Archive for the ‘Show Reviews’ Category

Published on March 27th, 2017

Jens began his set at DC’s U Street Music Hall on Thursday, March 16 by charmingly hat-tipping himself on the self-referential “To »

Published on January 5th, 2017

Mitski capped off her acclaimed 2016 with a victory lap tour that dropped into DC’s Black Cat on Friday, November »

Published on July 9th, 2016

Despite being championed by many whose musical taste I respect, I had slept on Mitski for years. It took all »

Published on June 14th, 2016

By JIM GREEN   It was a guitar player’s dream show. The Generation Axe Tour stopped in Wilmington at Cape »

Published on June 14th, 2016

By JIM GREEN   A trio of female-fronted rock and roll bands stopped in Raleigh on Thursday, April 7 at »

Published on June 14th, 2016

By JIM GREEN   It was a night of sing-along hits as Journey, The Doobie Brothers and Dave Mason appeared »

Published on June 14th, 2016

BY JIM GREEN Slayer performed a 22-song set, wich included a few tunes from their 12th album, Repentless, during a »

Published on April 6th, 2016

It had been less than a week since Andrew Bird cut the ribbon on his new album, Are You Serious, »

Published on March 3rd, 2016

We’re lucky ears don’t have to blink or else we might miss the charms of Martin Courtney’s music. Last fall »

Published on February 15th, 2016

High Waisted’s show started even before their set had. While making the final tweaks of their sound check and waiting »

Published on December 27th, 2015

One of my biggest regrets from the Sweetlife Festival this past May at Meriwether Post Pavilion was not catching more »

Published on November 30th, 2015

You never know what you’re going to get at the last show of an artist’s tour. Sometimes they’re so exhausted »

Published on November 15th, 2015

Among his myriad singular talents, Sufjan has a strange ability to seem devestangingly present even when you feel like he’s »

Published on October 22nd, 2015

You don’t feel like you bought a ticket to a Mac DeMarco show. You feel like you were invited. Few »