Mundy (Photo by Jarrod Coleman)
Local “punk pixie” Mundy Spears sings her personal style of new wave soul at during the RAW Artists Holiday RAWK DC Showcase at the Howard Theatre on Wednesday, Dec. 12. While we don’t have the full line-up of local artists on hand, Mundy always delivers an engaging show herself, and Parklife DC highly recommends you check her out.
Pete Yorn performs at the Howard Theatre on Sept. 26, 2018. (Photo by Mark Caicedo)
From the moment he walked out into the darkened stage and the lights slowly came up, Pete Yorn had the audience in the palm of his hand. With just a guitar, harmonica, his distinctive voice, and two dozen songs, Pete delivered a satisfying and heartfelt show at the Howard Theatre recently.
Pete Yorn (Photo courtesy WME)
Recently, Pete Yorn collaborated with actress Scarlett Johansson for an EP, Apart. The indie rocker will present those songs and others in a show at the Howard Theatre on Wednesday, Sept. 26.
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.
Sons of Apollo performs at the Howard Theatre on May 20, 2018. (Photo by Chris R. Smyth)
You hope that with any band, the whole is greater than the sum of its parts. But when you start with amazing individual parts, the expectations can get quite high. Fortunately, with prog-metal supergroup, Sons of Apollo, those expectations were not only met but exceeded in a thrilling show at the Howard Theatre on Sunday.
Sons of Apollo (Photo by Hristo Shindov)
Former Dream Theater members Mike Portnoy and Derek Sherinian, Ron “Bumblefoot” Thal (ex-Guns N’ Roses), Billy Sheehan (The Winery Dogs, Mr. Big, David Lee Roth), and Jeff Scott Soto (ex-Journey, ex-Yngwie Malmsteen’s Rising Force) formed supergroup Sons of Apollo in 2017. The band released Psychotic Symphony, their debut album, in October via Inside Out Music/Sony — and in March, they released an EP with several versions of Psychotic Symphony song “Alive.”
Now, the quintet is on tour, and they perform locally at the Howard Theatre on Sunday, May 20.