Listen Local First Presents: Birdlips
The folk-rock duo, Lindsay Pitts and Cliff Usher, brings its assortment of eclectic instruments and amazingly tight harmonies.
Listen Local First, a program of Think Local First DC is a local music initiative devoted to building awareness and creating opportunities for local musicians and venues in order to raise the profile of DC’s local music scene. This campaign includes a monthly Local Music Day and Local Music Showcases highlighting a variety of venues and genres of local music. For more information, please visit www.listenlocalfirstdc.com.
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James A. Johnson Young Artist Series: The Yale Whiffenpoofs come to the Millennium Stage for an evening of a cappella music. Founded in 1909, the ‘Whiffs” began as a quartet of Yale seniors. Today, the group has become one of Yale’s most celebrated traditions and is the world’s oldest and best-known collegiate a cappella group. This performance is part of the James A. Johnson Young Artist Series, made possible by Target.
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School Without Walls
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