Live Review: Maxo Kream @ U Street Music Hall — 10/25/19

Maxo Kream
Maxo Kream performs at The Anthem on Oct. 25, 2019. (Photo by Shedrick Pelt)

If the Astros being in the World Series is any sign that the city of Houston is glo-ing up right now then Maxo Kream and his Brandon Banks Tour making its way around the US is the icing on the cake. H-Town has forever been layered with certified artist dating back to the godfather’s DJ Screw, Big Moe, and Devin The Dude. Now it’s Maxo’s time to tell his story about life in Clutch City.

Continue Reading

Live Review: The Regrettes @ U Street Music Hall — 10/1/19

regrettes24
The Regrettes perform at U Street Music Hall on Oct. 1, 2019. (Photo by Katherine Gaines/ ambienteye.com)

Not long ago, The Regrettes released their second studio album, titled How Do You Love?, and even more recently the quartet performed their new songs at U Street Music Hall. Katherine Gaines caught the action for Parklife DC.

Continue Reading

Preview: The Regrettes @ U Street Music Hall, 10/1/19

C3A1814-FINAL_Credit-ClaireMarieVogel
The Regrettes (Photo by Claire Marie Vogel)

In August, The Regrettes released How Do You Love?, the band’s sophomore studio album, via Warner Records. Frontwoman Lydia Night and company are on the road again, and The Regrettes play at U Street Music Hall on Tuesday, Oct. 1. But act fast — few tickets remain!

Continue Reading

Live Review: Wovenhand @ U Street Music Hall — 9/15/19

WMWovenhandUst9151913
Wovenhand performs at U Street Music Hall on Sept. 15, 2019. (Photo by photos by Nalinee Darmrong, courtesy of the 9:30 Club and U Street Music Hall)

Gothic folk/alt-country band Wovenhand, led by David Eugene Edwards, put on a somber, heavy performance at U Street Music Hall recently. They let their hard-rocking songs speak for themselves, moving directly from one dark piece into another without addressing the audience.

Continue Reading

Live Review: Fontaines DC @ U Street Music Hall — 9/11/19

FontainesDC56 Fontaines DC performs at U Street Music Hall on Sept. 11, 2019. (Photo by Mickey McCarter)

Stage performance defines a band — eager audiences arrive at a concert to determine if your songs are meant to be delivered live. In the case of young Irish band Fontaines D.C., the answer is a resounding yes, as seen in a sold-out show at U Street Music Hall recently, where the band dominated with pacing, presence, and something to say (which is best heard live).

Continue Reading