Peter Frampton performs at The Anthem on Sept. 11, 2019. (Photo by Mark Caicedo)
Reliving one’s youth isn’t always a good idea, but sometimes the past can return in the sweetest way, transporting us to a cherished place and time. I was reminded of my years in high school when Frampton Comes Alive! was all over the radio, car stereo players, and weekend parties, as I watched Mr. Frampton perform at The Anthem recently, nearly 6,000 of us singing in unison, “Do you feel like we do!”
Avatar performs at The Anthem on Sept. 8, 2019. (Photo by Paivi Salonen)
Swedish heavy metal band Avatar dropped by The Anthem to open Babymetal recently! Paivi Salonen was there to take pictures.
Babymetal performs at The Anthem on Sept. 8, 2019. (Photo by Paivi Salonen)
Japanese kawaii metal band Babymetal stormed The Anthem recently! The duo of Su-metal and Moametal performed songs from their upcoming record, Metal Galaxy, and everyone had a crazy good time. Paivi was there to shoot the show, but ultimately we had two photos approved. So here they are!
Marina (Photo by Zoey Grossman)
Marina, formerly known as Marina and the Diamonds, released Love + Fear, her fourth studio album in April via Atlantic Records. The Welsh pop siren returns to DC on the Love + Fear Tour for a show at The Anthem on Wednesday, Sept. 18.
The B-52s (Photo by Pieter M. van Hattem)
The B-52s are traveling on a 2019 world tour to celebrate the 40 years since their self-titled debut album, heading to The Anthem on Tuesday, Sept. 17 before wrapping up on Sept. 24 in New York.
Accompanying The B-52s are California new wavers Berlin, with all three classic members reunited, and English synthpoppers Orchestral Manoeuvres in the Dark. This is the show of the month if not the year!
Bloc Party (Photo by Rachael Wright)
Bloc Party will perform the band’s milestone debut album, Silent Alarm, from start to finish on Monday, Sept. 16 at The Anthem!
Phantogram (Sarah Barthel and Josh Carter) performs at The Anthem on Sept. 6, 2019. (Photo by Brenda Reyes)
One of my favorite bands to date came through The Anthem recently — and it was easily one of my favorite concerts of the year! Sarah Bartel and Josh Carter killed it together on stage as Phantogram.