Music 2008: Highlights from the Rock & Roll Hotel

Music 2008: Highlights from the Rock & Roll Hotel was originally published on Black Plastic Bag on Dec. 19, 2008, at 11:54 am

A note from Steve Lambert, booking manager for the Rock & Roll Hotel, on his biggest shows, his favorite shows, and some cool developments in the Atlas district.

Biggest shows:

  1. O.A.R. (Dec.08)
  2. Vampire Weekend (Feb.08)
  3. Ben Kweller (Oct.08)
  4. Black Mountain and Bon Iver (Feb.08)
  5. Mark Kozelek [Red House Paints / Sun Kil Moon) (Nov.08)
  6. Mudhoney (June.08)
  7. Glasvegas (Oct.08)
  8. Z-Trip (Nov.08)
  9. Liam Finn (Sept.08)
  10. Ohgr [Skinny Puppy] (Dec.08)

Favorite shows

  1. Monotonix @ DC9
  2. Black Moutain and Bon Iver @ Rock and Roll Hotel
  3. Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds @ 9:30 Club
  4. Mark Kozelek @ Rock and Roll Hotel
  5. St. Vincent @ Rock and Roll Hotel
  6. Loretta Lynn @ 9:30 Club
  7. Howlin’ Rain @ DC9
  8. The Black Angels @ Rock and Roll Hotel
  9. Calexico @ 9:30 Club
  10. Basia Bulat @ DC9
  11. Titus Andronicus @ THE RED AND THE BLACK

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Excited about:

  • Growing attendance and attention for H St. NE
  • The shuttle system about to take place in 2009 for the Atlas District

    —Steve Lambert

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