Archive | Capital Sound

‘Capital Sound’ will focus on covering the music scene in the local area around Washington,, DC. Any night one can hear the rhythms and beats seeping out of the countless venues in and around the city. The area is culturally rich and has one of the best music scenes in the world. If you don’t believe it – please follow this column. If you already know – I hope you stay for the ride. Chances are I am going to stumble across something you like and if you have open your ears you may find something new you will enjoy.


An Interview with Open Air Stereo’s Scott Pounds, Appearing Tonight at 8 PM at Jammin’ Java in Vienna, VA

Open Air Stereo is a band full of storylines from taking eleven years to release a debut album, to finding their guitarist through Craigslist, and from their lead singer Chase Johnson starring on MTV’s Laguna Beach where the band appeared as well. The band is embarking on their first ever headlining tour in support of their upcoming […]

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An Interview With Luísa Maita on Her Performance at Artisphere Tomorrow 3/28 at 8 PM

The humble and talented musician/singer Luísa Maita has been dubbed the “New Voice of Brazil” by NPR. Her music pulls from the country’s rich heritage of jazz and rhythms. Luisa blends modern electronic influences and pop music into her fusion of traditional Brazilian music. Luísa Maita performs tomorrow at Artisphere in Arlington, VA. I caught up with […]

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Rhonda Vincent. Photo courtesy of Rhonda's website.

Rhonda Vincent at Brunswick High School by Mike Spain

When you arrived at Brunswick High School on Sunday you knew you were at the right place with Rhonda Vincent’s Martha White tour bus parked in the parking lot. They had food inside including barbeque sandwiches, chili, sodas, all the bake goods you would find at a bake sale coffee and hot apple cider. A […]

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Keb’ Mo’ at The Music Center at Strathmore

Keb’ Mo’ looked like a vintage blues man as he walked out on The Music Center at Strathmore’s Concert Hall stage with his resonator guitar. He opened his show with the beautiful “Every Morning” without his band. Authentic blues poured out of his guitar with his smooth vocals singing heartfelt contemporary lyrics. The show continued […]

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