3 great music events in Washington this weekend

3 great music events in Washington this weekend
Arena Stage. | Photo: Kimberly J./Yelp
By Hoodline - Published on March 08, 2019.

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

From a pop vocalist competition to a concert of ancient Arab music, read on for a local music to-do list to fill your calendar this week.

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An Evening with House of Hamill Presented by Maggiano's Concert Series

Next, Maggiano's Little Italy in Chevy Chase hosts fiddle duo House of Hamill. Rose Baldino and Brian Buchanan made waves last summer with their all-violin take on Guns N' Roses' "Sweet Child of Mine." At Maggiano's on Friday, you'll hear more of their modern compositions, as well as fresh takes on traditional Irish songs.  

When: Friday, March 8, 8-11 p.m.
Where: Maggiano's Little Italy, 5333 Wisconsin Ave. NW
Admission: $25
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Pardi Gras

Mardi Gras might be over, but Bliss Nightclub is stretching out bead season with this free party late night on Friday. The music will lean toward a Caribbean vibe and there will be drink specials.

When: Friday, March 8, 10 p.m.- Saturday, March 9, 3 a.m.
Where: Bliss Nightclub, 2122 24th Place NE
Admission: Free
Click here for more details, and to register

NextGen: Finding the Voices of Tomorrow

Finally, the American Pops Orchestra's jazz quartet will back up 30 of the area's top university singers in this voice competition. The audience will have a role alongside a panel of judges in determining the winner at Arena Stage on Saturday.

When: Saturday, March 9, 8-10 p.m.
Where: Arena Stage at the Mead Center for American Theater - Kreeger Theater, 1101 Sixth St. SW
Admission: $30
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