"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 [...]
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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 [...]
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 [...]