Author Archive for Erica Bruce

Photos from Salad Days Post-Premiere Party at the Black Cat

The showing included two reunions: one for Soulside, who headlined both nights, and one for Swiz,

Photos of the Mauls at DC9

The Mauls are the fence that runs between punk and loud indie rock, and will appeal to both camps.

Photos of Cymbals Eat Guitars at DC9

The band's new songs have a sharper punk edge.

Photos of Trombone Shorty at the 9:30 Club

Complete with a "Wind me up Chuck!" crowd chant.

Photos of the Dismemberment Plan and Priests at the 9:30 Club

"We say we're from Washington, D.C., but we are really from Springfield, Va. Fuck it, we're never going back, so we're from D.C."

Photos of TV on the Radio at the 9:30 Club

"We love the 9:30. Sometimes we feel like this is our apartment, but cleaner."

Photos of Johnny Marr at the 9:30 Club

"That's one of those bands with beards and shit. Do you see a stool or a laptop on stage?"

Photos of Fitz and the Tantrums at the 9:30 Club

"In case you haven't noticed, we like to get down."

Photos of Chrissie Hynde at the Lincoln Theatre

"I've voted three times in my life: McCarthy in 1968, then Obama both times. You don't agree with me? Go fuck yourself."

Photos of the Foo Fighters at the Black Cat

Things I learned at the show: Dave Grohl drives a minivan and packs his kids' lunches.

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