Live Review: Valerie June @ Sixth & I — 2/9/19

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Valerie June performs at Eco Festival Cabaret Vert in France on Aug. 25, 2013. (Photo by Clement Caron)

On a cold Saturday evening, singer-songwriter Valerie June took the stage with a tiny banjo before a sold-out crowd at the District’s Historic Sixth & I Synagogue. Informing the crowd the that this banjo was “the baby,” Valerie played “Somebody to Love” to kick off an evening of soulful roots.

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Snapshots: Young Dolph w/ Kap G @ The Fillmore Silver Spring — 1/29/19

Young Dolph 03 Young Dolph performs at The Fillmore Silver Spring on Jan. 29, 2019. (Photo by Chris Castillo)

Young Dolph, born Adolph Thornton Jr., hit The Fillmore Silver Spring recently on his 2019 Role Model Tour. He brought along rapper Kap G, and the two of them were captured in action by Chris Castillo.

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Live Review: Savage After Midnight @ Baltimore Soundstage — 1/27/19

Savage After Midnight 8 Savage After Midnight performs at Baltimore Soundstage on Jan. 27, 2019. (Photo by Chris Smyth)

Finding an opening band for Pop Evil seems like it may be difficult task due to the fact that the band’s songs can vary so greatly from melodic to heavy. But Savage After Midnight were more than up for the challenge at Baltimore Soundstage recently.

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Music Park: The Black Lillies @ The Hamilton Live — 10/6/18

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The Black Lillies (Photo by Matchless Exposure)

Knoxville Americana band The Black Lillies play a unique mix of genres of styles: country, bluegrass, blues, and jazz. You might say that The Black Lillies are a CBGB+ band. Touring in support of a new album, Stranger to Me, The Lillies put on a compelling show at The Hamilton on Saturday that saw the audience fill the pit, dancing to the infectious rhythms.

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