Concert Review: Liz Cooper & The Stampede @ 9:30 Club (12/11/18)

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Liz Cooper & The Stampede (Photo credit: Shervin Lainez)

Liz Cooper & The Stampede came to the 9:30 Club prepared to deliver on promises and shatter expectations.

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

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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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Concert Pick: Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds @ The Anthem (10/25/18)

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Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds in Geneva, Switzerland (Photo by @icyqueenie, from FB @nickcaveandthebadseeds)

Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds are bringing their Skeleton Tree tour to fill the cavern of The Anthem. Continue reading “Concert Pick: Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds @ The Anthem (10/25/18)”

Concert Review: Brian Fallon with Craig Finn @ Sixth & I (10/4/18)

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Brian Fallon with Special Guest Craig Finn (Photo from FB: @thebrianfallon)

Brian Fallon and Craig Finn brought their acoustic storytelling to Sixth & I Historic Synagogue. Continue reading “Concert Review: Brian Fallon with Craig Finn @ Sixth & I (10/4/18)”

Concert Review: Courtney Marie Andrews @ Rock and Roll Hotel (9/20/18)

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Courtney Marie Andrews @ Rock and Roll Hotel on Sept. 20th.

You should really give Courtney Marie Andrews a chance. She’s good!

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Concert Review: Japanese Breakfast @ 9:30 Club (5/30/18)

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Japanese Breakfast (Photo by Julia Leiby, from FB @japanesebreakfast)

Japanese Breakfast returned to DC with a high-energy show at the 9:30 Club.

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