Friday, August 23, 2013
U Street Music Hall is a rock club that you might walk right by if you didn't know it was there. (I'm not even sure it has a sign.) The club itself is in the basement and has the feel of the dark old 9:30, but it's bigger with a better space and sound. Here's another twist: The U Street folks and the 9:30 crew partnered up a while back to swap spaces now and then. Bands that are bigger than Black Cat, but aren't quite big enough for the 9:30 Club are a better fit here where the capacity is 500.
Local rockers US Royalty are in that category- touring nationally and maybe on the brink of something bigger; they'll be at U Street on September 7. This is a rare all ages/ early rock show so if you have a musically driven kid around the house or just plain don't get out much anymore- this might be a good thing to check out. For a chance to grab two tickets, just write me at firstname.lastname@example.org. Please put US in the subject box. Contest endsAugust 30.