January 10, 2008
Just announced Big Head Todd and the Monsters -- The 9:30 Club in Washington on Feb. 15. 800-955-5566 or tick ets.com.'70s Soul Jam -- featuring The Stylistics, Emotions, Heatwave and Bloodstone, Lyric Opera House on Feb. 29. 410-547-7328 or ticketmaster.com. Linkin Park -- 1st Mariner Arena on Feb. 19. 410-547-7328 or ticketmaster.com. Several Species -- Recher Theatre in Towson on March 14-15. 410-547-7328 or ticketmaster.com. Still available Johnny Winter -- Rams Head Tavern in Annapolis on Jan. 25-26.
December 25, 2008
Just announced Cowboy Mouth Rams Head Live on Feb. 2. 410-244-1131 or ramsheadlive.com. The Pretenders The 9:30 Club in Washington on Feb. 2. Also, Big Head Todd and the Monsters are there Feb. 6. 800-955-5566 or tickets.com. The Temptations and Four Tops Lyric Opera on Feb. 28. 410-547-7328 or ticketmaster.com. Still available Slim Man Rams Head Tavern in Annapolis on Jan. 11. 410-268-4545 or ramsheadtavern.com. Mint Condition The Birchmere in Alexandria, Va., Jan. 14-15. 703-549-7500 or birchmere.
March 23, 2011
Charlie Sheen is not winning in the nation's capital. After selling out within a matter of minutes in both Chicago and Detroit, tickets for the controversial actor's "My Violent Torpedo of Truth/Defeat is Not an Option" show are still available in 17 other cities, including Washington. Sheen's show is mostly an approximately 80-minute spoken-word performance. The tour begins in Detroit on April 2 and wraps in Seattle on May 3. Sheen will appear April 19 at DAR Constitution Hall in Washington.
August 1, 1991
LOS ANGELES -- The Tune In, Turn On, Burn Out tour -- featuring Sisters of Mercy, Public Enemy, Gang of Four, Warrior Soul and Young Black Teenagers -- has been canceled five days before it was to play in Southern California.Sisters of Mercy spokeswoman Ellen Bello said the tour, which had six dates remaining, was canceled due to "lack of ticket sales."Cities also affected by the cancellation are Dallas, Houston, Phoenix, Denver and Berkeley. Bello said five of the dates were canceled by promoters, and the remaining Berkeley date was canceled by the Sisters of Mercy.
January 15, 2004
B.B. King and Bobby Bland / Constitution Hall They've known each other for more than half a century. And together, they still deliver the blues with a heavy dose of love and spirit. Legends B.B. King and Bobby Bland play Constitution Hall Sunday night at 7. Tickets for the show at DAR Constitution Hall (18th and C streets Northwest, Washington) are $50.50 and are available through Ticketmaster. Josh Rouse and Cardia / Fletcher's Last year, Josh Rouse released 1972, one of the year's best adult pop albums.