Car Astor (Photo courtesy Reybee Inc.)
Car Astor, a very talented young electropop musician from New York City, visited DC recently. While she was here, Car sat down for a chat with Parklife DC at Union Station prior to a photo shoot for another outlet. In our interview, we dug into the future of the memorable singer-songwriter, formerly known as SEE. (This interview was edited for length and flow.)
For more information on Car Astor, visit her website.
Jean-Philip Grobler and Patti Beranek of St. Lucia (Photo courtesy Columbia Records)
Jean-Philip Grobler, better known as the man behind St. Lucia, released Hyperion, the third studio album by the project, in September via Columbia Records. St. Lucia plays the second of two nights at 9:30 Club on Tuesday, Nov. 6, and you can win tickets to go with Parklife DC.
Maggie Rogers performs at All Things Go Fall Classic on Oct. 6, 2018. (Photo by Brenda Reyes)
All Things Go Fall Classic was held at Union Market over last weekend, and the Saturday line-up was a noteworthy one because it was an all-women affair. It was a special day to attend to catch the amazing voices in general, but to see women represented like no one has in seen at music festivals it quite remarkable. Maggie Rogers and Liz Plapinger (aka LPX) co-curated the Saturday lineup, and both made sure that the lineup represented women from all genres of the music industry. From rock to R&B to pop, there was something for everybody.
Troye Sivan performs at The Anthem on Oct. 4, 2018. (Photo by Isaiah Hattix)
Australian singer-songwriter Troye Sivan released Bloom, his second studio album, via Capitol Records in August. He dropped by The Anthem recently to perform his new songs!
Marina Diamandis performs at the Knockdown Center on Sept. 29, 2018. (Photo by Mickey McCarter)
Vocalist Lizzy Plapinger, formerly of MS MR and now of LPX, takes DC by storm this weekend, co-curating an all-female lineup for the first day of All Things Go Fall Classic. You can see her at Eaton House Friday, and on stage on Saturday, Oct. 6, at Union Market DC. (Find more details here!)
And Lizzy is also co-founder of Neon Gold Records, which celebrated its 10th anniversary last weekend at the Knockdown Center in Queens, New York City, with a showcase dubbed Neon Gold X. LPX performed there too, and Parklife DC caught her performance along with Broods and Marina (formerly Marina and the Diamonds).
Troye Sivan (Photo by Danielle DeGrasse)
Australian singer-songwriter Troy Sivan released Bloom, his second studio album, via Capitol Records in August, and he’s headlining The Anthem on Thursday, Oct. 4.
SZA (Photo courtesy RCA Records)
Trillectro 2018 is set for Merriweather Post Pavilion on Saturday, Sept. 22, and tickets are still available!
Act fast to see all these thrilling hip hop and electro acts on one stage:
SZA, 2 Chainz, RL Grime, Young Thug, Playboi Carti, The Internet, Smokepurpp, Rico Nasty, Maxo Kream, Sheck Wes, Snoh Aalegra, Rayana Jay, Everyday People, Jungle Fever, Beau Young Prince, Good Intent, Rezt, Innanet James, Soduh, That Feel Good, Joy Club, Skin Valley, Closed Sessions, First Family, Girlaaa, Chicken & Mumbo Sauce, True Laurels, and Special Guest: Carnage!