Don’t Miss: Modern English @ Rock and Roll Hotel, 4/10/17

Modern English (Photo courtesy Kartel Music Group)

March 28 Update: Modern English have canceled this show due to the sudden hospitalization of their guitarist Gary McDowell.

From the band: “All of us, Gary especially, are very sorry to have to announce the sudden cancellation of our Take Me To The Trees US and Canadian dates. This is due to a serious illness and urgent surgery required for our guitarist Gary. Obviously we are very upset and disappointed to have to come to this decision, but without Gary we can’t play any concerts. After recovering from surgery, Gary will be flown home to England for further treatment.”

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.

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Music Park: Jacob Banks @ Rock and Roll Hotel — 2/3/17

Jacob Banks 10 Jacob Banks sings at Rock and Roll Hotel on Feb. 3, 2017. (Photo by Mickey McCarter)

Jacob Banks has a powerful, bluesy voice that takes front and center when he sings. He is a man you could count on alternatively to plead your case to a lover or to put your enemies on notice.

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Don’t Miss: LÉON @ Rock and Roll Hotel, 2/3/17

LÉON (Photo courtesy Columbia Records)

Swedish singer LÉON (born Lotta Lindgren) has been releasing a series of singles that puts forward her full, soulful voice as she heads toward her first full-length release on Columbia Records. You can hear what the buzz is all about yourself when she comes to the Rock and Roll Hotel on Friday, Feb. 3.

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Snapshots: Drab Majesty @ Rock & Roll Hotel — 1/25/17

Drab Majesty @ Rock & Roll Hotel, Washington DC, 1/25/2017
Drab Majesty performs at the Rock and Roll Hotel on Jan. 25, 2017. (Photo by Paivi)

Dab Majesty expanded from a solo project to a duo last year, and Deb Demure and Mona D came to DC on Wednesday to open for Cold Cave at the Rock and Roll Hotel. (Read our Parklife DC review of Cold Cave’s show.)

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