Category: Concerts

Lit&Local: Transviolet on Tour, Changing the Meaning of Pop

L.A. based band Transviolet is one indie ensemble that is taking the pop revolution by storm. No less than amateur, their upbeat Cali-style classics, mixed with their dark demeanor, is an updated collection up against seemingly alliterated sounds of pop, Top 40 “hits”. Now on tour alongside LANY, coasting through the East Coast, The Kinda Tour connects viewers …

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A Talk With Keith Wortman, Creator/Exec. Producer of Dear Jerry 2

Over the weekend, Blackbird Presents played out two Jerry Garcia tribute shows alongside featured artists to embrace the musical legend’s 30 years of work and musical diversity. Last night, Dear Jerry 2 attributed Grateful Dead’s Jerry Garcia in a methodical performance that honors the artist who challenged the standards of music up until now. Before showtime, WGMU’s Director of …

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Lit&Local: Nemes Live Acoustic Performance, Talks about Touring

Boston Band Nemes (pronounced knee-miss) joins Local Music Director Jackie Reed in the live on-air studio to talk about their tour throughout the East Coast, reminiscing about last night’s show at the Camel in Richmond. Since 2008, Nemes has experimented with the genre of indie and folk rock in creating a sound that sets them apart …

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Made in the USA, Fairfax Performance this Saturday

From Fredericksburg, Virginia, Made in the USA is not your typical bar band. They are greater than the bar crowds filled with greasy food, watered down cocktails, and sweaty people. Instead, they bring the “class” in classic rock. Made in the USA is a cover band that plays classic rock ranging from Bruce Springsteen to ZZ Top to Tom Petty …

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Glass Animals @ Echostage 9/25

Hailing from Oxford, England, Glass Animals are a psychedelic meets alternative meets indie rock band but they would happily tell you that they’re genre-less. Following their breakout success of their debut full length Zaba in 2014, the group released How to Be a Human Being August 26th earlier this year. The new album has a clear …

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