Black Dog Prowl (Photo courtesy DC Music Rocks)
DC Music Rocks exists to promote music in the DMV, and the syndicated FM radio show/podcast produces the DC Music Rocks Festival, a showcase of local music, at 9:30 Club on Saturday, Aug. 18.
This year’s festival features five bands and two singer-songwriters on one big bill! Experience hip hop and funk with Allthebestkids, blues and grunge with Fellowcraft, hard rock with Black Dog Prowl, R&B and funk with Pebble to Pearl, and indie folk with Kid Brother.
And of course enjoy the work of singer-songwriters MaryJo Mattea and Justin Shapiro, both talented guitar players.
Gary Numan (Photo courtesy BB Gun Press)
The iconic Gary Numan will visit 9:30 Club on a return trip to DC on Friday, Sept. 21! Gary released Savage (Songs from a Broken World), his 18th studio album, last year and performed at 9:30 Club almost a year ago. Now, he’s back, and you can win tickets to see him with Parklife DC.
The xx performs at 9:30 Club on July 26, 2018. (Photo by Paivi)
London trio The xx swung through 9:30 Club for three sold-out dates last week. Paivi dropped by to photograph the second show on July 26, and here are the results!
FIDLAR (Photo courtesy Ticketfly)
California skate punks Fidlar are back with new singles! In January, the band released a cover of Nirvana’s “Frances Farmer Will Have Her Revenge on Seattle” and followed that up in April with “Alcohol.” Last month, they released the cheeky “Mason Ho’s Dream Wave.” Zac Carper and friends are ready to party at 9:30 Club on Tuesday, Sept. 18, and you can be there by winning tickets with Parklife DC.
Uniform performs at 9:30 Club on July 21, 2018. (Photo by Paivi)
Industrial rockers Uniform hit 9:30 Club on Saturday to open Deafheaven. Paivi snapped the gents in action.
Los Amigos Invisibles (Photo courtesy Ticketfly)
Los Amigos Invisibles recently released El Paradise, their 12th studio album, via Sony DADC Mexico. The record received a Grammy nomination for Best Latin, Urban, or Alternative Rock Album, and the band will soon embark on The Paradise Tour 2018, which visits 9:30 Club on Friday, Sept. 14. You can win tickets to go with Parklife DC.
Drab Majesty performs at 9:30 Club on July 21, 2018. (Photo by Paivi)
Los Angeles dark wavers Drab Majesty, consisting of Deb Demure and Mona D, returned to DC on Saturday to open Deafheaven at 9:30 Club. Paivi was there to capture the action!