Live Review: Aly & AJ @ The Fillmore Silver Spring — 5/22/19

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Aly & AJ perform at The Fillmore Silver Spring on May 22, 2019. (Photo by Angel Kim)

Aly & AJ brought both nostalgia and future to The Fillmore Silver Spring recently with support from Armors. Anyone who came-of-age in the mid 2000s has probably heard of the duo, consisting of sisters Aly and AJ Michalka. They released their pop-rock debut album Into the Rush in 2005 and Insomniatic in 2007, including the single “Potential Breakup Song.” After a decade-long break, Aly & AJ returned in 2017 with the ’80s infused, indie-pop Ten Years, and released Sanctuary on May 10. Continue Reading

Live Review: Santigold @ The Fillmore Silver Spring — 5/6/19

Santigold 17Santigold performs at The Fillmore Silver Spring on May 6, 2019. (Photo by Brenda Reyes)

Flashback to more than 10 years ago, you could’ve caught me singing “L.E.S Artistes” by Santigold on repeat on my iPod — but that song came to life recently at The Fillmore Silver Spring. Santigold: 10 Years Golder Tour featured the full self-titled debut album for an eager crowd, ready to soak up the nostalgia feels of her album and other songs too.

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Live Review: SHAED @ U Street Music Hall — 3/2/19

Shaed 8 Chelsea Lee of SHAED performs at U Street Music Hall on March 2, 2019. (Photo by Brenda Reyes)

Recently at U Street Music Hall, SHAED (pronounced shade) took the stage to a packed crowd. It was a hometown show, and so it is always nice to come home and play with your closest friends and family. Interestingly enough, the first time I saw SHAED was not in DC but all the way in Chicago at Mamby on the Beach in 2017. So, I was glad to see them closer to home.

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Live Review: The Aces @ Union Stage — 2/26/19

The Aces 7Cristal Ramirez of The Aces performs at Union Stage on Feb. 26, 2019. (Photo by Brenda Reyes) 

Since the first time I caught The Aces at All Things Go last year, I’ve become a huge fan. Katie Henderson, McKenna Petty, and Alisa and Cristal Ramirez took to Union Stage to an uproar of their fans cheering and excited for their sold-out show recently.

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