Out and About – Clutch at 9:30 Club DC
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Out and About – Clutch at 9:30 Club DC

My sister, husband, and I have varying tastes in music but one band we all agree on and love is Clutch. The band is from the area, and every year between Christmas and New Year’s, they play a show at the 9:30 Club. And almost every year, my sister gets…

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Coming to a TV Near You: GRANDFATHERED on FOX [Sponsored]
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Coming to a TV Near You: GRANDFATHERED on FOX [Sponsored]

One of the fun things I did at the BlogHer conference was attend a preview screening of the FOX sitcom, GRANDFATHERED. This series will premier Tuesday, September 29th at 8/7c, but a few of us attendees got to hang out in a conference room and watch it early on the…

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A Night at Rogue 24 with Maynard James Keenan
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A Night at Rogue 24 with Maynard James Keenan

Last year Karl and I didn’t attend a music festival. The arm put a cramp into our capabilities and also our finances. This year, we decided again to not attend a music festival. While we love them, they can be pretty intense and we usually feel we need a vacation…

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The Girl on the Train, Blogging, and the Whole Story
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The Girl on the Train, Blogging, and the Whole Story

I heard about The Girl on the Train on NPR; I caught the last bit of an interview with the author Paula Hawkins and was interested. I had finished the second book in the Outlander series and was looking for a change of pace before I delved into the third.…

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Holiday Gift Guide for the Music Fan
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Holiday Gift Guide for the Music Fan

Some people are easy to shop for at the holidays, and some… notsomuch. I had a couple of you contact me asking for gift suggestions so I’ve decided to do some mini gift guides for different types of hard-to-please folk, all items under $100 with free shipping. Today it’s for…

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Out and About: The Shindig Festival in Baltimore
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Out and About: The Shindig Festival in Baltimore

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,…

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Out and About: Jack White at Merriweather Post Pavilion
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Out and About: Jack White at Merriweather Post Pavilion

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…

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Out and About: Robyn & Röyksopp at Wolf Trap
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Out and About: Robyn & Röyksopp at Wolf Trap

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…

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