Snapshots: The Dead South @ 9:30 Club — 11/20/18

The Dead South @ 9:30 Club, Washington DC, 11/20/2018
The Dead South performs at 9:30 Club on Nov. 20, 2018. (Photo by Paivi)

Canadian bluegrass band The Dead South stopped by 9:30 Club recently on their Voices in Your Head Tour, riding a wave of chart success for their two studio albums. Paivi was there to shoot the show.

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Music Park: John Butler Trio @ Warner Theatre — 11/16/18

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John Butler performs at Warner Theatre on Nov. 16, 2018. (Photo by Ari Strauss)

The John Butler Trio performed to a packed Warner Theatre on Friday as it kicked off a 20-city US tour to support its most recent album, Home, which was released in September via Jarrah Records.

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Music Park: Jim Lauderdale @ City Winery — 10/31/18

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Jim Lauderdale performs at Michael Hearne’s Big Barndance Music Festival in Taos, New Mexico, on Sept. 4, 2014. (Photo by Dave Hensley)

Music is a source of strength and comfort for me. The music that I love melts away my stress, and the messages it contains help me maintain a positive attitude about life and the world. The tragic domestic terrorism of the last week has affected me deeply, challenging my ability to do that. Not only am I Jewish, but I have close family who live in Pittsburgh, and knew victims from the Tree of Life.

Jim Lauderdale’s solo acoustic show in the Wine Garden at City Winery was balm for my troubled soul.

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Snapshots: The Lantern Tour @ Warner Theater — 10/25/18

TheLanternTour_WarnerTheatre Jackson Browne performs at the Warner Theatre for The Lantern Tour on Oct. 25, 2018. (Photo by Ari Strauss)

Several singer-songwriters gathered at the Warner Theatre recently for a common cause, the belief that all human beings have basic human rights, no matter who they are or where they are in the world.

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Don’t Miss: Jim Lauderdale @ City Winery, 10/31/18

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Jim Lauderdale (Photo by Scott Simontacchi)

Singer-songwriter Jim Lauderdale released two albums in August via Yep Roc — one brand new one, Time Flies, and a “lost” album, Jim Lauderdale & Roland White. The Grammy Award winner performs at City Winery on Wednesday, Oct. 31.

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Music Park: Tyler Childers @ The 8×10 — 10/16/18


Tyler Childers performs at The 8×10 in Baltimore on Oct. 16, 2018. (Photo by Matt Ruppert)

Tyler Childers recently released his early recordings Live on Red Barn Radio I & II on vinyl and CD with a flashy new cover. Having been on tour for just a slice short of forever (Tyler sang a tune called “Ever Lovin’ Hand” about, well, I’ll call it monogamy and the loneliness of touring two-thirds of the year), this tour was not exactly for the new record, but a continuation of the heavy lifting he and the boys have been muscling through, as they did at The 8×10 in Baltimore on Oct. 16.

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Music Park: Town Mountain @ Pearl Street Warehouse — 10/12/18

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Town Mountain performs at Pearl Street Warehouse on Oct. 12, 2018. (Photo by Ari Strauss)

If you’re a fan of bluegrass, you likely know Town Mountain. The North Carolina quintet is at the forefront of the next generation of bluegrass greatness. They have a new album coming on Oct. 26th — New Freedom Blues — and the band made a stop at Pearl Street Warehouse recently to put on a show and promote the album.

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