The Southern

Country Christmas
Published on Dec 5th, 2010
1 comments Seemingly confused about the meaning of "holiday," local alt-country songwriter Sarah White curates the usual annual yuletide folk fiesta, her own entry being The (All New) Acorn Sisters, her old-...
Pantherburn
Published on Nov 25th, 2010
0 comments Americana-rock from an alum of the Hackensaw Boys and Old Crow Medicine Show. With Mister Baby and Marionette. Pantherburn - The Octopus Pantherburn - Mister Baby [demo]
Bess Rogers
Published on Nov 14th, 2010
0 comments When she goes off on her own, the onetime DMB opening act and lead guitarist in Ingrid Michaelson's backing band plays a folk-rock singer-songwriter with rock and punk inclinations that might get...
Caravan Of Thieves
Published on Nov 14th, 2010
0 comments Acoustic guitar based folk-rock and 1930's gypsy swing quartet with fiddle melodies and bouncing bass but no percussion. Caravan Of Thieves - Rattlesnake
Yarn
Published on Nov 8th, 2010
0 comments Finely-tuned Brooklyn alt-country group started by a former jamband guitarist. Big Daddy Love opens. Yarn - Bad Bad Man Yarn - Don't Break My Heart Yarn - I'm Down Yarn - Ain't That A Sin Yarn -...
Egypt
Published on Nov 8th, 2010
0 comments Reunion show from local songwriter Andy Waldeck's 90's funk-rock band. With Sinclarity and Naughty Dynamic and the Design.
Bear In Heaven
Published on Nov 8th, 2010
0 comments Buzzed-about psychedelic indie-pop trio growing more synth-focused and danceable with each passing week. Bear remixer Twin Shadow and electronic pop duo Sun Airway open. Especially recommended for...
Big Gigantic
Published on Nov 8th, 2010
0 comments Jazzy sax-n-synth jamband electronica brought to you by Sound Tribe Sector 9's record label. New local guitar/DJ duo Guerilla Tactics opens with turntables and pedals galore. Big Gigantic -...
The Alex Caton and Pete Winne Band
Published on Nov 7th, 2010
0 comments Renowned local folk and gypsy fiddler Alex Caton teams up here with newcomer acoustic guitarist Pete Winne to host a traditional square dance, complete with live dance calling.
Mock Star's Ball
Published on Oct 25th, 2010
0 comments The coolest Halloween concept of all time soldiers on with sets from The Petty Files as Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers (duh), Naughty Dynamic and the Design as The Red Hot Chili Peppers, Slick...
Mock Star's Ball
Published on Oct 25th, 2010
0 comments Local bands "musically dress up" as their favorite legends in the neatest Halloween concept of all time. The first night features sets from Corsair as Spinal Tap, Astronomers as Queen, The...
Shearwater
Published on Oct 25th, 2010
0 comments Former Okkervil River keyboardist Jonathan Meiburg started this band as a collaborative side-project with Okkervil frontman Will Sheff, who eventually moved on and left the budding ornithologist...
6 Day Bender
Published on Oct 17th, 2010
0 comments CD release show for E'ville Fuzz, the latest from these local local bluegrass-rockers (that'd be Earlysville, by the way). With D.C.'s rising indie-folk and roots-rock star Jesse Elliott and his...
Eric Heinsohn
Published on Oct 17th, 2010
0 comments Folk-pop songwriter who also plays bluesy rock. Local pop pianist Joseph Moses opens.
Dan Deacon
Published on Oct 11th, 2010
0 comments This daft audio collagist is the pride and joy of Baltimore arts scene right now and the Southern's biggest score of the month for anybody who isn't a Ted Leo fan. Expect a folding table crammed...
One eskimO
Published on Oct 11th, 2010
0 comments Four Brits, actually, who like loading up their rock tunes with atmospheric electronics.
Ã?â??lÃ?¶f Arnalds
Published on Oct 11th, 2010
0 comments Lovely icelandic singer with ties to many of the finest experimental bands to use diacritical marks outside of the metal world – think Bj¶rk, mºm, Sigur R³s, J³nsi – and an acclaimed...
Ted Leo and the Pharmacists
Published on Oct 11th, 2010
0 comments You can tell Ted Leo has finally realized he's the de facto king of indie punk rockers because these days he feels at liberty to prattle on with arguments talking up the value of recorded music...
William Walter and Company
Published on Oct 10th, 2010
0 comments Rare show from the jammy pop-rock singer-songwriter wherein he beefs up with a backing band. Acoustic bluegrass string band Jackass Flats opens. William Walter and Company - Sunflower [live]...
The Asylum Street Spankers
Published on Oct 10th, 2010
0 comments Extraordinarily witty folk and rootsy blues from the popular Austin washboard-and-saw band, who are hanging it up after fifteen years with this "Spanks For Everything" farewell tour due in part to...
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