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Tonight: Julia Haltigan at Joe's Pub

Julia Haltigan and her band played The Brooklyn Indie Music Fest in September and absolutely demolished the place.  Julia sings, plays guitar and leads a large band through material that draws on rock, r&b, latin rhythms, 40s and 50s pop and more. 98 more words

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Good Stuff from Alfonzo Velez and King Porter Stomp

Endorsements from other musicians are usually BS: it’s usually some quid-pro-quo thing, pretty much bought and paid for. But when noir piano titan Fernando Otero… 101 more words


At least Alfonso Velez is in DC this weekend...

My plan for today was to wake up and get some writing done for work. Of course, that is not going to happen. I had a few too many cocktails at Vinoteca last night, thus a mini-hangover that wont allow me to concentrate. 138 more words



Heartbreak, romance and elegance. Those are the tools of New York-based singer songwriter Alfonso Velez. To listen to his new self-titled record is to hear a number of influences mixing into one. 325 more words

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Celebrating Rock in Washington, Pt. Two: Best of the Current Crop

I’ve got a lot of nostalgia for the “old,” post-punk music scene in Washington. And as I mentioned in the last post, there was a cohesiveness and a tightness in the community then that I don’t think we’re going to see again. 1,722 more words