Listen to Soft Punch‘s new holiday tune, “Get Your Shit Together For The Holidays.” [BYT]

The Kennedy Center’s first “Declassified” concert, with Ben Folds and the National Symphony Orchestra, disappoints. [Post]

C3 Presents hires firm to lobby for more concerts on the National Mall. [Arts Desk]

Listen to the new album from snarky electro-punks Jack on Fire. [Bandwidth]

Philip Kennicott on Renwick sign: “Smithsonian should set standard on public signs, not fight oversight.” [Post]