Wednesday, June 25, 2008
Hula DC Style
Summer in DC reminds me of Hawaii. All that's missing are the palm trees, the beaches, the volcanoes and the island atmosphere. (If you are wondering if this writer is suffering from heat related brain fade- the answer is yes, and what of it?) (Not to mention I've never been to Hawaii, but a girl can dream.)
In actuality, we're probably missing almost everything that Hawaii has - but that's why we're lucky to have The Hula Monsters to help our metropolitan, politicking weary brains cope with living here- not there. Band leader Dave Giegerich is a master dobro and steel player- in fact all of them are accomplished musicians and Hawaiian shirt salesmen. You can even buy a shirt off their backs-or at least off the rack- at their shows. Hula Monsters will be playing The Quarry House this Friday night-just in time to catch a ride on that tropical heat wave headed our way. So if you can't make it to the beach, cruise on over to the shores of Silver Spring.