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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2017 Snallygaster in Review

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The 2017 Snallygaster, the self-described “Beastly Beer Jamboree,” was bigger than ever with over 400 beers. It seems like every year there are more and better beers, because there are. The participating breweries really brought their A-games with a host of extremely rare beers. Several gems weren’t even listed ahead of time and had to be discovered by exploring or talking to fellow craft-beer fans.

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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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