Posts Tagged ‘Dave Mann’

Sweet Tea Pumpkin Pie Festival Wants Your Submissions

A leftover from last week, but a good one: Sweet Tea Pumpkin Pie, the fun and scattershot and extremely perplexing two-day music festival put on by local indie rocker Dave Mann last month, is accepting submissions for the next iteration of the event, set for Columbus Day weekend.
The quickly organized first edition was free and [...]

Sweet Tea Pumpkin Pie Festival: What I Learned

Walking around this weekend's Sweet Tea Pumpkin Pie Festival, there was really just one question to ask: Why?
Simple, according to Dave Mann, the musician who organized the two-day event featuring more than 125 bands performing at six restaurants along the U Street NW corridor: "If I'm going to fail," he said Saturday," I want to [...]

Sweet Tea Pumpkin Pie’s Festival Gets Bigger and Gets Free

One of the more intriguing events on offer this summer is a two-day music festival set in restaurants along the U Street NW corridor and put on by Sweet Tea Pumpkin Pie, a new D.C. music blog. When we reported on the festival last month, organizer Dave Mann (who used to have a band called [...]

Sweet Tea Pumpkin Pie—First a Band, Now a Blog—Gets Ambitious

Dave Mann has got a triple-pronged approach to world domination. No. 1: Launch awesome music blog. No. 2: Launch awesome concert series at local Eritrean restaurant. No. 3: Book really awesome two-day festival at said restaurant.
The Brookland resident, a 32-year old federal employee, officially launched his music blog Sweet Tea Pumpkin Pie— which [...]

Folk-Pop Mathematics with Twins of a Gazelle

The D.C. combo Twins of a Gazelle has a lineup that ranges from three to eight or more members, which makes it one of the smaller groups Dave Mann plays in—there's the 40-plus-member Spelling for Bees collective and the 18-piece Sweet Tea Pumpkin Pie, not to mention Mittenfields. Twins performs tonight at the Velvet Lounge, [...]