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AMANDA VANORDEN FOR THE HOYA

Punk Rock Spread From WGTB to the Streets of DC

“It felt like things could explode at any moment into absolute chaos.” James Schneider, director of the upcoming documentary “Punk the Capital,” was not describing a heated protest but rather the influential 1979 punk rock concert held at Georgetown University. The show was a benefit concert held by Georgetown’s student-run[Read More…]

Punk Duo DTCV Impresses at Velvet Lounge

Punk Duo DTCV Impresses at Velvet Lounge

One block from the 9:30 Club is the Velvet Lounge, a more obscure and slightly seedier music venue for the 21+ crowd. Past the bouncer and up the sticker-covered stairs on the venue’s secondary stage, LA punk duo DTCV (pronounced “detective”) played a 10-song set to a crowd that maxed[Read More…]

by April 10, 2015 0 comments Arts & Entertainment, The Guide
Avetts Return With Strong Album

Avetts Return With Strong Album

4/5 stars A little bit of banjo punk-rock sensibility, a tendency toward infectious beats, impressive songwriting abilities and a rapidly growing, devoted fan base:  Put it all into a Mason jar, shake it up a bit to a honky-tonk tune, and you have the Avett Brothers. With the release of The Carpenter, their seventh[Read More…]

by September 7, 2012 0 comments The Guide