Midnight North performs at Gypsy Sally’s on Dec. 15, 2018. (Photo by Nathan Payne)
Midnight North recently rocked Gypsy Sally’s with the help of the Doobie Decibel System Trio and Travers Brothership. The San Francisco band is composed of lead guitarists and vocalists Grahame Lesh (yep, Phil’s son!) and Elliott Peck with Alex Jordan on keys, guitar, and vocals, and finally, Connor O’Sullivan on bass.
Rob Eaton fronts Dark Star Orchestra at The Anthem on Dec. 1, 2018. (Photo by Ari Strauss)
If you closed your eyes (and inhaled deeply), you would have been convinced you were at a Grateful Dead show when Dark Star Orchestra (DSO) visited The Anthem at Washington DC’s Wharf on Saturday.
Dark Star Orchestra (Photo courtesy SRO Artists)
Dark Star Orchestra, the Chicago-based Grateful Dead tribute band, will recreate a classic DC-area Grateful Dead show at The Anthem on Saturday, Dec. 1.
Pigeons Playing Ping Pong performs at Rams Head Live on Nov. 23, 2018. (Photo by Shantel Breen)
Baltimore’s own Pigeons Playing Ping Pong performed two shows for their hometown fans this past Friday and Saturday at Rams Head Live! It was a great way to celebrate Thanksgiving weekend!
Lettuce performs at The Anthem on Nov. 3, 2018. (Photo by Nathan Payne)
Lettuce recently released Witches’ Stew, a live album tribute to their hero Miles Davis, via Lettuce Records. Even more recently, the funk band teamed with Marcus King to perform at The Anthem on Nov. 3! Nathan Payne shot the show.
Twiddle performs at College Street Music Hall in New Haven, Connecticut, on May 5, 2017. (Photo by Andrew Gardecki)
I had a blast at 9:30 Club on Friday night. I almost always enjoy concerts, but every now and then I see a show that goes beyond the normal pleasure that music provides. Vermont band Twiddle gave me that experience at 9:30 Club, easily making my list of the best concerts I have ever seen.
Twiddle (Photo courtesy Mason Jar Media)
Jam band Twiddle released Plump Chapters 1 and 2, a double album, in 2017, and the Vermont quartet have been touring nonstop. They notch another show with a performance at 9:30 Club on Friday, Oct. 26.