Rex Orange County at U-Street Music Hall in DC

Rex Orange County at U-Street Music Hall in DC

On Monday night in Washington DC, Rex Orange County mesmerized a sold-out crowd at U-Street Music Hall. Despite an afternoon of heavy rain, when I arrived at the venue shortly after doors opened, the line snaked around the block. If the fact that his entire US tour sold out in mere minutes was not proof … Continue reading “Rex Orange County at U-Street Music Hall in DC”

Clairo Charms DC’s Union Stage

Clairo Charms DC’s Union Stage

Last Thursday in DC, 19-year-old powerhouse Clairo played a sold-out show at Union Stage. From the moment she kicked off her set with “B.O.M.D.,” she had the audience, comprised mainly of high schoolers, enthralled. Although this was only the second night of her first major headlining tour, Clairo, with her effortless style and playful sense … Continue reading “Clairo Charms DC’s Union Stage”

Concert Etiquette From Your Grumpy Neighborhood Blogger

Concert Etiquette From Your Grumpy Neighborhood Blogger

Okay, so I go to a lot of concerts. I spend basically all my money on concerts (or food). Rock, hip hop, pop, rap, jazz, classical, world—it doesn’t matter. I’ve been to concerts in big groups; I’ve been by myself. I’ve been first row, last row, to big festivals and tiny venues. There’s something so … Continue reading “Concert Etiquette From Your Grumpy Neighborhood Blogger”

Brockhampton: The Return and Reinvention of the Boyband

Brockhampton: The Return and Reinvention of the Boyband

Brockhampton, an up-and-coming collective, will be playing The Foundry next Wednesday. The group, which prefers to be known as a boyband, has had quite a busy summer. Following a VICE series chronicling their rise (which they pitched to the network themselves), they released their first two full-length albums called SATURATION and SATURATION II, two installments of a trilogy. The … Continue reading “Brockhampton: The Return and Reinvention of the Boyband”