Concert Reviews

Flashback Friday: Concert Review Thee Phantom & The Illaharmonic Orchestra

Flashback Friday: Concert Review Thee Phantom & The Illaharmonic Orchestra

Thee Phantom & The Illaharmonic Orchestra brought their unique style of music the World-Renowned Kennedy Center on Sunday, December 31st Mixing the elements of Hip Hop & classical music, the show was the perfect way to close out 2017. Thee Phantom got his start at the wrote when his first rhyme at the age of …

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Johnny Gill & Ralph Tresvant

MGM’s National Harbor Soulful Night with Johnny Gill & Ralph Tresvant

Johnny Gill and Ralph Tresvant owned the stage at The Theatre at MGM National Harbor on Saturday March 7th, 2020.  Known as two of the signature voices of the legendary music of New Edition, the duo is currently touring the country in promotion of Gill’s latest album, Game Changer II. Ralph Tresvant, known as the …

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GLEN JONES concert

Washington D.C.’s City Winery enjoys a night with Glenn Jones

The Ambassador of Love, also known as Glenn Jones, returned to Washington D.C.’s City Winery on Friday, February 21st, 2020, to cement his status as one of the premiere R&B crooners of his time.  My introduction to Glenn Jones’s music was courtesy of my mother in the eighties. However, while serving overseas the U.S. Air …

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Babyface

Babyface, En Vogue & Bela Dona night of love songs and memories

Eaglebank Arena in Fairfax, VA, experienced a night of love songs and memories with the annual Valentine’s Love Jam. The artists on this year’s bill were legendary singer and songwriter Kenny “Babyface” Edmonds,” iconic group En Vogue and go-go band Bela Dona. The night’s performances began with a quick but entertaining set by the all-female …

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Bilal made a welcome return to the world-famous Kennedy Center

Bilal Provides D.C. With A Valentine’s Day Residency

The musical savant Bilal made a welcome return to the world-famous Kennedy Center, for a two night Valentine’s Day residency. I had the pleasure of attending the opening show on Thursday, February 13th. Bilal isn’t a stranger to the venue, as he made an appearance in D.C. last year. However his 2020 Valentine’s Day residency …

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Dwele

Dwele’s Triumphant Return to D.C.’S City Winery

Detroit soul singer Dwele returned to Washington D.C.’s City Winery for two sold-out back to back shows on February 15th, 2020. While Dwele, may be known as the hook singer for numerous Midwest hip- hop artists (he’s worked with Kanye West, Slum Village, and PRhyme), Dwele is a vastly talented musician with an impressive catalog. …

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Eric Roberson

Eric Roberson

Image courtesy of The Birchmere Iconic singer & songwriter Eric Roberson graced the stage of Alexandria’s legendary music hall, The Birchmere, on Saturday, February 9th.  As an avid concert-goer, I’ve had the pleasure to see Eric live numerous times since my introduction to his concerts twelve years ago, which ironically occurred at The Birchmere.  Every …

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Bel Biv Devoe

The Girl is still Poison, but Bell Biv DeVoe’s live performance is still fresh

New Edition spin-off group Bell Biv DeVoe made a stop at The Theater AT MGM National Harbor in Oxon Hill, Maryland, on Sunday, January 19th, 2020, as part of their “Poison 30th Anniversary” tour. Dressed in matching hip hop inspired clothing, with a stage recalling the vibe of an eighties hip hop video, the group …

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