Category: Concerts

Lit&Live with Mannywellz

 By: Jackie Reed Nigerian-born and Maryland-based artist Mannywellz stopped by WGMU’s on-air studio to share insight about his debut album Soulfro (2018), tour life, his DACA experience, and future plans. He will be performing at Union Stage on March 5, and at Volition’s Open Mic on March 8. For interview and in-studio links, go to https://soundcloud.com/wgmu/sets/litlive-with-mannywellz/. …

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Tyler, The Creator at The Anthem

On February 25, all hell broke loose. By: Jackie Reed On February 25, all hell broke loose. The Anthem hosted an epic, mind-numbing show with Taco (of Odd Future), Vince Staples, and Tyler, The Creator. Taco shared a DJ set of hip-hop tracks that embody radio charts today – think Drake’s “God’s Plan”, Kendrick Lamar’s …

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Jordan Rakei at Union Stage

Though Rakei is well-known for his collaborations with artists like Disclosure and Tom Misch, this show exclusively fronted his own works, rather than reminiscing along to his previously successful singles with such deejays. By: Jackie Reed Jordan Rakei performed at Union Stage on Saturday, Feb. 24. His show was a jazzy set which emulated his …

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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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