Craig Stickland performs at City Winery on Feb. 4, 2019. (Photo by Mark Caicedo)
“[T]here’s way more pressure when it comes to music, because it’s my passion, it’s what I strive to accomplish in life.” Craig Stickland interview, Portal Magazine (2017)
Despite (or maybe because of) being an artist who also models and acts, Craig Stickland has set his sights on a musical career. Maybe it’s because the endless nights on the road, in cramped vans, waking up in a different place every night is so rewarding… or maybe because music is real. Onstage, you’re only playing yourself.
Hudson Taylor performs at City Winery on Feb. 4, 2019. (Photo by Mark Caicedo)
Hudson Taylor turned DC’s City Winery into a raucous Irish pub complete with hand-clapping, singalongs and rug cutting. Hudson Taylor’s folky (and folksy) but lively Irish pop lends itself well to this type of behavior and certainly brightened a recent weeknight.
Steve Earle (Photo by Tom Bejgrowicz)
Steve Earle continues his residency at City Winery DC with two dates on Tuesday, Feb. 12, and Wednesday, Feb. 13. See the celebrated singer-songwriter in his element for one or both of these can’t-miss shows.
Robert Gordon performs at City Winery on Jan. 30, 2019. (Photo by Ben Eisendrath/Instagram+Twitter: Insomnigraphic/GrillworksBen)
Rockabilly legend Robert Gordon performed a homecoming show at City Winery recently, and Ben Eisendrath caught some pictures.
Colin Blunstone (center) and his band (Photo courtesy The Bloom Effect)
Colin Blunstone, lead singer of The Zombies, will visit City Winery for a rare solo show on Thursday, Feb. 7. Colin’s concert precedes a long overdue recognition for the ‘60s psych rockers as The Zombies will be inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame on March 29!
Ken Fox and Keith Streng rock City Winery on Feb. 1, 2019. (Photo by Mickey McCarter)
With “The Dreg,” Keith Streng (vocals, guitar) and Ken Fox (vocals, bass) built a sonic brickwork that prepared the audience at City Winery for what was about to come from The Fleshtones: a night of groovy garage rock that tumbled across the stage, occasionally dipped in a little punk or a little psychedelia.
Richard Lloyd performs at City Winery DC on Jan. 27, 2019. (Photo by Glenn Cook)
Richard Lloyd has a long and storied career, and he is perhaps still best known for his run as a guitarist for Television. Richard has been touring solo for a while now, and he dropped by City Winery DC recently to play some songs. Glenn Cook dropped by to take some pictures of him.