Karen Jonas, a resident of Fredericksburg, Virginia, and a native of Damascus, Maryland, headlined Saturday evening at Pearl Street Warehouse with a release party for her new album, Butter.
Goodnight Moonshine, the project of married couple Molly Venter and Eben Pariser, appeared at Pearl Street Warehouse on Thursday in their Keep the Spark Tour alongside Eben’s regular band, Roosevelt Dime.
Update June 3: Individual links to purchase tickets for shows through Ticketfly are now active, and Parklife DC will resume running previews for Ticketfly shows. The main Ticketfly website, and many of its hosted sites, remain down, however.
Concert ticket website Ticketfly.com has been experiencing intermittent problems this week, and today it is down entirely, taking out venue websites with it. This includes websites for 9:30 Club, DC9, Pearl Street Warehouse, and many other DC venues.
Editor’s Note: Due to Ticketfly being down, Pearl Street Warehouse made this show free.
Songwriters Molly Venter of Americana group Red Molly and Eben Pariser of Brooklyn quintet Roosevelt Dime together are husband and wife. Together, they also are folk duo Goodnight Moonshine. Goodnight Moonshine takes its Keep the Spark Tour to Pearl Street Warehouse on Thursday, May 31, and the band releases a new record, I’m The Only One Who Will Tell You, You’re Bad, on Friday, June 1.
Heading into Luke Winslow-King’s show Thursday at the Pearl Street Warehouse, I was interested to observe the crowd reaction. Earlier that day, I’d written a review of his new album, Blue Mesa, published on Friday by Bloodshot Records. On Luke’s previous previous five albums, he’d played entirely acoustic, a mix of traditional styles — blues, jazz, ragtime, pre-war folk. On Blue Mesa, Luke goes electric, moving in a more blues and roots rock direction. The photographer that accompanied me to the show noticed the difference, describing Luke’s style as more “rockabilly.”
New Orleans singer-songwriter Luke Winslow-King mixes Mississippi delta blues, folk, jazz, and roots rock on his new album, Blue Mesa, due this Friday, May 11, via Bloodshot Records. On the previous night, Luke performs at Pearl Street Warehouse on Thursday, May 10.