| Sep 23, 2011
| 8:47 AM
In Silver Spring, they've been waiting for it for a decade: a brand-new music venue smack in the middle of the arts district — a rock counterpart to the dignified AFI Silver Theatre and the brainy Discovery complex.
When the Fillmore Silver...
| Nov 22, 2011
| 8:35 AM
Washington's 9:30 Club, run by Bethesda-based I.M.P., and U Street Music Hall have formed a cross-venue booking alliance, the two Washington clubs said today.
They say the partnership will allow them to foster up-and-coming talent. "There will be...
| Nov 29, 2011
| 4:00 AM
The Fillmore Silver Spring just loves Wale.
The rapper, who just played the Live Nation venue in late October, will return January 1. The Fillmore bills it an "Encore." Black Cobain will open.
Wale has been recently dismissed as a sell-out by many in...
| Dec 8, 2011
| 5:04 AM
Coldplay will perform at the Verizon Center July 8, it was announced Thursday morning.
Update: the band added a second show, on July 9, due to "overwhelming demand," according to an announcement from Live Nation.
The show is part of the band's first...
| Sep 25, 2011
| 7:51 PM
This week, Midnight Sun looked at the possible return of National Premium, and the obstacles it's got ahead. We also talked to regional promoters about the new Fillmore Silver Spring, and their concerns about having Live Nation as a competitor. We...
| Oct 11, 2011
| 5:00 AM
Here are your concert news for the week, including upcoming shows by Kid Rock, the Goo Goo Dolls, Drake, Ami Dang, Aimee Mann, and Lyle Lovett.
Kid Rock, who played Jiffy Lube Live in August with Sheryl Crow, announced Monday he's going on a tour of mid-...
| Oct 13, 2011
| 11:50 AM
Madonna might perform at M&T Bank Stadium next year, according to an alleged tour itinerary that was posted earlier this week. A spokeswoman for Madonna has dismissed the rumor.
If confirmed, it would be the first concert at the stadium since U2's...
| Jun 13, 2011
| 4:36 AM
When Sade's first concert in a decade was announced last fall, she was billed as the sole headliner. Interest was expected to be high because the British R&B singer hadn't toured in years.
But a couple of weeks after tickets had gone on sale for her show...
| Jul 20, 2011
| 8:51 AM
Starscape headliner Skrillex will return to Baltimore this Fall.
Skrillex, who started out as the frontman of a California emo band, has become one of the most recognized names in dubstep. He's been making the festival rounds this year, appearing at both...
| Jul 22, 2011
| 9:28 AM
Silver Spring is getting a new live music venue this Fall, and Mary J. Blige has been tapped for the opening ceremony.
The Fillmore Silver Spring, part of a Live Nation-owned chain of venues that also includes locations in Miami Beach and San Francisco,...
| Jul 25, 2011
| 4:01 AM
Kanye West and Jay-Z, whose new collaborative album "Watch the Throne" will be released next month, will also tour together, it was announced Monday by concert promoter Live Nation.
The two rappers will go on a 24-city tour, also called "Watch the...
| Dec 4, 2013
| 10:50 AM
Apologies to those who thought One Direction was just another flash-in-the-pan boy band. The British group is proving unstoppable.
One Direction's third album, “Midnight Memories,” debuted at the No. 1 spot on the Billboard 200 chart...