Tag: birchmere

Amanda Anne Platt charts her own course in country-folk

By Denise Dunbar | [email protected] When Amanda Anne Platt opened last week for Amy Ray of Indigo Girls fame, nine years had passed since she...

Q&A: ‘Indigo Girl’ Emily Saliers to play at The Birchmere

By Denise Dunbar | [email protected] Emily Saliers, one half of Atlanta-based folk rock duo Indigo Girls, will play the Birchmere on Oct. 11 as a...

Los Lobos enter a new dimension

Prolific perennials Los Lobos come to the Birchmere, new album in hand

Flagging down Henry Rollins

In anticipation of his homecoming show, District-native and former Black Flag frontman talks hardcore punk rock, politics and pretending to be a white supremacist

A Guthrie family affair at Birchmere

Arlo Guthrie chooses Alexandria's Birchmere music hall last week to launch The Guthrie Family Rides Again Tour about 40 years after his eminent performance at Woodstock

John Mayall: Still blue after all these years

An interview with a blues icon from across the pond

Pulling heart strings with his mandolin

An interview with bluegrass and country legend Ricky Skaggs


A listing of musical performances around town this week

From Idea to Encore: Behind the Scenes at the Birchmere

Arlandria club has grown into one of the city's musical landmarks.