Gruff Rhys performs at DC9 on Oct. 11, 2018, in one of the best shows of the year. (Photos by Kyle Gustafson)
Editor’s Note: This year, we asked our bloggers to name their Top 10 shows of 2018 or choose their Top 10 photos of the year. We will run them over the course of mid-December as our Best of the Year posts.
Kyle Gustafson provided us his Top 10 concerts of the year — most of which he shot personally! Check out Kyle’s Top 10 shows.
Miguel performs at The Anthem on Sept. 4, 2018. (Photo by Kyle Gustafson)
Don’t look now, but Miguel had himself a hell of a summer. Primetime slots on a number of festivals this summer — D.C.’s own Broccoli Fest, Coachella, Made in America, Afropunk, and this coming weekend’s Hopscotch Fest in Raleigh, North Carolina. In between all of that he made a stop at The Anthem earlier this week, bringing his electric live show to a rapt audience that crossed all osrts of gender and cultural boundaries.
Miguel (Photo by Timothy Saccenti)
Miguel, full name Miguel Jontel Pimentel, released War & Leisure, his fourth studio album, last December via RCA Records. The R&B artist performs at The Anthem on his Ascension Tour on Tuesday, Sept. 4.