It was a hot, hazy, humid summer evening at Wolf Trap and Diana Krall and her special guest Denzal Sinclaire cooled the audience with their smooth jazz. Denzal is establishing himself as one of the most popular male jazz vocalists in Canada. His set lasted a little more than a half hour and included a […]
‘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.
Yoni Gras shows the Maryland Ensemble Theatre likes their music like their theatre productions daring. The event consisted of six independent bands over two nights and about six hours of music. The eclectic mix of music ranged from the Synth driven sounds of Holy MTN, the high energy twang rock of Silent Old Mountain, the […]
The Wailers performed Friday night at The H Lounge located in the middle of Hollywood Casino at Charles Town Races. Local reggae band Jah Works had the honor to open up for the legendary group. The Wailers made their fame by being the band of the reggae icon Bob Marley. Even though bass player Aston […]
The Washington Nationals are a baseball team full of young talent like the 19 year-old sensation Bryce Harper and pitching ace Stephen Strasburg. However, when you go to a baseball game not all of the young talent plays the sport. Sunday night when I watched the Nationals take on the Philadelphia Phillies on ESPN’s MLB […]
On April 17th, the area was treated with a true bluegrass treat when Peter Rowan, Tony Rice and the Travelin’ McCourys shared the stage to celebrate Bill Monroe at The Music Center at Strathmore. Tony Rice is well regarded to be one of the best flat picking guitarists around. Peter Rowan is living musical history […]
Welcome to Capital Sound! My new column 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 […]