Category: Music

Out and About: The Shindig Festival in Baltimore

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Last weekend, Karl, my sister, and our two friends headed to Baltimore, Maryland for the 2014 Shindig Festival. It was the weekend before Karl’s birthday (the big 4-0 yo!), and the festival was featuring some pretty great bands that he and I both love: Clutch, Jane’s Addiction, Gogol Bordello, Fishbone, and more. Since it was Karl’s birthday, we splurged for VIP tickets (regular were $35, VIP $70) and I say…

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Out and About: Jack White at Merriweather Post Pavilion

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This past Sunday I had the pleasure of seeing Jack White live at Merriweather Post Pavilion in Columbia, Maryland. I’ve been a huge fan of his for a long time; while I never got a chance to see the Racounteurs, I did see the White Stripes (Bonnaroo 2007, festie recap here), the Dead Weather (Bonnaroo 2010, fest recap at this link), and Jack White (Virgin FreeFest 2012, recap here) and…

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Out and About: Robyn & Röyksopp at Wolf Trap

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Living in the DC area, we’re lucky to have several awesome music venues, and come summer there’s a type of venue for any type of music fan. One of my favorite places in the summer is Wolf Trap; it’s not close by, but they have a shuttle from the Vienna Metro station and it’s worth the trip. The acoustics are fabulous and they let you bring in picnic baskets and…

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Music for a Neverending Winter

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By This Is Our Jam As it becomes later in March, we're just SO over winter at this point — and we can only imagine that as a victim of black ice, Allie agrees with us! Doesn't the universe know that it just needs to warm up and stay spring-like — and that a St. Patrick's Day snow storm is just not okay? In honor of Allie's broken wrist, we've…

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2013 Music in Review

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As you know, Karl and I bond over music. About once a month, we get an overnight babysitter and have a date night of dinner and a concert. Our big yearly vacation is to a music festival, our house is full of vinyl and CDs, our phones and iPods with MP3s, one of the best splurges on our home remodel five years ago was outdoor speakers so we can listen…

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