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Steve Houk

Steve Houk

Steve Houk is loving life and rocking out as a weekend musician. He has interviewed just about every pop musician imaginable to show up at the Birchmere, from Buddy Guy to Robin Trower. Houk lives in Annandale with his wife and kids. For his day job, Steve is Marketing Director of WUSA 9.

Articles By Steve Houk

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Rockin’ Rollin' and Funkin' for the Red Cross at Waterfront Festival this Weekend
Jun 17,2009

Exceptional local craft artisans? Sure, plenty of ‘em. A cool tall ship? Yep, there’ll be one there. A chance to be a ‘Pirate of the Potomac’? Avast ye matey. An awesome stew of great live music? NOW you’re TALKIN'!

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The Gipsy Kings: A Band of 'Gitanos' Conquers the World
Jun 08,2009

When you first hear the mesmerizing flamenco-tinged sounds of the force of nature called The Gipsy Kings, you get the feeling there’s something much deeper going on here than just some catchy Latino-influenced pop.

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Little Feat Rocks National Harbor Thursday
May 27,2009

When legendary keyboardist and Little Feat co-founder Bill Payne met his mentor, the late Lowell George, over 40 years ago, neither of them could have imagined that the band they would form would be playing to adoring legions of fans over four decades into the future.


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MIDLIFE ROCKER/So you Wanna be a (Midlife) Rock 'n' Roll Star?
May 27,2009

Like me, you probably went to rock concerts as a kid and fantasized about being onstage, with thousands of cheering fans hanging onto your every word, your every note.

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MIDLIFE ROCKER/The Fab Faux Lets it Be Live
May 05,2009

The Beatles. The Fab Four. Arguably, the world’s greatest musical group of all time. But to see them live was a rare thing. Even in their heyday, they only toured very infrequently, and almost always you couldn’t even hear them play for the din of screaming teenagers.

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Something's Missing on this Long, Strange Trip
Apr 18,2009

After Jerry Garcia died in 1995, it seemed inevitable that the Grateful Dead’s long, strange trip was finally over. They had lost their spiritual leader, and largely, the heart and soul of the band.


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Flying High with Blind Pilot
Mar 24,2009

Sometimes you can just feel it. The momentum. The breaks. The vibe. That’s what it’s kinda feeling like for alt-folk/rock band Blind Pilot at this moment in time.

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Midlife Rocker/Broken Hearts
Mar 19,2009

It was Sunday morning, and I was sitting eating some late breakfast and reading the obituaries in the Washington Post. I very often peruse the obits, you can find truly incredible, sometimes astounding, sometimes heartwarming,



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