R&B singer Bettye LaVette graced The Hamilton with her divine presence on Saturday. Looking much younger than her 72 years, fit and trim, Bettye performed with bountiful energy and flawless style.
Legendary soul singer Bettye LaVette released Things Have Changed, her 10th studio album, on March 30. On the new record, Bettye tackles the songs of Bob Dylan as only she can. And now, she will perform them live in a show at The Hamilton on Saturday, May 19.
Indie film American Folk follows two strangers that meet on a plane the morning of 9/11. When their plane is grounded, the pair decide to travel from Los Angeles to New York in an old van in order to get back as fast as possible.
Released just last week, the film stars musicians Amber Rubarth and Joe Purdy, and those talented singers traveled to The Hamilton on Tuesday to lift spirits with a great show.
Alejandro Escovedo plays like his life depends on it. That most artists feel that existence-affirming drive to create is a given; for Escovedo the sentiment is literal. Alejandro opened the East coast leg of his “A Man Under the Influence/Think About the Link Tour, presented by Prevent Cancer Foundation” at The Hamilton Live on Jan. 16 to an enthusiastic and adoring crowd.
The legendary Alejandro Escovedo recently signed to Yep Roc Records, where he will release his next album later this year. Meanwhile, Alejandro launches his Think About the Link Tour, which spans 12 cities including DC on Tuesday, Jan. 16, at The Hamilton.
Amber Rubarth and Joe Purdy teamed up for the soundtrack to the independent film American Folk, in which they also star! The film and soundtrack are due on Jan. 26, and — even better — Amber and Joe are visiting The Hamilton to play their songs on the American Folk Tour on Tuesday, Jan. 30.