Snapshots: Peter Murphy @ Baltimore Soundstage — 2/11/19

Peter Murphy @ SoundStage, Baltimore MD, 02/11/2019
Peter Murphy performs at Baltimore Soundstage on Feb. 11, 2019. (Photo by Paivi Salonen)

Peter Murphy visited Baltimore Soundstage recently to celebrate his former gothic rock band Bauhaus with The Ruby Tour: 40 Years of Bauhaus. And he brought along his old Bauhaus bandmate David J. on bass in a rare reunion of Bauhaus players. Paivi Salonen captured the action!

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Snapshots: SRSQ @ Songbyrd Music House — 2/10/19

SRSQ @ Songbyrd, Washington DC, 02/10/2019SRSQ performs at Songbyrd Music House on Feb. 10, 2019. (Photo by Paivi Salonen)

Kennedy Ashlyn, formerly of Them Are Us Too, lost her bandmate and partner in the Ghost Ship warehouse fire of 2016. Recently, she started a new project, calling it SRSQ, and she released an album, Unreality. SRSQ visited Songbyrd Music House recently, and Paivi shot the show.

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Live Review: Colin Blunstone @ City Winery — 2/7/19

Colin Blunstone @ City Winery, Washington DC, 02/07/2019 Colin Blunstone performs at City Winery in DC on Feb. 7, 2019. (Photos by Paivi Salonen; Words by Mickey McCarter)

On the cusp of induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, Colin Blunstone of The Zombies first turned his dazzling vocal power to City Winery in DC for a perfect evening of song and remembrances recently.

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Snapshots: Vertical Horizon @ City Winery — 1/18/19

Vertical Horizon @ City Winery, Washington DC, 01/18/2019
Vertical Horizon performs at City Winery on Jan. 18, 2019. (Photo by Paivi Salonen)

Vertical Horizon released a new album, The Lost Mile, last year, but it wasn’t really on the mind of frontman Matt Scannell when the band performed at DC’s City Winery recently. Instead, the concert spanned the career of Matt’s band, founded originally in DC, with a big focus on Everything You Want, its 1999 hit album, Everything You Want, according to Setlist.fm.

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Live Review: MØ @ 9:30 Club — 1/15/19

MØ @ 9:30 Club, Washington DC, 15/01/2019
Mø performs at 9:30 Club on Jan. 15, 2019. (Photo by Paivi)

Danish electropop singer Mø recently performed in a sold-out show at the 9:30 Club, bringing joyful music to fans eager to sing along, stomp, and dance. Known for hits like “Lean On” and other musical collaborations, Mø showed that she’s capable of standing on her own as a pop singer with catchy songs such as “Kamikaze” and “Nights With You.”

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