Posts Tagged ‘The Hold Steady’

Photos: The Hold Steady & Cheap Girls @ 9:30 Club

"You've always been good to us D.C....I love it here," said the Hold Steady lead singer Craig Finn on Monday at the start of the band's sold-out 9:30 Club show. Out supporting Teeth Dreams, the band's first release in four years, the Hold Steady and the 9:30 Club crowd are always a study in how [...]

Arts Roundup: Matchmaker, Matchmaker Edition

Ford's Theatre and Signature Theatre have announced the first cast members of their new co-production of Hello, Dolly! Broadway veteran Nancy Opel will star as Dolly Levi in the Eric Schaeffer-helmed musical, set to run at Ford's beginning in March. [Post]
The Francis A. Gregory Library on 36th Place SE will blow your mind. And maybe [...]

Photos: The Hold Steady @ U Street Music Hall (Night 1)

The Hold Steady normally sells out the 9:30 Club in a heartbeat, so to accommodate fans at the significantly smaller U Street Music Hall, the band was booked for two nights in a row.
Last night's sold-out show (the second sold-out one is tonight) was crammed with the testosterone-fueled rock (and audience) for which Hold Steady [...]

Don’t Be Bored: Uncross Those Arms

Mose Allison is exactly the kind of guy the Pixies would write one of their most joyful songs about. Musically, though, the Mississippi Delta–born octogenarian is as far from guitar-drenched alt-rock as you can get: He’s a pianist and singer who plays a jazz-blues hybrid with effortless swing and a sly, clear vocal groan. But [...]