Concert Pick: Brian Fallon @ Lincoln Theatre (7/17/20) (NEW DATE)

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Brian Fallon (Photo from FB @thebrianfallon)

(Notice: this show and all other IMP shows [Anthem, 9:30 Club, Lincoln Theatre, and 9:30 Club Presents at U Street Music Hall] between March 12 and March 31 were postponed. The rescheduled date is July 17th. For more info from IMP, please see here.)

The untouchable Brian Fallon is touring in advance of his upcoming album, Local Honey, and the second night of his tour brings him to the Lincoln Theatre.

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Concert Review: Drive-By Truckers @ 9:30 Club (2/28/20)

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Drive-By Truckers (Photo from FB @drivebytruckers, photo cred: @sanjaysuchak)

On the first of two nights, the Drive-By Truckers brought the 9:30 Club alive with a 30-song, 2.5 hour set.

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Concert Pick: Drive-By Truckers @ 9:30 Club (2/28/20 & 2/29/20)

The southern rock act is touring their new album, The Unraveling, and bringing their show to the 9:30 Club for two nights this week.

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Drive-By Truckers (Photo from FB @drivebytruckers, photo cred: @sanjaysuchak)

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Do This: Smithsonian Folklife Festival @ The National Mall (6/29 & 6/30/19)

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Ruby Ibarra will perform at 2019’s Folklife Festival (Photo from https://festival.si.edu/)

The 52nd annaul Folklife Festival comes for only two nights in June.

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

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Japanese Breakfast (Photo by Joyce Jude, from FB @japanesebreakfast)

Japanese Breakfast returns to DC on the strength of a second album that alters and elevates the experimental dream pop sound of their first album.

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Concert Pick: The Gaslight Anthem @ 9:30 Club (5/27/18 & 5/28/18)

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The Gaslight Anthem (Photo from FB @gaslightanthem)

Then? Broken up, indefinite hiatus, disbanded. Now? Reunited to celebrate the 10th anniversary of The ’59 Sound.

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Festival Pick: Firefly Music Festival 2018 (6/14-6/17/18)

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Firefly 2017 (From Alive Coverage)

The 7th Annual Firefly Music Festival is coming in June! Head over to Dover, Delaware from June 14-17 for four days of music!

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Do This: Atlas INTERSECTIONS Festival 2018 (2/22-3/11/18)

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Atlas Performing Arts Center (Photo from FB @atlasarts)

Experience DC’s arts scene!

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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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