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Snapshots: Maggie Rose @ The Birchmere — 5/26/24

Maggie Rose, the Potomac, Maryland, native who is making waves in Nashville, dropped by for a DMV hometown show at The Birchmere just a few days ago.

James Todd Miller was there to photograph the show!

Live Review: Our Last Night w/ Broadside, Normandie @ The Fillmore Silver Spring — 5/21/24

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Post-hardcore rockers Our Last Night recently took over The Fillmore Silver Spring with an absolute banger of a night for their Covers Only Tour, selling out the show!  

Preview: Nation of Language @ 9:30 Club, 6/16/24

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Brooklyn new wave trio Nation of Language continue their ascent with their biggest DC show to date at 9:30 Club on Sunday, June 16, in support of of their 2023 album, Strange Disciple, which went on to be named Rough Trade’s No. 1 Album of The Year last year.

Preview: English Teacher @ The Atlantis, 6/9/24

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Leeds, UK-based English Teacher recently released their debut album, This Could Be Texas, via Island Records. The quartet soon embark on a USA tour that includes a show at The Atlantis in DC on Sunday, June 9!

Preview: Dwight Yoakam @ The Anthem, 5/31/24

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Dwight Yoakam has sold more than 25 million albums worldwide, and he is a 21-time nominated, multiple GRAMMY Award winner. He has 12 gold albums and 9 platinum or multi-platinum albums, with five of those albums topping Billboard’s Country Albums chart and another 14 landing in the Top 10.

At The Anthem on Friday, May 31, Dwight Yoakam celebrates his remarkable catalog with a career-spanning concert in DC!

Live Review: Ruth Moody @ The Birchmere — 5/23/24

Ruth Moody, well-known as a member of The Wailin’ Jennys, is currently on tour promoting her new album Wanderer. It’s a splendid album of tracks written about her life in music, travel, and living and learning in today’s fast-paced musical world — and she played some of it live at The Birchmere recently.

Live Review: Lucero w/ William Matheny @ The Birchmere — 5/21/24

Memphis is one of the most important cities in American music, a place where the blues and country and R&B met and gave birth to rock n’ roll in the ’50s. And it’s still a hub of great music today: Witness Lucero, a fantastic rock band that straddles alt-country and heartland rock, and represents its home city with great pride.

In a recent show, their first time at The Birchmere, the Ben Nichols-fronted band played their anthemic songs to an audience that couldn’t get enough.

Around Town: Marty Stuart and His Fabulous Superlatives @ NPR Tiny Desk Concert (Published May 6, 2024)

Marty Stuart is a living legend. The country crooner and his band, His Fabulous Superlatives, travel to the DC area regularly for performances, often selling out The Birchmere or Wolf Trap.

Not too long ago, Marty Stuart and His Fabulous Superlatives packed NPR headquarters for an NPR Tiny Desk Concert. I had the sincere pleasure of being in attendance, and it was my first-ever NPR Tiny Desk Concert.

Live Review: Joyner Lucas w/ Grafh and Dax @ The Fillmore Silver Spring — 5/22/24

After the successful release of his album Not Now I’m Busy, Joyner Lucas recently brought his highly anticipated tour to the DMV area, delivering an unforgettable performance at The Fillmore Silver Spring.

Preview: The Reverend Horton Heat @ Baltimore Soundstage — 5/29/24

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Loaded guns, space heaters, and big skies. Welcome to the lethal littered landscape of Jim Heath’s imagination. True to his high evangelical calling, Jim is a Revelator, both revealing and reinterpreting the country-blues-rock roots of American music. He’s a time-traveling space-cowboy on a endless interstellar musical tour, and we are all the richer & “psychobillier” for getting to tag along.

Seeing The Reverend Horton Heat live is a transformative experience. So catch him live at Baltimore Soundstage on Wednesday, May 29.