Category: Concerts

Owen Broder @ The Blues Alley

By: Jesse Benitez On Tuesday, September 17th, 2019, New York based saxophonist, Owen Broder, took the stage with his ensemble in Georgetown’s hidden gem, The Blues Alley. Broder and his group captivated D.C. jazz enthusiasts by celebrating the 60th anniversary of Back to Back (1959) and Side by Side (1959), two incredibly phenomenal recordings by some …

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Touch the Buffalo @ Velvet Lounge

By: Jesse Benitez On Thursday, September 5th, 2019, indie grunge band, Touch the Buffalo, performed a powerful set in Washington, D.C. on U Street’s Velvet Lounge. Sharing the stage with three other bands, Touch the Buffalo closed the night off with tunes from their latest album release, Heart Is For (2019). Not only do these …

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OHMME @ DC9 Nightclub

By: Jesse Benitez On Thursday, April 18th, 2019, Chicago’s finest took the stage at DC9 Nightclub, generating pleasantly noisy soundscapes through Washington D.C.’s already bustling 9th Street. That band is known as OHMME, a two-piece rock band consisting of musicians Sima Cunningham and Macie Stewart. The night opened with Bottled Up, a D.C. based punk quartet …

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Vince Staples @ 9:30 Club

By Jonathan Ibarra On February 22nd and 23rd, 2019 the Long Beach, California rapper Vince Staples took the stage at the 9:30 Club on his “Smile, You’re On Camera” tour. Having originally scheduled only one night in DC, Staples had to add a second show after the first night sold out in a matter of …

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Clubhouse Fest @ Laurel Park

By: Rosemary Idisi On October 20th at Laurel Park Racetrack, a number of artists performed at the 2018 Clubhouse Festival. The lineup included Grammy-nominated rapper Tyga, Platinum-selling artists Rich The Kid, Sam Feldt, Lost Kings, and Bonnie x Clyde. The headliner was Grammy-nominated DJ Steve Aoki. The tailgate began at 12 noon with the first performance …

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CLUBHOUSE Fest | Ticket Giveaway

Deadmau5 and Steve Aoki and Rich the Kid – OH MY! You read the flyer right and the line up is as good as you think it is. On Saturday, October 20th at Laurel Park Racetrack, some of the biggest EDM and Hip-Hop artists will come together for Clubhouse Festival. This lineup is presented by …

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Kali Uchis at 9:30 Club

On October 9 and October 10, Columbian-American artist Kali Uchis took the 9:30 Club stage. Originally from Alexandria, VA., Kali had a performance which felt close to home. Her stage presence shined beyond a revolving disco and accompanying live musicians. After an upbeat set from Gabriel Garzón-Montano, Kali opened the show with “Dead to Me”, …

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Gabriel Garzón-Montano at 9:30 Club

Last night was incredible! Kali Uchis performed at 9:30 Club for a sold out crowd on Tuesday, October 9, 2018. Her opener, Gabriel Garzon-Montano, kicked off the show with a spectacular performance of one of his most favored tracks, Golden Wings. The crowd was buzzing with excitement, singing along or mouthing every single word. Garzon-Montano’s attire, or …

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Unknown Mortal Orchestra at 9:30 Club

Right off the bat, I could sense that this wasn’t going to be just like any ordinary show. By: Jesse Benitez Following the release of their fourth studio album, Sex & Food (2018), New Zealand-American psychedelic rock band, Unknown Mortal Orchestra (UMO for short), embarked on a full-length international tour with London-based, electro-dance artist, Makeness. …

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Lit&Live with Mason Day Performers

WGMU’s deejays interviewed 2018’s Mason Day performers prior to their shows on April 27. By: Jesse Benitez, Christian Hernandez, Jonathan Ibarra, Kate Klajbor, Saige MacLeod, Jackie Reed, and Fielder Wise WGMU’s deejays interviewed 2018’s Mason Day performers prior to their shows on April 27. Mason Some Noise: masonsomenoise.com/ Rare Fruit: @rarefruitmusic WusGoodTJ: www.youtube.com/channel/UCbhMuvxc-rvQ3b1SatMqVVA Chud Music: @chudmusic …

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