Live Review: Noah Gundersen @ Black Cat — 10/16/19

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Noah Gundersen performs at the Black Cat on Oct. 16, 2019. (Photo by Brenda Reyes)

Noah Gundersen and an intimate venue like the Black Cat was an ideal match. It was a perfect opportunity for Noah to get closer to his fans recently — and for the fans to enjoy his latest work. This DC show marked exactly the halfway point for Noah’s tour.

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Live Review: Steve Lacy @ 9:30 Club — 10/6/19

stevelacySteve Lacy performs at the 9:30 Club on Oct. 6, 2019. (Photo by Brenda Reyes) 

As soon as I walked into the 9:30 Club, I knew that it was going to be a good night. The crowd was living for Kari Faux (opening DJ) and it was a sold-out show. She warmed up the crowd to an incredible night for Steve Lacy and his fans.

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Live Review: Banks @ The Fillmore Silver Spring — 9/11/19

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Jillian Banks performs at The Fillmore Silver Spring on Sept. 11, 2019 (Photo by Brenda Reyes) 

The last time I saw BANKS in DC was during her Goddess era, just five years ago. She arrived again recently to greet her loyal fanbase at The Fillmore Silver Spring, promoting her just-released third studio album III. I had a lot of catching up to do!

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Live Review: Dirty Projectors @ 9:30 Club — 9/8/19

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Dave Longstreth and Nat Baldwin of Dirty Projectors play at the 9:30 Club on Sept. 8, 2019. (Photo by Brenda Reyes)

Dirty Projectors‘ joint tour with Deerhunter finally came to the 9:30 Club for a fulfilling night recently —  both bands are no strangers to DC.  Dirty Projectors had just played last summer 2018 for their latest album Lamp Lit Prose

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