Concert Preview: D.C. bands Ex Hex and Foul Swoops to play at Black Cat

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If you don’t get a chance to make it out to U St. Music Hall on March 1st to see D.C.-based band, GEMs, and Maryland-based band, Uno Hype, don’t worry! Vox has a few more good suggestions of ways you can support the D.C. music scene and its venues. D.C. bands Ex Hex and Foul […]

Concert Preview: Mutual Benefit at Black Cat

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On Wednesday, Feb. 5, DC’s Black Cat welcomes Mutual Benefit, the indie rock project of 25-year-old singer-songwriter Jordan Lee. Free-spirited, yet deeply poignant and even hauntingly so, Lee’s music evokes a sense of contemplative nostalgia and intense longing for something much beyond him. Each track on Lee’s beautiful debut, Love Crushing Diamond, is part of a […]

Anything but classical, Mikaela Davis will play the harp at Black Cat

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Missing the relaxation of winter break now that classes are starting up again? Mikaela Davis’s light, poppy folk is the perfect fit for those of you who are feeling nostalgic for the peaceful days of vacation, although the singer-songwriter and harpist is using her own winter break to tour and promote her new EP. Davis began […]

Concert Preview: Active Child at the Black Cat

You’re done with midterms (unless you have a sadistic, life-sucking professor, that is)! Vox thinks a celebratory outing is definitely in check. On Monday, November 11, Active Child will bless the Black Cat with his ethereal voice. Working under the stage name Active Child, electronic music artist Pat Grossi has made quite a name for himself […]

Remix Your Weekend: D.C. Records Fair, movies, and concert listings

Vox presents the revamped Remix Your Weekend, an end-of-week events listing for Georgetown and the greater District. Going forward, Vox will also have event previews and more extensive events listings. EVENTS 40 under 40: Craft Futures—Renwick Gallery, ongoing, free. Voice review. Ai Weiwei: According to What?—Hirshhorn Museum, ongoing, free. DC Record Fair—Sunday, 801 E St. NW, […]

Remix Your Weekend: Don’t worry, be happy

The first week (ok, half week) of school is over, and it’s a three day weekend. It’s the middle of the winter but the weather could not be more pleasant, and there’s a good chance you don’t have any daunting homework assignments yet. In other words, there are no excuses for staying on campus all […]

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 […]

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 Stone’s 500 Greatest Songs of All Time. Besides, how many more opportunities will you have to hear […]

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 be your new favorite band. Linfinity Sunday, December 12, The Red Palace ($10), doors at 9 p.m. […]

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 heard before. The Walkmen’s music is world-weary, yet genuinely dramatic. While they made it big in the […]

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 songwriter. Kokayi’s music combines elements of hip-hop, punk, rock, funk, and electro. D.C. student bands Sea Dog […]