I first saw the Heartless Bastards at Mercy Lounge in Nashville, and was immediately hooked at how such an unassuming looking trio could command such presence on stage. Ohio garage-rockers, the Heartless Bastards often get compared to fellow Ohioans, The Black Keys, but I was definitely getting a Sonic Youth sort of flavor…Needless to […]
Oh it’s definitely time to whip out the warm weather clothes! Outdoor festival season is among us and Ticket Alternative is filled with some of the coolest events in town! Check out below to see where we will be this weekend:
Friday May 18th – Wanda Jackson at Revolution Music Room
Ms. Wanda Jackson, aka, force to be reckoned with, aka, Queen of the Outlaws is in Arkansas tonight!
Friday May 18th – Astra Via at Black Cat
Olivia Mancini is no stranger to the D.C. music scene. She has a new project called Astra Via, and they are at the Black Cat tonight.
By Al Kaufman
Heartless Bastards answer the all important question: What if Adele was backed by a Texas band? Erika Wennerstrom, the vocal storm behind the band, has penned 11 songs that show off all her abilities. The soulful “Marathon” is followed by the poppy “Parted Ways,” until the song takes a turn and Wennerstrom demonstrates a passionate growl worthy of Patti Smith, accompanied by a drum and guitar frenzy. Read more about CD Review: Heartless Bastards — Arrow; Playing The EARL, March 2 and 40 Watt Club, May 18 …