Psycho Killers (Photo courtesy DMK Publicity)
Here’s a picture: You on a warm spring day at an open-air stage, beer in hand, watching three local cover bands covering the Talking Heads, The Police, and Paul Simon. What a great way to spend Saturday evening, right? Head to The Bullpen, conveniently located outside the Navy Yard Metro Station, on May 4 to do just that.
Humble Fire’s “Mad World” cover (Photo courtesy the band)
DC’s Humble Fire recently released a cover of “Mad World” by Tears for Fears. The dream poppers celebrate the release with a concert at The Pie Shop on Thursday, May 2.
Missio (Photo courtesy Ticketfly)
On April 12, Missio released The Darker The Weather // The Better The Man, the duo’s second full-length album, and now they play 9:30 Club on Thursday, May 2. You can win tickets to go with Parklife DC.
Jeff Austin (Photo courtesy Crossover Touring)
Sleepy Creek Presents hosts the Sixth Annual Sleepy Creek SpringDig on May 3-5, 2019, at Sleepy Creek on the Potomac in Berkeley Springs, West Virginia, with headliners Jeff Austin Band, Drew Emmitt, and Andy Thorn.
Daniel Miller (Photo by Joe Dilworth)
Moogfest, the top synthesizer festival and conference, celebrates its 15th anniversary in Durham, North Carolina, on April 25-28, 2019. The festival will feature a keynote presentation by Martin Gore of Depeche Mode as well as Daniel Miller of Mute Records, along with performances by Thomas Dolby, Kimbra, GAS, Tim Hecker (performing with the Konoyo Ensemble), Matthew Dear, US Girls, and more.
Moogfest recently released the full schedule of events for this year’s festival. Here is our list of the Top 10 things to see and hear at Moogfest 2019!
Charm City Bluegrass Festival (Photo by Brady Cooling Photography)
The award-winning Charm City Bluegrass Festival will take over Baltimore’s Druid Hill Park for a seventh annual celebration of bluegrass, folk, and Americana, headlined by The Bridge, Deer Tick, Steep Canyon Rangers, and Jeff Austin Band, for two days on Friday, April 26, and Saturday, April 27.
Snow Patrol (Photo by Simon Lipman)
Snow Patrol released Wildness, the Northern Irish band’s seventh studio album, in 2018, and the post-Britpop group is on a 21-date North American tour in support of the record. Snow Patrol performs at The Anthem on Friday, April 26.