Author Archive for Debbie Lee

Crafty Q&A with Taffety Punk Theatre Company!

My introduction to Taffety Punk's awesomeness was their performance of Damaged Goods: The New Vaudeville at the Black Cat a couple of years back. The show was brilliant and funny and edgy; they call themselves "DC's distorted classical theatre company" and they ain't lyin'. Since then, I've kept in touch with founder Marcus Kyd [formerly […]

Crafty Q & A with FEVER!

Rock-n-Romp, the coolest kid-friendly rock show series in town, will bring an excellent local band to the stage at Crafty Bastards for the third time! Bring the little guys out to enjoy the music and fun! This year the awesome band who dares to rock out in front of toddlers is FEVER! In the Performance […]

Crafty Q&A with Statehood!

Surely you've heard of Statehood? Even I've heard of Statehood, and I NEVER get to go to shows. Eh, such is the life of a mom... but I got lucky last Thursday night and saw their excellent set at the Black Cat. Wow. They are fantastic! Now I do not pretend to be a music […]

Crafty Q & A with Creative Forms Martial Arts Group!

If you like kung fu or any of the other kick-butt forms of martial arts, you won't want to miss this group's demo. Hyyaaaa! In the Performance Pit at Crafty Bastards September 28 from 1:35 pm to 2:25 pm! Explain your group's name and how you formed. We are the Creative Forms Martial Arts group, […]

Awesome Crafty Entertainment Line-up!

So you're definitely excited about checking out the 100+ totally rad vendors at Crafty Bastards THIS SUNDAY (yay!), but be sure to schedule your time so you can see the amazing performers we've got in the Performance Pit ALL day long! You'll find set times below, and be sure to check back here all week […]

Crafty Bastards Entertainment Awesomeness!

I think we did a fine job finding totally excellent performers to fill the schedule! There's something for everyone, so be sure to time your visit right to see your top picks! At the front of the fair we've got the acoustic Welcome Mat Stage to draw you in, then the Main Stage in the […]

Q&A with Crafty Bastards Silver Spring Main Stage Performer DJ Ca$$idy

Resident DJ and co-founder of Garutachi Events, DJ Ca$$idy spins a playful mix of indie dance selections. Check her out online at and getting the party started onthe Main Stage at Crafty Bastards June 28 at 10:30 am! Explain your band/stage name and define your sound. My stage name is simply my actual name […]

Q&A with Crafty Bastards Silver Spring Main Stage Performer Head-Roc

Head-Roc, The Official Mayor of DC Hip Hop, introducing new material – backed by The Godisheus International Funk Train aka The G.I.F.T.! A 21st century Funk, Rock, and Soul Band experience you won’t want to miss! Check him out online at and on the Main Stage at Crafty Bastards June 28 at 2:30 pm! […]

Q&A with Crafty Bastards Silver Spring Main Stage Performer We Were Pirates

Rock-n-Romp, the awesome kid-friendly indie rock concert series, hosts multi-instrumentalist Mike Boggs and his live band comprised of a rotating cast of friends, as We Were Pirates. Bring the kids to see them play and they can also get a moustache painted on, a cool tattoo and stop at the coloring station to create their […]

Q&A with Crafty Bastards Silver Spring Welcome Mat Performer Third Channel

Jason Hutto, Samantha Spinney, a casio, delay pedal, tambourine, time, space, crafts. Check them out online at and on the Welcome Mat stage at Crafty Bastards June 28 at 2:45 pm! Explain your band/stage name and define your sound. Third Channel's name comes from some 60s' stereo technology called Phantom Third Channel which supposedly […]