Lol Tolhurst (Photo by Scott Witter)
Lol Tolhurst is a founding member of The Cure, and he played keyboards with Robert Smith and company until his departure from the band in 1989. Last fall, Lol published Cured: The Tale of Two Imaginary Boys, a memoir of his life as a musician.
The book brings him to DC next week for special appearances at Songbyrd Music House and Record Cafe (2477 18th St. NW, DC) on Tuesday, Feb. 21, and Little Miss Whiskey’s Golden Dollar (1104 H St. NE, DC) on Wednesday, Feb. 22.
Modern English (Photo courtesy Kartel Music Group)
Legendary post-punk rockers Modern English are set to release their first album by original members of the band in 30 years. The band successfully funded the album via PledgeMusic.
Book of Love perform at U Street Music Hall on Feb. 11, 2017. (Photo by Mickey McCarter)
Ted Ottaviano reminded us of the wonders of his band Book of Love’s second album, Lullaby, in a very full show at U Street Music Hall on Saturday.
Nick Rhodes of Duran Duran performs at MGM National Harbor on Dec. 31, 2016. (Photo by Mickey McCarter)
On the second Thursday of every month, we pop over to Dodge City (917 U St. NW, DC) for our Careless Memories party, and play some new wave tunes for you while you have some drinks and maybe break out some dance moves.
White Lies perform at 9:30 Club on Wednesday, Feb. 1, 2017. (Photo by Mickey McCarter)
White Lies began a very welcome return to the United States with date in DC at 9:30 Club on Wednesday, launching a brief US tour in support of their fourth album Friends, published last fall by BMG.
Colin Hay (Photo by Sebastian Smith)
Colin Hay, the distinctive baritone voice behind Men at Work, has been solo for a long while now. The prolific singer-songwriter is about to release his 13th solo album, Fierce Mercy, on March 3 via Compass Records. Leading up to that, he will set upon a tour that includes two stops at The Birchmere Music Hall on Sunday, March 12, and Monday, March 13. (The Sunday date is already sold out.)
Sean T. Drinkwater of Freezepop performs at Subterranean in Chicago on July 16, 2015. (Photo by Kyle Gaddo)
Traditionally, February is an icy month here in the DMV. And yet midmonth, our hearts turn warm with romance at the arrival of Valentine’s Day.