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Recently some of the hottest R&B artists have been seen in downtown DC.  Fantasia, Tank, Lloyd, Amel Larrieux, and Jon B are just a few of the artists that have been featured at “Unplugged”, a weekly concert series at “The Park on 14th” nightclub.  Every Thursday and Friday night, Beny Blaq Entertainment, The Usual Suspectz and The Park on 14th team up to present some the best Hip Hop, R&B and Neo Soul artists the music industry has to offer, and last Friday night was no exception.

Faith Evans at The Park "Unplugged" Series

The 3rd floor was standing room only and as usual, the featured artist of the night that the audience came to see was not disappointed.  Her reputation as a performer is consistent, always connecting with the audience and no matter what; she does not let her fans down.  It is hard to put your finger on it, but simply put – there is just “Something About Faith” Evans that keeps her fans loyal and always ready for more.

As an artist, Faith Evans has been credited with many titles, awards and nominations.  She is a multi-platinum artist, singer/songwriter, record producer, author, actress, mother and the first female signed to Diddy’s Bad Boy Label.  Her career boasts 6 Albums, 6 Grammy nominations, 1 Grammy Award, 4 MTV VMA nominations, 1 MTV VMA award, 2 films, and 1 African American Literary Award; and she has been often referred to as “The First Lady” of Hip Hop…..

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DC Music Lovers it is one of the hottest (literally and figuratively) weekends in DC for music.  Memorial Day tends to kick off the summer music season with cook outs – however if you like music with your hot dogs and burgers – then festivals, National Mall events, jazz, world music and more is what’s in store this weekend…  Whether you enjoy sitting in an air-conditioned theater or arena, being outdoors on the grass or mixing your music with food and festival fun – there is an unlimited amount of music performances, both day and night, to fulfill whatever tickles your musical fancy.

If you thought last weekend’s musical calendar carried a heavy load, then you are not even prepared for the DC Music Scene!!  Make sure to pack your sunscreen, some bottled water and maybe break out your bicycle (gas is really high) because this weekend’s music events are taking us outside so join me, mother nature and DC music lovers as we soak up some sun, fun and great music.

Enjoy!!

Thursday – May 26th:  

  • Friendly Fires with Wise Blood at the 930 Club (UK – Dance Indie Pop)
  • Lloyd at The Park (Rap/Hip Hop)
  • America with Tiffany Thompson at the Birchmere (Pop Rock)

Friday – May 27th:

  • Ustad Rahat Fateh Ali Khan at DAR Constitution Hall (Bollywood, Qawwali)
  • Paul Simon at 930 Club (Icon)
  • Faith Evans at The Park (R&B)
  • The Human Abstract at Jaxx Nightclub (Metal)
  • Kennedy Center Opera House Orchestra at the Kennedy Center/Millennium Stage (Opera)
  • America with Liz Longley at the Birchmere (Pop Rock) – SOLD OUT!

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Of course it goes without saying that the DC Music scene offers music lovers such an eclectic mix of international, national and local recording artists.  For true music lovers, sometimes it’s simply impossible to keep up with all the shows, concerts, festivals, listening parties, private performances, and “guest performances”.  The fact is, the DC Music scene has something to offer everyone.

Every week a humble short list offering of the weekends music events & concerts will provided.  As we gear up for the summer concert season, this week features acts from Fantasia to Everclear to B.o.B. to Cassandra Wilson to Jason Isbell.  Once again, the weekend is undoubtly bringing music “worth listening to” to the Nation’s Capital.

Thursday – May 19th:

Friday – May 20th:

  • White Lies, Asobi Seksu and Sun Airway at the 930 Club (Indie Rock)

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