Concert Pick: Lydia Ainsworth @ U Street Music Hall (5/5/19)

Lydia Ainsworth
Album cover for Phantom Forest (Photo from FB @lydmusic)

The sublime sounds of Canadian indie pop will soon be at your doorstep!

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Concert Review: Karen Jonas @ Pearl Street Warehouse (3/31/2019)

Karen Jonas with Tim Bray
Karen Jonas with Tim Bray (Photo Credit: Jim Williams Photography)

Karen Jonas, with her guitar and winning voice, along with her 4-piece band gave the Pearl Street Warehouse crowd a fun night of ‘learning to like country music’, as she opened for Nashville singer-songwriter Lilly Hiatt. Tim Bray also joins Karen for her sets, emoting and jamming and generally appearing to have a splendid time playing the guitar.

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Festival Pick: ShamrockFest 2019 @ RFK Stadium Festival Grounds (3/23/19)

 

ShamrockFest
(Photo from https://www.shamrockfest.com/)

Shamrocks and shenanigans!

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Concert Pick: Scythian @ The Hamilton (1/5/19)

Scythian
Scythian (Photo Credit: Brendan McLean)

Get your Scythian fix in the new year*, they will be performing at The Hamilton on January 5th.

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Concert Review: Andrew Bird, Gabriel Kahane and the NSO @ Kennedy Center (10/28/18)

Andrew Bird with the Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra 9/26/18
Andrew Bird in Indianapolis on Sept. 26 (Photo Credit: Tony Vasquez for Jams Plus Media Vasquez Photography)

I wasn’t sure what to expect from my first NSO pops concert. I could imagine a mega pop star – like Beyoncé or Barry Manilow, belting hits backed by swelling strings. But what to expect when one of your featured artist’s claim to fame is riding Amtrak around the US to bridge the political divide, and the other just finished recording his violin standing barefoot under a bridge?

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