Posts Tagged ‘Kid Congo Powers’

Arts Roundup: Crazier Than Reality Edition

Plus: Kid Congo Powers talks about his new album.

WAMA Postpones 30th Annual Music Awards Show Due to Computer Crash

A computer crash foils the Wammies.

This Year’s Fort Reno Shows, Sponsored by…

Bang Salon presents: Foul Swoops, Coup Sauvage & the Snips, Golden Looks, Beauty Pill

WAMA Thinks Kid Congo Powers and Ian Svenonius Are the Same Person

Will "Ian Kid Congo Svenonius" win best pop-rock instrumentalist?

ToDo ToDay: Rural Alberta Advantage, Furniteur, and Free Gin Rickeys

Here's what to do instead of heading to that concert on the Mall.

Photo: Kid Congo and the Pink Monkey Birds @ Comet Ping Pong

Kid Congo and the Pink Monkey Birds at Comet Ping Pong, Sept. 20th.

Genre Dysphoria: The Best D.C. Music of 2013

With Chuck Brown in his eternal resting place and Ian MacKaye settled down and playing only occasional dates with The Evens, how has D.C. music moved on?
In 2013, the answer was clearer: This is a hip-hop town, at least more than it was before. The area now has three significant hip-hop exports: trap-rap up-and-comer Fat Trel, [...]

Photos: Kid Congo and the Pink Monkey Birds @ Black Cat Backstage

Not everyone gets turned on by lyrics about haunted heads and Phyllis Diller being a killer, but maybe more would if they heard them performed by the great Kid Congo and the Pink Monkey Birds. Touring in support of its latest release, Haunted Head, the band nested at the Black Cat Backstage on Saturday, attired in [...]

ToDo ToDay: The 25 Project, Titus Andronicus, and Crafty Bastards

Brandon Hill and Peter Chang didn’t start their buzzed-about art and lifestyle company No Kings Collective at the District of Columbia Arts Center (DCAC), but they did get their start there. To help celebrate the upcoming 25th anniversary of DCAC, No Kings Collective has organized The 25 Project. The two-day exhibition features 25 D.C. artists, [...]

The Hypnagogic States of Kid Congo Powers

Last Saturday, inside the hip new art space/whiskey bar/meat carvery on 14th Street NW, at the weekend’s chicest gallery installation/dance party/DIY show, after the sets by the mountain-folk/post-punk duo and the power-pop/art-punk quartet, the coolest guy in the room is hanging back, selecting records and keeping things simple.
Kid Congo Powers is wearing a suave, blue [...]

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