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Mary Timony discusses being a “middle-class rock star.” [Washingtonian]

Watch a new music video for Tarica June. [Arts Desk]

Shocker: D.C. music audiences are “tame” than other cities. Kind of. [WAMU]

How other smaller African American museums are grappling with the Smithsonian’s National Museum of African American History and Culture opening. [Post]

160 area musicians and bands submitted to NPR Music’s Tiny Desk Concert. Vote for the best. [Bandwidth]

Listen to Kevin Ross‘ soulful Andre 3000 cover. [Arts Desk]

Go jam at the Wilson Center. [DC Music Download]