The M Machine @ U Street Music Hall

Photo credit: OWSLA
Photo credit: OWSLA

The M Machine was over at U Hall pumping out some serious beats on a cold January night. For the crowd of  college students who went to see the OWSLA trio, Thursday was clearly the new Friday night. At the concert, everything was perfect and nothing hurt, except maybe your feet the morning afterwards if you were stomping too hard. The San Francisco OWSLA trio came to Washington, D.C. to kick off their 2014 Metropolis tour, an event that exploded with energy within the walls of U Street Music Hall. Continue reading “The M Machine @ U Street Music Hall”

You Found Me, The Fray: Colonials Weekend ’13

The Fray at GW
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They were the band you listened to in high school, or at least you remembered them for their hit singles: “How to Save a Life” and “You Found Me”. Maybe you spent your early angst-filled teens listening to “Over My Head (Cable Car)” to remedy your crush. Maybe nostalgia has you still listening to them.

Grammy nominated rock band, The Fray, played both new and familiar songs for the GW community on the Saturday of Colonials Weekend. It was a night of mutual redemption, with lead singer Isaac Slade’s passionate and soothing vocals filling the Smith Center. Songs like “Turn Me On” hyped up the crowd with its strength of longing, reuniting the band and their fans in concert since their last official tour in Fall 2012.

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