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She may not know it all, but Alessia Cara knows how to put on a show

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“No blizzard is going to stop us this time,” Alessia Cara promised a sold-out crowd at the District’s Lincoln Theatre on Saturday night, after postponing the show because of January’s winter storm. True to her word, inclement weather — and a voice worn down by her first headlining tour — would not stop Cara, who captivated a youthful crowd with an hour of new-school, blue-eyed soul.

The Lincoln adds a touch of glamour and grandeur to any concert — Cara’s was originally scheduled for the 9:30 Club — but she wasn’t having it. Wearing black basics and ripped black jeans, she bounced across the stage as if she were still singing in her bedroom, as if she were any teenager in the audience.

Read more in the Washington Post.