Live Review: Burna Boy @ The Fillmore Silver Spring — 9/15/19

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Burna Boy performs at The Fillmore Silver Spring on Sept. 15, 2019. (Photo by Will Colbert)

What if I told you that giants roamed the earth? What if these powerful beings could leap across continents with ease? A sold-out audience at The Fillmore Silver Spring recently witnessed a bonafide musical colossus. The titan was none other than Nigerian singer and songwriter Damini Ogulu, also known as Burna Boy.

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Live Review: Banks @ The Fillmore Silver Spring — 9/11/19

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Jillian Banks performs at The Fillmore Silver Spring on Sept. 11, 2019 (Photo by Brenda Reyes) 

The last time I saw BANKS in DC was during her Goddess era, just five years ago. She arrived again recently to greet her loyal fanbase at The Fillmore Silver Spring, promoting her just-released third studio album III. I had a lot of catching up to do!

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Snapshots: Battle Beast @ The Fillmore Silver Spring — 9/10/19

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Battle Beast performs at The Fillmore Silver Spring on Sept. 10, 2019. (Photo by Paivi Salonen)

Battle Beast released No More Hollywood Endings in March through Nuclear Blast Records. The Finn party power metal band romped through The Fillmore Silver Spring recently to open Kamelot, and fellow Finn Paivi Salonen was there to capture all of the action.
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Snapshots: Sonata Arctica @ The Fillmore Silver Spring — 9/10/19

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Sonata Arctica performs at The Fillmore Silver Spring on Sept. 10, 2019. (Photo by Paivi Salonen)

Only days ago, Finnish melodic metal titans Sonata Arctica released Talviyö (“Winter Night”), the band’s 10th studio album. Sonata Arctica then appeared at The Fillmore Silver Spring to open Kamelot, and Paivi Salonen has the pix to prove it!

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Snapshots: Shy Glizzy ft. MoneyMarr @ The Fillmore Silver Spring — 8/30/19


Shy Glizzy performs at The Fillmore Silver Spring on Aug. 30, 2019. (Photo by Chris Castillo)

Earlier this year, DC rapper Shy Glizzy released Covered ‘N Blood, his second studio album, via 300 Entertainment and Gizzy Gang. Then, he dropped a new EP, titled Aloha, and he went on tour and performed at The Fillmore Silver Spring recently. Chris Castillo got some pictures!

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Live Review: Mon Laferte @ The Fillmore: Silver Spring — 8/29/19


Mon Laferte performs at The Fillmore Silver Spring on Aug 29, 2019. (Photo by Brenda Reyes)

Mon Laferte came out with so much energy and so much love on her last night of her Gira de Norma Tour. “A que dale todo, ” she said, which translates to “you gotta give it all you got,” as she turned to her band.  She definitely delivered on that promise at The Fillmore Silver Spring recently.

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