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Last Saturday, over a dozen acts came together for a huge show at IOTA Club, paying tribute to The Who’s legendary 1970 performance at the University of Leeds. Reps from D.C. bands like The NRIs,...

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Last Saturday we made our way to Rock and Roll Hotel to catch two of our local favorites, Black Clouds and Loud Boyz, co-headline a great show with United Nations. Here are some shots from...

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Photos by Alex Schelldorf Hometown heroes Priests headlined another amazing show yesterday at a pretty interesting place to find a punk concert-the Dance Institute of Washington. The D.C. stalwarts were joined by Wisconsin pop-punk band Tenement, Ohio’s...

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Review: Ariel Pink @ 9:30 Club 2.23.15

February 25, 2015 | 0 Comments

Ariel Pink brought his genre-bending, new wave pop music to 9:30 Club Monday night. Pink sauntered on stage rocking corduroy pants and studded high heel platforms. In this circus of the absurd, Pink is the...

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Photographer Alex Schelldorf and reviewer Shehryar Nabi share their insight into last Friday’s Rock and Roll Hotel show. Alex Schelldorf‘s Review and Photos: On Friday, A Place to Bury Strangers played one of the loudest and...

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Photos by Nubbs What’s way better than flowers and candy on Valentine’s Day? Seeing Dead Professional at Rock and Roll Hotel. The singer-songwriter who’s been hailed as D.C.’s answer to Tom Petty headlined the H...

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Review: Phox and Field Report @ 9:30 Club 2.12.15

February 17, 2015 | 0 Comments

Photos by Alex Schelldorf Phox, the Wisconsin six-piece that has been on an unstoppable rise over the last year, headlined the 9:30 Club this past Thursday night. It was the band’s debut performance at the venue, after...

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Review: Sturgill Simpson @ 9:30 Club 2.13.15

February 17, 2015 | 0 Comments

Sturgill Simpson and his band rolled through 9:30 Club on Friday as part of their increasingly sold-out theater tour of the States, and after catching his set, it’s easy to understand why more and more...

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Photos by Ali Newhard We not only hosted our birthday party last Saturday, but we managed to check out a little bit of Priests and Parquet Courts’ sold-out show at Black Cat. If you missed it, here’s...

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While we were still recovering from our post-birthday show hangover at 9:30 Club, we traveled to DC9 to catch D.C. rockers Pree, St. Louis’ Sleepy Kitty and Detroit’s Jamaican Queens for a Monday night show. Here’s...

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By Iana Kozelsky Three acts, all with varying styles, came together for a very intimate show at Black Cat’s Backstage Sunday night. Singer-songwriter Rachel Ries opened the show playing original songs on the piano or guitar, soothing...

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Our third birthday turned out better than we could have ever dreamed of. Paperhaus, Loud Boyz, Baby Bry Bry & The Apologists (with the Apologettes!) brought down the house on Saturday, performing in front of...

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Photos: Ex Hex @ Dr. Martens 2.5.15

February 6, 2015 | 0 Comments

Photos by Alex Schelldorf   Before embarking on their big European tour, the ladies of Ex Hex performed at a free show in the Dr. Martens store, located in Georgetown. If you missed it, you’ll have...

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Photos by Terrance Doyle Words by Megan Worthington   Under the blue and purple stage lights of the Rock and Roll Hotel, the audience quietly waited. Young couples leaned against the stage, hands folded, knees touching,...

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Review: Kaki King @ The Hamilton 1.30.15

February 3, 2015 | 0 Comments

Photo Credit: Matthias Martin How well do you know your guitar? The audience’s knowledge of intimate relationship between artist and instrument is skewed; a musician can always tell us about their instrument, but never do...

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Photos by Alex Schelldorf One of D.C.’s most prolific DIY music venues, The Dougout, celebrated its third birthday last Sunday with an excellent all-local lineup of bands. Check out our photos of The Obsessives, Qualms, Witch...

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