Healing through music. That's the theme or perhaps the mission statement of the city's annual Down in the Reeds music festival. This year's daylong event features two stages for bands to perform, local art vendors, family-friendly activities, and more. Not to mention beer, coffee, and food trucks.
Fred began his music career by recording the sound of his daily life—conversations, moments of music, sounds of nature—and setting them to music. Now, three years later, Fred again.. has released three full-length studio albums and over 20 singles and EP's. His dance-style beats coupled with the messages conveyed in speech make his music wonderfully […]
Foreign Air is something new. In 2017, Jesse Clasen and Jacob Michael left their respective rock bands in search of a new sound. The pair managed to formulate a blend of rock, pop, and electronic music that lends itself well to each genre without feeling busy. Anna Shoemaker to open.
Twin Temple meld genres and push back against societal expectations of music. The duo have pioneered a new sound they refer to as "Satanic Doo-Wop." Allow them to take you on a trip back in time to root beer floats and sideburns and listen to timeless classics such as "Lets have a Satanic Orgy," and […]
Rare Americans are a Canadian indie band that take on a variety of genres. Their intent, storytelling style of music at times resembles Milky Chance, at times 21 Pilots, and then everything in between.
Steven DJ Fresh Soulman and Tony “The Teddy Bear” Smith are uniting for tribute show to Teddy Pendergrass and Gerald LeVert.
Celebrate the record release from local ska, rocksteady band the Fuss. The Petworth-based band has been rocking out since 2014 and now they're releasing their 2nd full-length record, In Person, with Baltimore openers Soularites and DJ Bobby Babylon playing between sets.
In 2021, indie post-rock group Stereolab released their first album in over ten years, Electrically Possessed: Switched on, Vol. 4. This album strays from their rock origins, but its funk and ambient influences coupled with politically aware lyricism make for an engaging listen. Fievel is Glauque to open.
A late night show from Anwan "Big G" Glover and the rest of the BYB crew.
Braxton Cook is a singer and world class saxophonist. Kiefer is a San Diego-based influencer who specializes in producing jazz beats. Between the two of them, they're sure to amaze.
Novo Amor's musical career officially began in 2018 with his debut album Birthplace. Inspired by summers spent lakeside in New York, this album maintains a low-energy, melancholy feel. His most recent work, Cannot Be, Whatsoever, holds onto the acoustic, singer-songwriter sound but trades the subdued tone of Birthplace for a louder, more hopeful feel.
Grammy-winning songwriter, singer, and record producer Sharon Robsinson shares the story her nearly four decades of friendship and writing partnership with Leonard Cohen. Expect a behind-the-scenes look at the songs they wrote. "Much has been written about Leonard Cohen," she says, "but I thought I would share with you some stories from my time as […]