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… Read More

Concert Calendar: B-52s, Patti Labelle, Afrika Bambaatta

The B-52s Wednesday, January 19, 9:30 Club ($45), doors at 7 p.m. The B-52s have been legendary for their campy antics since their inception in 1976. “Love Shack” and “Rock Lobster” rank 243rd and 146th respectively on Rolling… Read More

Concert Calendar: Liz Phair w/ U.S. Royalty, Paperhaus

Railsplitter Saturday, December 11, Black Cat ($8), doors at 8:30 p.m. Railsplitter are a punk rock band from Washington, D.C. whose straight forward is reminiscent of bands like Choking Victim. If ECFU means something to you, Railsplitter could… Read More

Concert Calendar: The Walkmen, The Antlers, G Love

The Walkmen w/ Tennis Friday, December 3, 9:30 Club (sold out), doors at 8 p.m. The Walkmen came up through the New York rock scene with a fresh sound filled with chords, beats, and vocals like you’ve never… Read More

Concert Calendar: Best Coast comes to Georgetown

WGTB presents Best Coast Saturday, November 20, Bulldog Alley ($5), doors at 8:30 p.m. The Los Angeles band Best Coast released its debut album Crazy For You in July. This beach-pop concert will make you temporarily forget the… Read More

Concert Calendar: Kokayi, courtesy of GU Alternative Music Series

Kokayi w. the Rising Suns, DJ Beach, and Sea Dog Friday, November 12, Bulldog Alley (free with GOCard), doors at 10 p.m. This Friday, the Georgetown Alternative Music Series presents Kokayi, a local Grammy-nominated emcee, producer, singer, and… Read More

Concert Calendar: Umphree’s McGee, Jónsi, Matt Costa

Umphrey’s McGee Friday and Saturday, November 5 and 6, 9:30 Club ($25), doors at 10 p.m. In the mood for some late-1990s prog rock? Umphrey’s McGee, an improvising band with songs that often trail past the ten-minute mark,… Read More

Student bands compete for spot in DCWEEK concert

DCWEEK, a 10 day festival focused on digital technology and innovation, is giving local bands an opportunity to perform at the 9:30 Club next month. The surprise? Two of the top three entries in the web-based contest, which… Read More

Vox talks with The Walkmen’s Kevin Moehringer

The Walkmen, a popular mainstay among the indie rock set who played at the 9:30 Club this Tuesday, is no stranger to D.C.—four of the five band members were classmates at the St. Albans School. Their latest release,… Read More