Tommy Emmanuel (Photo by Alysse Gafkjen)
Tommy Emmanuel, the acclaimed and Grammy-nominated acoustic guitarist, singer, and songwriter, hosts two livestream events with a portion of the proceeds benefiting two prominent independent venues in America. The first event on Saturday, Aug. 15, benefits The Birchmere in Alexandria, Virginia.
“Without some support, we are in danger of losing some of the independent venues that are a part of our culture and our local communities,” Tommy said.
Ships in the Night performs at Black Cat on Aug. 19, 2017. (Photo by Paivi)
Wow, Working Order Records certainly hosted quite a few innovative electronic music acts during its House of Ruth benefit show at Black Cat on Aug. 19. In addition to Working Order Records’ own Technophobia, Alethea Leventhal, better known as Ships in the Night, arrived from Charlottesville, Virginia, to bewitch the audience with her breathy vocals and haunting synths.
Void Vision performs at Black Cat on Aug. 19, 2017. (Photo by Paivi)
As we mentioned earlier, Working Order Records, the record label of DC synthpop duo Technophobia, threw a benefit show for House of Ruth at Black Cat on Saturday, Aug. 19. A few other bands joined the show, and we got some pix of synthwaver Void Vision from Philadelphia.
Katherine Petix of Technophobia performs at Black Cat on Aug. 19, 2017. (Photo by Paivi)
Working Order Records, the record label of DC synthpop duo Technophobia, threw a benefit show for House of Ruth at Black Cat on Saturday, Aug. 19, and Paivi got some pix!
Xeno Oaklander (Photo courtesy the artist)
Xeno and Oaklander, the minimal electronic duo from Brooklyn, are teaming up with DC’s own dark pop outfit Technophobia in a benefit for House of Ruth at Black Cat on Saturday, Aug. 19, to help survivors of domestic abuse and homelessness.
Matt Berninger from The National performing at 9:30 Club on Jan. 19, 2017. (Photo by Paivi)
Brooklyn post-punks The National teamed up with rapper Common to throw a show in support of Planned Parenthood and the All Access Coalition at 9:30 Club on the night before Inauguration Day on Thursday. (Check out some pix of Common from the show here.)
Common performing at 9:30 Club on Thursday, Jan. 19, 2017. (Photo by Paivi)
Common and The National played a benefit show called Show Up! at the 9:30 Club on Thursday, the night before Inauguration Day. The concert was organized by Planned Parenthood and All Access Coalition.