Posts Tagged ‘Fringe Music’

Fringe Music Preview: Opening Night Celebration

It's a talented lineup for the festival's 10th-anniversary kickoff.

Fringe Music Preview: One Nation Under a Groove

Baldacchino Tent Bar – Fort Fringe
Tonight at 5:00 p.m.
The CooLots EP by The CooLots
Val's Take: The CooLots are one of Capital Fringe's repeat performers, this time bringing their funk-infused brand of rock and roll to give the festival a fiery conclusion. Their bass lines are formidable and the lyrical messages empowering and dangerous. The rock that they [...]

Fringe Music Preview: Chain and the Gang

Baldacchino Tent Bar – Fort Fringe
Tonight at 8:30 p.m.
Val's Take: Chain & the Gang, the sassiest band in America, has returned from their European tour, shiny blazers and funky bass lines intact, and they're touching down at Capital Fringe with the intent of showing that Minimum Rock and Roll, [...]

Fringe Music Preview: Advanced Funk: East Meets West

Baldacchino Tent Bar – Fort Fringe
Tonight at 8:45 p.m.
Val's Take: Although Feedel Band is ostensibly the Eastern representative of this "East Meets West" show, their style is also a blend of influences from both sides of the Atlantic. Indeed, the band's name, Feedel, is an Amharic word for alphabet and they employ the guitar tonality and horn [...]

Fringe Music Preview: The Silent Note with Kamyar Arsani and Mosno Al-Moseeki

Baldacchino Tent Bar – Fort Fringe
Tonight at 7:15 p.m.
The Daf might be an unfamiliar sound for those unacquainted with world music but tonight The Silent Note's Kamyar Arsani will give those who come to Fort Fringe a proper introduction. The large, circular Iranian frame drum is held upright with one hand and while the other will [...]

Fringe Music Preview: The CooLots

Performing: Tonight at Fort Fringe with The Delegation at 10 p.m.
They Say: "The CooLots are the original all female rock and soul band hailing from the Washington DC area."
Val’s Take: The best thing to hope for from a fusion of styles is that the whole will be greater than the sum of the parts. For [...]

Fringe Music Preview: More Humans

Performing: Tonight at Fort Fringe with The Tender Thrill at midnight.
They Say: Fringe has actually just used our previous observation that More Humans is a "A trio that writes weird story songs with chugging melodies and twisted grooves."
Val’s Take: It might be easy to miss the sly humor in the band's lyrics the first time around, especially [...]