| Sep 6, 2012
| 4:19 AM
(With indefatigable recapper Amy Watts on the road this week, Diane Trap steps up to the plate in her stead.)
Cat Deeley is wearing a shiny mosaic dress, like an elegant '70s shower stall. The six remaining dancers open with a routine set to "Scream"...
| Oct 3, 2011
| 12:23 AM
Since the late '90s, Mates of State have been a staple of the indie rock world. The husband-and-wife duo consists of Jason Hammel and Kori Gardner, who combine keyboard, drums and vocals to create energetic harmonies. Over the past 14 years, the Lawrence,...
| Apr 10, 2012
| 12:26 PM
Fiona Apple played a short series of promotional shows earlier this year to support her upcoming album. Now, she's launching a full tour for "The Idler Wheel is Wiser" that includes stops in Baltimore and Washington D.C.
Apple's mini-tour, her first...
| Jan 25, 2012
| 7:19 AM
The Boss is playing DC this Spring, so is the Bawse. On Tuesday, Rick Ross announced he'll play DAR Constitution Hall February 23.
Ross is promoting new album "God Forgives...I Don't," which was described in the show's press release as "his highly...
| Aug 1, 2011
| 4:05 AM
MOVIES OPENING (Friday; unless otherwise noted)
Jaws (revival at the Charles; Saturday and Aug. 8 and 11)
Rise of the Planet of the Apes
The Bachelorette (season finale; 8 p.m. Monday; ABC)
Secret Mountain of Fort...
| Aug 2, 2011
| 10:04 AM
Merriweather Post Pavilion has two of the biggest shows of the week - Steely Dan and Death Cab for Cutie. Meanwhile, the Verizon Center in D.C. has Taylor Swift for two nights starting today. We will have reviews of both Swift and Steely Dan later this...
| Mar 5, 2009
In the 1980s, the era of Pac Man, hair bands and Flashdance, seemingly anything synthetic and hyper-stylized ruled pop culture. If you were around then, you couldn't escape the sounds of Hall & Oates, the superduo of blond, clean-shaven Daryl Hall and...
| Jul 17, 2012
| 7:08 AM
Surfer Blood, a Florida rock band that's made some fine melodic music in recent years, is coming to Virginia Beach Aug. 25 to do a special promotional show for surfwear company Hurley.
The show is part of the "Hurley Rocks You Back to School Campaign."...
| Jul 23, 2012
| 8:50 PM
Ben Gibbard, noted Mariners fan and singer of Death Cab for Cutie, released a pop anthem about Ichiro Suzuki to commemorate his trade to the New York Yankees.
The upbeat song, called Ichiro's Theme, features lines like "go go go go Ichiro" and "Ichiro...
| Jul 27, 2012
| 12:08 PM
The rock-and-roll partying by the musical acts at this year’s Taste of Chicago featured lots of soy milk and purified drinking water, if the artists’ contracts are any indication.
The city paid out at least $655,000 to the bands that...
| Dec 5, 2012
Whether you're hosting a full-blown party or just in need of some tunes to primp by before heading out for the night, look no further than these song recommendations from RedEye's Sound Board.
"We Are Never Ever Getting Back Together" - Taylor Swift...
| Oct 15, 2012
**1/2 (out of four)
You have to wonder if Ben Gibbard ever feels at all resentful. His two widely celebrated bands, Death Cab for Cutie and the one-off collaboration Postal Service, helped pave the way for indie-indebted acts like fun. and Owl City...