Yumi Zouma (Photo from: Aaron Lee)
‘This is a very special show! Christie, do you want to tell them why?” – Josh Burgess of Yumi Zouma
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Brian Aubert of Silversun Pickups (Photo from FB @silversunpickups)
‘Don’t f%@k this up, DC!’ – Brian Aubert, mentoring the 9:30 Club denizens on how to snap.
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Drive-By Truckers (Photo from FB @drivebytruckers, photo cred: @sanjaysuchak)
On the first of two nights, the Drive-By Truckers brought the 9:30 Club alive with a 30-song, 2.5 hour set.
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Bat For Lashes (Photo from FB @batforlashes)
‘What if Lost Boys was about hot vampire women instead?’ – Natasha Khan
Continue reading “Concert Review: Bat For Lashes @ Sixth & I Synagogue (2/18/20)”
Fitz and The Tantrums perform at The Anthem! (Photo from FB @fitzandthetantrums)
‘You guys are destroying my mind right now.’ – Michael Fitzpatrick
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Caamp on CBS This Morning (Photo from FB @CaampBoys)
With a giant domesticated bear logo as the backdrop, soon-to-be folk legends Caamp set about giving the sold out 9:30 Club adventurers a truly pleasing evening of folk offerings.
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Sweethearts of Americana Tour @ Pearl Street Warehouse on Jan. 23rd. (Photo Credit: Mike Stone)
Good ideas come in threes.
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Temples! (Photo from FB @templesofficial)
Dramatic music with a flourish.
Continue reading “Concert Review: Temples @ U Street Music Hall (1/20/20)”
Sondra Sun-Odeon (Photo Credit: @bootlegtheater)
“It’s so cold, I can’t believe you came out.” – Sondra Sun-Odeon
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Here is a look at the best performing posts for our main features in the year that was 2019.
Continue reading “A DC Journey: Best of 2019”
Twin Peaks live (Photo Credit: Daniel Topete)
The Chicago garage rockers, Twin Peaks, descended on the Black Cat on December 11th, and royally kicked our collective butts with an auditory soirée that no one regretted attending.
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The Joy Formidable (Photo Credit: Timothy Hiatt)
The Welsh indie rockers, The Joy Formidable, blazed into the Rock and Roll Hotel and greeted the expectant crowd with an excellent evening of reminiscing and live music.
Continue reading “Concert Review: The Joy Formidable @ Rock and Roll Hotel (11/29/19)”
Emily King at Coachella (Photo from FB @emilykingmusic)
‘Dancing isn’t against the rules!’ – Emily King
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Itasca aka Kayla Cohen (Photo from FB @Itasca)
Itasca is the pseudonym for Kayla Cohen, and along with her band of four, they performed at the intimate Rhizome DC on November 16th, for an early show.
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Mandolin Orange (Photo Credit: Kendall Bailey)
Wolves, fiddles, and wildfires, oh my!
Continue reading “Concert Review: Mandolin Orange @ Lincoln Theatre (11/14/19)”
SWOLL @ Comet Ping Pong (11/14/19)
SWOLL brought the late-night energy to their record release show at Comet Ping Pong.
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Three of the four Findlay sisters aka Stonefield in Atlanta (Photo Credit: @jakezerkel)
The four Findlay sisters from Australia are four albums deep into their band Stonefield’s oeuvre, and they are good enough to be performing at bigger venues for even larger crowds.
Continue reading “Concert Review: Stonefield @ Pie Shop (11/12/19)”
Kero Kero Bonito (Photo Credit: Tracey Ng)
Did you get your K K B fix at the 9:30 Club?
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Katy Perry poses after the Silence the Violence Benefit Concert (Photo from FB @katyperry)
On October 11th, The Anthem was brightened by the presence of Mavis Staples, Norah Jones and Katy Perry. They, and other performers, were highlighting a specific issue, using meditation to ‘Silence the Violence’ in local communities in DC’s Wards 7 and 8.
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