Oh He Dead performs in Bethesda, Maryland, on Jan. 25, 2020 (Photo by Mark Caicedo)
Jammin’ Java’s Summerfest continues this Friday, July 3, with Oh He Dead. Originally founded as a duo in 2014 by Andy Valenti and CJ Johnson, the band now consists of five players: CJ on vocals and Andy on rhythm guitar with Alex Salser (lead guitar), John Daise (bass), and Adam Ashforth (drums). A healthy mix of classic R&B, funk, and folk, the Washington Post calls Oh He Dead’s music an “infectious and soulful sound.”
The show is currently sold out, but read on to see what you can expect if you’re going!
“A Song & A Slice: A Socially Distanced Outdoor Concert Series,” the title for the Jammin’ Java Summerfest performances, celebrates the opening of Union Pie (Jammin’ Java’s new pizza shop) but also benefits a different cause chosen by the artist with a dollar from each beer sold also going to those causes. Oh He Dead will be singing in support of Black Live Matter DMV.
Watch Oh He Dead covering The Zutons’ “Valerie” at The Kennedy Center in 2019 on YouTube:
Please join Jammin’ Java for its first outdoor concerts this summer, and help support some great causes! These are suggested donation shows, each benefitting a different cause chosen by the artist. The donations as well as $1 from every beer sold will go to those causes.
This series is here to celebrate the opening of Union Pie at Jammin’ Java, the venue’s newest pizza shop! Enjoy thin-crust pizza, loaded fries, salads, drinks, and cocktails in outdoor seating and limited-capacity indoor seating. Jammin’ Java serves food and drinks through the show.
Please wear a mask at all times to respect the distance to the people around you.
The show is sold out but click here for more details.
Oh He Dead
Saturday, July 3
Doors @ 6pm