Concert Preview: Antigone Rising brings the country rock girl power to Jammin Java

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If you’re one of the brave souls watching Georgetown empty out for Easter Break while you stay behind, let Antigone Rising cheer you up. Don’t let the name fool you. This band is not going to make you feel like you’ve just sat through a Greek tragedy or like your dad is also your brother. […]

Concert Preview: Summer Camp comes to DC9

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As we’re quickly reaching the days of rolled down windows and highway driving, Vox suspects you’re in need of some new music to get you excited for summer. Almost as fitting as its name, Summer Camp’s sound will surely be exactly what you need. Summer Camp, whose two members are married couple Elizabeth Sankey and […]

Concert Preview: Wye Oak comes to 9:30 Club

Although it’s a while off, Vox highly suggests you check out Baltimore-based band Wye Oak, which is coming to play a show at 9:30 Club on Tuesday, May 6. The two artists that make up indie synth rock duo Wye Oak are Baltimore natives Jenn Wasner and Andy Stack. Wasner and Stack have been playing […]

Concert Preview: How to Dress Well comes to U Street Music Hall

Vox encourages you to celebrate the end of a horrendous (not to mention abominably snowy and cold) midterm season by seeing How to Dress Well at U Street Music Hall this Saturday. Producer and singer of How to Dress Well, Tom Krell, began his music career in 2009 when he moved from Brooklyn to Berlin […]

Concert Preview: Scuba brings London dubstep and techno to U Street Music Hall

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If you’re hard up for plans this Valentine’s Day weekend, Scuba is performing at U Street Music Hall Feb. 15. Scuba, born Paul Rose, is a British Electronic musician and founder of the influential Hotflush Recordings record label. “One of dance music’s most inventive producers,” is how Pitchfork describes Paul Rose. Rose gained fame with […]

Concert Preview: DARKSIDE at 9:30 Club

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Just incase you’re running out of ways to procrastinate for your first slew of midterms, DARKSIDE is coming to the 9:30 Club Feb. 5. Not to be confused with other dark sides, the duo of electronic musician Nicolas Jaar and guitarist Dave Harrington will be stopping in D.C. as part of their tour following the release […]

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: Twenty One Pilots to play at Georgetown

Thinking of seeing Twenty One Pilots at the 9:30 Club this semester?  Well Vox hates to burst your bubble, but the show just sold out this week. Luckily, WGTB is bringing the VMA-nominated duo to the Hilltop this Saturday, so you don’t have to worry about FOMO this time around. Tyler Joseph and Josh Dun, the […]

Concert Preview: The beautiful chaos of Lady Lamb the Beekeeper

Aly Spaltro‘s story of stardom is almost as whimsical as her voice. She began her musical pursuits by playing and practicing in the basement of the video rental store at which she was a clerk in her hometown of Brunswick, Maine. Bart & Greg’s DVD Explosion’s customers probably had no idea that the same clerk that would […]