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More AM Than FM

Friday, February 10, 2023 | 8-11 PM

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Since 2012, More AM Than FM has brought fury and friendship, a lot of Rock & Roll swagger, and a little bit of Southern Maryland stomp to basements, DIY spaces, stages such as The Black Cat, Comet Ping Pong and the 9:30 Club, and festivals like WFSU and The Smithsonian’s Hirshhorn Fall Fest. The tightknit trio of Selena Benally, Mel Mast, and Anjalee Sharma revels in a locked in loyalty, chemistry, and a melding of minds.

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Round Robin Night: Maureen Andary, Sara Curtin, and Knox Engler

Friday, March 10, 2023 | 8-11 PM

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Maureen Andary, a songwriter with a creative writing degree from New York University and musical theater training, has served as an Artist-in-Residence at the Strathmore Center for the Performing Arts and has performed at such distinguished venues as the Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, the Mansion at Strathmore, The Birchmere, and Lincoln Center. 

Born and raised in Washington, D.C., Sara Curtin’s 2017 album Or So It Seemed was described by Washington City Paper as “a full portrait of a human being: nuanced, complex, and contradictory.” She writes honest, autobiographical songs which invite the listener to explore the human experience. 

North Carolina native, Knox Engler, has up to this point released albums featuring his guitar chops in the genre of music known as math core. Recently transplanted to Washington, D.C., he is developing his singer-songwriter catalog with a new album forthcoming.

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Emory Grey

Friday, April 14, 2023 | 8-11 PM

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Emory Grey is a new project by Erin Frisby, founder of the nonprofit record label This Could Go Boom! After touring extensively with Miss Shevaughn & Yuma Wray and FuzzQueen, Erin settled in Washington D.C. where she co-founded the post-punk rock band, The OSYX. Erin studied opera and her musical projects have been featured in Alternative Sound, Sound Opinions, Magnet Magazine, Curve Magazine, Queer Country, Huffington Post, Popmatters, and The Washington Post.

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Uasuf Gueye Trio

Friday, May 12, 2023 | 8-11 PM

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The Uasuf Gueye Trio performs the music of the royal courts of 13th century Manding West Africa. By combining the traditional repertoire of the oral historians of Manding with innovative jazz and blues arrangements, they can create an intoxicating listening experience that has been described as “history in motion.” Whether creating a cool ambiance or an incredibly stimulating performance, the Uasuf Gueye Trio is guaranteed to transform any evening into a journey into the soul.