Articles tagged: Concert Review


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The Glorious Sons and Des Rocs Keep Rock ‘n’ Roll Alive at the 9:30 Club

Picture a guy that looks like a young Bob Dylan (after going electric) crossed with Timothée Chalamet sporting a Peaky Blinders haircut. Now picture that same guy, covered in sweat,... Read more

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Louis the Child does not win crown at concert

On the night of the first snowfall in Washington, DC, dozens of colorfully underdressed audience members, most with large, ugly, green stamps on the back of their hands, waited in... Read more

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Mitski and the Lonely

I am standing in some random Henle apartment I’ve never been to before at 11:47 PM on a Saturday. It is cramped and sweaty but covered in attempts to make... Read more

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Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds finds a captive audience in the nostalgic and weird

On October 25 Nick Cave and The Bad Seeds performed at The Anthem to a full audience. The band, whose first iteration was formed in 1983 and now has a... Read more

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Concert Review: Coast Modern, March 19, 9:30 Club

“We’re gonna get weird tonight!” Singer Coleman Trapp of Coast Modern proclaimed such after performing the first track of the band’s 9:30 Club setlist: “Tiny Umbrella,” a beachy tongue-in-cheek tune... Read more

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Concert Review: Adult Mom, Feb. 13, Songbyrd

On Feb. 13, Adult Mom played the final show of their two-week long tour at The Songbyrd Record Cafe and Music House. With opening acts by Field Medic and Chris... Read more

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Concert Review: Dead & Company, Nov. 21, Capital One Arena

The culture and legacy of the Grateful Dead experienced a kind of revival this past summer: the Long Strange Trip documentary was completed and released, the famous Cornell ‘77 recordings... Read more

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Concert Review: Grizzly Bear, Nov. 8, The Anthem

The industrially chic and technologically savvy venue The Anthem was an appropriate location for the bearded, beanie-wearing crowd that came to see the indie-rock group Grizzly Bear on Nov. 8.... Read more

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Concert Review: Bad Suns, Oct. 29, 9:30 Club

As Bad Suns took to the stage at the 9:30 Club on Oct. 29, lead vocalist Christo Bowman proclaimed his pride of finally headlining at the venue. The band has... Read more

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Concert Review: The Weeknd, Sept. 15, Capital One Arena

In line with the 80’s sci-fi themes of his latest album Starboy, Abel Tesfaye, better known as the Weeknd, opened his show at Capital One Arena on Sept. 15 amidst... Read more

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Concert Review: Tank and The Bangas, July 21, Songbyrd Music House

The must-watch video that won Tank and The Bangas NPR’s 2017 Tiny Desk Contest offers just a fraction of the contagious energy they brought to their concert at Adams Morgan’s... Read more

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Concert Review: Red Hot Chili Peppers, Verizon Center, April 12

Performing in an arena and engaging a 20,000 person audience is no easy task, but at the Verizon Center on Wednesday, April 12, the Red Hot Chili Peppers made it... Read more

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Concert Review: Tennis, 9:30 Club, March 19

Wearing a sequined shirt that looked like it belonged to Donna Summer, Tennis guitarist Patrick Riley walked on stage ready to perform. The duo’s second half and lead singer, Alaina... Read more

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Concert Review: Blind Pilot, Rams Head Live!, Feb. 4

Blind Pilot played to an enthusiastic crowd at their show at Rams Head Live in Baltimore on Feb. 4. The Portland-based group’s music does not fall squarely in the category... Read more

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An Energetic Return: Good Charlotte at Echostage, 11/16

After breaking their four-year hiatus with a four show mini-tour earlier this year, Good Charlotte performed at Echostage on Nov. 16. The Youth Authority tour featured both Good Charlotte and... Read more

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Mac Miller Delivers Surprising Energy at the Fillmore

Given the number of drug references, not to mention the overall psychedelic tone, in Mac Miller’s music, one might expect his live show to be a little more, shall we... Read more

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Vance Joy is an Awkward Delight

The scent of Halloween fills my nostrils. That same thick, white smoke used for haunted houses pours over the stage and wafts over the heads of concert goers in the... Read more

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Christian McBride Trio captivates at Bohemian Caverns

Christian McBride is imposing in every sense of the word. Standing almost as tall as his instrument, the bass player, planted in the center of U Street’s Bohemian Caverns in... Read more

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Twenty One Pilots Takes 9:30

In the middle of their set, lead singer of Twenty One Pilots Tyler Joseph said, “When you have the microphone you can do whatever you want,” and that’s exactly what... Read more

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Synth and Serenity: Sylvan Esso takes the Howard Theatre

Walking down U Street towards the Howard Theatre’s classic, regal exterior, I saw the awakening signs of the neighborhood’s dynamic nightlife. I arrived 30 minutes before doors opened, and a... Read more