Kendrick Lamar is performing with the National Symphony Orchestra at the Kennedy Center. Yes, really. [DCist]

Check out the first single from new D.C. group Flavor Waster. [The 405]

Our wonderfully competent Librarian of Congress James H. Billington will retire tomorrow, three months earlier than expected. [Post]

Landmark Fest? More like Long Lines Fest. [Post]

Will Eastman relinquishes day-to-day control of U Street Music Hall, ends famed “Bliss” dance party to focus on music career. [Bandwidth]

Check out a new song from local fuzz-rock trio Polyon. [Noisey]

Handout photo courtesy the Kennedy Center.