Live Review: Jeff Rosenstock @ Black Cat — 12/1/21

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Jeff Rosenstock leads his band during a performance at Black Cat on Dec. 1, 2021. (Photo by Casey Vock)

If a live performance is measured in collective caloric burn, then a Jeff Rosenstock show should be considered one of this country’s most effective and lasting workouts.

A widely respected hero among DIY mavens for his work as the leader of the ska band The Arrogant Sons of Bitches and the punk outfit Bomb The Music Industry!, Rosenstock is an explosive, fetching multi-instrumentalist with astonishing talents and a bristling, assiduous spirit that erupts from his recorded work and, as he showed at last week in the nation’s capital at Black Cat, fuels his live performances too.

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Live Review: Lil Tecca @ The Fillmore Silver Spring — 11/9/19

_AVA2373 Lil Tecca performs at The Fillmore Silver Spring on Nov. 9, 2019. (Photo by @Waufflez –

The Breakout star of the summer, Lil Tecca and his We Love You Tecca Tour smashed through the Fillmore Silver Spring this past weekend with assistance from opening act Pi’erre Bourne.

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Snapshots: Dream Theater @ Warner Theatre — 4/15/19

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Dream Theater performs at Warner Theatre on April 15, 2019. (Photo by Paivi Salonen)

Progressive music titans Dream Theater released Distance Over Time, the band’s 14th studio album, recently. But when the band arrived at Warner Theatre last week, the gents were there to celebrate the 20th anniversary of their groundbreaking record, Metropolis Pt. 2: Scenes from a Memory. Paivi Salonen was there to shoot the show.

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Don’t Miss: Jon Bellion @ The Fillmore Silver Spring, 11/21/16

Jon Bellion (Photo courtesy Capitol Music Group)

Jon Bellion co-wrote and produced “Trumpets” for Jason Derulo. He also co-wrote the 10x-Platinum hit “The Monster” for Eminem and Rihanna. Beyond that, he contributed vocals to Zedd’s “Beautiful Now” and B.o.B’s “Violence.”

Clearly, the gent has talent, so it was only a matter of time before he released his own album, which he did in June with his debut full-length record, The Human Condition, published on Capitol Records. He’s touring in support of that album with a stop at The Fillmore Silver Spring tonight, Nov. 21. The album reached #5 on the US Billboard 200, and its lead single “All Time Low” hit #16 on the US Mainstream Top 40 at Billboard as well.

Watch the official music video for “All Time Low” by Jon Bellion on YouTube:


Of the song, Jon told Mike Wass at Idolator:

“It’s an illustration of what it feels like to be three days into a break up — the really heavy, emotional, ‘I don’t even know if I want to continue living at this point.’ I’m just being majorly honest and letting you know how horrible everything’s been since you left. I don’t think it’s a specific situation but I want it to be broad so everyone can relate to that. I think everybody’s been in that situation at least once in their life. Your first love… when that ends that’s a devastating thing to feel.”

The show is sold out but resale tickets might be available through Live Nation.

Jon Bellion
w/ Travis Mendes, Blaque Keyz, Clark Beckham
The Fillmore Silver Spring
Monday, Nov. 21
Doors @7pm
Sold out
All ages