She Wants Revenge @ Black Cat
Thursday, November 3, 2022
Doors Open: 7:30 p.m. EDT
Escape The Box Buries their hate in ‘Grave’
More to Watch What makes the pop punk genre so enticing is its ability to balance the beautiful side of vocal talent with some of the most aggressive. It is what allows the artist to reflect complex emotions. We’re not just talking about rage…We’re talking about patient, quiet, bubbling rage. Lead singer Ziey Kizzy says […]
Boo Riley Paints with Musical Color in “Trench Foot”
Recent Articles Manhattan based songwriter, Austin Lesch (also known by the stage name, Boo Riley) brings a tender touch with his latest single “Trench Foot”. There is a sense of desolation that echoes in each note as takes in his surroundings as if to paint them musically. “I was inspired to write this song after […]
Rachel Burns: ‘Live for the Day and Be in the Now Because That’s Really the Only Way We Can Expand Time’
A conversation with D.C.-based pop/soul artist Rachel Burns oscillates between joy, laughter (lots of it), and shedding of tears similar to the continuum of life and living. Burns is a classically trained musician, wife and mother, and breast cancer survivor. Join contributing writer Cynthia Gross, as she sits down with Rachel Burns to discuss her debut solo EP, “Living My Breast Life,” why she is proud to be a DMV artist, the turning point from despair to hope in her breast cancer journey, and why she believes humor is still the best medicine.
Reflecting on the 5th Annual DC Music Summit
The 5th Annual DC Music Summit wrapped up on October 16, with a flurry of fantastic panels, a keynote speech by Anwan “Big G” Glover, performances, art installations, and more. Held at the Duke Ellington School for the Arts, the Summit’s core values of diversity, community, mastery, and service were all on full display, as music workers gathered to share their experiences and insight from the ever-growing music industry. Join contributing writer Charlie Maybee, as he reflects on the Summit with two key participants, major label mix engineer Chris Carter and hip-hop artist and educator, Marc 2 Ray.