Live Review: Windhand @ U Street Music Hall — 1/24/19

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Kicking off an East coast tour, Windhand electrified U Street Music Hall recently. The four-piece comprised of Dorthia Cottrell on vocals, Garrett Morris on guitar, Ryan Wolfe on drums, and Parker Chandler holding down the bass put on a full-blown rock and roll show.

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Snapshots: 19th Street Band @ The Hamilton Live — 1/18/19

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The 19th Street Band performs at The Hamilton Live on Jan. 18, 2019. (Photo by Ari Strauss)

The 19th Street Band played at The Hamilton Live recently, opening for Town Mountain. Ari Strauss went along for the ride, and he captured some terrific pictures of the band.

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Live Review: Hackensaw Boys @ Gypsy Sally’s — 12/29/18

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The Hackensaw Boys (Photo by John Smith)

It’s not every day that one sees a man wearing a homemade percussion instrument built mostly out of tin cans and a hubcap. But string band the Hackensaw Boys feature just such an instrument, the Charismo, originally created by founding member Fred Neuhardt, who has since left the band. The heavily bearded Beau Dodson, current percussionist for the Hackensaw Boys, used brushes to play the instrument in a lively show at Gypsy Sally’s recently.

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Snapshots: Masego @ U Street Music Hall — 10/18/18

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Masego performs at U Street Music Hall on Oct. 18, 2018. (Photo by Brenda Reyes)

Masego played two sold-out shows recently at U Street Music Hall, and now you know why you saw massive lines streaming down U Street on Thursday. The Newport News native’s debut album, Lady Lady, was released in early September, and it is a blend of jazz, R&B, and EDM-trap music.

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Don’t Miss: Kali Uchis @ 9:30 Club, 10/10/18

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Kali Uchis (Photo by Felipe Q. Noguiera)

Kali Uchis released her debut album, Isolation, in April via Interscope Records. The native of Alexandria, Virginia, has been winning the hearts of critics, and she performs for two nights at 9:30 Club soon! The first night is sold out, but you can still buy tickets for the second night, Wednesday, Oct. 10.

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