Articles tagged: Concert Review


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Dragonette took us back to the “Twennies” at Union Stage

With every song, Sorbara was able to embody and exude a vibrant, youthful energy.

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Tiffany Day brings the party to her fans with “The Gratitude Tour”

Aptly named, these 19 shows are an ode to Day’s fans, with a setlist showcasing her artistic evolution as she’s steadily grown in popularity.

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Inside the maniacal menagerie that is Alaska Thunderfuck 5000’s Red 4 Filth Tour

As the lights went out and the onstage screen lit up, it became clear that this was more than just an exhibition of music—it was an immersive drag experience.

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Demi Lovato’s return to the stage will leave you saying “Holy Fvck”

Lovato’s Holy Fvck tour is one of healing, catharsis, and rebirth, all delivered through her natural stage presence and breathtaking vocals. 

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Post Malone’s personality and gratitude carry him through his Capital One Arena concert

Malone provided an exciting concert that gave D.C. the opportunity to let loose and sing along on a Tuesday night in October.

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Snippets from a Strokes concert

I was on a mission to experience The Strokes in all of their manifest, authentic glory at least once in my life, and nothing could stand in my way. 

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A pop star in her element, Rina Sawayama dazzles at the Howard Theater

Rina Sawayama is an artist who belongs in stadiums. While the pandemic put a damper on her rise to stardom, Sawayama’s return to the stage comes at an exciting time... Read more

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Conan Gray embodies versatility in a stellar return to the stage

Conan Gray’s 2022 tour has been long-awaited, and it certainly did not disappoint. In fact, it was a true testament to his stellar artistry.

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Felly’s “Rush of the Road” tour demonstrates that the most integral part of a performance is the audience

Christian Felner, whose stage name is Felly, found a love for music in the same town that I did.

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Lyn Lapid is spectacular on Spotify, and even better live

To much of the world, she’s Lyn Lapid—an up-and-coming songwriter-musician with characteristically melodic vocals and captivating song premises. But to me, she’s Katelyn—a high school friend I endlessly bombard with... Read more

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Gus Dapperton’s Last Stop

The screams faded, the lights returned to their normal stable yellow hue, and the crowd slowly started to trickle onto the street, ears still ringing, mouths still grinning. It was... Read more

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Taemin gives fans a final encore with Beyond LIVE

Lee Taemin has spent nearly half his life in the limelight. It has been six and a half years since the Korean idol released his first solo album, and twice... Read more

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BTS connects with fans through online concert Map of the Soul ON:E

Eight months ago, when BTS kicked off promotions for their new album Map of the Soul: 7 (2020) with a monumental performance of “ON” in an empty Grand Central Terminal,... Read more

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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