Colin Hay performs at The Birchmere on March 13, 2017. (Photo by Mickey McCarter)
Colin Hay admittedly by no stretch has had a tragic life, as he readily confessed Monday night in the second of two sold-out shows at The Birchmere. Still, as the evening progressed, it was clear that Colin, always humorously introspective, was haunted by ghosts.
Ethan Gruska performs at 9:30 Club on March 7, 2017.
Last week, Ethan Gruska presented hushed folks songs for a watchful audience as the opening act for Agnes Obel at 9:30 Club. (Read our Parklife DC review of Agnes Obel’s show.) Ethan’s concert followed the release of his debut album, Slowmotionary, on March 3 via Sire Records.
Agnes Obel performs at 9:30 Club on March 7, 2017.
Anges Obel played songs at turns crystalline, absorbing, and resplendent in an appearance at 9:30 Club on Tuesday. The Danish-born resident of Berlin passed through DC as part of her biggest US tour yet on the heels of her third album, Citizen of Glass, released late last year via Play It Again Sam.
Agnes Obel (Photo by Alex Bruel Flagstad)
Agnes Obel released her third album, Citizen of Glass, in October via PIAS, and she’s embarking on her largest North American tour to date this year, including a stop at 9:30 Club on Tuesday, March 7.
The Wood Brothers (Photo by Alysse Gafkjen)
The Wood Brothers rocked 9:30 Club with a performance that left the crowd ecstatic on Saturday.
The Wood Brothers (Photo courtesy Calabro Music Media)
The Wood Brothers recorded their most recent album, Paradise, at Dan Auerbach’s Easy Eye studio in Nashville, and they have been touring ever since with their next DC stop at 9:30 Club on Saturday, Feb. 11.
Colin Hay (Photo by Sebastian Smith)
Colin Hay, the distinctive baritone voice behind Men at Work, has been solo for a long while now. The prolific singer-songwriter is about to release his 13th solo album, Fierce Mercy, on March 3 via Compass Records. Leading up to that, he will set upon a tour that includes two stops at The Birchmere Music Hall on Sunday, March 12, and Monday, March 13. (The Sunday date is already sold out.)