Live Review: Gaelic Storm @ The Birchmere, 1/29/19

GaelicStorm- Gaelic Storm performs at The Birchmere on Jan. 29, 2019. (Photo by Ari Strauss)

When Gaelic Storm took the stage at The Birchmere recently, frontman Patrick Murphy had his tongue firmly planted in cheek as he congratulated the capacity crowd for bravely trudging out in the, ahem, storm to attend a concert. (Earlier in the day, several area schools and employers had an early dismissal in anticipation of a snow and ice storm that never really developed.)

Continue Reading

Live Review: The Soft Moon @ Rock and Roll Hotel — 1/19/19

Untitled
The Soft Moon performs at Rock and Roll Hotel in DC on Jan. 19, 2019. (Photos by Andy Jillson; Words by Mickey McCarter)

With a scattershot of noise and an urgent, shadowy vocal, The Soft Moon launched the band’s recent show at the Rock and Roll Hotel, setting the tone for an evening of looking within to unearth pain and sorrow.

Continue Reading