Nicole Cairns

Kweller will turn on the Mount Vernon Campus Quad

Whether you stumble upon the Mount Vernon Quad on your way to get a late lunch at Ames or brave the shuttle to see one of your favorite bands, make sure to spend your Saturday on the Quad for Fountain Day. Typically held to celebrate the turning on of the main fountain on the Mount […]

This month in live music

The agony and pain of finals is quickly approaching. For some of us, our time at GW is coming to a close and we’re applying for jobs. Others are planning their summer vacations and trying to land a great internship. While you may be a bit overwhelmed, some amazing live shows are coming to ease […]

WEB EXTRA: MY Chemical Romance: The Black Parade

Sitting in his manager’s basement in Los Angeles, My Chemical Romance guitarist Frank Iero took calls from college journalists across the country while the rest of his band was in Japan. Just a few days earlier, he had one of his wisdom teeth pulled and with it, came out his sinus wall. After a long […]

This month in live music

Before April showers us with an eclectic month of music in the District, there are a few musical loose-ends to tie up for March. Tonight, Iota Club & Caf? is hosting the CD-release party for Local folk singer/songwriter Vandaveer. His latest album “Grace & Speed,” released on Gypsy Eyes, was released March 20. Christina Aguilera’s […]

This month in live music

It may not seem like it, but spring is upon us. And with the warm weather approaching, many great bands are coming out of hibernation to descend upon D.C. in their tours this month. Tomorrow night (March 2), GW’s own Jukebox the Ghost will perform at Potter’s House in Columbia Heights in order to warm […]

This month in live music

February isn’t known for being a great month for live shows, but fortunately a lot of great artists are visiting D.C. this month on rare winter tours. Yeah, we’re all still sad about missing Justin Timberlake last Friday at the Verizon Center, but luckily there are plenty of shows you can see this month that […]

WEB EXTRA: A decade in the making: Blue October savors the spotlight

Blue October guitarist CB Hudson has always loved being on stage. Each night on tour, he stands besides his band mates and entertains packed crowds of young music fans. “As a kid, I always saw myself on stage making people smile,” Hudson said. The band may seem like an overnight success to those who just […]

Peaches For Thanksgiving

Walking up to the 9:30 Club on Sunday night, I was a little concerned. My assignment was to do a live show review of Peaches and the Herms with supporting act Quintron and Miss Pussycat. Peaches shows are notorious for pushing sexual boundaries, being flamboyant, featuring nudity and for often having giant penises on stage. […]