I’d never seen The Hamilton as completely full as it was for Nick Lowe’s recent concert. It was completely sold out, seated and standing room alike. Nick Lowe deserved that reception.
In celebration of Love Starvation / Trombone, Nick Lowe’s forthcoming EP and his second with Los Straightjackets, the latest incarnation of Nick Lowe’s Quality Rock & Roll Revue Starring Los Straightjackets will perform at The Hamilton on Sunday, April 7.
When I arrived at Gypsy Sally’s for Southern Culture on the Skids recently, all the tables had been taken. Finally, a friend and I found a couple of folding chairs and set ourselves up near the sound board. We thought that the venue couldn’t get any more crowded, but the legions of SCOTS fans just kept pouring into the venue.
Chris Isaak’s fans are in love with him, and he loved them right back at The Birchmere on Monday!
The Growlers released Casual Acquaintances, their most recent studio album, via Beach Goth Records on July 27. They are performing at 9:30 Club on Sunday, Sept. 23, and you can win tickets to go with Parklife DC!
California skate punks Fidlar are back with new singles! In January, the band released a cover of Nirvana’s “Frances Farmer Will Have Her Revenge on Seattle” and followed that up in April with “Alcohol.” Last month, they released the cheeky “Mason Ho’s Dream Wave.” Zac Carper and friends are ready to party at 9:30 Club on Tuesday, Sept. 18, and you can be there by winning tickets with Parklife DC.
What’s a band to do when their friends Ought are in town from Montreal? Why perform with them of course. But if you are DC’s own Priests, you may not want to steal any thunder, so you might perform under a pseudonym.
So Priests performed incognito as “Religious Figures,” opening Ought at Black Cat on Wednesday. (See our Parklife DC review of Ought!)