Lianne La Havas performs at the 9:30 Club in Washington, DC on Friday, April 12, 2012. Photo By: Anthony Washington Lianne La Havas is on her way to being a star. The British born folk/soul singer charmed, wooed, and amazed a sold-out 9:30 Club on Friday, April 12 with a performance that was as close [...]
Jessie Ware performs at the 9:30 Club in Washington, DC on Tuesday, January 15, 2013. Photo By: Anthony Washington It is not often that one encounters a new artist that blows you away the first time you hear them perform live. A new artist that is humble, charming, and vastly talented. On Tuesday, January 15, [...]
Ryan Key of the band Yellowcard performs at the 9:30 Club on Friday, January 11, 2013 in Washington, DC. Photo By: Anthony Washington Yellowcard brought their killer rock show to a nearly sold-out 9:30 Club on Friday, January 11 in support of their latest album Southern Air. This is the same tour that brought them [...]
Gary Clark, Jr. performs at the 9:30 Club on Friday, November 9, 2012 in Washington, D.C. Blues musician Gary Clark, Jr. was only seventeen years old when the Mayor of Austin, TX, Kirk Watson, made May 3, 2001 Gary Clark, Jr. Day. At such a young age, in a city that is known for its [...]
Kat Edmonson performs at the 9:30 Club in Washington, DC on Friday, November 8, 2012. Singer Kat Edmonson made a stop at the 9:30 Club on Friday, November 8. Ms. Edmonson was their as the opening act for Gary Clark Jr.’s Blak & Blu tour. The Texas native, known for her pop-vintage style (yup, I [...]
The Del McCoury Band performs during the 45th anniversary concert for WAMU’s Bluegrass Country at the Lisner Auditorium on Friday, November 2, 2012 in Washington, DC. WAMU’s Bluegrass Country celebrated 45 years of bluegrass music being on the air in Washington, DC. WAMU’s Bluegrass Country is a member-supported public radio station in Washington, D.C. dedicated [...]
Erykah Badu performs during the Summer Spirit Festival at Merriweather Post Pavilion on Saturday, August 4, 2012 in Columbia, MD. In its seventh year, the Summer Spirit Festival has become a go to event for fans of hip hop, r&b, and soul. In addition, the festival has always been an event that many who have [...]
Tomer Yosef of the band Balkan Beat Box performs at the 9:30 Club in Washington, DC on Friday, June 15, 2012. Balkan Beat Box, lead by front man Tomer Yosef, drummer Tamir Muskat, and saxophonist Ori Kaplan, brought their fused sound of dancehall, balkan, mediterranien, and hip hop music to the 9:30 Club on Friday, [...]
Chuck Brown performs at the African American Heritage Festival in Baltimore, MD on Sunday, June 30, 2008. Chuck Brown, the Godfather of Go-go, passed away today. If you meet someone who says that they were born and raised in D.C., and they say that they have never heard of or seen Chuck Brown, they were [...]
Mike Isabella, chef and owner of Graffiato and runner-Up of Top Chef All-Stars, laughs in response to a comment from a listener during a segment of The Kojo Nnamdi Show on the fifth day of the winter membership campaign on Wednesday, February 15, 2012 in Washington, DC.
Santarchy DC participants sing Christmas carols in front of the Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery on Saturday, December 17, 2011 in Washington, DC.
Kenneth Merten, United States Ambassador to Haiti, in the studio with Kojo Nnamdi, host of The Kojo Nnamdi Show, on Wednesday, October 19, 2011. Photos By: Anthony Washington
The 9/11 Dance: A Roving Memorial at Arts on Foot in Washington, DC on Sunday, September 11, 2011.
Frank Solivan of Frank Solivan & Dirty Kitchen performs at The State Theater during WAMU 88.5′s Bluegrass Country’s Stars At The State concert on Saturday, June 11, 2011 in Falls Church, Virgina.
WAMU 88.5′s Director of IT & Content Operations Dick Cassidy in WAMU’s Bluegrass Country studio on the first day of the Winter Membership Campaign at WAMU 88.5 on February 12, 2011. WAMU 88.5 raised 1.4 million dollars during the week of their Winter Membership Campaign.
Reverend Goodwin Douglas addresses a capacity crowd at the 7th Annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Shabbat at the Sixth & I Synagogue in Washington, DC on Friday, January 14, 2011.
Fred Newman the “touring SFX guy” for A Prairie Home Companion whistles like a bird during a Fall Membership Campaign segment of The Kojo Nnamdi Show on Monday, October 18, 2010 in Washington, DC.
Lisa Taylor of the Lisa Taylor Band performs with Gina Desimone and The Moaners during Arts on Foot on Saturday, September 11, 2010 in Washington, DC. Arts on Foot an annual one day festival that showcases visual art, music, theater, dance, film and creative cuisine. The festival takes place in the Penn Quarter section of [...]
The Reverend Al Sharpton (second from left) leads thousands of people through Northwest Washington DC during the Reclaim the Dream March on Saturday, August 28, 2010.
D.C. Mayor Adrian Fenty looks at Kojo Nnamdi, host of The Kojo Nnamdi Show on WAMU 88.5, as he begins to answer a question during a mayoral debate with D.C. City Council Chairman Vincent Gray on Wednesday, August 18, 2010 at the studios of WAMU 88.5 in Washington, D.C.
Jay McCrensky (center) of the Machaya Klezmer Band teaches a traditional Jewish dance to a group of workshop participants at the 30th annual Washington Folk Festival in Glen Echo, MD on Sunday, June 6, 2010.
A participant takes a hit to the face during International Pillow Fight Day in Dupont Circle in Washington, DC on Saturday, April 3, 2010. Participants in over 100 cities participated in International Pillow Fight Day. This free, all ages, and non-commercial event is organized by a loose decentralized network of urban playground event organizers around [...]
Alicia Keys performs at the Verizon Center in Washington, DC on Thursday, March 25, 2010.