Don’t Miss: Courtney Barnett @ The Anthem, 7/24/18

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Courtney Barnett (Photo by Pooneh Ghana)

Courtney Barnett released Tell Me How You Really Feel, her highly anticipated sophomore album, via Mom+Pop in May, and she is coming to town for a show at The Anthem on Tuesday, July 24.

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Snapshots: Mansionair @ Union Stage — 4/13/18

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Jack Froggatt fronts Mansionair at Union Stage on April 13, 2018. (Photo by Will Colbert)

Australian indie-electronic trio Mansionair brought a heavy dose of atmospheric harmony to Union Stage Friday night. The third stop of the Alt Nation’s Advanced Placement Tour, featuring Mansionair (@Mansionair), Mikky Ekko (@mikkyekko) and NoMBe (@NoMBeMusic), was a showcase of what’s next for alternative music.

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Don’t Miss: Mansionair @ Union Stage, 4/13/18

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Mansionair (Photo courtesy Glassnote Records)

Sydney’s Mansionair returned recently with a single, “Astronaut (Something About Your Love).” The trio perform it and other songs at Union Stage on Friday, April 13 for SiriusXM Presents Alt Nation’s Advanced Placement Tour with Mikky Ekko and NoMBe.

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Music Park: Xylouris White @ Creative Alliance — 3/1/18

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Xylouris White entrances at the Creative Alliance on March 1, 2018. (Photo by David LaMason)

Almost immediately after you see George Xylouris (laouto, Cretan lute) and Jim White (drums), you get the feeling they are two halves of the same whole. As the story goes, Jim met George back in 1990 in a bar in Australia but didn’t start recording and really touring together until 2013. And to a degree that friendship, built over decades, is the fuel for Xylouris White as we saw in a harmonious performance on Thursday at the Creative Alliance at the Patterson Theatre in Baltimore.

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Don’t Miss: Xylouris White @ Creative Alliance at The Patterson, 3/1/18

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Xylouris White (Photo courtesy Bella Union)

Greek singer and lute player George Xylouris and Australian drummer Jim White together are known as Xylouris White, and the duo released their third album, Mother, on Jan. 19 via Bella Union. The duo will soon tour the United States with a date in Baltimore at the Creative Alliance at The Patterson on Thursday, March 1.

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Music Park: Jen Cloher @ Rock and Roll Hotel — 2/1/17

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Jen Cloher plays to a packed Rock & Roll Hotel on Feb. 1, 2018. (Photo by David LaMason)

Jen Cloher, a singer-songwriter from Melbourne, Australia, has been writing, performing, and releasing brilliant folk pop gems since 2005, but last year’s tour opening for Kurt Vile and Courtney Barnett was her first US tour. Jen came to visit DC again on Thursday in her own headlining show at Rock and Roll Hotel.

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Don’t Miss: Jen Cloher @ Rock and Roll Hotel, 2/1/18

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Jen Cloher (Photo courtesy Grandstand Media)

Australian singer-songwriter Jen Cloher released her self-titled fourth album recently via Marathon Artists/Milk! Records. After supporting Courtney Barnett and Kurt Vile on tour last year, Jen is returning to DC on a headlining tour with a show at Rock and Roll Hotel on Thursday, Feb. 1.

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