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Band/Artist Name: Teething Veils
Recommended if you like: Leonard Cohen, Kristin Hersh, Bob Dylan,
Story behind your band/artist name: the name came from a fusion of two self-portraits by the artist Marisol Escobar
Band Members: Hannah Burris (viola), Greg Svitil (guitar, vocals)
What part of the DC region is the artist tied to and how? Where is the artist's current home base if not DC : District of Columbia (based in Petworth and Brookland)
At least 3 interesting/entertaining facts about the band related to persons/events in Washington DC area: -the band originated on the second floor, above the performance space, of the early-2000's experimental venue 611 Florida
-the band and its precursor band The Antiques have toured in 32 states of the continental U.S.
-the band rarely plays cover songs, but released a counter-inauguration version of Phil Ochs' 'Here's to the State of Mississippi' with lyrical changes addressing the incoming administration, all proceeds of which benefit Planned Parenthood of Metropolitan Washington Action Fund, including a benefit show at Slash Run on January 21.
Anything else we should know, or you want to share: The band's third LP, 'Sea and Sun,' will be released on May 22, 2017.
Official Website URL: http://www.etxerecords.com/teething-veils/
Facebook URL: https://www.facebook.com/teethingveils/
Spotify Link: https://open.spotify.com/artist/1Hk1vjmjtcrVHBgpWuZ5iV
Main Genre: Folk
Other Genres: chamber pop