Category: Lifestyles

Jimmy Webb’s Songs For Eternity

By Steve Houk    livingonmusic.com In researching the astonishing songwriting career of the legendary Jimmy Webb, one image kept cascading through my mind. My parents. You see it was Lynn and John Houk who got...

Adrian Belew: Best Of Both Worlds

By Steve Houk  livingonmusic.com For a musical virtuoso and true groundbreaker like Adrian Belew, you’d think that sharing the studio and the stage throughout his illustrious career with legends like David Bowie, Frank Zappa, Talking Heads,...

Around Town: Cherry Blossoms Abound

The long-awaited peak bloom is here and to celebrate, we’ve compiled a list of our favorite cherry blossom-related activities in the District this season. **As of publication, all deals are live and tickets to...

Reviving The Music of a Legendary Concert

By Steve Houk   livingonmusic.com Among some other notable factoids, September 3, 1977 is considered by some to be the day the Grateful Dead proved to everyone that they were absolutely here to stay, drawing so many...

Mary Gauthier Powerfully Soldiers On

By Steve Houk / livingonmusic.com Mary Gauthier has to feel that life is full of the gloriously unexpected. Twenty-nine years after she stopped drinking cold turkey and twenty-two after she wrote her first song,...

Music Notes: The Rhythmic Brain Of Mickey Hart

By Steve Houk / livingonmusic.com Mickey Hart has got rhythm. Of course anyone who knows anything about rock music knows that. I mean, as drummer and percussionist extraordinaire for the Grateful Dead for over...

Framebridge Opens its First Retail Space

The online custom framing company launches its first brick and mortar on 14th Street today. Within five minutes of touring Framebridge’s first retail store on 14th Street with Washington-based CEO and founder Susan Tynan,...