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Art Beat With Lauren Landau, December 6

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Antigone Rising lead guitarist Cathy Henderson says she and her bandmates "have a great time" at their shows.
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Antigone Rising lead guitarist Cathy Henderson says she and her bandmates "have a great time" at their shows.

Dec. 7: Antigone Rising
Tomorrow night you can head to Jammin Java in Vienna for a 6 p.m. concert featuring alternative country rock band Antigone Rising and Mama’s Black Sheep. Cathy Henderson is the lead guitarist of Antigone Rising. She says the all-female band’s sound is influenced by a mix of genres, with a focus on country, folk, southern rock and classic rock.

Dec. 6-7: Dark Star Orchestra
Dark Star Orchestra is playing at the 9:30 Club tonight and tomorrow at 8. The Grateful Dead tribute band aims to recreate the “deadhead” experience by using actual set lists from the Dead’s extensive touring career.

Music: “Cold Rain and Snow (instrumental)” by Grateful Dead


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