We’ve compiled some shows that might tempt you out to celebrate live music and the New Year.
Tuesday, December 31st, 2019
200 W Marshall St, Richmond, VA 23220
Looking for some original music to bring in the new year? Check out Lady God’s infectious alternative rock that mixes elements of Big Star, The Modern Lovers, Lou Reed as well as Hootananny era Replacements and newer Garage Rock bands like Locksley.
Tally Ho Theatre
19 W Market St, Leesburg, VA 20176
Rock, hair metal and new wave, 80S TRIBUTE, 80s Dance Cover Band, 80s Rock, New Wave, Pop, Sirius 1st Wave, Cover Bands, Wedding Band
Whitlow’s On Wilson
2854 Wilson Blvd, Arlington, VA 22201
2072 Somerville Rd , Annapolis, MD 21401
It is a little-known fact that most Amish practice a tradition, similar to the Christian “Confirmation” and Jewish “Bar Mitzvah,” called “Rumspringa” (literal translation: “running around”) in which Amish children at the age of 16 have an opportunity to live free of the strict Amish code of conduct before deciding if they want to come back and be baptized into the Amish church. Surprisingly, virtually all of the youths return.
Tuesday, December 31st, 2019
The State Theatre
220 N Washington St, Falls Church, VA 22046
Ring in the new year with Washington DC’s Premier 80’s Tribute Band! Its New Years with the Legwarmers!!! Judging from the huge response we get every time they’re here, a lot of you find the same guilty pleasure we do in reliving the 80s. The big hair. The lacy ankle socks. And the music! You thought it was a forgettable decade, but the Legwarmers (great accessory, great band name) will make you remember each and every hit. Come out and Safety Dance like it’s 1985…or 2019. 21 & UP TO ENTER. This show is all GENERAL ADMISSION.
A singer, song writer, and producer from Broward County, Florida. CatchTwentyTwo breaks away from the accustomed routine of music of today’s times, and instead chooses to focus on what matters most, the expression of emotion in its authentic form. Often soft-spoken and invariably sullen in his vocal style, the pop artist delves into deeper themes of romance, confusion, and anger. We interviewed him too!
“Never sell my soul just to earn a wage”, wise words spoken by AGM boss, RVA Rap Elite creator, and local RVA rapper Radio B in his most recent single “Blackness is Better than Gold.” The video kicks off stating that the price of melanin($350) is worth 6.54 times more than the price of gold($54.23), in hopes for the Black Community to come to the realization their actual self worth is invaluable and priceless. Radio B’s timing couldn’t have been better with the protests against police brutality and systemic racism still going strong and especially because he is from Richmond where the removal of Confederate Statues is on going. It will be a busy week for Radio B as the video dropped on today and he later will be going head to head against another RVA favorite and fellow AGM rapper Michael Millions in the Radio B hosted Aux Wars tournament “The War of the Chords”. His new album “All Art A’int Pretty” drops Friday and he also has something special in store for his fans on Saturday morning. Be sure to add this song to your protest/revolution playlist and peep the King Z directed video. fans on Saturday morning. Be sure to add this song to your protest playlist, check out the Killthedreamer.com for a listen to the album early and merch, and peep the King Z directed video.
Struan is an artist from Arlington, who also went to UVA. When asking him about his music, he says, “My music is for late night drives when all you can think about is her, the smell of her hair on a summer evening, nostalgia for just 5 minutes ago, rooftops, and insomnia at 3 AM on your friend’s couch.” His music is very calming, yet also motivating at the same time. It makes the listener feel as if all of their problems are gone for a moment, and that anything is possible.
His newest video, “Over You” dropped on June 12th. It was on Spotify “Fresh Finds” and “Fresh Finds: Pop” and has been really well received thus far. The video was shot in both Austin, and Nashville. The song is about a break up, and the phase of running away from all the fallouts and friends lost through the break up. This song makes you think of past loves, and is a good song to get you “in your feels.” Check out the video below.