Lizzo has described her concert experience as "Church with a twerk," and her sold-out two-night stint at The Anthem in Washington, D.C. was exactly that: A spiritual love affair of self-celebration and joy.
Bloc Party’s Silent Alarm and 2000s British indie rock - name a more iconic duo. It’s iconic enough, at least, to pack The Anthem in 2019 in celebration of their debut album.
Co-headliners Shakey Graves and Dr. Dog took to the Anthem’s stage to meet in the middle of their respective styles, which stretch from floor-stomping Americana to psychedelic indie rock.
Lewis worked hard at (and succeeded) making sure the show at the cavernous venue, full of Vegas-styled pomp, stayed as intimate as possible.
Passion Pit recently celebrated the end of their 10th-anniversary tour of the album Manners at The Anthem in Washington, D.C., treating fans to songs from the album and then some.
Underneath a giant disco ball, the stoic and dapper NYC group brought their dark and infectious music to The Anthem.
On Valentine’s Day, the Zach Condon-fronted musical troupe brought sublime new songs from Gallipoli along old favorites to The Anthem in DC.
Some would argue A$AP Rocky has put music on the backburner in favor of other creative ventures such as fashion, acting, and an art exhibition. But at a sold-out Anthem, A$AP Rocky reminded the crowd of his biggest strength - putting on the show of a lifetime.
A Fender Telecaster isn’t the first instrument that comes to mind when one thinks of jazz guitar. Jazz, after all, is a woman, better suited to the elegant lines of a Gibson ES or an Ibanez AF95 than the brutal “squareness” of a Tele. Indeed, Julian Lage’s arsenal includes several varieties of archtops and hollow bodies, but the Telecaster is his axe of choice, and with it, he is creating one hell of a legacy.
Freddie Gibbs aka the Baby Face Killa’s roots lie in Gary, Indiana, but the Midwest veteran sounds like he’s plucked from the tree of hip-hop’s most influential artists from various regions. The gangsta grit of Three Six Mafia sprinkled with the southern flair of Scarface, and lyrical prowess of Ice Cube are traits that make Freddie Gibbs extremely versatile in his craft.
Two years ago Tash Sultana played a sold out show at Rock & Roll Hotel. Now, the Melbourne native is playing the much larger Anthem but still providing fans with an intimate musical experience.
As long as they’ve got their acoustic guitars to thrash on, Tenacious D will always be there to entertain the masses, irreverent and hard-rocking as ever.
The steely, piercing synths, confident delivery, and piercing stage lights all but guaranteed that this show could make anyone feel like, in singer Lauren Mayberry’s words, “a Powerpuff version of themselves.”
Omissions of older fan favorites like “Keep Your Head Up” and “I Forget Where We Were” surely disappointed longtime fans, but those that were here for the new Ben Howard were in for one of the most sublime performances to grace The Anthem.
It’s hard to make a place as massive as The Anthem feel like a family gathering, but Punch Brothers did just that with some great banter and even greater musicianship.
Miguel lifted a packed crowd at The Anthem in Washington, D.C. to the stratosphere when his Ascension Tour stopped here earlier this week.
With a 13-piece band in tow at The Anthem, Father John Misty toned down the sarcasm, but his dedication to giving a passionate performance has never been stronger.
Even with a curveball like Tranquility Base Hotel and Casino, Arctic Monkeys still know how to wow a crowd. Recap and photos from their recent tour stop at The Anthem in Washington, DC.