Live Review: Julian Lage Trio @ Union Stage — 11/28/18

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The Julian Lage Trio performs at Union Stage on Nov. 28, 2018. (Photo by Mark Caicedo)

Julian Lage bounded onstage wearing a huge grin that never left his face the entire evening in his recent appearance at Union Stage. And for good reason — his trio thrilled on many levels: technically, musically, and emotionally. Along with his two companions, Jorge Roeder on standup bass and Kenny Wollesen on drums, Julian’s set hit all the right notes, flowing like one long beautiful song, and it kept us all smiling along with him.

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Snapshots: Reel Big Fish @ Rams Head Live — 11/25/18

Reel Big FishReel Big Fish performs at Rams Head Live on Nov. 25, 2018. (Photo by Jules McNamara)

California ska band Reel Big Fish are not one to leave a pun unexplored, as their name suggests! And so they dropped by Rams Head Live on Sunday for a show on their The Tickle My Tiki TOURch. Jules McNamara was there to capture the action!

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Don’t Miss: The Internet @ The Fillmore Silver Spring, 12/3/18

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The Internet (Photo by Jabari Jacobs)

The Internet released Hive Mind, the band’s fourth studio record, on Columbia Records over the summer. The quintet are on the Hive Mind Tour, which visits The Fillmore Silver Spring on Monday, Dec. 3. (A second show on Tuesday, Dec. 4, is sold out!)

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Music Park: Young the Giant w/ Lights @ The Anthem — 11/16/18

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Sameer Gadhia, of Young the Giant, keeps the crowd dancing all night at The Anthem on Nov. 16, 2018. (Photo by Shantel Breen) 

Who doesn’t like to dance on a Friday night?  Young the Giant showed up at The Anthem this past Friday and gave everyone a reason to dance all night. Shantel Breen went to take part in the fun.

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Music Park: Bob Weir and Wolf Bros @ Warner Theatre — 11/12/18

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Bob Weir and Wolf Bros rock a sold out Warner Theatre on Nov. 12, 2018. (Photo by David LaMason)

Over the summer, Bob Weir, most famous as a founding member of the Grateful Dead, formed a new trio with legendary musician and producer Don Was on upright bass and former Primus drummer Jay Lane on drums. Over the trio’s inaugural tour, Bob Weir and Wolf Bros have been playing a mix of Grateful Dead tunes covers, and a few newer songs. And on a messy, rainy Monday, Bob and company brought a healthy dose of sun to the Warner Theatre.

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Don’t Miss: Seven Lions @ Echostage — 11/17/18

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Seven Lions (Photo courtesy Rephlektor)

California DJ Seven Lions, born Jeff Montalvo, has had a busy year! At the beginning of the year, he established his own record label, Ophelia, and promptly released the single “Calling You Home.” He released a bunch more music throughout the year, and he’s coming to play at Echostage on Saturday, Nov. 17.

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