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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...

Honest Form

Vintage, Sustainable and Ethical Spring Fashion.  Photographers: Joi Lynn Jackson and Donovan Gerald. Stylist: Joelle Firzli | Tribute Makeup: Michanna Murphy | Glamsquad Hair: Mia Artis | Glamsquad Models: Maya Willey | T.H.E. Artist...

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...

Being Beastly to the British

Sticks and Stones … and British Ambassador Sir Kim Darroch Packs His Bags By Roland Flamini No U.S. president in history has ever unleashed such a fusillade of insults against a foreign ambassador as...

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...

A.J. Croce: His Own Man

By Steve Houk   livinonmusic.com   For singer/songwriter AJ Croce, being an up and coming musician and having the name Croce, in addition to looking just like his revered late father, well, that connection didn’t hurt...