Eli “Paperboy” Reed performs at The Soundry on May 5, 2019. (Photo by Ari Strauss)
Eli “Paperboy” Reed headlined a pair of shows over last weekend at DC’s The Hamilton and its sister venue, The Soundry in Columbia, Maryland. The Brooklyn-based artist recently released a new album, 99 Cent Dreams on April 19 via Yep Roc Records, and he is on tour to promote it.
Jonny Pierce (Photo by Nicholas Moore)
The Drums released Brutalism, the fifth studio album by the Jonny Pierce-fronted project, last month via Anti- Records. Jonny is on tour with a stop at the Black Cat on Saturday, May 11.
Escort performs at U Street Music Hall on April 18, 2019. (Photo by Katherine Gaines)
Escort dropped a new album, City Life, earlier this month, and then the band came to U Street Music Hall to boogie down. Katherine Gaines got some snaps.
Mitski amazes a sold-out Rams Head Live on April 19, 2019. (Photo by David LaMason)
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Escort (Photo by Daniel Manuel)
Nu disco trio Escort will release new album City Life on April 12 — and soon after, the band will perform at U Street Music Hall on Thursday, April 18.
Com Truise (Photo by Effixx)
One of the many personas of producer and designer Seth Haley, Com Truise will perform at Union Stage on Friday, April 12, presented in conjunction with Songbyrd Music House & Record Cafe.
The Brother Brothers (Photo by Erika Kapin)
The Brother Brothers, identical twins Adam and David Moss, brought their folk duo act to The Hamilton on Tuesday night, where they were enthusiastically received.
Wet (Photo courtesy Columbia Records)
Indie pop duo Wet released Still Run, its sophomore album, last year via Columbia Records, and they are touring it with Kilo Kish with a stop at 9:30 Club on Tuesday, March 5. You can win tickets to go with Parklife DC.
Rachael & Vilray perform at The Miracle Theatre in DC on Feb. 22, 2019. (Photo by Ari Strauss)
One word constantly sifted through my mind recently while attending a Rachael & Vilray performance at The Miracle Theatre on Capitol Hill recently: vintage. The music, the gear from which it resonated, and the venue itself all exuded vintage qualities.
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.