Snapshots: Emily King @ 9:30 Club — 4/4/19

UntitledEmily King performs at the 9:30 Club in DC on April 4, 2019. (Photo by Brenda Reyes)

Emily King kicked off her Scenery Tour recently at the 9:30 Club. It’s been almost four years since she last came to DC — since the release of The Switch in 2015. And DC embraced Emily with with lots of cheer and couldn’t wait for the night to begin. 

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Snapshots: José González & The String Theory @ Lincoln Theater — 3/20/19

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José González & The String Theory performs at Lincoln Theatre on March 20, 2019.  Photo by Brenda Reyes.

At sold-out Lincoln Theater recently, José González and The String Theory delivered an amazing performance. It was a real treat to have seen a full ensemble of instruments with the vocals of José González to give it magical touch.

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Live Review: CHAI @ Union Stage — 3/18/19

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Chai performs at Union Stage on March 18, 2019. (Photo by Brenda Reyes)

I caught onto Chai in November 2018 and thought that I had to go really far to see them live, but luckily I only needed to catch the metro to Union Stage. Den-Mate and Haiku Hands started the night off amazingly and hope to see them again very soon. After the openers, the crowd started to chant out C-H-A-I, and I was ready for their set to begin.
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Live Review: SHAED @ U Street Music Hall — 3/2/19

Shaed 8 Chelsea Lee of SHAED performs at U Street Music Hall on March 2, 2019. (Photo by Brenda Reyes)

Recently at U Street Music Hall, SHAED (pronounced shade) took the stage to a packed crowd. It was a hometown show, and so it is always nice to come home and play with your closest friends and family. Interestingly enough, the first time I saw SHAED was not in DC but all the way in Chicago at Mamby on the Beach in 2017. So, I was glad to see them closer to home.

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Live Review: The Aces @ Union Stage — 2/26/19

The Aces 7Cristal Ramirez of The Aces performs at Union Stage on Feb. 26, 2019. (Photo by Brenda Reyes) 

Since the first time I caught The Aces at All Things Go last year, I’ve become a huge fan. Katie Henderson, McKenna Petty, and Alisa and Cristal Ramirez took to Union Stage to an uproar of their fans cheering and excited for their sold-out show recently.

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Live Review: Vince Staples @ 9:30 Club — 2/23/19

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The Smile You’re on Camera Tour with Vince Staples stopped by at the 9:30 Club for a two-night run with Armani White and Buddy. It was a weird drizzly night on Saturday for the second night of this stop, but that wasn’t going to stop the sold-out crowd from coming and showing out. Continue Reading