Posts Tagged ‘IOTA’

Gypsy Jazz for Ghosts and Hipsters: An Interview with Caravan of Thieves

The members of Bridgeport, Conn.’s Caravan of Thieves say their influences include Queen and Tim Burton, but what you’ll hear most of in their music is a hipster take on Gypsy jazz—think Django Reinhardt with a master’s in American Studies.
Oh, and a ghost helps write their songs. More on that in a moment.
Fuzz Sangiovanni and [...]

Weekend Music Roundup: Nada Surf, National Symphony Orchestra, Past Lives, and More

Friday

Nada Surf, Dawn Landes and the Hounds. 9:30 Club. $20.

E.M. Spencer. Strathmore. $10 in advance, $12 at door.

Christine Lavin. Wolf Trap. $20.

The Bang, Chute. The Red & The Black. $8. 21+.

Justin Trawick Group, Jason Masi Band, Rene Moffatt, Jamie Marie. IOTA Club & Cafe. $12.

Midnight Sun, Nunchucks, Downtown Harvest, Blackbells. Rock and Roll Hotel. $10.

Big [...]

Weekend Music Roundup: Imperial China, Moody Blues, Cherry Blossom Freebies, and More

Friday

Kinoeye, Maximillion Dunbar, Protect-U, Steve Summers. The Cherch. $5 donation.

Vladimir Feltsman. Strathmore. $27-$77.

Ravenous, FOX Japan, Caustic Casanova. The Red & The Black. $8.

Justin Jones, Down Dexter, Peter Bradley Adams. IOTA Club & Cafe. $12.

Shearwater, Wye Oak, Hospital Ships. Rock and Roll Hotel. $12.

Next Door Ellen. Bangkok Blues. Call for price.

Imperial China, Cephalopods, Lo Moda, Busses. [...]

Weekend Music Roundup: Salt-N-Pepa and Anvil Edition

Friday

Salt-N-Pepa. DAR Constitution Hall. $41.50-$70.

Bellmer Dolls, Monozid, Bootblacks, We Fought The Big One (DJs). The Red & The Black. $8. 21+.

Tom McBride and the Whig Party. IOTA Club & Cafe. $10.

Perpetual Groove, Future, Poor Man's Lobster. 9:30 Club. $14.

Junior League Band, The David Wax Museum, Lightfoot. Rock and Roll Hotel. $10 in advance, $12 at [...]

Weekend Music Roundup: Al Green, Suckers, the Very Best, and More

Friday

Al Green. DAR Constitution Hall. $70.

Balkan Beat Box, Bajah + the Dry Eye Crew. 9:30 Club. $20.

Mambo Sauce. Strathmore. $10 in advance, $12 at door.

Greg Brown, Justin Wilber. Wolf Trap. $30.

The American Space Cadets, American Speedway, Sin 4 Sin. The Red & The Black. $8. 21+.

Matthew Ryan, Garrison Starr. IOTA Club & Cafe. $15.

RAMZY, The [...]

Weekend Music Roundup: Sondre Lerche, Ra Ra Rasputin, Bowling For Soup, and More

Friday

Educated Consumers. Strathmore. $10 in advance, $12 at door.

Big Bang TV, Bridges and Powerlines, The Jet Age. The Red & The Black. $8. 21+.

Taylor Carson, Peter Mulvey. IOTA Club & Cafe. $12.

Rogue Wave, Avi Buffalo. 9:30 Club. $15.

Sondre Lerche, JBM. Rock and Roll Hotel. $20.

Stacy Brooks. Bangbok Blues. Call for price.

Jon Carroll. Wolf Trap. $22.

Bellman [...]

Weekend Music Roundup: Justin Trawick, Honor By August, T-Model Ford, and More

Friday

State Radio, Big D and the Kids Table. 9:30 Club. $20.

Justin Trawick. Strathmore. $10 in advance, $12 at door.

Christian Tetzlaff Trio. Wolf Trap. $35.

Powder Kegs, The Torches. The Red & The Black. $8.

Juniper Lane, Melodime. IOTA Club & Cafe. $12.

US Royalty, Phil Ade, Poor But Sexy. Rock and Roll Hotel. $12.

Curbfeelers. Bangkok Blues. Call for [...]

Dept. of Flannel and Sneakers: Dawes @ IOTA Club & Cafe Tonight

People who hear Dawes before learning anything about the band are generally surprised to learn they’re from Los Angeles. What, like L.A. never had cowboys?
The band’s m.o. is most certainly country, what with its easy stride and affinity for one-four-five “Hey brother, jump on that third when we hit the chorus” template. But there’s definitely [...]

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