Concert Review: Yumi Zouma @ DC9 (3/12/20)

Yumi Zouma
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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Concert Review: Silversun Pickups @ 9:30 Club (3/8/20)

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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Concert Review: Drive-By Truckers @ 9:30 Club (2/28/20)

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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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Concert Review: Bat For Lashes @ Sixth & I Synagogue (2/18/20)

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Bat For Lashes (Photo from FB @batforlashes)

‘What if Lost Boys was about hot vampire women instead?’ – Natasha Khan

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Concert Review: Fitz and The Tantrums @ The Anthem (2/14/20)

Fitz and The Tantrums perform at The Anthem!
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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Concert Review: Caamp @ 9:30 Club (1/31/20)

Caamp on CBS This Morning
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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Concert Review: Sweethearts of Americana @ Pearl Street Warehouse (1/23/20)

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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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Concert Review: Sondra Sun-Odeon @ Slash Run (1/16/20)

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Sondra Sun-Odeon (Photo Credit: @bootlegtheater)

“It’s so cold, I can’t believe you came out.” – Sondra Sun-Odeon

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Concert Review: Twin Peaks @ Black Cat (12/11/19)

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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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Concert Review: The Joy Formidable @ Rock and Roll Hotel (11/29/19)

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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.

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Concert Review: Itasca @ Rhizome (11/16/19)

Itasca aka Kayla Cohen
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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Concert Review: Mandolin Orange @ Lincoln Theatre (11/14/19)

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Mandolin Orange (Photo Credit: Kendall Bailey)

Wolves, fiddles, and wildfires, oh my!

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Concert Review: Stonefield @ Pie Shop (11/12/19)

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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.

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Concert Review: Silence the Violence Benefit Concert @ The Anthem (10/11/19)

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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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