Live Review: Steve Lacy @ 9:30 Club — 10/6/19

stevelacySteve Lacy performs at the 9:30 Club on Oct. 6, 2019. (Photo by Brenda Reyes) 

As soon as I walked into the 9:30 Club, I knew that it was going to be a good night. The crowd was living for Kari Faux (opening DJ) and it was a sold-out show. She warmed up the crowd to an incredible night for Steve Lacy and his fans.

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Live Review: Daniel Caesar @ Echostage — 9/24/19

_DSC1320Daniel Caesar performs at Echostage on Sept. 24, 2019.  (Photo by AJ Waugh@Waufflez wauffleznotwaffles.com)

Daniel Caesar’s Case Study 01: Tour breezed through a sold-out Echostage recently with up and coming Reggae artist Koffee warming up the crowd. Daniel and his band performed songs from his newest album also titled “Case Study 01” that released at the top of the summer.

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Preview: Gary Clark Jr. and Nathaniel Rateliff & The Night Sweats @ Merriweather Post Pavilion, 8/25/19

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Gary Clark Jr. (Photo courtesy Warner Bros. Records)

Nathaniel Rateliff & The Night Sweats team up with Gary Clark Jr. for a performance, one night only, at Merriweather Post Pavilion on Sunday, Aug. 25.

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Live Review: Jamila Woods @ Union Stage — 6/4/19

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Jamila Woods performs at Union Stage on June 4, 2019. (Photo by Will Colbert)

“What will your legacy be,” poet Margaret Burroughs asked in her poem of the same name. It’s a lofty question, but one not lost on Chicago singer, songwriter, activist, and award-winning poet Jamila Woods during a recent sold-out show at DC’s Union Stage.

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Live Review: Kali Uchis x Jorja Smith @ The Anthem — 4/28/19

Jorja x KaliJorja Smith and Kali Uchis perform at The Anthem on April 28, 2019. (Photo by Brenda Reyes)

I had the great honor of covering Kali Uchis and Jorja Smith last year in 2018 (check those posts out by clicking on the artists’ names). When it was announced that they would tour jointly together, I thought ” What a perfect pair!” Luckily, the tour started in Kali’s hometown recently, and we were in for a treat from both ladies in a sold-out show at The Anthem.

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