Twenty One Pilots had a massive crowd eating out of their hands at Firefly Music Festival on Friday, June 16, 2017. (Photo courtesy Firefly Music Festival/Live at Firefly)
The sixth edition of the Firefly Music Festival delivered a diverse line-up over four days of musical performances June 15-18, 2017. Threatened rains stayed away, and artists as different as 21 Pilots, Bob Dylan, and Muse came to stay. An estimated 90,000 people descended on The Woodlands in Dover, Delaware to watch more than 125 acts.
Joseph Williams and Steve Porcaro perform with TOTO at the Maryland Hall for the Creative Arts in Annapolis, Md., on June 14, 2017.
Steve Lukather paused to introduce the current members of TOTO about two-thirds of the way through a very full show at the Maryland Hall for the Creative Arts in Annapolis, Maryland, on last Wednesday. And in so doing, he reminded a very happy crowd of the deep talents and resumes of the four principal members of TOTO.
Jonny Lang (Photo by Daniella Hovsepian)
Guitarist Jonny Lang will release his new studio album Signs on Sept. 8 via Concord Records. As Jonny prepares for his sixth major label release, he’ll be on tour with a show at The Birchmere on Sunday, Aug. 20.
Sarah Lipstate, aka Noveller, performs at Rock and Roll Hotel on June 6, 2017.
Los Angeles guitarist Sarah Lipstate, better known as Noveller, visited DC’s Rock and Roll Hotel to open for Mary Timony touring the songs of her former band Helium on June 6. (Read our Parklife DC review of Mary Timony!) During the sold-out show, Noveller deftly looped guitar loops through an impressive array of pedals, producing a languid noise rock that proved a great counterpart to Helium’s music.
311 (Photo by Brian Bowen Smith)
311 will release their 12th studio album Mosaic on June 23 via BMG. And the funky rockers will bring an accompanying tour to The Fillmore Silver Spring for two nights on Monday, July 24 and Tuesday, July 25.
3Teeth (Photo courtesy Secret Service PR)
Los Angeles industrial band 3Teeth released their second album, shutdown.exe, via OMF Records on May 19, and their accompanying tour comes to U Street Music Hall on Friday, July 7.
Jamestown Revival (Photo courtesy Ticketfly)
Jamestown Revival released their second studio album, The Education of a Wandering Man, last year via Republic Records, and the folk duo are performing a show at 9:30 Club on Friday, June 9. You can win tickets to go with Parklife DC.