The phrase, “Go big or go home,” was likely crafted with Australian indie rock band Gang of Youths in mind. The quintet put on a powerful 90-minute set on a Monday night recently before a packed crowd at 9:30 Club during a stop on its Say Yes to Life North American Tour.
Cults perform at DC9 on Dec 1, 2018. (Photo by Brenda Reyes)
New York duo Cults, consisting of Brian Oblivion and Madeline Follin, played at DC9 for two nights — and with both nights selling out, the performance made for a packed, exciting show. Continue reading
Australian indie rockers Gang of Youths recently released a new live album, MTV Unplugged (Live in Melbourne) with a special vinyl edition coming to the United States on Dec. 21. Before that, however, you can actually see Gang of Youths live at 9:30 Club on Monday, Dec. 10!
British synthpop band Bastille will soon release its third album, Doom Days, but first it will headline the DC101 Office Party at The Anthem on Tuesday, Dec. 4! Sharing the bill with Bastille are Andrew McMahon in the Wilderness, Meg Myers, and The Glorious Sons.
Mitski Miyawaki, who performs simply as Mitski, is that rare artist who writes songs that are both musically complex and creates an emotional sympatico between herself and her audience. That skill was on display in her show at 9:30 Club on Friday, the first of two sold-out nights.
Who doesn’t like to dance on a Friday night? Young the Giant showed up at The Anthem this past Friday and gave everyone a reason to dance all night. Shantel Breen went to take part in the fun.