Snapshots: Wallows @ The Anthem — 6/21/22

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California power poppers Wallows published their sophomore album, Tell Me That It’s Over, back in March, and they have been on the road in support of it. Wallows recently played a sold-out show at The Anthem in DC, and Katie Child was there to photograph the show.

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Around Town: SAVOR: An American Craft Beer & Food Experience @ The Anthem — 6/24/22

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SAVOR welcomed 110 independent craft breweries to The Anthem in DC on June 24.

SAVOR this year was full of surprises. Yes, it was still the preeminent gathering of craft brewers serving up beers in a large conference-style format. But this year, SAVOR was held at The Anthem, DC’s 6,000-person music venue, and it decidedly felt more like a nightclub event and less like a curated exhibit.

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Live Review: Phoebe Bridgers @ The Anthem — 6/11/22

Phoebe Bridgers performs at The Anthem on June 11, 2022. (Photo by Katie Child)

Phoebe Bridgers has become Generation Z’s favorite emotional and musical translator.

L.A.-based indie-pop singer/songwriter Phoebe Bridgers mended the gap between indescribable, depersonalizing thoughts and a beautifully crafted blend of lyrics and melody, joining the two in her immaculate discography, in a thrilling performance at The Anthem in DC recently.

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Ticket Giveaway: Flogging Molly and The Interrupters @ The Anthem, 6/22/22

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Flogging Molly (Photo by Katie Hovland)

Legendary Celtic punk band Flogging Molly return with their first new album in five years, Anthem (Sept. 9, Rise Records), a collection that finds the raucous Los Angeles-by-way-of-Dublin outfit reunited with Swagger and Drunken Lullabies engineer Steve Albini. In support of the album Anthem, Flogging Molly perform with The Interrupters at The Anthem on Wednesday, June 22!

You can win tickets to go to the show with Parklife DC.

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Live Review: Sigur Rós @ The Anthem — 6/6/22

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Sigur Rós performs at The Anthem on June 6, 2022. (Photo by Jason Nicholson)

An emotional journey through a breathtaking musical soundscape.

Sigur Rós appeared on the stage at The Anthem recently, taking their audience on a 21-song two-set spiritual journey and a roller coaster of emotions entwined in a musical soundscape complimented by stunning lighting. The show was dark, brilliant, moody, joyful, inspirational, just a few of the adjectives that match the tableau of their homeland Iceland.

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Preview: SAVOR: An American Craft Beer & Food Experience @ The Anthem, 6/24/22

SAVOR: An American Craft Beer & Food Experience is unlike any craft beer event. It’s a sensory adventure that answers the tantalizing question: what if we paired some of the best craft brewers with some of the finest chefs for a single night of culinary bliss?

After a two-year hiatus, the Brewers Association’s SAVOR event returns to Washington, DC, on Friday, June 24, at The Anthem.

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Live Review: Interpol @ The Anthem — 5/10/22

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Interpol performs at The Anthem on May 10, 2022. (Photos by Casey Vock; Words by Mickey McCarter)

Interpol came to The Anthem in DC recently to turn on the bright lights!

The trio have a new album, The Other Side of Make-Believe, due in July, but you wouldn’t have known it for all of the love lavished on the band’s 2002 debut record. But that made sense when you consider it’s given us 20 years of frontman Paul Banks and company!

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Live Review: LP @ The Anthem — 5/6/22

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LP brings it all back to The Anthem on May 6, 2022. (Photo by David LaMason)

What do you get when you mix one part brilliant songwriter, one part jaw-dropping voice, and two generous portions of unmatched stage presence? You get the indomitable LP, whose new album, Churches, brings personal and universally relatable songs front and center.

And I have to say, as a fan who has seen this artist perform over the years, their live shows are to die for, so it was tough to see tours get pushed back or canceled during the pandemic. But on Friday, LP was back in DC, and at The Anthem, no less, to bring it all back.

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