Ruthie & The Wranglers w/Johnny Spampinato @ JV’s

November 8, 2019, 9pm Ruthie and The Wranglers are joined by Johnny Spampinato formerly of NRBQ for an evening of country music and the legendary JV’s in Falls Church. Azalea City Recordings’ Artists, Ruthie & the Wranglers, play rockin’ American Roots music (also known as FUN!) and are based in the Washington, DC area. After […]

American Jetset Opens For LA Guns @ Fishhead Cantina

November 8. 2019, 7pm Fish Head Cantina & Rocking Sushi Bar 4802 Benson Ave Halethorpe, MD 21227 With: Chatterbox, Blackleg Miner American Jetset The way the Jetset boys see it, the world is fed up with social media and politics, and what it really needs is a rock & roll comeback. While the band formed […]

Robert Gordon @ City Winery

November 5, 2019, 6pm Robert Gordon grew up in Bethesda, Maryland. At the age of nine, he was greatly inspired by the Elvis Presley song “Heartbreak Hotel” playing on radio and decided to pursue a career as a Rock & Roll musician at that young age. His influences included Gene Vincent, Jack Scott, Billy Lee […]

Jazz In The District

by Michael J. West Monday, November 4 It’s actually difficult to find examples of what Martha Kato sounds like playing solo piano. The New York (by way of Nagoya, Japan, her hometown) musician usually is at the head of at least a trio. Indeed, she has performed here before—at Blues Alley’s Japanese jazz series—with just […]

Jazz In Baltimore

by Michael J. West Tuesday, November 5 Bassist Ian Rashkin is one of the most versatile, and not incidentally one of the busiest, musicians in Baltimore. He seems both able and liable to play anything, from punk to jazz to classical to music for films and dance companies. But Rashkin first got his jazz feet […]

Cancer Can Rock Benefit Concerts @ Hill Country DC!

November 2, 2019, 7pm, $20, All Ages Featuring:Midnight AnimalsThe SidleysBig Like Bear ALL DOOR PROCEEDS GO TO CANCER CAN ROCK!https://cancercanrock.org/ Cancer Can Rock is a non-profit organization founded by Jim Ebert, a multi-platinum record producer, himself a cancer survivor. Unlike most cancer-based charities, this foundation doesn’t seek a cure, rather it strives to serve a […]

Trashcan Sinatras @ Jammin’ Java

Friday, November 1st, 2019, 7:00 PM Got together, got drunk, tried to make a decent sound, got a record deal, obsessively made “Cake”, toured with a bad attitude, came to some conclusions, confidently made “I’ve Seen Everything”, toured with a better attitude, wondered how to make another album, desperately made “A Happy Pocket”, went bust, […]

Transcendent Events Presents: Halloween Mayhem

by Molly Guillermo  Looking for something to do this Halloween? Have an amazing costume and unsure where to show it off? Love tacos? Look no further than Transcendent Event’s Halloween Mayhem in Baltimore on All Hallow’s Eve. The 21 and over event features free tacos, a costume contest, and live bands, including a debut performance […]

Jazz In DC

by Michael J. West  Monday, October 28 Seems like every time he shows his face, guitarist Rez Abbasi presents a previously unexamined—or at least underexamined—aspect of his art. Many of us came to know him through his work with pianist Vijay Iyer and saxophonist Rudresh Mahanthappa either in the Indo-Pak Coalition or Abbasi’s own Invocation […]

The Yachtsmen with Marshall Keith @ Galaxy Hut

October 28, 2019,  8:30 PM – 11:30 PM  Galaxy Hut 2711 Wilson Blvd, Arlington, Virginia 22201 Ahoy, Goode People of the Face Booke. Your Yachtmsen, bursting with pride in our excellent fortune, are announcing the soirée of the season, privy to those born of impeccable taste and lineage, a musical menage unparalleled in modern times. Maestro […]