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

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

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

Broccoli City 2017: The DMV takes on the festival atmosphere with Solange, Rae Sremmurd, 21 Savage

The same weekend as Rolling Loud took place in Miami, Washington D.C. and the surrounding DMV area held a festival of their own. Broccoli City Festival 2017 was the fifth take at throwing a day long musical event by the DMV, for the DMV, and despite the rain and the cold the DMV came out to support. Continue Reading

Jazz Cartier, J.I.D. and Levi Carter bring unique flow and a lots of Patron to Washington DC

Toronto based rapper Jazz Cartier stopped by Washington D.C.’s U Street Music Hall as part of his ‘Secret Garden Tour’ with openers J.I.D. and Levi Carter. Continue Reading

Crystal Fighters spread love at colorful, vibrant show in Washington D.C.

Crystal Fighters showed Friday night in Washington D.C. that they are just as out there and fun-loving as you would expect from looking at their album artwork or music videos. The UK-based band who came on to the scene in 2010 with hits such as “Follow” and “At Home”. They’re currently on tour for their third full length album, Everything is my Family, which was released in October of 2016 and stay true to the style which they have developed in their first two albums. Continue Reading

A celebration of singing and songwriting as Secondhand Serenade, Hawthorne Heights and more play intimate, acoustic tracks in Washington D.C.

Secondhand Serenade came to the Black Cat in Washington, D.C. for his Ten Year Anniversary Tour accompanied by Hawthorne Heights, Red Jumpsuit Apparatus’s Ronnie Winter, and Kenny Holland. Continue Reading

Juicy J makes ’em dance at energetic show in Maryland alongside Belly & Project Pat

Juicy J, a founding member of Three 6 Mafia, is on his Rubba Band Business Tour with Belly & Project Pat. Belly lit the spark with his first the songs and had The Fillmore in Silver Spring full of energy. As he got the crowd jumping with exhilaration, he blew it away with his single “Ballerina” from his Another Day in Paradise album, released in 2016. Belly startled up the crowd and ended his set with a gust of astonished fans. Continue Reading

90’s punk comes alive as Anti-Flag and Reel Big Fish co-headline show at The Fillmore Silver Spring

Reel Big Fish and Anti-Flag stopped in Silver Spring, MD to celebrate the 20th anniversary of their albums “Turn the Radio Off” and “Die for the Government”. While the two are very different in style the show brought back that glorious feeling of the late 90’s/early 2000’s Warped Tour. Continue Reading

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