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11/13/18 - Special Guest: Elizabeth II

This week on DC Music Rocks, Elizabeth II, a dynamic and punchy rock and roll guitarist and singer-songwriter from Washington, D.C., stops by for a chat with host Brian Nelson-Palmer.  The episode also features great tracks by Flying Jacob, Cathy D., The Great Heights Band, and Bottled Up.


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Elizabeth II

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Elizabeth II is a dynamic and punchy rock and roll guitarist and singer-songwriter from Washington DC. She began performing her hard-hitting and raw original songs with a live band in January of 2017. With an eclectic Stevie Nicks nostalgia blended with a new age youthful edge, Elizabeth II combines thunderous vocals with bluesy guitar riffs driven by pulsating rhythms. Beth Cannon (Elizabeth II) is a rising guitar force in the local DC music scene. Pairing bluesy BB King styled licks along with the Contemporary solo styles Steve Vai, she's earned praise from world class guitarists like Slash (Guns n’ Roses), Nick Johnston, and Kevin Thrasher (Escape the Fate). 





Video of performance for Slash she referenced wasn’t anywhere public we could find it?! Drat! Congrats anyway Beth! Here’s all we found was a photo:

Elizabeth II
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  1. ***You Consume Me, by Flying Jacob (Hard Rock, Alternative Rock)

  2. Lonely, by Elizabeth II ( Hard Rock)

  3. ***As It Was, by Cathy D. (Pop, Rock)

  4. ***Better Things, by The Great Heights Band (Indie, Rad-Pop)

  5. Trash, by Bottled Up (Punk, Surf)

***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!

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  • Black Dog Prowl - State Radio
     (Hard Rock/Heavy Metal Single - RIYL Soundgarden, Nirvana, Fu Manchu, Alice in Chains)

  • Alex Vaughn - The Shift
     (R&B Full 9 Song Album - RIYL Lauryn Hill, John Legend, Mary J. Blige, Adele, Alicia Keys)

  • Clones of Clones - Just A Girl
     (Pop Rock Single - Cool interpretive cover of a No Doubt song)

  • Nah. - Be Better & Bodies
     (2 Pop/Electro/Indie Singles - RIYL Courtney Barnett, Tame Impala, Pond, Hospitality)

  • Aztec Sun - In The Name Of Everyone
     (8 Song Funk Album - RIYL Sly & the Family Stone, Snarky Puppy, James Brown, The Suffers, Alabama Shakes)

  • Color Palette - Dark Days
     (Electro Pop Single - RIYL Depeche Mode, The Smiths, and M83)




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Allthebestkids & Loi Loi @ Dupont Underground IN Washington, DC (Pop/Hip Hop/Electro Pop)

Nov 17 - Sat
Christos DC @ Sotto for Reggae Musicale in Washington, DC (Reggae/Jazz)

Nov 18 - Sun
Hayley Fahey Music, Crys Matthews, & Rorie Kelly at ‘Songwriter Sundays’ at Milkboy Arthouse in College Park, MD (Pop, solo singer-songwriter)

Nov 21 - Wed
Chuck Brown Band @ Pearl Street Warehouse in Washington, DC (Gogo)
Black Alley @ City Winery in Washington DC (Rock/Hip Hop)

Nov 23 - Fri
Flowerbomb & Unsullied @ Rock & Roll Hotel in Washington, DC (Indie/Hard Rock)

Nov 24 - Sat
Wandering Lies @ DC9 Nightclub in Washington, DC (Rock)

Nov 25 - Sun
Caroline Ferrante @ The Mansion on O Street in Washington, DC (Indie)

Nov 28 - Wed
M4TR's "Rock To Resist By" Benefit Show at Jammin Java in Vienna, VA (Funk/Rock/Pop)
Two Ton Twig @ Gypsy Sally's in Washington, DC (Bluegrass)

Nov 29 - Thu
Vim & Vigor @ DC9 Nightclub in Washington, DC (Folk)


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