Snapshots: Sleigh Bells @ 9:30 Club — 2/14/18

Sleigh Bells perform at the 9:30 Club in Washington, D.C.
Alexis Krauss fronts Sleigh Bells at 9:30 Club on Feb. 14, 2018. (Photo by Kyle Gustafson)

There are worse ways to spend Valentine’s Day than getting your face melted off by Sleigh Bells’ monster riffs and senses-assaulting light show in a very crowded 9:30 Club.

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Snapshots: Iyves @ DC9 — 2/8/18

Iyves @ DC9, Washington DC, 02/08/2018
Ivyes performs at DC9 on Feb. 8, 2018. (Photo by Paivi)

In 2015, Iyves grabbed attention with her signature soulful style on Let the Water Run, her debut EP. The Brooklyn singer, born Hannah Taxman, also appears to be recording under her last name as Taxman. Whatever the case, Iyves visited DC9 to open Paperwhite on Thursday and left a big impression on us indeed!

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Snapshots: Yoke Lore @ Songbyrd Music House — 1/29/17

Yoke Lore performs at Songbyrd Music House on Jan. 29, 2018. (Photo by Isaiah Hattix)

Adrian Galvin, formerly of Walk the Moon, now has a solo project called Yoke Lore. He recently launched his first headlining tour, which visited Songbyrd Music House on Jan. 29, on the heels of several EPs of new music.

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Don’t Miss: Paperwhite @ DC9, 2/8/18

Paperwhite (Photo courtesy the band)

Katie and Ben Marshall are a brother and sister duo known as Paperwhite. The Brooklyn dreampop band released new singles in 2017, following their first two EPs, Magic and Escape. Katie and Ben have performed at DC9, Black Cat, and U Street Music Hall in DC in the past, and they will return to DC9 to kick off a new tour on Thursday, Feb. 8.

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Don’t Miss: Steve Aoki @ Echostage, 2/10/18

Steve Aoki (Photo courtesy Girlie Action Media, Marketing, and Management)

Steve Aoki released Steve Aoki Presents Kolony, his fourth studio album and a #1 debut on the Electronic Album charts, last summer via Dim Mak Records and Ultra Records. Now, the Grammy-nominated DJ and producer will launch his North American Kolony Tour here in DC at Echostage on Saturday, Feb. 10!

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