Browsing the "Shows" Category →

Each year, veteran D.C. musician Ben Tufts hosts a massive fundraiser for the The Craig Tufts Educational Scholarship Fund, an award dedicated to his late father who served as chief naturalist of the National Wildlife Federation. Over...

Read More →

Photos and videos by Matthias Martin At the intersection of a record label, house venue, music collective, and mindset lies Babe City, who celebrated their first anniversary on Saturday night by throwing a massive birthday show at 9:30...

Read More →

Photos by Alley Gibson Last Friday, 9:30 Club hosted a massive, all-local lineup, featuring The Project, Todd Wright, Irresponsible, Yum, The Elegant Plums and StereoRiots....

Read More →

Photos by Alex Schelldorf After releasing their latest album, Everybody’s Coming Down, earlier this month, The Good Life performed at Rock and Roll Hotel last Saturday with Big Harp....

Read More →

D.C. native Samantha Lewis-Wright, founder and lead organizer of SlutWalk D.C., has a very personal interest in the cause she leads. After majoring in human sexuality in college, then working for multiple women’s rights and...

Read More →

Photos by Julia Leiby...

Read More →
Thurston Moore

Photos: Thurston Moore @ Black Cat 8.7.15

August 11, 2015 | 0 Comments

On the last leg of his East Coast tour, former Sonic Youth guitarist Thurston Moore stopped by the Black Cat on Friday night....

Read More →

By Alex Schelldorf Beautiful photos from last Saturday’s show at 9:30 Club with Desaparecidos, The So So Glos and The Banddroidz....

Read More →

Photos by Albert Jiang  Santa Monica rock outfit Cayucas played at Rock and Roll Hotel Monday night to a packed room. The band is made up of twin brothers Zach and Ben Yudin, who use their...

Read More →
JasonRing

Show Review: Doah Fest

August 4, 2015 | 0 Comments

I was floating on a raft in the Shenandoah River–the water was a refreshing 78 degrees. The sun was shining down against a robin’s egg blue backdrop. The sound that echoed in the valley of the river came from the award-winning bluegrass...

Read More →

Words by Maeve McDermott and Alex Schelldorf. Photos by Alex Schelldorf. On Sunday night, Merriweather Post Pavilion in nearby Columbia, Maryland hosted two bands each returning with new albums after more than a decade. Both...

Read More →

In It Together Fest is winding down as I write. The weekend delivered a cultural smörgåsbord of house shows, temporary galleries and general partying for the festival’s second year running. Last Thursday started the weekend off...

Read More →
_MG_7050

Photos: Run For Cover @ Black Cat 7.25.15

July 28, 2015 | 0 Comments

Photos by Irene Yoon Starting in 2002, Run For Cover was one of the biggest D.C. music events of the year. The show brought together some of the area’s best musicians to show-off their wildest...

Read More →

Most of us have friends who we can rely on for advice–music advice, that is. When they say “They play a great live show,” you pay attention. Luckily, I have friends like that — I...

Read More →

The penultimate Fort Reno show kicked off right on time last Thursday, with a lineup The Washington Post deemed the “most diverse” bill of all the shows. Between the alt-rock subgenres present (punk, krautrock and...

Read More →

Photos by Iana Kozelsky Missed Tanlines sold out show last night? Here are some gorgeous shots from the night by Iana Kozelsky....

Read More →