

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Getting an Earful at The Hamilton Live

Getting an Earful at The Hamilton Live

I feel like I say this a lot, but every time I go to a show at The Hamilton, I’m reminded of why it’s one of my favorite live music venues in DC.  The setting is intimate, the sound system is fantastic (which, as a concert junkie, is extremely important to me), and the range […]

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Tickets Are Officially on Sale NOW for the 5th Annual Sound Bites

Tickets Are Officially on Sale NOW for the 5th Annual Sound Bites

Tickets are officially on sale for the fifth annual Sound Bites, an outdoor food and music festival benefiting DC Central Kitchen. Presented by Groupon, Sound Bites will be held on Sunday, May 4 from 1-5 pm at a new, larger location, the Ronald Reagan Building’s Woodrow Wilson Plaza. A ‘Mixologist Madness Competition’, hosted by ABC7 and […]

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The Hamilton Presents: BandHouse Gigs Tribute to the Music of George Harrison

The Hamilton Presents: BandHouse Gigs Tribute to the Music of George Harrison

By Punch Preview Correspondent Lindsey Clark  Tribute shows can be a tricky thing –  it’s very easy for a band to go from homage to horror when re-creating the work of other artists on stage, and taking on someone else’s music is an open-ended invitation for mixed reviews from die-hard fans who are there to […]

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Laura Mvula Shines at the Hamilton

Laura Mvula Shines at the Hamilton

By Punch Pulse Correspondent Niki Clark  I was first introduced to Laura Mvula in Chattanooga, Tennessee. My dear friend Sally and I had met up for a girls weekend (Chattanooga being somewhat equi-distance between Arlington, Virginia and Alexandria, Louisiana) and when her powerful voice radiated from Sal’s laptop, I was immediately intrigued. And I knew, […]

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The Hamilton Presents: The Reverend Peyton’s Big Damn Band

The Hamilton Presents: The Reverend Peyton’s Big Damn Band

By Punch Preview Correspondent Lindsey Clark  I can’t say that I’d ever heard of The Reverend Peyton’s Big Damn Band before seeing their name on the lineup of upcoming shows at The Hamilton. I am, however, a sucker for a quirky moniker and I had to know exactly what a big damn band sounds like, […]

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DC’s First Ever Opera on Tap Deserves an Encore

DC’s First Ever Opera on Tap Deserves an Encore

On Wednesday night, fifty music lovers packed the cabaret of Dupont Circle’s Black Fox Lounge for DC’s first ever Opera on Tap. The buzz around the event created a sellout-standing-room-only situation with the doors opening at 7pm. Featuring three sets of performances by five talented local opera singers: Melissa Chavez, Brody DelBeccaro, Elisa Jablow Ben Pattison, Kristina […]

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