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Reviewed By: Eric Zurita Photos By: John-Paul Zajackowski Shark Week opened last Friday night’s show at Red Palace with some fast-paced art rock fronted by Ryan Hunter Mitchell, their fiery redheaded lead singer. Mitchell led...

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Reviewed by: Gregory Ayers Photos By: John-Paul Zajackowski The Mynabirds brought their foot-stompin’ folk-rock to the Black Cat Friday night. D.C. native Laura Burhenn led the charge through a solid set that included dance-inflected doo-wop,...

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Reviewed By: Gregory Ayers Photos By: Khamp Sykhammountry     A full, diverse menu of rock ‘n’ roll talent was on display Saturday night at LivingSocial’s brick-and-mortar embodiment, 918 F Street. Openers The Young Rapids...

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STPP Fest Part 2: Mellow Mushroom 10.7.12

October 11, 2012 | 2 Comments

Reviewed By: Gregory Ayers Photos By: John-Paul Zajackowski     This past Sunday, I swung by the Mellow Mushroom stage to catch the last batch of what STPP fest had to offer this year-which included D.C....

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STPP Fest Part 1: Black Squirrel 10.5.12

October 11, 2012 | 0 Comments

Reviewed By: Clay Conger Photos By: John-Paul Zajackowski From 8PM to 2AM, I had seven bands to cover at Black Squirrel in Adams Morgan. There were Pumpkin Ales and Triple Hops aplenty, and a slowly...

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Reviewed By: Stephanie Williams Photos By: Amelia Calderon “Anything Goes” should have been the tagline for Heavy Breathing‘s album release show at Comet Ping Pong. Being very familiar with the band’s eccentrically charming live performances,...

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Reviewed By: Stephanie Williams Photos By: John-Paul Zajackowski Usually when a band says they’re having a release ‘party’, it’s never really taken in the literal sense-unless, of course, you’re Dance for the Dying. With a sea...

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Reviewed By: Clay Conger Ra Ra Rasputin celebrated their five-years of band bliss with a big show at Black Cat Mainstage last Friday. With three other electronic acts on the bill, here’s a play-by-play on...

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GEMS @ R&R Hotel 9.22.12

September 26, 2012 | 0 Comments

Reviewed By: Gregory Ayers Photos By:  John-Paul Zajackowski     D.C.’s dream-pop band GEMS (which formerly performed under the moniker Birdlips) delivered an ethereal but groove-driven set of songs, playing second on a bill that included Tigertronics...

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Thievery Corporation @ The Fairgrounds 9.15.12

September 18, 2012 | 0 Comments

Review and Photos By: John-Paul Zajackowski Thievery Corporation at The Fairground presented an impeccable reverence and love for D.C. local music, with an added bonus of two very energetic bands Gogol Bordello and Michael Franti & Spearhead. The crowd...

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Photos By: John-Paul Zajackowski An all-electronic line-up graced the Black Cat Mainstage on Friday, September 7th-with Volta Bureau, Protect-U and Redline Graffiti. Check out some highlights from the show below:...

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Reviewed By: Clay Conger Photos By: John-Paul Zajackowski Last Friday, I was walking through Columbia Heights, trying to find The Dunes. When I found its sign, a gruff woman on her smoke break gestured up...

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STPP Benefit Show @ Black Cat 8.3.12

August 9, 2012 | 1 Comments

Reviewed By: Clay Conger   When I showed up to Black Cat last Friday for the last leg of Sweet Tea Pumpkin Pie Festival’s benefit concerts, the dance floor was mostly empty while people swiveled...

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Reviewed by: Jennifer Lohmanns One of the most anticipated local shows of the summer, the Red Palace was filled to capacity as Deleted Scenes made their way back from their national tour to celebrate their...

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