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Hop Along and Bat Fangs blend folk and rock at the 9:30 Club in Washington D.C.

The history of the 9:30 Club loomed large in the minds of the members of Hop Along as they thought out loud, “Headlining at this place is one of those dreams that you never think will come true,”. I first saw Hop Along when they opened for Built to Spill a year ago and after that performance I figured it was only a matter of time before they headlined their own tour. Continue Reading

Ghost B.C., fronted by new leader Cardinal Copia, perform for diehard fans at Washington D.C.’s Warner Theatre

Ghost B.C. came to Washington, D.C.’s Warner Theatre on May 20 and performed for a sold out crowd, who were excited to see the band’s new front man Cardinal Copia, performed by Tobias Forge. Continue Reading

Singer-songwriter powerhouse Phoebe Bridgers plays DC’s Rock & Roll Hotel on her first national headlining tour

Singer-songwriter powerhouse Phoebe Bridgers is in the midst of her first national headlining tour, and I had the privilege for the second time in three months and once again the performance didn’t fall short. Even amidst an allergy attack Bridgers’ charm and voice were able to shine through and make for a wonderful night for all at the very intimate Rock and Roll Hotel in DC. Continue Reading

The Barr Brothers charm and enchant Sixth and I Synagogue in D.C. (with Nathan Moore)

The Sixth and I Historic Synagogue might have just been the perfect DC venue for what turned out to be a simplistically beautiful concert. Nathan Moore and the Barr Brothers both heavily folk based groups were able to shine and make a building with high ceilings and greater implications feel intimate and warm. Continue Reading

Cypress Hill’s annual Haunted Hill Tour concludes at the Fillmore Silver Spring, after shows in Brooklyn and Boston

Cypress Hill came to Silver Spring, Maryland’s Fillmore and played their most well-known hits. Cypress Hill, fronted by rappers Sen Dog and B Real, are one of the more influential rap groups in the 90’s. While do not regularly tour, when they do come to town it brings out a wide spectrum of fans – some traveled hours to see the group. Continue Reading

Thomas Wynn & The Believers mix remarkable harmonies and southern rock in D.C.

Southern rock band Thomas Wynn & The Believers made their stop in the nation’s capital at the intimate Gypsy Sally’s on Tuesday to play before their excited fans who have been anxiously waiting for their return. The sibling-fronted band from Orlando, Fla., put on a spectacular show that highlighted the talents and chemistry of the band’s members. Continue Reading

Phil Elverum’s Mount Eerie tackles death, grief and intimacy at emotional St. Stephen’s Church show in D.C.

“Death is real,” these were the first words out of songwriter and producer Phil Elverum’s mouth. This phrase effectively sums up the struggle which Elverum has been going through and the same that led to the production of his newest album “A Crow Looked at Me”.
Elverum’s wife, Geneviève Castrée was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer in 2015 and passed away in July of 2016 leaving Elverum and their infant child behind. Continue Reading

Morgxn continues his rise with electric and passionate show at DC’s Rock & Roll Hotel

Washington, D.C.’s Rock & Roll Hotel may have gotten it’s start as a funeral parlor but this week it was more than ever alive. Alternative/Indie artist Morgxn closed out his current tour but before making his way to NYC he stopped by D.C. to deliver a stellar performance to an intimate and passionate crowd. Continue Reading

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Dance-punk band !!! make the intimate U Street Music Hall even more intimate with interactive show

The dance-punk band !!! (Chk Chk Chk) played Washington, D.C.’s U Street Music Hall this week and utilized the intimate venue to it’s full potential. The band’s lead, Nic Offer had the audience dancing and also joined them in the crowd. Offer also brings the music to the fans by directly singing to the fans near the front of the stage. Continue Reading

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Virginia natives Big Mama Shakes kick off their summer tour with a show in D.C.

Richmond, VA has a lot impressive talent coming out right now and Big Mama Shakes is a large part of that group. Rated one of Richmond’s top bands by Style Weekly, Big Mama Shakes kicked off their summer tour in Washington, D.C., at Gypsy Sally’s on Thursday. Continue Reading

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