Category: Concerts

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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Oh Wonder at 9:30 Club

What a wonder – Oh Wonder was at the 9:30 Club in D.C. on Monday, Oct. 2. By: Laurel Griffin What a wonder – Oh Wonder was at the 9:30 Club in D.C. on Monday, Oct. 2. Who is Oh Wonder? The band originated in London, England, back in 2014 and consists of two band …

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Lit&Local with Death From Above

    Death From Above’s Jesse F. Keeler joined WGMU’s George Minning for an upbeat conversation revolving around their newest album, Outrage! Is Now (2017) and recent fall tour.       Full interview:   Death From Above with The Beaches will be stopping by The Filmore Silver Spring on Saturday, October 28th. Follow Death …

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Crystal Fighters @ Black Cat 04/14

Sasha Toophanie, Music Director On April 7th, 2017, Washington D.C.’s Black Cat was humming with anticipation for Crystal Fighters! The electronic/folk band hails from London and their third studio album, “Everything is My Family” released October 21st, 2016. Crystal Fighters have gained a loyal following since their first album release in 2010, and much of …

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