Author Archive for Erica Bruce

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.

Photos: Big Freedia at the Howard Theatre

The queen of booty bounce led a cadre of audience twerkers onstage.

Photos: The Afghan Whigs at the 9:30 Club

Guys still want to be Greg Dulli, and people who like fucking guys still want to fuck him.

Photos of Clutch at Baltimore’s Shindig Festival

A 10-year-old girl sang every single word to every single Clutch song.

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