Posts Tagged ‘Meat Puppets’

ToDo ToDay: This, Mount Kimbie, and Meat Puppets

If you visit the theater to escape the drudgery of life, a play in which characters struggle to accept their unhappiness probably won’t help. But Round House Theatre’s new production of This, Melissa James Gibson’s incisive and darkly comic play about impending middle age, could bring a little perspective at least. The action revolves around Jane, [...]

Weekend Music Round-Up

Friday

eNVee, Stacy Brooks. Bangkok Blues. Call for price.
Leo Kottke. Birchmere. $35.
Bill Callahan (Smog), Lights. Black Cat. $15. All ages.
An Evening w/ Lynda Carter (Fri.-Sat.). Kennedy Center Terrace Theater. $45–$75.
Original Tuxedo Jazz Band (Part of the Duke Ellington Jazz Festival). Kennedy Center Millennium Stage. Free.
Apostle of Hustle, Black and Tan Fantasy Band, DJ Yellow [...]

Just Noise

The opener for Built to Spill and the Meat Puppets last night at the 9:30 Club was the Drones, a noise-rock quartet from Melbourne, Australia. The audience loved them; I'd never heard of them. Nor did I love them. Too much of what I heard last night was just noise, plain and simple.
I'm not anti-noise [...]

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