Concert Calendar: Slightly Stoopid, Drive-By Truckers, Mercies
Slightly Stoopid w/ Fishbone, Dumpstaphunk
Wednesday, February 16, 9:30 Club ($29.50), doors at 6:30 p.m.
Slightly Stoopid are a dub-punk bad akin to Sublime. Originally founded in San Diego, Slightly Stoopid has played shows around the world for fifteen years. This second was added because their first show sold out. Fishbone are a funk rock band that takes influences from all over. They’ve been active since 1979. Dumpstaphunk is the band of Ivan Neville, son of Aaron Neville, who plays New Orleans style R&B.
Drive-By Truckers w/ J Roddy Walston and The Business
Friday, February 18, 9:30 Club ($25), doors at 8:00 p.m.
Drive-By Truckers are a southern rock group who hail from Athens, Georgia. Their new album Go-Go Boots is slated for release next Tuesday. Come see the band play their new material. They have been acclaimed for their work in alternative country.
Mercies w/ Jake Troth
TONIGHT, February 10, Black Cat ($8), doors at 9:00 p.m.
Mercies are a comprised of 2 Georgetown alumni and Ezra Finney (COL ’11). They are a lo-fi rock band with blues influence. They have just released their eponymous EP.
Saturday, February 12, D.A.R. Constitutional Hall ($55-$88.90), doors at 7:00 p.m.
Trey Songz is a grammy-nominated R&B singer most known for his single “Bottoms Up.” Last year, he won “Best Male R&B Artist” at the BET Awards. His bio proclaims about his newest album PASSION, PAIN & PLEASURE, “This is the album where I talk to the people who think all I can sing about is sex, I take a step further out of that realm, although I do keep one foot in.” Get in the spirit of Valentine’s Day!