Snapshots: Roky Erickson @ Black Cat — 10/28/18

Roky Erickson performing at the Black Cat on Sunday, Oct. 28, 2018
Roky Erickson performs at Black Cat on Oct. 28, 2018. (Photo by Chester Simpson)

Roky Erickson’s Psychedelic Generations Tour, arrived at the Black Cat recently for a crowded house of all ages.

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Don’t Miss: Roky Erickson @ Black Cat, 10/28/18

Roky Erickson (Photo courtesy Tell All Your Friends PR)

Roger Kynard “Roky” Erickson is coming to Black Cat on Sunday, Oct. 28, in the Psychedelic Generations Tour, which includes opener White Mystery. Local garage duo Bat Fangs round out the bill!

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Music Park: Glorietta @ Rock and Roll Hotel — 10/19/18

IMG_2015Glorietta performs at Rock and Roll Hotel on Oct. 19, 2018. (Photo by Matt Ruppert)

Rock music history is littered with supergroups and friend records (not exactly bands, but brief collectives). Glorietta is kind of the former, more the latter; supergroup implies major fame for all or some of the members, and as much as I think they all deserve nationwide recognition, their achievements are all strongly in the indie musicverse. The talents behind those achievements were clearly on display at the Rock and Roll Hotel recently.

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Music Park: Khruangbin @ The Anthem — 10/3/18

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Khruangbin performs at The Anthem on Oct. 3, 2018. (Photo by Will Colbert)

Houston, Texas three-piece band Khruangbin was in town recently, supporting fellow Texan Leon Bridges on the Good Thing Tour. Band members Laura Lee on bass, guitarist Mark Speer, and drummer Donald “DJ” Johnson, brought their soul-infused psychedelic funk to DC’s The Anthem theater for the sold-out show.

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Music Park: Leon Bridges @ The Anthem — 10/3/18

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Leon Bridges performs at The Anthem on Oct. 3, 2018. (Photo by Will Colbert)

If you’re not from Texas, you may not know that Fort Worth is also known as Funky Town. This often overlooked city, 32 miles east of Dallas, is also home to soul and R&B singer Leon Bridges. The DFW (Dallas/Fort Worth) singer-songwriter made a recent stop in the DMV to perform to a sold-out concert hall audience at The Anthem.

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Music Park: Marcia Ball @ City Winery — 10/1/18

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Marcia Ball performs at the Lowell Summer Music Series on Aug. 8, 2014. (Photo by Tim Carter)

A little bit of the bayou came to DC by way of Austin, Texas, Monday night in the form of R&B artist Marcia Ball. Kicking off her performance with the tune “Red Beans,” an old blues tune by McKinley Morganfield, Marcia played a selection of songs from her new album, Shine Bright, as well as old favorites.

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