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O.A.R. Electrifies The Anthem With Powerful Performance

As Christmastime snuck up on Washington, D.C., O.A.R., which stands for Of a Revolution, came back to its home turf to prove once again that the band is a phenomenal live act. Walking down the beautiful D.C. Wharf on the evening of Dec. 15, the crowd stood out around The[Read More…]

by January 12, 2019 0 comments Concerts, Guide - Top, The Guide
Travis Scott Brings ‘Astroworld’ to Capital One Arena

Travis Scott Brings ‘Astroworld’ to Capital One Arena

Rap superstar Travis Scott put on a show for the ages at Capital One Arena on Nov. 29, as part of his “Astroworld: Wish You Were Here” tour. Arguably hip-hop’s most dynamic showman, Scott performed on a stage designed to emulate the now-defunct Houston theme park Six Flags Astroworld. The[Read More…]

by December 7, 2018 0 comments Concerts, Guide - Top, The Guide
Ponderers

Psychedelic Rock Band Pond Mesmerizes Audience With Theatrical Dreamscape

“How will this epicenter of the world political climate cope when our touring circus, so ridiculous that surely there can be none alike, rolls into town?” Pond frontman Nick Allbrook wrote in a blog post as he flew into Washington, D.C., on the eve of the band’s second U.S. tour[Read More…]

John Mayer

John Mayer Charms Audience With Acoustic Show

With only a mic stand, rug and guitar, John Mayer’s performance at Baltimore’s Modell Performing Arts Center on Oct. 7 proved that musical talent and stage presence alone are enough to keep audiences enthralled — no holograms or backup dancers required. Billed as “An Acoustic Evening With John Mayer,” the[Read More…]

by October 18, 2018 0 comments Concerts, The Guide
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BROCKHAMPTON Returns With New Aesthetic

Rap group BROCKHAMPTON rocked The Anthem on Oct. 16, as part of the I’ll Be There Tour promoting its fourth album, “iridescence.” The band’s mediocre performance at points proved that it is fumbling with its identity. The self-proclaimed “greatest boy band in the world” exploded onto the music scene in[Read More…]

by October 18, 2018 0 comments Concerts, The Guide
Peach Pit

Peach Pit Showcases New Sounds in Intimate Performance

Pop group Peach Pit thrived in an intimate performance at DC9 Nightclub on Oct. 10, displaying a new energetic sound that thrilled the crowd. As the clock struck 10 p.m., anticipation climbed minute by minute for Peach Pit, a group of bluesy lo-fi rockers hailing from Montreal. Peach Pit’s melodic[Read More…]

by October 17, 2018 1 comment Concerts, The Guide
Troye Sivan

Troye Sivan Connects With Crowd in Colorful Performance

When Troye Sivan began his colorful, high-energy performance of his track “Dance to This” at The Anthem on Thursday, Oct. 4, his audience followed the song title’s command by letting go on the dance floor. On tour promoting his sophomore album “Bloom” released in August, Sivan created the perfect atmosphere[Read More…]

by October 11, 2018 0 comments Concerts, The Guide
KATHRYN BAKER FOR THE HOYA

At The Anthem, Miguel Transcends Concert Conventions

It is rare for a musician to tour for the sole purpose of self-expression, without the strings of album promotion, merchandising or publicity; then again, California-based blues-funk-rock singer Miguel is not your average musician. As he pivoted across The Anthem’s stage on Tuesday night, Miguel appeared to be in his[Read More…]

OLD CROW MEDICINE SHOW

CONCERT REVIEW: Old Crow Medicine Show at The Anthem

For just the evening of April 28, the rousing and high-powered sounds of string band Old Crow Medicine Show turned The Anthem into an intimate and lively country bar. With no opening act, the crowd waited with palpable excitement for the band to begin the two-hour experience. Old Crow Medicine[Read More…]

KATHRYN BAKER FOR THE HOYA

Concert Review: P!nk at Capital One Arena

Pop-rock maven P!nk took her talents to new heights at Capital One Arena on April 16 by combining her unbeatable vocal range with artistic aerial performances for the Washington, D.C. show of her “Beautiful Trauma” tour. Accompanied by a diverse dance troupe and band, P!nk encouraged empowerment, self-worth and an[Read More…]