Concert Review: The Joy Formidable @ Union Stage (9/12/22)

The Joy Formidable (Photo from FB @thejoyformidable)
The Joy Formidable (Photo from FB @thejoyformidable)

“I didn’t realize how emotional this tour would be.” – Ritzy Bryan

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Concert Review: Snail Mail @ The Fillmore Silver Spring (9/9/22)

Snail Mail (Photo Credit: Tina Tyrell)
Snail Mail (Photo Credit: Tina Tyrell)

“I’ll sacrifice a band member for a good Pitchfork score!” – Lindsey Jordan

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Concet Review: IAN SWEET @ Songbyrd Music House (7/29/22)

IAN SWEET (Photo Credit: Briggs Ogloff)
IAN SWEET (Photo Credit: Briggs Ogloff)

IAN SWEET is touring for her third album, 2021’s Show Me How You Disappear (via Polyvinyl). The stylized moniker is the stage name for Jilian Medford, from Los Angeles, who started in 2016. (Note: I’ll use her stage name below.)

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Concert Review: The War on Drugs @ Pier Six Pavilion (5/29/22)

The War on Drugs (Photo Credit: Shawn Brackbill)

The War on Drugs settled in Baltimore on May 29th over the Memorial Day weekend, and wrapped the captivated crowd in a warm, soothing embrace of music.

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Concert Pick: One Way Out @ DC9 (6/4/22) and a New Video for “Red”

One Way Out for “Red” (Photo from FB @onewayoutmusicDC)

Last year we highlighted One Way Out’s killer single “Red”, and now they have added a new video to compliment the track in advance of their upcoming tour, making a stop at DC9.

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Concert Review: Sunflower Bean @ Union Stage (5/5/22)

Sunflower Bean (Photo from FB @SunflowerBean)
Sunflower Bean (Photo from FB @SunflowerBean)

New York City’s Sunflower Bean held court at Union Stage on May 5th, giving the favored few a clinic in post-punk and shoe-gazing indie rock.

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Concert Review: Spoon w/Margaret Glaspy @ 9:30 Club (4/12/22)

Spoon (Photo Courtesy of Matador Records)

The intrepid showmen Spoon descended on the 9:30 Club for two sold out nights of glorious rock and roll. They are touring with the also great Margaret Glaspy, who opened the show in fine fashion.

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Interview: Flowerbomb

Rachel Kline of Flowerbomb (Photo Courtesy of Orpheus Music)
Rachel Kline of Flowerbomb (Photo Courtesy of Orpheus Music)

Rachel Kline, founder of Flowerbomb (a DC-based alt-indie rock band), shares some favorite experiences, habits, learning to become a professional band beyond live shows, and her current favorite DC-based band (not named Flowerbomb).

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Concert Review: The Marías @ 9:30 Club (2/14/22)

The Marías (Photo Credit: Ashley Seryn)
The Marías (Photo Credit: Ashley Seryn)

The Marías gifted DC fans a music love letter at the 9:30 Club on February 14th, and as a bonus they showered the adoring masses with flowers.

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Concert Review: The Wombats @ 9:30 Club (1/21/22)

The Wombats (Photo Credit: Tom Oxley)
The Wombats (Photo Credit: Tom Oxley)

“Our new album is number 1 in the UK! No chance here, so we’ll take what we can get.” – Matthew Murphy, of The Wombats

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Top 20 Concerts for January/February 2022

The War on Drugs play at The Anthem on Feb. 2nd! (Photo Credit: Shawn Brackbill)
The War on Drugs play at The Anthem on Feb. 2nd! (Photo Credit: Shawn Brackbill)


Concerts to start 2022. Yes, please.

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Top 15 Concerts for November 2021

Wolf Alice performs @ Union Stage on Nov. 17 and 18! (Photo from FB @wolfalicemusic)
Wolf Alice performs @ Union Stage on Nov. 15 and 16! (Photo from FB @wolfalicemusic)

Here are our top concert picks for the month of November.

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Interview: Indigo Boulevard

Indigo Boulevard performing live (Photo from FB @indigoblvdband)

Indigo Boulevard, a local indie rock band, share about new music, new habits, what they enjoy about being a band, and other local bands they love.

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Boost Your Playlist: “Waste My Time” by The Crystal Casino Band

The Crystal Casino Band

One of your favorite DC indie rock bands, The Crystal Casino Band, released a strong new single, “Waste My Time”, on January 29th!

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

Twin Peaks
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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