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 […]

The J.O.B. @ Dragon Hops Brewery

October 26, 20197:00 pm to 10:00 pm Fueled by the sheer power of human connection, The J.O.B. from Richmond, Virginia is a band on a mission: to touch the lives of everyday people with their music. The band’s founders, Jim O’Ferrell and Jason Crawford, originally met in 2007 in between O’Ferrell’s deployments from the war in Iraq […]

Sleater-Kinney @ The Anthem

Sleater-Kinney came crashing out of the ’90s Pacific Northwest riot grrrl scene, setting a new bar for punk’s political insight and emotional impact. Hailed as “America’s best rock band” by Greil Marcus in Time Magazine, and as “America’s best punk band ever. EVER” by Rob Sheffield in Rolling Stone, the band put out seven searing […]

RVA Rap Elite Episode 10

by Malik Hall Speakeasy Sunday: RVA Rap Elite Hip-Hop Variety Event & Cypher Episode 10 will be happening on Sunday, October 27th. B.A.S.I.C. is the winner from both episode 8 and 9, but Vintage A currently has the most championships in the Rap Elite’s two seasons. If you enjoy hip-hop, rap battles or may even […]