Howard Theatre | Washington, DC
Howard Theatre | 620 T Street NW, Washington, DC | (202) 803-2899 | thehowardtheatre.com

Carl Palmer Band

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CARL PALMER BAND
Wednesday - 5/8/2013
8:00 PM | All Ages | $30 adv / $35 dos
Come check out arguably the world's greatest drummer perform an all Emerson, Lake & Palmer set! Carl Palmer is a drummer's drummer. A consummate professional, a brilliant technician and a dynamic showman, he has thrilled listeners and audiences alike for nearly four decades with some of music's most memorable bands including Atomic Rooster, The Crazy World Of [more...]

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Mickey Hart Band

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MICKEY HART BAND w/ African Showboyz
Tuesday - 5/14/2013
8:00 PM | All Ages | $27 adv / $32 dos
Mickey Hart is best known for his nearly three decades as an integral part of an extraordinary expedition into the soul and spirit of music, disguised as the rock and roll band the Grateful Dead. As half of the percussion tandem known as the Rhythm Devils, Mickey and Bill Kreutzmann transcended the conventions of rock drumming. Their extended polyrhythmic excursions were highlights [more...]

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Chuck Brown

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CHUCK BROWN ALL STAR TRIBUTE BAND
1 Year Commemoration of the Godfather of Go-Go's Passing
Thursday - 5/16/2013
10:30 PM | All Ages | $25 adv / $30 dos
Affectionately known as the Godfather of Go Go, Chuck Brown created the Go Go sound. He combined Latin beats, African call and response chants and American Jazz, throwing in a touch of soul with a continuous drumbeat. This nonstop dance music is and has been a trademark of original creative music from the nations capital, Washington, D.C., and has gained Chuck Brown worldwide [more...]

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Bettye LaVette

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BETTYE LAVETTE w/ Blind Boys of Alabama
Saturday - 5/18/2013
8:00 PM | All Ages | $37.50 adv / $43 dos
Bettye LaVette is one of the most soulful singers alive. She started life in Muskegon, Michigan in the late '40s but moved to Detroit with her family when she was six years old. Unlike most of her peers, she did not grow up in a Baptist church singing gospel. As she says, "I am a child of the blues", which was the music she heard as a young child. Her soul is so deep, that [more...]

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Suckerpunch

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SUCKERPUNCH
Thursday - 6/20/2013
9:00 PM | All Ages | $20 adv / $25 dos
The livetronica supergroup SuckerPunch is Marc Brownstein and Aron Magner of the Disco Biscuits, Jamie Shields of the New Deal, and Mike Greenfield of Lotus. Brownstein is the bassist of the Disco Biscuits as well as several other side projects including Conspirator. Anyone who has ever attended a Biscuits show or other venture of Brownstein's knows that his live set is not something to be missed. Brownstein's partner-in-crime, Aron Magner, will also take the stage as keyboardist. Magner, like Brownstein, is a founding member of the Biscuits, Conspirator and many other musical endeavors. From Canadian band The New Deal we have Jamie Shields, also on the keyboard. This will be one of Shields' first live appearances since tND split up this past January. Shields and tND are well known in the live music community, and always guarantee a good time. Rounding out the SuckerPunch lineup, Mike Greenfield of Lotus will be joining on the drums. Music fans know Lotus and Greenfield kill it live--no further explanation necessary.

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The Greyboy Allstars

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THE GREYBOY ALLSTARS
Thursday - 6/27/2013
9:00 PM | All Ages | $23 adv / $25 dos
On the heels of highly successful reunion tour last year, The Greyboy Allstars met in the studio for the first time in a decade to make What Happened to Television?, which is also the groups first collaboration with DJ Greyboy since their seminal 1995 debut, West Coast Boogaloo. As on that album, which featured former James Brown musical director Fred Wesley, one hears [more...]

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John Waters

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This Filthy World: An Evening with John Waters
Wednesday - 5/15/2013
8:00 PM | All Ages | $30 adv / $35 dos
Born in Baltimore, MD in 1946, Waters was drawn to movies at an early age, particularly exploitation movies with lurid ad campaigns. Famed the world over for his trash epics including Pink Flamingos, Female Trouble, Hairspray, Cry Baby and many more, John Waters takes the Strand stage with his rapid-fire one-man spoken word "vaudeville" act that celebrates the film career and [more...]

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Howard Theatre | 620 T Street NW, Washington, DC | (202) 803-2899 | thehowardtheatre.com