Artist Spotlight

DC Music Review shines the spotlight on several artists.  We carefully tag and catalog artist photographs, list upcoming shows, and reference associated articles.

The result is that we can present you in-depth coverage like no other music website.

Be sure to watch this page as more artists are spotlighted.

In 2012 in a simple twist of fate, five musicians, having responded to the same Craigslist ad looking for musicians,[...]
Billy Strings
If you are a fan of bluegrass music there is one name that you have been hearing about over and[...]
Cris Jacobs
Cris Jacobs is a Baltimore, MD resident and a fan favorite in the DMV. Cris spent a decade as the[...]
Elizabeth II’s New EP Brings a Breath of Fresh Air to Hard Rock Sound
The electric blue hair isn’t the only bold aspect of artist Elizabeth II. In her new EP, Dark Chops,  she daringly[...]
Greensky Bluegrass
Greensky Bluegrass is a five-piece bluegrass band founded in Kalamazoo, Michigan.  Originally three members, the band soon evolved into a five[...]
Holly Bowling
Holly Bowling is a classically trained pianist who began playing piano at the age of five. Holly’s transition from classically[...]
Interview with Carly Harvey, DC’s Modern Day “Queen of the Blues”
Photo Credit: Brynn Johnson Carly Harvey has been deemed, "DC's Queen of the Blues" in 2016 by Dr. Nick Johnson[...]
Interview with Cris Jacobs
Cris Jacobs has cemented himself as a leading voice in the DMV music scene. After ten years as the front-man,[...]
John Kadlecik
John Kadlecik (or John K as he is more affectionately referred to by his fans) co-founded Dark Star Orchestra in[...]
Leftover Salmon
Leftover Salmon is a bluegrass jam band from Boulder, Colorado.  They have a unique blend of influences including bluegrass, rock,[...]
Marcus King Band
The Marcus King Band (MKB) formed in 2013 in Greenville, South Carolina, when Marcus King was just 17 years old. In[...]
Photographic Artist Spotlight – Grateful Dead & Beyond
The Grateful Dead are an instrumental part of the American musical landscape and among the founding fathers of "Jam Band"[...]
TAUK is a jazz fusion quartet from Long Island, New York (Oyster Bay to be exact). This band's music is[...]
The Southern Belles
The Southern Belles were formed in Richmond VA in late 2011. This incredibly talented group of musicians is comprised of[...]
Who The F*** Is Bryce Vine?
With sold out headlining gigs, his single ‘Drew Barrymore’ about to go platinum, and a highly anticipated debut album poised[...]