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 Bio/Links:
Interview Link: https://youtu.be/LfyNM55M7p8
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: https://www.facebook.com/ElizabethiiMusic/posts/1579508025463012
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FROM THIS SHOW
***You Consume Me, by Flying Jacob (Hard Rock, Alternative Rock)
Lonely, by Elizabeth II ( Hard Rock)
***As It Was, by Cathy D. (Pop, Rock)
***Better Things, by The Great Heights Band (Indie, Rad-Pop)
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!
Our Local Music Calendar is back fully functioning! YES!! We found a developer to resolve our API issues, and now our calendar, DC’s only custom resource where you can find exclusively the shows artists FROM DC are playing, is available to you! Have you visited the calendar in a while? Here’s the link, take a look, and we hope you go see a show! Remember you can filter by state and city to narrow it down to those shows near you, and if you’ve never heard of the band, you can click on their name to view their profile in our database and preview their music. We have a few more updates to it in the works we’ll keep you posted as those roll out.
NEW RELEASES THIS WEEK
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)
Jay Diamondz - Hypnotized
(Electro Pop Music Video with a cool storyline. Horror Movie/Kidnapping/Prisoner theme. Nicely done!)
Louisa Hall - Fears
(Cool Folky Pop Song about people’s personal fears. Dug this one!)
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THIS WEEK'S LOCAL DC SHOWS TO SEE
Do you have any shows on your personal calendar to see coming up? Here’s a few of the upcoming shows we’re stoked about! Our custom local music calendar is the only place online showing you exclusively where DC’s talent is playing around DC! So see a show…or two…or three…research shows that it reduces stress and makes you happy!
Nov 17 - Sat
Christos DC @ Sotto for Reggae Musicale in Washington, DC (Reggae/Jazz)
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 29 - Thu
Vim & Vigor @ DC9 Nightclub in Washington, DC (Folk)
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