Category: Front Page Features

The Timeless Existence of Tony Bennett

In the past ten or so years, Tony Bennett has sold over ten million records. Yes, that Tony Bennett. And yes, ten million records. By Steve Houk   livingonmusic.com Now considering this happened while he was in his...

The Mavericks: 30 Years In The Melting Pot

By Steve Houk   livingonmusic.com The first thing The Mavericks‘ co-founder and drummer Paul Deakin told me when we hooked up to discuss the band’s 30th anniversary of making music was that he and his band had just...

All That Jazz: Snarky Puppy

Rejuvenating is how Michael League, bandleader of the three-time Grammy Award-winning jazz and funk collective Snarky Puppy, describes the kick start of summer concerts and music festivals. And Washington, D.C. specifically, he says, “has a...

Street Funk

An open mic and U Street dive bar grad, Reesa Renee cheers on the noise in the city she loves.   Reesa Renee describes her sound and her style as “funky” and “eclectic,” then...

Dads With Capes

Just like Batman says, ‘It’s not who I am underneath, but what I do that defines me.’ These are no ordinary dads.From passionate politician to Grammy-award winning musician, and from home design icon to...