Holiday Gunfire formed when four scene cohorts decided to work on a recording project together inspired by the shoegaze music of their youth.
L.A. rockers Dirty Honey play April 4 at Zydeco. We spoke with them about “retro” rock, touring with Slash, and the pros/cons of music in the digital age.
Released in May before the summer hit, Holy Heatwave, the debut full-length by Birmingham’s Lady Legs, delivers the perfect beach vibe of a soundtrack for the scorching months.
The Posies were creating contemplative, layered alt rock just a few miles north of the home of grunge in its heyday. Thirty years later, the lineup that gave us “Dream All Day” is on tour to celebrate the re-release of three formative albums. They play at Saturn on June 8.
Riding in from Austin, Texas, The Sword will play at Zydeco tonight a 9 p.m. Their set is an inescapable fusillade of rock in its heaviest forms, with pounding riffs and progressive interludes that are both unexpected and viscerally satisfying.
This piano pop rock trio combines hints of Billy Joel, overt declarations of Queen, and a generous dose of modern pop that dances its way into your head and makes itself at home. Lively, catchy, and clever, these D.C. performers play at Saturn this Saturday.
The High Divers have been through quite a lot, from an awful car crash on tour to a marriage in the band. Now they’re back on the road with a new record and their hopes are high again. See them at Zydeco this Thursday.
Their improvisational expertise has taken them to Bonnaroo and back. Morning Teleportation plays Saturn this Saturday, bringing psychedelic jams, indie rock, and even some jazz to the space-age stage.
New York’s Swanky Tiger carries on the best parts of ‘80s sleaze and hard rock while forging ahead with the vitality of a modern band. They’ve got guts, a new EP called Mechanical Nightmares, and a date at The Nick on July 26.
Nashville’s Sweettalker brings riffy rock n’ roll to The Nick this Saturday. Since forming in 2015,the band has already released a few attention-grabbing singles, including their first success, “Jenny.”