Don’t Miss: Cedric Burnside @ Pearl Street Warehouse, 11/15/18

Cedric Burnside
Cedric Burnside (Photo courtesy Ticketfly)

Award-winning Mississippi bluesman Cedric Burnside released his new album Benton County Relic in September via Single Lock Records. He’s coming around to Pearl Street Warehouse to play those new songs on Thursday, Nov. 15.

Continue reading

Advertisements

Music Park: Town Mountain @ Pearl Street Warehouse — 10/12/18

TownMountain_PSWH
Town Mountain performs at Pearl Street Warehouse on Oct. 12, 2018. (Photo by Ari Strauss)

If you’re a fan of bluegrass, you likely know Town Mountain. The North Carolina quintet is at the forefront of the next generation of bluegrass greatness. They have a new album coming on Oct. 26th — New Freedom Blues — and the band made a stop at Pearl Street Warehouse recently to put on a show and promote the album.

Continue reading

Snapshots: Black Masala @ Pearl Street Warehouse — 10/6/18

BlackMasala_PearlStreetWarehouse Black Masala performs at Pearl Street Warehouse on Oct. 6, 2018. (Photo by Ari Strauss)

Some bands possess a bevy of talent and personality which cannot be fully appreciated unless seen live. DC-based Black Masala is such a band. The Balkan- and funk-inspired brass band recently put on an energy-packed raucous performance at Pearl Street Warehouse, one of the cozy new live music venues at The Wharf in Southwest DC.

Continue reading

Don’t Miss: Town Mountain @ Pearl Street Warehouse, 10/12/18

town_mountain_sandlin_gaither_photo-3
Town Mountain (Photo by Sandlin Gaither)

Ashville, North Carolina, bluegrass quintet Town Mountain will release its much anticipated sixth studio album, New Freedom Blues, on Oct. 26. The gents roll into Pearl Street Warehouse in advance of the release for a show on Friday, Oct. 12.

Continue reading

Music Park: Sarah Shook & The Disarmers @ Pearl Street Warehouse — 9/12/18

SarahShook-bw11
Sarah Shook fronts The Disarmers at Pearl Street Warehouse on Sept. 12, 2018. (Photo by Marc Caicedo)

I was expecting Lucinda Williams meets Dwight Yoakam when Sarah Shook & The Disarmers took the stage at Pearl Street Warehouse recently. Well, I got that… and a whole lot more.

Continue reading

Snapshots: Jamie McLean Band @ Pearl Street Warehouse — 9/7/18

JamieMcLeanBand_PearlStreetWarehouse Jamie McLean performs at Pearl Street Warehouse on Sept. 7, 2018. (Photo by Ari Strauss)

The Jamie McLean Band rocked the Wharf Friday night with a 90-minute, gritty soul performance at Pearl Street Warehouse. Frontman Jamie McLean, backed by bassist Chris Anderson and drummer Brian Griffin, took the stage with a pair of Memphis-style hollow-body electric guitars (cherry-color 1969 Gibson ES-335 and natural-color Heritage H-535), and he had the crowd on its feet dancing and reveling on the venue’s checkerboard dance floor from the very first note.

Continue reading

Snapshots: High and Mighty Brass Band @ Pearl Street Warehouse — 9/7/18

HighAndMightyBrassBand_PearlStreetWarehouse High and Mighty Brass Band performs at Pearl Street Warehouse on Sept. 7, 2018. (Photo by Ari Strauss)

Fresh out of the recording studio, High and Mighty Brass Band began a mini-tour with a stop at DC’s Pearl Street Warehouse last Friday. The band, which hails from Brooklyn, recently completed recording and mastering a new eight-track album of mostly original material in collaboration with Monophonics organist and frontman Kelly Finnigan. The album is due for release digitally at the end of October.

Continue reading