Kali Uchis performs at 9:30 Club on Oct. 9, 2018. (Photo by Brenda Reyes)
Kali Uchis played two nights at the 9:30 Club this week. Originally from Northern Virginia, Kali moved to LA after high school to pursue her career. She mentioned to the crowd that her first concert ever attended was at the 9:30 Club. So, her journey in the music came full circle this week as she sold out the club on Tuesday night.
Maxwell performs at MGM National Harbor on Oct. 4, 2018. (Photo by Will Colbert)
Grammy award-winning R&B singer-songwriter Maxwell made a recent stop at The Theater at MGM National Harbor as part of the 50 Intimate Nights Live Tour. It has been over 20 years since the release of his debut album, Maxwell’s Urban Hang Suite (1996), but the silky soul singer showed that he’s still got it!
Maxwell, along with artists like Erykah Badu and D’Angelo, have been credited as the originators of neo-soul. The genre that dominated the late ‘90s and early aughts incorporated jazz, funk, and hip-hop into a contemporary R&B sound.
Leon Bridges performs at The Anthem on Oct. 3, 2018. (Photo by Will Colbert)
If you’re not from Texas, you may not know that Fort Worth is also known as Funky Town. This often overlooked city, 32 miles east of Dallas, is also home to soul and R&B singer Leon Bridges. The DFW (Dallas/Fort Worth) singer-songwriter made a recent stop in the DMV to perform to a sold-out concert hall audience at The Anthem.
Kali Uchis (Photo by Felipe Q. Noguiera)
Kali Uchis released her debut album, Isolation, in April via Interscope Records. The native of Alexandria, Virginia, has been winning the hearts of critics, and she performs for two nights at 9:30 Club soon! The first night is sold out, but you can still buy tickets for the second night, Wednesday, Oct. 10.
Lenny Kravitz (Photo courtesy Press Here)
Nearly 30 years after he told us all to “Let Love Rule,” Lenny Kravitz recently released Raise Vibration, a record, for better or worse, still covering many of the same topics now three decades later. But cover them he did with vigorous conviction at The Anthem on Monday.
Lenny Kravitz (Photo courtesy BMG)
Stop the presses! Lenny Kravitz dropped Raise Vibration, his 11th studio album, only two weeks ago, and he’s fresh for The Anthem on Monday, Sept. 24. There are still tickets remaining for the Lenny Kravitz Raise Vibration Tour!
Raphael Saadiq performs at The Kennedy Center on July 27, 2018. (Photo by Jati Lindsay)
Singer, songwriter, producer and all-time soul music great Raphael Saadiq made a recent stop in DC to play for a sold-out audience at The Kennedy Center. The Grammy-winning architect of R&B hits performed music from his illustrious career — past and present