Simon LeBon fronts Duran Duran at The Fillmore New Orleans on Feb. 19, 2019. (Photo by Mickey McCarter)
When I was a young lad in the early ’80s on the search for good music, Duran Duran struck as a revelation. They’ve remained as powerful and interesting today as they were then, and their talent, chemistry, and sophistication were on full display at a pair of shows in newly opened The Fillmore New Orleans this week.
Peter Murphy performs at Baltimore Soundstage on Feb. 11, 2019. (Photo by Paivi Salonen)
Peter Murphy visited Baltimore Soundstage recently to celebrate his former gothic rock band Bauhaus with The Ruby Tour: 40 Years of Bauhaus. And he brought along his old Bauhaus bandmate David J. on bass in a rare reunion of Bauhaus players. Paivi Salonen captured the action!
You Me at Six (Photo courtesy Ticketfly)
English rockers You Me at Six return to 9:30 Club for the band’s Back Again Tour on Sunday, Feb. 24. You can win tickets to go with Parklife DC!
Gang of Four (Photo by Leo Cacket)
Legendary post-punks Gang of Four will release a new album, Happy now, on March 29. Prior to that, guitarist Andy Gill and his crew will perform at U Street Music Hall on Thursday, Feb. 22.
Colin Blunstone performs at City Winery in DC on Feb. 7, 2019. (Photos by Paivi Salonen; Words by Mickey McCarter)
On the cusp of induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, Colin Blunstone of The Zombies first turned his dazzling vocal power to City Winery in DC for a perfect evening of song and remembrances recently.
Nao performs at The Fillmore Silver Spring on Feb. 5, 2019. (Photo by Will Colbert)
Electronic, pop, and R&B artist Neo Jessica Joshua, better known as Nao, recently performed her self-described “wonky funk” for a sold-out audience at The Fillmore Silver Spring. The British singer-songwriter, who used celestial metaphors on her latest album Saturn (2018), delivered an out of this world performance.
Jacob Banks (Photo courtesy Ticketfly)
English soul singer Jacob Banks released Village, his debut full-length album, in November via Interscope. He’s touring the album here in the United States, and he visits 9:30 Club on Tuesday, Feb. 19. You can win tickets to go with Parklife DC.