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Matthew Sweet plays The Birchmere Wednesday

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Matthew Sweet best known for his 1991 hit song "Girlfriend" will perform at the Birchmere Music Hall in Alexandria, Virginia on Wednesday, July 16, 2014. Local musician made good, Tommy Keene has the honors of opening the show at the legendary venue. The show is scheduled to start at 7:30 PM and promises to be a fun night of great music.

Tommy Keene is from nearby Bethesda, Maryland. In the 1980s Tommy has carved out a 35 year career in music diving into new wave, pop and power pop genres. His career has seen him create 11 full length albums. You can learn more about Tommy Keene at his website. Cheer on a local who has made it in the music world!

Matthew Sweet is best known for his hit "Girlfriend." However in his career he has recorded 15 albums. Some include collections of covers with Susanna Hoffs. He recorded with The Thorns which featured Pete Droge and Shawn Mullins. Other hits Mr. Sweet has had include "The Ugly Truth" and "Sick of Myself." You can find out more about Matthew Sweet at his website.

The Birchmere Music is one of the best music venues in the Washington area. It offers full seating, restaurant style food and refreshing beverages.A perfect venue to come early pick your spot, order food and drink and enjoy a great evening of music. You can learn more about this legendary venue at their website. Come out and check out two talented musicians at on of the best venues in the area. Tickets are just $25 at a very intimate venue making it one of the best entertainment bargains in the area.

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