Concert Review: Emily Haines & The Soft Skeleton @ Sixth & I (12/2/17)

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Emily Haines (Photo from FB @EmilyHaines)

Emily Haines’ performance for the DC denizens proved to be a captivating, yet subdued and introspective affair.

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Concert Review: Alex Lahey @ DC9 (11/19/17)

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Alex Lahey (Photo from FB @alexlaheymusic; Photo Credit: Giulia Giannini McGauran)

Fresh off her performance on Late Night with Seth Myers, Alex Lahey gave DC9 a welcome taste of rock and roll.

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Concert Review: Silversun Pickups @ 9:30 Club (11/14/17)

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Silversun Pickups at the 9:30 Club on November 14th (Photo from FB @silversunpickups, Credit: Citizen Kane Wayne)

Don’t hit the panic switch, Silversun Pickups returned to DC in glorious form!

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Concert Review: The Lone Bellow @ 9:30 Club (11/10/17)

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The Lone Bellow (Photo from FB @TheLoneBellow)

The Lone Bellow gave an all kinds of emotional performance for the sold out 9:30 Club concert goers on Friday, November 10th.

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Concert Review: The Head And The Heart @ The Anthem (10/27/17)

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The Head And The Heart (Photo from Instagram @baileygriffith)

The Head and the Heart end their Signs of Light tour in DC as the Anthem continues it’s early run of big names.

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Festival Review: All Things Go Fall Classic 2017 Day 3 (10/8/17)

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All Things Go Fall Classic 2017 (Photo Credit: Doug Van Sant)

Foster the People and Bleachers rocked DC at the 2017 All Things Go Fall Classic!

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Concert Review: Alvvays @ Rock and Roll Hotel (10/7/17)

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Molly Rankin of Alvvays at Treefort Music Fest 2017 (Photo Credit: ChristinaBirkinbine 2605)

Alvvays lit up the Rock and Roll Hotel with waves of luminous and crowd-pleasing dream pop on Saturday, October 7th.

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Concert Review: Alex Cameron @ Songbyrd Music House (10/2/17)

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Alex Cameron @ Songbyrd Music House

DC’s Songbyrd is the right venue for certain artists at certain points in their careers. Alex Cameron was that artist at that point on Monday night. Ascendant; playing to a packed room of people who knew the words to the hits and the anti-hits, songs from the new album and the old; and who were in thrall to his dance moves, his character-based glare, and his and Roy’s “pretty mean posse”.

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Concert Review: Mandolin Orange @ 9:30 Club (9/27/17)

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Mandolin Orange (Photo from FB @MandolinOrange)

As we waited in anticipation, instruments sat quietly alone on the backlit 9:30 Club stage. Just the basics for folk artists. A drum set, a cello, three guitars and a banjo.

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Concert Review: Broken Social Scene @ 9:30 Club (9/19/17)

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Broken Social Scene @ 9:30 Club on 9/20 (Photo from FB, Photo Credit: jschu83)

When you’ve got it, flaunt it!

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Concert Review: Gordi @ Songbyrd Music House (8/11/17)

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Gordi (Photo From FB @music.Gordi)

Gordi, or if you like real names – Sophie Payten, played a heartfelt show for the Songbyrd crowd.

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Concert Review: Wild Rivers @ Songbyrd Music House (7/14/17)

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Wild Rivers in New York on July 12, 2017 (Photo Credit: FB @wildriversband)

Where were you on Bastille Day? Some people were making beautiful music at the Songbyrd Music House.

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Concert Review: Rooney @ Rock and Roll Hotel (7/8/17)

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Rooney (Photo Credit: http://www.rooneymusic.com/)

After a bit of a hiatus, Rooney is back in fine form – making new music and touring. The Rock and Roll Hotel was ready!

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Concert Review: The Wind + The Wave @ DC9 (5/16/17)

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Patty and Dwight of The Wind + The Wave (Photo by Alexandra Valenti)

The Wind + The Wave, by way of Austin, Texas, gave the eager crowd at DC9 an evening of witty banter and a truckload of Americana indie-rock songs.

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