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Art Beat With Lauren Landau, Dec. 28

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Acclaimed musician Deanna Bogart will jam out with her band tonight at Jammin' Java in Vienna. 
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Acclaimed musician Deanna Bogart will jam out with her band tonight at Jammin' Java in Vienna. 

Dec. 28: 16th Annual Hank Williams Tribute Show

You can pay homage to a country music legend tonight at The Birchmere in Alexandria. The 16th Annual Hank Williams Tribute Show starts at 7:30 p.m., and features performances by folk duo Cathy Fink & Marcy Marxer, Bill Kirchen, and more! 

Dec. 28-Dec. 30: Billy Elliot 

It's not too late to catch Billy Elliot at Baltimore's Hippodrome Theatre before the musical sashays off to Ottawa. Based on the movie by the same name, and with music by Elton John, the play tells the story of a young boy who trades his boxing gloves for ballet slippers. 

Dec. 28: The Deanna Bogart Band & Eric Scott

You can swing by Jammin' Java in Vienna tonight for a blues and funk-infused performance by The Deanna Bogart Band and D.C. guitarist Eric Scott starting at 8 p.m. 

Music: "I Can't Help It (If I'm Still in Love With You)" by A Bluegrass Tribute 


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