Listening Session: Top 5 Shows This Week
These are the shows you should see this week
Thursday, March 9–The Galaxy Electric @ Smithsonian American Art Museum. Show 5:30 p.m./FREE
On Thursday, Galaxy Electric brings their space-aged psych-pop to the Smithsonian American Art Museum. On stage, the band complements their otherworldly musical offerings with striking visuals that make a memorable concert experience. It’s a free show that starts at 6 p.m., with an art talk that starts at 5:30 p.m.
Friday, March 10–PraxisCat, Marian McLaughlin, Sir E.U., Faun and a Pan Flute @ Dew Drop Inn. Show 9 p.m./$10 Suggested Donation
DCDIT presents an eclectic music lineup at Brookland’s Dew Drop Inn, featuring forward-thinking acts from the D.C. area and beyond. The show’s got a little bit of everything, from the ambient synth-heavy sounds of D.C.’s PraxisCat to the dynamic hip-hop offerings of Sir E.U. You’ll get to see a wide variety of talented acts for only a small donation, so don’t miss it.
Thursday, March 9–PROM, Seasaw, Undercover Dream Lovers, Dreamcast @ Otherfeels. Show 7:30 p.m./$5 donation
After our Smithsonian show, head over to Otherfeels’ space on Thursday. Soulful R&B singer Dreamcast co-headline’s this diverse bill of music that also features dream-pop band PROM, indie folk pop duo Seasaw and psychedelic rock band Undercover Dream Lovers.
D.C.’s own Jonny Grave has a big show lined up this weekend at Black Cat, featuring a jam-packed night of live music, comedy and burlesque. For the music portion of the show, Grave will perform with his full band, the Tombstones, with D.C. folk rock group Oh He Dead and Derek Evry.
Saturday, March 11–Priests, Coup Sauvage & the Snips, Atta Girl @ Black Cat. Doors 8 p.m./Tickets $16
After being on the road these last few weeks touring behind their excellent new record, Nothing Feels Natural, Priests will head back to D.C. for a big homecoming party at Black Cat. The show not only serves as their album release, but will also celebrate Coup Sauvage & the Snips’ album release too.