Live Review: Billie Eilish @ Capital One Arena — 2/9/22

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Billie Eilish performs at Capital One Arena on Feb. 9, 2022. (Photos by Matty Vogel)

In the span of just a handful of years, Billie Eilish has gone from selling out clubs, like the Black Cat in 2018, to huge arena shows like her recent Capital One Arena concert. A testament to not only her incredible stage presence but also the songs that connect to her audience on an almost physical level.

Starting the show off with thunderous drums by brother and collaborator, Finneas, and her long-time drummer, Andrew Marshall, until the opening lines of “bury a friend” as the crowd exploded into applause, singing along to every word. And it wasn’t long before Billie danced her way down the long walkway to sing to fans quite literally face-to-face. One thing that I kept coming back to was how no matter how large the crowd gets, Billie Eilish does make it about the fans and the experience of feeling some connection, even in a room that spans an entire city block.

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Preview: Firefly Music Festival @ The Woodlands (Dover, Del.), 9/23-9/26/21

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Lizzo headlines Firefly 2021 this weekend! (Photo courtesy Firefly Music Festival)

After a year off due to COVID-19 lockdowns, the Firefly Festival returns to Dover, Delaware, this weekend. This festival is an easy drive from DC, Maryland, and Virginia, so take a road trip to see headliners Billie Eilish (Thursday), The Killers (Friday), Tame Impala (Saturday), and Lizzo (Sunday)!

Catch the action at The Woodlands from Thursday, Sept. 23, through Sunday, Sept. 26, 2021.

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Music Park: All Things Go Fall Classic (Day 1) @ Union Market — 10/6/18


Maggie Rogers performs at All Things Go Fall Classic on Oct. 6, 2018. (Photo by Brenda Reyes)

All Things Go Fall Classic was held at Union Market over last weekend, and the Saturday line-up was a noteworthy one because it was an all-women affair. It was a special day to attend to catch the amazing voices in general, but to see women represented like no one has in seen at music festivals it quite remarkable. Maggie Rogers and Liz Plapinger (aka LPX) co-curated the Saturday lineup, and both made sure that the lineup represented women from all genres of the music industry. From rock to R&B to pop, there was something for everybody.

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Don’t Miss: All Things Go Fall Classic @ Union Market, 10/6-10/7/18

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All Things Go Fall Classic returns to Union Market on Saturday, Oct. 6, and Sunday, Oct. 7, heralding an all-female lineup on its first day. You can buy tickets for one- or two-day visits to the festival!

Maggie Rogers and LPX (Lizzy Plapinger) have helped curate an all-female lineup for the first day of the festival, which will feature performances by Billie Eilish, Jessie Reyez, Maggie, LPX, and more. Day two of the festival will see headlining performances by Grammy nominee Carly Rae Jepsen, Misterwives, Betty Who, and other favorites.

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