Posts Tagged ‘Rock and Roll Hotel’

Talent Buyer Vicki Savoula Leaving Black Cat

After 10 years booking music at the well-known rock club on 14th Street NW, Vicki Savoula is leaving Black Cat, effective Aug. 3.
She's not abandoning her perch for another club—Savoula, 33, is leaving the music business entirely, embarking on a new career in education. (When asked where she's headed, she declined to give specifics.) She [...]

Photos: Elikeh @ Rock & Roll Hotel

On Saturday at the Rock and Roll Hotel, Serge “Massama” Dogo and his band, the D,C,-based group Elikeh, played their own take on Afropop, a style of African pop music played on electric instruments and inspired by Western pop and soul music. They also brought in traditional polyrhythms from Togo, where  Dogo was born and [...]

Ariel Pink Is Just Another Brick in the Wall

Ariel Pink is 20 minutes late returning my phone call, and he feels bad about it. He's been back in the States less than a week since finishing a European tour, and he's swamped with phoners. He apologizes. "I need to treat my interviews more like job interviews," Pink says.
"Well, then," I say. "Are you [...]

Weekend Music Roundup: Jakob Dylan, Amanda Blank, The Tallest Man on Earth, and More

Friday

Jakob Dylan, Three Legs, Neko Case, Kelly Hogan, Mimicking Birds. 9:30 Club. $25.
Lucy Kaplansky. Wolf Trap. $20.
Gist, Gary B. & the Notions, The Courtesy Line. The Red & The Black. $8.
Eilen Jewell, Little Pink. IOTA Club & Cafe. $12.
The Blue Line, Poor But Sexy, The Very Small. Rock and Roll Hotel. $10.
Buckshot Blues. Bangkok Blues. [...]

Weekend Music Roundup: Pissed Jeans, Jedi Mind Tricks, Kidz in the Hall, and More

Friday

Martin Sexton, Ryan Montbleau Band. 9:30 Club. $25.
Jamie McLean Band. Strathmore. $10 in advance, $12 at door.
Livingston Taylor. Wolf Trap. $22.
Horsehead, Hiding Places, Deutschmarks. The Red & The Black. $8. 21+.
Laura Tsaggaris, James Maddock. IOTA Club & Cafe. $12.
Pissed Jeans, Cloak/Dagger, The Wayward. Rock and Roll Hotel. $10 in advance, $12 at door.
Rhododendron Road. Bangkok [...]

Weekend Music Roundup: Los Angeles Guitar Quartet, Baltimore Symphony Orchestra, Honor By August, and More

Friday

Needtobreathe, Will Hoge, Matt Hires. 9:30 Club. $16.

Gato & the Palenke Music Co. Strathmore. $10 in advance, $12 at door.

Los Angeles Guitar Quartet. Wolf Trap. $35.

East Coast Caravan. The Red & The Black. $8. 21+.

Shwa, The Royal We. IOTA Club & Cafe. $10.

Bonjour, Ganesh!, The Jones, Big Chimney, Blankus Larry. Rock and Roll Hotel. $10.

Andy [...]

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 [...]

Latin and Brazilian Music Events This Weekend

For fans of  Latin and Brazilian sounds, Friday and Saturday nights offer a number of appealing choices.  Earlier in the week I highlighted the Monday appearance of Puerto Rican reggaeton duo Alexis y Fido, and now Friday brings another Puerto Rican reggaeton duo, Rakim y Ken-y (also known as  R.K.M. y Keny), who will be at El Boqueron [...]

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