Posts Tagged ‘concert’

Stars & Vets: Memorial Day Concert

A star-studded line-up will grace the stage an American tradition honoring the military service and sacrifice of all our men and women in uniform. The Memorial Day Concert on the south lawn was co-hosted for the seventh year by Tony Award-winner Joe Mantegna (“Criminal Minds”) and Emmy Award-winner Gary Sinise (“CSI: New York”)An all-star line-up was on the lawn including Daughtry, Natalie Cole, Trace Adkins and one of my favorites “American Idol” finalist Jessica Sanchez. Photos by Gedalia Vera


Pia joins patriots in DC

Patriots and Pia Toscano from American Idol gathered at National Memorial Day concert on the National Mall Sunday. Gary Sinise from CSI along with Joe Mantegna hosted the annual show!  Other stars that came out to salute our military include Forest Whitaker, Gen. Colin Powell an AI past winner Kris Allen who sang ‘God Bless America.’

Pia Toscano and Kris Allen (AP Photo by Bill Fitzpatrick)

 

Komen Gala: Laura Bush, Tory Burch, Olivia, Lynda & More

Click to Watch The Stars Break It Down on WUSA9 TV

Honoring the Promise was one of the most beautiful events I have attended in Washington. The gala/concert commemorating Ambassador Nancy Brinker’s promise to her sister to find a cure 30 years ago brought more than the stars out— it gave hope. Network news anchor and breast cancer survivor Robin Roberts was an excellent emcee and survivor stories from Cynthia Nixon, Olivia Newton-John and Australian singing sensation Delta Goodrem touched the heart. Former First Lady Laura Bush got a standing ovation as she was honored with the Lifetime Achievement Distinction Award. Tory Burch (with a magnificent necklace!) presented DC’s First Lady Michelle Fenty with the Community Distinction Award for her work with the Capital Breast Care Center. The night raised $1.9 Million dollars.. the most Komen has EVER raised in one evening. 

  

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Red, Hot & Fabulous

Put on your dancin’ shoes!

Bowen McCauley Dance, the contemporary dance company from Arlington, Virginia, is kicking off the 15th anniversary season of their show ‘Red, Hot & Fabulous’ on Friday, October 1st at Signature Theatre.

Numbers will include old Bowen McCauley favorites, like a dance salute to 80’s pop and rock, and some new works, too.

The Saturday, October 2 show will include a 15th Anniversary Gala Celebration with signature cocktails, light buffet, silent auction, and local DC notable guests. 

For tickets, call the Signature Theatre Box Office at 703-820-9771.

Check out BMD’s complete season schedule at www.bmdc.org.

Here’s a sneak peek at one of BMD’s numbers via their YouTube channel.

Win: Rihanna/ Ke$ha Concert Tickets





Pop diva Rihanna is bringing her ‘Last Girl on Earth’ tour to town this Friday (August 20) and Metromix is giving you a chance to score a pair of free tickets! The ‘Te Amo’ singer, along with special guest Ke$ha, will be performing at Jiffy Lube Live in Bristow, VA. If you can’t make that show, Metromix is also giving out tickets to see her in Detroit and Chicago as well. One entry is allowed per day, and winners will be selected at random. Good luck!

 

Metromix: Click for your chance to win Rihanna tickets

Quick take with American Idol's Elliott Yamin

I popped by the new Village at Leesburg for their Summer Block Party featuring American Idol’s Elliott Yamin and Emmett Swimming. It was a hot day but the crowd turned out to see the acts. Elliott who is from Richmond was kind enough to invite me on his bus for a little one-on-one on what it’s like returning to the metro area! Read Full Story

WATCH BELOW: Angie’s report on WUSA9 Morning Show 

'Second Wind' blows into Fairfax Saturday

My local favorite… Second Wind  returns to the main stage at beautiful Fairfax Corner, near the FFX CO Government Center.

When: Saturday, July 17 — 6:30-8:30pm

Where: Fairfax Summer Concert Series — 11900 Palace Way, Fairfax, VA 22030

Check out the video I shot of them when they last performed here in 2008!

Be on TV: Live show tapings this Wed/Thurs

Hey guys! Have you heard of Metromix’s DC’s Hottest 5. Viewers chose are areas 5 hottest bands and now they’re playing LIVE shows in the area that we will shoot and air during our primetime TV special July 31st. I’m hosting the special.. and will be at the shows too. Join us this Wed and Thurs and if you see our camera crews… go wild!

Wednesday:  lowercaseletters performs at Public Bar at 6PM (1214 18th St., NW DC)

Thursday: The State Department performs at 19th bar (1900 I Street NW DC)

Watch our TV Commercial for DC’s Hottest 5 below:

Elliott Yamin, Emmet Swimming this Saturday

Join us for the Summer Block Party this Saturday from 5-9PM at the Village at Leesburg

Live performances by American Idol Finalist Elliott yamin and emmet swimming!

Kids Entertainment, Concessionaires and Family Fun!

Proceeds benefit Loudoun Habitat for Humanity.
Please no outside alcohol allowed.

Presented by Impact Marketing & Events

Modern Thieves: Steal the show July 10th

Where indie rock meets trip hop!

Modern Thieves
9:30 Club (headlining)
July 10th
Take the stage at 11pm…doors are at 7pm
All Ages Show
$12
Email this address for tickets: modernthieves@gmail.com
Website: http://modernthievesmusic.com/
 
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