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!
Lil Baby performs at The Fillmore Silver Spring on Sept. 8, 2018. (Photo by Chris Castillo)
Rapper Lil Baby dropped by The Fillmore Silver Spring on his Harder Than Ever Tour with opener City Girls on Saturday, and Chris Castillo was there to shoot the action.
Wyclef Jean performs at the Howard Theatre on Sept. 7, 2018. (Photo by Chris Castillo)
Wyclef Jean released Carnival III: The Fall and Rise of a Refugee, his eighth studio album, last year via Heads Music and Sony Music. On The Carnival Tour, Wyclef performed at the Howard Theatre recently, and he brought along Jazzy Amra, his talented protege.
Wyclef (Photo courtesy Heads Music)
Wyclef Jean released Carnival III: The Fall and Rise of a Refugee, his eighth studio album, last year via Heads Music and Sony Music. Afterward, Wyclef launched The Carnival Tour, which visits the Howard Theatre on Friday, Sept. 7.
Pebble to Pearl performs at 9:30 Club during the DC Music Rocks Festival on Aug. 18, 2018. (Photo by Paivi)
DC Music Rocks, a syndicated FM radio show and podcast dedicated to local music, hosted its second annual music festival at 9:30 Club recently, and a diverse lineup of bands performed, including Kid Brother, Pebble to Pearl, Fellowcraft, Maryjo Matteo, Justin Shapiro, and Allthebestkids. Paivi photographed the bands in action for Parklife DC.
Trombone Shorty performs at Wolf Trap on Aug. 17, 2018. (Photo by Ari Strauss)
The City of New Orleans celebrates its 300th Anniversary in 2018. To celebrate his hometown’s tricentennial, its rich cultural heritage, and its unique flavor of music, Trombone Shorty handpicked an all-star line-up of Crescent City musicians to tour the nation as Trombone Shorty’s Voodoo Threauxdown. The revue brought the spirit and the sound of New Orleans to Wolf Trap on Friday.
Gangstagrass (Photo courtesy Fiona Bloom)
Before Gangstagrass’s show started Friday at Hill Country BBQ, I learned that emcee R-Son is one of my people. And by one of my people, I mean that R-Son is a hardcore nerd.