Posts Tagged ‘Roy Buchanan’

Guitarist Joel Harrison on Local Legends, D.C. Roadhouse Sounds, and Anthony Pirog

Harrison will play two gigs this weekend with fellow guitarist Anthony Pirog and others.

With Crossroads Closed, Where Will D.C.’s Caribbean Scene Settle?

You couldn't blame most locals for overlooking the fact that the D.C. suburbs recently lost one of its best venues for Caribbean music. As the Prince George's Newsletter quietly noted in May, the building that long housed Bladensburg's Crossroads Nightclub was sold to J & J Medical Health Care & Equipment for $1.2 million. Outside of the local Caribbean [...]

Prince George’s County, the Rock ‘n’ Roll Years

Music in Prince George’s County, Md., in 2012 often means go-go and tropical sounds, with the occasional rock band visiting the University of Maryland radio station. But back in the 20th century, rock 'n' roll and honky-tonk country had multiple homes in the county. Tonight at the College Park Arts Exchange, filmmaker Jeff Krulik, of [...]

Reunited DC Moptop Rockers, the British Walkers

From 1964 to 1968, the British Walkers were one of DC’s top rock bands.  They played many nights a week at the Roundtable in Georgetown, released a number of singles, and did some shows in England.  Now, due to the efforts of longtime local rockabilly/roots rocker Billy Hancock, they have reunited decades later for some [...]