Karen Jonas, a resident of Fredericksburg, Virginia, and a native of Damascus, Maryland, headlined Saturday evening at Pearl Street Warehouse with a release party for her new album, Butter.
Local singer-songwriter Karen Jonas independently releases Butter, her third full-length album, on Friday, June 1. On the very next day, she will perform her new country/Americana tunes at Pearl Street Warehouse!
Should you form a tribute to The Band, and you want the world to know it, you may well call your act The ‘The Band’ Band. And that’s exactly what five rockin’ gents did. You can see The The Band Band play the songs of The Band at City Winery on Saturday, June 2.
Legendary soul singer Bettye LaVette released Things Have Changed, her 10th studio album, on March 30. On the new record, Bettye tackles the songs of Bob Dylan as only she can. And now, she will perform them live in a show at The Hamilton on Saturday, May 19.
Sarah Shook & The Disarmers rocked the house with their style of take-no-prisoners country music. The high-energy set turned up the volume on classic country themes like drinking, breakups, and breaking up and getting drunk. A raucous crowd packed into the Pearl Street Warehouse Thursday to hear it.
When you hear an artist live for the first time, there’s always a question of how they will sound compared to a studio recording. Some artists can only hit high or low notes in the controlled atmosphere of the studio. With some performers, the experience and spectacle of their live act is the point, and whether they are as “good” as they are in the studio is simply not the point. Some musicians seem to sound even better live than they do recorded.
Despite suffering from sleep-deprivation, Lindi Ortega sang, to use a cliché, with the voice of angel at her show Tuesday at DC’s Union Stage.