Posts Tagged ‘Liv Nightclub’

Head-Roc’s Mouth: Should DMV Musicians Pay $1,000 to Open a Show? Absolutely Not.

An occasional feature in which esteemed D.C. rapper Head-Roc shares what’s on his mind.
Last week, I got a text message from a well-known local hip-hop promoter. It said:  "I’m looking for a rapper or producer interesting in opening up for [a well-known local artist] at LIV [in April]. Connect me if you know someone who’d [...]

Bohemian Caverns Closed Pending Sexual Assault Investigation

When I dropped by Saturday night, the doors to Bohemian Caverns and its ground-floor restaurant, Tap & Parlour, were sealed off by a police cordon. A notice was posted on the Caverns' door that the evening's performance, by saxophonist Tim Warfield, had been canceled. Bohemian Caverns later tweeted that Monday's concert was canceled due to [...]

A Brief Note in Advance of EPMD’s Performance at Liv

On this oh-so-cold day, I note that old-school hip-hop literalism may have reached its apotheosis with EPMD's "You Gots to Chill," a 1988 video that featured a leitmotif of actual cold things, just in case all those Yo! MTV Raps viewers thought "chill" was one of those hip-hop slang words that meant something different than [...]

Head-Roc’s Mouth: An Endorsement for Liv’s “Up and Up”

An occasional feature in which esteemed D.C. rapper Head-Roc shares what’s on his mind.
Every Tuesday night for at least the last four months, D.C. funk (go-go), rock, and soul band Mambo Sauce and area hip-hop giants  Gods’llla have been heading a much-needed open mic night centered on D.C. culture, “Up and Up,” at Liv Nightclub. For [...]