Category: Concerts

STRFKR at 9:30 Club

In a matter of minutes, however, the numbing dreamscape synths spliced into electrifying energy, along with beautifully synchronized patterns and projections blazing among the crowd. By: Jesse Benitez Indie electro pop band, STRFKR, made waves through D.C. during their sold out show at the 9:30 Club on Saturday, February 17. They began their performance with …

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Cold War Kids Set To Perform At GMU’s Homecoming Week

  Cold War Kids Students: $20, $30 Faculty, Staff, Alumni: $30, $40 Guests: $40, $50 Tickets Thurs, Feb 8 Doors 7:30 pm // Show 8:00 pm GMU’s Center for the Arts // Fairfax, VA . . By: Jackie Reed For over a decade, California-based soul rock band Cold War Kids has performed on countless stages, …

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Angel Olsen at 9:30 Club

Olsen played many tracks from her critically acclaimed album My Woman (2016) along with some cuts from her latest release, Phases (2017). By: Nick Wodzinski Alternative and folk-rock queen, Angel Olsen, performed at 9:30 Club on December 14 during her winter tour. Her unique vocal performance along with her vintage rock style filled the room …

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Jaws of Love at DC9

Ayer embodies an essence reflected in the album and live that makes you cherish how special love is from the simple and difficult moments in life. By: Julie Luu You know Local Natives and now you get to know Kelcey Ayer. Kelcey Ayer has been a key member of Local Natives since their beginnings in …

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Cut Copy at 9:30 Club

Coming from an ill-informed music enthusiast and “blind” ear, Cut Copy put on a concert experience that truly amazed. By: Jackie Reed Australian electropop band Cut Copy stopped by 9:30 Club on Wednesday, Nov. 29. Their show was beautifully constructed; it featured a mixed bag of old and new synth tracks, an elaborate light setup, …

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Bleachers at 9:30 Club

With lights dim low, the underlying bass purring, and the red moon cascading on the blank stage curtains, the atmosphere was a mixture of angst and excitement. By: Jackie Reed On Saturday, Nov. 18, Bleachers led a sold-out show at 9:30 Club – one of the last stops of the raved Gone Now tour. Bleachers, …

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Hippo Campus at 9:30 Club

Known for their quick wit indie-pop and youthful sound, Hippo Campus delivered a high energy and electric performance at the 9:30 Club. By: Nick Wodzinski Minnesota based indie-rock quartet, Hippo Campus, made their way through D.C. on Nov. 13 during their 2017 fall tour. Known for their quick wit indie-pop and youthful sound, Hippo Campus …

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Mom Jeans. at Songbyrd Record Café and Music House

The night was jam-packed with some of the hottest emo bands in the scene right now. By: Christian Hernandez The indie/emo band that promotes themselves as “meme rockers” came to Washington DC on Nov. 2 to play a very stacked set at Songbyrd Record Café and Music House. The trio consists of Eric Butler on …

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Fall Out Boy at EagleBank Arena

Having listened to them for years, seeing them live legitimized my unfathomable adoration for their music. By: Laurel Griffin On Thursday Nov. 2, Fall Out Boy proved their place in the music world with their Mania tour. At Eaglebank Arena, Fall Out Boy stopped by to promote their upcoming album, Mania (2018), which is set …

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Death From Above at The Filmore

The band has perfected their craft after years of touring, and they gave one of the most exciting and energetic shows that I’ve ever experienced. By: George Minning On Oct. 28, The Filmore Silver Spring welcomed the eclectic rock-duo Death From Above! The Canadian group consists of only a drummer/vocalist and a bassists/keyboardist, but the …

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