Can't-miss music events in Washington this week

If you love to take advantage of the live music offerings near you, this week offers several great reasons to leave the house.

From neo-soul to great American songbook, read on for a local music to-do list to fill your calendar this week.

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Washington Metropolitan Philharmonic

Tickets are half off for this classical music performance at Downtown's Church of the Epiphany. The 65-piece orchestra will be jointed by pianist Thomas Pandolfi for pieces by Clara Schumann, Fanny Mendelssohn and Louise Farrenc.

When: Saturday, February 16, 7 p.m.
Where: Church of the Epiphany, 1317 G St., NW
Price: $12.50
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Feast of Love

Historic Dumbarton Church is the site for this evening of romantic music. Singer Rosa Lamoreaux, guitarist Michael Bard and pianist Andrew Simpson play everything from courtly songs from Shakespeare's time to modern American classics.

When: Saturday, February 16, 8 p.m.
Where: Historic Dumbarton Church, 3133 Dumbarton St., NW
Price: $21
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My Funny Valentines: American Songbook Comedy

The title says it all. Some of D.C.'s most beloved singing actors take on some of America's most beloved romantic/comedic songs, from composers like Irving Berlin, Cole Porter and Rodgers and Hart.

When: Thursday, February 14, 3:30 p.m.
Where: 2017 I St. NW, Washington, DC 20006
Price: $75
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Rahsaan Patterson-Early Show

Finally, singer Rahsaan Patterson plays the City Winery on Saturday. The neo-soul artist and former child actor who has written hit songs for Brandy and Tevin Campbell is on tour, despite not having released a new album since 2011's Bleuphoria.

When: Saturday, February 16, 3:30 p.m.
Where: 1350 Okie St. NE, Washington, DC 20002
Price: $50
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