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The Music Snob
Your guide to D.C.'s live music scene
Friday, Nov 24, 2017 at 6:32 PM

D.C. New Wave and Power Pop Artist Tommy Keene Dies at 59

Maryland-born rock musician Tommy Keene has died at 59. Read »

Tuesday, Feb 7, 2017 at 3:05 PM

Prince's 1980s Backing Band the Revolution to Play Fillmore

Prince's 1980s Backing Band the Revolution to Play Fillmore

The Revolution, Prince's mid-1980s, "Purple Rain"-era backing band, will play Fillmore Silver Spring in April. Read »

Wednesday, Oct 19, 2016 at 7:23 AM

Bad Brains Nominated for Rock and Roll Hall of Fame

Bad Brains Nominated for Rock and Roll Hall of Fame

Groundbreaking Washington, D.C., hardcore band Bad Brains received its first nomination for the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, the Hall announced Tuesday. Read »

Wednesday, May 4, 2011 at 12:30 AM

Peter Björn and John at Nightclub 9:30, April 30, 2011

Peter Björn and John at Nightclub 9:30, April 30, 2011

It's taken a couple of decades for a band to perfect the '80s power pop sound. Read »

Wednesday, Jan 6, 2010 at 1:41 PM
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By Matthew Stabley

Local Legends Past, Future Open for Shoegaze Legend

Local Legends Past, Future Open for Shoegaze Legend

A local legend and one of D.C.'s best bands of the 2000s open for Adam Franklin at DC9. Read »

Tuesday, Dec 29, 2009 at 3:30 PM
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By Matthew Stabley

Holiday Gift From the Music Snob

Holiday Gift From the Music Snob

OK, it's actually from the Black Rebel Motorcycle Club. Read »

Thursday, Dec 10, 2009 at 5:01 PM
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By Matthew Stabley

Jawbox Takes to Fallon's Stage to Sell Records

Jawbox Takes to Fallon's Stage to Sell Records

Jawbox pub the DeSoto Records reissue of their major label debut on "Late Night" Tuesday. Read »

Monday, Dec 7, 2009 at 6:46 PM
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By Matthew Stabley

Festivus Put on Ice Following Weezer Bus Accident

Festivus Put on Ice Following Weezer Bus Accident

A tour bus crash injured Rivers Cuomo Sunday morning, ending Weezer's tour. Read »