This week on DC Music Rocks, The Sidleys, perform their own eclectic style of melodic, soul-influenced indie rock and shine together onstage with powerful voices, memorable songs and precise musicianship, stops by for a chat. The episode also features great tracks by Mark Rogers, Hayley Fahey, Johnny and the Headhunters, and Veronneau.
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The Sidleys Bio/Links:
Interview Video Link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IkkPvg2iFRI
The Sidleys have been busy performing at some of the most prestigious venues in the mid-Atlantic region including The Fillmore, The Hamilton Live, The Barns at Wolf Trap, Bethesda Blues and Jazz and Villain & Saint as well as festivals and outdoor concert series up and down the East coast.
Their debut album Bittersweet has been well-received by critics and fans alike, gaining a nomination for Pop/Rock album of the year as well as winning an award for best album design from The Washington Area Music Association. The Sidleys' new album The Love You Make was released in June 2017 and has been called 2017's sound of summer by WERA 94.7 FM and Cerphe Colwell MusicPlanet Radio.
FROM THIS SHOW
***No Bigger Fool, by Mark Rogers (Rock, Americana)
Signs, by The Sidleys (Rock, Soul)
Dry Ice, by Hayley Fahey (Rock, Indie Rock)
***That’s All I Need, by Johnny and the Headhunters (Blues, Rockabilly)
One Note Samba, by Veronneau (Jazz, World)
***The first time we've played this artist for you on the show, & a new artist profile added to our DC Artist Database! There's new artists every week!
Enjoy our Holiday Playlist! We created it in collaboration with Listen Local First in DC! Fantastic 4 hour playlist to have on at your holiday events!! Finally a playlist of holiday songs you HAVEN’T already heard for years! Enjoy the holidays AND support DC’s music scene!
NEW RELEASES THIS WEEK
Eli Lev - Way Out West
5 Song Indie EP, Recommended if you like: Tom Petty, Mumford and Sons, Johnny Cash, Ben Harper, The Lumineers
Den-Mate - Den-Mate on Audiotree Live
6 Song Live Album, Recommended if you like: Yeah Yeah Yeahs, Portishead
Da Flame - God Answers Prayers
14 Song Full Album - Previous Reggae artist we’ve covered now turns more faith based
Leo & Cygnus - Sagittarii
5 song Indie Album - Recommended if you like: Fleetwood Mac
Brave Like Us - Odyssey
Music video and road trip Chronicles from cross country tour!
HOT SHOWS LIST THIS WEEK!!
Go see a show! Research shows that it reduces stress and makes you happy!
***Our calendar is the only place to find exclusively DC’s local music scene! Check out all your show options! https://www.dcmusicrocks.com/local-music-calendar/
Dec 28 - Fri
Broke Royals, Luke James Shaffer, Reed Appleseed @ Jammin Java in Vienna, VA
Eli Lev & Hayley Fahey Music @ Pearl Street Warehouse for Eli’s Album Release Show in Washington, DC
Moonshine Society @ The Soundry in Columbia, MD
Dec 31 - Mon
Seriously, too many shows to pick, visit out calendar to see them all!
Jan 3 - Thu
Two Ton Twig @ Union Stage in Washington, DC
GREAT RESOURCES & LINKS
Specific playlists we update weekly:
‘This Week’s Dose of DC Music’ Spotify Playlist, Updated Weekly:
(10-20 songs, updated weekly)
Our ‘2018 New Releases by DC Artists’ Spotify Playlist:
(Mega playlist from singles and albums which came out in 2018)
Our ‘DC Music Rocks Show’ Playlist:
(Basically Every Song We’ve Ever Featured on the Show since we began in 2016)
Our ‘DC Artists Official Music Videos’ Youtube Playlist:
(Exclusively official music videos, this playlist is over 200 videos long, go enjoy!)
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