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Art Beat With Lauren Landau, Nov. 29

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Grammy-nominated bluegrass duo Dailey & Vincent are bringing their seamless harmony and unique arrangements to the Hylton Performing Arts Center this Saturday night.
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Grammy-nominated bluegrass duo Dailey & Vincent are bringing their seamless harmony and unique arrangements to the Hylton Performing Arts Center this Saturday night.

Nov. 30-Dec. 1: The Gay Men's Chorus of Washington Presents Winter Nights
It's time to put away those pumpkins and cornucopias and string up the lights! This weekend you can usher in the holiday season with all sorts of music. Tomorrow night The Gay Men's Chorus of Washington, DC kicks off two evenings of holiday cheer with Winter Nights at George Washington University's Lisner Auditorium. The show will include traditional carols, a Bollywood number, and a glittering pageant by the chorus' own "Rockettes."

Dec. 1: A Bluegrass Christmas
For more harmony that'll warm your heart, you can head over to the Hylton Performing Arts Center in Manassas Saturday night to hear bluegrass duo Dailey & Vincent. Their holiday concert, A Bluegrass Christmas, kicks off at 8 p.m.

Dec. 1-9: A Celtic Christmas
You can check out A Celtic Christmas this weekend and next at Georgetown's Historic Dumbarton Church. A Celtic ensemble will fill the candlelit church with holiday tunes, while Sirius XM radio host Robert Aubry Davis entertains with seasonal readings. 

Music: "Santa Claus Is Coming To Town" by GrassMasters

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