The Set List brings you a variety of genres at a variety of venues, starting off with a series shows celebrating the 12th anniversary of the Rock & Roll Hotel! HBD R&R!
On The Hill:
In celebration of the Rock & Roll Hotel’s 12 Year Anniversary, Bat Fangs and The Love Language will co-headline the H Street venue. With roots in DC and North Carolina, Bat Fangs’ eclectic punk rock has spread along the east coast. Their hard-hitting guitar solos and classic rock feel will draw you right in. Fans of The Love Language have learned that the band’s music, featuring a here.is worth the wait The band’s latest album, released just this week, is their first since 2013’s acclaimed Ruby Red. Catch the show on August 16 at the Rock & Roll Hotel. Get your tickets
Indiana-based Thunder Dreamer takes indie-rock to an exciting new plane. They mix elements of different genres to capture an alluring, dark, and romantic mood. Their latest album, Capture, touches on hardships, heartache, and isolation through a thick atmospheric veil. On August 9, head out to Songbyrd to check out Thunder Dreamer. Tickets are available now.
In an effort to raise awareness for mental health, singer-songwriter Luke James Shaffer is out on the road and headed straight for DC. His music embodies elements of alternative Americana, folk-pop, country, and soul. Shaffer’s philanthropic side shines through as a portion of the proceeds from his song “We’re All a Little Crazy” go directly to the Global Mental Health Alliance. This show is perfect for fans of The Lumineers, Mumford & Sons, and Vance Joy. Head to Union Stage at The Wharf on August 13. Buy your tickets here.
With over a decade of music under their belt, Ra Ra Riot‘s music still feels invigorating for fans. The fourth studio album from the 5-piece returns to their high-energetic, small show roots while also looking towards the future. Fans around the country have fallen in love with the band’s enthusiastic performances at each and every venue. Catch Ra Ra Riot on August 18 at U Street Music Hall. Get your tickets now!
Shooter Jennings is seen as a jack of all trades within the music industry. As a musician, songwriter, producer, and video game creator, Jennings has released eight studio albums, two live records, and has produced other projects on his own record label, Black Country Rock. Jennings has collaborated with the likes of Marilyn Manson, Brandi Carlile, and Stephen King while transitioning seamlessly through various genres. Don’t miss Shooter Jennings at DC City Winery on August 22. Tickets are available here.
Rock & Roll Hotel
- 10/19: Glorietta
- 11/16: The Dollop
- 11/14: Novo Amor
- 11/7: POND
Fall tours are being announced each day, so keep an eye on The Set List for all of the shows you won’t want to miss!