Gregory Porter performs at Strathmore Music Center on Feb. 15, 2019. (Photo by Will Colbert)
Two-time Grammy award-winning singer-songwriter Gregory Porter provided a bonus night of romance for a Strathmore Music Center audience not ready to let go of Valentine’s Day recently. The baritone vocalist gave a virtuoso performance as he delivered his deeply personal lyrics and paid tribute to jazz greats.
The High and Mighty Brass Band performs at 9:30 Club on Feb. 15, 2019. (Photo by Ari Strauss)
The High and Mighty Brass Band killed it at the 9:30 Club recently, appearing as the opening act for New Orleans funk jam band, Galactic on its Already Ready Already tour.
Adrianne Lenker mesmerizes at the Metro Gallery on Feb. 16, 2019. (Photo by David LaMason)
Adrianne Lenker, front person for the band Big Thief, creates the kind of music that is both beautiful and heart breaking. It’s also easy to lose yourself in the stories she tells. And tell them she did at Metro Gallery in Baltimore recently.
Gregory Porter (Photo courtesy Universal Music Group)
Jazz master Gregory Porter most recently released Nat King Cole and Me, a personal tribute to the great Nat King Cole, via Decca Records/Universal Music Group. He’s now coming to perform at the Strathmore Music Center on Friday, Feb. 15.
Rachael Price fronts Lake Street Dive at Rams Head Live on Jan. 3, 2019. (Photo by Ari Strauss)
Lake Street Dive kicked off 2019 on the right foot recently with a sold-out show at Baltimore’s Rams Head Live. The show continued the band’s successful Free Yourself Up Tour, begun last summer in support of its most recent album of the same name, released in May 2018 via Nonesuch Records.
T-Rextasy (Photo by Ulloa Photo and Video Center)
On Jan. 3, punks T-Rextasy release Prehysteria, their follow-up album to Jurassic Punk. Then on Jan. 16, the band performs at Pie Shop, the stage level of Dangerously Delicious Pies, with local punk faves Bacchae. You can win tickets to go with Parklife DC.
Haerts perform at DC9 on Dec. 3, 2018. (Photo by Mickey McCarter)
Nini Fabi and Ben Gebert recruited a lively room at DC9 as the “Haerts DC Choir,” and everyone went home a little happier after a recent show by the dreampop duo.